One of the world's most wondrous experiences in one of the earth's most fantastic places! Our partner, Oceanwide Expeditions, will be positioning three of their fleet to give the very best opportunity to experience this phenomenon.
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Purveyor of Dreams
Welcome to Island Holidays, a personally run, specialist tour operator which I've been operating since establishing it in 1987. We offer relaxed special-interest holidays for small guided groups and also, using our superb network of contacts worldwide, offer independent birding, wildlife and natural history holidays.
For many years we have offered a high number of tours. Now we have decided to specialise in certain areas - notably the South Atlantic Islands with southern Africa and the Polar Regions - the Arctic and Antarctica. But there are so many wonderful places which we still want to offer now and again and these are found in our 'Featured Favourites' section.
NewsExperience the 2021 Solar Eclipse In Antarctica Not only that but the ships will also visit the Falkland Islands and South Georgia. Second Departure for Shetland and Fair Isle Extra 2018 date added due to high demand - book early! Flights to St Helena - The Wait Is Finally Over Scheduled flights to St Helena from Johannesburg to commence in October 2017. View all Island Holidays news…
Latest tour updates
- Greenland Cruises 2019 detailed itineraries now available
- Falklands-only Cruise 2019Incl. Steeple Jason, Carcass & Saunders
- Chile & Falklands 2019 Flying Punta Arenas to the Falklands
- South Atlantic Odyssey 2020 dates, prices & itineraries now available
- Shetland & Fair Isle 2019 Tour leader update: Jon Dunn
- NEW Northern Norway 2019 whale-watching & northern lights
Some of our destinations
Upcoming holidays in 2019
- Islay Winter Break birding, wildlife, history & culture
- Northern Norway Whale-watching & northern lights
- Sri Lanka birding tour + other wildlife & heritage
- Antarctic Peninsula Basecamp Voyages – PLA28
- Antarctic Peninsula OTL30 & PLA27
- Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctic Peninsula OTL31
- Antarctic Pen. & Polar Circle PLA29