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

The company provided an excellent pre tour service

5.0 December 2016
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  • 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.

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

5.0 April 2016
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  • 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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Booking and customer service were good. From a child's perspective

4.0 April 2016
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  • 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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They arranged a perfect trip

5.0 May 2018
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
In quiet moments I can still hear the cathedral bells of Florence and know I will return. I owe that memory to Anna and Ross from Ormina Tours. They arranged a perfect trip, a personal journey through Florence, the hill towns of Tuscany, Lucca, Cinque Terra and a perfect end in Rapallo. They arranged everything, including just enough downtime for us to wander and dream. They took in to account folks with different interests and mobility concerns and we all went home happy. I will return to Italy and can't imagine doing so with Ormina Tours! Thank you Anna and Ross for your thoughtfulness, your incredible organizational skills and for sharing your deep knowledge of and love for Italy.
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Everything was absolutely amazing

5.0 May 2018
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
We took a tour through Tuscany with Ormina Tours. It was the best vacation we have ever experienced! The accommodations were incredible. We stayed in castles overlooking gorgeous vineyards. The food, culture, wine, breathtaking views, everything was absolutely amazing. Take me back!!! Ormina suggested various local towns to visit, tours to take, and museums to see. They made all the arrangements; buses, trains, guides. It was so easy. All we did was sit back and enjoy. We will definitely be using Ormina in the future. They were a pleasure to work with and helped us create our dream vacation. Thank you Ormina!
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An amazing

5.0 May 2018
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
LOVE LOVE LOVE Ormina Tours! They planned an amazing honeymoon to Italy and Croatia. Everything we did, every place we stayed, every experience we had was of the highest quality. In addition to the regular sites and tours (with no lines!), we also added an unforgettable cooking class experience in Tuscany. My family still makes the homemade pasta noodles and my husband and I demand “service” to refill our wine glasses while cooking. In Dubrovnik, we added an intimate boat adventure with just a few other couples. This excursion took us away from the gorgeous but touristy town to places less travelled and included swimming and cave exploration in the Adriatic, followed by the most delicious lunch. We highly recommend this team!
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Tour Ormina Tours Company Reviews

Tours 15 Trips 2 Trips
Average Trip Price Per Day $ 160 $ 641
Operator Type Group Tour Operator Custom/Private Tour Operator
Size Global Operator Regional Expert
Trip Types
  • Group Tours
  • Private Guided Trips
  • Group Tours
  • Private Guided Trips
  • Custom Itineraries
Service Level Standard Luxury
Regions
  • North America
  • Central America & Caribbean
  • South America
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Middle East & North Africa
  • Europe
  • Europe
Known For
  • Adventure
  • Eco Travel
  • Adventure
  • Luxury
Headquarters 1 Cross & Pillory Lane, Alton, England New South Wales, Australia
Year Established 1996 1997
Solo Friendly N/A N/A
Tour Languages N/A N/A
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      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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