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Kruger Safari and Mozambique Family Holiday

Inspirational safari & beach family holiday to Mozambique and South Africa

The perfect safari and beach family holiday, this trip combines a family friendly safari in a South African Big 5 reserve with a barefoot luxury beach stay in Mozambique. The safari first. Stay at Ngala Safari Lodge in a private reserve bordering South Africa's famous Kruger Park. As well as the thrilling Big 5 game drives you will share as a family, the Lodge offers the unique 'Wild Child Programme' where each day the children will take part new and exciting adventures. Expeditions may involve activities such as tracking and fishing, making traditional bows and arrows, beading, crafting and painting, as well as fun in the lodge garden or kitchen and more. Following the safari, the family will fly directly into Mozambique for 5 nights at andBeyond Benguerra Island. Again, the children will be full catered for and will take part in daily excursions which will teach them about the marine life or local culture. Parents can relax on the beach, dive, snorkel, visit the spa or join the children on their quests.

Day by Day summary

  • Starts - Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Johannesburg OR Tambo International
  • 4 nights - Ngala Safari Lodge, Ngala Private Game Reserve, South Africa
  • 5 nights - andBeyond Benguerra Island, Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique
  • Ends - Transfer to Vilanculos for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon Mozambique, South Africa
  • Nights Icon 9 Nights
  • Beach Icon Beach
  • Safari Icon Safari

Tailor-made itineraries

Every Mahlatini trip is custom created to your exact travel wishes – no readymade tours or set departures. Get in touch with our experts to start creating your bespoke itinerary.

Guide Price

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

Day-by-day

Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Johannesburg OR Tambo International

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Day 1 - 5

Arrive at Johannesburg Airport where you will connect onto a flight to Hoedspruit Airport. Here you will be met and driven to the lodge in the Ngala Private Reserve.

  • 4 nights

Ngala Safari Lodge
All Inclusive | Family Cottage
South Africa

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Day 5 - 10

Today you will be flown by light aircraft to Kruger Mpumlanga Airport in order to catch your flight to Vilanculos Airport in Mozambique. This is followed by a helicopter flight to Benguerra Island.

  • 5 nights
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andBeyond Benguerra Island
All Inclusive | Casa Familia
Mozambique

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Day 10

Today you will be flown back to Vilanculous Airport via helicopter. Here you will connect with your flight to Johannesburg and your onward international flight home.

We've got you covered

Our trips are unashamedly high-end but always deliver excellent value for money. Our guide price covers the majority of trip costs upfront, on a per person or per family sharing basis, including international flights and all transfers.

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Includes

  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified
  • Light aircraft transfers as detailed in the itinerary
  • All scheduled safari activities offered by the camps or lodges
  • Road transfers as detailed in the itinerary
  • National Parks and conservation entry fees
  • Drinks (excluding premium brands)
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Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Any additional activities not offered as scheduled by the camps or lodges
  • Visas and visa fees where relevant
Indulge your passions

ACTIVITIES

Our trips offer 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.

  • Big 5 Safari Icon Big 5 Safari
  • 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
  • Conservation Experience Icon Conservation Experience
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Experience
  • Canoeing Kayaking Icon Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Fishing Icon Fishing
  • Horseriding Icon Horse Riding
  • Snorkelling Scuba Diving Icon Snorkelling/Scuba Diving
  • Watersports Icon Water Sports
  • Kids Bushcraft Icon Kids Bushcraft
  • Food Experience Icon Food Experience
  • Star Gazing Star Beds Icon Star Gazing/Star Bed
  • Wellness Spa Icon Wellness/Spa
Enriching encounters

ICONIC WILDLIFE

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.

  • Whale Shark
    Whale Shark
  • Manta Ray
    Manta Ray
  • Loggerhead Turtle
    Loggerhead Turtle
  • Leatherback Turtle
    Leatherback Turtle
  • Humpback Whale
    Humpback Whale
  • Dugong
    Dugong
  • Coral
    Coral
  • Bottlenose Dolphin
    Bottlenose Dolphin
Sample Itineraries

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