The Best African Family Safari Holidays - Travel Guide, Packages & Cost

How beautiful must it be to book a luxury family safari in Africa and view this wonderful continent through the curious eyes of your children? How surreal would it be to experience sunsets in the wild as you share in the childlike delight of spotting a lion, rhino, or elephant for the first time? At, we plan the best family safari holidays in Africa that go beyond. Each of our luxury tours is a well-orchestrated family adventure that takes you to Africa’s favorite destinations and leaves the whole family yearning for more.

In this article, our experts will share our favorite destinations and places to stay during a luxury family safari in Africa. But before then, let us share our contact details and our most booked luxury holidays to Africa with kids.

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Our Most Booked Family Safari and Beach Holidays to Africa

The Classic, 3-Day, 2-Night Masai Mara Safari

The Classic, 3-Day, 2-Night Masai Mara Safari

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The Best, 4-Day, 3-Night Masai Mara Safari

The Best, 4-Day, 3-Night Masai Mara Safari

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The Budget, 3-Day, 2-Night Jambo Masai Mara Safari

The Budget, 3-Day, 2-Night Jambo Masai Mara Safari

From £887 VIEW MORE
The Luxury, 4-Day, 3-Night Basecamp Masai Mara Safari

The Luxury, 4-Day, 3-Night Basecamp Masai Mara Safari

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The Perfect, 4-Day, 3-Night Keekorok Lodge Safari

The Perfect, 4-Day, 3-Night Keekorok Lodge Safari

From £1111 VIEW MORE
The Adventures, 4-Day, 3-Night Masai Mara Luxury Family Safari

The Adventures, 4-Day, 3-Night Masai Mara Luxury Family Safari

From £1143 VIEW MORE
The Magnificent 8-Day, 7-Night Family Safari to Kenya

The Magnificent 8-Day, 7-Night Family Safari to Kenya

From £2462 VIEW MORE
The Classic, 10-Day, 9-Night Family Safari in Kenya

The Classic, 10-Day, 9-Night Family Safari in Kenya

From £2495 VIEW MORE
The Magical, 4-Day, 3-Night L. Nakuru & Masai Mara Safari

The Magical, 4-Day, 3-Night L. Nakuru & Masai Mara Safari

From £959 VIEW MORE
The Luxury, 5-Day, 4-Night L. Naivasha, L. Nakuru, & Masai Mara Safari

The Luxury, 5-Day, 4-Night L. Naivasha, L. Nakuru, & Masai Mara Safari

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The Super, 5-Day, 4-Night Nairobi & Masai Mara Safari

The Super, 5-Day, 4-Night Nairobi & Masai Mara Safari

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The Magical, 6-Day, 5-Night Amboseli, L. Naivasha, & Masai Mara Safari

The Magical, 6-Day, 5-Night Amboseli, L. Naivasha, & Masai Mara Safari

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The Adventures. 7-Day, 6-Night Kenya Wildlife Adventure

Ultimate Kenya FamilyAdventure - 7 Days

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The Magnificent, 7-Day, 6-Day Kenya Wildlife Safari

The Magnificent, 7-Day, 6-Day Kenya Wildlife Safari

From £1945 VIEW MORE
The Top, 8-Day, 7-Night Kenya Wildlife Safari

The Top, 8-Day, 7-Night Kenya Wildlife Safari

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The Memorable, 5-Day, 4-Night Masai Mara Honeymoon Experience

The Memorable, 5-Day, 4-Night Masai Mara Honeymoon Experience

From £1248 VIEW MORE
The Magical, 7-Day, 6-Night Honeymoon Safari to Kenya

The Magical, 7-Day, 6-Night Honeymoon Safari to Kenya

From £2016 VIEW MORE
The Luxury, 8-Day, 7-Night Honeymoon Experience in Kenya

The Luxury, 8-Day, 7-Night Honeymoon Experience in Kenya

From £1948 VIEW MORE
The Romantic, 14-Day, 13-Night Kenya Honeymoon Safari

The Romantic, 14-Day, 13-Night Kenya Honeymoon Safari

From £6317 VIEW MORE
The Lovely, 14-Day, 13-Night Honeymoon Experience in Kenya

The Lovely, 14-Day, 13-Night Honeymoon Experience in Kenya

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The Magical, 8-Day, 7-Night Helicopter and Wildlife Tour in Kenya

