This is the ideal safari and beach break if you are looking for an active family adventure that suits a wide age range. The properties in this itinerary have been chosen because they are especially child-friendly and there are lots of interesting daily activities to keep everyone engaged and happy. The Masai story-telling is a favourite, as are the special children's game drives. The holiday takes in the game-rich Masai Mara and the wide sandy beaches of Watamu, north of Mombasa.
Day 1 Depart from London Heathrow on direct overnight flight to Nairobi.
Day 2 On arrival early morning you will be transferred by road to the domestic airport for a light aircraft flight into the Masai Mara On arrival at the airstrip you will be met and transferred in four wheel drive safari vehicle to famous Governors Camp for a 3 night stay in one family tent, which sleeps four with all meals, game drives and park fees included. Governors Camps have an excellent central location in the Masai Mara, this long standing family business offers extra beds in tents & rooms, flexible safari timetables, early meals for children after a long day of explore and evening baby-sitters. Do ask us for details for private use of vehicles/boats (subject to availability) The safari guides are very good at drawing children’s attention to the small things such at footprints, bugs, interesting plants, animal families and regaling them with Masai traditional stories.
Day 3 Days are spent enjoying schedules game drives in the morning and afternoons. Additional activities available include walking safaris, Masai village visits and balloon flights, depending on the age of your children.
Day 5 Morning game drive before transferring to the airstrip for your light aircraft flight to Malindi. On arrival you are met and transferred by road to Turtle Bay Beach Club for a six night stay in a super club room, on an all inclusive basis. Turtle Bay stands at the edge of the Watamu National Marine Park and is currently the only beach hotel to have earned EcoTourism Kenya's Silver eco-rating.
Day 6 Arts and crafts, field trips, cooking lessons, beach games, Tarzan's Tree House and Kids Fort by the pool will keep younger children happily occupied; a vast choice of land and water sports, dhow trips and a variety of bands will appeal to most teenagers (and adults). Parents can relax in the knowledge that their stay is all-inclusive and there won't be a huge bill for drinks and meals.
Day 11 Road transfer to the Mombasa airport for your afternoon flight to Nairobi in time to connect on to the late evening flight to London Heathrow.
This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website
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