Family Holidays

Family holidays to Africa are incredibly popular, which isn't surprising when you consider the range of activities on offer for all ages, and the diverse scenery and wildlife of the continent which is sure to fire the little ones’ imaginations. There is an impressive number of family-friendly safari camps, with dedicated kid's programmes and activities – such as learning to track animals with the guides, and earning junior ranger licenses.

Which camp is best suited to your family is dependent on a number of factors and we can make recommendations based on the ages involved and what is important to your family. We can also recommend a vast selection of camps in malaria-free areas if you would prefer to avoid taking medication.

City breaks are also a good choice for families, with Cape Town topping the list of family-friendly destinations. Day trips to Boulders Beach to see the penguins, visits to the West Coast Ostrich Farm, the cheetah experience at Spier and much more are just a short drive from the city centre. You won't be short of places to stay or things to do in the Mother City. 

Africa is also home to some of the most amazing beaches in the world, which are also great for families. Most of the beachfront resorts offer excellent kid's clubs and childcare, most offer family rooms or villas for those travelling with smaller children, while also catering to the adults. A couple of days by the beach could be the perfect way to finish off your family-friendly Africa experience. 

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Holidays


From $2,800

Secret South Africa

From catching a glimpse of the big five on safari to relaxing in a boutique hideaway, before ending it in the big city of Cape Town, this luxury holiday leaves nothing behind and will create memories to last a life time. And one of the things which South Africa does best is the smaller, more personalised hotel, away from the crowds but close to the action - and this itinerary has been created to showcase such properties.

Brief Overview:

  • 3 nights Amakhala Game Reserve
  • 2 nights Plettenberg Bay
  • 2 nights Knysna
  • 3 nights Stellenbosch
  • 3 nights Cape Town
  • 2 overnight flights
From $5,995

Highlights of Malawi

Covering the major highlights of Malawi – from the picturesque Zomba Plateau and Liwonde National Park’s wildlife, to the golden beaches of Lake Malawi – this trip offers the traveller the opportunity to really immerse themselves in this fascinating destination.

From $3,160

Family Friendly South Africa

Adventure and discovery is what family travel is all about, and this itinerary features experiences that the whole family can enjoy, staying in deluxe family hotels, renowned for the warm welcome they afford children. Starting in Cape Town, with it’s diverse range of activities both on the Waterfront and further afield, this itinerary takes you along South Africa’s Garden Route – every stop a hive of action and adventure, through to the malaria-free Amakhala Game Reserve. 

Brief overview:

  • 3 nights Cape Town
  • 2 nights Hermanus
  • 2 nights Franschhoek
  • 2 nights Plettenberg Bay​
  • 3 nights Amakhala Game Reserve
  • 2 overnight flights
From $1,490

Family Beach Frolics

Family time is hard to come by these days with our clashing schedules. But have no fear, pick up the kids and spend some quality time together on the beaches of Mauritius. With plenty of activities for everyone to get involved in or simply a good book by the pool, this holiday hasn't forgotten what's important.

Brief Overview:

  • 7 nights Constance Belle Mare Plage
  • 2 overnight flights
From $3,145

Mandela Legacy Tour

Take a walk in Mandela's footsteps in this incredible itinerary. Learn about the history of this remarkable country, the life of one of the greatest statesmen in recent history and the people and places that he touched in his battle against Apartheid - a true celebration of the triumph of the human spirit over adversity.

This itinerary is only a taster of the history of this country, and can easily be extended should you have more time.

Brief overview:

  • 2 nights Johannesburg
  • 2 nights Cape Town
  • 2 overnight flights
From $3,826

KwaZulu Natal Uncovered

This exciting 14-day itinerary explores the sunny province of KwaZulu Natal. Hugging the Indian Ocean in the eastern part of the country and enjoying a sub-tropical climate, it offers a wide variety of experiences and attractions, all of which can be enjoyed year-round. Enjoy the local craft on the Midlands Meander in the heart of the Drakensberg Mountains, indulge in the history of Rorke’s Drift and Isandlwana battlefields, go in search of the Big5 on an exciting and authentic African Safari, and finally kick back and relax in the beautiful coastal resort of Zimbali.

Brief overview:

  • 2 nights Central Drakensberg
  • 3 nights KwaZulu-Natal Battlefields
  • 3 nights Hluhluwe
  • 3 nights Dolphin Coast
  • 2 overnight flights
From $6,984

South Africa: City and Safari

This itinerary showcases two completely different, but equally beautiful areas of South Africa. Soak up the city life in Cape Town, staying at the Cape Grace, a prime location and only a short walk from the V&A waterfront. Then jet off to Tswalu Kalahari, South Africa’s largest private game reserve and one which puts you in touch with nature and where conservation is their absolute priority.  This is a safari with a difference thanks to the striking natural landscape of the Kalahari.

Brief Overview

  • 4 nights Cape Town
  • 4 nights Tswalu Kalahari
  • 2 overnight flights
From $2,832

South Africa: For All The Family

Featuring deluxe family properties, a wonderful holiday which allows all generations to enjoy the best of South Africa’s fun, sun, bush & beach.

