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Here are five top destinations for family-friendly fun in South Africa. Image: canva

Five family-friendly holiday destinations to visit in South Africa

South Africa is filled with spots to visit, but if you’re looking for the perfect family-friendly destination, these places are a must…

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Here are five top destinations for family-friendly fun in South Africa. Image: canva

Cape Town, Western Cape

Cape Town is a fantastic family-friendly holiday destination with a wide range of activities and attractions that cater to various interests. Visit the iconic Table Mountain and take a cable car ride for breathtaking views, check out the beautiful beaches or explore the V&A Waterfront, which has shops, restaurants, and family-friendly activities.

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Enjoy the beautiful beaches of Cape Town. Image: canva

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Kruger National Park

Experience a safari adventure at Kruger National Park, where you and your family can spot the Big Five (lion, leopard, rhinoceros, elephant, and Cape buffalo). Many private game reserves surrounding Kruger offer family-friendly accommodations and guided tours suitable for all ages.

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Spot the Big Five at Kruger National Park. Image: canva

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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

Durban and its’ wonderful Indian Ocean waters is the place to be during the summer. You can enjoy the warm beaches, visit uShaka Marine World, a popular marine theme park with an aquarium, water slides, and entertainment, and enjoy some delectable cuisine and culture.

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Swim in the warm Indian Ocean in Durban. Image: canva

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Garden Route, Western Cape

Another amazing Western Cape family-friendly destination is the scenic Garden Route with its lush landscapes, charming towns like Knysna, and the Tsitsikamma National Park. Try family-friendly activities like zip-lining, hiking, and visiting the Knysna Elephant Park.

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Featherbed Lagoon in Knysna, Garden Route. Image: canva

Sun City, North West

Known for its family-friendly resorts, incredible Valley of Waves, and entertainment options, Sun City offers a range of activities, including water parks, golf, and cultural experiences. Something for everyone!

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Valley of Waves in Sun City. Image: canva