Mammal Watching Holidays
Many of the world’s mammals are instantly recognisable to us. Animals such as lions, Tigers, elephants and bears capture our imaginations from childhood. Fulfilling what is for many people a lifelong dream of seeing their ‘wish list’ species in the wild is something we take great pleasure and pride in doing.
Our mammal specialist recommends …
I would recommend Chiles Blue Whales & Pumas for combining stunning scenery and wildlife. Closer to home, short breaks to Spain in search of Wolves and Iberian Lynx are hard to beat. For those seeking adventure, Africa holds many possibilities, including a chance to watch Mountain Gorillas. And India, along with Tigers, has a superb variety of mammals. - Paul Stanbury
Naturetrek mammal watching tours
Why choose a Naturetrek mammal watching tour?
Many of Naturetrek’s tours have a primary focus on mammals and we offer the widest choices of mammal watching holidays across the globe, from the Arctic to the tropics.
Our holidays are guided by at least one professional naturalist tour leader. Our groups usually also benefit from additional guiding by expert local naturalist guides.
On most of our holidays we take a wider wildlife interest beyond just mammals.
We have holidays to see an incredible range of the world’s mammals, such as Orang Utans, lemurs, bats, polar mammals, big & small cats, and mammals of the African savannah or the rainforest.
Here’s a selection of our mammal tours:
- India’s Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve
- A cruise to Spitsbergen in search of Polar Bears
- A chance to see the ‘big five’ and much more in South Africa’s Kruger National Park
- Finland offers a chance to have close-up views of Brown Bears
- Enjoy Kenya’s Masai Mara mammals, while staying in luxury camps
Bargain mammal selection
We offer a range of action-packed bargain holidays for the dedicated mammal enthusiast, which are exceptional value for money, from Belize to Zambia.
WHAT YOU'VE BEEN SAYING ABOUT OUR Mammals HOLIDAYS
This was a fantastic holiday with the sightings of Jaguars way beyond my expectation. Marcos Felix was a superb guide.
Staying on the Flotel giving ready access to Jaguar sightings was definitely the highlight. Talks given by the researcher on the Flotel were excellent. I liked the open safari vehicles and the boats used from both the Flotel and Southwild.
Jaguar sightings were so far over and above my expectations!!! Having attempted to see them in Guyanaa few years ago and failed, I was anxious beforehand that we wouldn't see them but I needn't have worried!
Great to see the Giant Anteater and Giant River Otters as well.
Paulo was an excellent guide. He was extremely knowledgeable, entertaining and helpful. He put in hours of extra work which I am sure was above the call of duty.
Lived up to its title in full but also managed to show us an amazing variety of other wildlife. The perseverance of Paulo the guide not only showed us Jaguars, but all sorts of Jaguar behaviour - including swimming, stalking, a kill and a mating.
A friend was on a similar tour with another company a few weeks previously which came nowhere near this.