HERE ARE THE TOP TIPS TO KEEP THE FAMILY ENTERTAINED WHILE YOU HUNT
Looking for fun, family-friendly activities while you relish your South African Hunt? There are plenty of exciting and entertaining things for the non-hunting family and friends to get up to in South Africa. Top Luxury South African Hunting outfitters like Avula will tailor a vacation to your family’s wants and needs.
1. FAMILY ACTIVITIES AT THE LODGE:
Choose an outfitter that caters to family activities. Avula offers horseback safaris, guided bush trails, bird watching and photographic safaris, mountain biking, game drives and ATV tours. Also, look out for additional facilities, through Avula you can visit our educational centre, luxury spa and swimming pool escape the African heat.
2. TAKE A SOUTH AFRICAN SAFARI
Get up close and personal with some of the most endangered and majestic animals in the world. Enjoy a 360-degree panoramic view under the splendour of the African sky on an open top safari vehicle. Safaris usually happen twice a day at Avula lodges, in the morning and evenings when the animals are most active. Your family will be accompanied by an experienced ranger with extensive knowledge about all the secrets the African bush holds. They also have an uncanny ability to find the most elusive species. Avula's professional hunters and guides grew up in the bush and are intimately familiar with it. Your family will never forget an encounter with a majestic lion or the awe-inspiring rhino just a few feet from the vehicle.
3. MEET THE LOCALS
South Africa is unique with its 11 official languages and cultures. Visiting local communities, or cultural hotspots is a great place to experience some of them firsthand and get a warm introduction to the people who call this beautiful country home. Your family can take in cultural experiences with welcoming locals and learn about their vibrant and rich history.
The perfect South African hunting outfitter will treat your family to a traditional braai - make new friends and experience a way of life, while different from your own, strengthened the bonds between family members for thousands of years and can do the same for you and your family.
Immerse your younger ones in the local culture, sample authentic, one-off experiences, engage in socially responsible activities and return home with tales to tell for a lifetime.
The opportunity to learn or enter a new realm of understanding. A truly authentic and conservation-driven outfitter will offer a unique experience in understanding and contributing to real-time conservation efforts, with the goal of sharing knowledge and shifting perceptions and attitudes of today through exciting and engaging educational “Eco-Info-Centres”.
5. FAMILY FRIENDLY PLACES TO VISIT
There are so many incredible experiences just waiting for you in South Africa. While you and your family are here, you might want to make the most of your trip and explore a little more before or after your hunting trip. Journey into the past on Kimberley’s Vintage Tram which has been running since 1887. There is no better way to bring the story of the great diamond rush and the world famous Big Hole to life.
Or, why not take a hot air balloon ride in Augrabies? Possibly the best way to see the glorious Orange River Valley. Get a birds-eye view of the vineyards spreading out below and the African savannah beyond them while you float serenely over it all.
Visit the Western Cape with all its splendor. There is something for every family member with wine estates and world-class restaurants to theme parks and shark cage diving. Situated on the furthest southwestern tip of Africa, Cape Town is among the Top 10 Beautiful Cities of The World. Located next to the Atlantic Ocean in the shadow of iconic Table Mountain Cape Town features attractions like shopping and dining at the V&A Waterfront, historical tours to the infamous Robben Island, or foodie and wine lover's dream touring the Cape Wine Route and much, much more. [Click Here to have a look at the Top 10 South African Dishes]
Experience diverse landscapes, warm climate, and even warmer welcomes wherever you go. It’s no wonder visitors return again and again with something new to discover every time.
The journey starts here. Are you ready to have an unforgettable family adventure?