Planning a family holiday in South Africa? This diverse and easy-to-get-around country delivers everything from malaria-free Big 5 safaris to tropical beaches and championship golf courses. Choose from self-drive, scheduled or tailor-made holidays but you can always expect sunny, family-oriented destinations plus plenty of child-friendly accommodation with loads of activities.
If you've ever wanted to treat your family to a holiday that they will never forget, try this extraordinary combination of family-friendly destinations - an absolute classic.
Self-drive your family from the leafy Cape Winelands to a malaria-free Big 5 reserve via the scenic Garden Route on this well-paced, can-do family holiday - add on a few days in Cape Town to start.
Incorporate action, romance & Big 5 adventure on this fun-filled, 11-day self-drive tour from Cape Town via the Cape Winelands to the Kruger National park.
This dynamic 14-day tour combines cosmopolitan Cape Town with an exclusive Sabi Sand Big 5 safari & a toes-in-sand Mauritian island holiday.
A fly-in sensational safari combining two private game reserves with amazing Big 5 sightings and bird-watching - ideal for families.
Experience Cape Town from the heart of the Waterfront before heading north for a Big 5 safari in a private Kruger reserve but save some energy - 5 nights on a tropical island are still to come.
The warm Indian Ocean, a child-friendly beach resort and an astonishing Big 5 private reserve are all on the menu of this self-drive adventure - this one will deliver the complete family holiday.
Kick off with a Big 5 safari before jetting off to a luxury beachfront resort on ever-sunny Mauritius - this tour features children-oriented accommodation so parents get a holiday too!
Featuring a fantastic itinerary, this 2-week tour alternates the big views of Cape Town and Victoria Falls with the big game of Kruger and Chobe - a great blend of drama and relaxation.
At a Glance
Easy logistics, self-drive itineraries, diverse safari, city & beach destinations, plenty of child-friendly accommodation & tons of animals - South Africa was made for family holidays.