This wonderful family holiday starts in the ocean side city of Cape Town, one of the most beautiful cities in the world and packed with interesting things to do for all the family, from riding the cable car up Table Mountain to visiting the curious penguin colony at Boulders Beach.
Accommodation has been handpicked and chosen specifically to make your family holiday flow as easily as possible. There's a real variety from a city apartment to a safari lodge.
The majority of your stay will be very flexible with you travelling at your own pace with a family hire car. You'll be able to drive through stunning scenery along the Garden Route visiting fabulous beaches at Knysna, Plettenberg Bay and Storms River. There are plenty of places to stop from the vineyards and small towns of the Cape Winelands which are perfect for shady picnics, amongst the francolins, springbok and giant tortoises, to small wildlife reserves and sanctuaries, like 'Eagle Encounter' at Spier or the free-roaming primate sanctuary, 'MonkeyLand' near Plett. There are also landmark stop-offs, like the famous town of Hermanus, on Walker Bay, one of the best places for shore based whale watching (June to November).
You will also get the chance for a malaria free safari in a private game reserve. This is your chance to park the car and enjoy expertly guided game drives. There are many different reserves in the Eastern Cape, many of which offer a behind the scenes look at conservation initiatives - for example Shamwari which has a Big Cat Rehab centre and a rhino awareness programme you can visit. Pumba is a great option for families with family-friendly tented accommodation as are Kariega and Amakhala (included here.) Visiting projects and speaking to the rangers offers a whole new dimension to your holiday and can be truly inspirational.
We recommend different properties and experiences depending on a variety of factors including season, budget, availability and your preferences/interests so please do speak to us and ask for a tailormade quotation. Booking with us provides you with expert advice and peace of mind - we have 20 years' experience, ATOL bonding and provide 24/7 back up. In addition, we have access to competitive agent rates and special offers.
The charitable trust of Real World Travel & Conservation is Explorers Against Extinction. The trust works with leading conservation organisations to raise awareness about key conservation issues as well as raising funds for specific projects. You can find out more at explorersagainstextinction.co.uk.On behalf of every client travelling, Real Africa makes a donation to the Trust. Specifically on this journey you will stay at Grootbos, famous for its conservation programme and non profit Grootbos Foundation which invests funds into implementing key conservation and development projects. By choosing to stay at Grootbos you will be directly supporting biodiversity conservation and social upliftment in the Walker Bay region.Plan My Journey Speak To Us
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