Vietnam Family Adventure (AVVF)
Gifted with a staggering abundance of flavourful food, fascinating culture, untouched nature and disarmingly friendly people, Vietnam has more than earned its rep as one of the world’s most popular travel destinations. This fun-focused family trip packs as much of the good stuff into 12 days as humanly possible—including cruising Halong Bay, exploring the Imperial Citadel, museum visits and even a boat trip to a floating market—yet still offers more than enough time to relax. Don’t forget to pack your smile; you’ll be needing it often here.
Highlights: Exploring Hanoi by cyclo, cruising the peaks in Halong Bay, shopping and relaxing in Hoi An, meeting local families in the Mekong Delta, discovering bustling Ho Chi Minh City
Choosing the right trip for your family is tough. South Africa makes it ridiculously easy. Looking for a scenic drive? Check out the wonders along the fabled Panorama Route. Eager to spot the Big Five on the prowl? The national parks of Timbavati and Kruger are here to help. Curious about local history and traditional customs? Ask the villagers yourself. Fancy a swim or a stroll through the mountains? St. Lucia and Drakensburg deliver. If variety is indeed the spice of life, South Africa may just be the world’s greatest spice cabinet.
Highlights: Searching for the Big Five in Kruger, soaking up culture and history in Johannesburg, hiking in the mountains at Drakensburg, relaxing at the beach at St Lucia. spotting white lions in Timbavati game reserve.
Borneo Family Adventure (AABF)
Borneo is one of the few places left on this planet that feels untouched by time. Spend a little of yours here with the kids. Perfect for families eager to get deep into the thick of things, this exciting journey takes you deep into the jungles to meet the locals (and stay in one of their traditional longhouses to boot) and encounter wildlife you’d otherwise only see on TV. The biggest highlight: Catching up with your primate relatives at the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre. It’s just 11 days, but it feels like a lifetime.
Highlights: Enjoying the white sand beaches of Pulau Gaya, meeting primate cousins at Sepilok Orangutan Centre, Staying in traditional long house accommodation