Family Travel

4 Days in Byron Bay, Australia by Leora Rothschild

The best-laid plans of mice, men and travel agents… are really no match for a cyclone! Our family had planned an adventure for the start of 2019. Only, the Great Barrier Reef weather decided to...

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Family Friendly Adventures

They say there are only two ways to travel: First Class or With Children. We beg to differ (we can be difficult like that). Nothing but the best will do for our traveling families. At...

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Leora Takes a Family Safari

One very cool side-effect of being African? You get invited to African weddings! And this year we spent a week on the wild coast of Transkei attending one of the most epic family weddings ever....

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Adventure Travel Tips for Family

There aren’t many family-friendly destinations that also say ‘once in a lifetime’. But our standards are very high and you can be assured that our roundup of the countries that top our family trip wish list...

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What Kids Really think about Going on Safari

Out of the mouth of babes… The only way to be sure kids are loving our Safaris? Ask them! We are used to speaking to adults and designing their dreams… but often kids are part of...

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Safari means Journey ~ by Lynne Bolduc

    Our daughter is ten. She takes an empty plastic licorice tub, cuts a slit in the top and puts a sticker on it with a picture of Africa. It is a piggy bank...

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The Crosser Twins are Opinionated about Africa

When the Crosser family completed their Safari to Africa we quickly knew the parents enjoyed the trip. April Crosser wrote to us and started with: Our trip was literally perfect! It was worth the wait!...

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Bukoba Now Officially on the Safari Circuit! ~ the Patel Family

One way to tell we have done our job… Our Clients break into Song and send us a video of the occasion. {see end of blog for proof} We are often asked… What are the...

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Sydney Australia

24 Incredible locations in Australia

A hundred and fifty years after the last convict ship, the Hougoumont, arrived in Western Australia filled with Britain’s petty criminals, the country still has not quite rehabilitated its rakish reputation. But finding the highlights...

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Should you take your Children on Safari? by Sanja Cloete-Jones

Almost all the Rothschild Safaris’ Travel Designers were born and/or lived in Africa. I started life in the middle of the Kalahari desert… and raised my children in the middle of Zambia. This meant that most...

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Kids Clubs on Safari!

Without question, kids love the African safari experience. Being able to see, hear, and smell big game closer than you ever thought possible is a thrill to everyone, young or old. However, after several days...

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Hemingway’s Green Hills of Africa at Campi ya Kanzi!

Campi ya Kanzi is a unique destination. A place to have immense wilderness all to yourself. With just 16 guests and no other camps in the area, here you get a sense of how Hemingway...

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Walking Safari With Kids

Recently, our founder, Leora Rothschild and Business Development Director, Sarah Fazendin, spent a few weeks exploring Kenya along with their daughters. While the girls, ages 9 and 10, had many highlights over the course of...

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Things to do With Kids in Kenya (Besides Look at Animals!)

So we may be biased, but Africa is hands-down one of the best destinations to travel with kids. Ask any parent, and they will tell you that animals and kids are a great combination.  Kids...

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Hartmann Valley


Here our traveling tribe of families from around the world share their family’s experiences while on safari in Africa. FAMILY SAFARI IN SOUTHERN AFRICA  Leora Rothschild, founder of Rothschild Safaris,  spent a magical week in Southern...

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Top Family Safari Accomodations

The key to a great family safari is choosing the right camps, lodges and locations. Many countries offer a multitude of lodges and tented camps that are ideal for families who wish to explore the...

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Taking Kids on a Galapagos Cruise? What You Need to Know.

The Galapagos Islands, home to some of the most unique wildlife on the planet, is quickly becoming one of our best-selling family destinations. Kids love traveling from island to island by boat, snorkeling with playful...

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From Africa to Central America – Introducing Costa Rica!

At Rothschild Safaris, we’ve long been known for our world class, custom safaris to Africa. We’ve planned trips of a lifetime to Africa for thousands of travelers over the years. But after enjoying a few...

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Family Safari in Southern Africa – a Trip Report!

I’m off to South Africa with my husband and two daughters (ages four and six) on a much-anticipated family safari. While I’ve been on countless safaris myself and planned hundreds of trips for clients, including...

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Can I travel to Botswana with Children?

Botswana is one of our favorite destinations for a family adventure. Viewing prolific wildlife while on safari is just one of many highlights. We design Botswana safari itineraries with the whole family in mind; stay...

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4 Fun Things to do on a Botswana Family Safari: Botswana’s Best Kept Safari Secrets

It’s no secret that we love Botswana. From families planning their first African safari to African travel regulars, we love putting together itineraries that showcase the best of this amazing safari destination. And while we...

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Things to do on an Okavango Delta Family Safari

Botswana’s Okavango Delta is a bucket-list experience for many travelers. This delta, more correctly called an alluvial fan, covers 15,000 square kilometers of the Kalahari Desert in northern Botswana. Each year, the Okavango River, which...

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Family Travel Tips & Frequently Asked Questions

The key to a fulfilling, exciting safari with children is proper planning. In addition to choosing the right accommodations to fit your needs, you also want to take into consideration the right mix of cultural...

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Namibia Safari- Sand Dunes, Star Beds, and More

Is Namibia a family friendly destination? Leora recently traveled with her family to find out: The first part of my Namibia safari I travelled with my family, my two girls, 6 and 9 years, and...

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