The Magical, 8-Day, 7-Night Helicopter and Wildlife Tour in Kenya

From £9454 VIEW MORE

The Classic, 9-Day, 8-Night Helicopter & Wildlife Tour in Kenya

From £7685 VIEW MORE

The Classic,3-Day, 2-Night Aberdare National Park Safari

From £941 VIEW MORE

The Magical, 3-Day, 2-Night Amboseli National Park Safari

From £864 VIEW MORE
The Magnificent 8-Day, 7-Night Family Safari to Kenya

The Best, 3-Day, 2-Night Meru National Park Safari

From £1285 VIEW MORE

The Best-Selling, 3-Day, 2-Night Ol Pejeta Conservancy Safari

From £864 VIEW MORE
The Ultimate, 3-Day, 2-Night Samburu National Reserve Tour

The Ultimate, 3-Day, 2-Night Samburu National Reserve Tour

From £815 VIEW MORE

The Classic, 3-Day, 2-Night Tsavo East and West Safari

From £770 VIEW MORE
The Best, 12-Day, 11-Night Kenya Wildlife & Beach Safari

The Best, 12-Day, 11-Night Kenya Wildlife & Beach Safari

From £2688 VIEW MORE
The Magical, 13-Day, 12-Night Kenya Wildlife & Beach Safari

The Magical, 13-Day, 12-Night Kenya Wildlife & Beach Safari

From £4183 VIEW MORE
Our Top Safari Packages for 2023 Price Per Person From View the Itinerary
3-Day Aberdare National Park Safari From GBP 941 Detailed Itinerary
3-Day Jambo Masai Mara Safari From GBP 887 Detailed Itinerary
3-Day Masai Mara Safari from Nairobi From GBP 798 Detailed Itinerary
3-Day Ol Pejeta Conservancy Safari From GBP 864 Detailed Itinerary
3-Day Samburu National Reserve Tour From GBP 815 Detailed Itinerary
4-Day Basecamp Masai Mara Safari From GBP 1233 Detailed Itinerary
4-Day Masai Mara Safari From GBP 1022 Detailed Itinerary
5-Day Masai Mara Honeymoon Experience From GBP 1248 Detailed Itinerary
7-Day Kenya Wildlife Safari From GBP 1945 Detailed Itinerary
8-Day Honeymoon Experience in Kenya From GBP 1948 Detailed Itinerary
8-Day Kenya Wildlife Safari From GBP 2078 Detailed Itinerary
9-Day Helicopter & Wildlife Tour in Kenya From GBP 7685 Detailed Itinerary
10-Day Family Safari in Kenya From GBP 2495 Per Adult
From GBP 1310 Per Child
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13-Day Kenya Wildlife & Beach Safari From GBP 4183 Per Adult
From GBP 1997 Per Child
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14-Day Kenya Honeymoon Safari From GBP 6317 Detailed Itinerary

The 7 Best, Family-Friendly Destinations in Africa

Luxury holidays in Africa are a treasure trove of breathtaking landscapes, natural wonders, near-perfect lodges, and a wide variety of wildlife and game viewing opportunities. If well planned, your trip will give you and your children a safari experience that creates memories that span a lifetime.  

But which are the best destinations in Africa for families traveling with children and kids? In the next section, we shall look at the best beach destination, safari parks, and the best safari lodges in Africa for families.

