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:

Belize - Rainforest and Reef - 10 days from £1949

Group - Rainforest and Reef - 10 days from £1949

Venture through lush rainforest to explore Mayan caves and ruins. Stay on a coral atoll on the Belize Barrier Reef learning about marine exploration and natural history. Explore an archipelago of pristine tropical islands set in a turquoise lagoon, doing as much or as little as you like. Choose from a menu of activities such as snorkelling, stand-up paddleboarding, sea-kayaking and kayak sailing.

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.

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!

Czech Republic - Prague & Tatras Adventure | 8 days

Prague & Tatras Adventure
Group - Prague & Tatras Adventure | 8 days

Enjoy this unique family activity holiday crossing the borders of the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland. Explore the cobbled streets of Prague and Krakow and enjoy beautiful mountain walks and bike rides in the Carpathian Mountains.

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

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.

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 - 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.

Italy - Volcanoes of Sicily | 8 days

Volcanoes of Sicily
Group - Volcanoes of Sicily | 8 days

On this family adventure holiday to Sicily you'll find deep gorges, bubbling volcanoes, pristine beaches and make legendary family memories.

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.

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.

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.

Poland - Prague & Tatras Adventure | 8 days

Prague & Tatras Adventure
Group - Prague & Tatras Adventure | 8 days

Enjoy this unique active holiday crossing the borders of the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland. Start in Prague and explore the cobbled streets of the Old Town Square with the Astronomical Clock, Prague Castle and the Charles Bridge.

Slovakia - Winter Slovakia | 8 Days

Winter Slovakia
Group - Winter Slovakia | 8 Days

This family activity holiday includes everything from dog-sledging and snowshoeing to exploring caves and taking a dip in a thermal pool. There is also free time to relax and play in the snow.

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.

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.

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.

Thailand - Timeless Thailand | 13 Days

Timeless Thailand
Group - Timeless Thailand | 13 Days

A fantastic family adventure holiday where you'll stay in comfortable hotels including one that floats on a river! Discover South East Asia's Golden Triangle before visiting a hilltribe village where you can interact with the locals and enjoy a traditional dinner - a truly authentic experience.

Accommodation Ideas:

Nuwara Eliya & Horton Plains - St Andrew's Hotel

Nuwara Eliya & Horton Plains - St Andrew's Hotel

St Andrew's Hotel is a classic colonial hotel located next to the golf course.

Sepilok Forest - Sepilok Nature Resort

Sepilok Forest - Sepilok Nature Resort

Sepilok Nature Lodge is situated by the park entrance, surrounded by forest.

Places to see:



Colombo is the capital city of Sri Lanka, located on the west coast of the island with a large natural harbour.

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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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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