Gane & Marshall

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Family Travel

The days when a family holiday meant time on a beach in a boring all-inclusive resort are long gone. Nowadays, more and more families are travelling further afield and choosing ever-more adventurous holidays.

Testimonial

Dear Clare, Belated but nevertheless heartfelt thanks for your part in organising a truly outstanding holiday.

Mrs Stevens

Featured itineraries

Discover Kenya Family Activity Safari

‘Discover Kenya’ is an adventurous alternative to a traditional driven safari, offering families a chance to escape the beaten path and explore on foot, by bike and by 4x4 the best that Kenya has to offer. Designed for holiday fun and not as a challenge, the 7-day itinerary is suitable for active families with children aged 10 and over.

Destination

  • Kenya

Experience

  • Family Travel
  • Biking
  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays

Prices from£1945 pp

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Southern Stars - Tasmania, Melbourne and Sydney

Explore the best of Southern Australia, including the lively coastal cities of Melbourne and Sydney, the historic attractions of Tasmania, and the natural splendour of the Grampians and the Great Ocean Road. Accommodation throughout is in boutique hotels and beautiful country retreats.

Destination

  • Australia

Experience

  • Family Travel
  • Cultural Holidays
  • Self-drive Holidays

Prices from£3050 pp

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Discover Kerala

Visit the coastal region of Kerala, famous for its beautiful beaches, exotic cuisine, rich culture and long history. This 13-day itinerary includes time on the beach, in the Ghat Mountains, in the historic capital Cochin, and on a houseboat exploring Kerala's backwaters.

Destination

  • India

Experience

  • Family Travel
  • Honeymoons and Weddings
  • Cruise Holidays
  • Beach Holidays

Prices from£1195 pp

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Family Safaris

Gane and Marshall provide safe, varied, and exciting family holidays to Africa. Our expertise will enable you to choose the right holiday for your family.

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Agra to Satpura

This 14-day itinerary beginning in Agra and ending in Satpura combines the best of India's monument-laden cities and its wildlife parks. Ideal for wildlife-enthusiasts, this India holiday itinerary can also be adapted to suit families.

Destination

  • India

Experience

  • Cultural Holidays
  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays
  • Family Travel

Prices from£1845 pp

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Australia Family Holiday

This two-week guided Australia holiday is full of activities for families. Climb the harbour bridge in Sydney; explore stunning Aboriginal rock art sites in the Red Centre; search for koala and kangaroo in the wild; and glide through the trees in Daintree Rainforest. The itinerary also aims to provide a detailed overview of Australia's core regions and can easily be adapted to suit older travellers.

Destination

  • Australia

Experience

  • Family Travel

Prices from£3975 pp

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Complete Costa Rica

Complete Costa Rica is a full overview of this fascinating country. Starting in San Jose, the two week tour takes in the best of Costa Rica's natural heritage, including the Osa Peninsula, Tortuguero canals, Poas Volcano, and more.

Destination

  • Costa Rica

Experience

  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays
  • Family Travel
  • Walking and Climbing

Prices from£2695 pp

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Complete Myanmar

This comprehensive three week tour takes in the very best of Myanmar, from the beautiful central coast to northernmost Putao on the border with Tibet

Destination

  • Myanmar

Experience

  • Family Travel
  • Walking and Climbing
  • Cultural Holidays

Prices from£2985 pp

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Costa Rica Family Adventure

This 13-day Costa Rica holiday itinerary takes in the best that the country has to offer, including the capital of San José, the Tortuguero Canals, Arenal Volcano, Monteverde and Selvatura Park. You'll enjoy a wide range of activities, from nature walks, river boat trips and birding safaris, to a number of adventure activities suitable for older children. Your Costa Rica holiday ends with an extended beach break at Punta Islita.

Destination

  • Costa Rica

Experience

  • Family Travel

Prices from£2750 pp

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Deserts, Mountains and Beaches of Oman

Seven day north Oman 4x4 driving and trekking itinerary, visiting, Muscat, Sur, Nizwa, Jebel Shams, and the Wahiba Sands.

Destination

  • Oman

Experience

  • Walking and Climbing
  • Family Travel
  • Cultural Holidays

Prices from£1750 pp

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Discover Kenya Family Activity Safari

‘Discover Kenya’ is an adventurous alternative to a traditional driven safari, offering families a chance to escape the beaten path and explore on foot, by bike and by 4x4 the best that Kenya has to offer. Designed for holiday fun and not as a challenge, the 7-day itinerary is suitable for active families with children aged 10 and over.

Destination

  • Kenya

Experience

  • Family Travel
  • Biking
  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays

Prices from£1945 pp

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Discover Kerala

Visit the coastal region of Kerala, famous for its beautiful beaches, exotic cuisine, rich culture and long history. This 13-day itinerary includes time on the beach, in the Ghat Mountains, in the historic capital Cochin, and on a houseboat exploring Kerala's backwaters.

