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SUNDOWNER FAMILY HOLIDAYS

Whether you're looking for a tranquil beach for
snorkeling or waves for learning to surf

We will create the perfect holiday for your family.

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FAMILY SAFARIS

We know the best camps & lodges for children.

Call us on 01273 923100 to talk through the options

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INDIA & SRI LANKA FAMILY HOLIDAYS

Ride elephants, explore ancient temples, track
leopards or tigers, take a train, head to the beach

Get Sri Lanka & India right for your family. Talk to us.

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A FAMILY CAMPFIRE BEFORE DINNER

We create holidays with moments like this

Call us on 01273 923100 to start designing.

Sundowner Family Holidays

There's an art and a bit more of a challenge to designing the perfect family holiday. And we love a holiday challenge! We design each holiday from scratch so our starting point will be the make-up of your family, what you each enjoy, the age of your children and any hobbies or current fascinations. We also love hearing about where you have enjoyed visiting together on past holidays. Using this information we will pull together a trip perfectly tailored to your family with each detail thought through ... leaving you to just focus on the packing! Call us on 01273 923100 to start planning your Family Holiday today.

As well as experience of planning family holidays for our clients, some of the team have extremely well-travelled children who have helped steer the way that we design family holidays! We think the best family holidays are about getting the right mix of activities, sights and relaxation, keeping a close eye on journey times between areas and getting the order spot-on. Unless you have children with a super-keen interest in international culture and history, we also tend to find that mixing-in alternative ideas with being guided around a temple or museum works a treat – for example, cycling tours rather than walking, getting dressed-up in the local attire, a short cookery course in a local house. There’s often so much you want to see in a destination but we’d say that travelling with children, more than 5 stops in 2 weeks turns an amazing holiday into a bit of a whinge fest! We tend to suggest saving the relaxing part of a family holiday to the end of the trip and make this the longest stay so that the whole family can just kick-back and relax together and ponder all their new experiences before heading home.

Talk to us about your family holiday today. Call 01273 923100.
We design every holiday from scratch to perfectly suit each family. Let us know what you’re looking for, a bit about your family and your budget. Let's get started before the other families take the best hotels!

Children On Safari

0-6 years – Please contact us on 01273 923100 to talk through the options for this age group. There are safaris we can recommend in non-malarial areas. Generally these lodges have children-specific safaris or the option for a private guide and vehicle so that you can ensure the safari is suited to your child.

7-12 years – Children of this age tend to love safaris especially when they get to track animals. Some lodges offer special “bush school” programmes for children. Guides are experienced in working with kids, and will show them how to recognise the spoor – tracks and droppings – as well as plants and small creatures. The only consideration for this age group is how long your children will be happy to sit in a vehicle before they get restless.

> 13 years – Teenagers tend to love safaris and are interested in what the guides have to say as well as learning about the local culture and meeting the locals. This is the age that we would highly recommend mobile safaris, where you go on safari by day and camp in a different spot each night experiencing the raw sounds, smells and noises of the bush with nothing else around.

Contact us to talk through the best safari for your children. 

Family Holiday Favourites

South Africa Family Highlights

14 days
Stay in super friendly family properties as you visit Cape Town, the penguins of Boulders Beach, Hermanus for whale spotting & diving with sharks, the Panorama region for elephant back safaris and the Kruger for a thrilling Big 5 safari.
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£2,975pp£2,775pp

Zambia Family Safari Highlights

12 nights
If you want to guarantee great game viewing and incredible scenery this 12 night Zambia classic is the family safari for you. Unforgettable moments include thrilling 4x4 safaris and getting soaked at the might Victoria Falls.
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£4,300pp£3,997pp

Family Selous Safari and Beach

12 days
A big step away from the crowds this 12 night Tanzania safari & beach family adventure takes you into the wilds of the Selous Game Reserve to enjoy some thrilling game viewing, before heading to a deserted beach on the remote Swahili Coast.
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£2,593pp

