South Africa Family - Kruger & Beyond Itinerary

Enjoy this Teenage Family adventure, while hiking, canoeing, snorkeling, rafting, spotting the big nine and learning the Zulu way of life through South Africa's best hidden gems.

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There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015. View later South Africa Teenage Safari .
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Day 1 Johannesburg

Touchdown in Johannesburg and take in the urban sprawl of this intriguing city of contrasts. Head out to the township of Soweto for an educational and inspirational tour of one of the city’s most well known areas.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Days 2-3 Hluhluwe–iMfolozi Park

Rise early and venture out into the heart of KwaZulu Natal to a permanent campsite in Mkuzi Game Reserve. Embark on the first of many exhilarating game drives through the wilderness, and swing by a popular waterhole where many animals come to quench their thirst.
ACCOM: Camping (with basic facilities) - 2

Days 4-5 Kosi Bay

Pay a visit to a traditional Zulu village and explore the area with a local guide. Then, make a beeline for the coast to the Kosi Bay Nature Reserve where there are lush jungles, tropical mangroves and diverse coral reefs to discover.
ACCOM: Deluxe permanent tent - 2

Days 6-7 Hlane National Park

Arrive in Swaziland and head to the home of the country’s largest population. While on safari in Hlane National Park, keep your eyes peeled for grazing elephants, rubber-necked giraffes and two-toned zebras.
ACCOM: Camping (with basic facilities) - 2

Days 8-9 Kruger National Park

Skip back across the border into South Africa and travel to the country’s ‘big daddy’ of national parks, where all the members of Africa’s ‘Big Five’ (lions, leopards, buffalo, rhino and elephants) can be found, as well as over 500 bird species and 100 reptile species.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Days 10-11 Blyde River Canyon

Walk through the spectacular Blyde River Canyon and perhaps take an optional tree canopy walk or hiking excursion.
ACCOM: Lodge - 2

Day 12 Johannesburg

Return to the city where this epic family adventure wraps up.