Blue whale, Sri Lanka

Marine Life

Natural World Safaris

Natural World Safaris

09 Apr 2021

Discover Marine Life

The ocean creates an unconscious reverie that makes us happier, healthier, and more capable of connection. Our marine safaris allow you to dip under the waves around the world for remarkable encounters with ocean giants. These aren't diving trips; you'll just need a snorkel and a sense of adventure

Whale Shark, St Helena

Whale Sharks in St Helena

Snorkel alongside whale sharks one of the world's most remote islands, and see turtles, devil rays and dolphins too. 

Visit one of the best places in the world to swim and snorkel alongside whale sharks. Explore the cultural and historical sites of St Helena, including the final residence of Napoleon Bonaparte. Search for endemic birdlife as you hike through the idyllic countryside. Sail and snorkel in the clear blue waters in search of marine life, including turtles, devil rays and dolphins.

St Helena Whale Shark Safari from £2,775/USD$3,500

South Africa Seal kelp Marine Big Five

Marine Big Five in Cape Town

Kayak with penguins and explore giant rockpools with marine biologists along South Africa's stunning coastline.

Experience the cultural highlights of vibrant Cape Town. Kayak or stand-up paddleboard with penguins. Swim with fur seals accompanied by a Blue Planet II photographer. Snorkel in natural Olympic-sized rockpools with a marine biologist. Spot whales breaching beneath you from a clifftop lookout before heading to sea to join them. Explore South Africa's stunning coastline, stopping at quirky seaside towns. Discover secret secluded coves and forgotten shipwrecks. Private guide and vehicle, culinary treats and unforgettable sundowners. An included scenic flight of just over an hour across the waters between Hermanus and the southernmost tip of Africa. Extend your trip with a visit to the iconic Kruger National Park to see the terrestrial Big Five.

Cape Town Marine Big Five Adventure from £3,600/USD$4,540

Sea Trek, Indonesia

Marine Life in Southeast Asia

Enjoy river safaris in Borneo before exploring the kaleidoscopic beauty of Indonesia's underwater world.

Experience the feeding of orangutans up close at Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre. Explore the forests where orangutans live in the wild, as well as gibbons, proboscis monkeys and leaf monkeys, swinging through the trees of their natural habitat. Going on river safaris along the wildlife oasis of the Kinabatangan River, the second-longest in Malaysia, which is known for its exceptional biodiversity Witness impressive firefly activity after dark. Explore the kaleidoscopic beauty of Indonesia's underwater world, home to whales and turtles. Visit the Komodo dragons found in Komodo National Park.

Borneo & Indonesia: Borneo Rainforest and Komodo Dragons from £5,740/USD$7,235

Sperm whale, Dominica | © Patrick Dykstra

Sperm Whales in Dominica

Join expert marine specialists and dive in with these gentle giants, and be one of the few to have swum with sperm whales.

Guided by one of our expert marine specialist team, Patrick Dykstra, Joshua Barton and Rita Messing. Also, assist in marine conservation funding. 

Swimming with Sperm Whales in Dominica from £6,740/USD$8,495

Blue whale safari, Sri Lanka

Blue Whales in Sri Lanka

Secure one of the last two 2022 single spaces to swim with the largest animal to ever inhabit the planet; the Blue Whale.

Snorkelling with the largest creature on the planet, the blue whale. Learning more about this remarkable species from our expert team. Contributing to blue whale conservation by working alongside local researchers. Spotting a host of other marine wildlife, including green sea turtles, spinner dolphins and pilot whales. Being photographed alongside these graceful sea-dwelling creatures. Drinking in the ambience at your beachside resort after a day on the water. Coming home with once-in-a-lifetime memories that few others will have!

Sri Lanka Blue Whale Safari from £6,770/USD$8,530

Snorkelling with sea lions,  Galapagos Islands

Wildlife in the Galapagos

Sail aboard the luxurious Natural Paradise yacht and go snorkelling with sea lions, sea turtles and other marine life.

Spend seven nights on the luxurious Natural Paradise yacht, a brand-new vessel specifically designed for exploration of the Galapagos Islands. Go snorkelling with playful sea lions, sea turtles and other colourful marine life. Explore the old town of Quito, UNESCO’s first World Heritage Site. Admire breathtaking views from the top of Sierra Negra Volcano on Isabela Island

Wildlife of the South and Western Galapagos Islands from £5,000/USD$6,300

Turtle, Borneo

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