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19 holidays found

Norway wildlife holiday

Looking westwards, there is little else that separates the Vesterålen Islands from Greenland other than a vast spread of ocean. This is where Gulf Stream comes closest to inhabited land providing nutricient-rich ocean currents and an ideal feeding ground for whales and bird life. This wildlife dcumentary inspired holiday captures the secrets, stories and excitement of the sea in this northern tip of Norway. Read more >
From £705 excluding flights

Grizzly bear and wildlife holiday in British Columbia, Canada

The awe-inspiring grizzly bear is a solitary giant considered the master of its environment. Join guides with over 30 years of experience on foot, by drift boat or four wheel drive exploring the idyllic wilderness in search of the great grizzly bear. The wilds of British Columbia are home to this mighty bear, a rare temperate rainforest and the world's deepest lake fjord. Nestled in the Cariboo Mountains is Pyna-tee-ah Lodge where you will join Gary Zorn; better known as the ‘Bear Whisperer’. Gary has devoted his life to studying the social hierarchy, habits, habitat and body language of these creatures. Get up close and personal with wild animals such as moose, caribou, wolves and birds of ... Read more >
From £1,295 excluding flights

Family multi activity holiday in Norway

Enjoy a multi-activity family holiday in Norway near to Lierne National Park. Led by a local guide and nature lover, your week-long holiday will include hiking, wild food foraging, wildlife watching, wild swimming, cycling and fishing. You'll be immersed in Norway's wonderful landscapes deep in bear country near to the border with Sweden. This trip is available between June and August, with weekly departures on Saturdays. Read more >
From £1,395 excluding flights

Short break to the Norwegian fjords

Retreat to the fjords of Norway to enjoy comfortable and stylish accommodation on a family-run farmstead. The river lodge and architect designed house both offer relaxation and unique accommodation close to the fjord and surrounding mountains. Relax in the hot tub and sauna after a day hiking in the mountains where spectacular views await. This short break can be tailored to your requirements and includes guided walks and home-cooked local cuisine. Read more >
From £1,195 excluding flights

Bear watching in British Columbia, Canada

Situated in the remote First Nations fishing village of Klemtu, Spirit Bear lodge is in the heart of the Great Bear Rainforest. Nestled in a calm archipelago of islands, protected from the wild Pacific, Spirit Bear Lodge offers unrivalled access to a profusion of wildlife including grizzly bears, humpback whales, spawning salmon, wolves, cougars and the elusive spirit bear. The lodge is a community based ecotourism venture owned and operated by the Kitasoo/Xai’xais, First Nations people that have lived in the area for generations. They share the forest and salmon with a very special creature they call moskgm'ol, or spirit bear, that some believe hold super-natural powers. This wildlife ... Read more >
From £2,995 including domestic flights only

Husky farm holiday and the Northern Lights

Where Norway and Russia meet in the far North, there is a husky farm situated in the Pasvik Valley. Here a lady passionate about husky dogs hosts visitors in her cosy guesthouse keen to experience authentic dog-sledding adventures in pristine wilderness. This short break includes a stay at the husky farm guest house and one full day adventure on the husky sleds. The trip can be tailored to your requirements and combined with other Arctic adventures such as an overnight husky sledding expedition or a stay at the magical Snow Hotel in Kirkenes. You can also arrive or depart on a voyage on board the Hurtigruten Coastal Express to other Arctic destinations in Norway. Read more >
From £675 excluding flights

Autumn Northern Lights holiday in Finland

The first snow falls arrive with anticipation in the Arctic region. Witnessing the transition from Autumn to Winter is a privilege as is seeing the first displays of the Aurora enliven the night sky. This holiday is designed to give you maximum chances to experience the Northern Lights between September and December. It also offers activities which, while are not snow dependant, area equally as appealing. You'll stay in a cosy family run hotel where you can enjoy the outdoor life by lake Menesjärvi accompanied by breathtaking views to the fells of Lemmenjoki, the largest national park in Finland. This holiday can be tailored to your needs and is suitable for families. The holiday is also ... Read more >
From £975 excluding flights

