Cheesemans' Ecology Safaris


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About Us

For nearly four decades we have designed trips that provide maximum time out in nature to experience and photograph wildlife. Our goal is to inspire travelers with the values of conservation and education. Let us tell you more about what makes Cheesemans’ great!

Our History

Cheesemans’ Ecology Safaris grew out of the late Doug and Gail Cheeseman, along with their son Ted’s passion for exploring, protecting, and learning about the incredible wildlife and environments found around the world. Take a walk back in time to learn about the origins of this great company!


Cheesemans’ Ecology Safaris carefully selects leaders who are tops in their field to ensure that your experience is the best it can be!

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Cheesemans’ Ecology Safaris’ mission is to create life-changing safari experiences. We create a personal connection with our travelers and strive to be a positive force for conservation and science. We are a small tour company in San Jose, California with 39 years of experience organizing and leading safaris to explore exotic destinations chosen for their abundant wildlife, nature experiences, and photography opportunities.

Privacy Policy

Cheesemans’ Ecology Safaris values and respects our travelers above all and takes their privacy very seriously.

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