South Africa Vacation for Families

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11 Days
Johannesburg, Madikwe Game Reserve, Cape Town , Western Cape

This South Africa Family Vacation welcomes you to the enchanting land of South Africa, where breathtaking landscapes, diverse wildlife, and vibrant cultures converge to create an unforgettable family vacation. This remarkable destination offers an abundance of activities and attractions that cater to the young and the youthful. Whether you seek thrilling adventures, educational experiences, or simply wish to relax amidst nature's wonders, South Africa has it all. So, pack your bags, gather your loved ones, and get ready for an extraordinary journey through this captivating country.

11-day/10-night package featuring Madikwe Game Reserve, Cape Town, and the Cape Whale Coast. Includes accommodations of your choice, private arrival & departure transfers, suggested safari activities and sightseeing tours of your choice.


  • Keytours 24-hour emergency assistance telephone line
  • Private transfers with English-speaking driver as per the itinerary
  • Accommodations of your choice
  • Sightseeing tours and/or activites of your choice


  • Items of a personal nature
  • All other items not mentioned as included
  • Select local taxes where applicable
  • Travel insurance; please inquire with your Keytours travel consultant




Arrival - Johannesburg

Welcome to Johannesburg! Upon arrival at Oliver Tambo International Airport, you will be met by your private driver and will be driven to the accommodation of your choice. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.



Johannesburg - Madikwe Game Reserve

Today, embark on a picturesque road journey from Johannesburg to your enchanting Madikwe safari lodge, which will take approximately 5 hours. Nestled in the North West Province of South Africa, Madikwe Game Reserve awaits you as a premier safari destination. Spanning approximately 290 square miles, it stands as one of the largest game reserves in the country. Prepare to encounter a diverse range of wildlife within its borders, including the renowned Big Five—elephant, lion, leopard, rhinoceros, and buffalo—alongside a multitude of other fascinating species.



Madikwe Game Reserve

At Madikwe Game Reserve, visitors have the opportunity to embark on thrilling game drives led by experienced rangers. These captivating excursions take place in open four-by-four vehicles, offering guests an up-close and personal encounter with the incredible wildlife residing in the reserve. With their extensive knowledge of the animals and their behavior, the rangers provide valuable insights throughout the safari experience, enhancing your understanding and appreciation of the remarkable ecosystem. Prepare to be immersed in the wonders of Madikwe as you witness its diverse wildlife in their natural habitat, creating lasting memories and a deeper connection to the natural world.



Madikwe Game Reserve

Get ready for another exhilarating day as you fully immerse yourself in the captivating wilderness of Madikwe Game Reserve. Your itinerary includes both morning and afternoon game drives, ensuring ample opportunities to explore and encounter the diverse inhabitants of this remarkable reserve. With each game drive, you'll embark on a thrilling adventure, venturing deep into the heart of the reserve's untamed beauty. From the majestic Big Five to the multitude of fascinating species that call this place home, prepare to witness wildlife in their natural habitat like never before. Embrace the excitement and embrace the wonders that await you in Madikwe Game Reserve.



Madikwe Game Reserve - Johannesburg - Cape Town

After your final morning game drive (time permitting) and a satisfying breakfast, it will be time to bid farewell to the captivating wilderness of Madikwe Game Reserve. Embark on a road transfer back to Johannesburg, which will take approximately 5 hours. As you journey back, take in the scenic views and reflect on the incredible wildlife encounters you've experienced. Upon arrival in Johannesburg, you will need to check in for your scheduled flight to Cape Town (flights available upon request). Once you land in Cape Town, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. With the remainder of the day at your leisure, take the opportunity to unwind and acclimate to the vibrant atmosphere of the city. Rest and recharge, as tomorrow promises a full day to immerse yourself in exploring the wonders of the renowned "Mother City," Cape Town.



