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Safari, wildlife & nature holidays

Wildlife, nature and safari holidays

Expert travel guides and holiday advice

From lions in Kenya and kangaroos in Adelaide to elephants in Sri Lanka, there are so many destinations rich in wildlife and natural beauty to visit. Whether you're a safari adventurer, a calm bird spotter or a lover of treks through rainforests and exciting landscapes, our travel experts have found the perfect holidays to suit all types of holidayers. Read handy guides on the best tours, hotels and restaurants for backpackers, families, couples, honeymooners and backpackers.

Wildlife holidays

From tropical bird spotting to whale watching, there are so many wonderful wildlife hot spots not to be missed around the world. Our travel experts have reviewed the best hotels across top holiday destinations where wildlife lovers will be in their element.

Wildlife lovers will find plenty to inspire in this new publication by Lonely Planet

The world's real fantastic beasts – and where to find them

Find inspiration for your next trip with Lonely Planet’s new book, The A-Z of Wildlife Watching

Rock star: the surreal landscape around Spitzkoppe

Namibia guide: From Mad Max to wildlife watching, it's an enticingly

Some of the continent's most intriguing landscapes can be found in this former German outpost, says Simon Calder

Safari holidays

There's no better adventure than a safari holiday and watching the big five in their natural habitat is an experience of a lifetime. Read our travel experts' guides on the best hotels, tours and destinations for safaris.

Nature holidays

From luxury escapes to backpacking adventures, there are so many ways to enjoy the world's unique and wonderful landscapes. The Independent's experts have travelled to the best destinations and reviewed hotels that allow you to be at one with nature.

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