South Africa/Zambia/Botswana
African Wildlife Encounters With Your Grandchild
Share an awe-inspiring African adventure with your grandchild as you explore game reserves, learn to track wildlife, meet cheetah researchers and witness the grandeur of Victoria Falls.
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Program No. 14302RJ
14 days
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At a Glance

Search for the Big Five — elephant, lion, rhino, Cape buffalo and leopard — in the magnificent African wilderness. Take game drives and walks with superb professional guides who reveal nature’s secrets to you and your young companions. Two generations discover the heart of Africa and learn about wildlife, culture and human history.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles daily over uneven terrain. Game drives in open safari vehicles require stamina, flexibility and stability for entry and exit. Elevations up to 5,575 feet.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Learn to track wildlife and identify plants with medicinal qualities.
  • Meet cheetah researchers and conservationists to discuss their work.
  • Stand in awe of Victoria Falls and hear the story of Dr. Livingstone.

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 10-13 or 14-17, depending on the date. Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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Priscilla Marira
During her childhood in Zimbabwe, Priscilla’s father taught her the laws of the jungle, including bush survival, and she fell madly in love with the bush life. Priscilla studied at a wildlife college where she received a diploma in Wildlife and Protected Areas. She has worked for National Parks throughout Zimbabwe for nine years doing anti-poaching, administration, lodge management and wilderness walking safaris. She lives in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe near the majestic waters of Victoria Falls, a must-see for every visitor to this area.
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Lisa Reed
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Keith Chisnall
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