How much is a family safari holiday in Africa?


The cost of an African safari can vary anywhere between $130 and $1500 per person per night. Activities, costs of food and accommodation can add up to hundreds of dollars a day. Africa is not a budget travellers paradise.  However, there are certain criteria which make up a well-planned safari holiday kinder to the pocket.

Uncompromising factors

When traveling with family you can’t compromise on safety and comfort. Destination choice has a crucial impact on the safety of your holidays. Of course, Africa is a diverse and incredibly beautiful continent and Namibia and Botswana are currently the safest safari destinations. Resting just above South Africa, Namibia is one epic country to visit in Africa.

Making experience distinctive

Usually, the price of a good quality safari is around $1500. This is the price for a self-drive option, without a guide. But no one who goes for his dream holidays in Africa wants the experience to be just good. If you want a complete experience with exceptional accommodation and personal attention the prices start from $3000 depending on the group size.

Children free of charge

Another important aspect is the group age. If children in the family are still small or young teens they should not be treated as an adult guest. Namib Star accommodates children up to 5 years old free of charge, for children between the ages of 6 and 13 years we charge only 50 %. Namib Star offers unique accommodation and trip itinerary with fun activities.

Additional costs explained

When selecting a safari holiday look for tour operators which include most of the additional costs in their offer. Sometimes additional expenses like full meal plan and drinks or tips and park entrance fees are not included. A reliable safari tour operator should take account of all your costs and leave on the guest’s side only expenses related to the flight ticket or personal insurance.

Ready to Book Your Trip? NamibStar provides quality tours and experiences in Namibia. Our services include guided tours in small groups and amazing accommodation.

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