Wild Life

Your ultimate guide to trekking with mountain gorillas

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A mountain gorilla trek often comes second on travel Bucket Lists to a classic Big 5 game drive in Kruger or Serengeti National Park. Which is understandable – getting to the gorillas takes more effort, more time and more expense than a traditional safari. But you know what they say: you get what you pay for. […]

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Our easy-to-follow guide for ethical animal tourism

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An encounter with some exotic animal makes its way onto many a traveller’s Bucket List. Unfortunately, all too often, the need for a unique travel experience and a great profile pic is put before animal welfare. As Wildlife Alliance have demonstrated in Chi Phat, a community based tourism project in Cambodia that is helping protect the precious Cardamom […]

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How to spot sloths in Costa Rica

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There’s just something about sloths. From their sweet, smiling faces to their laissez faire way of life – the world just can’t get enough of them. Heck, even Ellen DeGeneres has had them on her show. For the sloths that aren’t starring in YouTube videos or Facebook posts, you can find them  in the tropical forests of […]

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Antarctica vs The Arctic: how to choose your polar tour

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It’s all very well to settle on a polar adventure for your next big trip, but which direction do you go? North to Greenland, Canada and Norway? Or south from Cape Horn, all the way to the Antarctic Peninsula? There’s no right answer. Each hemisphere has their merits. Ideally we’d say do both, but if […]

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Phinda Game Reserve, South Africa

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Phinda Game Reserve is approx. 3-4 hours north of Durban in South Africa. Set within easy reach of the Indian Ocean coastline and the famous iSimangaliso / Greater St Lucia Wetland Park in northern KwaZulu-Natal, &Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve is known for its abundant wildlife, diversity of habitats and wide range of safari activities. Why […]

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Polar with Wild Earth Cruising Free Information Evening

Join Aaron from Wild Earth Travel as he showcases their incredible Polar cruises —Small Ships, Big Adventure! Aaron Russ, the Founder of WILD EARTH TRAVEL is one of Australasia’s foremost experts on small ship and expedition cruising. He spent a childhood like no other traveling on small ships every holiday to the Sub-antarctic Islands, New […]

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Video: South America with Peregrine

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At Peregrine we offer premium adventures, and for us that means embracing the spirit of adventure through a more immersive cultural journey. One thing we’ve learned at Peregrine – you never outgrow adventure. The spirit that drives you to get out there and see the world. Not through a coach window or with 50 strangers […]

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The spirit of adventure: how travel has changed for the Baby Boomer generation

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We’re old enough to have made a boatload of wacky decisions in our lives. Happily, two of those involved stepping away from our daily routines into the wide world of travel. We were in our 20s in the late 1970s and enjoying our September honeymoon on the north shore of Lake Superior. Under brilliant yellow […]

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Free South America Travel Information Night

Join native South American, Martin Ruffo from Peregrine Melbourne, as we present to you South America! South America is a cultural treasure trove steeped in history and full of incredibly friendly people. Join Martin and share in his knowledge and enthusiasm for South America. If you have been thinking about visiting South America this is […]

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Debunked: 6 totally untrue myths about family travel

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Family travel often gets a bad wrap. People think it’s all chasing your naked toddler through a hotel lobby while it screams for chocolate, or being stuck in a Winnebago watching Finding Nemo so many times that you develop an urge to exterminate all marine life. But it doesn’t have to be that way. At it’s […]

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Collecting Moments

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Collecting moments – that’s what travel is all about to many of us. It’s not just about collecting passport stamps or ticking off the bucket-list icons. It’s the bits in between that matter – the smallest details of the lives you cross, the flavours you discover, the laughs you share. It’s noticing that someone else’s […]

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Carrie Visits South Africa

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I recently spent 2 nights at the Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge in Pilanesburg National Park. Staying at Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge includes 2 game drives per day (early morning & late afternoon). On our game drives I saw: Zebra Lions Leopard Hippo Giraffe Wilder beast Elephants White Rhino Mongoose Dung beetle Warthog Impala Baboon Jackel […]

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Why we sometimes lose the travel itch, and how we can get it back

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I can’t remember exactly where in China I was at the time, but perhaps it doesn’t matter. My seven weeks travelling through the country had become a bit of a blur anyway. I was on a train, parked on an unforgiving bench with a cup of salty noodles for lunch (again) and a bottle of 2.5% […]

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Experiences make you happier than possessions, says science

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Every now and again a school by the name of ‘science’ ambles in and gets our backs, we rejoice.  And on this occasion those scientists – Dr. Thomas Gilovich and Amit Kumar would be their names, if they had names, which they do – and their research (recently published in Experimental Social Psychology) contends that […]

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It’s official, guys: here are the 6 hottest destinations in 2016

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It’s that time of year again, folks. Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel for 2016 list is hot off the press. As travellers and professional where-to-next-ers, we look forward to this thing every year. It’s a much better way to pick our next adventure than what we normally do: throw darts at a revolving globe, which is not very helpful and […]

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Wild Earth Travel Cruising Information Evening

Join Aaron from Wild Earth Travel as he showcases their incredible cruises — Small Ships, Big Adventure! Aaron Russ, the Founder of WILD EARTH TRAVEL is one of Australasia’s foremost experts on small ship and expedition cruising. He spent a childhood like no other travelling on small ships every holiday to the Sub-antarctic Islands, New Zealand […]

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Arctic and Antarctica

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A journey to the end of the earth, where no two voyages are the same. If you are travelling to either the Arctic or Antarctica, you will want to speak to someone that has been there. Peregrine Travel Centre Adelaide has five consultants that have visited this region and can offer first hand knowledge and advice to […]

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Lonely Planet Top 10 Countries 2016

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Lonely Planet have released their famous ‘Top 10’ list of Best in Travel for 2016. So, which destinations made the cut? Top 10 Countries: 1. Botswana: Democratic, progressive, enlightened – but above all, invigoratingly wild. The story of Botswana’s journey from poverty to become one of Africa’s most stable, thriving societies is inspirational; the country celebrates […]

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Free South America Travel Information Evening

Join native South American, Martin Ruffo from Peregrine Melbourne, as we present to you South America! South America is a cultural treasure trove steeped in history and full of incredibly friendly people. Join Martin and share in his knowledge and enthusiasm for South America. If you have been thinking about visiting South America this is […]

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The Maria Island Walk

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Maria Island, more beautiful than ever. Welcome to one of the world’s great walks. Set on Maria Island, a world heritage listed national park just off the east coast of Tasmania, this gentle four day guided walk combines rare Tasmanian wildlife, spectacular scenery, and fascinating history. Is there a better place on earth to spend four […]

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The Galapagos Islands: the alternative safari

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  It’s no secret that the Galapagos Islands play host to some of the world’s most fascinating, mesmerising and downright peculiar critters. And whether they inhabit land, air or sea, these animals serve up some of our planet’s best opportunities to get up close and personal with wildlife. In fact, the level of interaction may […]

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