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09 Day – South Africa Family Safari and Cape Highlights

Your itinerary combines one wildlife experience at a family friendly Private Game Reserve combined with some sightseeing days in Cape Town. Please speak with one of our expert safari consultants who has traveled to Africa with their own children.

Introducing wildlife from Southern Africa; Big 5, the Marine 5 and the Small 5!


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11 Day – Family Safari to Botswana

This is a fun family safari staying at three camp destinations that feature a luxury family tent with two adjoining rooms. Explore the game rich Okavango Delta, border of the Moremi Game Reserve and the Linyanti Reserve.

Explore where the National Geographic documentaries have been filmed

Signature Safari Program - $6,550.00

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11 Day – Intrepid Tented Safari to Kenya

This Kenya flying safari offers comfortable tented accommodations at Samburu and Mara Intrepids, at an affordable price, in peak season. Game drives are in open 4x4 vehicles! The diversity of activities includes day and night game drives and hikes.

Visit the Marsh Pride of Lions in the Mara with Samson as your guide. He has been in the area for many years and is the King of Story-telling and how nature plays out in the open plain.


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11 Day – Plains of The Serengeti Private Tented Safari

Our most affordable safari with your own PRIVATE guide and vehicle. Experience staying in tented accommodations. Enjoy two full days of game viewing in the Serengeti. Daily departure based on 2-6 persons in one vehicle.

Sleeping Under Canvas on the Serengeti Plains – sit around the campfire as your guides tells his stories.


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12 Day – Botswana Wilderness Wing Safari (Classic Camps)

The package visits three Classic Camps. Photographic activities with resident camp guides. Begin in Victoria Falls at the Elephant Camp. Special high season group departures Jul 12, Jul 29, Aug 15, Aug 29, Sep 16, Nov 09. 2016 Special pricing for Mombo Trails.

Spread your wings and do it all - Safari and Victoria Falls


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12 Day – South African Big Five Safari and Cape Highlights

Spend six nights on safari in two different camps as you search for the Big Five in a Private Game Reserve. The extended stay allows you to enjoy the comforts of your traditional safari lodges. End with time in Cape Town.

Spend half a day to visit cheetah conservation near Tanda Tula and a village near Cheetah Plains game reserve. In Cape Town an optional visit to Iliso Care Society.


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12 Day – Active Wildlife Safari of Southern Africa

Combines two experiences at great value for 7 nights on safari. Mashatu in Botswana has photographic hides, and film Big 5 in the Sabi Sands private game reserve near Kruger in South Africa. Sightsee in Mpumalanga. Wildlife viewing by vehicle, plus walking safaris and mountain bike riding. Departures are daily.

Mashatu, in southern Botswana, has been part of the Northern Tuli Predator Project started in 2007. It focuses mainly on the study of lions and leopards. Additional large carnivore species have also since been selected for further studies, including spotted hyenas and cheetah. The local guides will identify many of the Predators during your family safari.


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12 Day – Running Wild Exclusive Safari to Botswana

The ULTIMATE way to experience Botswana! You are lead by an expert Private naturalist guide and your private vehicle throughout! Also included are two parks where you stay in intimate, small camps where your specialist guides can share his wealth of information during the diversity of activities.

Brooks Kamanakao is our “go to” guide when booking a private Botswana safari.


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14 Day – Family Adventure to Zimbabwe

This itinerary offers the ultimate family safari as you travel to three diverse areas including Victoria Falls with the Upper Zambezi, Hwange and the cultural site of Matobo Hills. Opportunity to participate in a day or two of voluntourism projects.

We know Zimbabwe well and love it! Explore the Zambezi River by boat, rock climb through the Bushmen art in the caves of Matobo Hills, and experience sitting, surrounded by elephant at a watering hole hide in Hwange. A great trip for families who also want to include a day to volunteer at a school or orphanage.


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14 Day – Family Wildlife and Wilderness Safari to Tanzania

Great value for families, teenagers and children! Expert private guiding, first class mobile camping and visits with local tribes. Conde Nast Traveler and Travel+Leisure have recognized us in as the top Safari Outfitter to plan family safaris! Departures daily / customize itinerary.

