With cities, resorts, game reserves and beautiful beaches, Southern Africa is an obvious choice for a holiday for the whole family.
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.
8 Day Ultimate Family Wildlife Experience
Chobe River Front, Okavango Delta and Savuti - Chobe National Park
This Ultimate Family Safari Experience combines three camps in areas of exceptional wildlife and scenery. Enjoy the exceptional wildlife in the Chobe & Savute Region with the highest concentration of elephants in Africa and great predators. A short light aircraft takes you to the heart of the Okavango Delta, exploration of the delta can be done on waterways by mokoro or motorboat and game viewing.
8 Day Ultimate Botswana Family Safari
Moremi Game Reserve, Okavango Delta and Hainaveld & Ghanzi Farms
From Botswana’s Okavango Delta to the arid Central Kalahari, this 8-day Ultimate Family Safari has something for everyone. Go way out into the famous Okavango Delta also known as the “Jewel of the Kalahari”, that could easily be the most pristine oasis in the world. Explore the untouched wilderness and let nature’s wonders be your inspiration to slow down and reconnect with your loved ones.
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 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.
11 Day Glamping Adventure: Route 62, Garden Route & Cape Winelands
Breede River Valley, Oudtshoorn, Plettenberg Bay, Wilderness and Wellington
Enjoy ten nights of glamping on this round trip, covering four awesome regions of the Western Cape - Robertson along the scenic Route 62, Oudtshoorn in the Klein Karoo, Plettenberg Bay and Wilderness on the Garden Route and Wellington in the Cape Winelands. Awesome for lovers of wine, nature and the outdoors. Loads of opportunities for fun activities, but also lots of time for relaxation and bonding with friends and family.
14 Day Cape Town with Garden Route and Whale Coast Glamping
Cape Town, Oudtshoorn, Plettenberg Bay and Stanford
A two week round trip from Cape Town, starting with a few nights in the Mother City to explore the wealth of nature and fun outdoor activity options on offer in and around the city, followed by a glamping trip to the beautiful Klein Karoo and Garden Route, ending with time to explore the Whale Coast. A chance to reconnect with nature and loved ones.
9 Day Glamping Adventure: Kruger & Pongola Safari
Panorama Route, Kruger and Pongola Game Reserve
Explore two of South Africa's amazing safari destinations on this 8-night glamping adventure. Stay in a luxury tent on the banks of the Sabie River in Hazyview and explore Kruger National Park as well as the spectacular Panorama Route, home to the largest green canyon in the world. Glamp on the shores of Lake Jozini in the Pongola Game Reserve and enjoy both land and water-based safari activities - an experience often compared to Lake Kariba.