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Family Holiday South Africa and Seychelles

Inspirational safari & beach family holiday to Seychelles and South Africa

A memorable 3-part family holiday which includes the iconic city of Cape Town, a malaria-free safari in the north of South Africa and the tropical paradise of the Seychelles. Cape Town offers many family-friendly attractions from Table Mountain and Robben Island to the beaches of Camps Bay and the penguins at Boulders Beach. Staying at the luxurious One & Only Hotel, you will be perfectly located on the V&A Waterfront, offering restaurants, shopping and plenty of entertainment. Follow this with a safari in the Waterberg region of South Africa staying at Ant's Hill Lodge offering a family room with free babysitting services and a very flexible activity schedule to accommodate children of all ages and interests. Activities include horse-riding alongside zebra, giraffe and other animals, fishing, guided walks, archery, rhino tracking and bug and spoor walks. Conclude this memorable family holiday with a stay at Raffles Seychelles offering the largest swimming pool in the Seychelles, kayaks & snorkelling off the beach; bicycles available to cycle to nearby to Anse Lazio and well as a Kids and Teens Club. There's also a fabulous Spa as well as superb dining choices to make your stay in paradise just perfect.

Day by Day summary

  • Starts - Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Cape Town International
  • 4 nights - One & Only Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
  • 3 nights - Ant's Hill, Waterberg, South Africa
  • 5 nights - Raffles Praslin Seychelles, Praslin, Seychelles
  • Ends - Transfer to Mahé for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon Seychelles, South Africa
  • Nights Icon 12 Nights
  • City Icon City
  • Beach Icon Beach
  • Safari Icon Safari

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Guide Price

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Includes flights from JFK
Price per person based on a family of 4
Itinerary Details


Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Cape Town International

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Day 1 - 5

Arrive at Cape Town Airport, collect your hire car and drive to the One & Only Hotel on Cape Town's V&A Waterfront.

  • 4 nights

One & Only Cape Town
Bed & Breakfast | Marina Harbour Queen Room
South Africa

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Day 5 - 8

Fly today from Cape Town to Johannesburg. Collect a further hire car for your drive to Ant's Hill in the Waterberg region.

  • 3 nights

Ant's Hill
All Inclusive | Family Cottage
South Africa

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Day 8 - 13

Return to Johannesburg Airport for your flight to Mahé in the Seychelles where you will connect onto a light aircraft to Praslin island.

  • 5 nights

Raffles Praslin Seychelles
Half Board | Ocean View Pool Villa

Raffles praslin seychelles pool villa bedroom 1280

Day 13

Return via light aircraft to Mahé Airport. Here you will connect with your international flight home.

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  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified
  • All scheduled safari activities offered by the camps or lodges
  • Car hire, group C car (Toyota Corolla Quest or similar) including full cover, unlimited km and taxes
  • Road transfers as detailed in the itinerary
  • National Parks and conservation entry fees
  • Inter-island flights in Seychelles
  • Carbon-offsetting with One Tree Planted
  • Conservation donation to Save the Rhino
  • Community projects contribution with Uthando
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  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Additional activities not offered as scheduled by the accommodation
  • Visas and visa fees where relevant
  • Petrol
  • Beverages with the exception of all inclusive hotels
Indulge your passions


This sample trip offers countless adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most and we will curate your perfect itinerary.

  • 4 WD Safari Icon 4WD Safari
  • Birdwatching Icon Birdwatching
  • Boat Trip Icon Boat Trip
  • Guided Walking Safari Icon Guided Walking Safari
  • Night Drive Icon Night Drive
  • Ocean Safari Icon Ocean Safari
  • Helicopter Flights Icon Helicopter Flights
  • Scenic Flights Icon Scenic Flights
  • Shark Diving Icon Shark Diving
  • Conservation Experience Icon Conservation Experience
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Experience
  • Canoeing Kayaking Icon Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Cycling Icon Cycling
  • Fishing Icon Fishing
  • Golf Icon Golf
  • Hiking Icon Hiking
  • Horseriding Icon Horse Riding
  • Snorkelling Scuba Diving Icon Snorkelling/Scuba Diving
  • Watersports Icon Water Sports
  • Kids Club Icon Kids Club
  • Kids Bushcraft Icon Kids Bushcraft
  • City Sights Icon City Sights
  • Star Gazing Star Beds Icon Star Gazing/Star Bed
  • Natural Wonders Icon Natural Wonders
  • Wellness Spa Icon Wellness/Spa
  • Wine Tour Icon Wine Tour
Enriching encounters


Whether you want to tick off the Big Five or encounter specific safari species and sea creatures on your safari and coastal stay, our expert guides reveal the typical wildlife sightings to expect on this sample trip.

  • Zebra
  • White Rhino
    White Rhino
  • Whale Shark
    Whale Shark
  • Sting Ray
  • Spotted Hyena
    Spotted Hyena
  • Rock Hyrax
    Rock Hyrax
  • Puffer Fish
    Puffer Fish
  • Orca
  • Manta Ray
    Manta Ray
  • Loggerhead Turtle
    Loggerhead Turtle
  • Lionfish
  • Lion
  • Leopard
  • Leatherback Turtle
    Leatherback Turtle
  • Kudu
  • Humpback Whale
    Humpback Whale
  • Hawksbill turtle
    Hawksbill Turtle
  • Great White Shark
    Great White Shark
  • Elephant
  • Coral
  • Cheetah
  • Cape Fur Seal
    Cape Fur Seal
  • Buffalo
  • Brown Hyena
    Brown Hyena
  • Bottlenose Dolphin
    Bottlenose Dolphin
  • Black Rhino
    Black Rhino
  • Barracuda
  • Baboon
  • Southern Giraffe
  • African penguin
    African Penguin
  • Southern right whale
    Southern Right Whale
Sample Itineraries


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