Calgary Travel: Top 10 List - Wildlife Experiences
Wildlife holidays are becoming popular, and for many are a ‘once in a lifetime' experience,
especially as some of the species that are popular for wildlife watching are threatened or endangered.
Here are the top 10 as rated by Responsible Travel.com
- Lowland Gorillas in Rwanda and Uganda.
They are hidden away in these countries' forests and mountain-sides.
- The big five safari in Africa
See zebras, elephants, lions, rhinos, and wildebeest, with Tanzania and Kenya the leading destinations.
- Polar bears in the Arctic
The best polar bear watching is in Churchill, Manitoba.
- Tigers in India
This endangered species is found in nearly 30 tiger reserves across India.
- Galapagos Islands
The Galapagos Islands are one of the most ecologically diverse areas on the planet. There are strict limits on number of visitors to the islands.
- Whale watching
You can sport whales ranging from small playful orcas up to mighty humpbacks, depending on lcoation and time of year.
- Grizzly bears in the Rockies
- Swimming with wild dolphins
Swimming with wild dolphins, in Egypt (as well as the Caribbean).
See many different species of penguins, as well as other birds, whales and other creatures.
- Wolves in Europe
There are wolves in France (and you can also see them in USA's Yellowstone National Park)