Luxury Safari Holiday for Families Destination #1. Giraffe Manor Kenya

Few safari destinations can match the beauty and extraordinary nature of the Giraffe Manor. This child-friendly hotel flaunts a perfect combination of irresistible courtyards, verdant gardens, posh interiors, and alluring facades. 

It is in every aspect one of the hotels that create the right ambiance for unforgettable family safari holidays in Africa. But even with all that beauty, its rare and fascinating guest, the Rothchild’s giraffe, captures the hearts of most visitors. 

About 20 giraffes roam this sublime property, and the sight of them poking their necks into restaurant windows is an experience that is as exceptional as it is fascinating.

Romantic, Candle-lit dinner at the Giraffe Manor Nairobi
Our Guest at the Giraffe Manor Kenya

Family Friendly Amenities at the Giraffe Manor Include:

Kickstart your luxury family safari and beach holiday to Africa with kids by sharing your breakfast with giraffes. Head to the bar and sample their extensive cocktail menu. Or spend the day outdoors playing garden games with the kids and feeding giraffes from large swings. The hotel also provides puzzles, board games, and coloring pages to keep your children entertained.

African Family Safari Destination #2. Masai Mara National Park in Kenya

The Giraffe Manor takes the cake for being Kenya’s most luxurious boutique hotel for family safaris in Africa. However, the Masai Mara holds the candle for its pure sprawl of unadulterated natural wonders. 

A trip down its striking plains reveals some of its over 90 species of mammals, 400 avian species, and an exceptional landscape. The Masai Mara is one of the best game parks in East Africa for African safaris with children. It boasts a perfect balance of scattered acacia, riverine forests, local villages, and sunburnt grasslands.

The string of exciting activities for adventurous families on a luxury holiday in Masai Mara is seemingly endless. These include game drives, hot-air balloon safaris, hikes, guided nature walks, and exceptional bush dinners and lunches. If you plan your family-friendly safari holidays to Masai Mara between July and October, you and your children will witness the great wildebeest migration.

Best Lodges in Masai Mara for Families with Kids

Next, we help you find the right lodge. The Mara has many lodges for families on holiday, offering world-class hospitality and wildlife-viewing opportunities even from the comfort of your abode. The best hotels in Masai mara include Mara Serena Lodge, Basecamp Masai Mara, Mara Sopa Lodge, Ilkeliani Mara Camp, and Governor’s camp. Let us Review the best of these hotels:

Mara Serena Safari Lodge

You could spend a lifetime walking down the hallways of the Mara Serena and still never cure yourself of bewilderment. Perched atop a hill overlooking the stunning Mara Triangle and its largest concentrations of animals, this facility is the gateway to a luxury family safari experience that transcends. Mara Serena Safari Lodge is perfect for families traveling with children of all ages including toddlers.

Kid Friendly Amenities & Activities at Serena SAfari Lodge Include

The hotel is equipped with facilities that match its grandeur, such as its worthy outdoor swimming pool, full-service laundry, spa, fitness center, and round-the-clock room service. Staying true to its posh personality are bespoke family-style accommodations that accommodate on-request buffet-style meals.

The hotels offer children-friendly safaris, breakfasts by the pool, and safari dinners. In addition to being an absolute stunner, the Mara Serena also features a wide selection of children entertainment facilities. These include board games, books, and TVs. Additional family activities include cooking lessons, wildlife movies, and sundowners. A bit older children might also enjoy a game drive, tree planting safaris, and guided nature walks.

Basecamp Maasai Mara

Basecamp caters to your every whim, whether it’s three-course family safari dinners or nights of feel-good pop music and BBQs. Poised along the captivating banks of River Talek, this facility evokes an unmistakable allure with its lush surroundings, vast birdlife, and family-friendly amenities. The camp is designed to the utmost perfection, and you’ll struggle to disagree once you see its tents that cater to family members of every age. 

