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Adventure Canada vs The Family Adventure Company - Tour Companies Compared

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Rating Breakdown
Overall — 5
Value — 5.0
Guide — 5.0
Activities — 5.0
Lodging — 5.0
Transportation — 5.0
Meals — 5.0
Overall — 4
Value — 3.9
Guide — 3.9
Activities — 3.9
Lodging — 3.9
Transportation — 3.9
Meals — 3.9
Recent Reviews

extraordinary

5.0 April 2018
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Recommends
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Just came back from "Into the Northwest Passage". This trip exceeded my expectations. Learning about our Inuit people and their culture from the staff was extraordinary. Lectures everyday also about what we were seeing. Food was plentiful and delicious. I loved the daily Zodiac trips to our destinations. I now more appreciative of our Arctic and the people who live there
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Tour Adventure Canada Company Reviews

The "Into the NW Passage" 2017 voyage was outstanding

5.0 April 2018
RM
Recommends
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
The "Into the NW Passage" 2017 voyage was outstanding. Staff and resource people excellent, and food and accommodation first rate. Our evening briefings with expedition leader Chris were eagerly awaited, particularly the ice charts! Chris was a top notch leader, keeping us informed about every change and why and tirelessly working to find new outings for us when the changing ice meant we had to alter our itinerary.The trip will resonate with us for a long time. Highly recommend the company and the voyage.
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Tour Adventure Canada Company Reviews

Unforgettable experience

5.0 April 2018
M
Recommends
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Unforgettable experience, the perfect way to see remote parts of Canada and beyond. If you want more than a vacation and to explore beautiful parts of the world I recommend Adventure Canada.

Tour Adventure Canada Company Reviews

The company provided an excellent pre tour service

5.0 December 2016
A
Recommends
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
The company provided an excellent pre tour service and the information sent was accurate and useful. I would definitely look at using them again and recommend them to any family.

Tour The Family Adventure Company Company Reviews

I was very impressed with the Family Adventure company in terms of the holiday

5.0 April 2016
A
Recommends
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
I was very impressed with the Family Adventure company in terms of the holiday delivered which was exceptional. The booking and pre-holiday experience was fine although it would be better to have a specific contact to email rather than just to phone the general number with queries.
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Tour The Family Adventure Company Company Reviews

Booking and customer service were good. From a child's perspective

4.0 April 2016
A
Recommends
  • Value 4.0
  • Guide 4.0
  • Activities 4.0
  • Lodging 4.0
  • Transportation 4.0
  • Meals 4.0
Booking and customer service were good. From a child's perspective, FAC were not as welcoming. Another company we have travelled with sent a welcome pack with a travelling companion (soft toy) and activities to do while travelling. When on the holiday this company also catered more for families needs e.g. more frequent stops when travelling for food and toilets, without parents having to ask. The stops were also at more sensible times e.g. making sure there was a stop at lunch time (12.30ish), rather than early afternoon (1.30 onwards). Children (and adults) get irritable if they've not eaten making the journey more stressful.
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Tour The Family Adventure Company Company Reviews

Tours 1 Trip 15 Trips
Average Trip Price Per Day $ 0 $ 160
Operator Type Small Ship & Expedition Cruise Line Group Tour Operator
Size Regional Expert Global Operator
Trip Types
  • Group Tours
  • Small Ship & Expedition Cruises
  • Group Tours
  • Private Guided Trips
Service Level Standard Standard
Regions
  • North America
  • Europe
  • North America
  • Central America & Caribbean
  • South America
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Middle East & North Africa
  • Europe
Known For
  • 50+
  • 18 - 35
  • Adventure
  • Adventure
Headquarters Ontario, Canada, USA 1 Cross & Pillory Lane, Alton, England
Year Established 1987 1996
Solo Friendly N/A N/A
Tour Languages N/A N/A
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      About Adventure Canada

      Founded in 1987, Adventure Canada operates small ship cruise tours throughout Canada and the Polar Regions.

      What Makes Them Stand Out

      Adventure Canada brings you up close and personal with Canada’s remote, beautiful, and rugged wilderness. They specialize in the polar regions, leading explorers to the far reaches of Greenland and Labrador, Antarctica, and Newfoundland. You’ll travel by small ship and expedition cruise as you explore these incredible and countries.

      Who Travels With Them

      Their tours are suitable to a wide age range. Shore excursions vary from adventurous to mild, and they cater to numerous types of traveler. But be prepared for the chilly landscape!

      Where Do They Operate

      Their tours explore Canada and the Polar Regions, by way of Greenland and Newfoundland.

      Why Travel With Them

      They maintain strong local ties within the communities they travel through - these good relations help them provide a truly local experience for you and your tour companions. If you’re interested in learning about the local cultures, art, and history they offer several cultural tours throughout the year, in addition to their main small ship cruises.

      About The Family Adventure Company

      Founded two decades ago and based in the UK, The Family Adventure Company specializes in small group family adventure vacations. The company is now part of the global adventure travel operator Intrepid Travel, and trips are offered through Intrepid as well, allowing them to greatly expand their range.

      What Makes Them Stand Out?

      With more than 20 years’ experience, The Family Adventure Company helped pioneer the concept of small-group adventure travel for families with young children. Activities are wide-ranging, from river rafting and kayaking to cycling, sailing, camping, and wildlife viewing, all geared to the ages and interests of the family travelers.

      Who Travels With Them?

      A wide variety of families, including solo-parent, single-child, multi-generational families -- parents, children, and grandparents traveling together -- and families with teenagers. The latter have dedicated trips of special interest to teens.

      Where Do They Operate?

      Much of the world: Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the Americas.

      How Does it Work?

      No matter where you travel, The Family Adventure Company provides an English-speaking, family-friendly local leader. Lodging, transportation and activities are also included. Tours typically consist of three or four families with kids of similar ages or interests. (You can also put together your own trip with just your family or other families you’re friendly with.) Children 14 and under get a ten percent discount off adult prices; large families (over two kids) get another price break.

      Why Travel With Them?

      The award winning company offers a wide range of trips for a wide variety of families. Because they only cater to families, they know what kids like – and as any parent can tell you, nothing is more disastrous than a family tour not geared in any way to kids. The company also supports responsible and sustainable travel practices and gives back to local communities.

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