Wildlife Holidays in South America

Wildlife Holidays in South America

South America is a beguiling place. With climatic, altitudinal and geographical extremes as wide as any and more bird species than any other continent, names such as ‘Amazon’ and ‘Galápagos’ have an endless fascination. To witness the staggering variety of life there is a goal that must be satisfied for anyone interested in natural history.

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Andy Tucker
Operations Manager
Andy Tucker

Our Specialist Recommends

South America offers a mouthwatering bonanza of wildlife habitats and cultures. The Amazon, the dramatic landscapes of Patagonia and the wonderful wetlands of the Brazilian Pantanal — these diverse landscapes contribute to a tapestry of staggering variety and superlatives! For a first visit to South America, you can't beat our 'Just Jaguars' tour in the Pantanal or our 'Birds and History' tour in Colombia. 

Operations Manager - Andy Tucker

Naturetrek Tours to South America

From the great tropical rainforests of the north to the dramatic landscapes of Patagonia, Naturetrek’s South America holidays go in search of the continent’s dazzling array of birds, mammals and other wildlife. Here are just some of the Naturetrek wildlife tours in South America that you can choose from:

  • Ecuador – The Andes & Amazon – a birdwatching tour of the western cloudforests, high páramo and the Amazon lowlands
  • Ecuador & the Galápagos Islands – a 2-week cruise of the Galápagos Islands
  • Argentine Patagonia – explores southern Patagonia, the Peninsula Valdés, Glaciares National Park and Tierra del Fuego
  • Peru – Macaws & Machu Picchu – visit the famous Inca ruins and enjoy an isolated clay-lick on the Upper Tambopata River
  • Brazil – Just Jaguars! – our dedicated Jaguar-watching holiday taking you to the heart of the Brazilian Pantanal and into the heart of the ‘Jaguar Zone’!
  • South America’s Big Cats – focuses on searching for Pumas in Chile and Jaguars in  the Pantanal
  • The Falkland Islands – comprehensive exploration of these remote South Atlantic islands and a chance to see as many penguins as you could wish for!
  • Guyana – A Timeless Paradise – this unspoiled country is home to Giant Anteaters, Giant River Otters and Guianan Cock-of-the-rock and boasts some breathtaking scenery including waterfalls, pristine forests and savannahs

Birdwatching holidays in South America …

If your passion is birdwatching, then you can’t beat South America! We offer a superb variety of dedicated birdwatching holidays to the continent. Here’s a selection:

Book any holiday today for a deposit of just £50 pp! To redeem this offer, please book over the phone: 01962 733051 (8:30am – 5pm Mon-Fri). Excludes cruises. View offer details.