Family with special offer vacations. Tours & vacations in 2016 & 2017

Alongside marriage and moving house, choosing a family vacation has to be up there as one of the world’s most stressful experiences. So, softening the blow by choosing from a range of family with special offer vacations is definitely the best way forward and if you’re looking to take the family to Thailand, Morocco, Uganda or even Abergavenny, then here’s how you get started.
Short break cruise in Scotland, Western Isles
The perfect trip to recharge the batteries, from £690 - £964 (3 days) ex flights
Catalan horse riding vacation in Spain
Horse riding in the beautiful Catalan countryside, from €685 - €1100 (8 days) ex flights
Family safari in Tanzania
Big game, comfortable lodges, stunning Indian Ocean beaches, from US $3792 (10 days ) ex flights
Carmarthenshire self catering cottage in Wales
A delightful cosy cottage on secluded organic farm, from £290 - £470 per cottage per week (sleeps 4)
Wildlife sailing holiday in Scotland
Extraordinary wildlife above and below the waves, from £690 - £964 (6 days) ex flights
Family cycling vacation in Kenya & Tanzania
Family Biking and camping adventure in Kenya and Tanzania, from US $2800 (16 days) ex flights
Devon self catering cottage in England
Cosy self catering cottage with woodburner in rural Devon, from £205 - £595 per week (sleeps 4)
Learn Spanish & hike the Camino de Santiago, Spain
Camino de Santiago in the North of Spain +practical Spanish, from €400 (7 days) ex flights
Family vacation in Italy
Visit Naples Capri Pompeii & Sorrento, from US $1617 - US $2084 (8 days ) ex flights
Scotland wildlife cruise, marine biology
A fun, introductory course to practical marine biology, from £690 - £964 (7 days) ex flights
Morocco family vacation
Discover the sights and sounds of Morocco with the children, from US $583 - US $606 (8 days ) ex flights
Devon eco lodge accommodation, England
Award winning lodges on a wildlife-rich Devon farm, from £250 - £595 per accommodation per week
Volunteering with bears in Romania
Volunteer at an inspiring bear sanctuary in Transylvania, from £895 (7 days) ex flights
Family vacation to Jordan, Journey to the Lost City
Experience the best of Jordan, from US $1226 - US $1456 (8 days ) ex flights
Family winter vacation in Slovakia
A week of snow-filled activity, from US $1640 (8 days ) ex flights
7 day big five safari in South Africa
7 Day Safari with wildlife conservationists, from £1425 - £1695 (7 days) ex flights
Adventure cruise in Scotland, lochs and canals
Visit Britain's most beautiful shortcut - the Crinan Canal, from £690 - £964 (8 days) ex flights
Tanzania  luxury safari
Luxury Safari Camps and Incredible Wildlife in Tanzania, from £1795 (7 days) ex flights
Malta family vacation
A week in Malta & Gozo, from US $920 - US $1119 (8 days ) ex flights
Family vacation to Thailand, jungles and islands
Active Thailand - no more "Mummy I'm bored", from US $1850 (12 days) ex flights
Family multi-activity vacation in Croatia
A multi-activity trip to stunning Croatia, from US $1540 - US $1617 (8 days ) ex flights
North Devon ecolodge, England
Uniquely quirky Devon eco lodge with fantastic views, from £750 - £1100 per week (sleeps 8)
Short break sailing holiday in Scotland
Four Day boat trip to view the Kyles of Bute, from £690 - £964 (4 days) ex flights
Family holiday with volunteering in India
A truly fun & rewarding experience for families of any size, from £750 (14 days) ex flights
Egypt family vacation, Feluccas & Pharaohs
Learn about mummies, from US $920 - US $1295 (9 days ) ex flights
Andorra family vacation
A perfect base to experience winter adventure activities, from US $1264 (8 days ) ex flights
Ten day wildlife safari, South Africa
Award winning wildlife safaris in South Africa, from £1740 - £2170 (10 days) ex flights
Galapagos family vacation
The Enchanted Islands, from US $2084 - US $2965 (8 days ) ex flights
Family vacation to Morocco, Sahara & Marrakech
Explore the Sahara and the buzz of Marrakech, from US $755 (8 days) ex flights
Iceland family vacation
Refreshing summer vacation to explore Iceland's rugged beauty, from US $2237 - US $2536 (7 days ) ex flights

227 reviews for Family with special offer vacations4 star overall rating

These full and frank independent Family with special offer vacations reviews are from travelers who have booked directly through responsibletravel.com. They are not edited by us or any of the companies we work with. Find the real story, from real travelers below.

