Explore! tours

*affiliate links: find out how we are funded and why this helps us remain free to use.

Explore!Holiday finder

Explore is a leading adventure travel and holiday specialist offering unforgettable experiences and excursions around the world. From cycling in the Caribbean to hiking in the Himalayas, there's something for everyone and every age, whether you want a family, solo or private break.

Latest Explore discounts & deals on adventure travel in 2023/2024
Latest Explore discounts & deals on adventure travel in 2023/2024

Explore discount codes & online deals

An adventure holiday doesn't have to break the bank. When you book a memorable trip with Explore, ideally using an Explore discount code or online deal for 2023/2024, you could save on the already competitive price.

  • Save on Explore! tours leaving in the next 6 months
  • Browse deals by price, departure date or duration
  • Filter by specific travel dates, trip type & more
  • Book early bird deals on tours & holidays in 2024
  • Book trips to Europe, Asia, Africa & beyond
  • Filter deals by travel dates, trip type, region & more
  • Check out top deals on recommended 2023 tours
  • Filter deals by trip type, dates, region & more
  • Book tours to Europe, Asia, Africa & beyond
  • Save on last minute holidays & late availability deals
  • Book adventures & tours with or without flights
  • Enjoy whatever your interest - wildlife, culture, beaches
  • Save up to 10% on your subsequent holidays with Explore!
  • Receive exclusive discounts & early access to new trips
  • Four levels of Explore loyalty club membership
  • Save up to 30% on Antarctica trips on MS Ocean Endeavour
  • Visit the polar bears of Svalbard & penguins of the Falklands
  • Get FREE upgrades & discounts when you book online
  • Browse latest discount offers & online deals from Explore
  • Save on adventure travel, trekking holidays & tours
  • Including extra nights & room/flight upgrades for FREE

Back to top

Why book with Explore?

Get more from your precious time off with an adventurous break from Explore, an award winning company that has been going strong for 35 years. It prides itself on offering incredible holidays for all, whether you're a newbie or a veteran when it comes to travelling.

Explore adventure holidays & family travel © ilkerender - Flickr Creative Commons
Explore adventure holidays & family travel © ilkerender - Flickr Creative Commons

Explore is all about responsible, authentic, travel, and you will only ever deal with experienced travel planners and tour leaders familiar with local areas and communities. There are more than 500 trips to choose from across 120 countries, with every type of activity and challenge level available.

Back to deals

Explore holidays

From family-friendly breaks to small group bookings, and private, personally tailored trips, Explore is ideal for anyone keen to get more from their holiday.

Experience everything from canoeing and trekking to cooking, and wildlife watching. The diverse choice of destinations paired with the vast selection of activities ensure there's plenty to whet your appetite.

Explore family holidays

Family holidays don't have to be all water parks and fluffy kids' club mascots - why not take your little ones on the adventure of a lifetime that they will treasure forever?

Explore family holidays offers you so much choice, with age-sensitive trips and activities suitable for both young children and teenagers.

  • Save up to 10% on your subsequent holidays with Explore!
  • Receive exclusive discounts & early access to new trips
  • Four levels of Explore loyalty club membership
  • Adventure* - stimulate minds and bodies with a family adventure holiday from Explore. There are so many itineraries to choose from, be it with a group or privately, not to mention an endless array of things to do such as meeting tigers in India, rafting in Croatia, camel trekking in Morocco and cruising in Greece.
  • Single parent* - if you're travelling as a single parent, speak to an Explore expert who will be able to suggest a mighty range of small group holidays that let you enjoy your break together while your kid(s) mingle, play, and experience the world.
  • Teenage children* - got an active teenager on your hands? No worries: let them loose on a family teenage break where you will see them flourish with other teenagers from 11 to 17, and absorb important experiences and activities in countries such as Nepal and Peru.
  • Young children* - book your young family on a trip that is designed with them in mind. Mixing culture and learning with fun activities and well-equipped hotels that have swimming pools, menu options and plenty to entertain. Typically, young family holidays are ideal for children aged four and up.

Search family holidays >>

Explore family holidays © Leonardo Dasilva - Flickr Creative Commons
Explore family holidays © Leonardo Dasilva - Flickr Creative Commons

Back to deals

Explore group holidays

Explore's range of small group trips is the sustainable, sociable, and affordable way to travel the globe and see some of the world's most amazing landscapes and sights.

From cycle itineraries and hiking routes to foodie tours and family-friendly fun, a group holiday with Explore* is a great way to meet new people while experiencing the very best from the experts.

Typically, small group tours consist of 14 to 16 people of all ages and include options in everywhere from the Caribbean and South America to Africa, Australia and Southeast Asia.

