Activities Abroad & The Aurora Zone

Activities Abroad & The Aurora Zone Holidays

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Finland Northern Lights holiday, Wilderness Auroras

Departure dates throughout Jan, Feb and March 2021 and winter 2021/22. With no light pollution and unobstructed views of the night sky from the eponymous lake, Northern Lights holidays in the village of Menesjärvi offer visitors a high chance of witnessing the Aurora at their most spectacular. In Finnish Lapland, this holiday has a wonderful base at Hotel Korpikartano, a charming hotel which was once a boarding school, but which now proffers the perfect wilderness accommodation for those seeking the Northern Lights. As we wait to see if the Northern Lights appear, we offer plenty of winter activities so that you can enjoy your Lapland holiday in a traditional way. Such as snowshoeing or ...Read more >
From £1,495 including UK flights

Husky safari in Finland

Winter 2021/22 departure dates available. The Finnish wilderness is an incredible place to escape civilisation and truly get away from it all. On this Husky safari in Finland holiday, you will spend five magical days driving your team of dogs through the stunning scenery of Pallas-Ylläs National Park in northwestern Lapland, travelling from cabin to remote cabin, through Christmas-card scenes of snowy forests and frozen lakes, in an area renowned for having the cleanest air in Europe. Beginning at the Harriniva Wilderness Hotel, you’ll meet your team of four to six huskies – just some of the 400 that are cared for at the Arctic Sled Dog Centre. Here, experienced mushers will talk you ...Read more >
From £2,275 including UK flights

Winter cottage holiday in Finnish Lapland

Winter departure dates throughout Feb-Mar 2021 and Jan-Mar 2022 Escape from everyday life on this winter cottage holiday in Finnish Lapland. This seven-night escape captures the essence of Lapland and experienced guides ensure you enjoy the best and most unique experiences the area has to offer. Enjoy an exciting mix of unforgettable activities and rare encounters which will leave you feeling refreshed and exhilarated. One of the highlights of the trip is the chance to meet local reindeer herders and find out about their way of life and the importance of their animals. Then take a three-kilometre long sleigh for a ride through the forests with the reindeer pulling you along. You’ll also ...Read more >
From £1,855 including UK flights

Madeira small group holiday, gardens & levadas

Departure from January to October throughout 2021. PLEASE NOTE: Summer 2021 dates and prices are provisional and subject to change. Although relatively small in size, Madeira is absolutely brimming with flora and fauna. Thanks to the sub-tropical climate, the island enjoys warm temperatures for most of the year. The tall mountains capture the water from the clouds and irrigate the lands below, creating landscapes full of colour and beauty. Flowers and fruit trees line the hills and terraces and every possible bit of space is utilised to grow fresh fruits and vegetables in the fertile volcanic soil. The island has several fantastic landscaped gardens, as well as many beautiful household ...Read more >
From £1,260 excluding flights

Azores tour, volcanic wonderland

Departures from April to October (2021 dates and prices are provisional and subject to change). Sitting in the vast Atlantic Ocean, the lush, volcanic island of São Miguel offers an adventure playground for activity and wildlife lovers alike. This seven-night small group tour will see you snorkelling with wild dolphins, kayaking on crater lakes and swimming in ocean hot springs. This trip is a real celebration of the Azores’ two big draws – the wild Atlantic Ocean and spectacular volcanic landscapes. Led by an expert guide, you and your small group of like-minded fellow travellers will be cycling through lush forests, kayaking on the crater lakes of the Sete Cidades lagoon and taking a ...Read more >
From £1,000 excluding flights

Madeira small group holiday, wildlife & nature

Departures between January and October 2021. PLEASE NOTE: Summer 2021 dates and prices are provisional and subject to change. The landscape of Madeira is simply stunning and for such a small island, it has a huge variety of scenery. Towering mountain peaks covered in thick, green forests are home to a wealth of flora and fauna and the terraced hillsides are packed with colourful flowers and blooming fruit trees. The Atlantic Ocean wraps around the Madeiran archipelago and the Gulf Stream makes the sea warm and pleasant and also a perfect year-round home for all sorts of marine life. Bottlenose and Atlantic-spotted dolphins, as well as humpback and short-finned pilot whales, are often ...Read more >
From £1,280 excluding flights

