Pantanal Nature Team
Ailton Lara has 20 years of guiding experience, is a dedicated naturalist, and holds a degree in environmental management. He is fluent in English and Spanish. His extensive knowledge and genuine enthusiasm for this unique area make wildlife tours truly special. He offers professional services with a variety of activities for those wishing to explore the vast wilderness of the Pantanal. With in-depth knowledge of the region, he aims to introduce this natural paradise to visitors within a safe yet exciting environment.
Our tours, starts from Cuiaba-MT, have been the highlight of many visitors' trips to the Northern Pantanal. We've guided visitors to some of the most spectacular wildlife spots in the area, providing excellent close-up views of some of the world's rarest wildlife.
Our tour guides are biologists and naturalists trained to deliver exceptional tours.
All our tours operate in small groups to leave as little trace as possible of our visit. At Pantanal Nature, we believe that responsible ecotourism will help protect and preserve this natural paradise by raising awareness.
Pantanal Nature is an officially registered company with the Brazilian Tourism Board (Embratur). Our company is motivated by a deeply held passion for the Pantanal, which we hope will inspire our clients. We are actively dedicated to the conservation of the Pantanal.
The company is driven by a profound passion for the Pantanal, and we aim to inspire our clients with that same enthusiasm. Additionally, we are actively committed to the preservation of the Pantanal for future generations.
Operating in the Pantanal also involves collaborating with local communities; our boatsmen and lodge staff are all locals, emphasizing the importance of generating income within the region. It is important for us that the funds generated from our wildlife tours contribute to the local economy, fostering sustainable tourism.
Featured Work with renowned Nature Programs
We have worked with creators of nature documentaries from the BBC Planet Earth II, Our Planet (Netflix), Discovery Channel ( Dual Suvivor ), National Geographic ( secret Brazil), ART TV (Les Aux Salvages), GLOBO,Earth At Night by Apple and other channels to provide expert fixers and guided services that have helped them develop their programs by capturing the wildlife and culture of the Pantanal on film. Pantanal Nature is featured on guide books such as Lonely Planet, Footprint, AA Brazil, Petit Fute and TripAvisor Reviews.