Family cycling vacation in Kenya & Tanzania
Wonderful guides, incredible access to the remotest regions and real people... Wonderful - genuinely the vacation of a lifetime and a never to be forgotten special experience. (more)Dan Cobley
Every day brought new experiences. The animals just kept coming out on cue! Brilliant - I don’t know how we will top it. (more)Monica Szolin-Jones
Most memorable were waking to the sound of a lion killing a wildebeast behind our tent in Amboseli National Park campsite. Singing and dancing with 500 children from a local primary school in Tanzania. (more)Gaenor Morris
From US $2800 excluding flights
Wildlife sailing holiday in Scotland
A very interesting experience for people who loves nature, sea and peace. (more)Beatrice Just
Michael and Colette are wonderful hosts and very patient with teaching us. We enjoyed their company. (more)Kathy Wuerch
Brilliant vacation...both Michael and Colette were passionate about conservation matters and the threat to the marine environment which couldn't help but rub off on everyone on board. (more)Roy Owen
From £690 - £964 excluding flights
Family vacation in Italy
Excellent. Never been on a led vacation before and it was amazing - no stress as everything taken care of but still room for some choices. Where next? (more)Claire Nicol
Great...Climbing Vesuvius and the Capri boat trip were the most memorable parts. (more)Claire Wilde
The vacation in Italy was the 2nd organized by Responsibletravel.com and I am recommending your company to all my friends and family members. Looking forward for the next adventure! (more)Teresa Trippenbach
From US $1617 - US $2084 excluding flights
Learn Spanish & hike the Camino de Santiago, Spain
The entire week was good fun and well organised. I was a complete beginner in Spanish and was surprised at how much ground we managed to cover. The teachers and walking guide were all very friendly and accommodating. (more)Paula Rutherford
I had a great time in ways I didn't expect. The area is stunning and I loved the local food. (more)Christine Riley
This was fantastic, and I would do it again tomorrow if I could! (more)Cynthia Krom
From €400 excluding flights
Devon self catering cottage in England
Truly relaxing, very peaceful - we haven't slept so well in a very long time - great to slow down and soak up the beautiful countryside. Ian made us feel very welcome and the homemade cake was delicious. (more)Sue Cross-Bourton
Maggie and Ian are genuinely committed to minimal environmental impact tourism, and it shows everywhere you look .... They are welcoming, enthusiastic, and full of ideas for great days out and activities in the local area. (more)Julia Key
Very good. Great for families and for getting away from it all. It was all lovely and relaxing. Borrowing the bikes and cycling around the countryside was great fun! (more)bronwen burgess
From £205 - £595 per week (sleeps 4)
Short break cruise in Scotland, Western Isles
Memorable parts? The stunning scenery and peaceful moorings. The wildlife especially the seals and beautiful shoals of jellyfish floating like alien creatures in a calm sea. The first ever fish caught by one of our party - a splendid mackerel! The delicious food and good company of Michael and Colette. The successful descent into the dinghy of a nervous member of our party - if she can do it with Michael's patient help anyone can. Raising and lowering the anchor - tying knots and rope throwing... (more)Fiona Morrison
From £690 - £964 excluding flights
Carmarthenshire self catering cottage in Wales
We had a great time - relaxing, some beautiful experiences (beaches, hills, islands and all the above animals). We were in bed every night by 9.30pm - tired but blissfully comfortable after a day spent exploring. (more)Jayne Obeng
Perfect!....The best thing about the vacation was having no internet connection & very little mobile coverage. It made it a total break away & allowed us to appreciate everything about the location of cottage & the amazing surrounding area. It was a complete break away which is what a vacation should be. (more)Kirstin Robertson
From £290 - £470 per cottage per week (sleeps 4)
Morocco family vacation
It was a great vacation for us with many fond memories I would do this trip again! (more)Elke Franc-Poole
Excellent experience, especially for the children. A great tour to get an idea of different ways of life in Morocco, from rural villages to big cities. (more)Kate Newman
All amazing - sea kayaking over the sunken city, trip on the Gulet, theatre at Xanthos and friendly Turkish people...Relaxing, fun, educational. (more)Amanda Weaver
From US $583 - US $606 excluding flights
Volunteering with bears in Romania
This really is the most memorable vacation I've had in many years (more)Rowena Dark
I enjoyed seeing the bears and watching them in their natural environment. I also learned a lot about them and their plight. Awesome I want to go back. (more)Melinda millermon
Absolutely amazing - so good I will definitely return in 2 - 3 years time (more)Angela Ransome
From £895 excluding flights
Family vacation to Jordan, Journey to the Lost City
At the risk of sounding over the top with enthusiasm I would answer "All of it" to this question. We went to Jordan and returned renewed, stimulated and educated and with a new understanding of the culture, history and politics of the Middle East. This was in in no small way due to the effort and enthusiasm of our guide, Usama Awad. Are all of this companies guides as brilliant as he was? (more)Fiona O
