If COVID-19 has taught us anything, it is how quickly things can change. We have all experienced the loss of quality time with family and loved ones. I personally feel that my children have had precious memories “stolen” from them. Time with grandparents was down to a minimum last year – and 1 year in the life of a 6 year old is an eternity’s worth of change, development and memories. Ryan Doncsecz of VIP Vacations said that since the onset of the pandemic “family members have lost out on many potential memories and experiences with their loved ones.” Multi-generational Travel or intergenerational travel is the answer and fast becoming the new norm.
Eager for the day when we can all head off on a family vacation to the bush?
We are all experiencing a deeper desire to connect on a more meaningful level with family, and have realized that now is the time to take that bucket list trip – every moment is precious.
The benefits of Multi-generational Travel are endless and include quality bonding time and babysitting on tap. These experiences are often the strongest childhood memories that kids have. What better way to build memories than to travel together?
A common theme across each generation seems to be the desire for experiential travel: authentic, unique travel experiences in a destination that has a ‘little something for everyone’. The goal – to create a spark, a passion, and inspire a sense of wonder in all levels of the family structure. It also gives the opportunity to celebrate a life event (milestone birthday or anniversary, family reunion etc) that might have been missed in 2020.
With mass vaccination programs underway across the world there is a genuine light at the end of the tunnel. Now is the time to seize the opportunity and travel to Kambaku Safari Lodge.
What Matters: Reputation and Connectivity
As much as some of us need to get away from Wi-Fi and the demands of always being available, Wi-Fi is one of the most important parts of the guest experience. 65% of guests jump online within seven minutes of checking in and a third request the Wi-Fi password as soon as they arrive. At Kambaku Safari Lodge, Wi-Fi is no issue. It is free of charge and available in all the main lodge areas as well as near the pool. This makes it easy for those wishing to upload their exciting game drive encounters, or needing to check in with the office.
When it comes to reputation – you are in excellent hands at Kambaku Safari Lodge. For many years we have been at the top of the rankings on Trip Advisor. Many reviews mention their multi-generational family holiday in an amazing lodge.
For many, the emotional benefits of multi-generational travel and the anticipated connection with family members far outweigh the risks of contracting the virus.
Exclusive use of the lodge for multi-generational travel includes benefits such as sole use of the facilities, minimizing interactions with people outside of your social bubble and maximizing your safety. That’s something that every generation can feel good about! Spacious main lodge areas, large dining spaces, and individual bedrooms allow every family member to stay in comfort.
We follow an enhanced cleaning protocol, and have signed the Tourism Board Council of South Africa’s pledge. This means that we are compliant with COVID-19 Industry protocols.
This includes the use of disinfecting products approved by the TBCSA, thoroughly sanitizing all rooms before and after occupancy. This ensures maximum safety for you and your family.
Multi-generational Travel is the answer
As Kambaku Safari Lodge is family owned and operated, we understand that each member of your family has different needs. There is something for every generation at Kambaku Safari Lodge. For the kids, we offer a Kambaku Kubs program that is included in the child rate. This is a comprehensive children’s program that will educate and inspire them during their stay. Bush walks are a must to appreciate the wild from another angle.
Mom and Dad will love the space to relax and put their feet up while the kids are being entertained. And grandparents will appreciate the extra space and private rooms for a peaceful retreat. A trip to the Timbavati’s renowned Graeme Naylor Museum is highly recommended, and dinner under the stars will just be the cherry on top.
Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.Michael J Fox