Unforgettable Weekend Escapes with Kids

Are you looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life with your family? Then taking a weekend trip may be just what you need.

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South Africa offers plenty of destinations perfect for a family getaway. Whether you're looking for entertainment for the kids or outdoor adventure for all, these local getaways are sure to provide unforgettable memories.  

In this blog post, we explore the top four destinations that are perfect for a weekend getaway with your kids. 

1.Sun City

Located just a few hours from Johannesburg, Sun City offers fun for the whole family. With a variety of Sun City family packages to choose from, you're sure to find something that fits your budget and interests. Whether you're looking to spend quality time with your little ones at the water park, hit the links with your older kids, or enjoy a relaxing spa day, Sun City has something for everyone. The Lost City adventure park will excite the kids with its water slides and wave pool, while the Valley of Waves is perfect for those wanting to soak up some sun. Meanwhile, mom and dad can take advantage of the many restaurants and bars on offer or try their luck at the casino. This destination is the perfect all-around family escape. 

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2. Drakensberg Mountains

Looking for a quick getaway that's perfect for the whole family? Look no further than Drakensberg! Nestled in the stunning South African landscape, this region is famous for its awe-inspiring natural beauty, exciting outdoor adventures and interesting cultural experiences. 

Whether you're looking to hike through the gorgeous hills and valleys, go on a thrilling mountain bike ride or explore the vibrant towns and markets, there's something for everyone to enjoy. And with plenty of family-friendly accommodation options on offer, you can relax in comfort and style after a busy day of exploring. The stunning mountain range provides breathtaking views that are sure to impress the whole family. Treat yourself and your loved ones to a fantastic weekend away in the Drakensberg – you won't regret it!  

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3. Namibia

Are you looking for a holiday spot that not only caters to your kids' interests but also offers something for the adults? If you're up for a bit of a longer drive, Namibia offers some of the best family adventures on offer. The country's diverse landscape, which includes tall sand dunes and wildlife-filled plains, makes it the ultimate destination for family fun and adventure. 

With Namibia holiday packages, you and your loved ones can witness the majesty of Sossusvlei's sand dunes, interact with the Himba tribe, and embark on a safari in Etosha National Park. Your kids will be enthralled by the sight of zebras, giraffes, and lions in their natural habitat while the adults can relax in the midst of wide-open spaces and spectacular sunsets. Swakopmund also provides a variety of activities like sandboarding, quad biking, and camel rides.  

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4. Cape Winelands

A relatively quick drive from Cape Town – approximately one hour – a getaway in the winelands is perfect for families, offering a blend of activities for both parents and kids. Parents can indulge in wine tastings at renowned vineyards, savour gourmet cuisine, and enjoy beautiful countryside views. And there’s plenty for the kids to enjoy too – from outdoor adventures like strawberry picking, grape stomping, to cycling through vineyards, and picnicking in lush landscapes. Family-friendly wineries often provide play areas, petting zoos, and interactive tours, ensuring an entertaining and educational experience for everyone. If this sounds like a getaway for you and your family, be sure to browse our Cape Winelands holiday packages now.  

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Whether you're looking for excitement and entertainment or outdoor adventure, there’s a destination in South Africa perfect for you. So, gather your family and pack your bags, it's time to create unforgettable memories with a weekend escape. 


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