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Overseas learning holidays for families

We hope that you share our passion to give children every chance to find out more about the amazing planet on which we live. When you travel with an open mind, it is impossible not to learn. As well as appreciating the lives of people of other cultures and races our family trips offer some amazing opportunities to learn new things in a new setting.

You could take a trip to learn how to make pasta on a trip to Italy, find out about ancient Egypt while at the pyramids or discover the rehabilitation of Orang-Utans in Borneo.

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.

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.

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 - 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.

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.

Italy - Vesuvius & Pompeii | 8 days

Vesuvius & Pompeii
Group - Vesuvius & Pompeii | 8 days

This family adventure holiday to Vesuvius and Pompeii is a tour full of discovery & activity. Featuring a quiz in Pompeii, trips to Vesuvius and Capri and the opportunity to learn to cook authentic Italian pasta and tiramisu, this has something to suit everyone.

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.

Montenegro - Montenegro Adventure - 8 days

Group - Montenegro Adventure - 8 days

Young explorers will love the dramatic scenery of Montenegro. An emerging destination of mountains, canyons, lakes and beaches, a holiday to Montenegro is ideal for families who want to get off the beaten track.

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.

South Africa - Suggested Itinerary - Garden Route & Cape Town | 12 days

Suggested Itinerary - Garden Route & Cape Town
Tailor-made - Suggested Itinerary - Garden Route & Cape Town | 12 days

Family adventure holiday to South Africa which is packed with discovery and nature activities. A chance to see the big seven as you head along the beautiful southern coast with your family

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.

Places to see:



Agra is home to one of the most iconic buildings in the world - the Taj Mahal. Early morning is the best time to visit the Taj Mahal, so you'll take a short rickshaw ride from the hotel to see it at its best - at sunrise

Learn to Dive

Learn to Dive

The Junior Open Water PADI dive course is available for children aged 10 and up. This can be started at home with E-learning and, if you register with our preferred dive centre, we can give you a free log book and dive table.

All Destination Ideas:

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:

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