Big Five Teen Adventures

Travelling with teens is a brilliant way to get all the family together yet finding the right destination for the whole family can prove difficult. Whilst an action packed itinerary perhaps won’t suit everyone, many destinations offer amazing experiences which are just perfect for teens.

Big Five Teen Adventures

We’ve compiled our favourite experiences for teenagers which are bound to leave them with memories for a lifetime, not just their social media feeds.

Kayaking with seals, Walvis Bay, Namibia
Kayaking with seals on the Skeleton Coast, Namibia

Home to Cape fur seal colonies, flamingos, pelicans and innumerable sea birds, Walvis Bay on the Skeleton Coast is a haven for wildlife. Get up close with these inquisitive animals whilst kayaking around the bay, watching seals bask in the sunshine, or marvelling as they dive over or under your kayak. The more adventurous can even venture further out of the bay in search of dolphins.

White water rafting at Victoria Falls
White Water Rafting, Victoria Falls

White water rafting in the waters of the Victoria Falls is an unforgettable adventure for the whole family. The sheer force of the falls ensures the rapids downstream are a white knuckle ride, confirming it as an adrenaline fuelled adventure and a truly unique way to experience the falls. Bear in mind, these stretches of water are some of the most challenging on the planet, so this experience is not for the faint hearted!

Paragliding over Cape Town
Paragliding over Cape Town, South Africa

This incredible experience is a truly unique way to see the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town from the sky. Paragliding in tandem allows you to take in the sights as you soar over the city in the capable hands of your guide. Spot the city’s landmarks as you descend, such as Table Mountain, for a completely unique perspective of this beautiful South African city.

Riverbed sleepout in Zambia
Riverbed sleep-out, Zambia

Spend a night in the midst of the sounds and sights of the bush on a real adventure in Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park. Gaze up to the sky for the most incredible star gazing opportunities before hunkering down in your cosy tent. Falling asleep to the distant grumble of lions or howl of hyenas is a truly unforgettable experience and perfect for families. Your guide will introduce you to the bush and will keep watch over the camp whilst you sleep soundly.

Karisia walking safari, Kenya
Walking Safari, Kenya

For a unique and exciting way to see the Laikipia region of Kenya and experience it up close, the Karisia Walking Safari is an ideal option. Each day, the camp is broken down and taken by camel to your next destination. Traversing the plains with local guides is bound to captivate younger safari goers who can rest their weary legs by hitching a ride on a camel.

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