Travelling with kids on a safari in Africa may seem like a daunting task. They can get bored very easily, especially on long road trips, and keeping their attention and interest piqued about wildlife can become a tedious, exhausting and stressful task. However, with proper planning and armed with the knowledge of what your kids enjoy, you can make a safari quite an enjoyable and memorable experience for the whole family.
Klaserie Drift is challenging the hospitality industry to give back and make a difference on Mandela Day, and they too are going to make a difference by donating 100 Santa Shoeboxes to Eco Children, their home-grown charity. Can you help make a difference?
Family safari in the green season? No animals to be seen in the thick green bush? Nonsense – it was a serious win and we’ll definitely be back again!
A small group of budding photographers, led by Mike Kendrick of Wild Shots Educational Outreach, are taught about conservation through a Sabi Sand photography safari.
A few of the fun and exciting activities that await your kids at Ant’s. So, parents, let’s make 2017 the year of adventures! Get in touch with us to start planning your family safari.
Children at a small rural school in northern Botswana will start the new year with an extra spring in their step.
Tongabezi invites all guests to visit the local trust school and meet the young learners and teachers of Tujatane.
The enthusiasm for education amongst this civil war savaged community is heart warming and makes you realise that there is no greater joy than giving a child something like access to education
Taking an African safari with your children can be a very rewarding experience, creating some unforgettable family memories!
Rwanda is becoming a popular choice for families looking for a unique holiday destination.
With a little planning you can create some lasting memories on a family safari with your young children. Here’s how.
Sharing the beauty of the African bush with your children is well worth the trouble. Here is one traveller’s experience when taking her kids on safari in Botswana for the first time.
This family’s youngest members fall in love with Kenya, its wildlife and its people.
Have the perfect family safari with these important tips.
Guests on safari take a stop at a school in Molatedi village to show their generosity and meet the local children.
A little girl hopes to not only raise money to donate towards saving endangered animals, but to also inspire people around the world and show children how they can help animals too!
Collect R200 as you pass ‘begin’ on your way to buying the Taj Cape Town.
Over the past 30 years, the Lapalala Wilderness School has been a breathtaking outdoor classroom, where children and young adults are exposed to nature.
A group of young boys have a fantastic time shooting Africa’s wildlife on a photo safari designed specifically for kids.
Two Zambian lodges that know how to take care of children on safari!
The St Cyprian’s girls are pulling out their paint brushes for Rhinos Without Borders in the light of World Rhino Day.
From 29th September to 2nd October 2015, Jaci’s Lodges will be holding their first photographic workshop and safari for children aged between 10 and 13 years old.
A fundraising tea party in order to raise money for a illustrated children’s book about rhinos.
Conservation starts with education and the “rescuing rhino” children’s book needs your funding!
A teenager calls on young people across the world to stand up and act to save wildlife. Here’s his advice on how they can make a difference.
This pre-school in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area aims to offer children in the Maasai community a chance for a better future.
With MyPlanet donations Food & Trees for Africa has successfully planted 161 trees through the Trees for All programme at nine schools.
A teenager’s account of his family vacation on a houseboat in Botswana’s Okavango Delta.
The Avianator Project is taking teachers and learners on a journey through the world of birds.
Here is what you need to know for planning a safari with children.
Fish eagles and cliff jumping with the local children at Lake Malawi.
Children visit a ‘pirate ship’ for the first time in Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront.
A child with a big heart saves up to adopt two African penguin chicks.
Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge motivating the youth of tomorrow!
Three alternative things to do in the Cape Winelands if you can’t or don’t drink wine.
The children’s book Bumpy the blue elephant revolves around a little elephant who begins to turn blue with sadness after hearing that he could loose his home.
Youth for African Wildlife is a four week conservation internship directed that gives young adults a unique opportunity to live and learn amongst Africa’s iconic species.
Rhinos Without Borders launched their Rhino Angels campaign – calling on kids to be ambassadors for rhinos.
A termite mound becomes a pizza oven in the Okavango Delta.
The children of Narsing Straat Laerskool get their fingers dirty planting indigenous spekbooms at their school. Spekbooms being a hardy drought resistant plant that absorbs large amounts of carbon.
The Kakamega Rainforest App is about three kids saving the rain forest. The story centers on the fundamental concepts of global warming, friendship, faith and love.
In an effort to raise awareness about the plight of Africa’s wildlife, Greenpeace has adapted the introduction of Disney’s “The Lion King” to show an African landscape without any animals.
Dane, aged 8, tells us about his adopted elephant who lives in Kenya at the David Sheldrick orphanage.
Liam Rogers, aged 9, wrote this about his most favourite thing in the world which is fishing, read his story here.
Dane Court Grammar School takes a group of students to Southern Africa to get involved in conservation work for the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation.
A young boy’s experience in Kenya – meeting the Maasai and hanging with his dad, a wildlife photographer.