This 9-day itinerary from Classic Journeys was created with the whole family in mind and has elements that everyone will love. Prowling the bush on safari and spotting the Big Five is always a highlight, and bonding over what you've seen throughout the day back in a luxury lodge is the ultimate family bonding experience.
Beyond the wildlife, you'll experience all that makes South Africa so special, from jaw-dropping views at the top of the Cape of Good Hop to the adorable penguins you’ll find on the beaches down below. Get a taste of city life after your time in the wilderness and explore Cape Town, along with an eye-opening look at its history with visits to Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned and to the cultural townships that grew in the aftermath of apartheid. The whole family with enjoy the culinary walk—kids will especially love the desserts and parents will appreciate the wine-tasting opportunities. A full-time local guide throughout the trip ensures you're in the best hands the whole time.