Family Safaris in the Eastern Cape

Family Safaris in the Eastern Cape

The Eastern Cape is an ideal safari destination for families travelling with children, as it is malaria-free and many lodges here cater for younger guests.

Family Safaris in the Eastern Cape

The Eastern Cape is an ideal safari destination for families travelling with children, as it is malaria-free and many lodges here cater for younger guests.

Family Safaris in the Eastern Cape

Safari Options for Families Travelling with Younger Children

The safari lodges of the Eastern Cape are absolutely ideal for a family safari, and it is no wonder that they are one of the most popular safari destinations in Southern Africa for people travelling with younger children.

Many of the lodges here welcome children under 12, and some also offer a dedicated children's programme for their very young guests, who may be too young to safely join their parents or older siblings on the 3-4 hour Big 5 morning and afternoon game drives. 

The Addo Elephant National Park also offers the opportunity for families to self-drive in their own car - the advantage of which is obviously no age restrictions whatsoever! 

 
 

Woodbury Tented Camp

Safari Lodge

Guest Rating: 4.4 / 5.0 based on 22 ratings

Woodbury Tented Camp is set in the heart of the reserve, and the tranquil surroundings of the open bushveld allow you to truly experience a quiet getaway. The centre of the camp is an airy, thatched entertainment area, where you can soak up the African sun.

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Woodbury Tented Camp: Stay 3 nights for the price of 2
Valid:   1 May 2016  -  31 August 2016.
 

 

Mark's Camp

Safari Lodge

Guest Rating: 4.5 / 5.0 based on 8 ratings

The 7 stone and thatch chalets and main lodge at Mark's Camp are decorated in a relaxed Pan-African style. Each comfortably furnished chalet has an en-suite bathroom and air conditioning.

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Pumba Water Lodge
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Safari Lodge

Guest Rating: 4.9 / 5.0 based on 20 ratings

Twelve stone walled, thatched, air-conditioned suites lead off meandering footpaths and are set along the lake's edge. Each suite has a unique view of the lake and opens onto a private deck with outside shower and plunge pool.

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Leeuwenbosch

Safari Lodge

Accommodation at Leeuwenbosch includes the historic Country House and the newer Shearers Lodge Suites. The Country House, built in 1908, offers 5 spacious en-suite bedrooms, and is layered with a collection of historical images, documents, and furniture dating back to the 1800s.

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Leeuwenbosch: Stay 3 nights for the price of 2
Valid:   1 May 2016  -  31 August 2016.
 

 

Msenge Bush Lodge

Safari Lodge

Guest Rating: 5.0 / 5.0 based on 3 ratings

The lodge offers 11 thatched, glass enclosed chalets, each in it's own private bush setting - giving the ultimate feeling and experience of an African bush safari. Each chalet is air-conditioned, and has a spacious en-suite bathroom, with a separate bath and shower.

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Sibuya Tented Camp

Safari Lodge

Guest Rating: 5.0 / 5.0 based on 3 ratings

Perfectly situated on the banks of the Kariega River, but tucked unobtrusively away into the vegetation, Forest Camp's 8 en-suite safari tents are built on expansive, slightly raised wooden decks and has long wooden walkways through pristine thicket. The smaller, more intimate River Camp has just 4 safari tents, ideal for families with children, or for sole-use specialist groups.

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Reed Valley Inn

Safari Lodge

Guest Rating: 5.0 / 5.0 based on 5 ratings

The 4 comfortable en-suite bedrooms at Reed Valley Inn are positioned in the tranquil working farmyard just on the outside of the reserve's game fences, and are completely separate from the main homesteads to ensure guests' peace and privacy. All meals are taken at Bush Lodge, which is about a 5 or 10 minute drive from Reed Valley Inn into the reserve.

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Reed Valley Inn: Stay 3 nights for the price of 2
Valid:   1 May 2016  -  31 August 2016.
 

 

Kariega Main Lodge
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Safari Lodge

Guest Rating: 4.7 / 5.0 based on 31 ratings

The accommodation at Kariega Main Lodge consists of 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom log chalets. Each chalet is decorated in an ethnic style and are very spacious.

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Kariega Main Lodge: Stay 3 nights for the price of 2
Valid:   1 May 2016  -  30 June 2016.
 

 

Woodbury Lodge
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Safari Lodge

Guest Rating: 4.9 / 5.0 based on 23 ratings

Designed with great care to blend in with the natural surroundings, the 6 thatched stone sleeping lodges are comfortably appointed, with en-suite bathrooms, and each boasts a unique and breathtaking view from their wooden decks. There is a central dining room and barbecue area, plus a lounge bar and swimming pool for guest's enjoyment in-between game drives.

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Woodbury Lodge: Stay 3 nights for the price of 2
Valid:   1 May 2016  -  31 August 2016.
 

