Top-10 List: Our Travel Animal Experiences

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This list is our own personal top-ten favourite experiences with animals based on what we have seen and experienced in our travels.

[updated in 2016 with the South African safari heading straight to no.1!]

Kruger Safari in South Africa

Elephants fighting next to the road in Kruger National Park, South Africa 2016

We loved loved loved our time in Kruger National Park in South Africa in 2016. Our wildlife experiences here surpassed our expectations. Our first day was the best, including this encounter with bull elephants fighting next to the road.

Crocodile, South Africa

Crocodile Enclosure South Africa

It is no surprise that our second favourite animal experience was also in South Africa. We had the chance to go inside the crocodile enclosure at the PheZulu Safari Park.

Monkeys Forest in Bali

Rob posing with a baby monkey at the Ubud Sacred Monkey Forest

Rob posing with a baby monkey. A highlight of our stay in Bali was walking to town through the Ubud Sacred Monkey Forest.

Turtle Farm, Bali

Turtle holders

It was very cool to hold a baby turtle. We also visited a turtle farm in Sri Lanka.

3 days on a camel, Jaisalmer, India

Rajastan Camel Ride

Three days, two nights travelling around the Jaisalmer region of India, on the back of a camel, with nowhere to wash and no change of clothes. Yes it was fun.

Searching for a tiger, India

search for tigers

Finding a pod of killer whales on a whale watching cruise, Monterey, California, USA

Killer Whales

Bathing with an elephant, Pai, Thailand

Bathing with an Elephant

Spotting an Irrawaddy dolphin in Cambodia

Rare river dolphin

Up close and personal with a sloth, Costa Rica

Slow sloth

10. Dodging the cows, India

Cows in Varanasi

* missing out on the top 10 are: spotting a toucan in Costa Rica, deer on the beach in Costa Rica, spider in Guatemala, Swimming with sharks in Belize.

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