South Africa with Kids

Madikwe and Mauritius

From £4400 per person in low season
From £5600 per person in high season

based on 11 nights & selected experiences

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* Pricing is a guideline only and excludes special offers. Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.

Price includes:

  • International economy flights and taxes subject to availability

  • Internal flights

  • Accommodation

  • Private transfers

  • Full Board

  • Selected experiences

Price based on two adults and two children.

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At a Glance

  • An easy and hassle-free family holiday with limited time difference and no visas or malarial risk complications involved

  • Four nights of incredible wildlife viewing in a Big 5 area combined with a paradise island with unlimited activities

  • A private self-contained family suite on safari with your own plunge pool

  • Brilliant kids' clubs both on safari and on the beach

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South Africa and Mauritius are both year round destinations although of course some times are better than others. The summer months run from October - April in South Africa, and Mauritius has generally good weather being a tropical island but rain and cyclones can be possible from January to April.

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We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itinerary is a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you. Call us on 020 3993 5269 to start planning your holiday.


The perfect combination of wildlife adventure in Madikwe and relaxation with a week of beach and sunshine on the tropical island of Mauritius, ideal for families with younger children looking for fun and games to entertain everyone all day long.

  1. Fly to Johannesburg

    Fly to South Africa and connect for Madikwe, a malarial free reserve, abundant with wildlife, including the sought after 'Big 5'.

  2. Days 1-5: Madikwe Game Reserve

    Enjoy four nights at Madikwe Safari Lodge, ideal for families and a 'home-away-from-home' in the bush. The lodge caters particularly well for children, with specially designed activities such as bush orientation, bug CSI, dung-tracking and a children's den filled with a range of items to keep any active imaginations enthralled. There's also a pizza oven to be used and of course traditional safari game drives to be enjoyed by both children and grown-ups.

    Accommodation: Madikwe Safari Lodge (4 nights)

  3. Days 5-12: Mauritius

    Journey back to Johannesburg, where you connect with your flight to the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean.

    The Shanti Maurice is located off the south coast of the island and offers a luxurious yet relaxed option on this paradise island.

    Rooms look out to the white sand beach and crystal-clear water of the coves which make up this delightful resort. The Explorers kids' club has its own clubhouse and welcomes children from the age of 3 to 12 years. They can enjoy tennis, swimming and watersports, and much more. For adults you have the very best conditions for watersports as well as other activities like tennis, or golf so days can be as action-packed or relaxing as you wish.

    Accommodation: Shanti Maurice (7 nights)

  4. Fly home


Madikwe and Mauritius

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