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    Wildlife holidays

Get up close and personal on our special wildlife-focussed holidays

Discover the varied wildlife on the Isle of Mull, from red deer to golden eagles and otters to dolphins; put your explorer hat on as you go in search of Borneo’s orang-utans and proboscis monkeys; or discover a plethora of animals and birdlife as you journey through the cloud forests and along the coastline of Costa Rica, all accompanied by your wildlife expert.

Golden eagle Wildlife

Wildlife on Mull

Isle of Mull, Scotland

From red deer to golden eagles and otters to dolphins, you are invited on a discovery of the Isle of Mull’s captivating wildlife, accompanied by an expert Saga host.

  • Date Multiple departures

2 passengers
6 nights

from £1,589

Look out for lions Wildlife

Mabula Game Lodge

Mabula Private Game Reserve, Limpopo, South Africa

View the amazing wildlife of South Africa from the Mabula Safari Lodge, with lions, elephants, cheetahs and 300 bird species on your doorstep.

  • Departing London Heathrow Airport
  • Date Multiple departures

2 passengers
9 nights

from £1,999

Look out for lions Wildlife

Mabula Game Lodge for solo travellers

Mabula Private Game Reserve, Limpopo, South Africa

Enjoy the company of fellow solo travellers and view South Africa’s amazing wildlife from the Mabula Safari Lodge – with lions, elephants and 300 bird species on your doorstep.

  • Departing London Heathrow Airport
  • Date Multiple departures

2 passengers
9 nights

from £2,399

Small Group Experience Wildlife

Mjejane River Lodge

Mjejane Reserve, Ehlanzeni, Mpumalanga province, South Africa

Spot the ‘big five’ in Kruger National Park on this safari holiday, staying in an all-inclusive lodge in South Africa.

  • Departing London Heathrow Airport
  • Date Multiple departures

2 passengers
9 nights

from £2,549

Sperm Whales may be seen in these waters Wildlife

Whale Watching in the Azores

Azores

Whales and dophins, unspoilt islands, rare birds and stunning landscapes await you on this exciting wildlife holiday in the Portuguese archipelago of the Azores

  • Departing London Heathrow Airport
  • Date Multiple departures

2 passengers
12 nights

from £2,899

See orangutans in the their natural habitat Wildlife

Borneo Rainforest Wildlife Adventure

Borneo

Enjoy this exhilarating tour of a lifetime, as you travel into Borneo's rainforests in search of wildlife, visiting centres dedicated to aiding different species, watching for birds, exploring the rainforest canopy and more…

  • Departing London Heathrow Airport
  • Date Multiple departures

2 passengers
14 nights

from £3,349

Look out for rhino Wildlife

Wildlife and Landscapes of South Africa for solo travellers

South Africa

Travel the Panorama and Garden Routes, stay in Kruger National Park, tour the winelands, and ascend Table Mountain in Cape Town…

  • Departing London Heathrow Airport
  • Date Multiple departures

2 passengers
15 nights

from £3,599

Elephants beneath Mount Kilimanjaro Wildlife

Best of Kenya & Tanzania: Great Migration & Big Game Safari

Kenya and Tanzania

Tour the ultimate safari destinations including the Serengeti and Maasai Mara to see the Big 5 and the incredible annual migration of wildebeest and zebra.

  • Departing London Heathrow Airport
  • Date Multiple departures

2 passengers
12 nights

from £3,999

Birdwatching and wildlife host, Diarmid Doody

What interesting or rare finds have you seen with customers whilst hosting a Saga wildlife holiday?

I have just come back from leading a Saga whale watching trip to the Azores where we had three huge whales alongside the boat. A massive blue whale, a huge fin whale and in between an incredibly rare hybrid. It had the dappled blue/grey skin of the blue whale, but instead of a stunted fin, it had a large, dark fin from the fin whale. They were probably its parents!

What do you think is the most interesting/ exciting part of your job?

I genuinely love being around people, sharing knowledge and helping to show people the natural world. As a professional wildlife cameraman filming all kinds of wildlife for television, I get such wonderful opportunities to see the world’s wildlife in intimate detail. I also use the images for painting wildlife too!

What's your favourite place to go wildlife watching?

That’s hard. I like everywhere I go! One of my biggest passions is going out and watching whales and dolphins. One of the most beautiful places that I go is the islands of the Azores. These enchanting islands are not only stunningly beautiful but are a tremendous place to see a big range of whales and dolphins in spring.

What is different about a Saga wildlife holiday and why should our customers go?

Many of my guests have travelled with specialist wildlife tour companies that can be extremely ‘full on’ and intense. It is still nice to see as much as possible but in a slightly less frenetic manner. We see amazing birds and animals on my trips yet still find time to relax in a comfortable hotel. Well done Saga!