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South Africa has fast become one of Africa’s most popular safari destinations. From the premier game viewing of the <a style="color:#f2b618;" href="https://www.imaginetravel.com/imagine-africa/holiday-destination/south-africa/places/kruger" target="_blank">Kruger</a> and malaria-free options in <a style="color:#f2b618;" href="https://www.imaginetravel.com/imagine-africa/holiday-destination/south-africa/places/madikwe-and-northwest" target="_blank">Madikwe</a> and the <a style="color:#f2b618;" href="https://www.imaginetravel.com/imagine-africa/holiday-destination/south-africa/places/eastern-cape" target="_blank">Eastern Cape</a>, to riding safaris in the <a style="color:#f2b618;" href="https://www.imaginetravel.com/imagine-africa/holiday-destination/south-africa/places/waterberg" target="_blank">Waterberg</a> and getting off-the beaten-track in the <a style="color:#f2b618;" href="https://www.imaginetravel.com/places-to-stay/tswalu-kalahari-reserve-south-africa" target="_blank">Tswalu Kalahari Reserve</a> – there is truly something for everyone. Here we give our lowdown on all that South Africa has to offer safari-wise – now all you have to do is decide which one(s) will suit you best!
One of the best ways to take in the spectacular scenery that South Africa has to offer, rail travel couldn’t be further from a daily commute in the luxurious surroundings of <a style="color: #f0b51c;" href="https://www.imaginetravel.com/places-to-stay/rovos-rail-south-africa" target="_blank">Rovos Rail</a> and the <a style="color: #f0b51c;" href="https://www.imaginetravel.com/places-to-stay/the-blue-train-south-africa" target="_blank">Blue Train</a>. Here we give you the lowdown on what to expect and what separates these two outstanding experiences.
South Africa is without doubt the most family-friendly country in Africa and offers a wide-range of experiences to suit all ages and interests. From an exciting malaria-free safari to exploring the beautiful <a style="color: #f2b618;" href="https://www.imaginetravel.com/imagine-africa/holiday-destination/south-africa/places/cape-town" target="_blank">Cape</a> to the warm Indian Ocean beaches along the <a style="color: #f2b618;" href="https://www.imaginetravel.com/imagine-africa/holiday-destination/south-africa/places/garden-route" target="_blank">Garden Route</a>, we can help you put together the perfect holiday for your family. Here we give our rundown on our favourite spots for families to get you started.
Madikwe Safari and Cape Town Family Holiday
Madikwe and Cape Town
Enjoy a family safari in the malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve - South Africa's fourth largest game reserve. Then head to Cape Town for a week 'next door' to the V&A Waterfront, with its backdrop of magnificent sea and mountain views.
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Enjoy a family safari in the malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve - South Africa's fourth largest game reserve. Then head to Cape Town for a week 'next door' to the V&A Waterfront, with its backdrop of magnificent sea and mountain views. Explore this fascinating city from the comfort of your rental vehicle, which gives you the freedom to see the sights at your own pace.
Day 1 - 2 : London to Johannesburg
Check in for the overnight flight from London to Johannesburg
Days 2 - 7 : Madikwe and the northwest, South Africa
Stay at Tuningi
On arrival into Johannesburg, you will be transferred to the malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve. Spend five nights at Tuningi Safari Lodge, with all meals and game viewing activities (open vehicle game drives and nature walks) included. Enjoy game drives and nature walks in the Madikwe Game Reserve. Madikwe Game Reserve is spectacular big game country. The wildlife viewing has become some of the best in Africa with infamous ‘Big Five’ all resident plus the sought after African Wild Dog.
Days 7 - 14 : Cape Town, South Africa
Today you will be transferred back to Johannesburg to fly to Cape Town. On arrival into Cape Town you will collect your rental car and drive to Cape Town's Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, where you will spend the next seven nights in a classic two bedroom apartment at Waterfront Village, on a self-catered basis. Spend your time exploring Cape Town – take a cable car up Table Mountain, visit historical Robben Island, see the penguins at Boulders Beach, visit Cape Point... Plus, the picturesque Winelands and whale watching in Hermanus (seasonal) are a short drive away.
Day 14 - 15 : Cape Town to London
Drop off your rental car and check in for your flight home. Fly overnight to London.
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From £2,200 per person
Includes car rental, transfers, accommodation, activities and meals as above. Excludes international flights.