Penguins on Boulders Beach

20 Unforgettable Family Experiences in Africa

Travelling as a family can be incredibly rewarding. Although Africa isn’t the typical ‘package holiday’ destination, with careful planning your family can have an unforgettable experience together on the continent.

Here are some of the most memorable African experiences for families:

  1. Go for a treasure hunt on Table Mountain
  2. Race down Sossusvlei Dunes together – or go sandboarding!
  3. Learn to hunt by bow and arrow with a Masai Askari
  4. Adopt an elephant at the Sheldrick orphanage
  5. Take the wine tram and tractor ride in the Cape winelands
  6. Educate the kids about wildlife species with a checklist in Etosha Pan
  7. Breakfast with hippos on the Zambezi River
  8. Swim with penguins on Boulders Beach
  9. Run with wild horses in Aus
  10. Surf lessons in Muizenberg
  11. Play with meerkats in Makgadikgadi Pan
  12. A week of water sports in Mauritius
  13. Swimming on top of Victoria Falls at Devil’s Pool
  14. Ride a mokoro canoe together in the Okavango Delta
  15. Swim with dolphins in Mozambique
  16. Explore the spice farms of Zanzibar
  17. Search for wild desert adapted elephant in Damaraland
  18. Go whale watching in Hermanus
  19. Having tea with a Himba family in Namibia
  20. Dancing to a ‘Secret Sunset’ at a beach in Cape Town
Hiking Sossusvlei Dunes
Hiking Sossusvlei Dunes

Interested to know how these experiences can be woven together in an itinerary tailor made for your family? Please contact us to start planning!