Break out of the ordinary and start a new family tradition this holiday season with a safari in December. Travel to Africa in December to enjoy summer weather with your family and a slower pace than the normal end of year hustle.
Ker & Downey President David Marek reflects on the first family safari his family took to Botswana over twenty years ago. A great friend of mine is taking a family safari in Africa this summer. Murray and his wife Charlyn have been on several safaris, but none with their children. Their daughters are ages 13 and 15. As their departure date draws near I reflect on the first trip to Africa with my wife and daughters who were both 9 years old at the time. I remember the anticipation we all had; the buildup of the trip, the arrival into […]
Travel with Ker & Downey on a multi-generational family safari – southern Africa. At Ker & Downey we pride ourselves on creating unique, custom itineraries for each client. That is especially true for clients booking a multi-generational family safari – southern Africa. There can be many challenges when organizing a multi-generational family safari – southern Africa – booking several different flights, organizing transfers for larger groups, competing ideas from family members as to what the trip should look like and what the group should do. You want the youngest clients to participate in the same activities as the rest of […]
An Africa family safari is an opportunity for the youngest explorers to discover the charm and wonder of the African bush. Many properties even cater special activities to kids. Here are our top things to do on your next Africa family safari. Africa Family Safari in Botswana and Zimbabwe Earn your Ker & Downey Young Explorers Badge by mastering key bush survival skills and learning how to identify and follow animal tracks along the Okavango Delta. Explore the reed beds and Okavango waterways in a traditional mokoro canoe, observing the many skills developed by local people to survive in the environment. For instance, […]