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Malaria-free family safari

Enjoy peace of mind in Africa’s only guaranteed non-malarial game reserves

Malaria-free family safari
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South Africa is blessed with a variety of tempting destinations that can be enjoyed without the need for anti-malarial tablets.

All of the Western Cape is non-malarial, but perhaps less well known is where to head for a malaria-free family safari.

You will be pleased to learn, the options are many!

Malaria-free family safari
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Riverdene Family Safari Lodge Shamwari Game Reserve South Africa
Where to go?

The Eastern Cape game reserves of Shamwari and Kwandwe tie in beautifully with a visit to Cape Town and the Garden Route.

Madikwe and the Waterberg are located further north, closer to Johannesburg. These two can be easily combined to offer a varied South Africa family safari holiday with contrasting wildlife and habitats.

All these areas offer accommodation ranging from luxury, family-friendly lodges to more laid back alternatives. What they all have in common is the knowledge of how to look after you and your brood, and offer engaging and enriching experiences.

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What to do?

How your day looks will depend to a degree on the ages of your children. Older kids will join you on early morning and late afternoon game drives in search of the Big Five and other species. The evening might be rounded off with an open air movie night or learning about the stars.

For your fledglings who may not yet possess the attention span for a three hour game drive, they will be entertained back at the lodge. Identifying animal tracks, interactive wildlife quizzes, baking, and crafting are the order of the day.

 

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When to travel?

You can enjoy malaria-free family safaris year round, with cooler weather typically between June and September, coinciding with European and American summer holidays.

The summer months of November to March can be hot, and wet in the north. Easter is a great time to go, especially if you also want to spend time in and around Cape Town.

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  • South Africa malaria-free family safari holiday

    Search for the Big Five in a malaria-free private reserve, and experience the inimitable cityscape of Cape Town

    Guide Price From £2,795 | $3,775 per person (based on 2 adults and 2 children under 12)
    Duration 8 nights
    Best Months June - October
    Region Johannesburg, Madikwe Game Reserve, Cape Town,
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Why travel with Coral Tree?

We are the specialists in luxury Africa family safari holidays

We are Africa experts and also parents. We understand what makes a memorable family adventure.

Our knowledge and connections are unsurpassed

We have been living and working in African tourism for over two decades.

Every journey is tailored with your specific wishes in mind

No off-the-shelf packages or cookie-cutter itineraries. Unique family safaris.

Each trip funds grassroots conservation and girls education projects

You pay no more for the privilege, we support causes close to our hearts.

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We believe in expert advice and exceptional service

No half measures allowed.

Over the last twenty years, we have lived and worked in the luxury African tourism sector developing partnerships across the continent.

We know what makes a memorable family experience, and as parents, we understand what’s important to you.

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