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Central and South America Family Vacations


  • The Galapagos is the perfect family destination

Of all the holidays you take, family vacations are the most likely to create memories that last a lifetime. Let us help you make this happen in Central & South America.

Below are sample ideas for you to consider. Like most Goway suggestions they are flexible and can be modified according to your interests, budget, and time available. Let us design a personalized itinerary that could become your most memorable family vacation.

Family Vacations

  • Incan Explorer: Cusco, the Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: See the best of the Incas’ legacy on this 8-day exploration of Peru, focused on Cusco, the Sacred Valley, and peerless Machu Picchu. Featuring lively markets, ancient ruins and private guides to help lead the way, it is an essential journey for intrepid Globetrotters.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ On Request
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Family Vacations, Private Experiences
    Peru See Trip Details
  • Wonders of the Galapagos Islands

    FIRST-CLASS | SMALL GROUP: Explore volcanic landscapes and spot incredible wildlife on an adventure to the Galapagos Islands. Staying on Santa Cruz Island, you’ll head on day trips to explore this magical archipelago. You’ll spot giant tortoises in the highlands, hike along volcanic beaches full of iguanas and penguins, and experience the stunning biodiversity of this island chain.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,256
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Family Vacations, Small Group Touring
    Ecuador See Trip Details
  • Essential Colombia: Bogota & Cartagena

    FIRST-CLASS | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Embark on this 8-day Colombian vacation, combining the lively spirit of Bogota with the Caribbean beauty of UNESCO-listed Cartagena. Explore historic sites like Plaza Bolivar and the Botero Museum, savour local craft beers, and engage in the traditional game of Tejo. Discover Cartagena's rich history, explore San Felipe da Barajas fortress and embrace the lively local lifestyle.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,176
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Bucket List Travel Ideas, Family Vacations, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Colombia See Trip Details
  • Costa Rica Family Escape: Tortuguero & Arenal

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: The natural wonders of Costa Rica are a thrill to curious and inquiring minds of all ages. On this incredible adventure, you’ll explore the canals of Tortuguero, sample handmade chocolate, tour the jungle canopy in Arenal and much more.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,898
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Family Vacations, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Costa Rica See Trip Details
  • M/V Galapagos Legend Cruise: 5 Days

    FIRST-CLASS | CRUISE: Sailing aboard the M/V Legend - a family-friendly, 100-passenger vessel that will take you through the Galapagos Islands - discover the unique landscapes and species that makes this region a haven for nature lovers. All aboard!
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,763
    Trip Type:
    Cruises & Sailing, Family Vacations
    Ecuador See Trip Details
  • Brazil Complete: Rio de Janeiro, Iguassu Falls & the Amazon

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Experience the delights of beautiful and exotic Rio de Janeiro, the thrill of mighty Iguassu Falls, marvel at the Meeting of the Waters on a short 3-night cruise on the Amazon River and later stay in the jungle capital of Manaus.
    Duration:
    12 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,914
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Family Vacations, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Brazil See Trip Details
  • Machu Picchu & the Galapagos

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Combine two of South America’s (and the world’s) greatest landmarks on one itinerary! After exploring Lima, spend a few days in the Sacred Valley of the Incas and tour spectacular Machu Picchu, then head to Quito and connect to the Galapagos Islands to discover fascinating landscapes and incredible wildlife.
    Duration:
    12 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 5,550
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Multi Country Vacation Ideas, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Peru See Trip Details
  • Wonders of the Galapagos & Peru

    FIRST-CLASS | SMALL GROUP: Explore two of South America’s most iconic destinations on this convenient 11-day vacation. After a brief stopover in Guayaquil, connect to the Galapagos Islands to follow in the footsteps of Darwin. Later, you’re off to Peru where you'll explore the capital of Lima, the Sacred Valley and, finally, indomitable Machu Picchu.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ On Request
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Classics (Bestsellers), Family Vacations, Small Group Touring
    Peru See Trip Details
  • Ecuador and the Galapagos for Explorers

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Discover cloud forests and volcanoes, architectural and cultural treasures, and witness the wonders of the Galapagos on an expedited yachting adventure as you are welcomed to ‘Primavera Eternal’.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 8,264
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Cruises & Sailing, Family Vacations, Private Experiences, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Ecuador See Trip Details
  • Incredible Ecuador: Cloudforest and Cotopaxi

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: See the highlights of the Ecuadorian mainland on this week-long vacation. Explore Quito, home to the best-preserved colonial centre in South America, visit the Equator, go birdwatching in the Mindo Cloud Forest, and hike the foothills of indomitable Cotopaxi Volcano.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,106
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Family Vacations, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Ecuador See Trip Details
  • Argentina Top to Bottom: Buenos Aires, El Calafate & Iguassu Falls