Cape Town

Begin your day with an unforgettable excursion to Table Mountain, a true icon of Cape Town. Hop on the cable car and ascend to the summit, where breathtaking panoramic views of the city await you. Marvel at the sweeping vistas of Cape Town's coastline, cityscape, and surrounding natural beauty. As your exploration of Cape Town continues, be sure to visit the renowned Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. This vibrant waterfront precinct offers a delightful blend of attractions, from world-class shopping and a wide array of dining options to captivating entertainment experiences. Take your time to peruse the diverse shops, indulge in delectable cuisine, and soak up the lively atmosphere. For a fascinating aquatic adventure, don't miss the chance to visit the Two Oceans Aquarium, where you can discover a mesmerizing array of marine life. With so much to see and do in Cape Town, take the opportunity to immerse yourself in its rich cultural heritage, visit historical landmarks, or simply stroll along the picturesque streets. As you navigate this captivating city, let its unique blend of natural beauty, history, and modern delights leave an indelible mark on your travel memories.



Cape Town

You may opt to embark on a mesmerizing full-day Cape Peninsula tour, where you'll journey along the enchanting coastal roads that showcase the region's stunning beauty. Explore the charming seaside town of Hout Bay, with its breathtaking views and optional boat trips to Seal Island. Continue along the world-famous Chapman's Peak Drive, known for its dramatic coastal cliffs and panoramic vistas of the Atlantic Ocean. Marvel at the awe-inspiring scenery that unfolds before you, providing ample opportunities for unforgettable photos and memories. Reach the iconic Cape Point, where the Atlantic and Indian Oceans meet. Stand at the edge of the dramatic cliffs and soak in the incredible views from the lighthouse perched atop. Discover the unique flora and fauna within the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, a sanctuary for diverse wildlife and indigenous plant species. Conclude your journey with a visit to Boulders Beach, where you can encounter an adorable colony of African penguins. Witness these charming creatures in their natural habitat, as they waddle along the sandy shores and frolic in the crystal-clear waters. This full-day Cape Peninsula tour promises a captivating blend of scenic beauty, iconic landmarks, and remarkable wildlife encounters, leaving you with cherished memories of this extraordinary coastal paradise.



Cape Town - Whale Coast

Embark on a scenic drive from Cape Town to the renowned Whale Coast in South Africa, where breathtaking coastal landscapes and the chance to witness majestic whales await during the whale-watching season. Nestled along the southern coast of the Western Cape province, the Whale Coast is home to charming towns like Hermanus, Gansbaai, and Stanford. Choose to make the Walker Bay Area your base, where you can indulge in a variety of activities over a span of three days. Whether you prefer a relaxed getaway or an adventure-filled experience, this stunning natural location offers something for everyone. With the freedom to customize your itinerary, you can savor the tranquility of the area, take leisurely walks along pristine beaches, or partake in thrilling adventures such as hiking, whale watching, shark cage diving, kayaking, or snorkeling to explore the captivating marine life.



Whale Coast

Walker Bay is renowned for its exceptional whale-watching opportunities. From June to December, the bay becomes a haven for southern right whales as they migrate to mate and give birth. Witnessing these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat is an unforgettable experience, whether you opt for a boat tour or prefer to observe them from the shore. The sight of these gentle giants breaching and playing in the water is truly awe-inspiring. For those seeking an adrenaline rush, Walker Bay offers the thrilling chance to embark on a shark cage diving adventure. Gansbaai, a town nestled in Walker Bay, proudly holds the title of the "Great White Shark Capital of the World." Here, you can come face to face with these majestic predators in a controlled and safe environment. It's an opportunity to marvel at their power, grace, and sheer presence up close, leaving an indelible impression on your senses.



Whale Coast

Make the most of another day filled with exciting activities in Walker Bay (availability may vary depending on your accommodation). Add a thrilling element to your visit and explore the landscapes from a unique perspective by engaging in activities such as sea kayaking, quad biking, and zip-lining. Indulge in a delightful picnic amidst the picturesque scenery, savoring the flavors while surrounded by nature's beauty. Additionally, you can embark on invigorating hikes and visit the nature reserves in the surrounding areas, providing opportunities to discover the region's rich biodiversity and breathtaking vistas. Please note that the availability and inclusion of these activities may vary depending on your chosen accommodation. Some activities may be included, while others may require an additional cost.



Whale Coast - Departure

You will check out of your hotel and meet your private driver for the approximate 2-hour transfer to the Cape Town International Airport where you will check-in for your onward flight.

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