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South Africa malaria-free family safari holiday

Big Five private safari combined with the incredible delights 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

Country

South Africa

Summary

Our South Africa malaria-free family safari holiday is the perfect way to combine a South Africa family safari with the incredible sights Cape Town.

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Itinerary overview – South Africa malaria-free family safari holiday

Over a period of 8 nights and 9 days, you’ll enjoy Big 5 wildlife viewing in a private game reserve, followed by tailor-made tours in Cape Town.

Suggested Accommodation:

The Residence Johannesburg

The Residence Johannesburg South Africa family holidays

Morukuru Owner’s House

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Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

Belmond Mount Nelson South Africa

Activities included:

On this luxury family safari holiday, you’ll have the opportunity to look for the Big 5 in the family friendly, malaria-free, Madikwe Game Reserve near the Botswana border. Here you will be staying in a luxury private safari house – Morukuru Owner’s House.

You’ll then travel on to Cape Town, where you’ll stay in the Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel and be able to explore the wonders of Cape Point and the Cape Winelands on your own, tailor-made tours. You’ll also have the opportunity to learn more about South Africa’s history with a Soweto tour in Johannesburg.

South Africa malaria-free family safari – pricing and considerations

This itinerary can be enjoyed all year round, but for those wanting the best wildlife viewing the peak time is from July to October.

South Africa family holidays are the most accessible on the continent, which makes this a perfect kids safari, particularly if it’s your first time.

Our guide price for this itinerary is from £2,795 / $3,775 per person (based on 2 adults and 2 children under 12), using our best value accommodation in June.

All our luxury family safari holidays are designed on an individual basis, so this will vary depending on time of year, activities, transport methods and choice of accommodation. The best way to start planning is to contact us.

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Johannesburg

Day 1

Following your international flight, you’ll be transferred from OR Tambo International airport to The Residence where you’ll spend one night on a bed and breakfast basis.

Relax and enjoy settling into your time in South Africa.

In the afternoon, head out for a guide tour of Soweto, one of South Africa’s most fascinating and historic districts.

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Madikwe Game Reserve

Day 2 - 4

This morning you will leave The Residence after breakfast and be transferred to the Fed Air hangar at OR Tambo airport for your shuttle flight to Madikwe Game Reserve. The duration of this flight is approximately 50 minutes.

Upon arrival at the Madikwe East airstrip, the Morukuru Family team will be waiting to take you through to your private villa. This transfer is a gamedrive already and takes ± 30 minutes.

You’ll be spending three nights in Morukuru Owner’s House – a private, 2-bedroom safari lodge on the banks of the Morico river.

In the afternoon, head out on a game drive in your private vehicle. Madikwe Game Reserve is South Africa’s leading Big Five malaria-free safari reserve.

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Cape Town

Day 5 - 8

After your last safari and breakfast you will be transferred to the airstrip for your charter flight to Johannesburg Airport and transferred to Main Terminal for you flight to Cape Town. On arrival in cape Town you will be met and transferred to the Mount Nelson Hotel.

Mount Nelson is an iconic hotel in a peaceful sanctuary in the heart of Cape Town. You will be staying in two superior rooms on a bed and breakfast basis.

Spend the next three days enjoying private guided tours of Cape Point, False Bay, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Boulders Penguin Colony, Cape Winelands, and more.

On the final day, you will be transferred to Cape Town international airport for your flight home.

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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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