Take your family on this 7-Day Family Holiday through the African bush and its beautiful beaches.  Your journey will begin and end in Johannesburg, South Africa.  You will have exclusive use of a game lodge in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve within the Greater Kruger National Park in South Africa and enjoy time on the beautiful beaches of southern Mozambique. With activities on offer for the whole family - this will be a holiday to remember. 

Itinerary at a Glance:
Arrive at Johannesburg International Airport
3 nights at Jacis Sabi House
3 nights at Machangulo Beach Lodge
Return to Johannesburg International Airport


Day 1 – Johannesburg to Sabi Sand Game Reserve (Jacis Sabi House)

Upon arrival at Johannesburg Airport, you and your family will be transferred to the other side of the airport to check in for your charter flight to the Sabi Sand Game Reserve. The Sabi Sand Game Reserve forms part of the Greater Kruger National Park area, with an abundance of wildlife this is truly a wonderful safari destination.  You will be transferred from the airstrip to Jacis Sabi House where you and your family will have exclusive use for the next 3 nights on a fully inclusive basis.

Jacis Sabi House Lounge area

Jacis Sabi House is an exclusive-use private house within the Sabi Sand Game Reserve.  There is room to accommodate up to 6 guests.  Each room is furnished tastefully bringing in elements of the surrounding bush.  The garden is fenced providing a safe area for the children yet has beautiful views of the river.  You will have access to a private guide, private game vehicle and meals prepared by your in-house chef.

Jacis Sabi House Bedrooms
Relaxing Verandah at Jacis Sabi House

Days 2 & 3 – On safari in Sabi Sand Game Reserve

Before or after breakfast you will head out on a game drive with your private guide, or a game walk.  Spend your afternoons lazing by the pool and enjoying the house and head out on a late afternoon/evening game drive.  Sabi Sand Game Reserve is home to the Big 5 so be sure to keep an eye out for them on your safari. 

View of the river from Jacis Sabi House
Sunset game drives

Day 4 – Sabi Sand Game Reserve to Mozambique (Machangulo Beach Lodge)

This morning you will be transferred back to the airstrip in time for your charter flight back to Johannesburg, upon arrival you will check in for your next flight to Mozambique.  Upon arrival at Maputo International Airport, you will be transferred to the Maputo Marina where you will board your water transfer to Machangulo Beach Lodge where you will be spending the next 3 nights on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis.  Situated on a secluded peninsula surrounded by nature reserves, Machangulo Beach Lodge is ideal for families and couples and is sure to provide peace, tranquillity and a bit of adventure. Each room at Machangulo has gorgeous views of the ocean and surrounding scenery, with all the amenities you will need.

Machangulo Beach Rooms
Relax at the beach spa at Machangulo

Day 5 & 6 – Machangulo Beach Lodge, Mozambique

The next few days are yours to spend at leisure and completely immerse yourself in the magic of Mozambique. There are plenty of activities on offer to keep yourselves and your family busy, from snorkelling, strolls along the beach, and dhow (traditional sailboat) trips in the bay, to just relaxing on the beaches and at the lodge.
The sun-kissed beaches and turquoise oceans create the ideal backdrop for that special family holiday.

Paddle Boarding
Traditional Dhow Cruise

Day 7 – Mozambique to Johannesburg

Today you will be transferred by boat and road to Maputo International Airport in time for your flight to Johannesburg.  Upon arrival at Johannesburg International Airport, you will continue your onward journey will wonderful memories of your family holiday.

Tour Costs

Please note this is quoted in ZAR for the South African portion and USD for the Mozambique portion. Costs are based on a family of 4 (2 adults and 2 children), this trip can cater for 6 people – prices as per below.

6 Jan 2023 – 19 Dec 2023

Family of 4:
R211,220 per family
$2,550 per family
Extra per person for up to 6 people:
R39,240 per person sharing
$830 per person sharing

20 Dec 2023 – 5 Jan 2024

Family of 4:
R228,690 per family
$2,900 per family
Extra per person for up to 6 people:
R44,185 per person sharing
$970 per person sharing

6 Jan 2024 – 19 Dec 2024

Family of 4:
R224,030 per family
$2,922 per family
Extra per person for up to 6 people:
R40,386 per person sharing
$976 per person sharing

20 Dec 2024 – 5 Jan 2025

Family of 4:
R244,390 per family
$2,922 per family
Extra per person for up to 6 people:
R45,811 per person sharing
$976 per person sharing

Rates Include:
03 Nights accommodation on a fully inclusive basis at Jacis Sabi House (All meals, snacks, tea/coffee, local and premium drinks, twice daily game viewing activities)
03 Night’s accommodation on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis (Machangulo Lodge)
Road transfers as per itinerary
Return flights as per itinerary:
Johannesburg – Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Johannesburg – Maputo

Rates Exclude:
International flights
Airport Tax
Visas if required
Premium spirits, cocktails, wines and champagnes
Travel Insurance (recommended)
Activities at Machangulo Beach Lodge
Items of a personal nature

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