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Family Explorer: Cape Town and Namibia

Namibia, South Africa

11 Day Itinerary

Best Time
April to October
Perfect for
Families
Guide Price

£7,300pp

$8,800pp

Embark on the perfect adventure for families across Africa, exploring beautiful regions rich in wildlife all the while engaging in thrilling outdoor activities.

Highlights

  • Perfect for adventurous families looking for something different in Africa
  • Get active with kayaking with seals and quad biking down red dunes
  • Enjoy guided nature walks around mountainous regions, as an alternative to a traditional safari
  • Venture out on a desert safari and track desert-adapted wildlife in beautiful regions of Namibia
  • Experience raw scenery and beautiful birdlife around the Erongo Mountains

Day 1 - 4: Cape Town, South Africa

Day 4 - 6: Swakopmund, Namibia

Day 6 - 9: Damaraland, Namibia

Day 9 - 11: Erongo Mountains, Namibia

Day 1 - 4: Cape Town, South Africa

  • A fantastic location set within the heart of Cape Town, ideal for exploring the sites
  • Your serviced apartment will give you a real home away from home experience

Explore one of South Africa’s most cosmopolitan cities, Cape Town, and soak up its outstanding scenery, unspoilt coastline, idyllic vineyards, vibrant culture and gourmet food.

Begin your holiday in Cape Town with three nights at More Quarters, a beautiful selection of converted apartments set in a characterful neighbourhood, just a stone’s throw away from bustling Kloof and Long Street. As a family, we can arrange for you to discover the Mother City with a professional guide on day sightseeing excursions. With plenty of activities at your fingertips, ascend Table Mountain, spot the penguins at Boulder Beach, horse ride through Constantia Winelands or visit the edge of Cape Point.

Cape Town

Day 4 - 6: Swakopmund, Namibia

  • This is arguably the best hotel in Swakopmund with a spa and swimming pool
  • A brilliant location with all the facilities you’d want from a stopover in Namibia’s adventure capital

Get a taste for Namibia whilst visiting the coastal city of Swakopmund where desert and marine ecosystems meet.

After landing in Namibia, you’ll be transferred to the coastal town of Swakopmund where you’ll spend two nights at The Strand. Set on the promenade and surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the location is perfect for accessing the main beach and exploring this unique desert ecosystem. Spend a morning kayaking with seals and spotting flamingos on a calm lagoon nearby Pelican Point. We can arrange for you to venture out in the afternoon on a living desert safari where you’ll spot lizards and geckos. Don’t miss the opportunity to sandboard down the famous red dunes.

View The Strand Hotel
The Strand - Aerial

Day 6 - 9: Damaraland, Namibia

  • This charming accommodation in Damaraland boasts the best spot for sundowners
  • Track desert-adapted elephants across the unique landscape

As a charming camp with dramatic views over Aba Huab Valley, here you can seek out historic rock engravings and track desert-adapted wildlife.

Head north to Damaraland, where you’ll spend three nights at Mowani Mountain Camp. Nestled within boulders, this intimate camp is surrounded by the expansive, dry landscape of Aba Huab valley. Delve into this rugged terrain with a morning nature drive where desert-adapted wildlife such as elephants and black rhinos roam freely. Learn about the local flora and fauna on a nature walk, or head out on a Burnt Mountain, Organ Pipes and rock engravings excursion around the World Heritage Site of Twyfelfontein.

Mowani Mountain Camp - Dining on the deck at Mowani Mountain Camp
Ai Aiba Lodge - Chalets

Day 9 - 11: Erongo Mountains, Namibia

  • This is an amazing place for walking and discovering flora and fauna on foot
  • Witness raw scenery and spectacular sunsets from the height of gigantic rocks

This unique location showcases Namibia at its best; take guided nature walks through granitic mountain scenery with abundant birdlife.

Finish your family adventure with two nights at Ai Aiba Rock Painting Lodge, where desert, mountains and bushveld ecosystems meet. With an abundance of birdlife fluttering above, have your binoculars to hand to spot black eagles and regional birds such as rosy-faced lovebirds and Rüppell’s parrots. Uncover the surrounding beauty soaking up outstanding views over the Erongo and Brandberg Mountains in the early hours, over a sundowner, or heading out on guided walks through the wilderness.

What is typically included

  • 3 nights fully inclusive
  • 2 nights half board
  • 5 nights Bed & Breakfast
  • Safari Activities: elephant trekking, nature drives, nature walks, cultural visits
  • Full day private guiding in Cape Town
  • All domestic transfers

Family Explorer: Cape Town and Namibia

11

Day Itinerary

Best Time
April to October
Perfect for
Families
Guide Price

£7,300pp

$8,800pp

$8,800pp

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