South Africa/Zambia/Botswana

Lions, Hippos & Zebras, Oh My! Africa Safari With Your Grandchild

Search for animals in their natural habitat, make friends with rescued elephants and learn to track wildlife as you explore South Africa, Botswana and Zambia with your grandchild.
Rating (4.5)
Program No. 14302RJ
14 days
Starts at
6,599 / ADULT
5,699 / CHILD
Flights start at

At a Glance

Picture it: Giraffes quietly grazing on leaves. Zebras basking in the warm sun. Cape buffalo staring at you with curiosity. And a wildlife expert teaching you about it all! Talk about the most amazing classroom of all time!! Alongside your grandchild, you’ll step right into the “Lion King,” as you search for big cats on safaris through protected reserves. From experts, you’ll even learn what it takes to survive in the African wild as you get up close to the largest animal that calls this place home – an elephant!
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 ...

  • Test your tracking skills both on foot and on game drives as you search for lions, rhinos, leopards and more.
  • Grab your binoculars and keep your eyes peeled for wildlife during a sunset boat ride on the Zambezi River.
  • Fall in love with Victoria Falls – one of the largest waterfalls on Earth!

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.
Featured Expert
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Andre Joubert
Andre Joubert has held numerous positions in managing and providing wildlife education throughout Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Zambia. This South African-born outdoorsman served as park warden of Skeleton Coast Park in Namibia and chief warden of Botswana’s Khama Rhino Sanctuary, whose objective was to save Botswana’s last remaining White Rhinoceros population. Andre shares a passion for working with people and instilling his strong wilderness ethics in public education.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Andre Joubert
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Keith Chisnall
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Priscilla Marira
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