Brief Overview:

  • 3 nights Sun City
  • 3 night Cape Town
  • 3 nights Grootbos Private Nature Reserve
  • 2 nights Amakhala Game Reserve
  • 2 overnight flights
From $2,560

Ant's Nest Horse Riding Safari

This six-day safari in South Africa's Waterberg is ideal for the horse-riding enthusiast. With a range of different horses on offer, riders of all abililites are catered for, and for the non-rider there is a host of alternative activities to enjoy including cycling, game drives, bush walks or simply relaxing by the pool. This itinerary only includes one property, but we can certainly extend this for you based on your requirements. Horse-riding in South Africa is one of the most spectacular ways to safari.

Brief Overview:

  • 3 nights Waterberg
  • 2 overnight flights
From $4,425

South Africa and Mauritius

This 13-night itinerary allows you to the experience the very best of Africa’s safari and beaches, as you embark on exciting games drives to view the big 5 in South Africa before venturing on to relax on the beautiful beaches of Mauritius. Your trip will begin at the luxurious Garonga Safari Camp located in the west of Kruger National Park, one of the world’s largest game reserves, where you can spot leopard, lion, elephant, rhino and many more. Next it’s time to hit the beach as you head to Mauritius to unwind by the crystal clear waters and powdery white sandy beaches. This perfect blend of awe-inspiring experiences are ideal whether you are a couple looking for that dream romantic break, or a family after that unforgettable special holiday.

Brief overview:

  • 3 nights Kruger Private Reserves
  • 1 night Johannesburg
  • 7 nights Mauritius
  • 2 overnight flights
From $5,195

Kenya Luxury Family Safari and Beach

This luxury family safari to Kenya has been designed with younger travellers in mind.  An overnight stay in Nairobi is included so as to maximise time on safari, whilst at the same time keeping travel time down to a minimum.  A Masai Mara safari is an experience the whole family will never forget, with incredible game drives and abundant wildlife, this will be etched into memories for years to come.  You end your stay along the Kenyan Coast, where you have a whole host of activities for everyone to enjoy.

Brief Overview:

  • 1 night Nairobi
  • 3 nights Masai Mara National Reserve
  • 5 nights Mombasa
  • 1 overnight flight
From $6,610

Ultimate Family Kenya Safari and Beach Holiday

This truly is the ultimate family holiday to Kenya, taking in an incredible 6 nights on safari in some of the most amazing, game-rich parks that Kenya has to offer. Children are well looked after and a nature trail with a Masai guide is sure to be the highlight of their trip. The excitement and adventure doesn’t stop there as you then head onto the coast where there is an abundance of both water and land based activities for you to enjoy. If this all gets too much, you can just simply kick back and relax on the white sandy beaches of the Kenyan Coast.

Brief overview:

  • 1 night Nairobi
  • 3 nights Lewa Conservancy
  • 3 nights Masai Mara National Reserve
  • 5 nights Diani Beach
  • 1 overnight flight

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Accommodation

Almanara Kenya
Anjajavy L'Hotel Luxury Holidays in Madagascar
Ant's Hill South Africa
Ant's Nest South Africa
Azura Selous Tanzania
Babylonstoren South Africa
Boardwalk Hotel & Spa South Africa
Camp Jabulani South Africa
Camp Okuti Botswana
Chem Chem Lodge Tanzania
Chitwa Chitwa South Africa
Davison’s Camp Zimbabwe
Elephant House South Africa
Elsa's Kopje Kenya
Enasoit Kenya
Essque Zalu Tanzania
Fancourt Hotel South Africa
Fugitives' Drift South Africa
Gibb's Farm Tanzania
Great Fish River Lodge South Africa
Hlosi Game Lodge South Africa
Jaci's Lodges South Africa
Kanana Camp Botswana
Kaya Mawa Malawi
Kiba Point Tanzania
Kurland Hotel South Africa
Kuro Tarangire Tanzania
La Cle des Montagnes South Africa
Legendary Lodge Tanzania
Leobo Private Reserve South Africa
Lion Sands 1933 Camp South Africa
Londolozi Varty Camp South Africa
Mara House Kenya
Mombo Camp Botswana
Mushara Namibia
Nkwichi Lodge Mozambique
Okonjima Namibia
One&Only Cape Town South Africa
Onguma Namibia
Oyster Box Hotel South Africa
Riverdene Lodge South Africa
Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge South Africa
Sanctuary Swala Tanzania
Sarili Lodge South Africa
Saruni Mara Kenya
Seba Camp Botswana
Shinde Camp Botswana
Sibaya Lodge South Africa
Singita Boulders South Africa
Singita Castleton South Africa
Singita Sasakwa Tanzania
Sun City Cabanas South Africa
Sun City Cascades South Africa
Table Bay Hotel South Africa
The Country House South Africa
The Maslow South Africa
Thonga Beach Lodge South Africa
Thornybush Game Lodge South Africa
Tswalu Kalahari South Africa
Tuningi Safari Lodge South Africa
Vamizi Island Mozambique
Waterfront Village South Africa
White Pearl Resort Mozambique
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