Fun filled family activity holidays

Family activity and adventure holidays

Proud parent of a mini explorer? Desperately seeking inspirational holidays to keep little adventurers happy? Or perhaps on the hunt for something spectacular to tempt teenagers? Scroll down; we have a jam-packed fun filled family activity and adventure trips for you.

As pioneers of family travel, and travellers-turned-parents ourselves, we know that adventures are made much better with the whole family so if you (or your kids) have your heart set on perfecting the art of the perfect curry in India, kayaking around the coast of Croatia, or exploring the Costa Rican jungle by zip-wire - look no further.

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Austria - Group Tour - Active Austria - 8 days

Group Tour - Active Austria - 8 days

Active familes can cycle, canoe, hike, climb and explore caves in an impressive natural adventure playground, the Salzkammergut Lake district in the heart of Austria.

Belize - Rainforest and Reef - 10 days from £1949

Group - Rainforest and Reef - 10 days from £1949

Venture through lush rainforest to explore Mayan caves and ruins. Stay on a coral atoll on the Belize Barrier Reef learning about marine exploration and natural history. Explore an archipelago of pristine tropical islands set in a turquoise lagoon, doing as much or as little as you like. Choose from a menu of activities such as snorkelling, stand-up paddleboarding, sea-kayaking and kayak sailing.

Botswana - Suggested Itinerary - Botswana and Victoria Falls | 11 days

Suggested Itinerary - Botswana and Victoria Falls
Tailor-made - Suggested Itinerary - Botswana and Victoria Falls | 11 days

This suggested itinerary for a tailor-made family safari holiday is a combination of lodge and fixed camping accommodation set in Botswana and Victoria Falls. Enjoy the greatest African adventures including canoeing, game drives and bush walks while staying in stunning locations.

China - Panda Express | 14 Days

Panda Express
Group - Panda Express | 14 Days

Unique China offers so many highlights which you can experience on this fantastic family adventure holiday, from the incredible ancient sites of the Great Wall, the Forbidden City and the Terracotta Warriors, to the modern Olympic stadiums. Children will love the Shaolin Temple with its Kung Fu monks.

Costa Rica - Active Costa Rica | 9 days

Active Costa Rica
Group - Active Costa Rica | 9 days

Go on a family adventure holiday to exotic Costa Rica. Explore the rainforest by zip-wire, enjoy the exhilarating wet and wild white-water rafting experience and go on a family mountain biking trip on the edge of an active volcano.

Croatia - Active Teen Croatia | 8 days

Active Teen Croatia
Group - Active Teen Croatia | 8 days

Croatia is the perfect destination to take teenagers on holiday, with a variety of challenging activities to get even the sleepiest teenager out of bed.

Croatia - Coastal Croatia | 8 days

Coastal Croatia
Group - Coastal Croatia | 8 days

An exciting family sea adventure exploring the coastline of the Trogir Riviera along the Dalmatian Coast. Discover many quiet, unspoilt beaches and bays as you kayak around the Drvenik islands and to the Blue Lagoon.

Croatia - Croatia River Adventure | 8 days

Croatia River Adventure
Group - Croatia River Adventure | 8 days

Row, walk and cycle along the Mreznica River while enjoying the beautiful landscapes that Croatia has to offer in this wonderful adventure holiday for the whole family.

Cuba - Cuba Libre | 12 days

Cuba Libre
Group - Cuba Libre | 12 days

Soak up the warm Cuban spirit on this family adventure holiday as you explore the lively city of Havana, see beautiful colonial buildings and learn about its history and culture which has shaped Cuba, as well as exploring the rainforest on foot and by zip-wire.

Czech Republic - Prague & Tatras Adventure | 8 days

Prague & Tatras Adventure
Group - Prague & Tatras Adventure | 8 days

Enjoy this unique family activity holiday crossing the borders of the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland. Explore the cobbled streets of Prague and Krakow and enjoy beautiful mountain walks and bike rides in the Carpathian Mountains.

Finland - Ice Pop | 7 days

Ice Pop
Group - Ice Pop | 7 days

An active adventure holiday that's great fun for all the family. Fly to northern Finland and try husky sledding, snow shoeing and snow sculpting. Meet reindeer and take a sledge ride under the stars in search of the beautiful northern lights.

