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We invite you to experience our unique selfdrive fully catered 4X4 adventure tours & 4X4 overland expeditions in the most beautiful locations. Join us and explore the best off-road tracks, feast on our delicious full catering including evening BBQ braai's and enjoy wild outdoor adventure activities!

Perfect for the whole family  and all capable 4X4's with low-range.

Make your next holiday an action packed and exhilarating fully fun filled ACTIVE 4X4 ADVENTURE!

Morocco 4X4 Expedition

Best of the unspoiled and remote wilderness areas, through the Rif Mountains and the Cedar Forests, over the High Atlas Mountains, en route to a crossing of the Sahara Desert, followed by a staggering ascent of the Anti Atlas Mountains

Hotels: Jan & Dec 2025

Camping: Mar, Apr & Oct 2025

Fully Catered Morocco 4X4 Overland Expeditions

Alps 4X4 Adventure

Breathtakingly stunning mountain scenery, provides the backdrop to this fabulous circuit of the French and Italian Alps, travelling slowly in a relaxed style, making for the perfect family holiday adventure, always enjoyed by young and old

22-31 Jul 2024 & 21-30 Jul 2025

Fully Catered Alps 4X4 Adventure Tours
Fully Catered Provence 4X4 Holiday Tours

Provence 4X4 Holiday

Fabulous unique new fully catered 4X4 family adventure holiday tour, located in the heart of Provence adjoining the magnificent Gorge du Verdon and the enticing Lac du Sainte-Croix, featuring plentiful spectacular 4X4 off-road driving

7-11 July 2025

Fully Catered Pyrenees 4X4 Adventure Tours

Pyrenees 4X4 Adventure

Traverse the entire length of this glorious range of mountains, from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic, keeping to the wild Spanish side, enjoying the best campsites found in Europe, along with outstanding outdoor adventure sport activities

10-19 Jun 2024 & 9-18 Jun 2025

Fully Catered Algeria 4X4 Overland Expeditions

Algeria 4X4 Expedition

An intrepid expedition deep into the Algerian Sahara, through the Hoggar Mountains, the Tassili n'Ajjer and focussing on the rock art and archaeology of the Tadrart

(Prequalification requirements apply)

10-24 Feb 2025

Andalucia 4X4 Overland

Located in the foothills of the glorious and beautiful Sierra Nevada mountains, our route delivers every imaginable variant of wilderness terrain, through some of Spain's most spectacular natural parks and nature reserves

21-30 Oct 2024 & 8-17 Sep 2025

Fully Catered Andalucia 4X4 Adventure Tours
Fully Catered Sahara 4X4 Overland Expeditions

Sahara 4X4 Expedition

This long-range desert expedition takes you deep down south, way beyond the Draa Valley, following old Dakar Rally tracks through the interior, and returning north along a wreck-littered Atlantic coastline, well suited to all intrepid explorers

18Nov-2Dec '24 & 10-24 Nov '25

Portugal 4X4 Adventure

Explore the beautiful and diverse natural environment, through the interior of this fascinating country, from Sagres on the south west coast to Braganza in the far north east, crossing some wide rivers and steep mountains on the way

12-21 May 2025

Fully Catered Portugal 4X4 Adventure Tours
Fully Catered Botswana 4X4 Wildlife Safaris

Botswana 4X4 Safari

If you want to experience the very best that Southern Africa has to offer, then this unique fully catered 4X4 wildlife safari will suit you perfectly, with an emphasis on close-up big game viewing of the Big 5 in their natural bush habitat

16-30 August 2024

Fully Catered Massif 4X4 Adventure Tours

Massif 4X4 Overland

Come and enjoy an exhilarating 4X4 adventure through the lovely rural environment of south central France, which uniquely features exciting river rafting on the Allier, as well as kayaking through the famously spectacular Tarn Gorge

16-25 September 2024

Fully Catered Namibia 4X4 Wildlife Safaris

Namibia 4X4 Safari

Located primarily in the Himba homeland of the Kaokoveld, and also taking in impressive parts of Ovamboland, where we explore the world renowned Etosha National Park, the countryside is just as impressive as the wildlife

11-25 August 2025

“I have just returned from my first trip with Barrie in my 20 year old Defender. I have immediately booked to go to Morocco in April of 2023! Portugal was my first 'overland' experience though I've been green laning in the UK for over 20 years. To say that I was impressed is a massive understatement. Barrie was professional from the moment I enquired about the trip until the moment we said goodbye in Portsmouth. Barrie made the whole 'overland' experience amazing from dawn to dusk. It was a true adventure and he made me feel part of something special and extraordinary... the like of which you read about in magazines and books and dream of but until you've actually done it you have no idea. Barrie's years of experience really do count! The catering is amazing and you can just focus on driving and having fun. Nothing is too much trouble. I would recommend Barrie and Active 4X4 100%. I have nothing but dust, mud and smiles as I think back to the last two weeks. Best trip of my life, and I've been all over the world. Barrie is a legend!” Malcolm Brown                                                                                                                                                              more reviews

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