Do I need to be a super fit mum or dad to enjoy a family activity holiday?
Moderate fitness levels are required. If you are a stranger to exercise, its best to discuss the activities with our help team before booking.
What are the fitness requirements to join your active family holidays in Europe?
Travellers must be moderately fit to book and participate on an active holiday. Families should not book adventure holidays without fully communicating their own or any of their family members: health, fitness and behavioural issues, which could impact their ability to take part in any given activity. Understanding our clients challenges or disabilities, is a process for our family adventure company to create safety for you and your family. It is not a process for discrimination.
What happens if my family has failed to communicate our health notes prior to travel?
If this is not communicated prior to booking, the decision whether you or any of your family members can or cannot participate on an activity will be decided by our operations manager or your local tour leader. If Green World Holidays decides that an activity is not suitable for you or one (or all) of your family members, our decision will be final and without refund. Our family adventure holidays are sold as a package not on an individual activity basis. Your safety is our number one priority. Do note, one parent must accompany children under 18 years of age to do activities.
Do I need to be able to swim to join your multi active holidays ?
Yes. But you don’t have to be a strong swimmer. With all our water sports experiences, life jackets will be given.
Diets, Allergies & Food incl.
Do you cater for food allergies on your family activity holidays?
We cannot guarantee a 100% nut or allergy free kitchen, where food is included in an itinerary. However we do take your allergies very seriously and communicate your needs & risks to kitchen staff. Call and have a chat with us, it’s best to have an open & helpful conversation.
Are there options for Vegan, Vegetarians, Gluten free, Pescatarian
As long as you communicate your dietary needs to us on your booking form, we will prepare the correct meals.
How many gala meals are included during a weeks stay?
For every adventure week, we always include one Welcome meal and a farewell meal. Two different restaurants. 3 course meals. Drinks are not included and must be paid on the spot.
Are flights included in your family activity week packages ?
No. Our families prefer to control their own flights, so they can choose seat numbers and check-in online. Find in our menu, a helpful flight search tool.
Can you name the popular airlines flying to Croatia?
Easy JET, Wizz Air, Jet2, British Airways, Ryan Air, Croatian airlines and Norwegian Airlines. They all have direct routes. Find in our menu, a helpful flight search tool.
Can I fly to Dubrovnik and Zadar, to get to your Split adventure bases?
It’s possible yes. Do call us to discuss the pros/cons of doing so.
Can you name the popular airlines flying to Slovenia?
Easy JET, Wizz Air, British Airways. Find in our menu, a helpful flight search tool.
If we don't fly to Ljubljana for your Slovenia adventure. What are the alternatives airports?
Zagreb (Croatia), Venice & Trieste (Italy), Graz (Austria). For a supplement charge, we can collect from these airports.
Is there WiFi?
Yes your accommodation will offer free Wi-fi. Connection speeds vary. If you are expecting to bring your office on holiday, we suggest you bring extra 4G dongles though for 100% reliability.
What level of comfort would you describe your accommodation?
We would describe all the accommodation we use as: 3 stars, clean, comfortable.
Do I need mosquito repellent?
In Croatia you will and is best to bring something for the apartment and maybe a spray at night time. The hinderance of mosquito’s isn’t really a big problem in Croatia, but we do advise you to bring something. Staying in the capital of Slovenia, in Ljubljana, mosquito bites are quite rare.
Is there air conditioning?
Yes, this is included.
Are there washing facilities on-site?
There are paid washing facilities on-site. It’s inexpensive. So pack less and do a small wash during your stay.
Should I take out insurance before travelling?
Yes. It’s part of our booking terms & conditions that you must have ‘travel’ and ‘activity’ insurance when making a booking with our company. This insurance must cover all aspects of the booking you have made with us, and for the duration of your travel dates. We only offer river rapids with Grades 1-3.
Is there a minimum age for multi active holidays in Europe?
Every country has their own set of laws. Our family activity holidays have a minimum age requirement. The age of your children is relevant to the activities we organise.
We have a mix of ages in our family, does that effect the suitability?
No. The ages of your children will not alter the speed of the water rapids or the routes we take. As long as your family are the minimum required age you will be fine. All ages love the activities, regardless if 12 yrs or 20 yrs old.
Do you provide child minders?
No. Our family adventure holidays in Europe are designed to bring children and parents together.
What are the best type of holidays for teenagers?
The best type of holiday for teenagers has to be an activity holiday. Keep teens active and disconnected from their phones. Joining teenager family activity holidays allows parents to be with their children, but without the need for shadowing them. They’ll be socialising with their peers, as there will be so many other like-minded families. This means parents can have a relaxing time abroad as well.
