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Puerto Maldonado Rainforest

The Puerto Maldonado rainforest includes one of the world’s largest tracts of protected tropical forest. This makes it a great place to experience Amazonia. Filled with fascinating animals, plants and beautiful scenery, the rainforest makes a great choice for an adventure holiday or even a memorable family vacation. Jump straight to our recommended Puerto Maldonado […]

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Puerto Maldonado Travel - Macaws

Peru is a fantastic place to experience the Amazon Rainforest. Cradled by the Andes mountains, studies show that this side of the rainforest contains the highest amount of animals and plants. Peru is one of the best destinations to experience a rainforest that covers 40% of South America and Puerto Maldonado is a main Amazon […]

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Sanbona or Shamwari Reserve

The Sanbona Reserve and the Shamwari Reserve are both excellent wildlife reserves in South Africa. Both Sanbona and Shamwari Reserve contain the Big 5 and both have very strong conservation and restoration goals. As both of these excellent wildlife reserves also offer a premium safari in a choice of different luxury lodges, do you choose […]

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Eagles Crag Lodge - Luxury Tours in South Africa

The Eagles Crag Lodge (Shamwari Reserve) Offered as the premium lodge in Shamwari Reserve, the Eagles Crag Lodge offers incredible comfort, excellent views, delicious cuisine, and exhilarating game drives through the Shamwari Reserve. In addition to the game drives and tours, enjoy spotting some different wildlife from the lodge itself. The suites at the Eagles […]

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Sanbona Reserve, South Africa

The Sanbona Wildlife Reserve covers 54,000 hectares of diverse landscape in a part of South Africa called the Little Karroo. This desert-like wilderness is accessed from South Africa’s capital city of Cape Town. The main objective of the reserve is conservation and restoration of this fantastic area complete with the animals and plants that once […]

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Lions in Shamwari Nature Reserve, South Africa

The Shamwari Nature Reserve is an award-winning private reserve in South Africa. The reserve is located about 75 km from Port Elizabeth. The Shamwari Reserve & Shamwari Reserve lodges are consistently voted leaders in conservation and eco-lodge operation. The reserve has been featured on nature programs, including Animal Planet for the show ‘Shamwari: A wild […]

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Shamwari Reserve

If you’re deciding whether to visit the Shamwari Reserve or the Addo National Park from Port Elizabeth in South Africa, it really depends what you want from the experience. Both of these reserves can offer a contrasting experience and it depends on several factors to which you choose, including what you want to see, your […]

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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 from, including the fantastic Eagles Crag Lodge pictured above. We have written this guide to help you pick the best Shamwari […]

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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 the majority of the Galapagos Islands and a couple of other UNESCO-listed areas. Enjoy a diversity of habitats, such as rainforest, páramo, volcanoes, mountains, dry tropical forest, mangroves, islands, and marine areas. Within these reserves and national parks, you […]

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