Finland - Northern Lights Adventure | 8 days

Northern Lights Adventure
Group - Northern Lights Adventure | 8 days

Travel to the wild forests and frozen lakes of Hossa National Park. Experience a winter wonderland, see the northern lights and learn about essential winter survival skills.

Iceland - Iceland Explorer | 6 days

Iceland Explorer
Group - Iceland Explorer | 6 days

The nature in Iceland is out to amaze you, from the imposing volcanoes to the roaring waterfalls and incredible natural phenomenon such as The Great Geysir.

Iceland - Winter Iceland | 6 days

Winter Iceland
Group - Winter Iceland | 6 days

This Iceland family holiday adventure is both magical and memorable. Hveragerdi is a literal hotspot of geothermal acitivity and is the ideal location to watch the Northern Lights.

Italy - Volcanoes of Sicily | 8 days

Volcanoes of Sicily
Group - Volcanoes of Sicily | 8 days

On this family adventure holiday to Sicily you'll find deep gorges, bubbling volcanoes, pristine beaches and make legendary family memories.

Jordan - Adventure To Petra | 8 days

Adventure To Petra
Group - Adventure To Petra | 8 days

Discover the amazing rock-cut city of Petra on this family adventure holiday. Explore the dramatic desert in Wadi Rum, see Crusader castles and Roman cities.

Malaysia - Adventure Malaysia | 13 Days

Adventure Malaysia
Group - Adventure Malaysia | 13 Days

Malaysia is one of the most beautiful and colourful countries in South East Asia, making it perfect for a family adventure holiday. Relax on palm-fringed beaches, explore the exciting metropolis of Kuala Lumpur and trek through the jungle canopy on suspended bridges.

Malta & Gozo - Active Gozo | 8 days

Active Gozo
Group - Active Gozo | 8 days

An family adventure holiday on both land and water. Come on our activity holiday to Malta and Gozo as you cycle coastal paths, abseil down rocks, and explore caves by kayak.

Mexico - Mayan Mexico | 9 days

Mayan Mexico
Group - Mayan Mexico | 9 days

This family adventure holiday around Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula is not your typical beach holiday and is great for children of all ages. Explore Mayan pyramids, spot pink flamingos and try your hand at tortilla making.

Morocco - Atlas Mule Train | 10 days

Atlas Mule Train
Group - Atlas Mule Train | 10 days

One of our most popular trips, this is an excellent family adventure holiday - especially for younger families. Discover Morocco, take in the bustling markets of Marrakech, the Atlas mountains and Essaouira coast. Scroll down to find out more about this great family activity holiday in Morocco.

Morocco - Kasbahs & Coast | 8 days

Kasbahs & Coast
Group - Kasbahs & Coast | 8 days

This family adventure holiday will take you from vibrant Marrakech, across to the spectacular Atlas mountains - to the old red-walled city of Taroudant and then on to Essaouira.

Morocco - Teen Hike & Bike | 9 Days

Teen Hike & Bike
Group - Teen Hike & Bike | 9 Days

A great trip for teenagers exploring Morocco by bike, camel and on foot. Journey into the Atlas Mountains meeting local Berber people along the way.

Myanmar - Myanmar Discovery | 11 Days

Myanmar Discovery
Group - Myanmar Discovery | 11 Days

For the intrepid family, Burma offers an unforgettable adventure. Temples, mountains and traditional communities abound. Discover a land untouched by mass tourism on this family adventure holiday.

Nepal - Himalayan Adventure | 13 days

Himalayan Adventure
Group - Himalayan Adventure | 13 days

The spectacular Himalayas provide a magnificent backdrop for this incredible family adventure. Experience the atmosphere of Old Kathmandu and introduce your children to the joys of hiking on a 'mini-expedition' - an overnight trek into the mountains.

Peru - Adventure in the Andes | 10 days

Adventure in the Andes
Group - Adventure in the Andes | 10 days

The fantastic contrasts of Peru makes it a mind-blowing family adventure holiday. From Andean peaks to coastal desert, the Inca wonders of Machu Picchu to the colourful present day inhabitants of Cusco, you are spoilt for choice.

Poland - Prague & Tatras Adventure | 8 days

Prague & Tatras Adventure
Group - Prague & Tatras Adventure | 8 days

Enjoy this unique active holiday crossing the borders of the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland. Start in Prague and explore the cobbled streets of the Old Town Square with the Astronomical Clock, Prague Castle and the Charles Bridge.

