If your partner is an animal lover, book one of these amazing getaways
 
01
Follow The Migration In Tanzania

From the moment you float into the skies on a hot-air balloon at sunrise, you will know that this trip is going to be pretty special. For if you book your honeymoon during April, May and June or November and December, you have a strong chance of seeing this incredible spectacle, which is the annual wildebeest migration

wildebeest migration

 

02
Spot Hippos On The Zambezi River

For the ultimate wildlife break, combine a trip to Zimbabwe and Zambia in one holiday. Start your honeymoon at Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe where you can join a guide on a walking safari through an area that has one of the densest concentrations of game in Africa. But as soon as you arrive at your camp you will realise that you don’t have to go far to see wildlife as elephants can often be spotted around the waterhole in front of your camp. Then fly to Zambia and take a cruise down the Zambezi River where you can spy hippos, crocodiles and masses of birds. 
 

hippos on Zambezi

 

03
Go On Safari In Sri Lanka

For a magical trip to Sri Lanka visit the colonial city of Galle, the misty tea plantations of Kandy, then go on safari. Visit Yala National Park to see elephants roaming free, monkeys and even a leopard or two if you are lucky. And if you stop by Colombo, you can even visit an elephant sanctuary and join one of its pachyderms for a walk.
 

Leopard Sri Lanka

04
Discover Australia’s Galagapos

Fly to Kangaroo Island to see some of Australia’s most unique creatures. Here you’ll find echidnas, koalas and of course kangaroos. Book into Southern Ocean Lodge, which has attracted the likes of Brad Pitt and offers jawdropping views of the ocean. If you have more time, you can then fly to the Blue Mountains and then the Great Barrier Reef.

koala

 

05
Dive With Manta Rays In The Maldives

Enjoy a speedboat or seaplane ride to your resort then pull on your wetsuit and explore the reefs filled with clown fish, parrot fish and manta rays. Then when the sun is setting, go on a cruise to spot dolphins playing in the surf. 

Manta Ray Maldives
 

Suggested Itineraries

From $14,300 pp

Russian High Arctic

Russia The Arctic

  • Sail around the Russian High Arctic in luxury with all modern comforts onboard Sea Spirit 
  • Experience a true expedition cruise to the rarely visited Franz Josef Land archipelago
  • Visit a soviet-era research facility, once a base for polar exploration
  • Look out for colonies of nesting seabirds on the rugged, steep cliffs of the islands
  • Spot polar bears, walrus and endangered bowhead whales around the archipelago

When to go:

J F M A M J J A S O N D
ideal length 13 nights

From $8,500 pp

Arctic Wildlife Safari

The Arctic

  • Search for polar bears hunting seals in the pack ice on an arctic safari
  • Explore historical sites including early whaling camps, trappers’ cabins, deserted coal mining operations, and an abandoned polar research station
  • Sea kayaking near tidewater glaciers and icebergs
  • Look out for humpback whales from the outdoor decks
  • Take advantage of the included photography program and learn alongside the onboard expert

When to go:

J F M A M J J A S O N D
ideal length 10 nights

From $6,000 pp

Mongolia’s Eagle Hunting Festival

Ulaanbaatar & Central Heartland

  • Living alongside a nomadic eagle hunting family and learning about their age-old traditions and ways of life
  • Attending the annual Ulgii Eagle Hunting Festival and getting caught up in the excitement of this event which locals spend their lives training for
  • Experiencing a less mainstream part of the country and really getting off the beaten track

When to go:

J F M A M J J A S O N D
ideal length 6 nights
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