From Botswana’s Okavango Delta to the arid Central Kalahari, there is something for everyone on this enchanting family-friendly safari escape. Head out into untouched wilderness and let nature’s wonders be your inspiration to slow down and reconnect with family.

Suggested journey at a glance: 11 days/10 nights designed for families, including the Moremi Game Reserve, the Okavango Delta, and the Central Kalahari

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This suggestion is just one of many ways to see Botswana on your own customized Ker & Downey journey. Our designers are at their best when crafting a journey unique to you. Read on to see one example of what’s possible on a Botswana family safari, and then contact us to get started planning.

Moremi Game Reserve

After a night in Johannesburg, your Botswana family safari begins at the Moremi Game Reserve within the Okavango Delta. Spend two days at intimate and luxurious Okuti and embark on game drives to visit the reserve and its elephant populations. While here, the water-side wonders seem endless, and the sparkling Delta will fill your children’s dreams each evening.

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Okavango Delta

Next it’s off to Young Explorers, a Botswana family safari that operates out of Footsteps Across the Delta. Ideal for families, this small camp offers activities specially designed to inspire even the youngest guests. As a result, you’ll find a unique way to experience the African wilderness together in the unmatched exclusivity of the Shinde private concession.

After three days at Footsteps exploring the labyrinth of lagoons, lakes, and hidden channels, transfer within the Okavango Delta to the tranquility of Kanana overlooking the floodplains. In addition to game drives, you will also explore the area on foot or by mokoro canoe.

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Central Kalahari

Conclude your African family safari at Dinaka, where the comforts of home and the solitude of the wild combine. Straightaway, you will notice the family tent at Dinaka gives you plenty of room to spread out and relax. The classic accommodations under canvas will undoubtedly awaken your senses and deepen your connection to nature and each other. Fill your last days on safari with day and night game drives, seeking out abundant predators and plains game.

Are you ready to reconnect on a Botswana family safari?

Contact a Ker & Downey designer to customize your own journey to southern Africa. Read more about the seasonality and pricing on the Ker & Downey Difference in Southern Africa. Moreover, every journey on our website is completely customizable. We have hundreds of itineraries designed by Ker & Downey experts, ready to be tailored just for you – get in touch to get started on your own.