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We want to show you this big, beautiful world in a whole new way. One that puts you in control and gives you access to our little black book of incredible properties, people and experiences. We believe that each trip should be as special and unique as you are. It should be magical and inspirational with plenty of 'wow' factor, which is why we design each itinerary around you. Stay in the finest accommodations, meet the locals, sip the wine, learn something new, and enjoy authentic, personal experiences that you’ll cherish forever. Welcome to Scott Dunn.

Our travel experts are the best in the business. Most have lived and worked in their specialist regions as locals. They have friends, stories and roots there, and they return each year to fine tune their knowledge. When they share their favorite restaurant, backstreet bodega or most romantic proposal spot, you know they were there themselves not long ago. This expertise combined with our contact list of incredible guides and an impeccable door to door service has earned us the reputation of being the go-to tour operator if you seek spectacular experiences, from after hours tours of the Vatican to a seriously special private candlelit dinner in the Taj Mahal.

All that’s left for you to do is sit back, relax and anticipate the journey of a lifetime.

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Guest testimonials

"Exceptional service from start to finish. As busy parents with small children Scott Dunn ensures that you actually get a chance to relax and everyone in the family has a fabulous week full of amazing memories. Everyone was super friendly and did everything they could to ensure our stay was just perfect."

Guest testimonials

"I cried when the trip was over. I've never done that before. Sure, I've been bummed when a vacation ended, but I cried! A fabulous opportunity for our children. Everything was fantastic."

Guest testimonials

"The level of service we experienced was first class and everything was very well organized. When we first contacted Scott Dunn to discuss our vacation we really had very little idea of what was on offer in Australia. Thanks to Sophie we got a really varied experience of the country and she more than met our brief of planning a vacation for a family with grown up children."

From Our Blog

15 February 2017
A first timer’s guide: highlights of Borneo
Travel expert Victoria Reynolds apes around in the Malaysian jungle, explores the largest cave network in South East Asia and puts her blow-pipe skills to the test. Here she shares her top places to visit on a whirlwind first time tour of Borneo. Semenggoh Orangutan Sanctuary The chance to see orangutans is, for many, the ...

From Our Blog

13 February 2017
Serendipity in Sri Lanka
Before Ceylon, Sri Lanka was known as Serendib, from which the English word ‘serendipity’ is derived. It’s fitting therefore that Asia expert Alice’s first trip to this enchanting country was a pleasant and fortunate surprise… A country with many faces Of course, I knew Sri Lanka on paper (and how close it is to India) ...

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8 February 2017
Why Bhutan Needs to Be on Your Bucket List
Bhutan either sits very high on your travel list or doesn’t feature at all. Perceived as expensive and out of reach, there’s little wonder that many of us think that visiting this remote, untouched Himalayan Kingdom will only ever remain a distant dream. “That’s certainly how I felt”, says Indochina expert Kate Hall, “until I ...

From Our Blog

6 February 2017
Going the Extra Mile
The great thing about travel is its ability to open hearts and minds. A recent trip to Tanzania inspired Scott Dunn guest Charles and his family to go above and beyond when they purchased a bus to help local children get to and from school safely. During their stay at Chem Chem lodge, the family ...

From Our Blog

31 January 2017
Here’s our guide as to why we’re loving Val d’Isère this year… Skiing: With its spanking new, state-of-the-art Solaise gondola accessing a new beginner area, complete with a North-American-style Day Lodge, Val d’Isère should firmly be on the radar as a top choice for all levels of skiers. As one of the highest resorts in ...

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  • Tell us what you want to see and do, when you want to go and give us an idea of your budget
  • We’ll customize an incredible vacation just for you (we never sell packages or escorted tours)
What guests say

"Excellent service throughout with great attention to detail and thoughtfulness. I believe Scott Dunn does deliver more than most high-end vacation companies and will go "the extra mile".