Our own families have grown up with Africa in their blood so we're old hands when it comes to planning well researched, safe and memorable family safaris. The key lies in selecting the right guides and activities.
South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Zambia all offer excellent choices for family safari holidays.
Our Recommended Family Safaris
Discover the Island of Sao Tome$ 648
A little known island, Sao Tome is in the middle of the world! Breath taking scenery, waterfalls, black and white sand beaches, rainforests with extensive cocoa plantations.
Drop everything and get some sunshine.
Sao Tome Island, Gabon - 8 days/7 nights.
Victoria Falls Zambezi special$ 654
Enjoy 3 nights in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe in a luxury safari lodge including breakfasts, Boma dinner, sunset cruise and Tour of the Falls, plus time to explore the World Heritage site.
Victoria Falls - 4 star comfort at huge savings!
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe - 4 days/3 nights
5 Rivers Botswana safari special$ 826
Choose from 10 individual Botswana safari camps for 3 nights or more, during the secret season, to guarantee a significant saving on the cost of your luxury safari accommodation.
Travel November to March and save a tidy sum.
Botswana, Victoria Falls, Namibia - multiple safari combinations.
Kenya beach breaks$ 930
Kenya Coast - 5 days/4 nights on the Kenya Coast
A tropical paradise lapped by the rich warm Indian Ocean.
A choice of 4 nights or longer beach breaks enjoying Swahili culture, sandy white beaches and the gentle seas. The Kenyan coast stretches from Malindi in the north to south of Mombasa. A wide choice of lodges/hotels and camps are dotted along this interesting coastline with its ancient Arab history and close proximity to the wilderness safari areas where you could see the Big 5.
Zanzibar Beach Break$ 1025
Voted as one of the top 30 beaches in the world, this Zanzibar beach resort is great for families and honeymooners alike and no better way to end a challenging summit of Mt Kilimanjaro!
Location location location ...
Zanzibar Island, Tanzania - 7 days/6 nights
Quirimbas island hopping dhow safari$ 2050
Explore one tropical island to another in the awesome Quirimbas Archipelago on a traditional Mozambique dhow enjoying a snorkelling, fishing, kayaking and star gazing along the way.
Sail the Indian Ocean in a traditional dhow.
Quirimbas Archipelago, northern Mozambique - 8 days/7 nights
Victoria Falls Big Five special$ 2095
A week long safari starting in 4-star comfort in Victoria Falls followed by 3 nights deep within Hwange, Zimbabwe's biggest and best known wildlife park and home of the Presidential herd of elephants.
Discover the Victoria Falls and be amazed by Africa's wildlife
Victoria Falls and Hwange National Park - 7 days/6 nights
Classic Namibia North-east camping experience$ 2810
Windhoek, Grootfontein, Kaudom NP, Caprivi Strip - 11 days/10 nights
Prices depend on the amount of guests on each trip. We also offer private departures at 20% extra cost per person.
Set departures from Windhoek via Okahandja, Otjiwarongo and Otavi to Grootfontein. Travelling further north east to the Kaudom National Park through the heart of Bushmanland. On day 4 head for the Popa Falls and camping on the Okavango River thence into the Mahango National Park. Finally into the Bwabwata National Park and Mudumo National Park and then south back to Windhoek via the Waterberg Plateau.
Walking wild in Kenya$ 2830
A 5 night camel back safari exploring the remote valleys, hills and plains of Kenya's Lewa Wilderness with mobile and lightweight fly-camping making the most of this outdoor wonderland.
Embrace nature and walk wild with a comfortable adventure
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, Kenya - 6 days/5 nights
Southern Malawi Adventure$ 3050
Lake Malawi and Liwonde National Park, Malawi- 8 days/7 nights
One week of magic, two pristine wildernesses.
A classic combination of two iconic Malawi destinations. Liwonde National Park offers a variety of game and bird viewing by boat, foot or vehicle. Chill out at the fabled Mumbo Island after spotting wildlife, or if you want to get more active kayak, snorkel, fish or windsurf the clear waters of Cape Maclear.
