These are UK-based tour operators and holiday companies specialising in tours for families, family adventure tours, safaris, cultural, nature, exploratory and unusual family holidays.
|Cheli & Peacock||+ 254 2 604053||Luxury family safaris in Kenya with transfers by air to remote camps where kids can learn bush skills from Maasai guides, enjoy camel-trekking, and watch big game. C&P's website lists a number of UK operators who feature C&P camps.|
|Dragoman||0870 499 4475||The overland tours specialist has a programme of family adventure tours in Africa.|
|Exodus||0870 240 5550||Exodus have a dedicated brochure for their 'Families' programme featuring family adventure holidays for small groups and independent travellers in Greece, Jordan, Morocco, Egypt, Kenya, South Africa, India, Sri lanka, Nepal, Thailand, Costa Rica, and the USA.|
|Explore!||0845 291 4541||Explore have a dedicated and multi-layered family adventure programme, which has tours for families with tots, teenagers and single-parent families.|
|Grand American Adventures||0333 999 7961||GAA have a selection of family adventure tours in the USA (mostly) Canada, Costa Rica and Peru.|
|Imaginative Traveller, The||01473 667 337||IT have a range of holidays for adventurous families in a range of worldwide destinations including Africa, Asia, Latin America & Europe. Most tours are designed for children aged 5/7yrs and up.|
|Reef & Rainforest||01803 866965||R&R have a dedicated family adventure programme featuring eco-friendly tours for families in Central America, the Galapagos Islands, Borneo, the Seychelles and Madagascar.|
|Responsible Travel||087000 52836||Online portal/agency for conservational, environmental and community-friendly holidays of all types but with a leaning towards adventure and activity holidays for families as well as individuals.|
|Stubborn Mule Travel||01728 752751||Specialises in tailormade family adventure travel to Asia, the Middle East, Africa & other longhaul destinations.|
|Tell Tale Travel||0800 011 2571||Specialist travel company launched in 2006. Their speciality is in unique travel experiences meeting & staying with locals, and they have a programme of eco-friendly family adventure holidays in Thailand and Sri Lanka.|
|Tots Too||020 7284 3344||Luxury family holidays in the Med, the Caribbean, the Indian Ocean and further, for "discerning young families". Launched in 2007 by Emma and Deborah Barnett, the founders of the luxury spa operator Essential Escapes.|
|Tucan Travel||0800 804 8435||Latin America specialists Tucan Travel have included a small range of family tours in their programme since 2005.|
|World Expeditions||020 8875 5060||World Expeditions have a number of treks and tours in Asia, South America & Africa that have been "manicured with the younger traveller in mind". The minimum age is 12 years.|
- Family Days Out is a really useful listings site (I've discovered loads of interesting travel providers on it, myself!) that lists fun places to go with the kids across USA, Canada and Australia. You can search for attractions and fun days out by the age of kids, zipcode, town, state or indoor and outdoor attraction.