Family Safari Holidays – Amenities At Basecamp Masai Mara

Each family tent has two separate wings, a double bed, and a shared bathroom area. Not only are these tents tastefully styled, but they are also fitted with spacious balconies which offer breathtaking views of the Mara savannah.

The Best Family Safari Holidays Destination #3. Serengeti National Park in Tanzania

A sense of peace permeates the African bush at Serengeti National Park, a more than likely reason why the park remains a familiar sight in nearly all luxury family safaris in Africa. Pristine and utterly breathtaking, a trip to Serengeti introduces you to countless wildlife in their natural habitat, with the large mammal count almost exceeding the 70 mark.

The park is one of the most well-placed game parks for safaris due to its bewildering wildebeest migration, wildlife-thriving plains, huge predator numbers, and excellent luxury accommodation options. During your safaris, play a ‘who-spots-it-first’ game with your kids and see who first spots the Big Five (very common), cheetah (very common), hyena, zebra, hippo, giraffe, wildebeest, hartebeest or gazelle. 

Delve off the beaten track and go on a walking trip to the grassland plains, valleys, rivers, and forests or enjoy a family picnic with the effortless plains as your background. A walking family safari is an excellent opportunity for you to see animal tracks and guess which animals made them. You can combine a Serengeti trip with a visit to Ngorongoro Crater for a memorable safari for the whole family.

The Best Luxury Holidays Hotels in Serengeti National Parks for Families

The following are the best family friendly safari hotels in Serengeti.

Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti

The Four season’s enviable position brings the Serengeti holiday adventure to your doorstep, with never-ending sightings of leopards, lions, buffaloes, elephants, and the rhinoceros. A 29-time Travel +Leisure World’s Best Awards winner, this lodge ranks up there as one of the best African safari resorts for families. The resort comes highly recommended to those on luxurious family safari holidays due to its visually captivating blend of modern architecture,  timeless designs, and child-friendly amenities.


The hotel’s Kids for All Seasons program, for example, educates young guests on the importance of environmental conservation. At the same time, the Kijana Club offers arts, a foosball table, board games, video games, and DVDs to older children.

Melia Serengeti Lodge

There is no shortage of luxury holiday family safari lodges in the Serengeti, but the Melia Serengeti might be the most extraordinary. 


Situated in the heart of the Serengeti, this architectural masterpiece features 50 exquisite rooms, which come complete with mini-bars, en-suite bathrooms, TVs, hairdryers, and game viewing decks.  The best part is the Kids & Co, a program that allows children of any age to relax, have fun, and live out their wildest safari fantasies. Not only are your kids treated to a variety of fun activities, but they are also exposed to unique spaces that broaden their imaginations.

Singita Faru Faru Lodge

Styled in light-toned hues, with beautiful oversized windows and stylish furniture, most of the rooms in Faru Faru Lodge have vast outdoor decks that allow views of the magnificent 350,000-acre Singita reserve. - Migration
Masai Mara Migration - Wonder of the World

Best Family Safari Holiday Destination #4. Amboseli National Park in Kenya

The trumpeting of an elephant. The giggle of a child. And the distant vroom of a safari van. Those are the sounds of a luxury family safari out in the Amboseli, a magical experience we’d like you to live through with us. Captivating and utterly perfect, the Amboseli is a charming mix of breathtaking panorama, vast wildlife, faultless accommodation, and ethereal ambiences. But that barely scratches the surface of the beauty in this national park. 

Over 1600 elephants roam the game park, the highest population in Africa. Other animals include the rest of the Big Five, wild dogs, leopards, buffaloes, hyraxes, cheetahs, giraffes, and zebras. Enjoy a fun game drive and sample a spectacular view of Mount Kilimanjaro from your safari van. Take your family for a guided nature walk or enjoy sumptuous family dinners and lunches out in the park. You can do all that while spending your time at these camps:

Elewana Tortilis Camp

Tortilis is not just any other resort; it’s a stunning property that strikes a perfect balance between natural wonders and top-notch hospitality. The camp is located within the Amboseli, atop a hill that allows sublime views of the park below. Those on a family trip to Africa will feel more than welcome here.