Affordable Island hopping in Mauritius$ 3247
A 12 night tailor-made holiday typically includes 3 nights on Mauritius, 3 nights on little known Rodriguez Island and a further 4 nights back on Mauritius - cruising and swimming with dolphins included.
This is no run of the mill fly-and-flop winter sun break
Mauritius and Rodriguez Islands, Indian Ocean - 12 nights/13 days
Vanilla Islands Family Adventure$ 3647
Mauritius and Seychelles, Indian Ocean, 14 nights for the price of 12
Families will love this itinerary, plenty of time for relaxing at two luxurious, five-star properties, combining the highlights of Mauritius and the Seychelles. What’s more, this special price includes two free nights and a ‘child stays free’ bonus when sharing with two adults.
Zambia Explorer$ 4179
The Zambia explorer safari allows us to make use of small deluxe seasonal bush camps in the remote South Luangwa to explore and discover the regions big game and diverse wildlife on foot.
On the ground you can see, hear and feel Africa
South Luangwa National Park, Zambia - 9 days/8 nights
Tanzania migration safari$ 4200
A safari to Tanzania's Serengeti for the best of the annual migration from semi-permanent seasonal camps. Includes a visit to Ngorongoro Crater and Manyara from Arusha or Nairobi.
The great migration - regarded by many as the greatest show on earth
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania - 6 days/5 nights
Schools out - an adventurous family safari holiday$ 4511
South Luangwa National Park, Zambia - 8 nights/9 days
Take a break from school with the family for a week in Zambia.
Travel between Nov and May and save US$1400pp! You get more for your money during the green season which falls conveniently over some half term school holidays, Christmas and Easter. Game drives are tailored with children in mind and the children will spend time learning how to become a game ranger for the day, tracking on foot and identify footprints and droppings. There is no age limit for the 7 night lodge stay.
Great Rift Valley Safari$ 4716
Lake Naivasha and Masai Mara Reserve, Kenya - 8 days/7 nights
A safari to shine like a beacon in your memory for years to come.
Visiting the privately owned Oserian Wildlife Sanctuary situated in the glorious Great Rift Valley, home to prolific wildlife species. Your one week safari ends in the Masai Mara where your lodge is situated directly on the Great Migration Route near the two world famous wildebeest migration Mara River Crossings.
The price is per person sharing for 7 nights on a full board basis.
The life and soul of South Africa on safari$ 5544
Inter-act close-up with a special herd of elephant in Kapama Private Game Reserve, South Africa from a private bush home on a superb range of horses before heading to Cape Town.
Enjoy elephants, horse rides and novel adventures.
Kapama Game Reserve + Waterberg + Cape Town, South Africa - 10 days/9 nights.
Victoria Falls and Botswana$ 5966
A 10 day safari from Victoria Falls to Botswana's Chobe National Park and Moremi Game Reserve for world class wildlife viewing in one of Africa's most prolific wilderness areas.
Prolific wildlife and the magnificent Victoria Falls
Victoria Falls, Chobe National Park and Moremi Reserve - 10 days/9 nights
Discover the Spirit of Zimbabwe$ 6870
The ideal Zimbabwe safari including best wildlife reserves and World Heritage Sites. Ideal for big game from wild dog, elephant, lion, leopard, black rhino, buffalo to giraffe.
Safaris the way they were always intended!
Victoria Falls, Hwange, Lake Kariba and Mana Pools - 12 days/11 nights
Traditional safari - southern Africa$ 7751
Mana Pools, Hwange, Victoria Falls, Chobe, Okavango Delta - 13 days/12 nights
Big game viewing by vehicle, boat and plane.
The best of Africa all wrapped in one great safari. From the World Heritage site of Mana Pools on the lower Zambezi River, fly on to Hwange National Park near Victoria Falls, to share this magnificent park with the resident wildlife.
Stop in Victoria Falls before driving on to Chobe National Park and the grand finale in the Okavango Delta, Botswana.
Royal Seychelles honeymoon$ 21528
Private Islands, Seychelles, Indian Ocean - 7 nights/8 days
The best kept secret since That Dress was the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's honeymoon destination. You can experience your very own Seychelles honeymoon heaven with this holiday. Its not cheap but this romatic rendezvous on the super deluxe North Island is worth every penny.