If your ideal getaway includes expending some energy and having an adrenaline rush whilst exploring the great outdoors, our activity and adventure holiday specialists can guide you to a fantastic range of tailor-made breaks, where you can enjoy a favourite pastime or try something new, all around the world.
Exhilarating options include river rafting down the Nile, canoeing in Canada, bareback horse riding in Botswana, skydiving in Spain, hiking in Yosemite, mountain biking in Ecuador, walking safaris in Zambia, South Africa and Tanzania, and small-group treks along Peru’s Inca Trail.
Muscle-stretching and eye-opening activities can be added to all kinds of holiday itineraries. Or you might choose a luxury adventure cruise, exploring Antarctica or the Amazon in magnificent comfort and style, or a gentle European river cruise incorporating cycling tours of villages and cities along your route.
Popular destinations for Adventure holidays
Discover the variety of landscapes Argentina holidays have to offer, from rushing waterfalls to epic glaciers, on these exciting outdoor adventures.
With so much to choose from, you'll be spoiled for choice when choosing an activity and adventure holiday in the Indian Subcontinent, whether you head to India, Nepal or Bhutan.
Europe has a wealth of activity and adventure holidays to choose from. So whether you're off to traditional favourites France, Italy or Spain or are looking for somewhere new to travel, you'll be spoilt for choice.
There are some iconic activity and adventure experiences associated with South America. Travel to Argentina, Brazil, Chile or Peru amongst others to discover what's available for the intrepid traveller to try.
There are several great railway journeys in Africa that allow you to explore the continent in comfort and style. Take The Blue Train or one of the services operated by Rovos Rail to step back in time and enjoy unparalleled views of the countryside that you pass through.
The Middle East has been popualr with intrepid travellers in search of activity and adventure holdiays for some time. Travel into the deserts of Jordan or Oman in particular to discover the opportunities available to you here.
The landscapes and varied terrain of Central America make it ideal for activity and adventure holidays. Head to Mexico or travel to Belize, Costa Rica or Panama to explore the jungles, mountains and dramatic coasts of this part of the world.
More usually associated with relaxing on a beach, the Caribbean also offers some outstanding activity holiday options, with diving and watersports widespread and some great cycling on Cuba available for the active visitor.
Australasia is awash with opportunities for activity and adventure holidays; Australia and New Zealand are in fact synonymous with adventure whilst the Pacific Islands boast brilliant diving and water sports.
There is endless adventure available in Asia, a destination famed for its activities and opportunities to try something new.
Our top itineraries for Adventure holidays
Embrace your inner cowboy on this tailor-made holiday to the Lone Star State, visiting historic Fort Worth, arty Dallas and a traditional cowboy ranch in the beautiful North Texas Hill Country.
See the famous spires of the Torres del Paine National Park, relax on the shores of Lake Sarmiento, sail past icebergs to the West Antarctica Peninsula before ending in central Chile's Santa Cruz Valley.
Explore the very best of Chilean Patagonia on this tailor-made tour to the Lake District town of Puerto Varas, mysterious Chiloé Island and the imposing granite spires of the Torres del Paine National Park.
Top offers for Adventure holidays
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Book by: 30 December 2016
Botswana is one of Africa's finest wildlife-viewing destinations, a land of diverse ecosystems, bountiful birdlife and enough big game to keep even the most demanding safari aficionado happy.
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Book by: 30 April 2017
Witness breathtaking landscapes ranging from the vast expanses of the Atacama Desert in the north, through the verdant central plains and sweeping vineyards of the country's central region, to the lakes, glaciers and towering mountains of Patagonia in the south.
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Book by: 31 October 2016
Botswana is often referred to as the ultimate safari destination in Africa. Perhaps its greatest treasure is the Okavango Delta, a lush oasis in the middle of the Kalahari Desert, where crystal-clear rivers, lily-clad lagoons and grassy floodplains hide hippo, elephant, giraffe and zebra.
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Book by: 18 October 2016
This week-long luxury 'bush and beach' combination begins with three nights at &Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve. Then relax at White Pearl Resorts on the talcum-powder beaches of Mozambique, in a suite that comes with a private plunge pool and sublime ocean views.