    MODERATE | TAILOR-MADE: Experience the amazing contrasts of Argentina on this immersive adventure. Begin in its sophisticated capital, Buenos Aires, exploring colourful and historic neighbourhoods, then fly to Patagonia to El Calafate, home to the awe-inspiring Perito Moreno Glacier, and finally push north to take in dramatic and breathtaking Iguassu Falls.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,319
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Classics (Bestsellers), Family Vacations, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Argentina See Trip Details
  • Tierra Chile Top to Bottom

    DELUXE | TAILOR-MADE: Chile is a stunning country from one end to the other. Embark on a unique journey to experience north and south, Atacama and Patagonia, taking in some of the most tantalizing and visually impressive landscapes in the world along the way.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 5,344
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Family Vacations, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Chile See Trip Details
  • Costa Rica Wonders

    MODERATE | TAILOR-MADE: It's the perfect introduction to Costa Rica. Explore the slopes of Arenal Volcano, venture through the cloud forests of Monteverde, and enjoy days of leisure on the beaches of Manuel Antonio.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,627
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Family Vacations, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Costa Rica See Trip Details
  • Belize Jungle & Beach Experience

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Stripping back to the basics, this weeklong escape to Belize captures two of the country’s most valuable natural assets. Begin your adventure either in the jungle or on the beach, with time at leisure to devote to the activities that interest you the most.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 938
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Beach & Island Escapes, Family Vacations, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Belize See Trip Details
  • Awasi Lodge Iguassu Falls Argentina: Stay of Distinction

    Head into the Atlantic Rainforest to stay at the exclusive Awasi Lodge Iguassu Falls. At this 5-star luxury lodge, you’ll enjoy breathtaking accommodations that blend into the surrounding jungle and explore the rainforest to see tropical birds, discover hidden ruins, and admire the mighty Iguassu Falls, the largest waterfall system in the world.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,474
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Family Vacations, Stays of Distinction
    Argentina See Trip Details
  • Baby Inca Trail

    Trekkers short on time should try the Baby Inca Trail. Enjoy the authentic trail and see the ruins of Machu Picchu via the Sun Gate without the physical exertion of the traditional trek.
    Duration:
    2 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,224
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Family Vacations, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Peru See Trip Details
  • Colours of El Salvador

    El Salvador is the smallest country in Central America, but well worth visiting. Here you can enjoy beautiful beaches, colonial towns, Mayan sites, volcanoes and meet wonderful people.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,171
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Single Friendly, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    El Salvador See Trip Details
  • Galapagos Family Safari Camp

    Escape on the ultimate family getaway to a luxury safari camp in the Galapagos Islands. Staying at the Galapagos Tented Safari Camp, you and your family will explore the archipelago, cross volcanic landscapes, and spot exciting and beloved animal species like Galapagos penguins, blue-footed boobies, and Giant Tortoises.
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 6,721
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Beach & Island Escapes, Family Vacations
    Ecuador See Trip Details
  • Galapagos Island Hopping

    DELUXE | TAILOR-MADE: Explore the world-famous Galapagos on this island-hopping journey by land. Combining island stays with day trips, you’ll explore volcanic landscapes and snorkel through tropical waters, spotting incredible wildlife like whitetip reef sharks, marine iguanas, and giant tortoises along the way.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,503
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Family Vacations, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Ecuador See Trip Details
  • Guyana in Living Colour

    Experience the vibrant colours and natural highlights of Guyana on this jungle adventure. Start in the capital Georgetown and venture to the mighty waterfall of Kaieteur Falls. Then fly south to Rupununi to go on jungle hikes, explore the Iwokrama Canopy Walkway, and search for Toucans, Giant River Otters, and elusive Jaguars.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,158
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Bucket List Travel Ideas, Family Vacations, Small Group Touring
    Guyana See Trip Details
  • Hakuna Matata Amazon Jungle Lodge

    Tena is the ideal destination for nature and adventure enthusiasts, Hakuna Matata Lodge is perfectly settled in 150 hectare’s of private land only 3 hours away from Quito. Built on the shores of the crystal-clear Inchillaqui River, Hakuna Matata Lodge is a haven beautifully set among the Andes and the Amazon.
    Duration:
    3-4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 866
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Family Vacations, Safaris Worldwide
    Ecuador See Trip Details
  • Napo Wildlife Reserve

    Leave the city behind and escape to an eco-community in the depths of the Amazon Rainforest. Staying at a luxury eco-lodge in Yasuni National Park, you’ll explore one of the most biodiverse ecosystems on the planet and spot incredible animals, from colourful macaws to golden mantle tamarin monkeys to giant otters.
    Duration:
    4-5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,089
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Family Vacations
    Ecuador See Trip Details
  • Spring Break Costa Rica

    Central America’s rainforest wilderness is ready to lift your winter blues.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,240
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Family Vacations, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Costa Rica See Trip Details
  • World of the Maya: San Salvador to Guatemala City

    The World of the Maya has many faces crossing many countries: El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, and Belize. Join this journey of discovery through the heart of Mayan civilization.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,817
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Family Vacations, Single Friendly, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    El Salvador See Trip Details
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