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- Wildlife Watching
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10-Day Family Adventure in South Africa
- Swim with the penguins at Boulders Beach.
- Ride a cable car to the top of Table Mountain.
- Climb the famous Cape Point Lighthouse to view the magical vistas of False Bay.
- Enjoy a Big 5 Safari experience & guided bush walks.
Your sense of adventure doesn’t stop just because you have kids. So why should your family holidays be limited to the usual boring places? Here's a perfect adventure getaway for your entire family! Visiting South Africa with your children is one of the most interesting, fun and educational holidays you can take as a family. Ride the cable car to the top of Table Mountain, board a boat to view the Cape fur seal colony, or explore the fantastic flora and fauna below the waterline in the Two Oceans Aquarium. But that is only the beginning, many more exciting sights and adventures await your family in South Africa. This 10-day extraordinary family adventure holiday is a fantastic cultural and nature experience that will stay with you and your kids forever!
- Domestic flight from George Airport to Johannesburg
- Private transportation in luxury air-conditioned vehicle (7 seater)
- A registered English-speaking guide
- 9x hotel accommodation in a family room
- 9x breakfast
- 2x lunch
- 3x dinner as per itinerary.
- Entrance fees to Table Mountain, Cape Point Nature Reserve, Seal Island Trip, Boulders Beach, Catamaran Boat Trip, Two Oceans Aquarium, Strawberry Picking, Cango Caves, Ostrich Farm, Wildlife Ranch, Knysna Elephant Park, Monkeyland, Birds of Eden, 2 game drives per day at the Garden Route Game Lodge.
- A gift upon arrival in South Africa
- 24/7 emergency services
- Any international flights
- Airport taxes
- Meals and entrance fees not stipulated
- Swimming with seals - $50 USD per/person
- Zipline experience - $50 USD per/person
- Quad Bike Rides - $25 USD per/person
Example Trip to customize
Welcome To Cape Town!
Your South African family adventure starts as soon as you arrive at the Cape Town International Airport. You will be met by your guide, who will accompany you to your hotel situated near the famous V & A Waterfront. You can spend the rest of the day at your own leisure. Relax or enjoy everything that this hotel has to offer!
Enjoy An Exciting Cable Car Ride
After a delicious breakfast, get ready to start your half day Cape Town City tour. Your first stop will be at the famous Table Mountain to enjoy a 5-minute revolving cable car ride to the top! Your family will be thrilled for this exciting ride! Plus, the view from the mountain summit is breathtaking.
You will return to the city via the old Cape Malay Quarter. Go for a walk through the Company Gardens, home to the South African Museum, Houses of Parliament, National Gallery and St George's Cathedral. You can spend the rest of the day strolling in the city or relaxing at the hotel.
Enjoy a Boat Ride on Hout Bay
Today, head to the fishing village of Hout Bay. On the way, you will pass by Sea Point, Bantry Bay, and Clifton. You will also see Bakoven and Llandudno, with their ghostly shipwrecks. Take in these fantastic views even before you have reached your destination! Once you arrive in Hout Bay, you will board a boat to enjoy the view of the Cape fur seal colony on Duiker Island. From there, navigate the 114 curves of 600m-high Chapman's Peak Drive.
Afterward, explore the Cape of Good Hope section of the Table Mountain National Park, home to fabulous birds and very special fauna. Then, climb to the famous Cape Point Lighthouse to capture the magical vistas of False Bay.
Before going back to your hotel, stop by to visit Boulders Beach to see the penguins.
Learn about the Sea in South Africa
After breakfast, you will spend 90 minutes sailing around Table Bay on a beautiful catamaran, learning all about the rich biodiversity of Cape Town’s water. Look out for dolphins, seals, sunfish and whales!
In the afternoon, get access to the Two Oceans Aquarium, home to over 3,000 living sea animals and voted one of the best aquariums in the world! This is quite the educational experience for you and the kids.
The Perfect Day for a Family Safari
Today, you say goodbye to Cape Town and make your way to the beautiful Garden Route. The Garden Route Game Lodge is a perfect destination for a malaria-free safari holiday for your family.You will arrive at the lodge in time for lunch and an afternoon game drive. You and your kids can enjoy the game drive while safely watching African wildlife together!
A Special Day for Your Kids!
After an early morning game drive and breakfast, you have the day at your leisure to enjoy all the lodge has to offer.
Today is the perfect day for the kids. There will be a Kids Bushwise Activity program prepared for them, and they can have the experience of getting up close to some of the wildlife on the game reserve, a guided bush walk and insect walk or fishing at the nearby waterhole. Kids will love the interactive tours of the Reptile Center, home to numerous snakes and crocodiles. They will surely find this day unforgettable!
Before you end your day, you will enjoy a thrilling evening game drive in an open safari vehicle. Watch the animals from a safe distance as they come out to enjoy the twilight.
A Berry Nice Day at the Farm
Today, go on an early morning game drive and have breakfast before you make your way to George, where you will visit Redberry Farm. Your family can enjoy picking your own strawberries! There are also other fun activities in store for you at the farm such mini train rides, a large outdoor playground, bumper boats and bubble ball on the dam, as well as pony rides. You will also find there the largest hedge maze in the Southern Hemisphere!
After lunch, you will proceed to the quaint little town of Knysna, where you will be staying for 3 nights. The town is famous for its oyster festival, warm people and the most magnificent views from Leisure Isle to the Knysna Heads.
Come Visit the Ostrich Farm
Today, stop by for a visit to Oudtshoorn, the Ostrich Capital of the World!
You will arrive in Oudtshoorn in time for your first visit to the Wildlife Ranch where you will get the chance to pat a cheetah! Afterward, arrive at the Ostrich Farm and sit or ride an ostrich. Your last stop is at the world famous Cango Caves.
You will drive back to your hotel in Knysna in the late afternoon.
Meet Elephants, Monkeys, & Birds!
Get ready for a very exciting day! It is time to meet the elephants, monkeys, and birds of Africa!
After breakfast, travel to the coastal town of Plettenberg Bay. On the way there, stop over at Knysna Elephant Sanctuary. Then, you will visit Monkeyland, where you can have face-to-face experiences with the free-roaming primates that inhabit the sanctuary! Lastly, visit the Birds of Eden Sanctuary, the world's largest dome where you can find many native bird species. It even has its own mysterious ruin, which incorporates a curious walk - behind a waterfall!
Say Goodbye to Johannesburg!
After a delicious breakfast, check out of your hotel and transfer to the George Airport for your flight to Johannesburg. Once you arrive in Johannesburg, you will be transferred to the international airport for your flight back home.
Your adventure has been truly memorable for the entire family. This is one experience your children will never stop talking about!