Alentejo Coast family activity holiday, Portugal

This Alentejo Coast family activity holiday in Portugal takes place in a region that is very much off the tourist circuit, although it is a favourite with Portuguese families. Consequently, it has a real-life feel about it, but with the added joys of seaside fun staying in the traditional resort town of Vila Nova De Milfontes. Unlike the Algarve, this is actually one of the country’s most unpopulated regions, with the added bonus of having Alentejo Natural Park on the doorstep. Not surprisingly, many of our family activities are water-based with the Atlantic waves, magnificent beaches and dramatic cliffs all waiting to be enjoyed. Although this is a small group tour, you can choose as ...Read more >
From £1,015 excluding flights

Lapland Autumn Northern Lights holiday

This Lapland Northern Lights holiday takes place in Finnish Lapland during the autumn months, which are not as well known as potential Aurora hunting time, but a stunning time of year to visit these wilderness regions. This small group holiday is based in a waterfront hotel on Lake Inari, where you will get a chance to, hopefully, see the Northern Lights reflected off the lake but also take in the seasonal leaf changes in the forests all around. Located north of the Arctic Circle, you get to experience this wild and wonderful landscape before it freezes over. The autumnal season is known as ‘Ruska’ locally, with everything changing colour by the day, and some flurries of snow thrown into ...Read more >
From £925 excluding flights

Azores island hopping holiday

Departures from April to October. PLEASE NOTE: 2021 dates and prices are provisional and subject to change. Situated in the centre of the Azores archipelago, the islands of Faial, São Jorge, and Pico make a triangle rich in natural beauty and local culture. This ten-night holiday gives you a full introduction to the region, with a few nights in each location and visits to the prime attractions. On a tour of Faial, you will see the mighty volcanic crater of Caldeira which rises above the island. There will be a trip to the sea-facing Capelinhos volcano and the iconic Ponta dos Capelinhos lighthouse which stands below. While exploring Sao Jorge, you can look forward to the greenery of Sete ...Read more >
From £1,115 excluding flights

Northern Lights family holiday in Finland

2021 departure dates now available. This Northern Lights family holiday is a small group tour, based in the town of Menesjärvi where you will stay in a family-friendly hotel, experiencing all sorts of snowy adventures while also ringing in the New Year, with the Northern Lights, hopefully, as the firework show! Based in a traditional Sami community, you will also have a chance to learn all about reindeer farming and other traditions in this remote, northern beauty spot. Outdoor activities on this family holiday include snowmobiling, kick sledding, dog sledding and cross country skiing. You are staying in the heart of the Aurora Zone in Finnish Lapland and so your adventures are not only ...Read more >
From £2,235 including UK flights

Winter adventure in Finland

Winter 2021/22 departure dates now available. This winter adventure holiday in Finland, far north of the Arctic Circle in Finnish Lapland is not only an exciting outdoor experience but also packed with typical Finnish things to do, wilderness being our middle name. Based in the charming, remote Harriniva Hotel, located by the Muonio River and on the outskirts of Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park. The national park boasts over a thousand square kilometres of boreal forest, high fells and myriad snowshoeing and cross country skiing trails, and has a very untouched feel about it. It is, therefore, the perfect location for snowshoeing, cross country skiing, visiting a reindeer farm and, the ...Read more >
From £2,065 including UK flights

Winter holiday in Finnish Lapland, tailor made

Departures from February 2021 until 18 April 2021. Overview This holiday allows you to experience Lapland your way, you can choose the duration of your holiday, the activities you would like to include and the experiences you would like to have. In terms of accommodation, you may also choose between a welcoming hotel and a selection of cosy winter cottage options. There are also extremely innovative places in which you can spend the night, including the Aurora Domes and the nearby Torassieppi Winter Village. Jeris has an idyllic setting on the banks of a frozen lake and the accommodation is surrounded by pine forests. The hotel forms the focal point for guests with the winter cottages ...Read more >
From £785 including UK flights

Montenegro family activity holiday

An unforgettable family activity holiday in Montenegro begins in Kotor, with its picturesque old town and beaches ideal for a little R&R with the kids before the adventures get underway. On day three you’ll head to Lovcen National Park, widely considered to be the most beautiful part of Montenegro, where after a delicious BBQ lunch you’ll get into the swing of things, literally, with an exciting high ropes adventure. Next up, the Tara Canyon, located in Durmitor National Park, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site full of wildlife. Here you’ll strap on lifevests and helmets for a fun whitewater rafting expedition through Europe’s deepest river canyon. The following day you can unleash ...Read more >
From £1,530 excluding flights

