This itinerary is ideal with young children, as the Madikwe reserve is malaria free and allows young children on game drives. The time spent on the road is also very limited so you can make the most out of your week.
Safaris and bush walks in Madikwe, water games and sports, cultural encounters in Sun City. A sneak peak into Johannesbourg to start or finish this programme focused on one region.
Take some days to visit Cape Town and the Western Cape.
Arrive in Johannesburg and road to your hotel (with a hired car or a private transfer). Afternoon of visits around Johannesburg (Lion Park, Gold Reef City or Montecasino…). Overnight at Guest house or Hotel in Johannesburg.
Road to Madikwe Game Reserve, in the North West province (+/- 4h drive), a malaria-free safari destination. Check in at your Lodge, where kids are allowed on game drives from any age, and lunch
Afternoon Safari in a 4×4 in the reserve, looking for the Big 5 with your ranger. Some safari activities are specially designed for the youngest ones (spoor tracking, shorter game drives…). Overnight and Dinner at the Lodge – Family room.
2 days on Full board with 2 game activities per day.
Early morning Safari in Madikwe and transfer to the Sun City resort (+/- 2h drive). Overnight in Sun City Hotel in a family room.
Days at leisure to enjoy the many activities and facilities of the resort (Ballooning, Valley of the Waves, Butterfly world, Cultural Village, Motorised watersports, Golf, Health spa, Helicopter flights, Horseriding, Kids club, Crocodile farm, Zip line, Squash, tennis and volley ball, Paragliding).
Morning at leisure and transfer to Johannesburg airport for your international flight.
Self drive or guided tour from Cape Town to the Big 5 - 9 Nights
Self-drive or guided tour from Cape Town to The Kruger National Park – 12 Nights
Cape Town region and Safaris in Kruger Park – 10 Nights
Cape Town, the Garden Route and Kruger Park – 8 Nights
A family journey to South Africa – 7 Nights
Extension Victoria Falls and Botswana – 3 Nights