Blog | Jumbari Family Safaris


Dec 21, 2020

Big 5 safaris at Shamwari Private Game Reserve

Our General Manager of Marketing and Product, Lisa Nel, traveled to Shamwari Private Game Reserve in Eastern Cape, South Africa for a Big Five safari experience. […]
Dec 14, 2020

2021 Africa bucket list for the eco-conscious family

After a year of global travel restrictions, a family safari holiday with bucket list experiences has never looked more appealing. From paddling with African penguins, to […]
Dec 8, 2020

A Serengeti safari at Lemala Kuria Hills

Travel expert at Jumbari Family Safaris, Luanna Do Coutto, shares her first-hand experience of a Serengeti safari at the family-friendly camp Lemala Kuria Hills. About Serengeti […]
Dec 2, 2020

Sable Alley – Botswana’s best kept secret

Head of Digital Operations, Jenieen van den Heever, shares why her two night stay at Sable Alley in the pristine Khwai Concession turned out to be […]
Sep 30, 2020

Sustainable travel with kids by Small Footprints, Big Adventures

Emma Walmsley and Anthony Mammone with their children Dante and Allegra, Small Footprints, Big Adventures. At Jumbari Family Safaris,  we strongly believe in passing on our […]
Sep 25, 2020

Green travel in collaboration with Greenpop

Jumbari Joins The TREEvolution Green travel is a term typically used to describe travel that adheres to responsible practices, paying attention to the environmental, social and […]
Sep 15, 2020

Sustainable Safaris for Kids

Our children are the future guardians of our beautiful planet, and will one day be entrusted with preserving and protecting the world’s wilderness and wildlife. It […]
Aug 25, 2020

Bucket list travel in Africa from the Jumbari team

Great Migration in East Africa With no shortage of unique experiences, Africa has made its way to the top of many travelers’ bucket lists, including the […]
Aug 18, 2020
Little boy at Hout Bay Harbour

Things to do in Cape Town with Kids

Photo credit | Cape Town Tourism The city of Cape Town has become South Africa’s family travel hotspot, and for good reason. With Table mountain as […]
Aug 4, 2020

Recommended Kids Stay Free Lodges and Hotels in Africa

Movie screening at Thornybush Collection, South Africa Family time is precious, and is best enjoyed away without the stresses, distractions, and worries of the home environment. […]
Jul 9, 2020

Family-Friendly Lodges in East Africa

Family-friendly lodge Lemala Ewanjan, Tanzania East Africa is a destination of incredible wildlife, pristine beaches, diverse cultures, and thrilling experiences. It is a stimulating landscape for […]
Jun 9, 2020

Tanzania travel tips

Tanzania is among the most popular African countries and for good reason. The climate is warm, the landscape is natural, wildlife is abundant and the people […]
Jun 9, 2020

How to be a sustainable traveler in Botswana

Botswana’s primary attraction is its diverse wilderness. From the endless palm-covered islands of the Okavango Delta to the moonscape saltpans of the Makgadikgadi region, it’s the […]
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   The good news that December 2020 saw a huge increase in the […]
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 […]