Wildlife & Nature Trips for Families

Wildlife holidays, African safaris & nature experiences

When thinking of planning a wildlife holiday, a family safari in Africa may be a once-in-a-lifetime experience for the whole family. But there are plenty of other family wildlife holidays on offer through Families Worldwide. As well as tailor-made trips to Africa's wildlife reserves and national parks, our specialist family travel consultants can arrange many other exciting wildlife adventures. Imagine whale-watching, rainforest experiences, jaguar spotting with your children in South America, experiencing a real wilderness in some of the more remote parts in Europe, or tiger-spotting or elephant-riding in Asia...

Or how about the ultimate natural history journey to the Galapagos islands in Ecuador or the stunning Iguassu Falls in Brazil?

See below for our suggested wildlife and nature holidays. Don�t forget, we can also tailor-make your perfect trip just contact us for a quote.

All holiday suggestions:

Borneo - Planet of the Apes | 11 days

Planet of the Apes
Group - Planet of the Apes | 11 days

A tropical destination which is great for bringing families together to experience nature both on land and at sea. Enjoy walks through the jungle treetops and close encounters with orangutans, experience the thrill of zip-wiring and relax on beautiful beaches on this family adventure holiday.

Botswana - Botswana Wilderness Adventure - 11 days

Group - Botswana Wilderness Adventure - 11 days

A wildlife focussed, mobile camping safari, ideal for families with older children who love the great outdoors. Spend your days game-watching and evenings around the camp-fire, experiencing the wilderness of northern Botswana.

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.

Costa Rica - Rainforest & Volcanoes | 12 days

Rainforest & Volcanoes
Group - Rainforest & Volcanoes | 12 days

A family adventure holiday to a land of wilderness and excitement. Venture through rainforests, experience wildlife up-close from sloths to turtles to toucans. Not to mention seeing a volcano too!

Ecuador & The Galapagos - Suggested Itinerary - Ecuador and Galapagos Explored | 11 days

Suggested Itinerary - Ecuador and Galapagos Explored
Tailor-made - Suggested Itinerary - Ecuador and Galapagos Explored | 11 days

An 11 day Tailor Made Family Adventure Holiday to Ecuador and The Galapagos Islands

Ecuador & The Galapagos - Suggested Itinerary - Galapagos Family Cruise

Tailor-made - Suggested Itinerary - Galapagos Family Cruise

See your child come face to face with friendly wildlife as they learn about unique species on this island-hopping adventure.

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.

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.

India - Backwaters of Kerala | 14 days

Backwaters of Kerala
Group - Backwaters of Kerala | 14 days

On this family adventure holiday to India you can enjoy activities like seeing wild elephants at Periyar National Park, cruise on the tranquil backwaters by converted rice-barge, stay on a working farm and watch a traditional Kathkali performance.

India - Taj & Tigers | 9 or 11 days

Taj & Tigers
Group - Taj & Tigers | 9 or 11 days

This family adventure holiday takes in the highlights of Northern India. See tigers in the wild, visit the 'Pink City' of Jaipur, see the ancient Taj Mahal and much more.

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.

Namibia - Cheetahs & Dunes | 13 days

Cheetahs & Dunes
Group - Cheetahs & Dunes | 13 days

On this family safari holiday to Africa you'll experience a wide variety of activities. See fantastic game like zebra and black rhino, climb some of Africa's highest sand dunes, explore the Namib Desert, and go dolphin-watching.

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.

Nepal - Suggested Itinerary - Himalayas in Style | 12 days

Suggested Itinerary - Himalayas in Style
Tailor-made - Suggested Itinerary - Himalayas in Style | 12 days

Enjoy the comfort of lodges and hotels, explore the bazaars of Kathmandu, walk in the Annapurna Himal, try a white-water rafting option and see wildlife and jungle.

Oman - Dolphins & Dunes | 8 days

Dolphins & Dunes
Group - Dolphins & Dunes | 8 days

Oman contains amazing variety and interest but has somehow been overlooked. On this family adventure holiday you'll explore dramatic canyons and the huge dunes, and also enjoy a boat trip in search of dolphins and snorkel in warm tropical waters.

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.

Sri Lanka - Ceylon Discovery | 14 days

Ceylon Discovery
Group - Ceylon Discovery |  14 days

Enjoy the beach, local culture, ancient Buddhist sites and cool highlands, visit a tea plantation, see elephants in the wild and much more all on our fantastic Ceylon Discovery family adventure holiday.

Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka In Style | 14 days

Sri Lanka In Style
Group - Sri Lanka In Style | 14 days

Explore the highlights of Sri Lanka on a family holiday in comfort, staying in 4* hotels with swimming pools. Relax on the beach after a long flight before exploring Sri Lanka's cultural triangle.

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.

Tanzania - Swahili Coast & Safari | 11 days

Swahili Coast & Safari
Group - Swahili Coast & Safari | 11 days

This family safari holiday to Tanzania is one of our favourite and most popular trips. You and your family will experience the best of the southern circuit, travelling by 4WD and by train as you venture into rural Tanzania. You'll visit the largest game reserve in Africa and see amazing wildlife roaming freely.

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.

Accommodation Ideas:

Chitwan - Machan Wildlife Camp

Chitwan - Machan Wildlife Camp

The prefect wildlife camp to use as a base to explore Chitwan.

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The Kinabatangan River supports the most diverse concentrations of wildlife in Sabah as it snakes its way for 560 kilometres.

The Amazon

The Amazon

Peru is home to the second largest section of the Amazon Rainforest. It's a fabulous destination to learn about one of the most biologically diverse areas on Earth - with vast amounts of birdlife, mammals, amphibians, reptiles and butterflies - not to mention to exotic plant life and interesting flowers. Stay in fabulous jungle lodges - perfect for kids of all ages. Visit the Puerto Maldonado to see the Amazon Basin or head on an Amazon River cruise in the north of Peru near to the city of Iquitos.

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