The camp offers family tents with jaw-dropping views of Mt. Kilimanjaro, private game viewing decks, and a swimming pool for visitors of any age. Family tents have a double en suite bathroom and twin en suite bathroom. All bedrooms can accommodate an extra bed for kids under 16.

Kilima Safari Camp

An exquisite jewel that sits at the center of it all is Kilima safari camp which boasts an area with direct views of the animal watering pool adjacent to it. Kilima safari camp is our top choice for luxury safari holidays for families to Amboseli National park.


It comes as no surprise that this camp is one of the best safari holiday resorts for families, thanks to the stunning views of Kilimanjaro, beautifully styled suites, and an epic catalog. Since Amboseli is not one of the malaria-free game reserves, all the beds at Kilima are fitted with mosquito nets. The menu is child-friendly, and the service is the quickest you’ll ever see.

Top Family Safari holidays for Families Destinations #5. Kruger National Park, South Africa.

Kruger National Park is as good as it gets for a luxury family vacation to South Africa. The park lies on the Eastern Cape, west of the Lebombo Mountains, in a region that combines spectacular landscapes, innumerable wildlife, and thrilling activities to create an adventure your children will enjoy.

This South African game park is home to over 147 mammal species that will tickle your children’s fancy. The most common animals include lions, leopards, rhinos, and the African elephant. You and your children can also explore the terrain with low-range hills enveloped in the open veld, acacia, marula, and baobab trees. Whether you want to go for game drives from morning till evening, dine under the stars, or go on hikes, walks or camping, Kruger in South Africa has got you covered.

The Best Place to Stay During Luxury Family Holidays in South Africa

Some of the children-friendly in Kruger game Park in South Africa include:

Roodewal Bush Lodge in South Africa, Kruger park

Roodewal Bush Lodge is situated on the banks of river Timbavati. It is a captivating mix of contemporary luxury and lush, picturesque surroundings featuring Jackal berry trees, mahogany, and riverine plants. Other lodges similar to Boodewal Bush lodge include Khwandwe Ecca Lodge in Eastern Cape, South Africa, and the Africa River Bend Lodge also in Eastern Cape, South Africa.

Amenities At This Luxury Holidays Lodge

All four standalone cottages overlook the river and boast a total of 18 beds, en-suite bathrooms, a lounge, a kitchen, and closed verandahs. The resort is renowned for its high wildlife sightings, hospitality, and standard cooked meals.  It will keep your kids entertained with game drives, guided walks, and mountain biking.

Elandela Private Game Reserve & Luxury Lodge, South Africa

Elandela Game Lodge complements Kruger’s grandeur with rolling lawns, spectacular suites, private dining facilities, and faultless amenities.

Amenities At this Luxury Holidays Safari Lodge

Its play area is particularly endearing, with safaris inclusive of family game drives, and an overall layout and design for African-inspired safari trips for families. Its standard suites offer double beds for parents, while the deluxe ones come complete with two family suites fitted with three single beds for the children. Each has an en-suite bathroom and shower. Talk about being family-friendly!

Pondoro Game Lodge

Set on the scenic banks of the Olifants River, are the 8 suites of the Pondoro Game Lodge, calmly classical with astounding views of the 98,840-acre Balule Private Game Reserve. Sophistication and elegance abound here, with suites offering the ultimate comfort and exemplary service throughout your visit.

Amenities At this Luxury Holidays Safari Lodge

Expect the best of dining facilities, massage facilities, cocktail bar and lounge, outdoor pool, room service, spa, wake-up service, air conditioning, and restaurant. However, this country lodge only accommodates adults and older children (age 12 and above).

