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Welcome to Honeyguide

I'm delighted you've decided to visit the website of Honeyguide Wildlife Holidays – about to start our 25th season. If you are looking for a quality natural history holiday, this is a great place to start.

These web pages have mostly our 2015 programme, plus our autumn 2014 holidays (La Mancha and the French Pyrenees).

Our calendar has a summary of dates and availability with all the dates and some holidays run in the past are in our archive section.

Click on any of our destinations on the left hand side. For prices, look under the 'holiday details' tab for each holiday. If you would like a Honeyguide Wildlife Holidays brochure, please contact us.

Drosophyllum lusitanicumApollo
Crane (Steve Fletcher) from Extremadura; Lusitanian sundew Tarifa & Gibraltar; Apollo butterfly from the French Pyrenees.

We are pleased to help with group holidays – even a holiday for half a dozen friends. Please browse our Nature notes too.

The Honeyguide Wildlife Charitable Trust goes from strength to strength. There is a conservation contribution with each holiday of £40, which goes through the Honeyguide Wildlife Charitable Trust. We are maintaining what we do to support nature conservation at a time of spending cutbacks.

This idea, still surprisingly rarely copied, remains a simple and effective way of helping to protect the wildlife we enjoy. Donations to conservation projects linked to our holidays in 2013 totalled £8,413, and our running total since 1991 is £96,017 (to August 2014). Through the Honeyguide Charity, the taxman tops up our contributions.

Holidays give the typical flights we use, but increasingly we arrange flights from airports near to where you live, or help with other arrangements. Carbon offsets are, as usual, part of each holiday’s price.

Rules about selling travel insurance mean if you want Honeyguide’s insurance you need to go straight to our broker rather than buying a policy directly from Honeyguide. Details are on our booking page and there is also help here on booking parking and hotels at airports.

I hope you’ll want to find out more by exploring this website further.
If you would like a Honeyguide Wildlife Holidays brochure, please click on ‘contact us’.

Chris Durdin

Farther afield with Honeyguide

Your South Africa helps you to put together a wildlife holiday with dates and an itinerary that suits you. Click here for more.

Burchell's zebraslilac-breasted roller

Nature and culture hand in hand in Yucatán in Mexico and elsewhere in Latin America.

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(+44) (0)1603 300552
chris@honeyguide.co.uk

For our news pages click here, or start with headlines and news in brief below.

Overview of Honeyguide's programme for 2015: see our holiday calendar.

red-footed falcons, Gabor Orban

Knysna Forest elephants; a custard cream; hoary mullein; vagrant butterflies in East Anglia. No connection, but all in news.

yellow-legged tortoiseshell

Wetland wonder: Danube Delta highlights, in news.

water lilies and squacco heron

News from our Portugal. Spanish Pyrenees and Crete groups in April/May.

Giant peacock moth in the Pyrenees


Thorpe St Andrew Marshes. News from Norfolk Wildlife Trust's nature reserve. Migrant Hawker, female

Migrant Hawker, 9 August. Next guided walk: 5 September, 10 am.

Updated 2 September 2014

Helping you enjoy wildlife – Helping you protect wildlife