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

Claire BirtwhistleSafari trips

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!

Claire BirtwhistleSafari trips

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

Africa All Inclusive Vacations Under $500 a Day

Hillary GaertnerSafari trips

best all inclusive vacations

This isn’t a late April Fool’s joke. We know an African safari holiday can look like an expensive vacation at first glance, but here’s what you need to know – there is A LOT included in the price of your stay. Like twice daily game drives, one in the morning and afternoon when the animals are most active. On the … Read More

Traditional South African Food that Kids Will Love

Claire BirtwhistleSafari Tips

Dinner time on safari

For foodies, this is a dream come true. For parents, it can sound like a nightmare. Getting children to eat their meals on a good day can be a challenge, so the idea of asking them to try a food they’re completely unfamiliar with, can seem laughable.  While there is no shortage of restaurants and cafes in South Africa offering … Read More