It was a very inspirational vacation...Staying at Dana guesthouse supported a very important nature biosphere. (more)sharyn hall
This trip delivered everything we wanted, adventure, relaxation, new experiences - without having to think too much after a busy year, thanks to our wonderful guide. (more)Tania Riddiford
From US $1226 - US $1456 excluding flights
Catalan horse riding vacation in Spain
Fantastic, didn't want to come home again. (more)Jane Nair
Absolutely brilliant! We loved every part of it! (more)Angie Johnston
Very interesting with plenty of activities and many lovely people (more)Matthew Gobey
From €685 - €1100 excluding flights
Tanzania  luxury safari
Memorable parts? The amount of animals we saw on safari. Tips? Avoid the Serena Serengeti hotel, not the best, service bad, food bad and rooms a bit shabby. Local benefits? No Overall rating? Brilliant - 9 out of 10. (more)Joanne Longhurst
From £1795 excluding flights
Family winter vacation in Slovakia
Memorable parts? Snow shoes, village museum. Tips? Enjoy and take as many kids as possible. Local benefits? Yes, very positive. Overall rating? 9/10 (more)Barry Domvile
From US $1640 excluding flights
Scotland wildlife cruise, marine biology
Memorable parts? I loved the whole atmosphere of being on the St Hilda, learning about how to sail a boat and discovering the wildlife around us. Sailing towards Arran under the blue sky was absolutely fantastic. Also, fishing for our dinner and catching lobster and crabs in our lobster pot was so exciting! Colette and Michael looked after us so well - they were the perfect hosts! And Colette cooks the most delicious meals! Tips? Remember taking the right gear so you can enjoy your... (more)N.Z
From £690 - £964 excluding flights
Adventure cruise in Scotland, lochs and canals
A fabulous unique opportunity to enjoy and marvel at nature in all its glory....The most outstanding part of the trip was definitely the experience of being immersed in the stunningly beautiful environment of the lochs of western Scotland. (more)David Ritchie
A really terrific week which we will always remember (along with how to tie a bowline). Two of my colleagues at work have already expressed interest! (more)Helen Newton
Absolutely fantastic for ALL ages, young and old. Colette is a brilliant cook and the meal she made out of freshly caught Mackerel fish has set a very high bench mark to beat. Michael knows so much and is a very patient teacher. We miss them dearly - thank you for a trip to remember! (more)Lani Retter
From £690 - £964 excluding flights
Ardeche family activity vacation in France
The instructors, the professionalism and the enthusiasm they all put in really made this a vacation to remember. From myself as an unfit 40 year old down to my 12 year old son we were looked after and made to feel welcome. (more)Andrew Riley
Seeing my children develop new skills and challenging skills in a safe environment was the most memorable part of the vacation...Excellent. (more)Briane Loram
5 stars, listen, I never fill in feedback forms but this company has given my family the best vacation ever and basically we are all looking to go again. Well done everyone involved! (more)Andrew Riley
From £299 - £439 excluding flights
Costa Rica family adventure holiday
Memorable parts? The friends we made, the beautiful unspoilt rainforest, the abundant wildlife, and the lovely beaches. Tips? Prepare for a wide temp variation - cooler and wetter in the forests, and very warm and dry on the beaches. Take insect repellent, sunscreen, a waterproof and a hat. Its safe to drink the water so take a bottle and refill. The food is lovely, not spicy, plenty of fruits and variety with something for every palate. You will take so many photos! Binoculars are... (more)Sophie Headland
From US $1946 - US $2229 excluding flights
Ten day wildlife safari, South Africa
This was an exquisite vacation! (more)Sandy Schuler
Absolutely fantastic! I have been on several safari vacations both self arranged and commercial in the past, but the highly professional, personal, helpful, and friendly service provided by our hosts and their team surpasses anything I had previously experienced. They made us feel like family. (more)Lena Hughes
Excellent. Will be back! (more)Trish Russell
From £1740 - £2170 excluding flights
7 day big five safari in South Africa
Excellent - a truly amazing vacation for all the family! We met some wonderful, dedicated people, learnt an awful lot, saw some incredible wildlife- large and small - and have returned home with some amazing memories. (more)Rachel Gray
This was one of the best vacations we have experienced. The animal sightings were brilliant, the information we received about the bush was exceptional and above all, the friendliness of all the guides and staff and their desire to consider our every need resulted in a truly memorable vacation. (more)kim plumb
Individual highlights are too many to mention but one consistent one was the look on the girls faces when we found something special on a game drive...Fantastic, well organised and great value for money. (more)Neil Wilson
From £1425 - £1695 excluding flights
Family adventure vacation to Nepal
The whole experience will live with us forever and it is almost impossible to single out separate elements. Overall the people were fantastic, so friendly, helpful and humorous and our guide was simply outstanding. (more)Andrew Mackay
