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Can you be confident that a safari holiday is safe for kids?

Posted by on February 19, 2022

Although going on a safari holiday may be seen as an experience for adults many people want their kids to be able to enjoy an amazing opportunity to see the African wildlife on a safari holiday. There could be some dangers when taking a safari holiday, but with vigilance while you are out and about you and your children can have a truly memorable experience that will be with you for many years.

Planning a guided safari is essential if you want to keep everyone safe. The experienced guides know exactly where to go in the reserves so that you will get to see everything a safari has to offer in a safe way.

Another aspect of keeping your children safe when visiting Africa is to ensure that all their vaccinations that are recommended for the area you are visiting are up to date. Malaria is prevalent in some areas so avoiding visiting these areas is advisable.

The sun can be very strong in summer so a very high factor sun cream should be used on exposed skin however a better option is to wear long-sleeved tops and long trousers for journeys into the reserves to protect the family’s skin from bites and sunburn.