Luxurious Family Safari and Mauritian Vacation
South Africa & Mauritius
Begin your vacation at Molori Safari Lodge situated in the heart of the Madikwe Game Reserve bordering Botswana and perfect for families. Then head to Mauritius for a relaxing week at St Regis Resort on the sheltered south-west coast.
At a Glance
Family friendly adventure combining safari and beach
Children can get involved in the Junior Ranger Program at Molori
Malaria free safari
Host of watersports on offer at St Regis
The St Regis has its own Kite Flyers Kids Club for children between four and twelve
Located in the malaria free Madikwe Game Reserve is Molori Safari Lodge, an exclusive and luxurious lodge with only five stunning suites. The guiding at Molori is absolutely phenomenal and the game viewing is second to none. The Madikwe is home to the Big 5 as well as plenty of other wildlife including cheetah and the rare wild dog. The reserve is also home to 350 different species of bird. Molori is perfect for families and offers a range of activities to suit all ages including a junior ranger program, cooking classes, fishing and star gazing from the lodges own digital telescope. The reserve is malaria-free, making it the ideal place for your children’s first safari.
A light charter flight will take you to Johannesburg from where you catch a direct flight to Mauritius. Round off this fantastic family vacation with a week on the beach at The St Regis Resort. The St Regis is ideal for families and is situated on one of the best beaches on the island. With endless watersport activities on offer including windsurfing, snorkeling, kayaking, pedal boating, sailing and diving, there really is something to suit everyone. The service at the hotel is exceptional and each family will have the trademark St Regis butler service.
Please see our itinerary below. It is a suggested itinerary and can be tailored to suit your individual needs.
Location & Directions
South Africa & Mauritius
Set within 75 000 hectares of safari park, Molori Safari Lodge is situated on a hill in the heart of the Madikwe Game Reserve in the North West Province of South Africa. Finishing at The St Regis Resort on the south west coast of Mauritius.
When to go
In Madikwe, there is good game viewing year round, especially May to mid-October. South African summers (October to March) are hot and wet, were as winters (May to August) are cool and dry. Daytime temperatures in summer are high and may soar above 36°C/97°F. Winter is known to produce beautiful warm days, though the evenings and early mornings can be quite chilly.
Mauritius enjoys a typically tropical climate with year-round heat, although the southeast trade winds help it never to feel too muggy. The summer months are from December to April, when it can nevertheless be extremely humid, and the winter, such as it is, runs from May to November, and is cooler and drier.
The best months to visit Mauritius are May to early December. January and February, the peak cyclone months, are best avoided by water-sports enthusiasts and divers.