Family Holidays in Africa Destination #6. Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya

Ol Pejeta is undoubtedly one of the best places for all-inclusive family safaris in Africa. It is famed for hosting the only two remaining northern white rhinos in the world. This exciting conservancy lies in the country, at the foothills of Mt. Kenya. It spreads across one of the most enthralling 36,400-acre lands you will ever see. Ol Pejeta Conservancy is in every way one of the favorite destinations for family safaris in Kenya.

On your family African holidays to Ol Pejeta, keep your peeled for lions lazing out in the grass, giraffes, and elephants nibbling on plants. You are also likely to see cheetahs hunting for prey, and, depending on the timing of your family visit to Africa, you might encounter the rare wild dog. Night game drives may also reveal some leopards. 

The Conservancy offers countless activities for those looking for luxury family safari packages. These include horse riding (children and kids of all ages can participate), game drives, and cycling. You and your children can also go for lion tracking, and nature walks. Among the many lodges at the game park, we recommend:

Sweetwaters Serena Camp

Sweetwaters Serena exudes understated sophistication thanks to its dazzling interiors and outstanding dining facilities. This awe-inspiring natural beauty lies at the heart of the Ol Pejeta Conservancy. The child-friendly lodge is a few steps from a watering hole that attracts hundreds of the Big Five, giraffes, rhinos, zebras, gazelles, hippos, and hyenas. Service is impeccable and intimate, and their rooms ooze luxury and tranquility. 

Family Friendly amenities at the SweetWaters Serena Camp

Upon request, the hotels can provide triple bedrooms that help keep the cost of your family holidays in Africa low. It can also add an extra bed in double tents upon request so that your kids are all within your reach.  Its children-friendly menus, babysitting, and entertainment guarantee one of the best family safari holidays in Africa.

The Ol Pejeta House

The Ol Pejeta House sticks out among the best family safari resorts thanks to its enviable position and delectable views of Mt. Kenya. It’s luxurious yet homely, a thing that makes it one of the best African safari resorts for families with kids of all ages.

Kid Friendly amenities at the Ol Pejeta House

The hotel’s rooms take grandeur to the next level, with kids, younger guests, and adults guaranteed optimal comfort. You can choose to stay in the hotel’s private guest cottage, two guest bedrooms, or its two master suites. 

Family-friendly activities during luxury family holidays here include daily and night game drives, swimming, and camel treks. You and your kids can also go for bird spotting, nature walks, and cultural dances.

Hotel Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club

Palatial comfort, mouth-watering delicacies, and enchanting views of Mt. Kenya summed up the opulent Mount Kenya Safari Club. In every aspect, it’s one of the top choices for a luxury African safari holiday. It sits on over 100 acres of landscaped gardens. 

amenities at this Kids-Friendly Safari Resort

All 110 rooms come with an undeniable sophistication, the very best offering being the direct views of Mt. Kenya. Other amenities you will enjoy during family holidays in Africa with a stay at Fairmont include a children’s playground, swimming pools, and kids-friendly menus. You and your children will also have a tennis court, heated outdoor swimming pool, golf course, paid bicycle rental, and horse riding excursions to experience.

Family-Friendly Safari Holidays Destination #7. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda

Those looking for the best safari for kids know to include the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in their luxury family safari trip to Africa. This park is so impenetrable the word impenetrable had to be used twice (Bwindi means impenetrable in Luganda). The park is nestled southwest of Uganda and is an absolute treasure trove considering its eye-catching misty hillsides and 25,000-year-old biologically varied rainforest. It is one of the few game parks in Africa where you can see mountain gorillas.

On your all-inclusive family safari holiday to Bwindi National Park, you will have a chance to see some of its over 320 mountain gorillas (half of the world’s population). Have fun with your kids exploring its more than 200 butterfly species, and over 346 bird species. The forest also comes with more than 120 mammal species, with elephants, baboons, chimpanzees, and antelopes easy to spot.

