Malaria Free African Family Safari
Malaria Free African Family Safari

Malaria Free African Family Safari

On this bespoke luxury Malaria Free African Family Safari, you will spend 6 nights at 2 gorgeous lodges in Madikwe and Marataba, both in malaria-free Big 5 safari country. This is the perfect Africa Family safari with both lodges offering epic children's activities. Couples looking for a romantic getaway need not click away, this safari can be booked at sister lodges perfect for romance and relaxation.


Spend 3 nights at the stunning Madikwe Safari Lodge and enjoy unrivalled game viewing. Big 5, cheetah, brown hyena and more can all be found at Madikwe. Lelapa lodge has family suites full of games, gowns and slipper sets and more. From Madikwe, you will spend the next 3 nights at Marataba Safari Lodge. Marataba is within the Marakele National Park and has astounding natural beauty and Big 5 game viewing. Marataba Safari Lodge is perfect for families.

Both Madikwe Safari Lodge and Marataba Safari Lodge have an awesome Mack & Madi Kids’Programme which offers your children a host of activities out in the bush, learning about tracks and other fun things with guides, baking with the pastry chef or having a picnic in the grounds. Both lodges cater extensively for children and with childminding services available, you will be able to enjoy a private dinner or spa treatment.


From US$4500 Per Person sharing.

Tailor-made Itinerary

As with all the tours on our website, this is just an example of the safaris we are able to arrange. We take pride in creating holidays and safaris from scratch, placing particular emphasis on matching the destinations and properties to your budget. Contact us now to start the process of arranging your dream holiday and safari.

Days 1 to 4: Madikwe Safari Lodge : Lelapa Lodge, Madikwe Game Reserve

On arrival in Johannesburg, you will depart on the easy 4 hour drive to Madikwe Game Reserve. Madikwe is an amazing success story, abandoned farmland repopulated with animals. The birds found their own way there. Experience Big 5 game drives, spot cheetah and brown hyena and much more.

Lelapa Lodge is geared for children, with family suites. Children rooms have fun bunk beds, lots of toys and games, kiddies gowns and slippers, stories on their pillows and more. Each suite has a private plunge pool and the main area’s pool overlooks the active waterhole.Morning and evening game drives, bush walks, private dinners and much more await guests at Madikwe Safari Lodge.

Days 4 to 7: Marataba Safari Lodge , Marataba, Waterberg

After breakfast, you will depart on an easy 3 hour drive to Marataba and the gorgeous Marataba Safari Lodge. This breathtaking region of South Africa has the dramatic Waterberg Mountains, gorges and winding rivers, with plains and dense bushveld providing an excellent backdrop to all activities. Explore on game drives, bush walks, picnics and even a water safari, giving you a unique take on the bush at an unhurried pace.

Each Family tented suite has a second bedroom with children's bunk bed complete with games, toys, gowns and slippers for the little ones. The main areas have beautiful views, indoor and outdoor dining options and much more to enjoy.

Day 7: Return to Johannesburg

After breakfast, you will drive back to Johannesburg for your onward travel. This is an easy 3 hour drive.


From US$4500 Per Person sharing.

Malaria-free family safari option rates from US$13,400 in low season for a family of 2 adults and 2 children under 12 years old.

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