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Luxury wildlife holidays with A&K

Our luxury wildlife holidays whisk you away to some of the most dramatic landscapes on Earth, where you’ll see nature at its most captivating. Explore the jungles of Costa Rica, the forests of India, the Arctic tundra and the Canadian wilderness, with A&K experts and guides leading the way.

We can help you follow in Charles Darwin’s famous footsteps during one of our luxury Galápagos cruises. Navigate between volcanic islands aboard an expedition-grade vessel, snorkel beside curious sea lion, and watch giant tortoise strolling along the coast.

Or answer the call of the wild with an A&K escape to British Columbia, where the annual salmon run draws hungry grizzly bears out into the open. We’ll ensure you’re in best spot to see these formidable creatures.

If it’s a challenge you’re after, the wildernesses of the Arctic and Antarctica always deliver. These inhospitable destinations on the tip and toe of the planet host a surprising abundance of wildlife. Our Arctic cruises take you to “The Land of the Midnight Sun”, where you can spot wolf packs on the hunt, darting Arctic fox and whale breaching the icy waters. Or ply the same course as Shackleton on one of our Antarctic cruises, where you’ll encounter huddled colonies of penguin, sea birds soaring overhead and orca pursuing elephant seal.

A&K has spent more than half a century crafting tailor-made wildlife holidays for our clients, and our network and know-how is unmatched. Whichever wild corner of the world is your dream destination, it would be our pleasure to take you there.

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"For a holiday full of luxury, thrilling adventure and increased knowledge of wildlife, ours could not be beaten."

Mrs H, 2018

"My trip to Ecuador and the Galápagos was so magical. I have wanted to visit the Galápagos Islands for many years and it far exceeded my expectations. I felt privileged to see such amazing wildlife and will have wonderful memories for years to come."

Mrs S, 2016

Into the wilds

Get closer to nature at these perfectly placed properties

Four Seasons Resort, Chiang Mai – Thailand

This resort brings Four Seasons’ characteristic luxury to the gorgeously green Mae Rim Valley of northern Thailand. Stay amidst hectares of rice paddies and gardens overlooking jungle-hugged hills that extend to the horizon. From this five-star base, you can easily get back to nature; hike along one of the many wild trails, take a refreshing plunge in the Mae Sa Waterfall or gaze over the treetops from the Canopy Walk of the Queen Sirikit Botanical Garden.

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The Resort at Pedregal – Los Cabos, Mexico

You’re just a stone’s throw from the ocean when you stay at this beachfront resort in Los Cabos, Baja California. Kick off your shoes and amble on the silky soft sand of the property’s private beach. Wildlife enthusiasts will relish the opportunities to witness a diversity of marine animals. Enjoy excursions to the Sea of Cortez which flows into the Pacific and is home to fauna great and small – everything from orca and humpback whale to leatherback sea turtle and manta ray.

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Knight Inlet Lodge – British Columbia, Canada 

When it comes to grizzly bear watching, Knight Inlet Lodge in British Columbia has few equals. This 16-room floating lodge is perfectly situated on a remote stretch of Knight Inlet, tucked against a backdrop of sprawling green forest. This area attracts one of the highest concentrations of grizzly bear in British Columbia, especially in autumn when the rivers are overflowing with tempting salmon. When you’re not out spotting bear during boat excursions or guided shore walks, bed down in comfort with views of the Inlet’s calm waters and verdant surrounds.  

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Sanctuary Chief’s Camp – Botswana 

Stay in the wilds in style at Sanctuary Chief’s Camp. Situated in the heart of Moremi Game Reserve, this property boasts 10 spacious bush pavilions and an ultra-luxe option – the Geoffrey Kent Suite. From your atmospheric base, explore the wilderness on your doorstep. Spot iconic African animals including the Big Five during safari walks, drives and mokoro (dug-out canoe) excursions. 

Exclusive to A&K clients: save 10% on stays at Sanctuary camps and lodges In Botswana and Zambia when you book by 31 October 2019. Valid for travel from 6 January 2020 to 3 January 2021. For full Ts&Cs and availability, please speak to one of our travel specialists.

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