The Best Family Hotel at Bwindi Includes:

The most Luxurious family hotel in this Uganda game park includes:

Trackers Safari Lodge

This is one of the most unique and opulent lodges in the country; it’s a no-brainer that we had to list it as one of the best holiday resorts in Africa for families. It’s nestled in the rural areas of Bwindi in a seamless location for gorilla tracking. Inside, inspired by Africa, the décor blends with modern comfort to create a perfect space for all regardless of age.

Family-Friendly amenities at Trackers Safari Lodge include:

Here you’ll find beds fitted with mosquito nets, TVs, hairdryers, flushing toilets, bathtubs, hot and cold showers, and an ambiance so peaceful you could hear blood flow in your veins. The most important thing is that these family cottages are clean, comfortable, intimate, and well-serviced.

Your child will have a blast swimming in the pool, going for walks, gorilla tracking, and going on game drives. Hint: Family Safari holidays to Bwindi are best combined with a safari in Kenya or Tanzania. - Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest - Home of Gorillas

African Family Safari Holiday Families - Top Lodges You Should Consider

There are plenty of all-inclusive family-friendly lodges where you can stay when visiting Africa with your family. These include:

1. Borana Lodge in Kenya

For families looking for an exotic escape into Kenya’s live-and-let-live culture, look no further than the Borana Lodge. 

Here, awe-inducing views, breezy cottages, exquisite restaurants, and modern, organic designs are real, an experience turned even more surreal by its idyllic ambience.

There are eight cottages for you to choose from, two of which were designed with families in mind.

Savour the artful Kenyan wild from the comfort of your cottage’s verandah. Enjoy luxurious showers with stunning views of the African wild. 

Go for bush walks, mountain biking, game drives, take a swim at the lodge’s infinity pool, and then, when nightfall, retreat to your velvety sheets and silken pillows.

2. Kiba Point Camp in Tanzania

Set on the ravishing banks of the Rufiji River, the Kiba Point Camp brings the Selous Game Reserve to your doorstep. 

It also adds a delightful spin to the park with its faultless amenities and high-end furnishing.

Each of its four spacious cottages comes complete with 2 twin beds, an adjoining child room and interiors that are to die for. But that isn’t even the best part!

Rooms are fitted with indoor and outdoor showers, private plunge pools, huge plush beds, and sunbeds to make your stay even more luxurious.

The camp also comes with a team of expert guides and staff, who are at your beck and call 24/7.

Activities you can engage with your kids while staying here include:

  • Birding
  • Fishing
  • Boating
  • Guided walks
  • Game drives

And here are the amenities found at the lodge: 

  • Laundry
  • Swimming Pool
  •  Bar
  •  Electricity
  • Library
  • 24-hour security

3. Chongwe River House in Zambia

Think awe-inspiring, think the Chongwe River House.

Nestled on the banks of the great Chongwe River, this villa merges insane river views, wildlife, and faultless interior décor to bring you a stunning, near-perfect hideaway.

Rooms are open to the river, bathrooms are fitted with waterfall showers, and the interior décor is done to match the termite hills and lianas characteristic of its surroundings. 

There’s a huge private pool to enjoy, a deck that offers unparalleled views of the gorgeous Zambezi escarpment, spacious air-conditioned rooms, and a fully-stocked bar.

What’s more, the house comes with a guide, private, safari guide, and house manager. For a family luxury safari to the Victoria falls, this is a great lodge to stay in.

4. Singita Serengeti House in Tanzania

Overlooking the striking Serengeti plains and eye to eye with a nearby watering hole where wildlife gathers to drink, the Singita Serengeti is the epitome of luxury family safaris in Africa.

On its list of fascinations are spacious dining decks, a 25-meter rim-flow, and a fire pit, all of which combine to capture the Serengeti wilderness in all its glory.

The house, or villa, has four guest suites whose design and amenities reveal a peaceful intimacy, unmatched comfort, and an outdoor so surreal you won’t believe it’s real.  

