South Africa Family Holidays

Unlike other family holiday destinations in the world that provide simply one attraction, South Africa is an entirely diverse country from the beautiful city of Cape Town, Big 5 safaris and picturesque winelands scenery to adventure on the Garden Route and sun-drenched beaches. In addition to this the 'Rainbow Nation' is home to a large number of different cultures with a very interesting history.

Highlights

  • Family friendly accommodation including exclusive-use villas with private chefs, drivers etc
  • An average of 9 hours of sunshine a day
  • Diverse culture, landscapes and experiences
  • Big 5 game reserves (some malaria-free) and top-class child-friendly safari lodges, some of the best in Africa
  • Children's safari programmes with specially trained game rangers
  • First world airports and road network making it easy to travel around
  • Abundance of adventure activities
Beach at Plettenburg Bay Fun at Cape Town Aquarium on a South Africa family holiday Giraffe at Amakhala Game Reserve

A highlight of any family holiday to South Africa is almost always the safari in one of the country's Big 5 reserves. Our specially designed children's programmes bring the magic of a safari to life. Days will be filled with fun-filled and educational game drives and activities like collecting bugs, pods and feathers and learning how to identify game and animal tracks.

Wherever you choose to visit, South Africa's first world facilities and excellent infrastructure make it surprisingly stress-free to travel around, despite its size.

Our dedicated Mahlatini consultants are all exceptionally well-travelled around South Africa so are perfectly placed to offer first hand advice. Our programmes and accommodation are hand-picked to suit the needs of our families. Your holiday is your own so expect your consultant to completely tailor-make your trip with your family in mind.

Selected South Africa Family Holidays Itineraries

Cape and Kalahari Safari

Days
10
Cost For Family of 4
Cost For Family of 4: from $14,320 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
South Africa
Locations
Cape Town, Tswalu Kalahari

South Africa Safari and Beach Family Holiday

Days
11
Cost For Family of 4
Cost For Family of 4: from $9,540 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
South Africa
Locations
Elephant Coast

Luxury Cape Town, Garden Route and Safari Family Holiday

Days
14
Cost For Family of 4
Cost For Family of 4: from $10,840 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
South Africa
Locations
Cape Town, Plettenberg Bay, Shamwari Game Reserve

Kwazulu Natal Self Drive Family Holiday

Days
16
Cost For Family of 4
Cost For Family of 4: from $15,060 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
South Africa
Locations
Durban, Phinda Private Game Reserve, Elephant Coast

Cape Town, Garden Route and Safari Family Self Drive

Days
17
Cost For Family of 4
Cost For Family of 4: from $11,470 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
South Africa
Locations
Cape Town, Winelands, Plettenberg Bay, Oudtshoorn, Amakhala Game Reserve

The best of Cape Town Botswana and Livingstone Family Holiday

Days
16
Cost For Family of 4
Cost For Family of 4: from $32,410 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
Botswana, South Africa, Zambia
Locations
Linyanti, Okavango Delta, Livingstone & Victoria Falls, Cape Town

Cape Town, Hermanus, Panorama Route and Kruger Family Holiday

Days
14
Cost For Family of 4
Cost For Family of 4: from $11,220 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
South Africa
Locations
Cape Town, Hermanus, Thornybush Nature Reserve, Panorama Route

Cape Town, Panorama Route and Kruger Family Holiday

Days
12
Cost For Family of 4
Cost For Family of 4: from $7,880 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
South Africa
Locations
Cape Town, Balule Private Nature Reserve, Panorama Route

South Africa Family Holiday Reviews

Read what our previous clients thought of their South Africa Family Holiday

Client Score: 4.9 out of 5 based on 60 reviews 5 Showing 1 - 2 of 60 reviews
South Africa Family Holiday

Elizabeth & Charles Galloway

5

The trip was outstanding. It was put together and provided us with an extremely diverse trip as we saw different types of settings with different types of accommodations.

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South Africa Family Holiday

Lauren & Ian Ratner

5

Interesting itinerary with each leg including something different and unique. Was not prepared for expectations to tip everyone (and their brother) and how much is appropriate.

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