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Why is Botswana such a great destination for a Family Safari?

Botswana is a perfect destination if you are contemplating a family safari to Africa. Coming from Botswana I am a little biased and think this is the best place, but of course there are other such wonderful family safari destinations such as Zimbabwe, South...

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So where is the Best family safari in Kenya?

This is a difficult one – as Kenya is just oozing with the most incredible places and experiences for the ultimate family safari – for all ages!

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For the perfect non malaria family safari, head to South Africa

The great thing about taking children to South Africa is that there is no jet lag to contend with plus the bonus of night flights.

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What can you expect on a Private Guided Safari?

When you are on safari in Africa, your activities may be varied with game drives, walking safaris and maybe even wildlife watching from a canoe or motorboat, but what is consistent is that you always have a guide with you.

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The Okavango Delta in Botswana offers diversity of landscapes, fauna & flora

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Okavango Delta is a wonderland of wilderness, with beautiful landscapes and a plethora of wildlife.

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Enjoy Sri Lanka’s hidden secrets by special arrangement only!

Sri Lanka is blossoming right now. For the last few years this pretty island has quietly been establishing its mark as a must visit destination, high on cognoscenti’s travel lists.

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North Island, Seychelles – a private island paradise with conservation at its heart

Flying in from Mahé by helicopter to North Island, it is a short 15 minute flight, where you can experience magnificent views of clear turquoise waters and untouched white sandy beaches.

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Why my recent trip home to Botswana proved to be such a delight!

My recent trip ‘home’ to Botswana where I grew up, lived and worked in the safari industry, once again reminded me just how wonderful this country is. A recent good rainy season had replenished waterholes and the grass levels in some places were as high as...

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Why has Sasaab Camp, Samburu, Kenya been attracting so much publicity?

Sasaab Camp, which is located close to Samburu National Park, aired on BBC television’s Amazing Hotels with Giles Coren and Monica Galetti, is an absolutely glorious camp located in a breath taking part of Kenya’s central region.

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Where in Kenya can you share breakfast with a Rothschild Giraffe?

From Nairobi’s international Airport, Jomo Kenyatta, it is around a 40 minute to 1½ hour's drive to Giraffe Manor, as this very much depends on the traffic and the time of day.

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Where are the top 3 Malaria-free regions for family safaris in South Africa?

South Africa is a magnet for travellers seeking diversity in all if its glory, a simple two week journey can incorporate so many different experiences and contrasting landscapes. One of the added bonuses is that it offers the chance to observe magnificent w...

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Where can you 'bake a cake' on a Family Safari in Africa?

With baking having become the new fashionable hobby spanning all generations we cannot ignore the trend! On family safaris (our favourite type of safari) baking is an essential ingredient to ensure younger children have fun!

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Where are the best family safaris in Africa?

It is difficult to say unequivocally just what the perfect family safari is, for as you well know, in 25 years, we have never assembled two family safaris the same as the requirement is different for each family. I am lucky enough to take my own family on s...

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Best Family Safaris in Kenya and South Africa

Depending upon how adventurous the parents are, we often turn to South Africa for families with very young children – perhaps 5 years and younger – as being non malarial, some families feel happier about this – (but that’s another topic!)

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Where are the Best Kenya Family Safaris?

Coming from Kenya and having taken my own family on safari there most years, I am quite clear about what makes a family safari to this country so successful. It offers great diversity - which is key - as there is so much more to just game viewing!

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Family Safaris Botswana

Having lived in the Okavango Delta over twenty years ago, I was keen to take my own family on safari to Botswana to show them just how beautiful and breathtaking this country is.

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Non Malarial Safaris

These safaris are predominantly either for families with very young children or for perhaps women who are pregnant or for anyone who is on medication and perhaps cannot take anti malarial tablets.

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Where are the best child friendly safaris?

Having just returned from Botswana with my own family, I can enthusiastically recommend this wonderful country as being one of the best regions in Africa for a child friendly safari.

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Where to Enjoy The Best Family Holidays

The very best family holiday, in my opinion, is a safari. A safari offers absolutely everything and is a fun filled holiday, whether a young child or a teenager, and perfection is then ending up on the coast or sailing around an island at the end.

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Family Safaris in Africa

There is nothing quite like family safaris in Africa! This is because a family safari offers so many different and constantly new and interesting experiences on a daily basis – so for even the shortest attention span, there is always lots on offer and loads...

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Family Safaris

Family Safaris to me are the ultimate family holiday! There is non stop entertainment, fun and education all thrown together!

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Family friendly safaris to Kenya

Coming from Kenya myself, I may be slightly biased, but I hope I am still objective in my thought processes. I have been lucky enough to take my own family on safari each year throughout Africa, so why do I still maintain that Kenya pips the post when it co...

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South Africa’s best family safari holidays

Taking my own family back to South Africa on safari each year, I am constantly amazed at all the new, exciting and adventurous activities on offer in this magnificent country! From stand up paddling, to quad biking, mountain biking – a family safari is not ...

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Cape Town Top 5 Tours for families

Cape Town is alive with action and adventure and now the perfect destination for families. With amazing weather for much of the year you are being spoilt for choice with so many different experiences - from malaria free safaris to villas on the beach, to fu...

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Africa’s Top Five Family Safaris

I started taking my own children on safari from the age of four because I come from Africa and I visit my family each year and take the children to see their grandparents and extended family.

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The benefits of a tailor-made safari

There are certain things that the majority of people will want to do and see when they go on a safari but the chances are, with (for example) a family group travelling together, that there will be differing individual ideas as to specific priorities.

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How to choose the best safari accommodation for families

There are many different elements that make up the perfect family safari, but one of the foremost in terms of children’s interest overall is likely to be where one stays. Not only will carefully choosing the right location and style of property or camp ensu...

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The best family holidays in Sri Lanka

If you were to design the perfect family holiday, it would involve plenty of opportunity to enjoy the nature and wilderness, a bit of soft adventure and certainly beaches. That, broadly speaking, describes Sri Lanka.

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Where are the best family holidays in Asia?

There is no better way for your children to experience other cultures than by travelling. We all know that travelling with children can be extra work - but the rewards are surely more than worth it! Children love seeing new places and doing new things. They...

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Floating Homes – The Houseboats of Kashmir

Farooq Wangnoo has more white in his beard than the last time I saw him – mainly because that was 26 years ago and Farooq didn’t own a beard. He’s leaner but there is the same glimmering smile, the soft-spoken humour and the fanatic gleam when talk turns to...

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