Destination

  • India

Experience

  • Family Travel
  • Honeymoons and Weddings
  • Cruise Holidays
  • Beach Holidays

Prices from£1195 pp

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Highlights of Oman

9 Days / 10 nights north & south Oman sightseeing tour, visiting Muscat, Sur, and Salalah.

Destination

  • Oman

Experience

  • Cultural Holidays
  • Family Travel

Prices from£2109 pp

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Historic Thailand

Discover Thailand's rich history, from 13th-century Sukhothai, royal seat of the first Siamese dynasty, through old Ayutthaya, Thailand's great historic capital, to modern-day Bangkok.

Destination

  • Thailand

Experience

  • Cultural Holidays
  • Family Travel

Prices from£2385 pp

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Hokkaido Hotspots

Journey to northernmost Japan to explore the pristine scenery and fascinating culture of Hokkaido.

Destination

  • Japan

Experience

  • Walking and Climbing
  • Cultural Holidays
  • Family Travel

Prices from£2995 pp

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Honshu Highlights

Discover Japan’s cultural heartland on this 8-day overview of central Honshu. Your tour starts amid the neon cityscapes of Tokyo, where you’ll spend three days exploring the city and its surrounds, before being whisked away by bullet train to Kyoto, Japan’s old Imperial capital.

Destination

  • Japan

Experience

  • Family Travel
  • Cultural Holidays

Prices from£1560 pp

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In Search of Tigers

Prime tiger country, Madhya Pradesh in central India is the location of several of India's most famous tiger parks. On this 10 day safari you will visit Pench, Tadoba and Kanha National Parks.

Destination

  • India

Experience

  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays
  • Family Travel

Prices from£1695 pp

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Jewels of Sri Lanka

Experience the best of Sinhalese culture and hospitality on this 11-day guided Sri Lanka tour. Starting at the ancient ruins of Polonnaruwa and ending in the modern-day capital of Colombo, you’ll travel the length and breadth of Sri Lanka on a journey through the island’s past.

Destination

  • Sri Lanka

Experience

  • Cultural Holidays
  • Train Journeys
  • Family Travel

Prices from£1385 pp

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Journey to the North of Madagascar

This itinerary takes in the best of Madagascar’s northern and eastern regions. Beginning in Antananarivo, the capital of Madagascar, you will visit the eastern parks of Andasibe, Vakona, and Mantadia before flying to the reserves and beaches of northern Madagascar, including Amber Mountain, Anakarana, and Nosy Be.

Destination

  • Madagascar

Experience

  • Beach Holidays
  • Family Travel
  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays

Prices from£1949 pp

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Laikipia Camel Safari

This walking and camel safari with beach extension is perfect for families and small groups. Enjoy free days exploring the remotest corners of the Laikipia Plateau on foot and by camel, before travelling to Mombasa for four nights relaxation on the coast.

Destination

  • Kenya

Experience

  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays
  • Family Travel

Prices from£2211 pp

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Namibia 23-day Self-Drive

This comprehensive self-drive itinerary takes in the many highlights of Namibia, from the semi-desert of the Kalahari in the south to the spectacular Waterberg Plateau in the north. You’ll be able to discover these vast landscapes at your own pace, with the added flexibility that comes with a self-drive holiday. The itinerary is fully flexible and can be adapted to suit your interests. If you do not have the time available for this extensive route, then an abbreviated version is possible.

Destination

  • Namibia

Experience

  • Self-drive Holidays
  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays
  • Family Travel

Prices from£3845 pp

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Wildlife, Beach and Sydney

This two-week, part-guided, part self-drive Australia tour focuses on the cultural and scenic highlights of the country's eastern and southern regions, including the Coral Sea, the Great Barrier Reef, Kangaroo Island, and the Atherton Tablelands.

Destination

  • Australia

Experience

  • Self-drive Holidays
  • Beach Holidays
  • Family Travel

Prices from£3695 pp

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White Lions of the Eastern Cape

Travel to the private Pumba Game Reserve in South Africa's Eastern Cape to see the rare white lion in the wild.

Destination

  • South Africa

Experience

  • Family Travel
  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays

Prices from£1510 pp

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The South of Madagascar

Journey to the South of Madagascar on this 13-day tour. Beginning in the capital of Antananarivo, you'll travel south visiting the famous parks of Andasibe-Mantadia, Vakona and Ranomafana along the way, before continuing to the Dry South and Isalo, then ending on the coast at Ifaty.

Destination

  • Madagascar

Experience

  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays
  • Family Travel
  • Beach Holidays

Prices from£1890 pp

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Tanzania Northern Highlights

Seven-day lodge-based small group safari visiting the world famous Serengeti National Park, Lake Manyara, Tarangire, and Ngorongoro Crater.

Destination

  • Tanzania

Experience

  • Family Travel
  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays
  • Group Travel

Prices from£1555 pp

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Southern Stars - Tasmania, Melbourne and Sydney

Explore the best of Southern Australia, including the lively coastal cities of Melbourne and Sydney, the historic attractions of Tasmania, and the natural splendour of the Grampians and the Great Ocean Road. Accommodation throughout is in boutique hotels and beautiful country retreats.

