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Eagles Crag Lodge

Covering 25,000 hectares, the Shamwari Game Reserve is a wildlife-rich private nature reserve on the Eastern Cape of South Africa accessed from Port Elizabeth. There are several Shamwari Game Reserve luxury lodges to choose, such as the Eagles Crag Lodge (photo above). We have written this guide to help you pick the best Shamwari Game […]

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The Wet Tropics, Queensland, Australia

Australia contains one of the world’s oldest rainforests, which can be traced to the time of the Gondwana supercontinent that existed 184 million years ago. Spanning 900,000 hectares between Townsville and Cooktown, the Wet Tropics region is where you find most of Australia’s tropical rainforest. Around 15% of the Wet Tropics is protected by national […]

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Galapagos Islands - National Parks & Reserves in Ecuador

Ecuador has protected 19% of its area within a range of reserves and national parks, including almost the entirety of the Galapagos Islands and a couple of other UNESCO-listed areas. Enjoy a diversity of habitats, such as rainforest, páramo, volcanoes and mountains, dry tropical forest, mangroves, islands, and marine areas. Within these reserves and national […]

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La Selva Lodge - Visiting the Amazon from Quito

Many visitors to Ecuador are interested in visiting the Amazon from Quito, which is Ecuador’s capital city. You can choose to explore the city to see some fantastically preserved architecture in the historic center. Before we get to the Amazon, the city itself has many interesting areas, including the world’s 2nd largest cable car that […]

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La Selva Lodge, Yasuni National Park, Ecuador

The UNESCO-listed Yasuni National Park covers around one million hectares of lowland Amazon Rainforest and contains a record-breaking diversity of animals and plants. The park is situated along the Napo River in eastern Ecuador and is one of the favorite places to visit for nature lovers or people looking for a more adventurous vacation. With […]

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Amazon Villa - Tambopata Luxury Lodge

A great choice for a Tambopata luxury lodge in Peru’s southern Amazon Rainforest is the Amazon Villa, which is located in the buffer zone of Tambopata National Reserve and surrounded by an incredible diversity of animals and plants. The Amazon Villa offers a premium experience of the rainforest with exclusive use of the villa in […]

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