What you can do

If you can ride it, hug it or have a selfie with the 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 vacations.

Be an animal friendly tourist

It only takes a few simple steps to protect wildlife on your travels. Download our short guide to being an animal friendly tourist and find out how.

And you can help us educate other tourists. The research from Oxford University's Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU) highlights the role TripAdvisor – the world’s largest online review website – can play. 80% of people who leave a review on TripAdvisor were previously unaware of the cruelty inflicted on the wild animals in tourist entertainment venues. We need to change this so visitors know about the cruelty and demand for it to stop.

Follow these three simple steps to protect wildlife while you travel.

          


 

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 tourism. Over 100 travel companies have committed to ending the sale and promotion of venues that offer elephant entertainment, such as rides and shows.

Download our full list of elephant-friendly travel companies.

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.

Donate today

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

Donate today to help us protect animals around the world 

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