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Long haul: Where is best for your family?

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Is the temptation of once-in-a-lifetime wildlife experiences, silky sands and glistening seas making you think about a long-haul holiday for your family? With so many fantastic places to explore, it can be difficult to decide exactly where to go. Take a look below to find out where is best for your family!


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Thrill-seekers, animal lovers and culture vultures alike are drawn to Borneo's wonderful tropical jungles, stunning coastline, crystal-clear waters, incredible coral reefs and enticingly peaceful traditional villages.

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Families will love: visiting the Orangutan Rehabilitation Sanctuary and Sun Bear Conservation Centre; scuba diving in tropical waters; visiting the Gomantong Caves; mountain biking; zip-lining; a rainforest boat trip and taking part in a tree planting programme!

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South Africa

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From the majestic city of Cape Town to the iSimangaliso Wetland Park and the vast safari reserves in the eastern regions, South Africa is the perfect long-haul destination for families to experience a bucket list holiday!

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Families will love: game drives to encounter the ‘Big 5’; hiking up Table Mountain; visiting a cheetah care centre; cultural experiences at a rural Zulu village; snorkelling at Kosi Bay; visiting the city of Durban and going in search of hippos and crocodiles during a river safari!

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Costa Rica

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The saying ‘good things come in small packages’ was made for Costa Rica! The pristine landscape offers tropical beaches, volcanoes and rainforests bursting with a spectacular variety of wildlife.

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Families will love: zip wiring between the treetops high in the rainforest canopy; horseback riding; jungle glamping; the Las Pumas Wildlife Rescue Centre; visiting two volcanic national parks; wildlife boat trips; paddle boarding and rainforest canyoning!

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The Galápagos Islands

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The Galápagos Islands are quite simply a unique place on Earth. Famous for their incredible wildlife they are full to the brim with remarkable scenery, fascinating history and exciting family adventures.

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Families will love: visiting the three islands of San Cristóbal, Isabela and Santa Cruz; making a stop at the Charles Darwin Research Station; hiking an active volcano; snorkelling and sea kayaking with marine life; meeting giant tortoises and a boat trip to Kicker Rock!

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Photography by Borneo Dream, South Africa Tourism.

Read 1907 times Last modified on Tuesday, 18 June 2019

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