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10% off selected family wildlife holidays with the Adventure Company

The Adventure Company has a great choice of family wildlife adventure holidays and if you book by 30 September 2014 you can get 10% off selected holidays.

Visit Borneo and experience a local village homestay, get up close to orangutans and stay in a jungle eco-camp. Or maybe go overlanding in East Africa exploring  the vast Serengeti and visiting local schools and communities. Or if you’re with older kids try a teenage adventure in South Africa. There are also holidays to the Galapagos and Kenya.

Prices from £1161 per person and with departures in 2015.

via 10%offselectedwildlifeholidaysTheAdventureCompany.

Dartmoor family camp week with nature, bushcraft and storytelling; August 4 – 10 2013 | Wildwise

This is a truly inspirational family experience based at a beautiful woodland site on Dartmoor. A truly wild and wonderful blend of nature awareness, bushcraft and storytelling in a friendly camp setting. The activities going on during the family camp week offer something for everyone.

Typical activities may include wildlife watching, bat-detecting and bug hunting at night, wild fire making and wild food gathering, silent movement, scavenger hunts, woodcraft, listening to stories/music around the campfire and den making.

This Wildwise familycamp runs between the 4 and 10 of August. Great value at just £250 for the 1st adult, £195 for the 2nd adult and £110 for children (5-16 years). Tents can also be hired.

Kids camps, family camps, wild food, canoe trips, bushcraft courses, outdoor events.

Go adventuring in Cornwall: free wildlife & survival activities this summer at Trevella Holiday Park in Cornwall; 7 night safari tent stays from £469


You have to applaud Trevella Holiday Park in Cornwall as they have an awesone range of free adventure activities planned for its younger summer guests. Children can get up close and personal with the wild-side of the north Cornwall coast and countryside by coming face to face with the bugs, beasties and bats that live in and around the park’s own nature reserve. There is also the underwater life in the streams, rock pools and sands of nearby Crantock beach waiting to be discovered.   Adventure activities will include:

  • spooky night-time walks to spot moths and bats
  • building animal homes and feeding stations
  • pulling on wellies and waterproofs to discover underwater insects
  • exploring underground mammal burrows with tiny cameras
  • catching bugs with pit-fall traps
  • survival skills including shelter building and map reading
  • freshwater fishing for beginners
  • campfire story storytelling and all FREE

Summer holiday prices start from £469 for safari tent and £557 for a static caravan based on a 7 night stay for up to 6 people in August. The ranger-led sessions  will run between the weeks of the 26 July to August 30 2013.

Glamping in Cornwall | safari tents near Newquay | Trevella Holiday Park.

£50 off May half term family nature & activity holiday Scotland; from £450 adult, £350 child | Wild at Heart

This Scotland holiday based near Inverness is perfect for families with children aged 4 years and over who are looking for an experience that combines nature, wildlife watching and conservation in a fun and engaging way.

Typically you will get to play nature based games which enhance environmental understanding, create nature-art, learn to set-up cameras to watch wildlife remotely, spend a day with ‘tracker Dan’ looking for clues and learn about seals and dolphins including boat trips to spot seals, seabirds and possibly dolphins. In addition, parents can take some time out to relax with afternoon tea, a massage or other treatment additional cost) or simply walking in beautiful gardens.

A 4 night holiday will cost £450 (adults), £350 (child) and a 6 night holiday will cost £675 (adult) and £525 (child) at Newbold House – prices inclusive of accommodation, activities and most meals. A 7 night holiday in a self-catering lodge costs £675 (adult) and £525 (child). Your base is Forres, 25 miles from Inverness, Scotland.

Special offer: Wild at Heart is currently offering £50 off per family of 2-4 people and £100 off for families of 5+ who book this May half term.

Wild at Heart Ecoholidays | Family Nature Activity Holidays.

Easter family holidays: Learn about wildlife in Wales – pond dipping, minibeast hunting and more | FSC

The FSC (Field Studies Council) run an exciting programme of family residential courses aimed at discovery & learning and active adventure. This Easter you can join a family wildlife course in North Wales discovering fascinating facts behind the lives of a host of creatures.

Activities include visiting the ancient woodland bordering the Centre, searching for signs of life in the water courses and ponds of the Conwy Valley, a visit to the mountains of Snowdonia, meeting a local shepherd at his upland organic sheep farm as well as mini beast hunting and birdwatching.

This holiday is great value at just £185 per adult and £145 per child. This includes 4 nights accommodation in a comfortable family room, all meals and the programme of activities. The course starts on Sat 30 March and finishes 3 April.

Easter Family Wildlife – 40723 – FSC.