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Adventure and nature vacations

For you, nature is a playground. Cliffs are great for hiking and for telling legends. Jungles are just as beautiful when you soar above them as when you simply get lost in them. You like swimming in lakes, especially if they hide mythical creatures (yes, you, Loch Ness Monster). And if you’ve already stopped reading this because you’re off paragliding in the jungles somewhere, then that confirms it: you are an adventure and nature lover.

Read on to find out where you can hike it, dive off it or plunge into it in the South, Europe and Canada.

How do you like your adventure and nature vacation?

Backpacking solo or straying off the beaten path with a guide? Browse through all the different ways you can taste adventure and nature in our destinations in the South, Europe and Canada.

Duo packages: one trip, two destinations

Why choose between nature and culture? Our Duo packages give you the best of both worlds.

What would you like to do at destination?

Looking to spend most of your time under water or on land? Choose your favourite activity for your adventurous vacation and jump in

  • Travel green

    You don’t have to sleep in a tree house in the jungle to help save the planet. How can you play in nature while travelling responsibly? We have some simple tips and certified eco-friendly hotel partners in the South.

    Find them here

Multi-city packages in Europe

Is your heart torn between several destinations? With our multi-city packages, explore them all!

  • Wonders of Croatia

    Package inclusions

    Flights 14 Nights 14 Meals Transfers* Bus Ferry Dom. Flight

    From its medieval Upper Town to its lively Lower Town, Zagreb abounds with treasures that are sure to captivate you. More details >

    Flights    Zagreb   

    *Restrictions apply.


    Wonders of Croatia

Looking for more multi-city packages that blend nature with adventure? Discover them on the web page of your South or Europe destination.

  • Tips from our vacation experts

    What makes Transat employees vacation experts? Follow webmaster Ariann to Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit as he shows us the best spots to surf, dive and hike through tropical forest.

    Join Ariann’s adventures

Jungle adventures, underwater explorations, legendary climbs: right this way to our thrilling excursions in the South and Europe. Book your excursions with your travel agent or by calling 1-866-322-6649. Some excursions can be purchased online at the time of booking, during the "Options" step of the reservation process.

Adventure and nature excursions

Exhilarating exploits
  • Liberia, Costa Rica

    Class 3 & 4 White Water Rafting

    Duration: 6 hours

    Guanacaste’s top rafting spot, Cross 10 km of class III and IV rapids through tropical forest (no experience is needed).

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  • Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

    Extreme Adventure

    Duration: 6 hours

    This tour offers the most activities packed into one fun-filled day of a adventure.

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  • Samana, Dominican Republic

    Zip Line & El Limon Waterfall

    Duration: 7 hours

    Combine a half day of visiting the El Limon waterfall with the adrenaline and excitement of our 10 ziplines located at Juan Vicente.

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  • Roatan, Honduras

    Gumbalimba Park

    Duration: ½ day

    Oopt for a park visit to explore Roatan’s flora and fauna, hold monkeys and parrots in your arms and discover a cavern where pirates used to hide.

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Legendary sights
  • Costa Rica

    Carara National Park & Crocodile River Cruise Combo

    Hike through Carara National Park. Marvel at more than 1,400 varieties of plants and trees and many species of animals.

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  • Croatia

    Plitvice Lakes National Park

    Duration: 1 day

    Enjoy a guided tour of this UNESCO World Heritage Site!

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  • Scotland

    Loch Ness, Glen Coe and the Highlands

    Duration: 12 hours

    On the way to the Highlands, discover the Forth Bridge. Grab a bite in Pitlochry before crossing Cairngorms National Park.

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  • Ireland

    Cliffs of Moher

    Duration: 13 hours

    Enjoy this full-day tour to one of Ireland’s 7 Wonders – the amazing Cliffs of Moher!

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Climbs and dips
  • San Jose, Costa Rica

    Arenal Volcano Tour & Hot Springs

    Don’t miss the mystical beauty of Arenal. Enjoy magnificent views of the volcano from suspended bridges while keeping an eye out for wildlife unique to Costa Rica.

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  • El Salvador

    San Salvador Volcano & Coatepeque Lake

    Duration: 1 day

    Hike around the rim of El Boqueron, the massive crater of the San Salvador Volcano.

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  • Riviera Maya, Mexico

    Tour Cenotes Paradise

    Duration: 3 hours

    Discover the natural wonders of the Yucatan peninsula.

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  • Cancun, Mexico

    Rio Secreto

    Duration: 6 hours

    Set off on a memorable journey through the crystal museum that is Rio Secreto. The history of our planet is written in the myriad geological formations.

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Tropical forays
  • Montego Bay, Jamaica

    South coast adventure

    Duration: 8 hours

    Drive through the mountains to the other side of the island, where you stop at Black River, the longest navigable river in Jamaica.

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  • Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

    Marietas Islands Snorkeling Beach & Saling

    Duration: 7 hours

    2 major Pacific Ocean currents create an area incredibly rich and abundant with marine life.

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  • Huatulco, Mexico


    Duration: 8 hours

    Go on a mountain adventure through the Sierra Madre.

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  • San Jose, Costa Rica

    Monteverde: Cloud forest experience

    Duration: 1 day

    Discover the tropical rainforest by embarking on a zip-lining adventure or navigating a network of suspended bridges.

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