8 Top Family Adventures for 2019

8 Top Family Adventures for 2019

Kids love an adventure so don’t be afraid to saddle up for an adventure holiday. If there’s plenty of fun things to do during your stay, there’s no reason why you won’t have a unique and awe-inspiring experience. And let’s face it, not many families can say they braved taking the kids on an adventure holiday.

Wildlife Adventures in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of the most family-friendly destinations for a fun-packed adventure holiday. Explore stunning rainforests, discover cascading waterfalls, scuba dive in coral reefs abundant with marine life, zip-line across rivers and take a 4WD through jungles.

Private tours in Costa Rica are emerging as a popular holiday option for thrill-seeking families. And on days you want to relax, there is always the option of bathing in hot water springs and white-sand beaches.

Camping and Kayaking in Baja California

California has diverse terrain. Surrounded by a wealth of natural beauty, you’re never too far away from an adventure. Active families should head to Espiritu Santo Island in Baja California and take an 8-day adventure circumnavigating the island and feasting on the day’s catch around a campfire.

Explore rocky coves in kayaks, snorkel in clear turquoise waters, discover the abundance of marine and go whale spotting before recharging your batteries on sun-drenched white-sanded beaches.

Space Camp in Alabama

For families looking for an adventure holiday experience that is out-of-this-world, the space camp run by the US Space and Rocket Centre in Huntsville, Alabama provides you with the most exciting escape from earth-life you will ever experience.

Suitable for families with children that are seven and older, the space camp has adrenaline-pumping activities such as simulated space missions, multi-air trainers, building and launching a rocket, exploring space travel and dining with a real-life astronaut. Woooow!

Canal Boating Along the Rhine

Winding through the blankets of green in Germany’s Bavarian province is arguably one of the most interesting routes you will take on water.

Private cruises along the Rhine introduce you to quaint medieval villages such as the romantic Heidelberg, Mainz, Koblenz, Colmar and Rüdesheim where you can enjoy sight-seeing excursion to fairytale castles, working monasteries, Gothic cathedrals and dozens of walking and biking trails.

Family Activity Holiday in Catalonia

Tailor-made tours to Spain’s enigmatic Catalonia region are ideal for families with kids that enjoy wide open spaces and a full schedule of activities.

Family activity holidays in Catalonia give you the experience to explore the region. Activities include mountain biking, horse riding, hiking in the foothills of the Pyrenees, swimming, kayaking, zip-lining and archery.

Horse Riding in South Africa

If you have the curiosity to visit South Africa with your family but uncertain about the safety of Johannesburg, take a guided tour into the surrounding countryside.

Horse riding adventures mean you are hosted by a local family who arranges safari tours to tick off the Big 5 together with other activities including polocrosse, cattle mustering and swimming with your horse. It’s a great adventure for horse riders of all levels.

Explore the Jungles of Mexico

For families with inquisitive children that have a fascination with the ancient past and love the idea of exploring jungle terrain should consider Mexico.

Famed for its Mayan temples built deep into the forests, Mexico has a diverse range of archaeological sites to explore from the coastal views of Tulum, the dense jungles of Palenque and the World Heritage Site of Chichen Itza. The kids will also love to go swimming in the secret cenotes as well.

Husky Safari in Finland

During the winter, Lempäälä is the places to be for husky safaris but the magic of sledding with fluffy dogs in Finland can be found as close as within 200km of the arctic circle when the summer sun melts the snow further south.

Lapland is not just for Christmas - nor are the huskies. In the summer, the dogs are deployed to race you through spectacular landscapes brimming with forests, lakes and fields that reemerge from beneath the blanket white snow. You can even combine the experience with Finnish-style camping in a teepee called ‘kota and eat grilled sausages and pancakes round the stove.