Best family adventure holidays
7. Escape to the Cape – in style
South Africa’s malaria-free Eastern Cape stars in this twin-centre self-drive from Rainbow Tours. It features five nights at the V&A Hotel on Cape Town’s Waterfront, plus five nights at the Fancourt Hotel and Country Club in George, gateway to the Garden Route. Top family outings in Cape Town include taking the Cableway up Table Mountain, driving to the Cape of Good Hope and seeing the penguins at Boulders. The Garden Route, meanwhile, is brimming with activities, from whale watching and Big Five safaris to steam train rides and walking with elephants.
How much? From £7,880 for a family of two adults and two children under 12, including international flights, car hire and accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis, plus a free pass on the Cape Town Hop-on/Hop-off Bus, six dinner vouchers, two complimentary spa treatments and a free round of golf at the Fancourt Hotel.