Blog | Jumbari Family Safaris


Apr 8, 2020

The role of a Family Travel Specialist

Planning your dream eco-friendly family vacation alongside a family travel specialist is by far the easiest route to go in this day and age. Although planning […]
Apr 7, 2020

Embark on a virtual safari with your family

Bringing Africa to your doorstep, photo credit | Giraffe Manor While family travel may be off the cards for now, a virtual safari with your little […]
Mar 31, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

A note from our CEO – Travel will stand the test of time   With the emergence of the COVID-19 virus and our responsibility towards Africa […]
Feb 24, 2020

5 Trip Ideas for your family safari and beach holidays to Africa

At Jumbari Family Safaris we acknowledge the effort that goes into planning a family holiday – from aligning everyone’s schedules and sticking to the budget, to […]
Feb 19, 2020

Top restaurants in Cape Town for families

Deciding where to eat out with your little ones can be a fraught affair when you are in a new country. Thankfully, a selection of family-friendly […]
Feb 6, 2020

Cheetah Conservation at Samara Private Game Reserve

Located in the sweeping landscape of South Africa’s Great Karoo, you will find Samara Private Game Reserve. Offering more than your traditional Big 5 safari, Samara […]
Jan 28, 2020
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5 Family Bucket List Experiences for 2020

“Blessed are the curious for they shall have adventures.” — Lovelle Drachman Topping last year’s family holiday isn’t always as easy as it sounds. To help […]
Jan 7, 2020

Sustainable safaris at Tswalu Kalahari

Located in South Africa’s malaria-free Green Kalahari Region, Tswalu Kalahari offers the ultimate sustainable safari experience for families traveling to  South Africa. The reserve hosts two […]
Dec 9, 2019

Why Gondwana Game Reserve should be your next family safari destination

Located less than four hours from the city of Cape Town, Gondwana Game Reserve is our safari lodge of choice for families traveling to South Africa’s […]
Nov 25, 2019

5 family safari lodges where kids stay free

Kids with guide at Victoria Falls River Lodge It’s no secret that a family safari to Africa’s remote destinations can be a costly experience. However, your […]
Nov 5, 2019

One&Only Cape Town – where to stay in Cape Town with kids

Consistently voted as one of the best travel destinations in the world, Cape Town is a city that caters to adults and kids alike. With Table […]
Nov 4, 2019

Animal Interactions, and when you should say no!

Cheetah at the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre Africa’s breath-taking natural landscapes and legendary wildlife have attracted the adventurous traveler for centuries. Nothing quite compares to the […]
Oct 31, 2019

What to expect on a safari

Are you thinking of traveling to Africa but are unsure of what to expect from a safari experience? For your convenience, we have compiled this concise […]
Oct 7, 2019

5 Eco-friendly travel gifts by Jumbari Family Safaris

Jumbari Family Safaris’ encompass and support responsible tourism in every aspect, including our customized eco-friendly travel gifts given to families traveling with us. Our curated gifting […]
Sep 30, 2019

Where to stay on your Durban Family Safari

Our Brand Manager, Marike Cronjé, recently traveled to Durban in search of the perfect family safari lodge for our clients traveling to KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. As […]
Sep 9, 2019

Responsible family travel with Grootbos Garden Lodge

Located along South Africa’s Whale Coast, Grootbos Private Nature Reserve offers a unique coastal getaway close to the Southern Tip of Africa. Grootbos Garden Lodge specializes […]
Sep 9, 2019

5 Tips on a whale watching experience in South Africa

A South Africa family safari normally brings to mind the *Big 5, safari vehicles and the thrill of the African bush. Little do some know that […]
Aug 20, 2019

Wildlife conservation at the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre

Rescued rhinos at the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Center, photo credit | Heinrich van den Berg   Since its establishment in 1990, the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre […]
Aug 19, 2019

Sustainable Tourism in South Africa

The thing we love most about being apart of the eco-friendly tourism industry are the opportunities we have to connect with like-minded people who share our […]
Aug 13, 2019

5 reasons to visit Botswana in Green Season

Boasting 300 days of sunshine, Botswana is one of Africa’s premier safari destinations and its diverse landscapes guarantee exceptional wildlife encounters throughout the year. The peak […]