Northern lights winter holiday, Norway

The Aurora captures the imaginations of those lucky enough to experience it. The Sami people liken the colourful show to the tail of a mystical ‘Fire Fox’ dashing over snow covered fells. This holiday brings you to the Land of the Sami people to discover more about the heritage and traditions of this resilient Arctic community and to search for the Aurora. You’ll explore the extraordinary legacy and influence of the Sami people and have the opportunity to visit a vast mountainous region indented by fjords and river tributaries. You’ll spend a full day with a Sami family learning about and participating in the rhythms of their everyday life with their reindeer herd. You’ll eat, drink and ... Read more >
From £1,450 excluding flights

Short break to Lapland in Norway

Deep in the Arctic forest, at the end of a track, a mountain lodge is hidden from view. Here the snow piles high and the Northern Lights send flickers of colour across the night sky. This trip enjoys high standard accommodation in a wooden farm lodge surrounded by wilderness and the endless opportunity to enjoy Norway's unspoilt landscapes and rich Sami heritage. Choose from our activities including dog-sledding, snow mobiling and ice-fishing to customize your stay. Read more >
From £680 excluding flights

Northern Lights and dog sledding holiday, Norway

Join us on an Arctic dog-sledding experience in Norway. Husky dogs are working animals and have a year round training programme so they can compete with professional dog mushers. Their strict routine keeps them safe, contented and able to triumph on race day. Behind them is a man or woman who cannot achieve success and reward without dedication to their animals – day in, day out. Theirs is a life rooted in nature based on a symbiotic relationship between man and dog. This trip offers the chance to be close to this routine for over five days with long dog sled journeys on the Finnmark Plateau. Because you will have built a mutual respect with the husky dogs living as a musher, you’ll ... Read more >
From £1,495 excluding flights

Northern Lights luxury short break, Norway

This dramatic fjordside location in the Lyngen Alps is a perfect spot to view the Northern Lights by night and enjoy some adventurous activities by day. When you’re not stimulating the senses outdoors, sit back and relax in the luxurious mountain lodge where your every whim will be catered for. This small scale accommodation near to the city of Tromsø offers spectacular views, warm hospitality and modern, fresh interiors. The package combines searching for the Northern Lights with the highest standard of lodge accommodation that Northern Norway can offer. Perfect for small groups, couples and honeymooners. About your accommodation The Lodge caters for up to 18 guests in 8 en-suite twin ... Read more >
From £1,299 excluding flights

Lofoten Islands whale watching & fishing holiday, Norway

The Lofoten Islands have long inspired travellers to their rocky shores. Picturesque fishing villages, pristine beaches and access to seas and mountains make the Lofoten Islands a much loved destination. The ocean with its Gulf Stream brings milder climates and of course the abundance of cod, or ‘skrei’ in Norwegian. Throughout the year we offer tailor made holidays that offer opportunities for nature based activities as well as trips at sea. You’ll be staying in a traditional fisherman’s cabin (Rorbu) overlooking the wild Atlantic coast from where the midnight sun shines from the end of May to mid July each year. We’ll put together a menu of options to choose from to create your perfect ... Read more >
From £795 excluding flights

Fjord sailing & hiking holiday, Greenland

The East coast of Greenland is one of the world's least explored territories - yet is home to an abundance of wildlife and spectacular scenery. During this small group expedition cruise, you'll sail on board a schooner among ice-bergs and past glacier tongues. Your expert guides will lead you on hikes and visits to remote settlements where you'll meet local people along the vast Scoresby Sound fjord system. The week-long adventure will be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be immersed into day after day of stunning landscapes. Read more >
From £4,990 excluding flights