Rooms come with outdoor showers, private terraces, and fully-equipped family kitchens.As with most lodges abutting national parks, you can catch glimpses of the animals from the comfort of your room.

The services are exemplary, the furniture chic and luxurious, and the meals delicious beyond words. 

Its list of activities is also impressive; it features tennis, game drives, wine tasting, and guided walks being but a few.

Plan your African safari with family to Singita during the great migration which happens in the dry season between January to March. The park looks very beautiful at this time and you will easily have the best luxury holidays with your family.

5. Luangwa Safari House in Zambia

Replete with stunning views of the wilderness, modern facilities, and exemplary services, the Luangwa Safari House is exactly what perfect family vacations are made of.

The house sits pretty on the edge of a lagoon system, an enviable position responsible for the huge sums of elephants, giraffes, and impalas that frequent the house’s surroundings. 

To crown, is the magnificent Chindeni Hills which form an effortless background for intimate family dinners and romantic sunrise watching.

The house has four double rooms which are fitted with en-suite bathrooms, spacious verandahs, and impeccable interior décor. 

And a huge open front that brings the wilderness to your doorstep. From private chefs to house managers to private tour guides, there’s nothing basic about this lodge.

Enjoy game drives, walking safaris, and some of the most delicious cuisines and cocktails at the house.

6. Tuningi Safari Lodge, CAPE TOWN, South Africa

Combine the wonders of an African wilderness and the delirium of a five-star luxury experience and you’re left with the sensational Tuningi Safari Lodge. 

Tuningi lies at the heart of the Madikwe Game Reserve, an enviable position that opens it up to wildlife abundance.

The service is exemplary, the ambience tranquil and relaxed, and the rooms spacious, luxurious and well-equipped.

There are four luxury suites and two-family suites for you to choose from, each as breathtaking and decadent as the next. 

Enjoy intimate family dinners in their dining room. Catch wildlife, sunrise, and sunsets from your suite’s wooden deck.

Explore the long selection of wines in their fully-stocked bar or beat the afternoon sun.

7. Kwandwe Ecca Lodge in South Africa

With 3 family suites, all of which have rooms fitted with private plunge pools and outdoor showers, the Kwande Ecca Lodge sets the pace when it comes to being family-friendly. 

Guests can enjoy exceptional views of rocky escarpments and thick vegetation from their rooms as well as a rich diversity of wildlife roaming nearby.

Rooms come with open interactive kitchens, indoor dining rooms, lounge areas, libraries, and fully-stocked bars.  

Enjoy game drives twice a day, nature walks, kite building, intimate family dinners, board games, scavenger hunts, and epic sundowners. Kwandwe Ecca Lodge in South Africa is our top choice for luxury safari holidays for families to South Africa.

8. Madikwe Safari Lodge in South Africa

The beauty and pristineness of the Madikwe Game Reserve has given rise to several camps and lodges. Here are two of our best picks.

a. Lelepa Lodge

Serene, luxurious, and absolutely breathtaking, Lelepa Lodge offers what most lodges fail to, a calm, luxurious, and truly fulfilling luxurious family safaris.

There are four suites for families to choose from, each providing a kid’s room fitted with bunk beds, toys, books, and games.

Here, leisure comes as naturally as its gorgeous landscape and it doesn’t help that the staff here is readily available and friendly to a fault.

b. Kopano Lodge

Does urban jungle vibes and tucked-away lodges sound like something your older children as well as younger children in your family would love? Then you seriously need to consider Kapano for your luxury holidays to South Africa.

The lodge is located in Madikwe game reserve in South Africa, which makes it possible to visit the reserve and still go and explore cape town.

Each of its four luxury suites promises privacy, comfort, and luxury, and they deliver!

Stay at one of its suites and you will be guaranteed the best of outdoor showers, plunge pools, game viewing decks, and outdoor spa treatments.

They have also furnished decks, outdoor dining areas, and fireplace lounges for you to play catch up with your family.