John Beaufoy Publishing


Jbp logoJohn Beaufoy Publishing is an independent book publisher based in Oxford, England, which specializes in the fields of natural history, travel, and adventure. Within these categories, we have a strong subsidiary focus on publishing books about the tropical regions of Southeast Asia, Africa, Central America and the Caribbean: the parts of the world lying between the tropics of Cancer and Capricorn.

Featured Titles

A Photographic Field Guide to the Birds of the Australian High Country

Neil Hermes

The Australian High Country is located in the south-east of the continent, and extends from the Wollemi National Park and the Blue Mountains to the west of Sydney, through the Kosciuszko and Alpine National Parks and south-west into Victoria, almost to the edge of Melbourne. It includes Canberra and the ACT. This book is a […]


A Naturalist’s Guide to the Birds of Singapore (3rd edition)

Yong Ding Li, Lim Kim Chuah and Lee Tiah Khee

A photographic identification guide to the 280 bird species most commonly seen in Singapore. High quality photographs from Singapore’s top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers geography and climate, vegetation, opportunities for naturalists and the main sites for viewing the listed […]


Enchanting New Zealand

Liz Light

Whether you’re a first-time visitor or making a return trip, the sheer majesty of New Zealand’s landscapes is always awe-inspiring. There are peaceful lakes and thundering waterfalls, active volcanoes and the looming icy peaks of the Southern Alps as well as beautiful sandy beaches. The country is the ultimate destination for those who are looking […]


Great Railway Journeys in Australia & New Zealand

David Bowden

35 trips that highlight some of the most interesting, scenic and rewarding railway journeys in Australia and New Zealand. They include the renowned long-distance journeys, such as The Indian Pacific in Australia that takes travellers on a three-day trip from Perth to Sydney or the The Northern Explorer in New Zealand’s North Island that stretches […]