Win the lottery. Go on safari. It’s that simple!
You’ve just won the lottery, and now you can kiss your boring old desk job goodbye forever!
And if you feel the call of the wild, it’s time to say “hakuna matata” and spend your lotto winnings on a luxurious wildlife vacation.
Here are five amazing places to check out for some of the world’s most amazing and unique animals!
1. Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Teeming with hundreds of species you won’t see anywhere else, the Galapagos should be the number one destination for any wealthy wildlife lover!
Charles Darwin visited the Galapagos and was dazzled by the unique ecosystem that he found there. In fact, the animals of the Galapagos were a major inspiration for his theory of evolution!
Numerous tour agencies on the island offer opportunities that range from family safaris to scuba diving and other amazing ways to see some of the rarest wildlife on earth!
What you’ll see: Giant tortoises, blue-footed boobies, marine iguanas, Darwin finches … and hundreds of other species!
2. Masai Mara, Kenya
Keep your arms and legs inside the jeep at all times. Seriously though, here’s the place to see all the big cats that could eat you, if they weren’t busy chasing wildebeest!
Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve in the heart of the Serengeti is probably the most famous safari destination in the world.
Besides being a home for leopards and lions, the park is located in the middle of the “Great Migration” – the annual migration of millions of zebras, wildebeest, and gazelles.
Whether explored by foot, car, or even hot-air balloon, Masai Mara definitely puts the “wild” in “wildlife”!
What you’ll see: The “Big 5”– lions, leopards, elephants, buffalos and rhinos – plus just a few zebras and wildebeests!
3. Komodo, Indonesia
Don’t forget to pack your coat of armour when you travel to Komodo. This island in the Indonesian archipelago is home to a real-life dragon!
Reaching a staggering 3 metres in length, the Komodo dragon is the world’s largest reptile.
The best way to view Komodos and the island’s other impressive wildlife is to travel in large groups led by park rangers.
And make sure you let them know if you cut yourself shaving that morning – Komodos can smell blood from up to 18 kilometres away!
What you’ll see: Komodo dragons, macaque monkeys, cockatoos
4. Sichuan Province, China
Sichuan is in the heart of China, and is home to China’s most famous animal – the giant panda.
Though still highly endangered, this bamboo-loving bear has seen its numbers increase over the past several decades, thanks in large part to the province’s panda sanctuaries.
A guided tour will let you see giant pandas living peacefully in one of the many reserves throughout these sanctuaries.
And while you’re in the neighbourhood, maybe you’ll manage to see some of the other interesting wildlife of China like the Sichuan takin, a species of goat-antelope!
What you’ll see: Giant pandas, red pandas, Sichuan takins,
5. Vancouver Island, Canada
When you’ve had your fill of land-based adventures, head to Vancouver Island, off the West coast of Canada. There you can hop on a boat and get up close and personal with the whales!
Vancouver Island is smack-dab in the middle of the migratory routes of both humpback and grey whales. It’s also home to several permanent pods of orcas, an animal as iconic as it is majestic.
Take in the breathtaking Pacific Northwest coastline and prepare to feel tiny as you pull alongside these massive marine mammals!
What you’ll see: Humpback Whales, grey whales, orcas
These are just a few of the amazing places you can travel on your lottery fortune!
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