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Eco Tourism Holidays in South America

On approach ... an orca prepares to make a kill.

Argentina

Rituals of the whales

Andrew Bain waits on a deserted beach for one of nature's most savage sights.

Ecuador

Silver lining in the cloud

Ecuador, Mashpi eco lodge.

A new eco-lodge stay offers Lydia Bell a window to one of the world's most dramatic rainforests.

Costa Rica

Cute overload: the sloth sanctuary

Sloth sanctuary

Life is sweet once the gates open at Costa Rica's sloth sanctuary, one of few in the world specialising in the study of these famously sedentary and solitary mammals.

Galapagos Islands

In Grace's wake

Galapagos island.

Aboard a yacht fit for a princess, Ute Junker finds the access to wildlife as exclusive as royalty could ever want.

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Travel News

Royal visit means big bucks for tourism

Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, pose in front of Uluru.

NINA KARNIKOWSKI 1:06pm | As the royal trio and their entourage head home, Australian tourism operators are reveling in the influx of enquiries and bookings that have resulted from the visit, which is expected to lead to tens of millions in tourist spending.

Number of Gallipoli pilgrims plummets

TONY WRIGHT 12:41pm | Fewer travellers have made the Anzac Day trek to Gallipoli than at any time in the last 14 years.

Dubai: Two French base jumpers break world record with Burj Khalifa leap

ANNIE DANG 24 Apr | Base jumpers break world record after spectacular leap from world's tallest building.

Brisbane petrol prices to settle for long weekend

MARISSA CALLIGEROS 24 Apr | There is likely to be some relief for motorists this long weekend following an Easter of high petrol prices.

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