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June- November

Minimum 5-days

Pantanal

Wildlife

Group & Private

June - November

Minimum 5-days

Pantanal

Wildlife

Group & Private

Pantanal tours

Our Pantanal tours are designed to experience the abundance of wildlife the Pantanal has to offer. Visiting the best and remote wildlife locations in the largest wetland of the world. The home of iconic wildlife species such as the jaguar, tapir, giant anteater, southern tamandua, ocelot, hyacinth macaw, blue-and yellow macaw, giant river otter and many more species to enjoy.

During a Pantanal tour we look for wildlife on foot, by car, boat and even offer exploration on horseback (optional). At night we explore by car using a spotting light to look for elusive and nocturnal species.

All our tours can be tailored to your specific preferences. We offer Pantanal tours with a minimum stay of 5-days.

Besides wildlife tours we offer dedicated jaguar tours as well. Photography is our core specialism. Our guides are trained to spot wildlife, read behaviour and position our clients in the best spot to capture the image of a lifetime. Our guides have extended experience working with professional photographers from across the world.

We work with some of the best guides in the Pantanal. Guides, who grew up and still live in the Pantanal. Our guides are proud to share their traditions and knowledge about the Pantanal with you.

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Pantanal group tours

Explore the Pantanal in small groups, maximum 6-persons hosted by experienced local guides keen to show you the wonders of the Pantanal. Our group tours take you to multiple lodges with excellent wildlife viewing opportunities. Each day we have outings in the morning, afternoon and at some locations a night drive as well. 

During our group tours we have great opportunities to encounter an abundance of bird- and wildlife, including cats like the ocelot and the jaguar. All tours start from the city of Cuiaba, Mato Grosso. 

We offer multiple starting dates for our group tours from June until November.

All tours are easy and not demanding in terms of heavy physical activity.

Pantanal group tour

Join us in search for the iconic species home to the Pantanal, visiting 3 lodges that offer the best wildlife viewing locations in the Pantanal.

Pantanal photo tours

Besides small group (6-persons) and private Pantanal tours we offer special Pantanal photo tours as well. The Pantanal photo tours are co-guided by a seasoned and passionate photographer. The groups are limited to 4 guests and we focus on photography during the tour. That includes early outings and late returns to capture wildlife during the best times of the day.

Our photographer guide is there to show photography tips & trics both out in the field and at the lodge when reviewing and editing your images.

Contact us for detailed itineraries on our Pantanal photograpy tours or request a bespoke private program.

Pantanal photography tour

Join our seasoned photographer tour leader to photograph the jaguars of the Pantanal

Private Pantanal tours

Prefer to travel in a private group or just with your family? We offer private Pantanal tours.

With our extensive knowledge and experience of the Pantanal we can build tailored Pantanal tours based on your personal preferences. A private tour provides you with all the flexibility and options that are important for you to make your stay an experience never to forget. 

  • Fly drive tours
  • Special tours focused on one or multiple species
  • Family tours
  • Photography tours
 

Reach out and share your idea and let us turn it in a well thought through itinerary.

Pantanal tours, jaguar portrait image

Pantanal tours details

Accomodation

Experience the best lodges in the Pantanal for wildlife viewing and photography. All lodges offer great hospitality, buffet style breakfast, lunch and diner. All rooms have an private ensuite bathroom and air condition. 

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Pantanal tours map

Map of the Pantanal

Pantanal tours FAQ

From June till November during the dry-season is the best time to visit the Pantanal.

Meeting of the waters state park, near Porto Jofre located at the Cuiaba river in the Northern Pantanal, Brazil.

Depending on your preferences we create itineraries including the best wildlife lodges of Pantanal.

1. Pouso Alegre
2. Mato Grosso hotel
3. Rio Clarinho
4. Piuval Lodge
5. Southwild lodge
6. Santa Rosa lodge
7. Hotel Pantanal norte
8. Pousada Porto Jofre

Detailed information for each lodge can be found here: https://jaguarsofthepantanal.com/pantanal-lodges/

All our Pantanal tours and Jaguar photography safaris start from the city of Cuiaba, Mato Grosso.

Visa requirements are different based on Nationality and the country you are traveling from. Therefore, always check the visa requirements when booking a trip.

We advise to have a minimum of 4 full days in the Pantanal.

There is no Malaria in the Northern Pantanal. 

The yellow fever vaccination is strongly advised.  Vaccinations for Hepatitis A and DTP are recommended as well.

Pricing of our Pantanal safaris depends on the type of safaris, duration and the program. Please contact us to receive a detailed itinerary and quotation.

The price includes:

1. Transfer from and to the hotel or airport (Cuiaba)
2. All accommodations
3. All meals
4. Water during the day
5. Experienced local guide
6. 2 wildlife outings per day by boat or car. On our jaguar safaris full days on the river (10+ hours)

We accommodate and offer bespoke jaguar & Pantanal tours. With a keen eye for detail, perfect planning and high service while staying at the best wildlife lodges the Pantanal has to offer.

We offer the option to fly in from Cuiaba or south Pantanal directly to Porto Jofre. Upon arrival we check-in and embark our boat to start our first day on the river in search for jaguars.

 A 40% non refundable deposit payment is required within 7 days to secure your booking.  The remaining balance is due 3 months before the start of the tour

We support jaguar research

Jaguar safaris conservation

For each of our guests joining us on a Pantanal tour or jaguar safari we donate a camera trap to the Jaguar Identification Project as well as support the program by purchasing the jaguar identification field guide for our guests. The JIP project helps us to understand more about the jaguar population in the Pantanal.

Learn more about the Jaguar Identification Project.

Or support directly via: https://www.jaguaridproject.com/

Photo impression of our Pantanal tours

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