Slovakia - Prague & Tatras Adventure | 8 days

Prague & Tatras Adventure
Group - Prague & Tatras Adventure | 8 days

Three countries in eight days - this is an action-packed holiday! Cross the borders of the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland on this week-long family adventure.

Slovakia - Winter Slovakia | 8 Days

Winter Slovakia
Group - Winter Slovakia | 8 Days

This family activity holiday includes everything from dog-sledging and snowshoeing to exploring caves and taking a dip in a thermal pool. There is also free time to relax and play in the snow.

Slovenia - Alpine Slovenia | 8 Days

Alpine Slovenia
Group - Alpine Slovenia | 8 Days

Enjoy exploring the Alpine region of Slovenia with walks around the Bohinj Lake on this family adventure holiday. Take a trek in the Julian Alps and enjoy the thrill of white-water rafting down the Soca River.

Spain - Active Pyrenees | 7 days

Active Pyrenees
Group - Active Pyrenees | 7 days

A multi-activity holiday in the Spanish Pyrenees that will see you explore the mountains with a number of guided trips - rafting, canyoning, walking, cycling and climbing.

Sri Lanka - Active Sri Lanka | 9 Days

Active Sri Lanka
Group - Active Sri Lanka | 9 Days

Combine travelling to Sri Lanka's top attractions with activities that all the family will enjoy. From a cycle ride to a cookery class, rafting to exploring caves, playing cricket with the locals to a relaxing train ride, this makes for an unforgettable family adventure holiday.

Tanzania - Serengeti & Zanzibar Family Safari | 11 Days

Serengeti & Zanzibar Family Safari
Group - Serengeti & Zanzibar Family Safari | 11 Days

Go on a family safari in the famous Serengeti plains and explore the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Victoria. Witness some of the best wildlife in the world and spend a few days relaxing in Zanzibar on this fantastic family activity holiday.

Thailand - Rainforests & Islands | 10 days

Rainforests & Islands
Group - Rainforests & Islands | 10 days

A family adventure holiday relaxing on idyllic island beaches, sea-kayaking along a dramatic coast, staying in an atmospheric rainforest lodge and snorkelling in clear waters over colourful coral.

Turkey - Active Turkey | 8 days

Active Turkey
Group - Active Turkey | 8 days

This family adventure holiday in Turkey is packed with discovery, learning & activity. Shoot down the rapids white-water rafting, see 2,000 year old flames at Mt Chimaera and go snorkelling in the clear waters of the lagoon.

Vietnam - Hanoi to Saigon | 12 days

Hanoi to Saigon
Group - Hanoi to Saigon | 12 days

Journey from north to south on this ultimate family adventure through vibrant Vietnam. Travel like the locals do as you discover the jewel of Southeast Asia.

Vietnam - Vietnam Adventure | 12 days

Vietnam Adventure
Group - Vietnam Adventure | 12 days

Experience true Vietnam on a family activity holiday that takes you to the historic capital of Hanoi, cycling through beautiful countryside in the north, cruising and kayaking in Halong Bay and exploring the old port of Hoi An. You'll use various modes of local transport adding to your adventure; boats, bicycles and trains.

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Borneo family adventure holidays are full of contrast. Dense jungle, meandering rivers, to idyllic tropical islands teaming with thousands of fish around the coral reefs and of course home to the Orang Utan and Proboscis monkeys.



Family adventure and activity Holidays to Botswana. Spot fantastic wildlife, including elephants, lion, hyena, cheetah and meerkats. Enjoy fantastic days on safari in the Okavango Delta.



Join us on a family adventure holiday to Brazil where you could find yourself exploring the wilderness of the Pantanal, marvelling at Iguassu Falls, relaxing on the spectacular coastline of white beaches and turquoise sea, or soaking up the carnival atmosphere in Rio de Janeiro.

Costa Rica

Costa Rica

Dense rainforest, towering volcanoes, raging rivers and tranquil hot springs - Costa Rica is a gem for a family adventure holiday with a difference. It has some of the richest bio-diversity on Earth. Explore Arenal volcano and stay in a rainforest. Go on a crocodile safari. Read on to discover our family activity and adventure holidays in Costa Rica for 2016/17.

