South Africa with children


South Africa with children

South Africa with kids: spot animal tracks in the bush, go horse riding near giraffes, spot the Big 5 during a Safari or take a swim in your own private swimming pool. Homes of Africa offers luxury but affordable holiday homes for an unforgettable holiday to South Africa with your family or friends. 

The holiday homes are located on the Zandspruit Estate and are surrounded by typical South African bush and harmless wildlife. You could easily get visits from zebras, giraffes, monkeys, warthogs, kudus and other wild animals, such as beautiful birds. A safari in your own backyard! Next to that, you can also walk around unhindered on Zandspruit Estate. This offers a unique South African ‘bush experience’ with children.

The perfect family holiday to South Africa


5 Fun activities with kids:

Your holiday will, without a doubt, be a spectacular succes if you pay a visit to the Kruger Park. In the Kruger National Park you can go on a self drive safari with great ease to spot the big 5: an unquestionably exciting experience. Maybe you’d rather enjoy your own private swimming pool, go for a dinner in Hoedspruit, or visit the magnificent Blyde River Canyon. There’s a plothora of reasons it will be an unforgettable family holiday to South Africa.

Blyde River Canyon with kids

1. Blyde River Canyon

The Blyde River Canyon is one of the largest canyons in the world and is easily accessible through the panorama route. This is an excellent place for a day trip with your kids. Next to the beautiful nature, it’s also the perfect place for making memories: take some pictures of the family by the scenic view.

Safari South Africa with children

2. On safari

There are many safari opportunities in the direct area. You can drive with your own car to the Kruger Park or on Zandspruit Estate. There are also many game drives that children from 4 years old and up can join.

Holiday with children South Africa

3. Kinyonga Reptile Centre

The Kinyonga Reptile Centre is fun for all kids, especially those who have a love for reptiles. Have you always dreamed of holding a snake? Curious about crocodiles and want to learn more about them? Then this is the place to be. The Reptile Centre is fun and informative, and kids are more than welcome.

Jessica the Hippo with children

4. Jessica the Hippo

Jessica the Hippo is the most famous hippo in the world and the only hippo that can interact with people and children. If you visit Jessica the Hippo you’ll get the opportunity to feed and pet the hippo. This is a must visit: it’s only a 10-minute drive from the villas of Homes of Africa.

Horse riding kids South Africa

5. Horse Riding 

Discovering wild animals from the back of a horse is one of the many possible activities you can participate in during a stay in a holiday home of Homes of Africa. Riding centre Equine House is located near the villas. This enables you to go on a horseback safari in your own backyard. Don’t worry if  your kids have never ridden a horse before, the instructors are more than willing to instruct you and yours in riding a horse at Zandspruit Estate.

“The activities in the surrounding area, such as game drives and bush walks, were great for the children. Their favorite was visiting Jessica the Hippo and going horse riding”



A holiday for the whole family

  • A luxury house with beautiful rooms
  • Enjoying a private swimming-pool
  • Lovely host to support you in all your needs
  • You want on a safari trip to the Kruger Park
  • You are seeking for a safe place in South Africa which you can visit with your children
  • Cool activities for kids in the direct area
  • Harmless animals around the villas
  • No malaria
  • On your own occasion enjoy the real South Africa

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The luxury holiday homes of Homes of Africa are located on a secured estate with a private swimming-pool.