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Full Board and activities
per person based on a family of 2 adults and 2 children aged 6 - 15 years old sharing family rooms, including domestic flights, accommodation and private transfers.
Experience the very best of South Africa in exclusive splendour.
Perfect for families with older children, looking for something a bit different that will give them a truly memorable experience
Enjoy the independence of having your own private home in Cape Town.
Have your own private safari lodge with huge amounts to do before heading off on foot into the bush.
The best game viewing is from May to the end of September. Summer (November to March) days can get quite warm (up to 28-32 degrees on average) but it is a dry heat. Summer rainfall, normally in the form of thunder storms are usually in the evening, however, the African climate is still always unpredictable. Autumn (April to May) days can still be warm but the evenings cool down. Average day time temperature 22-28 degrees. Evenings 10-15 degrees. Winter (June to August) days are warm (temperatures in the mid-twenties) evenings and early mornings very cold with average early morning temperatures 5-12 degrees. It very rarely rains at this time when the bush is golden and dry. Spring (September, October) days start getting hotter, evenings and mornings could still be crisp but not as cold. A very slim chance of rain.
A great active family itinerary to South Africa for the more adventurous with teenage children, wanting to experience some fun in Cape Town before ending with the best of African wildlife.
Fly to the vibrant city of Cape Town where you will be met then transferred to your apartment in the heart of the city.
During your stay explore the city and enjoy a wide range of experiences on offer from paragliding off Lion's Head for the adrenaline junky or head out on a foody tour through the back streets and discover the artisan food stores and cafés, amazing restaurants and attractions right on your doorstep.
From Cape Town fly to Johannesburg and connect onto a short flight to Madikwe Game Reserve where you will spend three nights at Marataba Safari Lodge. Explore this stunning conservation area on morning and late afternoon game drives while seeking out the Big 5 and endangered African wild dog. Bush walks, and boat safaris are also a possible and thrilling way to enjoy the reserve.
For the ultimate ending to your South African adventure transfer by road to the exclusive Leobo Private reserve for the next three nights. Here you will find an exclusive, luxury bush retreat that is perfect for families or groups of friends travelling together. This four-bedroom private house 'The Observatory', is great if you want your own bush home with its own private facilities. There is a huge range of activities at Leobo, from quad bike safaris, paint balling, off-roading in the Polaris and horse riding safaris around the reserve to clay pigeon shooting and fly fishing, helicopter safaris, and even sky-diving. The options are endless really and it's a great place for keeping the children endlessly entertained whilst parents can enjoy relaxing in the infinity pool and enjoying all of the state of the art facilities at the lodge.
This guided day out is perfect for the whole family with treasure hunts in Kirstenbosch Gardens, fishing in Kalk Bay, stand up paddle boarding with penguins and game viewing in the Cape peninsula reserve.
There are endless things to do at Leobo Reserve. The accommodation is rented exclusively to one group at a time. This unparalleled freedom means that you can do as much or as little as you like; and you can do it at your own pace.
The Madikwe Game Reserve is an incredible 'Big 5' wilderness area. Lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, white and black rhino, and the critically endangered Africa wild dog are just some of the amazing sightings you can enjoy in this 75 000 hectare reserve.
Leobo is a playground paradise for young and old, the staff here are excellent at looking after all ages, whether it be fancy dress, hide and seek, exploring natural swimming pools or a spot of fishing - you'll never be bored.
The Observatory Dome houses a fully automated 20-inch telescope. Due to the reserve’s remote location, the sky is extraordinarily clear.
A short ferry ride from the V and A Waterfront in Cape Town is the famous Robben Island, a cultural must-do when staying in Cape Town, this trip gives an insight into South Africa's difficult history, as well as brilliant views across Cape Towns harbour.
The Waterberg is home to an incredible diversity of bird species. Besides residents, migratory species move through during the rains and the escarpment cliffs are home to the world's largest breeding colony of the critically endangered Cape Vulture.
For a not-to-be-missed, adrenalin inducing, airborne experience, try the Tandem Paraglider Buggy Flights...newly added to the amazing list of activities on offer at Leobo Private Reserve in the Waterberg region of South Africa.
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