 

Hlosi Game Lodge

Safari Lodge

Guest Rating: 4.8 / 5.0 based on 4 ratings

This intimate lodge redefines exclusivity with 4 individually styled suites plus 2 family suites, designed to capture the spirit of a bygone era, while providing the luxuries of contemporary lodge living. Each suite features a mini bar, fireplace, air-conditioning, private verandas, en-suite bathrooms with spa baths and showers, and a unique outside courtyard, ideal for starlit showers and each has uninterrupted views over the African bush.

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Hlosi Game Lodge: Stay 3 nights for the price of 2
Valid:   1 May 2016  -  31 August 2016.
 

 

Hillsnek Safaris

Safari Lodge

Guest Rating: 4.7 / 5.0 based on 3 ratings

HillsNek Safaris consists of just 3 individual luxury canvas safari tents set on expansive wrap around wooden decks with panoramic views. All 3 tents are linked to the main lodge by raised wooden walkways.

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Amakhala 2 Night Package
Valid:   1 May 2016  -  30 September 2016.
 

 

Amakhala Safari Lodge
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Safari Lodge

Guest Rating: 4.9 / 5.0 based on 20 ratings

The 11 stylish air-conditioned suites with tented fronts all open out onto your private deck with its own plunge pool. The rooms also have a small separate lounge area.

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Amakhala Safari Lodge: Stay 3 nights for the price of 2
Valid:   1 May 2016  -  31 August 2016.
 

 

Ukhozi Lodge

Safari Lodge

Guest Rating: 4.8 / 5.0 based on 4 ratings

Ukhozi Lodge accommodates 20 guests in 10 suites crafted from log, with panoramic views from private decks. The suites are decorated in an African style and each suite is fully air-conditioned.

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Kariega Main Lodge: Stay 3 nights for the price of 2
Valid:   1 May 2016  -  30 June 2016.
 

 

River Lodge
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Safari Lodge

Guest Rating: 4.7 / 5.0 based on 6 ratings

River Lodge's 10 luxuriously appointed air-conditioned suites are all decorated to a very high standard. The Bushmans River flows beneath the deck of the main restaurant, and the outdoor dining is a magnificent experience under the abundance of stars in the African night sky.

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Kariega Main Lodge: Stay 3 nights for the price of 2
Valid:   1 May 2016  -  30 June 2016.
 

 

Amakhala Bush Lodge

Safari Lodge

Guest Rating: 4.7 / 5.0 based on 12 ratings

The lodge has just 5 suites, overlooking a watering point. Each suite has a thatched roof, with tented canvas sides, and an atmospheric fireplace.

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Amakhala Bush Lodge: Stay 3 nights for the price of 2
Valid:   1 May 2016  -  31 August 2016.
 

 

Sarili Lodge

Safari Lodge

Guest Rating: 5.0 / 5.0 based on 2 ratings

Sarili Lodge has 5 en-suite rooms in total - 2 luxury rooms with a balcony, 2 that open out onto a patio, and a suite. All the rooms have air-conditioning and a private minibar, as well as tea and coffee making facilities.

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Shamwari Game Reserve - Stay 3/Pay 2 Offer
Valid:   1 May 2016  -  31 July 2016.
 

 

Riverdene Lodge

Safari Lodge

Guest Rating: 4.5 / 5.0 based on 13 ratings

Each of the 9 twin-bedded rooms are fully air-conditioned, and have a television and telephone, and a small lounge area. Private balconies from each room leads onto the beautifully landscaped gardens.

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Shamwari Game Reserve - Stay 3/Pay 2 Offer
Valid:   1 May 2016  -  31 July 2016.
 

 

Gorah Elephant Camp
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Safari Lodge

Guest Rating: 4.5 / 5.0 based on 6 ratings

Your accommodation is in spacious and luxurious tented suites, which are reminiscent of the golden era of safaris in the early 1900s, yet with all the comfort and excellence associated with Africa's finest game lodges. Sumptuous breakfasts and superb lunches are both served in the elegant dining room, or on the veranda overlooking the waterhole.

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Gorah Elephant Camp: Stay 4 nights for the price of 3
Valid:   6 December 2016  -  16 December 2016.
 

 

Kwandwe Ecca Lodge
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Safari Lodge

Guest Rating: 5.0 / 5.0 based on 9 ratings

The lodge is airy, with barely a barrier between indoors and the African bushveld. The 6 suites each features private plunge pools, an en-suite bathroom with spacious, plate glass-enclosed shower, bath, and twin hand-basins, as well as a sitting area which can comfortably convert into accommodation for children 11 years and younger.

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The Homestead

Safari Lodge

Orginally built as a farmhouse, the Homestead can accommodate up to 14 people in 5 en-suite bedrooms, plus there are an additional 2 rooms which share a bathroom.  Your stay also includes the services of a private hostess and chef.

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