For some people it can be a bit daunting travelling solo. Sometimes other people aren't available to come and travel with you when you really need to get away from it all and need to go off, explore the world, take a break and relax. That's why gay group trips are so amazing – you are able to join a group of other LGBT travellers who are in exactly the same position! Not only that but the trips are specifically designed to cater to what LGBT holidaymakers want to do and where they want to go, often incorporating gay-only hotels, gay nightlife, gay tour guides/skippers, gay tours and more. Everything is planned for you, you'll meet lots of new people, see some incredible destinations and most of all you'll have lots of fun! Whether you are a beach lover, history buff, adrenaline junkie or health and fitness enthusiast, we have compiled a list of the best gay group trips!
South Africa is the most gay friendly place to visit in Africa and is extremely welcoming and hospitable to tourists. This gay group trip takes you to all of the key places you need to see, starting off in the cosmopolitan capital of Cape Town where you can visit the gay beaches, go shark cage diving, visit penguin colonies, visit Robben Island and more! It'll then take you up through the Winelands where you will sample the finest reds, whites and bubblies and exquisite gastronomy before heading to a safari in Kruger Park! You'll be able to see lion, elephants, buffalo, rhino and many more as you explore the National Park before finally ending in Johannesburg – the largest city in the country.
Greece is one of the most beautiful, historic and luxury places on Earth and this gay group trip allows you to see it in all its glory. Start in historical Athens taking in sights such as the Acropolis and the Parthenon and other Ancient Greek ruins. You'll move on to Milos – one of the lesser known Greek islands and also one of the most untouched and unspoiled – where you'll find beautiful beaches, coves and bays. From here, it's time to visit the famous island of Santorini where you'll experience the most stunning sunsets over the volcanic caldera as well as more postcard-perfect stretches of beach. You'll also visit the island of Mykonos where you'll find gorgeous white-washed Cycladic architecture sprawling down the cliffs and amazing gay nightlife before finally ending back in Athens.
This gay group trip to Costa Rica is one for the adventure lovers and adrenaline junkies and packs in as much as you could want from a trip to this incredibly diverse country. Start in the capital city of San Jose before exploring Arenal which is famous for its very active volcano and stunning scenery. There'll be plenty of opportunities to go zip-lining, hiking up the volcano and visiting hot spring waterfalls in the jungle. You'll experience staying in a private jungle villa in either Guanacaste or Las Aguas where you'll be able to explore the jungle from the heart of it as well as taking in the gay-popular Manuel Antonio which is full of gay beaches. Here you'll be able to enjoy life on the beach and enjoying the diverse wildlife consisting of sloths, monkeys, reptiles and birds.
One of the most popular holiday destinations in recent years has been Thailand, and it's no surprise why! Explore this fascinating country on this gay group trip that takes you from the hustle and bustle of the capital Bangkok to lesser-known treasures and some of the most beautiful places the country has to offer. You'll discover the inspiring Khao Yai National Park where you'll go glamping underneath the starry night sky, discover waterfalls, dramatic cliffs and diverse wildlife before heading to Railay in the south for time relaxing on the beach, enjoying great food, snorkelling, diving and meeting new people. From here, you'll head to Phuket where you can find the nightlife Thailand is so famous for, a fabulous gay beach, wild monkeys everywhere and much more before returning back to Bangkok. Those who want to go for longer than 12 days can opt to stay for 15 with an extension taking in the former capital of Ayutthaya with its awe-inspiring ruins and an animal refuge centre in Petchaburi!
Start in Las Vegas before heading to the Grand Canyon National Park where you'll be wowed by the towering, jagged rock formations that dominate the skyline – it is here that you'll embark on a gay group trip white-water rafting down the Colorado River. Along the way back you'll experience choppy river rapids, Anasazi Indian ruins, hot springs, stunning geological rock formations and much more. This trip is one of the most popular gay group trips and often includes dates for Men Only and Women Only boat trips as well so ideal for a lesbian group trip too. Choose this trip if you enjoy a challenge and want to indulge in the holiday of a lifetime.
Enjoy a gay group trip full of culture, history and surreal natural beauty as you cruise down along the Amazon River enjoying the wondrous Amazon Rainforest and all of the lives that live and thrive off of this unique ecosystem. Stay in a luxurious 44-passenger, colonial style vessel as you experience the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lima, monkey, toucan and macaw habitats deep in the rainforest, swimming with pink dolphins, and visiting local villages learning about the culture of the people and how they live off of the rainforest. After cruising the Amazon, you'll take a train to the lost city of the Incas, Machu Picchu – one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Explore the mysterious remains of this lost civilisation and learn the theories on one of the most mysterious historical finds ever.
For sun-seekers, beach lovers and those who love being on the water, we also have gay sailing trips all over the world. These fabulous, relaxing gay group trips take you out sailing on the open waters of some of the most gorgeous destinations in the world. Often run by a gay tour guide, gay skipper and gay cook, you'll sail with other gay men taking in each of the best locations in each destination whilst travelling on luxurious yachts. We offer gay sailing trips to places such as the Seychelles, Thailand, Greece, Croatia, the Bahamas, Italy, Mexico and more!