Best South Africa Tour Packages for Family

South Africa Family Tours Packages

Duration Price
Splendid South Africa with Kruger - Self Drive7 days & 6 nights
INR 1,14,990
South Africa Family Special Tour9 days & 8 nights
INR 1,14,599
South Africa with Pilanesberg7 days & 6 nights
INR 1,15,990
Best of South Africa Tour7 days & 6 nights
INR 1,45,990
Experience South Africa9 days & 8 nights
INR 1,11,990
South African Romantic Getaway8 days & 7 nights
INR 1,52,990
South Africa with Mabula10 days & 9 nights
INR 1,52,990
South Africa Fully Loaded Family Holiday8 days & 7 nights
INR 1,62,990

Embark on the best family adventure of your life with Thrillophilia’s family travel packages in South Africa that offer the best of wildlife and cultural experiences at this destination. These packages have been curated by our experts keeping in mind the diverse interests of each of your family members. 

This is a family-friendly place that is renowned for its picturesque beaches, fascinating museums, and diverse wildlife. You can enjoy many enthralling activities here ranging from wildlife safari to surfing, seeing African penguins, and hiking the Drakensberg Mountains. From cable car rides to thrilling wildlife safaris and beach hopping, each activity is carefully selected providing an enjoyable experience to everyone in your family.

With the South Africa holiday packages, you get family-friendly accommodation and hassle-free transfer. Our transparent pricing, hassle-free booking process, and expert guidance along with 24/7 customer support throughout the trip help you make the most out of your vacation.

You can even make modifications to the package as per your family’s preference and interest ensuring you can have a personalized tour. Book the family vacation packages in South Africa from Thrillophilia now to discover the wonders of the country and create cherished memories with your loved ones. 

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Visa Requirements for South Africa Trip

All Indian residents will need a tourist visa to enter South Africa for tourism purposes. You’re advised to apply for a South Africa visa at least 60 days before your scheduled travel date. The South African visa fees are between INR 2040 and INR 2301 and the processing time is 5 - 7 business days. There is no provision for a visa on arrival to South Africa because it is not issued at the country’s entry ports. So as soon as you book the South Africa family vacation packages apply for the visa to avoid any unnecessary delays.  

Best Time to Go On South Africa Tour

The best time to go on a South Africa trip is all around the year as each season offers distinct advantages and unique experiences.

1 Peak season: November to February is the peak season in South Africa with pleasant weather and very little rainfall. The dry and sunny weather makes it perfect for browsing the outdoor markets, hiking, and beach hopping. Many festivals are celebrated during this time of the year such as the Johannesburg International Mozart Festival and Cape Town Minstrel Carnival attracting a huge crowd.

2 Shoulder season: September, October, April and May mark the shoulder season in South Africa. During these months the days are dry and warm and the nights are a bit chilly. This season is considered the best for wildlife watching as post rains the water sources become the gathering spots of animals. Also, Johannesburg hosts the Arts Alive Festival every September lasting for 10 days.

3 Waning season: August, June, and July mark the waning season in South Africa with chilly weather and unpredictable rainfall. Since the crowd is less during this time you can get great deals on flights and accommodation. July is the best month for whale watching as they migrate in large numbers to the African coast to give birth to their young.

How to Reach South Africa

By Air

Air transport is the only way to travel to South Africa from India. There are several connecting flights in operation from the main Indian cities like Bangalore, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Delhi to various destinations in South Africa like Capetown and Johannesburg.

Connecting Flights

You can get connecting flights from main Indian cities like Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Hyderabad and New Delhi to South Africa’s main Cape Town International Airport. Major Airlines like British Airways, Singapore Airlines, Emirates, Etihad, Qatar Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Qatar Airways and KLM provide connecting flights to South Africa from India. Most flights have a layover at Dubai, Nairobi, Doha or Abu Dhabi, and the time take is approximately 15 to 34 hours.


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Which are the famous places to visit in South Africa with family?

1 Cape Town: Cape Town is the second-largest South African city with breathtaking beaches and majestic mountain views. By booking family travel packages in South Africa you can take a Cape Town walking tour with your family and catch a concert at the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.

2 Kruger National Park: Kruger National Park is one of the largest game reserves in South Africa where you can enjoy guided game drives and self-drive safaris. You can see here Africa’s iconic Big 5 including the rhinoceros, African lion, African elephant, Cape buffalo, and leopard.

3 Drakensberg: With the family holiday packages in South Africa, you can visit the Drakensberg, a mountain range with cascading waterfalls and hidden valleys. It has South Africa’s best hikes including the Central Drakensberg trail and the Royal Natal National Park.

What are the best things to do in South Africa with family?

1 Go for safari: Get up close with the stunning South African wildlife and experience the rich biodiversity of the continent by going on a safari ride. Spot the Big Five at Kruger National Park, hike in Table Mountain National Park, and see the resident elephants at Addo Elephant Park.

2 Penguin Watching: Discover the African penguins swimming in the clear waters and waddling on the sandy shores of Boulder Beach by booking family vacation packages in South Africa. You can laze around the beach and have a picnic with your family while being surrounded by these creatures.

3 Whale Watching: Witness the majestic whales from the designated cliff-top paths of Hermanus which is South Africa’s whale-watching capital. You can also go on boat tours to Plettenberg Bay to see the Bryde's Whales and Humpback Whales.

How much does it cost to visit South Africa with family?

Family travel packages in South Africa will cost you around INR 85,000 to 1,50,000, per person, including accommodation, food, sightseeing, activities, and transfer. You can even have an affordable trip by visiting South Africa with your family during the waning season as the prices of flights and accommodation are very low during this time.

How many days are enough to visit South Africa with family?

5-6 days are enough to visit South Africa with family if you want to explore the main sites and are not looking for an extensive exploration of the continent. In this duration, you can go on a safari, enjoy whale watching, explore Cape Town's scenic suburbs, and discover the Winelands. If you want to have a comprehensive exploration of the continent then you will need more time.  

Is South Africa a good family holiday location?

South Africa is an excellent destination for families as it has various locations and activities to keep each member of your family engaged. From going on a safari ride to climbing Table Mountain and enjoying slides at Sun City there are many family-friendly activities you can enjoy in South Africa.

Is South Africa safe to travel with kids?

Yes, South Africa is a safe destination to travel with kids as it has malaria-free game reserves like Madikwe Game Reserve, Shamwari Private Game Reserve and family-friendly camps and lodges. It has clean cities like Johannesburg, Capetown and Kigali and great roads that make travel easier and safer. You can enjoy family-focused group tours and savour delicious local food like bobotie and vetkoek here. 

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