When & Where To Go For Wildlife Holidays & Wilderness Safaris

Clearly covering so many destinations across the world there is always a good time to be travelling somewhere with us and whilst by no means exhaustive we hope this calendar will help you decide when to travel.


Northern Lights visible from Finnish Lapland through until April, Finland.

Dog sledging in Lapland through until early April, Finland & Sweden.

This is the prime time for photographing eagles and other birds on the expansive plains of Hungary.


Harp seals give birth on the ice floes, Gulf of St Lawrence, Canada.

The best time to view wolves in Bieszczady, Poland.

Wildebeest & zebra migration starts through Makgadikgadi, Botswana.

Primetime for bird watching in Costa Rica.


Wildebeest migration starts to move north from Ndutu to Grumeti, Serengeti, Tanzania.

Start of the best tiger viewing opportunities in Pench, Bandhavgarh and Kanha National Parks, India.

Leatherback & loggerhead turtles come ashore to lay eggs, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.

Grey whale migration passes along the coastline of Vancouver Island, Canada heading to Alaska


Start of the shoebill season, Bangweulu, Zambia.

Blue-footed boobies start their unique mating dance, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador.

Start of the main whale watching season in Iceland, running until October.

Nesting birds at Latrabjarg cliffs, Western Fjords, Iceland.


Great bear watching from now until September, Kajaani, Finland.

Waved albatross are ashore and nesting in the Galapagos Islands.

Whale shark viewing season until the end of June at Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia.

Start of the whale watching season, Tasmania, Australia.


The dry season begins for game viewing, South Luangwa National Park, Zambia

Victoria Falls in full flow, Livingstone, Zambia.

Flood waters reach the Okavango Delta, Botswana.

Humpback whales and icebergs off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada

Green turtles nest in Tortuguero, Costa Rica until October.

Open sea ice around Svalbard allows the start of Arctic wildlife cruises in search of polar bears, walrus and a vast array of other wildlife until September.


Southern Right whales start their migration through Hermanus, South Africa.

Beluga whales were seen in estuaries around Churchill, Canada.

Great weather for whale watching in British Columbia.

The best game viewing from now until October in Tarangire National Park, Tanzania.


Migrating wildebeest & zebra at Mara River crossings, Masai Mara, Kenya.

Raft the Arctic rivers to observe the caribou migration, Canada.

Mass 'arribada' synchronisation of Olive Ridley turtles nesting 1 week before full moon from now until December, Ostional, Costa Rica.

Southern Right whales start their migration through Hermanus, South Africa.


Perhaps the best time to be on safari in Africa.

Beautiful fields of flowers bloom in Namaqualand, South Africa.

Autumn colours, outdoor activities and bear watching around Oulanka National Park, Finland.

Prime grizzly bear viewing in British Columbia as they feed on the salmon run.


Polar bear congregates in numbers around Hudson Bay, Churchill, Canada.

Unique red crab migration on Christmas Island, Australia.


Migratory bird species arrive in Costa Rica.

Blue whales off Sri Lanka's Southwest coast until April.

Great Barrier Reef nocturnal coral spawning, Australia.


Pacific green turtles lay their eggs, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador.

Humpback whales and other cetaceans gather until April around Marino Ballena and Corcovado National Parks, Costa Rica.

Christmas & New Year break in Lapland, Finland.

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