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South Africa Multigenerational Family Vacation

Inspirational safari family holiday to South Africa

A South Africa vacation for the multigeneration family or small friend group.  Explore Cape Town and the Cape Winelands together, and then fly to the Eastern Cape for a 5-star safari in the private Kwandwe Game Reserve. First up, live like a Capetonian in your own luxury villa, Redcliffe House. Here you will have a dedicated hospitality team and specialist family concierge. Spend 4 days exploring the spectacularly beautiful Cape Town with its many attractions before heading to Franschhoek in the winelands.

Boschendal offers an authentic agritourism experience with gourmet dining on ethically raised produce.  Your family or group will stay in a cottage on the 300-year-old Cape Dutch farmstead complex. Enjoy wine tasting under oak trees with magnificent views. For families with young children, there’s an educational play-center to learn about farm life. The fun continues then a Big 5, malaria-free safari at Kwandwe Melton Manor.  It’s a chic and contemporary safari villa with private butler, chef and safari guide.  Your daily itinerary of safari activities will be entirely flexible and tailor-made.  *price is based on private use for 6 adults and 2 children. 

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Day by Day summary

  • Starts - Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Cape Town International
  • 4 nights - Redcliffe House, Cape Town, South Africa
  • 3 nights - Boschendal, Winelands, South Africa
  • 4 nights - Kwandwe Melton Manor, Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, South Africa
  • Ends - Transfer to Port Elizabeth for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon South Africa
  • Nights Icon 11 Nights
  • City Icon City
  • Safari Icon Safari
  • Scenic Icon Scenic

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 group of 8
Itinerary Details

Day-by-day

Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Cape Town International

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Day 1 - 5

Arrive at Cape Town Airport where the family will be met and privately transferred to your guest house in the city.

  • 4 nights

Redcliffe House
Bed & Breakfast | 4 Bedroom House
South Africa

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Day 5 - 8

Today you will be met and taken on a scenic drive to Franschhoek in the Cape Winelands.

  • 3 nights

Boschendal
Bed & Breakfast | 4 bedroom orchard cottage
South Africa

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Day 8 - 12

Return today to Cape Town Airport and catch a domestic flight to Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth) Airport. From here you will be driven the +-2 hour drive to Kwandwe Private Game Reserve.

  • 4 nights

Kwandwe Melton Manor
All Inclusive | 4 Bedroom House
South Africa

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Day 12

Today the family will be returned to the airport where you will all catch a flight to Johannesburg for your international connection.

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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 basis, including international flights and all transfers.

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Includes

  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified
  • Private safari activities offered by the camps or lodges
  • Road transfers as detailed in the itinerary
  • National Parks and conservation entry fees
  • Private safari vehicle
  • Private guide
  • Car Hire in 2 x Group C Cars (Toyota Corolla Quest 1.6 or similar) + GPS
  • Based on a family of 8 (6 adults and 2 children under 12)
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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
Indulge your passions

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 Sight seeing
  • 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
  • Hot Air Balloon Flights Icon Hot Air Balloon Flights
  • Quad Biking Icon Quad Biking
  • 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
  • Kids Club Icon Kids Club
  • Food Experience Icon Food Experience
  • City Sights Icon City Sights
  • Natural Wonders Icon Natural Wonders
  • Wellness Spa Icon Wellness/Spa
  • Wine Tour Icon Wine Tour
  • Kids Club Icon Family Activities
Enriching encounters

ICONIC WILDLIFE

Whether you want to tick the Big Five off your bucket list or seek out specific safari species, our expert guides reveal the typical wildlife sightings to expect on this sample trip.

  • Zebra
    Zebra
  • Wildebeest
    Wildebeest
  • White Rhino
    White Rhino
  • Rock Hyrax
    Rock Hyrax
  • Pangolin
    Pangolin
  • Orca
    Orca
  • Lion
    Lion
  • Leopard
    Leopard
  • Humpback Whale
    Humpback Whale
  • Hippo
    Hippo
  • Great White Shark
    Great White Shark
  • Elephant
    Elephant
  • Crocodile
    Crocodile
  • Cheetah
    Cheetah
  • Cape Fur Seal
    Cape Fur Seal
  • Buffalo
    Buffalo
  • Brown Hyena
    Brown Hyena
  • Black Rhino
    Black Rhino
  • Baboon
    Baboon
  • Southern Giraffe
    Giraffe
  • Aardvark
    Aardvark
  • Aardwolf
    Aardwolf
  • African penguin
    African Penguin
  • Southern right whale
    Southern Right Whale
Sample Itineraries

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