Choose Africa’s best family destinations for the vacation of a lifetime. Our top picks are Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, and Kenya. We take our own families on safari trips, so we know how to plan a vacation to Africa that is unforgettable for all the right reasons. Our favorite kid-friendly safaris combine classic game viewing in malaria-free destinations with family beach villas on tropical beaches.

Do your children want to see the creatures made famous by a dozen Disney movies, from lion and elephant to giraffe and hippo? Check our guide to ethical animal encounters in Africa for great ideas.

Whichever destination you choose, we’ll make sure your vacation features tried-and-tested family accommodation with plenty of outdoor fun and age-appropriate activities for all of you – browse our recommended tours or explore our family travel deals for excellent ideas.

We believe in family travel that is safe, professionally managed, and tailored to your family’s unique preferences, whether you choose beach resorts or residential villas, privately guided tours, or a family road trip, our travel experts will tailor-make your family safari.

Quick links to travel advice
Our expert selection of the top 10 best family safaris in East Africa
Useful advice if you’re going on safari with teens
Best Africa Family Tours & Safaris