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Victoria Falls, Safari and Mauritius Family Vacation

Inspirational safari and beach family holiday to Zimbabwe, Botswana & Mauritius

Combining a luxury Okavango Delta safari and Victoria Falls with a beach stay on the island of Mauritius, this is a bucket-list family trip, packed full of memorable adventures and opportunities to relax together as a family.

Begin your trip at the famous Victoria Falls, one of the 7 natural wonders of the world. You will stay at the Victoria Falls River Lodge which has much to offer families of all ages, from guided tours of the Falls to sunset cruises, opportunities to walk with elephants, canoe safaris, helicopter flips, bungee jumping, white water rafting, village visits and much more. The excitement of a light aircraft flight is next as you fly over the incredible lush waterways of Botswana's Okavango Delta for your stay at the luxurious Nxabega Okavango Tented Camp. You and the kids will explore the surrounding wilderness on day and night safaris, bush walks, mokoro (dugout canoe) and powerboat cruises, getting you up close and personal with African wild dog, lion, leopard, giraffe, elephant, buffalo, hippo and more. Lastly, 5 nights on the tropical island of Mauritius, staying at the outstanding LUX Grande Baie Resort. This leading Mauritian hotel is ideal for families offering Kids & Teens clubs, water sports, land-based sports, and a stunning spa. Activities outside the resort include golf, swimming with dolphins and nature walks.

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Day by Day summary

  • Starts - Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Victoria Falls
  • 2 nights - Victoria Falls River Lodge, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
  • 4 nights - Nxabega Okavango Tented Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana
  • 1 night - OR Tambo City Lodge, Gauteng, South Africa
  • 5 nights - LUX Grande Baie Mauritius, Mauritius
  • Ends - Transfer to Mauritius for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon Botswana, Mauritius, Zimbabwe, South Africa
  • Nights Icon 13 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 Victoria Falls

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Day 1 - 3

Arrive at Victoria Falls Airport where you will be met and privately transferred to your lodge at Victoria Falls.

  • 2 nights

Victoria Falls River Lodge
All Inclusive | Family Suite
Zimbabwe

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Day 3 - 7

Today you will be road transferred over the border to Kasane Airport in Botswana. Fly by light aircraft to the Okavango Delta where a guide will be waiting at the airstrip to take you to your camp.

  • 4 nights

Nxabega Okavango Tented Camp
All Inclusive | Family Tent
Botswana

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Day 7

Fly by light aircraft today to Maun Airport and connect with a flight to Johannesburg in South Africa. Here you will overnight in an airport hotel.

  • 1 night

OR Tambo City Lodge
Bed & Breakfast | Family Room
South Africa

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Day 8 - 13

Fly today from Johannesburg to Mauritius Airport where a driver will meet you and drive you to your resort on the island.

  • 5 nights

LUX Grande Baie Mauritius
Bed & Breakfast | Pool Residence
Mauritius

A junior suite

Day 13

Today you will be privately transferred back to Mauritius Airport to catch your 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 basis, including international flights and all transfers.

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Includes

  • International flights as detailed
  • Meals and accommodation as detailed
  • Drinks (excluding premium brands) on safari
  • Road transfers as detailed
  • Light aircraft transfers as detailed
  • Twice daily scheduled safari activities
  • National Park Fees
  • Non-Motorised Water Sports in Mauritius
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Excludes

  • Entry visas and fees
  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Any sightseeing activities mentioned
  • Beverages with the exception of Victoria Falls and the Okavango Delta
  • Additional activities or options on offer
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.

  • 4 WD Safari Icon 4WD Safari
  • Boat Trip Icon Boat Trip
  • Guided Walking Safari Icon Guided Walking Safari
  • Mokoro Icon Mokoro
  • Scenic Flights Icon Scenic Flights
  • Golf Icon Golf
  • Snorkelling Scuba Diving Icon Snorkeling/Scuba Diving
  • Tennis Icon Tennis
  • Watersports Icon Watersports
  • Kids Club Icon Kids Club
  • Kids Bushcraft Icon Kids Bushcraft
  • 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.

  • African Wilddog
    African Wilddog
  • Zebra
    Zebra
  • Spotted Hyena
    Spotted Hyena
  • Southern Giraffe
    Southern Giraffe
  • Pels Fishing Owl
    Pels Fishing Owl
  • Lion
    Lion
  • Leopard
    Leopard
  • Lechwe
    Lechwe
  • Kudu
    Kudu
  • Hippo
    Hippo
  • Elephant
    Elephant
  • Crocodile
    Crocodile
  • Cheetah
    Cheetah
  • Buffalo
    Buffalo
  • Bottlenose Dolphin
    Bottlenose Dolphin
  • Ocean Sunfish
    Ocean Sunfish
Sample Itineraries

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