Parents these days are seeing the value and importance of quality family time away from the trappings of technology-filled lives. The wildlife safari reserves in Africa are a combination of a playground and schoolroom for children and adults alike. A family-friendly & even orientated African Safari provides the ideal platform for families to bond and share “once in a lifetime” experiences. It is rich, not in neon-lit malls, but in wildlife, scenery, cultures and safe, adventurous fun for the whole family. Africa is appealing to multi-generational families because unlike computer games, a safari game drive will captivate granddad as well as your 12 year old!
Imagine watching baby elephants splash each other at a waterhole… or following a pride of lions as they hunt. Hear the call of a Bushbaby after sunset… or watch a leatherback turtle lay her eggs. Learn to identify animal tracks… or learn to beat an African drum. What about riding an ostrich or tracking a cheetah? Paddle a canoe quietly upriver or hurtle down the white water on a raft. Sample delicious African cuisine after horse riding alongside a herd of giraffe. Be enchanted by African fables around the camp fire and learn to identify the southern star constellations. Read More
There are destinations to suit your family’s interests, age range and travelling style. See the Big Five in the Sabi Sand and the Kruger Park or witness the migration in the Masai Mara and the Serengeti. Go gorilla trekking in the jungles of East Africa. Choose from the malaria-free game reserves in the Eastern Cape or the Madikwe. The mighty Victoria Falls offers fun adrenalin enhancing heli flips and elephant back safaris. Explore the lagoons, forests and beaches of the Garden Route. Go whale and dolphin watching or shark cage diving in the Cape. Play on Cape Town’s beaches and climb Table Mountain. Be awed by the vibrant colour, dance and history of the Zulu kingdom. Climb the highest sand dunes in Namibia. Take lots of photographs to remember the special moments together.
The luxury of our African Family Safaris is not in the sumptuousness of your suite, it is the knowledgeable guide, the pristine setting and watching your children have a life changing experience. Luxury is also knowing that you are in excellent hands – that all transfers and connections will be arranged. That smiling, friendly people will assist you every step of the way on our Family Safaris.
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This vacation can be enjoyed by the whole family in one of Africa’s iconic destinations. Arrive in Nairobi and spend 2 nights acclimatizing at the Southern Sun Mayfair. Fly to Samburu Reserve and enjoy 2 nights at the Samburu Intrepids Club. Transfer to the Great Rift Valley Lodge and spend 2 nights exploring the area. Read More
A classic 10 day African bush & beach vacation. Arriving in Johannesburg you board a flight to Kruger International. Transfer to the authentic Nottens Bush Camp in the heart of the Sabi Sands Reserve. A 4 night stay with twice daily game drives means great opportunity for Big 5 sightings. Fly back to Johannesburg and Read More
An 8 day family friendly land and water safari in Southern Africa. Flights from Johannesburg direct to the Kruger Park. A 3 night stay at Richard Branson’s luxury Ulusaba Rock Lodge which caters beautifully for families, so you can relax while your kids have fun on Safari. Direct flights from Kruger to Mozambique and a light Read More
13 days exploring East African icons. Overnight at Macushla House before departing for the Masai Mara. Spend 2 nights at the Mara Serena Hotel. Enjoy fantastic game viewing. Stop overnight at the Great Rift Valley Lodge en-route to Amboseli. Spend 2 nights at the Amboseli Serena Lodge. Drive to Manyara National Park and overnight at Read More
The ultimate 8 day Big Game Safari Itinerary. Overnight at Athol Place in Johannesburg on arrival. Then fly directly into Ulusaba Private Reserve for 3 nights at Ulusaba Rock Lodge - with spectacular panoramic views and the Big 5! Air transfer to the Kapama Reserve for a 3 night stay at the private, owner run and managed, Camp Jabulani for a once in a lifetime elephant interaction and safari experience.
An 11 day self-drive family vacation. Start in Johannesburg with an overnight stay at the Peech Hotel before driving to the Kruger National Park. Stay at Honeyguide Khoka Moya Luxury Tented camp for a 3 nights. Drive to Savanna Private Reserve in the Sabi Sands for 3 more nights of Big 5 viewing. Fly from Kruger directly to Cape Town and spend 3 nights in a luxury apartment enjoying Cape Town's Highlights.
This 9 day family vacation accommodates the whole family on some amazing properties with plenty for everyone to do. A 2 night stay at the Radisson Hotel in the Cape Town Waterfront with your private guide to take in Cape Town Highlights. Car hire for a scenic drive down the Garden Route. 2 nights at Read More