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Santorini mozambique outdoor living area with pool 2400

Kruger Safari and Mozambique Island Family Vacation

Inspirational safari & beach family holiday to South Africa and Mozambique

The perfect safari and beach family getaway. Combine a family-friendly, Big 5 safari in a private Kruger reserve in South Africa with a stay in a private villa in beautiful Mozambique. First up a stay at Shimungwe Lodge in the private Timbavati Game Reserve. Here, you will enjoy twice daily game drives with expert rangers and incredible game viewing. Timbavati Game Reserve shares an unfenced border with the Kruger National Park. This area is known for excellent Big 5 game viewing which your children will be amazed by. After your South African safari adventure, you will catch a direct flight to Mozambique where you will spend 7 sunny days at Santorini Mozambique, offering the feel of a small Greek village in the heart of a raw African landscape. The kids will love stand-up-paddling right in front of the villa or kayaking a little further out. There's also daytripping to the islands and snorkeling amongst the abundant colorful fish and coral reefs of the archipelago. Or simply float around the pool on pool pillows and create sandcastles on the raked beach beneath the villa.

Day by Day summary

  • Starts - Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Johannesburg OR Tambo International
  • 4 nights - Shimungwe, Private Timbavati Game Reserve, South Africa
  • 7 nights - Santorini Mozambique, Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique
  • Ends - Transfer to Vilanculous for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon Mozambique, South Africa
  • Nights Icon 11 Nights
  • 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

Day-by-day

Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Johannesburg OR Tambo International

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Day 1 - 5

Arrive at Johannesburg where you will connect onto a flight to Hoedspruit Airport. Here a driver will be there to meet you and drive you to the Shimungwe Lodge.

  • 4 nights

Shimungwe Lodge
All Inclusive | 2x Suites
South Africa

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Day 5 - 12

Today you will be driven to Kruger Mpumulanga Airport for your flight to Vilanculos Airport. Here you will be met and driven to your villa at Santorini Mozambique.

  • 7 nights

Villa Santorini
All Inclusive | The Chapel
Mozambique

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Day 12

You will be returned to Vilanculous Airport today where you will catch your flight to Johannesburg and your international flights home.

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Includes

  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified
  • All scheduled safari activities offered by the camps or lodges
  • Road transfers as detailed in the itinerary
  • National Parks and conservation entry fees
  • Carbon-offsetting with One Tree Planted
  • Conservation donation to Save the Rhino
  • Community projects contribution with Uthando
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Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Additional activities not offered as scheduled by the accommodation
  • Visas and visa fees where relevant
  • Beverages with the exception of all inclusive hotels
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ACTIVITIES

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.

  • 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
  • Helicopter Flights Icon Helicopter Flights
  • Fishing Icon Fishing
  • Horseriding Icon Horse riding
  • Snorkelling Scuba Diving Icon Snorkeling/Scuba Diving
  • Watersports Icon Watersports
  • Kids Club Icon Kids Club
  • Wellness Spa Icon Wellness/Spa
  • Kids Club Icon Family Activities
  • Photography Safari Icon Photography
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Excursion
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.

  • Zebra
    Zebra
  • Wildebeest
    Wildebeest
  • White Rhino
    White Rhino
  • Whale Shark
    Whale Shark
  • Spotted Hyena
    Spotted Hyena
  • Manta Ray
    Manta Ray
  • Loggerhead Sea Turtle
    Loggerhead Sea Turtle
  • Lion
    Lion
  • Leopard
    Leopard
  • Leatherback Turtle
    Leatherback Turtle
  • Humpback Whale
    Humpback Whale
  • Elephant
    Elephant
  • Dugong
    Dugong
  • Crocodile
    Crocodile
  • Coral
    Coral
  • Cheetah
    Cheetah
  • Buffalo
    Buffalo
  • Bottlenose Dolphin
    Bottlenose Dolphin
  • Black Rhino
    Black Rhino
  • Southern Giraffe
    Giraffe
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