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Safari expert, ex-teacher and founder of Abambo, Rosanne Cobb is the voice of authority on getting you and your kids to the best of Africa and its wildlife. Here she offers her top 10 safari getaways to suit different ages

1/10 South Africa Safari and City

An awesome week’s adventure in South Africa: three nights on safari and four nights exploring Cape Town and surrounds.

Notten’s Bush Camp is a family-run safari lodge of just eight suites, overlooking a waterhole in the southern Sabi Sand Private Reserve – arguably the best reserve in South Africa. A lap pool, manicured lawn, pavilion and spa offer plenty of opportunities for you to soak up the African ambience in between game drives.

Next it’s down to vibrant Cape Town to stay at More Quarters Hotel: a collection of stylish apartments, located in the quiet suburb of Gardens. The hotel is within strolling distance of boutique stores, restaurants and bars, and a complimentary chauffeur service is available to transfer you to the V&A Waterfront. With Cape Town as a base you could head into the Winelands for a spot of wine tasting, head up, up and away in a balloon or helicopter, swim with sharks, cycle to see penguins…

  • What: Seven nights in South Africa (FB three nights, B&B four nights)
  • Where: Kruger’s Sabi Sand and Cape Town, South Africa
  • Price: £4,884* (£1,221 per person based on a family of four)
  • Recommended kids ages: 10 - 11
  • Get in touch with Rose at Abambo Family Safaris for a full itinerary and availability.

*July/August rates; includes a free night in Cape Town; does not include any flights. Price subject to change according to forex rates.

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