5 Reasons why South Africa is a Great Place to have a Family Holiday

With its stunning year round weather, its interesting array of cultures and people, and with its many, many wildlife destinations and beach resorts, South Africa is one of the best countries in the world to book that ultimate holiday. For many years, excited travellers have been coming to our shores to see what makes South Africa such a special place. And in many instances, they become lifelong fans of the country, booking repeat holidays and finding new places and new things to love about the country.

But South Africa is not just a great place for a solo or couple adventure. It is also the perfect destination for those who are looking to make holiday memories with their families. As a family destination, South Africa offers plenty of interesting things to see and to do and families can spend their time in the country taking in all of the most popular sightings.



From trips into the wild, to learning more about the country’s utterly fascinating history, here’s 5 fantastic reasons to book your next family holiday in South Africa.

  1. South Africa has countless family friendly attractions

Unlike many other countries around the world, South Africa is for the most part an outdoor sort of nation. Most activities as well as most sightings take place outside and with the beautiful year round clear skied weather, who wants to spend their time indoors? Some of the best attractions include safaris in wild places such as the Kruger National Park, road trips through the Garden Route and lazy days spent exploring the beach.

  1. South Africa is easy on the budget

For most travellers, the exchange rate is in their favour, which means South Africa instantly becomes a really cheap destination for big family holidays. Not only can you probably easily budget for a large group getaway but you will be able to stay in the best accommodation and also go on all sorts of amazing adventures!

  1. South Africa is a diverse treasure in every way

There is no part of South Africa that isn’t absolutely unique and out of this world. It is not just the people and cultures that are diverse, but also the landscapes, the plant life, and everything else in between. This alone makes for an unforgettable holiday break.

  1. South Africa has some of the best beaches

The best beaches in the world that is. If you are in the Cape Town area, spending sometime exploring the white beaches is a must, even if the water is too cold to take a dip in. The Garden Route is also home to some stunning beaches just waiting to be explored.

  1. South Africa has some of the best food and wine

With the Cape being wineland country, and many of the cities attracting some of the best chefs in the world, it shouldn’t be a surprise to find out that South Africa is one of the best places in the world to really indulge in great food and good wine while on holiday.