Africa Family Vacations | Ciao Bambino!

A vacation to Africa is one of the best trips to take with children to introduce them to both incredible wildlife and nature, as well as profound cultural differences that create well-rounded global citizens of the future. With kid-friendly activities like Jeep safaris, tribal visits, conservation volunteer projects and Moroccan market tours, this is a chance to expose your children to ways of life that have withstood the test of time. It’s also an opportunity to experience climates vastly different from those closer to home, like deserts and grasslands. Kid-friendly hotels and resorts are surprisingly abundant throughout the continent, so it is possible to book a wide variety of accommodation styles in one trip as you travel around Africa, lending just enough variety to add to the excitement of this exotic destination.

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"Our family took an incredible trip to Africa. Our hearts are still there! As a good friend once told us, "It will change you," and indeed, our adventure through Cape Town, Johannesburg and three thrilling safaris in Zimbabwe, South Africa and Zambia was nothing short of life-changing. The magic of our journey came from the warmth and hospitality of the local people, breathtaking orange and red sunsets and sunrises, adorable baby elephants, and the unforgettable meals! Above all, the highlights were our adrenaline-pumping animal-spotting expeditions alongside experienced guides who dedicate their lives to protecting these magnificent creatures and the rich history and the message of hope shared by Nelson Mandela. Sharing every moment with our 9-year old child brought immeasurable joy to our hearts! Thank you, Linda, for planning this for us."

–Stagnaro Family Africa Trip

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–MacNeill Family Trip

"We just returned home and we are all still feeling the glow of the wonderful 2 weeks. Everything went smoothly and the itinerary was well thought out and worked well for our group. I know a lot of thought went into planning it."

–Heckman Family Trip

"Everything was great on the trip! Thanks so much for all of your help in planning everything and organizing the tours. All of the guides were great! Extremely knowledgeable, friendly and did a great job with the kids."

–Tomeny Family Trip

"We have only good things to say about our entire trip and the planning process. You are a dream to work with! I especially appreciated how you narrowed down my options for each decision, so I wouldn't be overwhelmed. I haven't worked with a travel agent before, but you really surpassed my expectations. We will call you first the next time we travel!"

–Caldeira Family Trip

"The hotel you found and booked for us could be the nicest hotel we have ever stayed... and we have stayed at some really, really nice 5 star hotels."

–Wadsworth Family Trip

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Heritage Awali Golf and Spa Resort, B9, Bel Ombre, Mauritius

Heritage Awali Golf and Spa Resort »

Heritage Awali Golf and Spa Resort, B9, Bel Ombre, Mauritius

Grand Gaube, Mauritius
Great for ages: Multi-Generational
Bel Ombre, Mauritius
Great for ages: Multi-Generational
Grand Gaube, Mauritius
Great for ages: Multi-Generational
Bel Ombre, Mauritius
Great for ages: Multi-Generational
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