Activities for Children in Southern Africa

Africa is a great place to travel with kids. Two of our kids have been travelling there with us since they were in the womb and all 3 have all been there every couple of years since birth.

Things younger kids will love

  • All the amazing animals, birds, plants, place and people of southern Africa
  • Spending time with the African penguins in Cape Town (all ages)
  • Doing the canopy tour (zip-lining) at Victoria Falls (all ages)
  • Valley of the Waves water park, Sun City (all ages)
  • Desert animal tours in Namibia (all ages)
  • Sunset drives and night drives in national parks (minimum age 6 years)
  • Some luxury lodges have children’s programs, including child care and special game drives (all ages)
  • Playing in the sand at many of the camp sites (our kids judge camp sites by the quality of the sand!) (all ages)
  • Scooter tours of Cape Town and  Table Mountain Mountain (minimum age 4 years)
  • Quad biking tour of Soweto (all ages)
  • Quad biking in the Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana (all ages)
  • Bike riding tours of townships, e.g. Soweto (all ages)
  • Segway tours of Durban (minimum age 10 years)
  • Pony riding in Lesotho (all ages)
  • Hiking in the Drakensberg Mountains (all ages)
  • Playing on the beaches of the Cape and Kwa-Zulu Natal
  • Meerkat tours in South Africa and Botswana (all ages)

Things older kids and teenagers will love

See our Kids Own page and Travelling with children blogs for more information and Contact Us so we can work with you to tailor-make a great family holiday in southern Africa!

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