Holidays and Events

For any queries about the following holidays or events with Mark, please email Rachel Ashton or telephone +44 (0) 117 904 8934

How about Mark's
Ultimate Wildlife Experiences book
for a little inspiration while you wait...?

Price: £24.99

The best whale watching on Earth!

Mark has led tours to Baja California, Mexico, for 15 years on the best whale-watching vessel in the region
2018 - FULLY BOOKED (waitlists available)
The best whale watching on Earth!

Annual dates:
8-21 February, 10-23 March, 9-22 April
Plus we have an extra trip in 2018 – 23 February-8 March

"I've been whale-watching for more than 25 years in more than 50 countries, and Baja is by far the best place for the closest and most varied encounters with a wide variety of species"

Mark Carwardine

  • 2018: All 4 trips are now fully booked – waitlists available
  • 2019 and 2020: Taking names

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Wrangel Island Expedition Cruise

Join Mark on a special expedition to Wrangel Island in the Russian High Arctic (organised by Wildlife Worldwide)
Wrangel Island Expedition Cruise

22 July - 8 August 2017 FULLY BOOKED
22 July - 8 August 2018 1 TWIN CABIN AVAILABLE

Mark hosts this exclusive wildlife expedition, with landscape photographer Joe Cornish, to one of the least explored wildernesses on Earth.

Organised by Wildlife Worldwide (t: 01962 302 086); sales@wildlifeworldwide.com

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An exclusive North Atlantic and Arctic adventure!

Join Mark on a very special expedition cruise from Scotland to Svalbard
FULLY BOOKED (waitlists available)
An exclusive North Atlantic and Arctic adventure!

25 May - 9 June 2018

We have exclusively chartered the 96-passenger Akademik Sergey Vavilov – a comfortable and ice-strengthened polar expedition ship – for this wonderful 14-night wildlife expedition cruise. We’ll visit prime sites in the North Atlantic, the Greenland Sea, the Bering Sea and the Arctic Ocean and, along the way, will have loads of time ashore and plenty of opportunity to enjoy the fabulous variety of wildlife and wild places.

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Wildlife photography in the High Arctic

Join Mark on a wildlife photography trip to Svalbard (organised by Exodus)
Wildlife photography in the High Arctic

Dates:
8 - 19 June 2018

Mark joins Paul Goldstein on a wildlife photographic extravaganza to Spitzbergen, Arctic Norway, concentrating on polar bears, ice, walruses, vast seabird colonies and glaciers.

Organised by Exodus T: 0208-772-3859; E: sales@exodus.co.uk

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Festival of Whales, Bay of Fundy, Canada

Fabulous opportunity to see critically endangered North Atlantic right whales
(organised by Wildlife Worldwide)
Festival of Whales, Bay of Fundy, Canada

Dates:
1 - 9 September 2018

Mark joins Chris Breen from Wildlife Worldwide for the 2018 Festival of Whales in the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada.

Organised by Wildlife Worldwide T: 01962-302-086;
E: reservations@wildlifeworldwide.com

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Festival of Bears, Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia, Canada

Super bear-viewing with a focus on photography (organised by Wildlife Worldwide)
Festival of Bears, Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia, Canada

Dates:
6 - 14 October 2018

Mark joins Chris Breen from Wildlife Worldwide for the 2018 Festival of Bears at Knight Inlet Lodge, British Columbia.

Organised by Wildlife Worldwide T: 01962-302-086; E: reservations@wildlifeworldwide.com

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Mark at this year's Birdfair

Join Mark at Birdfair 2017 – the wildlife-lover's equivalent of Glastonbury!
Mark at this year's Birdfair

Dates:
18 - 19 August 2017

FRIDAY 18 AUGUST, 11.15am-noon (in the Authors Forum): Mark Carwardine’s Guide to Whale Watching in North America
Mark will be talking about his new book – with lots of entertaining stories about a motley collection of whales, dolphins and people he has met everywhere from Hawai’i and Monterey Bay to the Bay of Fundy and New England.

3.00-3.45pm (in the Events Marquee): Conserving Critical Critters (chaired by Ceri Lecy)
Mark is joined by Nick Baker, Debbie Pain and Anneka Svenska.

7.30-9.30pm (in the Events Marquee): Should wildlife film-making be more than just stunning armchair entertainment? 
(chaired by Dominic Dyer)
Mark is joined by Chris Packham, Mary Colwell and Martin Hughes-Games.

SATURDAY 19 AUGUST, 10.00-10.45am (in the Main Events Marquee): Was it really the LAST CHANCE TO SEE?
In this highly entertaining and thought-provoking talk, Mark reminisces about his travels with Douglas Adams and Stephen Fry, and, most importantly, brings the story up to date. Whatever happened to the last few remaining northern white rhinos, the critically endangered Yangtze river dolphin, and Sirocco, the kakapo that infamously shagged Mark’s head?

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Wildlife Photography Workshops

Mark runs hugely popular wildlife photography one-day workshops, usually at Wildfowl and Wetland Centres. They are open to beginners as well as more experienced photographers, the main objectives being :-

  • 1. To help you improve your photographic skills with a combination of lectures and practical sessions.
  • 2. To inspire you with lots of thoughts, suggestions and ideas.
  • 3. To answer your questions about anything from how to set up your camera to how to get your pictures published.
  • 4. To have fun!

To keep updated about Mark’s workshops, please email rachel@markcarwardine.com

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