Beach at Kinondo Kwetu, Kenya

Wildlife and Waves

Natural World Safaris

Natural World Safaris

07 May 2021

Wildlife and Waves

White sands, palm-fringed bays, rugged coastlines, gentle waves; these are the peaceful hideaway beaches that travellers dream of escaping to. Many of our safaris combine wildlife encounters with beach relaxation seamlessly, from luxurious cabanas to private islands for the whole family.

Discover some of our favourite combinations.

Beach, Sri Lanka

Diversity of Sri Lanka

Explore some of the best cultural sights, search for leopards in Yala NP and relax on the beaches of Tangalle.

Explore the beautiful Sigiriya Rock Fortress and atmospheric ruins of Anuradhapura. Track leopards in Yala National Park, said to have the highest density of leopards anywhere in the world. Spend time in the hill country where you can venture through the scenic tea trails. Relax on the beautiful beaches of Tangalle and explore the historic fort town of Galle.

Sri Lanka Culture, Wildlife and Beaches Safari from £3,630/USD$4,575

Big Rock Falls, Belize

Rainforests, Ruins and Reefs

Belize is a perfect destination for experiencing a huge variety of wonders; from Maya ruins to the incredible cayes and atolls. 

Visit Caracol, the largest archaeological site in Belize, hidden amidst thick jungle. Step foot in the "Cave of the Crystal Sepulchre", one of the most impressive caves in the Maya lowland. Enjoy night walks and sunrise canoe trips. Watch for jaguars and other wildlife in the Orange Walk District. Explore the spectacular rock formations of the Rio Frio Caves. Discover the incredible marine life of Ambergris Caye, which includes dolphins and manta rays.

Rainforests, Ruins and Reefs from £3,950/USD$4,980

Kaya Mawa, Malawi

Bush and Beach

Explore the Zambian bush on foot and via game drives before escaping to Malawi for barefoot-luxury at Kaya Mawa Lodge.

Luxurious accommodation throughout that really captures Africa’s traditional romance. Incredible wildlife sightings, from leopard and lion, to elephant and bushbuck. Enjoy walking safaris, game drives and night drives, as well as glorious sundowners. Relax on the sandy shores of Lake Malawi at the barefoot-luxury style, Kaya Mawa Lodge.

Zambia and Malawi Honeymoon Safari from £4,290/USD$5,405

Beach at Kudat, Borneo

Rainforest and Reef

Stay in the heart of the rainforest at Danum Valley, and then snorkel amongst the coral in Tunku Rahman Marine Park. 

Experiencing the feeding of orangutans up close at Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre. Exploring the forests where orangutans live in the wild, as well as gibbons, proboscis monkeys & leaf monkeys, swinging through the trees of their natural habitat. Going on river safaris along the wildlife oasis of the Kinabatangan River. Staying deep in primal rainforest at Danum Valley, some of the oldest jungle in the world and home to 10 species of primate, as well as pygmy elephants, sun bears, clouded leopards and an incredible array of tropical birds & reptiles. Exploring forest trails & waterfalls, view the jungle from a towering canopy walkway & go on guided night walks to spot nocturnal creatures. Visiting the Sun Bear Conservation Centre to learn about the great work being done to preserve this endangered species. Snorkelling amongst the coral gardens & relax on stunning beaches in the Tunku Rahman Marine Park.

Borneo Wildlife, Rivers and Beaches from £4,870/USD$6,140

Private Beach - Australian Coastal Safaris

Drive the Great Ocean Road

Take part in a private Great Ocean Road tour, then explore the pristine beaches and wildlife of Maria Island.

Private Great Ocean Road Wildlife Tour. Explore the pristine beaches, ancient blue gum forests and convict settlements of Maria Island. Visit iconic Tasmania areas such as Cradle Mountain and Freycinet National Park

Great Ocean Road and Tasmania Wildlife Holiday from £7,535/USD$9,495

North Island, Seychelles

Conservation and Relaxtion

Search for both black and white rhinos in Lewa Conservancy before unwinding on the beaches of the Seychelles.

Search for both the black and white rhinos in Lewa Conservancy. Explore reserves and conservancies for big cats. Chance to see the Great Migration. Unwind on the breath-taking beaches of the Seychelles.

Kenya: Lewa & Mara and the Seychelles from £8,820/USD$11,115

In Search of the Siberian Tiger - tiger

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