With cities, resorts, game reserves and beautiful beaches, Southern Africa is an obvious choice for a holiday for the whole family.
Still not sure about what to do or where to stay?
Southern Africa is known for its diverse natural landscapes, family-friendly game lodges and rich cultural experiences for the whole family to enjoy. Many game lodges and resorts boast child orientated programs and there are plenty of activities for older children to do. With the kids taken care of, activities such as Cape Town’s wine tours are perfect for parents!
Check out our family packages, which perfectly combine different attractions to make the perfect family holiday, or get in touch for tailor-made packages.
THE GARDEN ROUTE, A scenic stretch of the South African coastline in the southeast of the country, The Garden Route is an ideal destination for any adrenaline junkie, adventure seeker or nature lover. Explore Cango Caves, hike through the indigenous forests at Tsitsikamma, or enjoy the immaculate beaches and breath-taking coastlines of seaside towns like Plettenberg Bay.
MOZAMBIQUE has recently added stand-up paddleboards to its repertoire of water sports. This is a fun activity that the entire family can enjoy!
BOTSWANA and ZIMBABWE allow you to enjoy a safari holiday with the family along the where children are entertained at game lodges with activities like tracking and learning about the smaller creatures of the bush, learning how to pole a mokoro in the Okavango Delta, climbing a termite mound, joining Bushmen trackers on walks, learning to make their own bows and arrows, and joining safaris.
KWA-ZULU NATAL is the perfect holiday destination for a multi-cultural experience steeped in sensational beaches, soaring peaks, and everything in between!
22 Day Best Of South Africa Family Holiday
Johannesburg, Madikwe Game Reserve, Port Elizabeth, St Francis Bay, Knysna, Oudtshoorn, Hermanus, Stellenbosch & Cape Town
This three week itinerary is ideal for families wanting to enjoy an extended and relaxed time in South Africa and cover some of the country's top highlights. Included is a malaria-free Big Five safari in the Madikwe Game Reserve, some beach time in the Eastern Cape and a few days to explore the Garden Route, Little Karoo, Whale Coast and the Cape Winelands.
16 Day South Africa Luxury Family Holiday
Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve, Cape Town, Franschhoek, Whale Coast, Oudtshoorn & Plettenberg Bay
12 Day Sun City, Garden Route & Cape Town
Sun City, Knysna, Oudtshoorn & Cape Town
Visit the incredible Sun City resort, an entertainment mecca offering world class restaurants, entertainment venues, leading golf courses and safari activities. Travel along the scenic Garden Route, a stretch of coastline with dramatic river cut gorges, beautiful beaches, rocky headlands and deep tangled forests. Explore the bustling Mother City, learn about the city's culture and history, breath in the fresh air of the Cape Peninsula.
9 Day Luxury Wonders Family Safari
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, Chobe River Front & Khwai Community Area
Introduce your children to some of the wonders of Southern Africa: the magnificent Victoria Falls, the Chobe River and National Park and the Okavango Delta. This package includes carefully selected lodges and camps which are child friendly and offer special programs and activities for kids, designed to develop in them a love for the African bush.
9 Day Okavango & Moremi For Young Explorers
Moremi Game Reserve & Okavango Delta
An opportunity to fully explore the Okavango Delta, staying in a combination of luxurious and more rustic camps. Game drives in the Moremi Game Reserve, a walking safari in one of the great untamed wildernesses of Africa, exploration of the delta waterways by mokoro or motor boat and game viewing, including night drives, on a private concession. This safari is also great for families.
10 Day Namibia Family Camping Adventure
Naukluft Mountains, Swakopmund, Twyfelfontein, Etosha South, Etosha East & Waterberg Plateau National Park
This Family Adventure is a safari that has been specially designed for families with small children. The minimum age on this itinerary is 5 years and there is a discounted price for all children 12 years and under. We try to keep the driving distances down to a minimum and to include as many sites as possible that will appeal to adults and children.
8 Day Machangulo Indian Ocean Family Getaway
Machangulo Beach Lodge, in the South of Mozambique offers blissful barefoot luxury. Untouched African beaches, untamed nature and luxurious service come together to create extraordinary holiday experiences. Situated in a truly unique location on a beautiful secluded peninsula it is the easiest accessible lodge in Mozambique with a plethora of activities for the whole family.
6 Day Coral Lodge Idyllic Beach Escape
Coral Lodge is a unique beach retreat situated within the untouched Varanda reserve in Northern Mozambique. The lodge lies only a short distance from the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ilha de Moçambique. This exclusive beach retreat, comprising only ten villas, has been tastefully designed combining the latest in luxury and comfort with the authentic feel of Mozambican style. The beach villas are ideal for couples or honeymooners.
10 Day Beach & Mountain Resort Break
KwaZulu Natal North Coast & uKhahlamba Drakensberg Mountains
A relaxed family holiday in Kwa Zulu Natal, with time at two of the highlights of the region - the Indian Ocean beaches and the Drakensberg Mountains. The Zimbali Resort, is a tranquil retreat offering the utmost in stylish comfort, unrivalled views of the Indian Ocean, seven restaurants and three outdoor pools. The Cathedral Peak Hotel mountain resort offers an extensive range of outdoor activities.