Biosphere Reserve Pantanal – A Natural Paradise

The Extraordinary Biodiversity of the Largest Wetlands on Earth

No elephants, no lions, but where else can you photograph jaguar, giant otter, tapir, great anteater, and… southern right whales, all of them, on one trip? 

Southern Cross Tours & Expeditions has pioneered Jaguar Photo Safaris in the Pantanal. Our experienced wildlife guides show you the elusive cat in the wild.

The Brazilian Pantanal offers unrivaled wildlife diversity. Watch it all on horseback and enjoy your stay among fazendeiros and friends.

The birders heaven hosts 656 species and the greatest wildlife diversity in the Americas, like tapir, cayman, giant anteater, monkeys, giant armadillo and more.

The population of the biggest and, perhaps the most beautiful of all macaws, are increasing again. We show you why and where.