The most exciting part was the snow - so long since we have had 'real' snow in the south of England. (more)Jilly Knight
The trek was an excellent adventure - Jagan, our guide was outstanding, especially with our children (7 & 5 years old) who were able to walk the entire trek! (more)Lisa Kelly
From US $1831 - US $2199 excluding flights
Galapagos family vacation
We loved the vacation - it was the whole family's favourite to date and was made special because of the other families and the Guides, esp. in the Galapagos where Pedro, the local guide, was intelligent, fun and great with the children. (more)Vimty Muir
The most memorable part of our vacation was the unique wildlife, unafraid of humans - the seals especially. The local people were very friendly and worth spending money on to benefit their economy - children beautiful. (more)Barry A Clout
From US $2084 - US $2965 excluding flights
Egypt family vacation, Feluccas & Pharaohs
I think for my 11 year old daughter, seeing everything that she has been learning about in school about Egypt come alive before her very eyes was exciting. Overrall our vacation was one of the best I have done. All our guides, especially Wallide, were very well informed and enthusiastic. He was wonderful with the children and put them totally at ease which made it very easy for the parents to relax. (more)Ann Oversby
Sailing on a felucca along the Nile, then sleeping on deck overnight was the most memorable part... Excellent. (more)Julie Conder
Sailing from Aswan towards Luxor on a felluca with an over night camp on board was most memorable....My daughter and I loved nearly every minute of it. (more)Nicola Carroll
From US $920 - US $1295 excluding flights
Family vacation to Thailand, jungles and islands
As our first vacation in Asia it was fantastic. Our guide was so friendly and helpful we really didn't have to do anything but have a great time! (more)Alison Hatchman
10 out of 10...my favourite parts were tube riding on the river and swimming in the beautiful clear water in Koh Talu (more)Francoise Harris
The three days trekking in Nan province was certainly the most memorable part of our vacation. Highlights included the market across the street from the hotel selling a wide range of "interesting" live produce. (more)John Caswell
From US $1850 excluding flights
Family tour to Morocco
The most memorable part was the camping trip into the Sahara Desert and the nights at Tazzarine Campsite - home of Said and his family. (more)Meriel Griffiths
This was an amazing experience. The trip was suitable for all ages and it was culturally challenging. I would recommend the trip for families. The most memorable part of the vacation was camping in the desert and sleeping under the stars! Amazing! (more)Tania Knight
A great fun family adventure. Kids loved it and didn't mind the traveling...the best part was trekking with camels in the desert and camping under the stars (more)Susan Gregory
From US $690 - US $698 excluding flights
Devon eco lodge accommodation, England
Maggie, joint owner with Ian, took us on a walk through the wet grassland area of special scientific interest. Not only was it interesting from an ecological point of view it was such fun. (more)Jenny Brace
We'll remember the brightness of the stars on clear nights with no light pollution, watching bats flying around our lodge at sunset, waking late because it was so quiet and comfortable and the blackout blinds were so good, the ruby red cows really glowing like rubies at sunset, being content to just potter around the farm in the sunshine without getting bored. (more)Sue Stanwell
The most memorable part were the ...scones on arrival (they were the best I have ever tasted!), walking around the beautiful country side and the farm... (more)Jenna du Plessis
From £250 - £595 per accommodation per week
Family vacation for teenagers to Turkey
Nice and laid back as everything was organised for us, great selection of activities and a superb guide with excellent local knowledge. (more)Helen Williams
The trip was well organised. Staff were helpful at booking stage. We enjoyed all activities (scuba diving, jeep drive to gorge and sea kayaking) and loved our time on the gullet. (more)Elke Hein
5 star - fantastic! (more)Lisa Rawlings
From US $920 - US $966 excluding flights
Three Reserve safari in South Africa
Don't concentrate on the big 5. There are plenty of other animals, birds and plant life to see and learn about. (more)Graham Lamb
This was the perfect safari for anyone who wanted to experience a variety within South Africa and didn’t have time to set it up! (more)Jenny Sherwood
From £1575 - £1695 excluding flights
Andorra family vacation
We were very disappointed with our vacation it was terrible value for money. We were originally considering Egypt or Thailand but decided against it to have a New Year vacation where we were bound to have a better quality of accommodation. Andorra seemed ideal. We were not expecting the awful 1 star accommodation provided for the price we paid. The rooms or hotel in general were just not acceptable for family groups. The operator should without a doubt have used a cleaner and more suitable hotel. ... (more)Jane Marie Bellamy
From US $1264 excluding flights

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best vacation I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
1 star
A bit disappointing really
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