Explore cosmopolitan Cape Town and sample the delights of the beautiful Winelands before embarking on a road trip along the scenic Route 62 and joining the world-renowned Garden Route ending with a malaria-free big five safari in the Eastern Cape.
South Africa for… families
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 Cape to the warm Indian Ocean beaches along the Garden Route, 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.
Our top 5 properties for families in South Africa
Set in extensive grounds with tennis courts and an outdoor pool, this is a luxurious family-friendly option with children’s stay tailored to their age and interests; allowing parents to explore the mother city independently, should they wish.
Perfect for families wanting independence and affordable accommodation in Cape Town with an unrivalled location at the iconic V&A Waterfront, these self-catered luxury apartments are a popular choice.
Situated on a working wine estate with a luxurious spa for parents with a whole farm for children to explore on bikes and in canoes. This is the ideal option for a family-friendly stay in the Winelands, with activities to suit everyone!
Hidden away in the Crags along the Garden Route, this is the perfect place from which to explore the extensive activities on offer with horse riding on offer from the lodge.
Jaci’s Safari Lodge
Located in the malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve, Jaci’s is the perfect option for families being a family-run operation with game drives geared towards children as well as the opportunity to sleep out in the hide!
Our top 3 itineraries for families in South Africa
Madikwe Safari and Cape Town Family Holiday – combining an exciting malaria-free safari in the Madikwe Game Reserve with culture and sightseeing in Cape Town, this is the perfect introduction to South Africa for a first-time family visit. Prices start from £2,200pp.
South Africa Malaria-Free Family Safari – a safari-focused malaria-free holiday with the opportunity for horse riding in the Waterberg and a Big Five safari in the Madikwe – this is the perfect first safari for your family. Prices start from £2,300pp.
South Africa Cape Family Holiday – taking in Cape Town, the Garden Route, and a safari in the Eastern Cape, this malaria-free road trip is the perfect way to visit some of South Africa’s most popular and family-friendly places. Prices start from £2,050pp.
All of our South African family holidays are entirely tailor-made to your individual requirements...
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