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Several of Kenya’s best lodges are extremely family-friendly and offer fantastic game viewing, a wide range of activities and special family accommodation where you won’t disturb the honeymooning couples or scare all the wildlife away.

A family safari holiday in Kenya offers a range of activities from game drives (by day and night) featuring the cast from The Lion King to bush breakfasts and visits to local villages that will open children's eyes to a different way of life where tribal people still lead simple, traditional lives without a PlayStation.

Depending on the accommodation, children can enjoy special activities with Samburu and Maasai guides, learning about the uses of plants, how to identify animal tracks and so on.

A luxury family safari holiday to Kenya is easily combinable with a beach holiday on Kenya's Indian Ocean coast, and you should make time at the beginning or end of the trip for a visit to see the baby elephants at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Nairobi.

Family safari holiday in Kenya? Hakuna matata.

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Planning a successful family holiday takes a similar amount of organisation and fortitude as a small scale military operation. But fear not, our team of specialists (many of whom are parents themselves) are here to take the stress out of the planning process so those toddler tantrums and teenage meltdowns are kept to a minimum.

From our carefully curated Sharky & George fun packs, which keep children entertained on those long journeys, to knowing the most family-friendly hotels and holding client focus groups, we pride ourselves on making sure that you have the best family holiday imaginable because there's no more important time together.

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Eleanor and Ra are our 'Family Kenya' experts and as seasoned travellers they have the inside track on the most memorable adventures.

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