REI Family Adventures

REI Family Adventures are the perfect way to introduce your kids to the world of discovery and to active outdoor exploration.

REI Family Adventures are the perfect way to introduce your kids to the world of discovery and to active outdoor exploration. These unique itineraries have been crafted from the top down with kids in mind by choosing destinations and activities that are bound to delight and satisfy young, curious minds and high energy levels. While each day is full of guided experiences, there's also plenty of time for the serendipitous and the magic of the moment. Our carefully selected guides are dedicated to making your trip not only great fun but the most memorable of family vacations. In addition, most of our Family Adventures offer discounts to kids under 18 years of age at the time of travel. Learn more about REI Family Adventures.

REI Flash 18 Pack

Kids get an REI day pack — Kids traveling on our Family Adventures will receive an REI day pack for their adventure! Kids age 8-17 will receive the REI Flash 18 Pack (while quantities last, colors may vary). REI Adventures Tips for Traveling with Kids

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Africa Trips

South Africa & Botswana Safari Family Adventure

South Africa & Botswana Safari Family Adventure

  • Days: 11
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 2
  • Activity: Hiking, Snorkeling, Sea Kayaking, Wildlife Safari

New trip! Leave home far behind and take your family on the ultimate vacation to Africa! This itinerary, especially designed for the entire family, is loaded with wildlife watching, hiking, kayaking, snorkeling, and more. South Africa and Botswana are the perfect place for an adventure your family will never forget.

Tanzania Classic Safari Family Adventure

Tanzania Classic Safari Family Adventure

  • Days: 9
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 1
  • Activity: Wildlife Safari
  • Minimum Age: 6

Imagine the thrill your family will experience when viewing lions stalking a herd of impala, a cheetah springing into action, or a baby elephant suckling its mother. In nine very full days we explore Tanzania's premier wildlife parks.

Asia Trips

Thailand Family Adventure

Thailand Family Adventure

  • Days: 10 or 13
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 2
  • Activity: Hiking, Biking, Kayaking, Zip-lining
  • Minimum Age: 8

Families will hike, bike and paddle from bustling Bangkok to the northern adventure wonderland of Chiang Mai. Canoe down the River Kwai, camp out in the jungle at a luxury tented camp, bike among Buddhist temples, zip line through the rain forest, plant trees as part of a local reforestation project and more! Join us for the Sea Kayaking Phuket extension as we kayak and swim among the giant limestone cliffs, caves, tropical islands and sandy beaches.

Europe Trips

Greek Islands Family Adventure

Greek Islands Family Adventure

  • Days: 7
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 2
  • Activity: Hiking, Kayaking, Swimming
  • Minimum Age: 8

Our new Greek Islands Family Adventure takes us from Athens to two of the most beautiful islands in the Aegean Sea—Mykonos and Santorini. Hike past ancient ruins, kayak by white sand beaches, and swim in the clear blue waters.

Latin America Trips

Amazon Basin & Galapagos Islands Family Adventure

Amazon Basin & Galapagos Islands Family Adventure

  • Days: 10
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 3
  • Activity: Hiking, Rafting, Snorkeling, Sea Kayaking, Biking
  • Minimum Age: 8

This adventure is chock-full of family fun, from rafting and hiking in the jungles of the Upper Amazon to watching the famed wildlife of the Galapagos Islands. Enjoy kayaking and swimming in turquoise waters, hiking near active volcanoes, biking through tortoise highlands and more.

Costa Rica Family Adventure

Costa Rica Family Adventure

  • Days: 8
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 2
  • Activity: Hiking, Paddling, Canyoning, Zip-lining
  • Minimum Age: 8

A tropical paradise specially crafted for families — paddle an outrigger canoe, zip across the rainforest canopy, rappel down waterfalls, swim in volcanic hot springs.

Machu Picchu Family Adventure

Machu Picchu Family Adventure

  • Days: 7
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 2
  • Activity: Hiking, Rafting
  • Minimum Age: 8

For many kids (and adults as well), the name "Lost City of the Incas" conjures up images from postcards or history books of mysterious ruins floating in a sea of mist and surrounded by towering peaks. Our exciting itinerary offers an opportunity to turn this ephemeral imagery into a lifelong memory of discovery and adventure for the entire family.

North America Trips

Family Zion & Bryce Hiking – REI Signature Camping

Family Zion & Bryce Hiking – REI Signature Camping

  • Days: 5
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 3
  • Activity: Hiking, Camping
  • Minimum Age: 8

Our new and exclusive REI Signature Camps at Zion and Bryce Canyon feature the best REI camping amenities and provide outstanding access to the parks' great hikes and sights for an exceptional Zion and Bryce Family adventure as only REI can provide.

Family Zion Hiking Weekend – REI Signature Camping

Family Zion Hiking Weekend – REI Signature Camping

  • Days: 3
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 3
  • Activity: Hiking, Camping
  • Minimum Age: 8

Our exclusive REI Signature Camp at Zion Canyon features the best REI camping amenities and provides outstanding access to the park's great hikes and sights for an exceptional Zion Family Weekend adventure that only REI can provide.

Grand Canyon Havasu Falls Family Adventure

Grand Canyon Havasu Falls Family Adventure

  • Days: 7
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 3
  • Activity: Hiking
  • Minimum Age: 8

Award Winner! A classic family vacation, the Grand Canyon is right on top of everyone's list. Spend a week in a remote and incredibly beautiful part of the Canyon near famed Havasu Falls, camping, exploring, swimming and relaxing.

Great Smoky Mountains Family Backpacking Adventure

Great Smoky Mountains Family Backpacking Adventure

  • Days: 3
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 3
  • Activity: Backpacking
  • Minimum Age: 9

Experience the magic of the Great Smoky Mountains on this backpacking adventure designed specifically for families with children ages 9 and up. We'll carry all we need comfortably on our backs as we take our time enjoying this loop hike among old growth Hemlock and Spruce trees along streams, pools and cascading waterfalls. Spend the weekend with REI Adventures creating family memories to last a lifetime in one of our National Parks where the scenery and resources are protected, and nature is allowed to run its course.

O.A.R.S. Rafting

O.A.R.S. Rafting

  • Days: 2 to 4+
  • Activity Level: Varies
  • Activity: Rafting
  • Minimum Age: Varies

REI Adventures and Outdoor Adventure River Specialists (O.A.R.S.) bring you over fifteen itineraries on nine different rivers from half-day floats to weekend and longer trips.

San Juan Islands Family Adventure

San Juan Islands Family Adventure

  • Days: 5
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 3
  • Activity: Sea Kayaking, Cycling, Hiking
  • Minimum Age: 8

Washington's San Juan Islands are the ideal destination for a memorable family vacation. We'll hike, bike and paddle some of the islands' best routes, learn about amazing marine mammals and interact with live sea creatures at university labs. After each day's activity, relax in our deluxe tent-cabins and Roche Harbor hotel (+1 night island camping).

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