Cape Town & Namibia for Families

Cape Town, Skeleton Coast & Okonjima

From $4100 in low season

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per person for two adults and two children including domestic flights, private road transfers, bed and breakfast accommodation in Cape Town, self catering in Swakopmund, fully inclusive basis with private guided activities at Okonjima.

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  • Discover Cape Town's secluded beaches and penguin colonies along the Cape Peninsula

  • Quad bike or sandboard down the dunes along Namibia's Skeleton Coast

  • Track cheetah on foot from Okonjima with your own private guide

  • Kayak with seals off Namibia's coast and watch these playful and inquisitive creatures swim along side

  • Learn to surf or stand up paddleboard with expert guides in Cape Town

  • Hike or take the cable car up Table Mountain for incredible views over the city

  • Stay in beautiful private houses and apartments for the ultimate privacy and enjoy some family time.

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The best time to combine Cape Town with Namibia is between September & October or March to May when you can expect warm and settled weather in both countries. December - February in Namibia is very hot and can see temperatures reaching 38 degrees and usually accompanied with heavy rains. June to August can see cooler conditions in Cape Town with rain, while Namibia is settled and dry with temperatures averaging 25 degrees during the day but dropping below 10 degrees at night.

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Itinerary

The perfect option for a family adventure full of exciting activities in southern Africa. Combining the modern-day metropolis of Cape Town, the rugged Skeleton Coast, and a thrilling safari in Namibia in three luxurious exclusive use villas this will be a family vacation like no other.

  1. Fly into Cape Town

  2. Days 1-3: Cape Town, South Africa

    Your journey begins in the picturesque Redcliffe House in Cape Town, South Africa. It is perfectly positioned within the city to best explore all Cape Town has to offer. With some of the continent's, best restaurants just a stone's throw from the house and stunning view of Table Mountain, it is the perfect way to ease into an African adventure. The perfect city for any family, the endless activity on offer mean no one will ever be bored. From stand-up paddle boarding with penguins near Boulders Beach, paragliding off Lion's Head, cycle tours through the back streets of the city and discovering some delicious food markets; if visiting between July and September, you could be lucky enough to see some land-based whale watching at its best.

    Accommodation: Redcliffe House More Quarters (3 nights)

  3. Days 4-7: Swakopmund, Namibia

    Heading north, you will fly to the port of Walvis Bay in Namibia where you will be met and transferred twenty minutes up the Skeleton Coast to the coastal town of Swakopmund. Flying in you will be treated to a view of towering sand dunes to the east and the full force of the uninterrupted Atlantic to the west. The town of Swakopmund and its architecture has been strongly influenced by Namibia’s Germanic past and aside from exploring the town itself there is a huge range of activities to fill your time. From kayaking with seals in the lagoon near the famous pelican point to quad biking into the Namib Desert and discovering more about amazing creatures that live there you will not be disappointed. You will enjoy three nights staying in Cornerstone's private apartment.

    Accommodation: Cornerstone Apartment - Atlantik Sicht (3 nights)

  4. Fly home from Windhoek

  5. Days 7-10: Damaraland, Namibia

    Next, you will be transferred by road east to Okonjima, the home of the AfriCat Foundation for three nights, staying in the Private Bush Villa for your safari. The reserve is vital to big cat conservation in southern Africa and offers a rare insight into it. As the reserve is home to such a dense population of cheetahs and leopards, it is one of best places to see their big predators in their natural environment. It also possible to track the cheetahs on foot which is a thrill like no other and a once in a lifetime experience. After three days here, you will finish your vacation with a private transfer to the capital city of Windhoek before flying home.

    Accommodation: Okonjima Bush Suite (3 nights)

Experiences

  • Bike and Saddle Cycling Tours

    What better way to experience the varied landscapes of the Cape Peninsula than by bike? Bike and Saddle has six routes ranging from a three hour tour around Cape Town, to a full day tour of the Cape Peninsula, there is something to suit everyone.

  • Cape Peninsula - Family

    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.

  • Cheetah tracking on foot at Okonjima

    Guests from Okonjima are invited to join experienced guides heading out on foot in search of cheetah.

  • Hike or Climb Table Mountain

    Why not do something a bit different during your stay in Cape Town, get outdoors and experience some of the best climbing and hiking in the world? Take a hike or rock climbing trip up Table Mountain whilst taking in the breathtaking views all around you.

  • Kayaking with Seals

    The Lagoon at Walvis Bay offers a marine haven for birds and marine creatures. A morning kayak safari, when the water is calm is one of the best ways to observe the Cape fur seal colonies & flamingos. Dolphins and pelicans are also regularly spotted.

  • Leopard tracking at Okonjima

    Despite being notoriously shy, leopard sightings are common on Okonjima's 20,000 hectare reserve. These magnificent big cats roam freely on the reserve, and you can radio track them from the comfort of a game-viewing vehicle.

  • Living Desert Safari

    This half day tour sets off into Swakopmund's desert terrain in search of its resident fauna. Your guide will seek out fascinating creatures such as specially adapted beetles, legless lizards and geckos. Particularly popular for families.

  • Paragliding over Cape Town

    For the adrenaline junky, paragliding over Cape Town is the ultimate way to witness incredible views of the city. Take off from Lions Head or Signal Hill and let your instructor do the flying while you sit back and simply take it all in.

  • Sandboarding On The Dunes

    For an adrenaline pumping adventure go sandboarding on the dunes of the Namib Desert.

Location

Cape Town, Skeleton Coast & Okonjima

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