What travel companies organise family adventures that focus on teenagers?
Green World Holidays creates incredible teenage activity holidays in Europe; which are designed to combine authentic travel experiences with fun activities for the whole family. There are trips are not exclusive too teenagers, but heavily focused to this market.
Do teenagers actually enjoy being active and trying water sports?
Simply put, YES. The wonderful feedback we receive from parents each season; always reassures us we are still providing the right formula; which is basically balancing of thrills & spills, sociability and chill time! Often we hear, ‘it was the best family holiday ever!’
Where is the best place for a family activity holiday in Croatia?
In order to make teenage kids & parents happy you need a special formula & we believe we have found it in our adventure bases in Podstrana and Brač Island. Both of these places offer great fun for the kids with many fun-filled activities but on the other hand also a very stress-free zone for the parents and the proximity of Split for a little bit of culture and sightseeing makes them a great option. Thankfully our clients also agree with us each summer!
What are the best areas in Croatia for family holidays?
The best area for family holidays in Croatia is the Dalmatian region. It offers multiple destinations that are perfect for a family activity holiday. Rivers like Cetina and Zrmanja that offer water-based holidays, plenty of beautiful islands like Brač island that guarantee a perfect holiday and many mountains to hike around and escape the city rush. It is also not as commercial as the Dubrovnik area and certainly way more affordable to feed & water hungry teenagers!
Are credit cards widely accepted in Croatia?
I would say yes and no, it all depends in which part of the country you are going to travel and how rural it is. In general cards are accepted but cash is preferred by locals. In most towns and cities you will find plenty of ATM machines to withdraw KUNA (their local currency).
Is it easy to travel in Croatia?
Croatia is very easy to travel once you arrive. There are plenty of bus lines (intercity but also local bus lines), ferry lines to the islands and the highway system is brand new in case you are going to hire a car.
What is the weather like in Croatia during July & August?
Usually the weather in Croatia in July & August is hot. With temperatures around 35 C. This makes Croatia in summer an ideal destination in Europe for active family holidays.
Is Slovenia a good choice for a family activity holiday?
Slovenia is one of the hidden gems in Europe and a country that should be on everyone’s bucket list. Located in Central Europe, Slovenia is only a few hours away from the UK. Mountains, rivers, beautiful cities and lakes are more than enough to have an incredible active family holiday that you will remember for a very long time.
Is it easy to travel in Slovenia?
It is very easy to travel in Slovenia especially because it is not a very big country so driving over there is one of the best things to do, rent a car and go and explore this beautiful country. In case you don’t prefer to drive while on holidays the railroad system is developed extremely well and connected with neighbouring countries like Italy, Austria, Hungary and Croatia. There are also numerous bus lines in between the cities in Slovenia but also for the rest of the major European cities.
Is Ljubljana a good base for an active family holiday?
Ljubljana is a great base for an active family holiday. Ljubljana is the capital city of this gorgeous little country and located perfectly in the middle of it. If you want to go rafting on the Sava river, kayaking on Krka river, visit the iconic Lake Bled or Postojna Cave all of this is a stone throw away from Ljubljana. The other great thing about being based in the capital is an enormous choice of restaurants, different cultural events and many bars where you can relax after a long day out in nature.
Are there Vegan restaurants in Ljubljana?
In case you decide to go meat-free while on holidays or if you prefer vegan and vegetarian food, the choice of vegan restaurants in Ljubljana will not disappoint you. Loving Hut, Taman Organic,Fari´s and many other places in Ljubljana will be more than enough to enjoy great vegan food there.
Are credit cards widely accepted in Slovenia?
Credit cards are widely accepted in Slovenia but it is always good to have a little bit of cash with you. Exchange offices and ATMs are available in every corner of the country so you won’t have any problems with finding them. Slovenia is EUROS.
Is Slovenia a GREEN country?
Slovenia is a country that can proudly say that they recycle everything, especially in the capital city of Ljubljana that was also declared the Green Capital of Europe in 2016. The modern waste facility that was built in Ljubljana recycle 98% of the capitals waste and those as most Europeans know are impressive numbers. Such a green country when it comes to the landscape but also a very GREEN country when it comes to waste management; mind set and cultural beliefs.
What is the best time to visit Slovenia for a family holiday?
Slovenia has two sides, one is the gentle summer one and the other side is the cold winter one. What do you like more, all the benefits of a summer holiday with a gorgeous Adriatic coast and nice beaches with plenty of fun summer activities on numerous rivers or do you prefer snowboarding and skiing in the Julian Alps and many other mountain resorts that Slovenia is full of. Are you a summer person or a winter one? Either way we are here to help.