Family Holidays

At Gecko Africa Safaris, most of our tam have their own family and we are aware of the challenges one might have when booking a family holiday. We have taken special care in gathering detailed information that will assist you when planning your family holiday to Africa.
 
General family travel
When planning your family holiday, provide us with as much information as possible to ensure we suggest the most appropriate accommodations and excursions that will suit the whole family. Generally hotels offer excellent kids programmes whilst mom and dad can enjoy the more adult excursions in the the area. 
 
Big 5 safaris
No family holiday is complete without being able to have your kids join you whilst on safari in Africa! We will be able to give you the best advice on how to include your kids in your holiday plans. Some safari lodges does not allow for kids under the age of 16, however many other lodges and safari destinations will welcome kids of all ages. Special kids programs will be made a available and you can rest assured that your kids will be looked after whilst you enjoy your safari experience.

Kids on safari

Most lodges that welcome kids have special kids programs to keep the children active and entertained whilst mom and dad have some time to themselves. Most of these activities will include

 
  • Game drives in protected vehicles
  • Bush walks for kids and the whole family
  • Children clubs keeping the kids busy with arts, crafts and games
  • Junior "Ranger Training" including butterfly, fish and insect catch and release

Activities will vary from lodge to lodge but we wil be able to give you detailed information for your kids on safari when planning your family holiday.