Destination

  • Australia

Experience

  • Family Travel
  • Cultural Holidays
  • Self-drive Holidays

Prices from£3050 pp

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South Island Highlights

This self-drive tour aims to cover the best of South Island's scenic and historic attractions. Explore the stunning 19th-century city of Christchurch, hike the Abel Tasman coast, weigh anchor in the Milford Sound, and pay a visit to the Scottish settler town of Dunedin. The itinerary can easily be adapted to focus on walking, adventure activities or historic attractions, according to your preferences.

Destination

  • New Zealand

Experience

  • Self-drive Holidays
  • Walking and Climbing
  • Family Travel

Prices from£1595 pp

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North Island Contrasts

Experience the best of New Zealand's North Island on this 13-day self-drive tour. Beginning in Auckland, New Zealand's largest city and cultural capital, you'll visit Waiheke Island, with its famous boutique wineries; the beautiful Bay of Islands; Rotorua, the Maori heartlands and a region of great scenic beauty; the stylish Art Deco city of Napier; stunning Tongariro National Park, and much, much more.

Destination

  • New Zealand

Experience

  • Self-drive Holidays
  • Cultural Holidays
  • Family Travel

Prices from£1580 pp

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Madagascar East and West

From the Pangalanes Canal to the Kirindy Forest Reserve, explore the contrasting sights and sounds of Madagascar’s eastern and western coastlines on this 13-day journey beginning and ending in Tana.

Destination

  • Madagascar

Experience

  • Family Travel
  • Cultural Holidays
  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays

Prices from£1949 pp

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Scenic Laos

12-day itinerary visiting the remote north of Laos; spend a night in a tree house in Bokeo Nature Reserve; trek the Luang Nam Tha hills; and meet the tribes of Muang La

Destination

  • Laos

Experience

  • Cultural Holidays
  • Family Travel
  • Walking and Climbing
  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays

Prices from£2230 pp

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Pantanal Wetlands and Amazon

Explore Brazil’s most spectacular wilderness areas, the Pantanal Wetlands and the Amazon Rainforest, on a 12-day guided wildlife safari. This unique wildlife holiday begins and ends in Sao Paulo.

Destination

  • Brazil

Experience

  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays
  • Family Travel

Prices from£4650 pp

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Wildlife and Birdlife of Costa Rica

Experience Costa Rica's stunning biodiversity in this 13-day itinerary. Your Costa Rica holiday begins in the capital of San José, from where you will visit the labyrinthine network of rivers and canals that makes up Tortuguero, the birders' paradise of Turrialba, and the stunning Los Angeles Cloud Forest Reserve. The emphasis throughout is on the wildlife, particularly Costa Rica's famed birdlife.

Destination

  • Costa Rica

Experience

  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays
  • Family Travel

Prices from£2240 pp

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Bear Viewing in Finland

This four day short break is an ideal wildlife getaway to one of Europe’s premier bear locations. You will be based at Martinselkosen Wildlife Centre, which is family-owned and began its operation in 1991. The centre is located in peaceful surroundings close to the Russian border in Suomussalmi.

Destination

  • Finland

Experience

  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays
  • Family Travel

Prices from£645 pp

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Rift Valley Lakes and Maasai Mara Eco-tour

A short, low-cost safari visiting Kenya's Maasai Mara and Lakes Nakuru and Naivasha, perfect as a standalone trip or as an extension to one of our Mount Kenya climbs.

Destination

  • Kenya

Experience

  • Family Travel
  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays
  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays

Prices from£1140 pp

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The Red Centre & Top of Australia

Venture into Australia's Red Centre and its northernmost wilderness parks on this 12-day tour. You'll visit the geological marvel, and Aboriginal landmark, that is Uluru; travel on the Ghan train to Australia's geographic centre at Alice Springs; and explore the country's largest National Park, rough and rugged Kakadu.

Destination

  • Australia

Experience

  • Family Travel
  • Cultural Holidays
  • Train Journeys

Prices from£2695 pp

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The Bears of Tweedsmuir

Tweedsmuir is an attractive, family-style wilderness lodge nestled within Tweedsmuir Provincial Park, Bella Coola, BC. Constructed in the 1920s as a hunting lodge, it has since been renovated to accommodate those seeking out a more eco-friendly adventure, and now stands as one of the best grizzly bear-viewing locations in Canada.

Destination

  • Canada

Experience

  • Family Travel
  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays

Prices from£2400 pp

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Safaris, Skeletons & Shipwrecks

Starting in Windhoek, you’ll journey north-west through the wild, semi-desert terrain of Damaraland and Kaokoland to reach the remote Hoanib Valley. Here you’ll spend three days at the fabulous Hoanib Valley Camp, looking for the rare desert-adapted elephant amid towering mountains, vast dunes and huge expanses of desert. From Hoanib Valley, you continue west to the starkly beautiful Skeleton Coast, before returning to Windhoek via Okonjima.

Destination

  • Namibia

Experience

  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays
  • Family Travel

Prices from£5768 pp

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Testimonial

Sandy and I had a fabulous time in Ecuador and felt the entire trip was incredibly well organised. Thank you!

Linda and Sandy