April is the month of TRAVEL. Every Thursday we inspire you with places you must visited in the world (with or without kids). And today we take the whole family on safari in South Africa!
[Advertorial] A day of strolling around in the urban zoo; always good for a day out with the kids. But how cool is it, to spot the real animals on the South African savannah. With a guide as a ranger go through life, looking for the big 5 and evening thud at the campfire with exciting stories. South Africa appeals to the imagination and is -according to us- the ultimate travel destination with kids.
To take away some uncertainties; South Africa is more developed than many people think, and with your own rental car you can travel safely through the country. Choose the selected wildlife parks in malaria-free areas. With direct flights and no time difference, it’s going to be a carefree trip. Let the holiday begin…
…in Cape Town. In this charming port city you start quietly, and popping. The VOC fort is in fact ushered in with cannon fire every day. Your private guide will take you into the African-Dutch through the past of the city. Waddle among the penguins at Boulder Beach and ascend by cable car to the top of Table Mountain.
Spot wild animals
In South Africa it’s all about going on safari. After an early breakfast on route, when the animals are still active before sunrise. You feel a healthy tension in the family, today it’s going to happen. Rhinos, elephants, zebras, giraffes and lions; these animals you may soon face, but really, in the wild.
There are wildlife parks near Cape Town. Here no long distances and intense trailes, a lot to discover, so suitable for toddlers. In the north of South Africa you drive your own car through a nature; with tips from a professional safari ranger and booklet to get you going. And finally, the ultimate safari suitable for children over 6 years; sleeping in a safari tent in the middle of the park and by jeep -with your ranger first- you ture over the savannah. South Africa offers safaris like this for children of all ages.
Would you like to travel to South Africa with your kids? Zuid-AfrikaKids, part of RiksjaKids specializes in offering individual journeys with children. Experienced travel specialists, who are mothers and love to travel with their children, to advise you and help you to make your own dream trip together.