Want to take your family on an African safari experience? From bustling big cities to small quirky towns, to the beautiful beaches and Big 5 safaris, Southern Africa has something to offer for any age.

Giraffe sighting on a family walking safari

A safari through Southern Africa can be a once-in-a-lifetime experience for both adults and children alike.  The safari lodges and coastal lodges in the area offer kids programmes for the older kids where they will immerse themselves in the surrounding areas and learn all about the animals that live there, from children-orientated game drives to safari walks to cooking classes, arts and crafts, and spoor identification, there are many activities to keep the kids busy and entertained. Babysitting services are available for young children as well.

Animal spoor tracking at Londolozi
Walking around the lodge at Kariega Game Reserve

If you looking for a more private safari experience with your family, many lodges cater to this with private villas and exclusive-use safari vehicles so that you as a family can decide on when to go out on a game drive or walking safari.

Cooking classes at Kapama
Fun in the waves at Hermanus beaches

If you are visiting a city during your stay, we have many tours incorporating fun activities and sightseeing for you and your children, from botanical gardens tours to historical tours to chocolate tastings to animal sanctuary visits and so much more.

Whether you are purely on safari, or you wish to incorporate some city touring into your holiday, African Travel Gateway will ensure that you and your family have the best family experience whilst on holiday in Southern Africa.  We have highlighted a few of our favourite family itineraries below, please speak to our consultants on how we can put together the perfect family holiday for you.

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