Family Zambia and Lake Malawi in Style

14 nights
With some of the most exclusive family safari properties in Africa this 14 night epic epitomises a safari in style without jeopardising the safari experience, as you are hosted by two of the best safari companies in Africa.
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£5,794pp£4,999pp

Ultimate Kenya Family Safari and Beach

15 days
Head out into the Laikipia wilderness on a camel safari, learn bush skills and animal tracking at Warrior Academy in the Maasai Mara, encounter Kenya’s incredible wildlife and end with a feast of beach activities at a chic beach retreat.
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£6,385pp£4,685pp

South Africa Family Cape, Coast & Safari

13 days
South Africa Family Holiday that esnures lots of fun for everyone. Amazing sights, plenty of activities and a Big Five safari. Staying at brilliant family-friendly properties in a variety of amazing scenic locations. A holiday to create family memories to last a lifetime.
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£2,715pp

Family Kenya Safari and Zanzibar

14 days
A family focused 14 night Kenya safari and Zanzibar adventure that includes animal tracking in the stunning Laikipia Plateau, thrilling 4x4 game drives in the Maasai Mara’s big cat country and playing on the tropical beaches of Zanzibar.
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£4,599pp£4,049pp

Northern Madagascar Family Highlights

13 days
Visit some of the best wildlife reserves in the country. Lemurs, chameleons, geckos, ancient primary rainforests, vast tsingy formations, Indiana Jones caves, vibrant coral reefs and stunning beaches should keep all the family happy.
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£3,224pp

Madikwe Safari & Mauritius Family Holiday

13 days
An adventure packed with unforgettable moments for the whole family, Visit the malaria free Madikwe Game Reserve - home to the Big 5 and more - to experience thrilling game drives. End your holiday in Mauritius with some serious R&R.
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£2,779

Botswana Family Safari Highlights Holiday

11 days
Sitting round the campfire in the middle of the Botswana bush, dancing in the spray of the mighty Victoria Falls, stalking lions by 4x4 and taking the kids to meet the elephants up close, this is a family safari adventure you'll all remember.
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£3,723pp

Family Zambia & Lake Malawi Adventure

15 nights
Ride on Elephants, search out big cats with expert safari guides and water-ski on Lake Malawi, this 15 night Zambia and Malawi family adventure is packed with experiences as you stay in a perfect mix of family friendly, award winning lodges.
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£3,933pp

Madagascar Family Highlights Holiday

16 days
An in-depth adventure from the eastern rainforests to the southwest coast. A mix of weird & wonderful wildlife, incredible scenery, rainforest hikes, fascinating Malagasy culture, heaps of activities, ending with a beautiful beach stay.
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£2,742pp

Sri Lanka Family Highlights

12 days
Discover the ancient kingdoms from a working fruit farm, explore Kandy from a 100 year old hill retreat, cycle through rural Galle from a country estate and play on the tropical beaches from your own private beach villa.
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£2,356pp

Heritage Rajasthan Family Adventure

14 days
An exclusive tented camp with the Elephants, a traditional family residence in the heart of the Rajasthan countryside and a night in a remote 300 year old palace, these are just some of the unforgettable moments in this 15 night family adventure.
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£1,897pp

Family Sri Lanka & Maldives

14 nights
A wonderful mix of culture, history & tropical beaches, this 14 night family adventure includes the highlights of Sri Lanka’s ancient kingdoms & lush plantation country before hopping to the idyllic islands of the Maldives.
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£2,435pp£2,176pp

Sri Lanka Family Adventure

12 nights
Hike to the top of Sigiriya Rock, watch elephants bathing in the river at Pinnawala, cycle around the ancient kingdom of Polonnaruwa, cook Sri Lankan curries and dolphin watch off the unspoilt beaches of the west coast.
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£1,993pp

Rajasthan & Goa Family Highlights

14 nights
A family selfie at the Taj Mahal, climbing the ramparts of ancient Rajput forts, painting elephants in the Aravali Hills and relaxing on the chilled out beaches of southern Goa, this 14 night family adventure is packed with unforgettable experiences.
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£1,887pp