For those wildlife lovers venturing to Rutland on the second last weekend of August (Friday 18th to Sunday 20th August) to experience “the international wildlife event of the year”, otherwise known as the Birdfair. You may be in for a nice surprise if you are seeking to book your next wildlife tour or ecotourism holiday for a great price. Special offers include discounts upto 20% for tours booked during the Birdfair.
If you are already considering a trip to Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Peru or Spain, check out a number of special offers already announced by a number of Blue Sky Wildlife listings who will be exhibiting later this month.
Watch this space as more offers to be announced running upto the Birdfair weekend.
Birding The Strait – Spain (Marquee 2 Stands 8/9/10)
Birding The Strait offer unique, world-class, affordable guided birding and wildlife photography tours in Tarifa, the Strait of Gibraltar, Andalusia and Morocco, a region with exceptional scenery and biodiversity. They are offering a 15% discount on every day trip or half day trip of birding in the Strait of Gibraltar booked during the Birdfair for the period October 2017-February 2018. More info
Inglorious Bustards – Spain (Marquee 1, Stand 28)
Inglorious Bustards offer birding and wildlife tours with a difference including chilled-out birding adventures fused with relaxation, fun, local culture and delicious food. At this year’s Birdfair, Niki Williamson and Simon Tonkin, located Marquee 1, Stand 28 are offering a 15% discount + a £60 donation to the Birdfair on each “The unknown vulture spectacle! – Ronda and the Straits” bookings from 25th to 31st October 2017, until sold out. Normal price is £1,190 for seven days, if you book during the Birdfair, now discounted to £1,012. More info
Green Tours – Peru (Marquee 2, Stand 48/49)
Green Tours is a Peruvian tour operator specialising in birding trips and will be offering an exclusive 20% discount on two set departure tours – Birds and Machu Picchu or Endemics Paradise. Wilson Diaz from Green Tours will be located on the PromPeru stand. More info
Colombia Birdwatch – Colombia (Marquee 5, Stands 12/13/14/15)
Colombia Birdwatch offer more than just a birding or nature tour, they offer an immersion into Colombian lifestyle, not only showcasing the wealth of bird species but also highlighting the culinary specialties and way of life of each region they visit. Christopher Calonje will be based in the ProColombia stand and is offering a 10% discount on set departures for 2017, 2018 and 2019. More info
Birding Expeditions – Guatemala (Marquee 5, S20/21)
Birding Expeditions offer tailored birding, wildlife and photography tours in the Mayan World and they have two exclusive offers – The Birds of Guatemala – Highlands and Lowlands (Peten) & Antigua. Lily and Benedicto Grijalva from Birding Expeditions will be located within the Guatemala Tourism Stand. More info
Beaks and Peaks – Honduras (Marquee 6, Stand 15/16)
Beaks and Peaks, based in Honduras, is an ethically and ecologically responsible birding and adventure tour company who organise Honduras tours for wildlife enthusiasts. William Orellana and Katinka Domen will be based in the Honduras Tourism Board stand and they are offering a 10% discount on any Beaks and Peaks tours for 2017, 2018 and 2019 (subject to availability) booked during the Birdfair. More info
Bellavista Cloud Forest Reserve – Ecuador (Marquee 7, Stand 37)
Bellavista Cloud Forest offers close encounters with a diversity of Ecuador bird species while the eco wildlife lodge protects 700 hectares of primary and secondary forest, home to the Spectacle Bear and Olinguito! Richard Parsons, owner, will located in Marquee 7 Stand 37 and will be offering a 10% discount on any Bellavista Cloud Forest Lodge booking, or any birding /wildlife tour organised by Bellavista booked during the Birdfair. More info