Ecuador & The Galapagos

Ecuador & The Galapagos

In wonderfully varied Ecuador, Inca culture and bustling markets are combined with dense jungle and snow-capped volcanoes, such as Cotopaxi. But the undoubted highlight is the Galapagos Islands, 1,000 kilometres out in the Pacific: on this family adventure holiday you and your family will star in your own amazing wildlife documentary. Click here to read an article from Wanderlust Magazine by Will Gray who travelled to the Galapagos Islands with his family in 2011. Our Ecuador and Galapagos family adventure and activity holidays for 2014 & 2015 are shown below...



Variety is the real spice of India. From the high mountains of the north to the lush jungles of the south, India bewitches and beguiles as a family adventure. Marvel at the Taj Mahal, rollick along in a Delhi rickshaw, ride and wash elephants, and maybe even glimpse a tiger: all these are possible in the great subcontinent of contrasts.



Japan is the technology capital of the world, where old temples and traditions are dotted amongst neon-lights and modern animation in futuristic cities.



The hospitable people of this Middle East kingdom will offer a warm welcome to you and your family. Adventure will come from the stunning desert scenery. This is Lawrence of Arabia territory, including the majestic Wadi Rum and the incomparable rock city of Petra. And if you want to relax: just float in the Dead Sea. Our Jordan family adventure and activity holidays are shown below:



Malaysia is a vibrant and interesting fusion of Malay, Chinese, Indian and indigenous cultures and customs.



Just four hours away, Morocco enjoys an exotic culture ideal for a family adventure holiday. Trek through the Atlas mountains and stay in Berber villages, or discover the huge sand dunes of the Sahara and relax in a tented oasis. In Marrakech, plunge into the bustle and bargains of the colourful kasbahs and bazaars.



For the intrepid family, Burma offers an unforgettable adventure. Temples, mountains and traditional communities abound. A tailormade holiday could see you cycling, walking, and taking boat trips around this fascinating country. Highlights include the pagoda-studded plains of Bagan, leg-rowers of Inle Lake, the beautiful Irrawaddy River and charming Yangon. Ngapali makes an excellent end to a trip.



Explore Namibia's diverse landscapes; visit amazing wildlife reserves, travel through vast canyons and open plains, climb sand dunes, take a boat trip along the rocky Skeleton Coast and go dolphin watching all on a family adventure holiday to Namibia.



If you thought Nepal was just about hiking, think again! Visiting Nepal brings with it a variety of authentic experiences. From the warmth of the people, to the fascinating culture, it's truly a place for a family adventure of a lifetime with children of any age.



Scenically stunning and culturally fascinating Oman is a brilliant family introduction to the Arabian Peninsular and islamic world.



The fantastic contrasts of Peru makes it a great family adventure holiday destination. From Andean peaks to coastal desert, from the Inca wonders of Machu Picchu to the colourful present day inhabitants, it offers activities that constantly change pace. Go trekking and marvel at Incan history: Peru is full of adventures for all the family. Our Peru family adventure & activity holidays are shown below:

South Africa

South Africa

South Africa is a country of breathtaking beauty and diversity. From the elephants of Addo's and the open plains of the Kruger NP to whale watching from Hermanus. Our South Africa family adventure holidays are designed and tailored to suit you.

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

An island of beautiful contrasts, Sri Lanka offers family adventure - and relaxation. On the coast are sandy beaches lined with palm trees; inland are cool hills, plantations and the extraordinary world heritage site of Sigiriya. Temples, elephant riding and great food just some of the highlights of this wonderful country. Our Sri Lanka family adventure and activity holidays for 2014 & 2015 are shown below:



Tanzania is a richly rewarding destination for a family safari holiday and a wonderful introductin to Africa. The country dedicates more than a quarter of its land area to preserving its natural heritage. Its reserves have some of the largest concentrations of wild mammals anywhere in the world.



Exotic, colourful, fun - an adenture holiday to Thailand is all these things and more, a favourite for all the family. Adventures include elephant riding in the jungle, kayaking along the sheer limestone cliffs of the coast, and snorkelling in the coral waters. From the bustle of Bangkok to the serenity of the sandy beaches, it's a land bursting with opportunities. Our Thailand family adventure and activity holidays for 2014 & 2015 are shown below:



This fascinating country has soaring mountains, fertile deltas, bustling cities, ancient forests filled with exotic fauna, winding rivers and long sandy tropical beaches.



Zambia offers amazing game viewing opportunities, stay in small luxury camps and lodges away from the crowds and visit the beautiful Victoria Falls. Our Zambia holidays are specifically tailored for adventurous families.

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