This 4 day Classic Fly-in Family Okavango package offers the opportunity for parents to introduce their kids to the wonders of the wilderness and the wildlife of Africa whilst enjoying a family safari together. Includes flights ex/to Johannesburg.
Accommodation: Family orientated tented chalet with en-suite facilities
Activities: Game drives, boats, makoros, walks and Elephant interaction (The activities are dictated by the seasons. Generally there are more water-based excursion from May to September and more land-based activities from October to April)
Destinations: Okavango Delta - private concession
Seasonal: All year round destination, peak between June and October - the best time for a visit
Classic Fly-in Family Okavango Experience
The Okavango Delta is truly one of Africa's greatest wilderness areas and there is no better place to share a safari with your family than in this pristine wilderness. Parents can relax in the knowledge that their children are in capable hands and that they are learning the secrets of Africa from a young age.
Although the safari caters for children it is also about a truly unique African Safari for the whole family. Game drives, night drives and water activities accompanied by knowledgeable guides enhance the experience.
There are few family safari experiences in Africa that provide the adventure and learning that this family Okavango Safari provides. You and your loved ones will share incredible memories and quality family time on your Botswana holiday.
Day 1: Johannesburg - Maun - Okavango
Today you will leave Johannesburg early and upon reaching Maun you will be transferred to your child-friendly bush camp in a light aircraft where you will be spending the next 3 nights. The staff and clients are specially trained to cater for families on safari and you can relax in the knowledge that your children are having a good time.
Once you have settled into your accommodation and had some time to refresh, you can get your first taste of the Okavango Delta on an afternoon activity followed by a great dinner under brilliant night skies.
Day 2 & 3: Okavango
The days start early with tea and coffee and a light breakfast before you head out on an activity to explore this unique area of floodplains, waterways and wooded islands. Wildlife is prolific and the guides will ensure that you experience the best. Morning activities can be enjoyed by the family together before returning to the bush camp for brunch after which the children can enjoy any number of activities around the camp.
As part of this Okavango family safari there is also the opportunity to experience an Elephant research project where Elephant are trained to return to the wild from captivity. The afternoon activities will allow the family to enjoy more of this fascinating area.
Day 4: Okavango - Maun - Johannesburg
Your Family Okavango Safari draws to an end. Make the most of your time in the Delta on a last morning activity and breakfast in the wilderness.
You will be transferred to the airstrip for your flight to Maun, and the onward connection back to Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport.
Rates & Prices
This 4 day family package is based on a family of 3: 2 adults and 1 child (12 years or younger) sharing in an en-suite family room, fully inclusive and with scheduled flights ex/to Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport.
You can also combine this Okavango safari package with a stay at Chobe or the Central Kalahari of Botswana.
- Return flight between Johannesburg and Maun
- Light aircraft flight ex/to Maun and between the lodge airstrips
- 3 night's accommodation
- All meals as per itinerary
- Activity menu for kids: Elephant dung card making, walking with your guide, tracking lessons, mokoro lessons, traditional jewellery making, bread making... and be an artist!
- Laundry service
- Scheduled camp activities
- Landing fee and departure tax light aircraft
- Premium brands, imported wines, champagne, spirits and liqueurs