Our guiding team in Tanzania is the best - it really is! A highlight includes Kisima Ngeda where Chris and Nani do so many wonderful things for the Hadzape and Datoga people living in the area to improve their lives.


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14 Day – South Africa Family Safari to the Cape

This family adventure visits Kwandwe Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape, Cape Town and ends with three nights at Grootbos Nature Reserve. See traditional "Big Five" game as well as the “Big Five” of the ocean. Family friendly accommodations.

Malaria Free! Please speak with one of our expert safari consultants who has traveled with their own children.


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15 Day – Best of Southern Africa Safari

One of our most popular programs! This safari combines a "bit of everything" that Southern Africa has to offer. Safari to a private game reserve near Kruger and then into Chobe, Botswana. Sightseeing in Cape Town and Victoria Falls.

Customize your days of touring to include time in villages, schools and other projects that we can arrange in Cape Town and Victoria Falls.


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15 Day – Diamond Skies Safari to South Africa

Explore diverse South Africa including Sabi Sand private game reserve near Kruger, Cape Town and the Tswalu Reserve on the edge of the Kalahari. Activities are varied including game drives, walks and at Tswalu you can go horseback riding and archaeological exploration!

Let us tailor make the activities at each destination to suit your family dynamics!


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15 Day – Group Eyes on Elephant Safari to Zimbabwe

This AWARD WINNING photographic safari was selected in National Geographic Traveler Magazine's "50 Tours of a Lifetime". Photographic guides Nic Polenakis, Dave Carsons and Nick Murray lead you on the game drives, and half day canoeing and walking activities. 2016 Departures: Jun 19, Jul 10, Jul 31, Aug 21, Sep 01, Sep 25

A perfect Adventure for teenagers.

Signature Safari Program - $10,995.00

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8 Day – Madagascar Wildlife

This itinerary focuses on the unusual natural history of Madagascar, which is located off the southeast coast of Africa and offers one of the most interesting regions for unique flora and fauna.


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8 Day – Wild Dog in Mana Pools Bushlife Conservancy Project

Spend a week in Mana Pools participating with the Bushlife Conservancy. Donate your time to record elephant sightings and perhaps track wild dog, supporting their ongoing work with the Painted Dog Research program.


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9 Day – Mother Africa Voluntourism to Zimbabwe

On our Mother Africa Voluntourism trip to Zimbabwe, you will spend 8 days on this project which arises from the truly magnificent ecological surroundings. The community project will be spent helping out in the villages, schools and orphanage near Matobo Hills, Bulawayo. Zimbabwe is also a country rich in wildlife and a further few days will be spent in the conservation field of Hwange National Park.


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Family Fun on Safari

Our featured Family Fun on Safari programs are suggested itineraries. We typically modify to customize your family a private safari. Travel+Leisure has recognized us in the prestigious World’s Best Awards (2014 safari outfitter to plan family safaris) and their A-List for the 6th year in a row (2014-2009). Also chosen 11 years in a row as one of the World’s Top Travel Specialists inConde Nast Traveler, Mark Nolting is the go to person for “family safaris” in 2014-2015!


Traditionally our East Africa customized safaris have so much to offer:

  • Quality game viewing in the most diverse scenery including Mt. Kilimanjaro,  the Serengeti plains and Ngorongoro Crater, 
  • Private customized safaris led by the best guiding team in Tanzania, 
  • A cultural immersion with the local Masaai, Datoga and Hadzapi bushmen,
  • Voluntourism for a day or more in the foothills of Kilimanjaro,
  • Snorkelling and beach time in Zanzibar and Pemba. 

However, equally in Southern Africa we can outfit independent experiences that include:

  • Sightseeing in scenic Cape Town and Victoria Falls,
  • Close up Big Five viewing in the private game reserves near Kruger in South Africa, 
  • The unique water/land ecosystems of the Okavango Delta and grasslands of Moremi in Botswana, 
  • Walking and tracking safaris with top professional guides, like our award winning “Eyes on Elephant Safari” in Zimbabwe,
  • Beach getaways on the Garden Route, the Wild Coast or Maputaland Coast of South Africa, 
  • Voluntourism at schools and villages that we support in Matobo Hills, Mana Pools, and Hwange in Zimbabwe. 

Family Fun on Safari