Botswana Family Holidays

Family safaris in Botswana can provide a most thrilling, memorable and educational experience. The wildlife viewing is exceptional and the many different experiences offered from game drives and fishing to boat and canoe trips, is sure to keep even the most impatient children in raptured silence!

Seba Camp, Wilderness Safaris Children with walking safari tour guide Family quad biking
  • Family-friendly camps offering flexibility and specially trained children's guides
  • A total escape from smart phones, iPads and other modern word distractions
  • A variety of safari activities including game drives, boat trips, canoeing, fishing and walking
  • Specially designed children's programmes to truly instil a love of nature and all things Africa
  • Safari and beach combinations with Mozambique, Mauritius or Seychelles
  • Proximity to Victoria Falls, one of the 7 natural wonders
  • Exciting light aircraft flights over breath taking landscapes
  • Unique cultural interactions with the San Bushmen of the Kalahari Desert
  • Flexible booking terms
  • Secured deposit
  • 100% financial protection
  • Stringent safety & hygiene standards
  • Tried & trusted by our clients
  • Emergency medical care

Whether you are canoeing through the crystal-clear waters of the Okavango Delta, quad-biking across the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans or on a boat trip marvelling at the massive elephant herds and hippos in the Chobe National Park, the family will never be bored.

Our Mahlatini family holiday specialists have travelled Botswana extensively and have hand-picked our favourite family-friendly and flexible accommodation whether this be exclusive-use camps or larger camps offering family rooms.

Many lodges and camps employ specially trained children's guides who will design a special programme for your children to suit their ages and interests. The guide/s will interpret and explain the wonders of the African bush in a fun, easy way that will ensure all ages are touched by Africa's magic. These family safari programmes are specially designed to spark curiosity and interest and are exceptionally rewarding.

We would often recommend to parents that they book a private vehicle and guide which will significantly enhance your family safari experience allowing you to set your own schedule and adapt your safari to age, interest and wishes of you and your children.

A family holiday to Botswana can be an adventure of a lifetime however it does require careful planning. Put your trust in the extensive knowledge of family holiday experts to ensure that everything runs smoothly and that you and your family feel secure and well looked after.

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Read what our previous clients thought of their Botswana Family Holiday

Family Holiday to Botswana, South Africa & Zambia


& beyond camps were exceptional. The care and genuine friendliness took us all aback. Everyone seemed keen to make sure we had a trip to remember. And the detail was really well though through - from the food, the care of children, the rooms, the locations. (NB - all I would say is next time we wouldn't cover quite so many destinations in such a short time. We'd drop one of…

04/08/2012 Read full trip review

Family Holiday to Botswana & Zambia

Elisabeth Bowers

The whole holiday surpassed our expectations! Zambesi Sun hotel was clean and friendly. Surreal to wake up to zebra grazing infront of our window! Selinda camp was fantastic. Great food, beautiful accomodation and very professional staff who worked hard to meet our every need delivering 'hunting with lions' and an actual 'lion kill'. Xegira, a true water camp.Very peaceful and a slower pace than the game drives of Selinda.Even the local elephants found…

29/04/2012 Read full trip review

Family Holiday to Botswana

Lissa Szymonowicz

The service and the people were amazing and the organisation through Mahlatini was superb. I will definitely be recommending Mahlatini to anyone going to Africa

29/12/2011 Read full trip review

Family Holiday to Botswana, South Africa & Zambia

Joy Burden

Santdebe (can't remember spelling now) in Botswana was a real highlight and the camp up near the SouthAfrica?mozambique border also fantastic.

20/12/2011 Read full trip review