Kenya Family Safari: The Movie

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Kenya Family safari Cottars mess

What is it REALLY like, going on a Kenya family safari? What happens when you arrive? What is a game drive? Is sleeping in a tent like a home camping holiday? What will the kids do every day? So many questions, and try as they might, a tour operator cannot get you to feel what it’s like to go on … Read More

Searching for Africa’s Little Five

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elephant-shrews

Guests are always eager to get on their way in search of The Big Five. Seeing these sought after animals is one of the main reasons why they chose a safari holiday. Cameras snap away as they spot lions, elephants, buffalos, rhinos, and if they are lucky enough, the elusive leopard. But, what about the little guys?  Sometimes, we also … Read More

Four Seasons Serengeti: Review 2017

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Four Seasons Serengeti Review 2017 Waterhole

‘We had our own swimming pool in our room, and a water hole about five metres away from us where there were elephants drinking from it. It was the best. There was a terrapin on the water’s edge and a lizard on a rock. They even gave us a biscuit safari with our names on in chocolate sauce. Masai warriors … Read More

Namibia Safari – The Ultimate Family Vacation

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Namibia Safari

We know what you’re thinking already. “Take my kids to a country that is predominantly desert? You must be joking!” Actually, we’re dead serious. It may not seem like the obvious choice when choosing the ultimate destination for a family vacation in Africa, however, trust us when we tell you that it’s extremely hard to beat a Namibia safari. While … Read More

Nature and Children: Close the Gap!

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Walking with Bushmen

Eco-psychologist, Bill Plotkin says that the best template for human maturation from birth through old age is equal parts nature and culture. And we couldn’t agree more. As family safari experts, we’ve seen firsthand how children relish in nature’s classroom while learning about flora, fauna, ecosystems and the different seasons. In addition to this, children who are connected to the … Read More