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For over 30 years our expert naturalists have led small group tours to some of the world’s most spectacular wildlife and birdwatching destinations. Our programme features over 100 nature holidays to choose from, including a range of specialised photography, flora, butterfly and dragonfly tours.

Birds & Whales of Madeira

Join this NEW short break to Madeira, an exceptional bird haven with a variety of sea birds and endemic species. It is also a superb destination for whale and dolphin watching.

An ‘early bird’ catching a worm

Early-Bird Offer

Book any 2017 or 2018 holiday by
29 September and receive a £50 per person discount. Quote TWS17 to qualify. (Applies to new bookings only; exclusions apply.)

Here are some of our most popular nature holidays to inspire you…

Choose your destination

From bird watching in the Falklands to dragonfly watching in France, blue whale watching in Sri Lanka to bear viewing in Finland, we offer an unparalleled range of small group tours to see the finest wildlife in the world. Explore by region or choose a featured destination.

Featured destinations

Spain

Spain is a naturalist’s paradise, offering spectacular birdwatching, stunning scenery, and exciting opportunities to see rare wildlife such as the Iberian lynx.

France

France is home to a fantastic variety of nature; from wallcreepers to Eurasian griffon, an abundance of moths and butterflies, and areas with 60 species of dragonfly.

Falkland Islands

Visit the Falkland Islands and discover a place teeming with wildlife – perfect for penguins, sealions, elephant seals, orca, dolphins, and over 200 bird species.

Discover your holiday

From bird watching around the world to butterfly viewing, flower photography to migration tours in spring and autumn, we offer the finest choice of wildlife and nature viewing.

Discover all our tour focus options

Your experience

Exceptional experiences lie at the heart of everything we do. Here are just three of the thousands of experiences our clients have enjoyed. Talk to our team of experts to book your next naturalist tour.

A first class holiday. Jane was a first-class birder and an efficient, considerate leader, and the local expert managed to find practically every bee orchid known to man!

Marion P went to Cyprus, Europe in April 2017

The range of habitats and quality of wildlife we saw was remarkable, including close views of Blakiston's fish owl, snow monkeys and of course the spectacular cranes

Alec & Sue M went to Japan, Asia in December 2016

An extremely enjoyable first trip to Spain with an unforgettable close-up encounter of a lynx in Donana, plus amazing and varied birdlife.

Corrinne B went to Spain, Europe in March 2017