When was the last time you took a real adventure? A heart-thumping, eye-widening escapade that left you astounded and inspired (with a mile-wide smile to match)? If you thought that having a family meant hanging up your boots, think again.
Whatever your dream, we'll tell you everything you need to know about family-friendly places and properties that welcome youngsters with open arms. Whether you want to see your child's face light up when they encounter their first elephant in Sri Lanka or make like Indiana Jones on a visit to Tutankhamen's tomb, we're brimming with family-friendly ideas.
What does family adventure mean to you? A riding safari in Kenya? Spotting kangaroo in the Outback? Whatever it may be, we always find that children rise to the challenge. Let's face it, getting dirty is their modus operandi so they won't bat an eyelid at a little dust on a mobile safari! Great appreciators of the little things that grown ups often miss, children soak up new cultures and environments, and the passions of those they meet along the way.
Safety first It's natural to have some questions before striking out for the first time with your young explorers. That's why we take time to listen to what you want, share your various child-friendly options and reassure you that all of our experiences are completely appropriate for your family. Whether you're following in Darwin's footsteps in the Galapagos Islands or taking samurai lessons in Japan, we want you venture forth to far-flung places confident in the knowledge that your family is safe and sound.
Here are a few of our favorite ideas to whet your appetite. When you're ready, our family adventure experts will customize something totally unique just for you.
Family Fun in Canada
Vancouver, Victoria, Tofino, Whistler & Sonora Island
From the vibrant city of Vancouver to the stunning mountain scenery of Whistler, through to the tranquil inlets of the Sunshine Coast and dramatic beaches and wildlife of Vancouver Island, this itinerary brings together the very best of BC in one trip.
Family Fun in California
San Francisco, Yosemite, Carmel, Santa Barbara, Santa Monica
California conjures visions of Hollywood stars and surfers, but that's just the surface; from soulful San Francisco, Yosemite's giant redwoods, endless sandy beaches, charming coastal towns and LA family fun, the Golden State is one of great contrasts.
Family Fun in Costa Rica
San Jose, Pacuare, Osa Peninsula, Arenal & Papagayo
Explore the stunning natural diversity of Costa Rica and sample the very best activities on this action-packed and fun-filled family adventure across the jewel of Central America. Try rafting, paddle boarding and look out for the incredible wildlife!
Family Fun in Japan
Tokyo, Yudanaka, Kanazawa & Kyoto
This unforgettable journey is designed with families in mind, combining the weird and wonderful with arts and crafts and the great outdoors. The journey takes in Snow Monkeys, Tokyo, Kyoto and Kanazawa, brilliantly combining interests for adults and kids alike. Brimming with unique experiences, this is one of our favorite family itineraries.
Family Fun in Jordan
Amman, Petra, Wadi Rum & Dead Sea
This short and action packed family adventure to Jordan is the perfect opportunity to mix soft adventure in a country that stimulates the imagination and offers so much more than a week in a beach hotel.
Family Fun in Malaysia and Borneo
Kota Kinabalu, Sandakan, Kinabatangan River, Kuala Lumpur & Langkawi
Ideal suited for families with older children this enticing itinerary will see you uncover the very best of what Borneo has to offer. From exhilarating water sports off Sabah’s coastline to peaceful river cruises along the Kinabatangan River in search of orangutans and proboscis monkeys. The whole family will enjoy exploring our top picks for...
Family Fun in Oman
Muscat, Ras al Jinz, Wahiba Sands & Al Hajar Mountains
Take the family on an exciting adventure through Oman, beginning with a few days at on the coast, taking in snorkeling and stay at a turtle conservation camp, before heading to the desert and mountains for some action and adventure with expert guides.
Family Fun in Vietnam
Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hue, Hoi An, Nha Trang & Saigon
For adventurous families looking to spend quality time together and enjoy the perfect blend of adventure, culture and chill-out time, look no further than wonderful Vietnam. Glide across emerald waters, whizz through rural villages by bike and soak up the wonderfully rich and varied culture of this fascinating country.
Australia with Kids
Singapore, Blue Mountains, Sydney, Hamilton Island & The Daintree
This fantastic vacation to Australia has all the elements that a family with a love of adventure is looking for. Explore the bustling city of Singapore before continuing to Australia for your discovery of the land down under. Explore cosmopolitan Sydney and explore the scenic Blue Mountains, before ending your vacation in the Whitsunday Islands...
Bali with Kids
Ubud & Jimbaran
Bali offers the perfect choice for a family adventure. With a huge variety of activities to choose from and some of Indonesia’s most family-friendly hotels, Bali offers something for the whole family to enjoy.