A vast continent with endless opportunities for adventure above and below the waves, Africa is guaranteed to propel your family holiday to the next level with unparalleled wildlife experiences that will leave the whole family bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, no matter what age.
For a seamless introduction into the African bush, South
Africa ticks all the boxes with direct
flights from London, minimal jet-lag and marvellous malaria-free
game reserves. For the ultimate 'beach and bush' adventure,
continue to the paradise of the Bazaruto
archipelago, which boasts calm, clear waters and a colourful
Two Mile Reef perfect for both snorkellers and divers alike.
If you're travelling with older teens, Tanzania's Serengeti hosts the greatest
wildlife migration on earth which, combined with snorkelling with
whale sharks off the white sandy beaches of Mafia island, will have
phones quickly forgotten.
For a African family dive holiday closer to the UK, the Red Sea
in Egypt has long been luring
families with sunshine and warm temperatures year-round, inviting
beaches and tropical waters. Plus, we know some excellent family
friendly hotels with incredible house reefs that are ideal to learn
To get well and truly off the map, decamp to the private island
of Alphonse in the Seychelles, which has a whole heap
of fun educational activities to immerse children into the
surrounding natural environment, whether feeding giant tortoises or
diving straight from the shores on the house reef - which hosts a
staggering amount of marine life. Plus, with no additional
vaccinations required, direct flights from London to the Seychelles
and little time difference, reaching the final frontier on a family
dive holiday is easy breezy.