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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

Botswana Family Safari & Mauritius

15 days
An incredible safari through the wildlife hotspots of Botswana combined with the white sandy beaches of the Indian Ocean, staying in fantastic family friendly properties and offering the perfect mix of adventure and luxury.
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£4,236pp£4,024pp

Zambia Safari, Vic Falls & Mozambique Coast

18 Days
A trip perfect for the whole family! Experience thrilling game drives in the Lower Zambezi National Park - one of our favourites, witness the 'smoke that thunders', Vic Falls before relaxing on the Mozambique coastline of Vilanculos - an ideal way to end your trip.
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£6,250pp

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

Botswana Family Mobile Safari

11 days
The family adventure of a lifetime including canoeing through the Okavango Delta, a expertly led private mobile camping safari through the animal packed regions of Moremi and Khwai and adrenalin fuelled activities at Victoria Falls.
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£2,999pp

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

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

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 Beach Highlights

14 days
In the expert hands of Governors Safaris this exciting 14 night Kenya family safari & beach combo takes you to the stunning Rift Valley Lakes & the Maasai Mara’s home of the BBC Big Cat Diaries, before heading to one of the finest beaches in Africa!
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£4,335pp£3,185pp

Family Northern Tanzania and Zanzibar

14 nights
A dip in the pool overlooking the shores of Lake Manyara, thrilling 4x4 game drives in big cat country, soaking up the breath-taking scenery of the Ngorongoro Crater and playing on the white sandy beaches of Zanzibar
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£3,997pp£3,697pp

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 South Africa Malaria-Free

15 days
Wildlife focused family adventure. Search out the penguins of Boulders Beach, walk the Cape of Good Hope, dive with the great whites, spot whales, walk with Meerkats and spot big cats on exciting game drives.
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£2,358pp£2,274pp

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

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

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

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

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

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