If you are looking for an off the beaten track adventure to experience some of the most biologically intense regions of the world, or are seeking to gain a greater understanding of a particular animal(s), then look no further. Many of our Pioneer expeditions and adventures are aimed at giving you the best wildlife experience in a unique and interesting way. Whether sea kayaking in the Komodo islands, trekking in Costa Rica or rafting in Madagscar. Pioneer specialise in both tailormade and small group trips so are happy to modify all of our itineraries to suit. Below give you some examples of our most popular wildlife adventures.
Visit two of the most remote wildlife destinations in Tanzania; the Mahale Mountains National Park and the Gombe Stream National Park, both world renown for incredible chimpanzee tracking experiences. On the shores of Lake Tanganyika the Mahale Mountain… Read More
£5,195 / £5,895$6,100 / $6,995
Explore the wonders of Southern Madagascar experiencing its most diverse environments. We will visit some of the best national parks accompanied by a Malagasy naturalist guide to ensure you have the best chance of witnessing as well as learning about all of the wonderfully unique flora and fauna of Madagascar.
Immerse yourself in the Costa Rican rainforest as you fly through the forest canopy on a zip line, white water raft through the pristine jungle and come face to face with the great American Crocodiles. You will visit some of the most extensive and biodiverse National Parks in Costa Rica, providing you with extraordinary bird watching as well as getting the chance to see animals like the Two-Toed Sloth, the Great Anteater, Margay Cat, Poison-arrow frogs, Jaguars, Tapirs, Monkeys and much much more.
An Overview: This is a fantastic premium multi-activity holiday in the Galapagos. A full week of sea kayaking, trekking, mountain biking, and snorkeling in the incomparable beauty of the islands awaits. Before carrying on in the Amazon Rainforest… Read More
A great mix of wildlife and adventure as you discover some of Madagascar’s Southern rivers, forests & mountains. With a mixture of camping and lodges – you’ll explore on foot, by canoe, train, bike and car, spotting lemurs and meeting locals.
Unearth Madagascar’s magnificently wild Northern region. Go truly off the beaten track on this adventure; passing through the remotest of villages and national parks, seeing striking diverse landscapes and spotting incredibly unique Madagascan wildlife. Be a part of the adventurous minority!
If you are considering Borneo holidays, then this Borneo Holiday Explorer covers the very best that travel to Borneo has to offer. From touring Kuching and the Bako National Park to visiting the incredible Danum valley, you will experience Borneo’s rainforest, fantastic wildlife as well as the famous Iban people, to which a tour to Sarawak would not be complete without.
Baja California Sur is a world class destination and this “Baja Cape Discovery” promises many exceptional experiences packed into one unforgettable trip. Explore the contrasting scenery between the Sierra de la Laguna’s deep fresh water canyons and the… Read More
For this fantastic activity packed Costa Rican adventure we explore the central and north-eastern part of Costa Rica, taking in the canals and rainforest in the Tortugero Sarapiqui – an adventurers dream. We will also see the stunning… Read More
Flores is one of the Lesser Sunda Islands, and found to the east of Bali and south of Sulawesi. The population was 1,831,000 (2010) and the largest town is Maumere, the second largest being Labuan Bajo. Flores is… Read More
This is a true wildlife odyssey – A fantastic opportunity to see some wonderful national parks and experience gorillas, chimpanzees, primates and numerous safari animals like no other. You’ll be taken through a variety of habitats, trail through… Read More
If you are looking at holidays to Borneo, then this unique Borneo trip combines the best of Tanjung Puting National Park’s orangutan research stations and rehabilitation centers but with treks and camping deep in the Borneo rainforest. So on this trip to Borneo you will see at first hand the work of dedicated conservationists working to preserve the habitat of the orangutans because although the park is protected by the national government the orangutans’ environment is threatened by the powerful commercial interests of the oil palm industry and illegal loggers.
With over 100 endemic birds, Madagascar is a truly unique birding destination. Your specialist guide you will accompany you through a myriad of national parks to ensure you have the best chance of discovering some of Madagascar’s exceptional birds and other wildlife.
Explore the wonders of Southern Madagascar experiencing its most diverse environments at a comfortable pace. We will visit some of the best national parks, witnessing as well as learning about all of the wonderfully unique flora and fauna of Madagascar.
This Borneo holiday focuses on the wildlife, rainforests and beaches of the Sabah region of Borneo, one of the best areas for seeing the great variety of Borneo’s fauna and flora. You will get to trek through jungles… Read More
This is an exceptional adventure that encompasses some of the great wonders in the Sea of Cortes followed by a sea-kayaking expedition in a truly remote and spectacular part of Baja virtually untouched by human impact. Whale-sharks, Grey… Read More
‘Colombian Wildlife Discovery’ will allow you to experience the very best of Colombia’s wildlife as well as much of its colourful culture. Take in Bogota’s unique merge of cosmopolitan and rich history, birdwatch amongst the largest amount of… Read More
This Borneo holiday focusses on the wildlife, rainforests and beaches of the Sabah region of Borneo, one of the best areas for seeing the great variety of Borneo’s fauna and flora. The jungles are literally millions of years old and teeming with wildlife, from the smallest insects and amphibians to orangutans, gibbons, monkeys, pygmy elephants and exotic birds.
Discover the unique beauty of South India! Explore Mudumalai and Bandipur, go boating in Periyar, look out for the rare Nilgiri Tahr in Eravikulam, see the Elephants of Nagarahole and marvel at the birds of Kumarakom. Round off… Read More
Explore the idyllic seaside town of Weligama, home to the highest concentration of Dolphins and Whales. This superb 9-day tour also showcases the rich wildlife of Yala, Sri Lanka’s second largest wildlife destination, which is famous for its… Read More
Unique expedition combing the best that Southern Tanzania has to offer. Exploring both Ruaha and Mikumi National Parks on foot and by car, you will also be able to enjoy the nature of the isolated mountain ranges of… Read More
The mountain areas in the Southern provinces of China have been largely inaccessible to outside adventure travelers until relatively recently. On this trip we have the opportunity to see and experience some treasures of this fascinating region – from hiking in the scenic beauty of mountain areas as high as the Alps, to local minority groups which still retain their traditional clothes, cuisine and culture – and their warm hospitality.
Malaysia is a beautiful multicultural melting pot. Geographically, Malaysia is as diverse as its culture. On this perfect family adventure, you will experience a city tour, markets, temples, the amazing Mount Santubong, an Orang utan conservation centre, amazing rainforests,… Read More
A great ‘bush camping’ adventure exploring the stunning Selous and Ruaha game reserves. Your opportunity to view a myriad of African animals on your own personal safari. This trip is tailored to suit you. We had a wonderful… Read More