Our tips on nature

At Responsible Travel we promote vacations that celebrate and protect nature and biodiversity. We work with our members and their partners on the ground, as well as external NGOs and experts to keep up to date with the latest nature and wildlife issues. Our advice pages aim to provide travelers with tips on navigating the latest tourism-related nature and biodiversity questions. You can read tips and advice on all aspects of travel and nature, including how to find alternatives to zoos; how to have a responsible safari; choosing a responsible cruise; as well the best places to see animals in the wild and which elephant sanctuaries we do and don't support. See below for more...

Habitats and ecosystems


Captive and domesticated animals

Photo credits: [Our tips for wild lives: Matt Heaton] [Plastic free vacations: Nathan Dumlao] [What is ecotourism?: Ammit Jack] [What are the alternatives to zoos?: Lisa Joanes] [Can tourism help save the Amazon? : NASA earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens] [Is it ethical to swim with sharks?: Elias Levy] [Why we think keeping whales in captivity is wrong: Ted murphy] [Whaling in Iceland: Jean Bazard] [Canned hunting: Frontierofficial] [Responsible safaris: redcharlie] [Tiger safari tips: Annie Spratt] [orangutan watching tips: DUPAN PANDU] [Is responsible tourism in Antarctica possible?: Ondrej Prosicky] [The happy horse vacation code: Daniel Burka] [Rodeos and stampedes: Erik Charlton] [Ethical souvenirs: Jasmine Halki] [Dolphin watching tips: Jeremy Ricketts] [Taking wildlife off the menu: Pmg] [Ethical husky safaris: Benjamin Zanatta] [Photographs with captive wild animals: S B]