Combining the Pantanal wildlife with two most coveted felines in South America in only one tour. This tour takes travelers to the most breathtaking encounters of Pantanal. We will take you to have an encounter with ocelot in the wild, jaguars in their habitat, and mammals like the peculiar giant anteater.
The best part? Wild Ocelot Safari mixes the best sightings with single best opportunities to photograph nature. Staying in the most lauded lodges in Pantanal it’s a destination for unforgettable experiences.
Ocelot reserve is located in the center of Transpantaneira Highway and near the Pixaim river. Every afternoon guest go to the ocelot hide wait to see if it will appear.
The first bit of travel is about an one hour journey to Poconé, then entering on the Transpantaneira Highway into the largest floored area in the word. Continuing the drive further 7 km into Piuval lodge. You will start your activities during the afternoon. Piuval is an excellent area to do bush walks, safari car drives, birdwatching, photography and boat trips. For the adventure traveler they also have the best Pantanal horseback riding.
Continue the drive further 49km. Arriving at the lodge in the late afternoon, you will have the first opportunity to see and photograph ocelots. Your accommodation and dinner will be at a hotel.
Experience a morning safari and boat trips in the Pixaim river and one more opportunity to see the ocelot during the afternoon.
Mornings start early in the Pantanal; breakfast early morning and leaving as soon as possible for better shoots opportunities (You can adjust the time of breakfast with your guide). We will leave the hotel in a motorboat looking for jaguars in the tributaries of the Meeting of the Waters State Park, this is one of the three largest protect areas in Pantanal. With a high density of jaguar prey, including caiman and large groups of capybara, this location offers you the best chance to see a jaguar attack. When the water of the Pantanal is at its lowest, from June till November, and the banks of the rivers become exposed, jaguars ar often found resting and hunting along the river’s edge. We will also encounter other interesting wildlife, including Giant Otters, Neotropical Otters, Caimans, Capibaras, Tapirs, Yellow Anaconda, Howler Monkeys, Capuchin Monkeys and many birds species including the magnificent Toco Toucan and the endangered Hyacinth Macaw. Often we enjoy our lunch watching the jaguar. Don’t worry, there will be plenty of opportunities to take a safe bathroom breaks on the beach as necessary. We believe that you are looking for the best Pantanal jaguar experience and we know that jaguars can be very unpredictable, so we choose not to miss a moment and bring everything we need with us so you never lose an unforgettable memory.
Leave to the lodge in time for the flight. End of the trip.