Blog | Jumbari Family Safaris


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   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
family bucket list

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 […]