Journeys for Families

Whether you are a busy parent looking for an easy yet exciting vacation for your family or a grandparent wanting to spend quality time with your multi-generation tribe, we’ve got the trip for you. Our Journeys for Families adventures are thoughtfully crafted and tested by our own families, with activities for ages 5-85. All Journeys for Families trips can be customized for your unique interests and needs, ensuring there will be something for everyone.

Featured Trips

Hang out with elephants
Thailand: Elephants, Arts and Adventure for Families
An active family adventure featuring highlights of Thailand
Hang out with elephants
Land Cost: $2,450 - $2,850
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10 days
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2 upcoming departures or custom & private on your dates
Your family will enjoy this active and hands-on experience—it's a great first-time visitor's overview including some fantastic quality time with elephants.
Leave Ecuador with fond memories
Galapagos Adventure with Teens
Incredible up-close wildlife and an ecology project in partnership with Galapagos teens
Leave Ecuador with fond memories
Land Cost: $3,995 - $5,600
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11 days
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3 upcoming departures
These special departures for families with teens offer a chance for a unique cultural exchange with local Galapagos high school students.Your wildlife cruise will be on board one of two identical...
The big, beautiful, lush forest of Belize welcomes you
Belize: Jungle Discovery Week for Families
Underground caves, Mayan history, and animals everywhere
The big, beautiful, lush forest of Belize welcomes you
Land Cost: $2,450 - $3,075
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8 days
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Jun 16-23, 2018 or custom & private on your dates
Adventure for all ages awaits on this week-long exploration of the Belize jungles. Explore Mayan ruins; swim, paddle and float through caves; get up close and personal with hundreds of species of Belizean animals, including monkeys, reptiles and birds; and stay at superb ecolodges that make you feel as though you are a part of this exciting jungle.
Jump'in with the Masai
Karibu, Tanzania! Family Safari
Big game in Serengeti and Tarangire with a great African tribal culture experience
Jump'in with the Masai
Land Cost: $3,250
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11 days
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Jun 24-Jul 4, 2018 or custom & private on your dates
If you and the kids like wild animals, this family safari is the ultimate travel experience. Meet Maasai warriors. Closely approach lions, elephants, and giraffes.
Orangutans at the feeding station
Wild Indonesia for Families with Teens
Active Bali, Borneo and Komodo for teens
Orangutans at the feeding station
Land Cost: $3,995
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Duration:
13 days
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Jun 20-Jul 2, 2018 or custom & private on your dates
Enjoy hiking, snorkeling and close-up, intimate wildlife experiences on an adventure designed especially for families with active teens. Activities include a visit to a cultural arts high school, a day within a royal Balinese family compound, and encounters with Orangutans, Komodo Dragons, Probocis Monkeys and coral reefs.
The Ruins at Mayapan
Mexico: Yucatan Family Adventure
A family friendly adventure in the Maya world
The Ruins at Mayapan
Land Cost: $2,050 - $3,095
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8 days
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Mar 31-Apr 7, 2018 or custom & private on your dates
Spend some quality time with your kids on this active and engaging experience that takes you away from the crowds. Enjoy cooking lessons, biking, hiking, canoeing and swimming in cenotes; learn how the Mayas lived years ago; explore colonial architecture; and see wildlife at a large coastal wetland and wildlife refuge.
Enjoy a demonstration of village crafts
Kenya: A Million Animals, A Multitude of Friends
Game drives, nature hikes, and learning with the Kamba and the Masai
Enjoy a demonstration of village crafts
Land Cost: From $4,235
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11 days
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Custom & private on your dates
Join long-time friend and favorite Journeys guide Makau Nzioka on safari in Amboseli, Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara. If you go in August, you can join in the festivities at Makau's spirited family reunion in Mbitini village.
Explore the backwaters around the lodge
Brazil: Amazon and Iguazu for Families
Adventures based at Iguazu Falls and in the Amazon rainforest
Explore the backwaters around the lodge
Land Cost: From $2,595
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8 days
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Custom & private on your dates
Two totally different worlds, two comfortable family-friendly bases for wildlife, learning and hands-on fun.
Petting a whale in Magdelena Bay
Baja: Whales & Waves
An Adventure of Crafts, Culture, Swimming & Wildlife
Petting a whale in Magdelena Bay
Land Cost: From $3,075
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9 days
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Custom & private on your dates
Get ready for the spring break of a lifetime! This nine day exploration of Cabo is sure to delight kids and adults alike. The region's breathtaking desert landscapes and unique wildlife are a...
Welcome to Costa Rica! (Photo credit: Wayde Carroll)
Costa Rica Adventure with Teens
Volcanoes, rainforest hikes, wildlife, ziplining and tropical beaches
Welcome to Costa Rica! (Photo credit: Wayde Carroll)
Land Cost: From $2,495
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8 days
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Custom & private on your dates
An exciting adventure up active volcanoes, through exotic rainforest, down ziplines, in boats, and on water. This is the pefect graduation gift for your 8th or 12th-grade child or grandchild!
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