Specialist Holidays

Whatever your interest, we can build it into your holiday, making it the sole focus, or simply one feature of a longer trip – it’s up to you. We’ve split some of our specialist subjects into categories below, or you can browse all specialist holidays. Alternatively, contact our travel specialists for more ideas and information.

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Best Places to See the Northern Lights

Scott Dunn provides a wide range of tailor-made trips to a number of destinations for the best holidays to see the Northern Lights, including Alaska, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Finland. We have a range of luxury boutique boltholes from where you can look up at the sky in hopes of catching the Aurora. Whether you sleep in a luxury tented camp, a glass igloo, a log cabin in a remote forest, a tree house, an ice hotel or a traditional hotel, we have a range of options up our sleeves.

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Bucket List Trips

Once the definitive scorecard of things you wanted to jump off or swim with before you die, the bucket list has expanded to embrace adventure on an epic scale. Whether it’s watching the sun rise over the granite peaks of the Torres Del Paine in Patagonia, or feeling the earth shake with the thunder of hooves as wildebeest migrate across the Masai Mara and Serengeti, there are no limits for the modern-day explorer.

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Incredible Boat Trips

Few things beat the feeling of being on the water with the wind in your hair while watching a vibrant sunset. From iconic river cruises to private yacht charters and epic water-based safari adventures, here are some of our favourite boat trips across the world.

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Our Top Road Trips

It is hard to beat the romance of the open road. For both couples and families, a road trip offers the ultimate in flexibility and adventure. The heady sense of freedom and the luxury of your own space can make hitting the road one of the most relaxing ways to travel, enjoy the scenery and meet the locals. Here’s a selection of our favourite self-drives.

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Rail Journeys

Surrender to the cathartic rhythm of rail and the romance of slow travel; now the true definition of luxury in a world that doffs it cap to speed. Watch iconic landscapes like the Scottish Highlands or the Alps roll by before you pull into some of the world’s most famous cities.

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Top 10 Outdoor & Active Holidays

If you’re like us, adventure in the great outdoors will be high on your travel wish list. If getting soaked to the skin on a white-water rafting trip or paragliding into a 5-star resort sounds like your idea of fun, check out our top 10 experiences below.

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Eco-Friendly Holidays

In travel, times are changing. Hotels across the globe are looking to the future, and the earth, to find sustainable ways to improve their green credentials and minimise their impact on the planet. From stylish, urban boltholes to remote green-minded getaways, we've chosen our favourite eco-friendly hotels, lodges and retreats to inspire a stay that doesn't cost the earth.

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Top 10 Foodie Holidays

From our love of food and travel, we have whipped up 10 top experiences for you to devour on the best foodie holidays. Showcasing mouthwatering bites from around the globe, this collection of delicious adventures will get your tastebuds tingling.

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Experiential Travel

What do we mean by 'experiential' travel? We mean immersive, adventurous and authentic. A journey that gets you beneath the skin of a culture to experience life as a local.

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Private Yacht Charters

If unparalleled luxury, privacy and freedom are high on your holiday checklist, a sailing adventure aboard an exclusive yacht charter will tick all these boxes and more. Offering the flexibility to choose your route and create your own itinerary, you’ll be able to explore hidden bays and secret beaches in the utmost style.

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Walking Holidays

What better way is there to explore some of the most beautiful corners of the world than on foot. It’s an opportunity to re-connect with nature, to get out into the great outdoors for an adventure like no other.

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Luxury horse riding holidays

From the hills of Andalucia in Southern Spain to the wild landscapes of Patagonia, discovering a destination on horseback is an unforgettable experience. For the equestrian enthusiasts out there, we’ve curated our top horse riding holidays and luxury properties with stables around the world.

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Spa & Health

An underwater spa in the Maldives, yoga on a Caribbean beach or a week-long detox somewhere exotic? We offer luxury destination spas, hotels with spas, and holidays featuring yoga and holistic therapies.

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