How you can help wildlife

An elephant walking across the plains in the wild

"If you can ride it, hug it or have a selfie with a wild animal, the chances are it’s a cruel venue. Don’t go."

You can protect wild animals from the cruelty of tourist entertainment by taking action on your own holidays.


Be an animal friendly tourist and take the pledge

It only takes a few simple steps to protect wildlife on your holidays.

1. Download our short guide to being an animal friendly tourist

2. Sign our pledge to show your support

3. Ask your friends and family to also pledge never to take part in cruel attractions.

An adult elephant with her infant 

Book with an animal friendly travel company

We are working with tour operators like World Expeditions and Intrepid Travel who are committed to animal friendly holidays. Over 150 travel companies have committed to ending the sale and promotion of venues that offer elephant entertainment, such as rides and shows. 

Download our guide to animal friendly tour operators and find the right one for your holiday >>

Are you a travel company looking to join our movement? We want to hear from you. Find out how you can help lead the travel industry to protect wildlife.

Images: World Animal Protection and iStock. by Getty Images

Donate today

We have been investigating the worst forms of wildlife entertainment and are now reaching out to individuals, local organisations, venues and travel companies to inspire game changing improvements to the industry.

We will work together to identify tourist venues, develop solutions and close down industries like cruel elephant tourism in Southern Africa.

Donate today to help us protect animals around the world 

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