Special-interest holidays worldwide
Island Holidays
Established 1987

The Polar Regions

Whether in Antarctica or the Arctic, expedition voyages take you to remote, unspoilt places with amazing scenery, wildlife and history. Island Holidays offers both land-based holidays and expedition cruises. View our Arctic and Antarctic expedition cruises


South Atlantic Islands

We're talking about some of the most remote places on Earth – St Helena (to which we offer both fully guided tours and independent travel), the Falkland Islands and Tristan da Cunha to name but a few. View our South Atlantic Islands cruise holidays

Featured Favourites

Over many years Island Holidays has been offering fantastic birding, wildlife and history themed holidays, some of which have stood out as being really very special. Some are close to home, some far-flung, all of them favourite! View our favourite guided holiday destinations


How to Book

If you wish to make a booking with us, our preferred method of contact is the phone. But please read all your booking options below. Our contact details are:

Making a Booking

  • It's advisable to call or email us prior to completing a booking form to ensure that there is availability on the holiday.
  • You can download a booking form from our website (see right) or, if you prefer, we can send it by email or as a hard copy by post.
  • Complete the booking form and send it to us by email or by post.
  • You will find the amount of the deposit against the tour on the web page. For expedition voyages it is 20% of the cost of the voyage (which obviously varies according to cabin type).


  • The preferred payment method is bank transfer. Cheques are also acceptable. We regret we no longer accept payment by card.
  • The total cost of your holiday must be paid at least 10 weeks prior to departure.

Download our booking form and read our booking conditions prior to making your reservation.

The majority of the holidays and flights on this website are ATOL Protected. Please read our details about ATOL prior to booking.

Our Postal Address

Island Holidays
PO Box 26317
Scotland, UK

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