Inspirational Journeys, Wildlife Safaris, Cruises and Tours to the World’s Best Wilderness & Wildlife Destinations
Natural Focus Safaris, and our partner company African Wildlife Safaris have been specialising in travel to exceptional wilderness and wildlife destinations for over 30 years. Based in Melbourne, Australia with representatives in Sydney and Brisbane, our knowledgeable staff are experts in creating private safari and tour itineraries for both individuals and small groups. Whether it’s a journey of a lifetime to Machu Picchu, experiencing a close encounter with Grizzly Bears in Canada, an Antarctic expedition, taking a breathtaking small-ship cruise along Alaska’s Inside Passage, or sharing a moment in front of the Taj Mahal in India, we have the knowledge, expertise and professionalism to design the perfect, flexible, tailor made tour itinerary for you.
Alaska offers a spectacular array of amazing wildlife amongst spectacular scenery. The coastline of remote, pristine wilderness can be explored by small ship cruising, allowing you to experience truly up-close encounters. Other highlights include the picture-postcard landscapes of Denali National Park and Katmai National Park, renowned for its incredible Grizzly Bear viewing.
Words simply cannot describe the beauty of earth’s most pristine wilderness. The huge landscapes of ice and snow, massive glaciers, floating icebergs and spectacularly diverse and unique wildlife including penguins, whales and seals make for a unique wilderness experience. Our small expedition ships offer a safe and personalised discovery of this very special place.
The Arctic is a vast dreamscape of serene, beauty and seemingly impossible contradictions of nature. In a precarious balance of survival, delicate wildflowers carpet rocky tundra at the foot of rugged mountains and amidst an abundance of spectacular wildlife, from huge polar bears, muskox, arctic fox and massively tusked walrus, to giant colonies of birds, seals and whales.
Australia and New Zealand are rich with stunning wilderness and wildlife experiences, from swimming amongst the pristine corals of the Great Barrier Reef and viewing iconic Uluru to visiting the stunning glaciers and sounds of New Zealand’s exquisite South Island. Our explorations are all possible whilst staying at the very best accommodation options Australia and New Zealand have to offer.
Bhutan is the last unspoiled Himalayan kingdom. “The Land of the Thunder Dragon” offers a breathtaking experience of awe-inspiring mountainous landscapes, a timeless Buddhist culture, stunning ancient fortresses, remote monasteries and a welcoming, friendly people. Our programs include cultural tours, treks, festivals and a host of specialised options.
The west coast of Canada is one of the most dramatic and stunningly beautiful coastlines in the world, featuring snow-capped mountains, glaciers, forest, fjords and spectacular wildlife. We have a complete range of tours and accommodation, including Rocky Mountain rail journeys, wildlife tours, grizzly and polar bear viewing, northern lights, wilderness lodges and cruising.
The Indian sub-continent including Nepal and Sri Lanka combine stunning natural beauty with ancient cultures and a fascinating history. From the high Himalayas to the verdant green south you will marvel at mysterious temples, huge fortresses and graceful palaces. Accommodation options include deluxe hotels, wildlife lodges and historic heritage properties.
With ancient Inca ruins, vibrant cities, snow-capped volcanoes, rainforests teeming with wildlife, and the mysterious Galapagos Islands, South America offers an immense range of inspiring holidays. Highlights include eco-lodges in the Amazon, spectacular Iguazu Falls, ancient ruins in Mexico, stunning scenery in Patagonia, vibrant city stays and the inspiring Machu Picchu.
With huge rivers filled with hippopotamus and crocodiles, grassy plains teeming with lion, zebra and elephant, and unique and ancient cultures, Africa has enticed travellers for centuries. Our Africa safari partner African Wildlife Safaris know when and where to go to see the very best wildlife, and are expert at creating authentic African safaris experiences.
“The Antarctic Trip was absolutely fabulous… All land and sea via zodiac expeditions were excellent with attention to both safety (native fauna, flora and human) and to finding spectacular scenery in the water and on the icy surrounds! It could hardly have been better photographically. Terrific library and information sessions from…”
“A few lines to confirm that we are still enjoying the memories of our trip to Africa – definitely the most special trip that we’ve ever had! The trip was so well organised and that helped as well of course. Not just a holiday – an enriching lifetime experience! Well done Anne-Marie! We were met and cared for by such pleasantly…”
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“From Chile to Peru, Argentina and Brazil what I can say, wonderful! I have already given my friends the Natural Focus information. We were very, very impressed at how well all four tours were synchronized… there was always a guide to meet us with transport, no standing around not knowing what to do or where to go. The included tours…”
“We loved our canoeing safari down the Zambezi River in Mana Pools, but it was one of the regular walks we went on which yielded the highlight of our entire African holiday. Our keen eyed guide spotted a small group of male elephants, and decided to set up lunch under a nearby Acacia tree heavy with seed pods. The elephants walked…”
“We embarked on our first safari trip to Africa with much anticipation and a little trepidation about how our travel arrangements were going to work out. Thanks to the expertise of African Wildlife Safaris, and Michael in particular, we returned home eager to visit a different part of Africa for another safari sometime in the future…”