Search group holidays >>

Back to deals

Explore solo holidays

Travel 'solo but not alone' with Explore, and get to see another side of your chosen destination embarking on new adventures with new companions.

Explore's solo holidays* are small groups where around half of the travellers have come on their own, and include plenty of downtime as well as chances to socialise, enjoy a drink together and sight-see.

You can choose to share a twin room with another solo traveller or pay a little extra for single room occupancy if you fancy some privacy.

For something seriously special and indulgent, work with the experts at Explore to create your very own tailormade solo adventure*.

Search solo holidays >>

Back to deals

On the road to Nkob, Morocco © Mr Hicks46 - Flickr Creative Commons
On the road to Nkob, Morocco © Mr Hicks46 - Flickr Creative Commons

Explore private holidays

Whether it's a private group, solo or family holiday, Explore will help you plan and book the trip of your dreams.

From inspiration and tried and tested advice through to suggesting fantastic accommodation and confirming transport, Explore can easily act as your own personal travel agent to ensure you get everything you want from your trip.

Search private holidays >>

Back to deals

Activities with Explore

Explore wants you to get the very best out of your adventure, and has created a vast selection of activity based holidays to help you find your travelling niche.

Whether you're wildlife spotting in Antarctica, soaking in the atmosphere on the Nile, or tackling a demanding hike in Peru, there's certain to be an Explore activity holiday* for you.

Find out more about some of Explore's most popular activity based holidays below.

  • Walking and trekking* - from Kilimanjaro and the Atlas Mountains to the Inka Trail, Patagonia, and so much more, Explore has a wide range of guided and self-guided walking trips for all ages, from easy to challenging.
  • Wildlife* - gorillas, polar bears, elephants, penguins, and jaguars are just some of the amazing creatures you can expect to find on an Explore wildlife trip. Destinations around the globe are calling from Antarctica and Scandinavia to South America and the Indian Ocean.
  • Cycling* - see more of your destination than ever before on two wheels with an Explore cycle holiday. Options are diverse, from Vietnam and Spain to Cuba, France and countries in between, from four to 15 days.
  • Rail journeys* - whether it's one country or cross-country, Explore's rail journeys present plenty of opportunities to discover new destinations, be it legendary lines in far-flung places such as Burma, Japan, India and Thailand or closer to home in Spain, Morocco, and Portugal. Choose from eight to 32 days, and moderate to full-on pace.
  • Boat journeys* - know your feluccas from your dhows and your dhonis? Whether you fancy spying wildlife in the Galapagos or losing yourself in the history of the Nile, Explore's range of boat journeys is sure to have something to tempt you aboard.
  • Festivals* - a world of festivals and celebrations await, and Explore is your way of finding the right vibe for you, not to mention getting you there for a great price, be it Yunnan's Fire Sacrifice Festival in China, Rio de Janeiro Carnival in Brazil or the Sapporo Snow Festival in Japan.
  • Polar voyages* - whether it's polar bears and foxes in the Arctic or penguins and whales in Antarctica you'll get up close with some of the locals on an unforgettable polar voyage with Explore.
  • Multi activity* - can't decide which activity to book? No worries - choose a multi-activity break with Explore and enjoy everything from kayaking, diving, mountain biking and horse riding to hiking, rock climbing and more depending on where you go.
  • Food and drink* - tasting the local cuisine is a vital part of travelling, and with one of Explore's food and drink tours you can look forward to sampling traditional dishes in authentic cafes, as well as seeing how dishes are made and meeting the experts.

Back to deals

Explore destinations

With so many tempting options in destinations around the globe*, deciding where to go on your Explore holiday could be tricky. Find out more about the adventure holidays and tours available at Explore's most popular destinations:

Heading for Choquequirao in Peru © Danielle Pereira - Flickr Creative Commons
Heading for Choquequirao in Peru © Danielle Pereira - Flickr Creative Commons

Head over to the Explore website for a full list of destinations* - all 120 of them - that you can go to with Explore.

Adventure travel has never been easier to find and book, and when you use an Explore discount code and special offer for 2023/2024, you know you're getting a good deal as well as a fabulous experience to look forward to.

Can't find what you're looking for? Head back to our travel deals section for even more money saving offers.

Explore!Holiday finder

Back to top

Kirsten Henton

Kirsten Henton

Kirsten Henton is Weather2Travel.com's editor. Kirsten writes, commissions and edits our travel features, liaising with our contributors and ensuring copy is spick-and-span. A member of the British Guild of Travel Writers, Kirsten also freelances writing articles on travel, history and the outdoors for titles such as Scotland Magazine and BBC Travel.

Updated on Saturday 30th September 2023

Back to top

Related brands

Explore holidays in the sun for less

Back to Deals and Discounts Top ^