Africa is a fabulous destination for family holidays. Your children will love the exhilaration of spotting wild African animals on a Safari through the plains, or delight in the unique natural beauty of Marrakesh. Although Africa isn’t normally thought of as the ideal family holiday destination, it’s actually a fantastic place to enjoy some of the most unusual and unforgettable holidays around.
Morocco has long been a favourite destination for family holidays on the African continent, and while younger children will delight in the chaos of Marrakesh and its child-friendly activities, families with older kids can take time out to enjoy an adventurous camel ride across the Sahara desert or relax on the perfect white sands of the Cape Verde coastline.
Egypt is perfect as a family holiday destination. This unique country is one big adventure park, and families can spend their time sailing down the Nile on a felucca, riding camels through the desert, visiting the mystical Pyramids or learning to scuba dive in the exotic red sea. With so much to so, it’ll be hard to find time to relax.
Or visit the ever popular Masai Mara Game Reserve renowned worldwide for its wildlife and delivers on every level. Sightings of rhino, hippo and lion combined with meeting Masai warriors provides the ultimate African safari experience. You can get to experience this on a family adventure holiday which would also include a visit to the magnificent Rift Valley Lakes. More details...
Please remember to check the government recommendations for vaccinations and other travel advice before you leave.
One of the worlds most stunning cities offers a blend of dramatic scenery, glorious beaches and fascinating culture.
Full of excitement and adventure, Marrakech is a perfect destination for families, offering something for everyone to enjoy. Just a short flight away from most European cities, you can escape the humdrum everyday world within hours, and soon find yourself enjoying an oasis of family fun.
Sharm el Sheikh, “The City of Peace” is one of the most extraordinary diving locations, and with its child friendly resorts is also a great destination for family holidays.
There are some places that seem to have escaped the onslaught of package holidays and endless streams of families looking for their ideal break. A resort where you will not feel pressured or rushed, a chance to enjoy life at a slower pace.
Durban is the largest city in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal and the third largest city in the country
Zambia is a landlocked African country with eight countries bordering it, but despite its lack of coastline, it is still a fabulous place for a family holiday with plenty of attractions on offer to delight children.
Visit Kenya, land of the Masai warrior, and enjoy a family holiday a world apart.
In an extinct volcano crater lies Africa’s kingdom of pleasure, Sun City! It is one of the largest resorts in the world and is often referred to as the 'Las Vegas' of South Africa.
Tanzania is perfect as a family holiday destination, particularly for all those visitors with an adventurous spirit.
This is a city of striking contrast and considerable wealth, Jo’Burg was founded just over 120 years ago.