Sweden treehouse holiday, Grano Beckasin

Stay at a treehouse retreat amongst the wildlife-dense forests of Västerbotten in Swedish Lapland and discover pure nature all around. The six bird's nest hotel rooms offer views over river and forest where winter adventures await including husky sledding and snow shoeing. The nearby eco-lodge benefits from Lapland's larder serving tastes of the forest, river and sea. This relaxing break can be tailored to your requirements and is also available as a summer and autumn holiday. Read more >
From £890 excluding flights

Treehotel and Northern Lights holiday, Sweden

This four day Northern Lights holiday in Sweden must be one of the most romantic breaks within Aurora Borealis’ boundaries. Staying in an exquisite tree house, designed by a leading Scandinavian architect, you have a bird’s eye view of the forest while wrapped up in all things ecochic. In fact, one of the tree houses is even called Bird’s Nest, the others being quite simply Cabin or more quirkily, UFO, Blue Cone and Mirror Cube. Mirror Cube has been designed to reflect the surrounding trees and Northern Lights if they come out to play. If the Northern Lights are not performing, there is still plenty to do in this remote region of Swedish Lapland. And because this is a tailor made holiday, ... Read more >
From £965 excluding flights

Canada wilderness break, Northern Edge of Algonquin

Experience the depths of winter in Algonquin Provincial Park with an activity packed holiday. Connect with nature, observing a star filled night sky, listening for the night calls of Canadian wildlife and enjoying locally grown organic food, freshly prepared by an award winning chef. Explore the snowy wilderness with included activities such as snowshoeing, cross country skiing, kicksledding and lakefront skating. Surrounded by maple and fir forests, this simple lodge is a perfect getaway to get back to basics and switch off from the modern world. Choose to sleep in the fresh forest air of a simple canvas cabin or in the warmth of a timber habitat cabin. This adventure will be tailored to ... Read more >
From £495 excluding flights

Wilderness activity and wildlife holiday in Ontario, Canada

Travel by plane to the remote setting of Miminiska Lodge, miles away from any roads surrounded by a vast network of lakes and rivers. Canada’s tranquil wilderness envelops you at this private paradise deep in the Boreal forest. Our five day itinerary allows you to explore Northern Ontario’s unique waterways, be it by kayak, canoe, paddle board or fishing boat. Learn about the heritage of the First Nation people, exploring historical sites and experience ceremonial smudging rituals. Indulge in first class food and drink from Ontario’s extensive larder. About your accommodation Located on remote Miminiska Lake, the lodge can only be reached by plane making it the only fly in lodge in ... Read more >
From £3,490 including domestic flights only

Northern Lights holiday, Finnish Lapland

Winter in Finnish Lapland brings with it polar nights and the elusive aurora borealis. The village of Inari perched on the edge of the Lake Inari is the setting for a winter experience deep in Finnish Lapland. Lake Inari has been the lifeblood of the Sami people for many centuries. Between November and May the sacred islands can be reached on foot on top of the ice. You’ll also find herds of reindeer wandering the fells and forests surrounding the village. You’ll enjoy the comfort of a family run hotel in the village overlooking the River Juutua, home to the kyeli, or ‘white fish’ which features on the hotel’s locally-inspired menu. Your modern-furnished room includes your own private ... Read more >
From £895 excluding flights

Fogo Island luxury short break in Newfoundland, Canada

Many island communities of the Atlantic Ocean remain resilient despite the dominance of nature and the challenges there are to sustain a living in such remote outposts. Fogo Island in Newfoundland is no exception. In 2012, an entrepreneur and native islander returned to Fogo to inject life into a struggling economy. Her project embraced local arts, crafts, and traditional skills, boosted micro businesses and established new ones. The impressive and architecturally stunning Inn is now perhaps the focal point of the island - a luxury retreat belonging entirely to the community itself. It is in this very special location you’ll find yourself a world away from sameness and immersed into wild ... Read more >
From £1,250 excluding flights
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