Madeira family holiday

Madeira, the Portuguese archipelago in the North Atlantic just off the coast of Africa, is your destination for a memorable family holiday packed with exciting activities. You’ll be based in a hotel in Funchal, within easy walking distance of the capital’s restaurants, shops and attractions, but the real fun starts once you head off the beaten track and into the surrounding scenery. Let’s start with a day that kids will remember for years to come – a sea kayaking trip around the island’s picturesque coves and bays. After a few hours of paddling, you’ll board a RIB boat for a bouncy ride through the Atlantic waves in search of whales, guided by a marine biologist – these waters are rich in ...Read more >
From £1,520 excluding flights

Gozo family activity holiday in Malta

A Gozo family activity holiday that offers a wonderful opportunity to explore this Maltese island in the middle of the Mediterranean. Gozo is a much-underrated destination when it comes to family fun, the adventures here beginning the minute you take the ferry from Malta and start taking in the island’s stunning seascapes. This is a small group tour, with no more than 24 people so that children have a chance to enjoy the company of other young people during their week of adventures. On this holiday all the activities are included in the price and every day is different. From snorkelling or Mini B diving** ( July and August only), to rock climbing on the magnificent Gozitan cliffs, you ...Read more >
From £1,195 excluding flights

Azores activity holiday, incl swimming with dolphin

This Azores activity holiday packs a very exciting and eclectic range of adventures into one week, mainly thanks to the superb variation of landscapes on offer here. Based in a four-star hotel in Ponta Delgada on São Miguel Island, our first outing is to Sete Cidades Lake, one of many volcanic features on this island, where we get to kayak on its crater lake, but also go mountain biking around this western side of the island. This is a perfect family holiday. Our day of whale watching is a highlight for many of our guests, and the Azores are recognised as not only a leading whale-watching destination but also a highly responsible one, where you have a chance to see over 25 different whale ...Read more >
From £1,225 excluding flights

Tailor made holiday in Lapland

Departures throughout Feb-Mar 2021 and Jan-Mar 2022. Experience the delights of Lapland at your own pace and in your own way. You have six full days to play within this winter wonderland as well as evenings to enjoy Northern Lights activities so there is plenty of time for you to be as active or relaxed as you wish. Jeris provides its guests with an idyllic setting in the pine forests of North-West Finland, close to the edge of Lake Jerisjarvi. It’s ideally located for exploring the delights of Finnish Lapland as it is surrounded by forested-fells and lies on the perimeter of the Pallas National Park. As this is a veritable adventure playground the options available to you are varied and ...Read more >
From £1,245 including UK flights

Family activity holidays in Turkey

This family activity holiday in Turkey is a centre-based trip, staying in the ancient waterfront town of Kas, a quiet town with typical whitewashed house and Mediterranean laid back beauty. It has a mountainous backdrop and is located on the iconic Lycian Way. This is a beautiful long-distance walking route, and so there is plenty of scope for inland adventures on this holiday, such as mountain biking and hiking, as well as coastal ones. On this week-long, small group guided tour you can experience a number of activities. They include a boat trip with snorkelling and swimming, sea kayaking, mountain hike, mountain biking, tubing and hiking in Saklikent Gorge. You will be staying in a ...Read more >
From £1,170 excluding flights

Family winter activity holiday in Finland

Winter departure dates throughout Jan-Mar 2021 and Jan-Mar 2022. This family winter activity holiday in Finland is based in Jeris, in the far north of Finnish Lapland. Here you will get a chance to try out lots of traditional and exciting activities such as husky sledding, snowshoeing in the snow-blanketed forests and cross country skiing through winter wilderness. The husky sledding takes you on a wilderness journey over 17km, but you also get a chance to do a 30km snowmobile safari, on vehicles that are suitable for children. All around your accommodation, where you will be staying in cosy winter cabins, it will, of course, be frozen and white. So, donning your winter clothing, which ...Read more >
From £1,855 including UK flights

Iceland new year holiday, Northern Lights explorer

2021 departure dates now available. This four-night Northern Lights short break lets you hunt the Aurora, celebrate New Year in style and take in some of Iceland's incredible natural wonders too! This holiday has been designed to offer flexibility, with dedicated activities counterbalanced by plenty of free time and a range of ways to fill it. You'll get a chance to see the Northern Lights from both land and sea – first on a guided Aurora hunt by 4x4 superjeep away from Reykjavik's bright lights, then on a cruise out to sea. There'll also be a daytime nautical adventure in the shape of a fabulous whale watching excursion to give you a chance to see some of the wonders of the deep as well ...Read more >
From £1,115 excluding flights
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