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Family Holidays in Southern Africa

Southern Africa is an incredible region for a family holiday. From climbing Table Mountain in Cape Town, to whale watching adventures in the Western Cape, South Africa is an exhilarating destination to open up young minds and it has guaranteed sunny days and no jet lag from the UK. A safari with kids can seem daunting but our exciting family-friendly Botswana experiences let the kids be part of your dream safari, whilst being safely entertained and educated at the same time. Namibia, too, offers a truly remarkable and unforgettable experience in the oldest desert in the world, with top notch lodges to take care of you and your brood. And for those looking for a family-friendly beach holiday, nowhere compares to the pearly white isles of Mozambique. With 620 miles of pristine coastline, these remote archipelagos offer coral reefs, rainbow-coloured fish, graceful dhows and squeaky-clean white beaches, with the added dimension of its buzzy Afro-Mediterranean vibe, fascinating tradition and richly infused culture. 


South Africa with the Kids - A Zero Jet Lag Family Holiday

Exploring the world through children’s eyes can be a magical experience and South Africa is an absolutely fantastic family holiday destination. Packed full of awe-inspiring sights, it is a truly...


Safari with the Kids - A Luxurious Family Holiday to Botswana

A safari with kids can seem daunting but in Botswana, careful thought and planning has gone into making sure that the kids can be an integral part of your dream...


Sublime Island-Hopping in the Quirimbas Archipelago

This exotic island-hopping experience is, in our view, the ultimate way to experience Mozambique’s pristine and unspoilt Quirimbas Archipelago in Northern Mozambique. Beginning with an overnight flight to Johannesburg, you...


Namibia with the kids in tow

Travelling with the kids can often feel like a daunting task! Our family friendly safari promises to keep the kids well and truly captivated, freeing the grown-ups to relax and...


Cultural Mozambique – A Historical Journey in the Footsteps of Vasco da Gama

This fascinating holiday takes you on a journey into the historical world heritage site of Ilha de Mozambique in the north of Mozambique. Ilha de Mozambique was once Mozambique’s capital...


Namibia Express: Sossusvlei, Damaraland and Etosha

This compact Namibia journey manages to pack the hotspots of Sossusvlei, Damaraland and Etosha into just 7 nights, capturing the stillness and magic of this vast and beautiful country. The...


Beach Bliss on the Magical Island of Benguerra

This romantic and idyllic beach holiday works perfectly in combination with a safari or on its own for those wanting to get away for a short time and to escape...


From Namibia to South Africa - Whales, Dunes, Shipwrecks & Wildlife

Take a spectacular coastal expedition beginning in Namibia at the greatest dunes on Earth in Sossusvlei and ending along the breathtaking Garden Route in South Africa. Your holiday starts with...


Self-drive South Africa: An Epic Road Trip

Experience all the romance and adventure of an epic road trip, whilst staying in the lap of luxury as you traverse South Africa’s most scenic routes – all pre-planned by...


Best-of-the-Best Mozambique at Santorini & Benguerra

This super stylish Mozambique beach holiday combines the beautiful Santorini Mozambbique and Azura Benguerra. The holiday begins with an international flight into Johannesburg, South Africa where there is a connecting...


Client Testimonials

Everything you did for us whilst we were away was hugely appreciated, and Ampersand has been exemplary in every way. I'll always recommend you!
- Mr Richard Stoughton, Sri Lanka
Without question, you put together the best trip I have ever taken. We were shown around like visiting dignitaries, the hotels were fantastic and the itinerary was just right. Everybody I know will hear about how amazing Ampersand is!
- Leslie Siben, India
I thought the Ampersand team was outstanding. We couldn’t have hoped for anything more.
- Mr Geoffrey Johnson, India
We had a wonderful holiday - everything was perfect. Thank you for helping us to make a thoughtful plan to enjoy and make most out of our trip. The places we visited, the guides, the transportation and driver, the hotels selected... Everything was great!
- Jaime Benitez, South India
So many highlights to choose from! The hotels were amazing but Maya Villa was a highlight… I loved just hanging out in the hammock reading my book and watching the peacocks chase the cows!
- Krista Weir, Sri Lanka
I would recommend Ampersand without any hesitation!!! The best travel agent that I’ve ever had. Everything – from the individual care and attention in planning the trip, through to the efficiency of the agents on the ground in India – was handled brilliantly. An absolutely first-class service all round!
- Matthew Annable, Rajasthan, India
Ampersand’s preparation, attention to detail and interaction before and during our trip show exactly why good travel agents have a role in today’s internet booking age. They were a delight to deal with!
- Mr David Wallace, North India
I had a very lovely time and was looked after splendidly. My first visit to India could not have been better, save for being longer! But I shall return at some point and I shall look to you to make the arrangements.
- Matthew Nicklin, North India
Ampersand provided a bespoke and flexible holiday, tailored to my every whim. Their highly professional staff had only one goal which was to arrange an exceptional holiday and some unforgettable experiences in India. I have no hesitation in fully recommending them and they will be the first company I approach in the future - 10/10
- Anonymous, India
Difficult to articulate just how good the service from you and your team really was. We know you will continue to do well and hope we have the chance to seek your assistance again before long.
- Mr & Mrs Manson, North India

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