Venture to the southern tip of Africa for a family vacation that will provide memories to last a lifetime.
South Africa is a very inviting family destination. The country offers a great diversity of attractions and activities that will appeal to kids of all ages. From the wide-eyed toddler to the adventure-seeking teen, we have something that will entertain the curiosities of all young travelers.
We understand that families have very distinct needs that often span a few generations. Therefore, while we have two dedicated family tour itineraries, we are happy to custom build an itinerary that complements the needs of your particular group.
Explore one of South Africa's most diverse provinces on a compact family adventure that also includes a safari in the Kruger National Park.
A family vacation discovering the highlights of South Africa's Western Cape will prove exhilarating and memorable for young and old alike.
This affordable four star family holiday offers a comprehensive introduction to South Africa, from Pilanesberg Game Reserve to Cape Town.
A combination of breathtaking thrills and exclusive five star accommodations that will undoubtedly prove the luxury family vacation of a lifetime.
With its abundance of malaria-free safari areas, South Africa is the ideal destination for a family safari. Private game reserves like Madikwe, Shamwari, Marataba and Welgevonden offer luxurious lodgings, while Pilanesberg and Addo offer more affordable yet nevertheless fruitful and rewarding safari experiences with prime Big Five game viewing.
Many of the safari lodges in the above-mentioned reserves are aimed specifically at families and offer special programs for children. Elsewhere in the country, many hotels and guest houses in the Garden Route and Cape Town offer family-oriented accommodations, while Sun City is a veritable paradise for children to have fun and parents to unwind.
There are so many adventures to enjoy with your family in South Africa. Observe the wonder on your child's face as they meet an elephant up close, learn about marine life while exploring the underwater magic of the Two Oceans Aquarium, wander into the subterranean depths of the Cango Caves, spot dolphins at sea or learn how to track animals by following their spoor.
After the Kruger National Park, Addo Elephant National Park is South Africa's prime Big Five game reserve. Located in the Eastern Cape province - a malaria-free wilderness region - the park is ideal for more budget-friendly overland family safaris. Addo is a great choice if you are already enjoying a tour of the Garden Route and do not want to venture too far for your safari experience.
The Drakensberg mountain range forms the eastern portion of Southern Africa's Great Escarpment, and is truly breathtaking to behold. A wealth of activities exist to entertain families who relish the outdoors. From leisurely hiking trails to ancient San rock art sites to horse riding across this undulating landscape, enjoy a family break from the everyday intrusions of technology.
The Cape winelands is also a great destination for families who enjoy outdoor adventures. While wine tasting may be limited to the adults in your party, many esteemed wine farms offer grape juice, chocolate or cheese tastings for the little ones - a fine way to foster young connoisseurs! Strawberry picking is also popular in the summertime, and scenic hiking trails abound.
South Africa's 'Kingdom of Pleasure' is a paradise for children - particularly those with wild imaginations! Based around a fictitious legend of an ancient 'lost city', Sun City's unique architecture, waterparks, game arcades, petting zoos and exhilarating outdoor activities will satisfy every child's entertainment demands, and ensure that parents have ample leisure time for themselves.
The Pilanesberg Game Reserve in South Africa's North West province comprises a malaria-free wilderness ideal for family safaris. In addition, it is but a stone's throw from the Sun City Resort, which makes it a fine complement to a tour that combines both family fun with Big Five game viewing. Pilanesberg offers both budget-friendly and more luxurious family-appropriate accommodations.
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