Latin America

Search for the best wildlife watching in Latin America by country.


Argentina

Los Glaciares – Andean condor, flamingo, puma

Valdes Peninsula – burrowing owl, elephant seal, guanaco, killer whale, Magellanic penguin, sea lion, southern right whale


Bolivia

Salar de Uyuni – flamingo, vicuna

Samaipata – Andean condor


Chile

Arica – sea lion

Torres del Paine – Andean condor, black-necked swan, flamingo, guanaco, puma


Colombia

Los Llanos – burrowing owl, caiman, capybara, giant anteater, green anaconda, howler monkey, jaguar, Orinoco crocodile

Providencia – reef shark


Costa Rica

Osa Peninsula – green sea turtle, humpback whale, jaguar, manta ray, reef shark, tapir, whale shark

Tortuguero – caiman, green sea turtle, hawksbill sea turtle, jaguar, leatherback sea turtle, sloth


Ecuador

Galapagos Islands – blue-footed booby, Galapagos penguin, giant tortoise, green sea turtle, hammerhead shark, manta ray, marine iguana, reef shark, sea lion, whale shark

Isla de la Plata – blue-footed booby, green sea turtle, humpback whale, killer whale, manta ray

Mindo – cock-of-the-rock, kinkajou, puma, spectacled bear


Peru

Ballestas Islands – Humboldt penguin, sea lion

Colca Canyon – Andean condor, vicuna

Corosha – spectacled bear

Madre de Dios – caiman, capybara, giant otter, green anaconda, howler monkey, jaguar, spider monkey, squirrel monkey, sloth, tapir