Specialist Holidays


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

Crete Rediscovered

Island Holidays re-introduces Crete to its 'Featured Favourite' destinations

by Libby 10/07/2014

First for St Helena for 500 years

Pallid Harrier spotted on South Atlantic island

by Libby 24/04/2014

Orkney 2014

Second departure available.

by Libby 20/03/2014

Aurora Borealis from Iceland

A recent spectacular aurora borealis display photographed by our tour leader.

by Libby 14/03/2014

Amazing New Swimming Pool

Our regular hotel on the Isles of Scilly now has a brand new pool.

by Libby 11/03/2014

Snowy Owls back in Shetland

There was a lot of excitement in Shetland last month with the first Snowy Owl to be seen for several years.

by Libby 07/03/2014

Sri Lanka - it's back!

After its 9 year absence from our programme we're offering a new Sri Lanka birding tour for January 2015.

by Libby 03/03/2014

Shetland - as it really is

BBC 1 screened a two-part crime drama based in Shetland. Personally I found it really disappointing.

by Libby 12/03/2013

Falklands Vote

Falkland Islanders have confirmed that they are and want to be British! In an enviable turnout of 92%, an amazing 99.8% voted in favour.

by Libby 12/03/2013

Scilly - last minute chance

We've just had a cancellation so we've got a space

by Libby 04/03/2013

New Iceland tours

A new itinerary for Iceland and its islands in summer and a brand new short winter break in "The Land of Fire and Ice" have been introduced for 2013.

by Libby 17/11/2012

Falklands in the news

2nd April is an important day for so many people who remember loved ones they lost in the Falklands Confllict which started 30 years ago - both here in the UK and in Argentina.

by Libby 02/04/2012

Azores 2012 - new date

Our next visit to The Azores will be in September 2012.

by Libby 01/02/2012

St Helena airport confirmed

The remote island of St Helena in the South Atlantic is finally going to get its airport.

by Libby 04/11/2011

The Frozen Planet

Did you see the first episode of David Attenborough's new series - The Frozen Planet - last night?

by Libby 27/10/2011

Faroes 2012

Remote but accessible, the Faroe Islands lie in the North Sea equidistant between Shetland and Iceland (give or take!).

by Libby 06/10/2011

25 years of Island Holidays

An expedition cruise round the Scottish Islands will celebrate Island Holidays' 25th anniversary next summer.

by Libby 15/09/2011

Last chance - possibly ever!

There is very little prospect of the wonderful Royal Mail Ship St Helena going all the way from Cape Town to the UK ever again after October.

by Libby 18/07/2011

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