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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



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Island Holidays Supporting Falklands Conservation

We will be donating £400 per booking from our January 2020 tour.

by Libby 02/06/2019

Experience the 2021 Solar Eclipse In Antarctica

Not only that but the ships will also visit the Falkland Islands and South Georgia.

by Libby 29/06/2018

A Very Special Book

“Bobby the Birdman” is a delightful volume which demonstrates the extraordinary gifts of this modest islander who captured so many hearts not only in Britain but wherever his travels took him.

by Libby 01/09/2017

New Falklands Tours and Cruises

Highlighting our Falkland Islands programme for 2018/19.

by Libby 31/07/2017

St Helena Aiport Opening Postponed

A further delay due to safety concerns over difficult wind conditions.

by Libby 27/04/2016

First Landing at St Helena's New Airport

Calibration flight from Angola touches down.

by Libby 16/09/2015

Final Voyages of the Royal Mail Ship

A new airport opening on St Helena will see the end of an era with the Royal Mail Ship being withdrawn from service in 2016.

by Libby 23/06/2015

Galapagos - We Decided to Return

We found the right partner to operate in Galapagos!

by Libby 12/02/2015

20% Reduction on Spitsbergen Cruise

Do your bit for the Arctic environment and earn yourself a reduced cabin rate by helping clean up the shores of Spitsbergen in August 2015.

by Libby 07/10/2014

Watch This Space…

We’re currently working on two tours, one of which is a new approach to a regular destination and the other a re-run of what was a hugely popular holiday.

by Libby 05/09/2014

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