The iconic picture of Africa is one of wide open spaces, of vast savannahs where hordes of plains game graze, of magnificent and varied landscapes, of breath-taking wilderness areas with extraordinary wildlife, prides of strong ruddy lion, herds of stripy zany zebra, thrilling sightings of the legendary African Big 5, hunter and prey, smaller fascinating creatures, intriguing ancient cultures, and plenty of sunshine and an abundance of healthy fresh air.
The vision is very real, which is why more and more parents and grandparents are beginning to appreciate the benefits of this African wilderness, and bush safaris particularly, as a high-quality, all-inclusive family holiday option.
A Top Family Holiday Destination
Southern Africa is fast becoming a destination of choice for families wanting their children to experience the enchantment of a meaningful vacation. On a family safari holiday, days are spent immersed in the great outdoors, witnessing the bush environment first-hand and at its absolute authentic best. Children can experience family or children’s game drives, nature walks, and other especially tailored excursions, to see and learn about both local flora and fauna first-hand. A good number of game lodges offer personalized packages especially for children, designed to entertain, educate, and kindle their young interest in ecology, and also even cater to their less sophisticated little foodie palates. There is absolutely no need for electronic devices here, it’s hands-on, it’s enlightening, it’s healthy stimulation…for adults and youngsters alike.
Imagine the excitement of animal-spotting as a family, bumping along bush roads filled with expectation of your next possible sighting, learning new fascinating facts together with your children, sitting around the camp fire at night pouring over the events and highlights of the day before heading off to your sumptuous suite for a well-earned bubble-bath and a night between luxury linens.
An African safari holiday offers so many fun and meaningful opportunities for wholesome family bonding. Both adults and children will return relaxed and enriched, cherishing shared memories forever.
Have a look at our tours for some ideas and highlights and then contact us. Our expert African safari team will very capably create the perfect family holiday itinerary to enchant each and every member of the family.