No private vehicle required. Guaranteeing maximum 4 PAX per vehicle means family groups from 4 to 7 get their own private vehicle.

No private activities required. Minimum age of camp is the minimum age of children for all activities, including the Sleep Out Decks (Kanana and Dinaka).

No festive season surcharges. This includes Easter (Shoulder Season), Christmas and New Year (Low Season).

Children’s menus. Camp management will chat to a family on arrival about their dining preferences and offer some alternative meals if so desired.

Reduced children’s rates. Low and Shoulder Season children receive discounted rates when sharing with a full paying adult. This discounted rate is available in peak season when booking the family tent(s). Adult rates only applicable at 16 years of age.

Specialist Family Package. The Ker & Downey Botswana Family Package is not only cost effective, it also “gives-back” to Bana Ba Letsatsi (Children’s Centre in Maun).Family tents. Dinaka, Kanana, Okuti and Footsteps Camp all have family tents. Each family tent has the same configuration; they sleep maximum 5 people, have 2 bedrooms with a shared bathroom, indoor and outdoor shower.

Interactive activities. All teams are trained in hosting families, though it’s very much within their culture to have extended families, and guests become part of that.

Checks and references. All guides and management require a “Police Clearance” before confirmation of employment.

The Young Explorers safari is a specially designed safari which offers families the opportunity to discover the wonders of the African wilderness – together. One of the special attractions of this safari is its exclusivity. Each family has the use of the Footsteps Camp a private six-bedded camp, a professional guide, personal chef, waiter, housekeeper and dedicated Mokoro guides. It literally allows guests to explore the bush at their leisure, while never losing sight of the fact that being in the wilderness is also about having fun!