Kids on Safari

Selected safari lodges throughout Africa that offer a truly memorable and interactive safari experience in the wilderness for families travelling with children by providing children's accommodation, specially designed safari drives for children, activities, and meals. The following reserves throughout South Africa welcome children to explore and experience the uniqueness of the untamed African bush with its many wild animals including the "Big Five" which include the Elephant, Buffalo, Rhino, Lion and Leopard.

  • Jock Safari Lodge: The Jock Safari Lodge is in the southern area of the animal rich Kruger National Park, South Africa, halfway between Malelane and Skukuza. The theme is by Sir Percy Fitzpatrick's animal classic 'Jock Of The Bushveld'.
  • Londolozi Lodge: Londolozi Private Reserve is in the heart of the Sabi Sand Reserve in South Africa.
  • Kapama River Lodge: Covering prime big five territories, Kapama Private Lodge has succeeded in combining the wilderness of the bush with the comforts of five-star hospitality and facilities.
  • Ulusaba Lodge: Indisputably one of the country's premier private reserves, Ulusaba is situated on Big Five territory in the prestigious Sabi Sands Reserve, adjacent to the Kruger National Park.
  • Riverbend Lodge: Situated the Private Concession area of the Addo Elephant National Park a mere 70 km from Port Elizabeth, River Bend comprises of an elegant 5-star lodge with Vitality Health Studio, the Private Intsomi Reserve with wildlife rehabilitation centre and one of the largest citrus farms in the region.
  • Kuzuko Lodge: The exclusive Kuzuko Lodge is located in the Eastern Cape of South Africa within the bushveld of the Sundays River region in the Greater Addo Elephant National Park.
  • Shamwari Reserve: The Shamwari Reserve is situated in verdant bush along the Bushmans River, halfway between Port Elizabeth and Grahamstown, forming a natural extension to the famous Garden Route.
  • Bakubung Bush Lodge: Only a short drive away from Johannesburg and Pretoria, you will find yourself in the gentle heart of the Pilanesberg National Park, which is home to the large shapes of Africa's giants - elephants, rhino and buffalo.
  • Ivory Tree Lodge: The Ivory Tree Lodge is in the North Eastern region of the Pilanesberg Reserve in South Africa's North West Province. Access to the 5 stars Ivory Tree Game Lodge is either by road or by air from Johannesburg.
  • Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge: An ancient alkaline volcano fashioned the very hills that Kwa Maritane stands on today. From here, you can look out over the endless plains adjacent to the Pilanesberg National Park.
  • Mabula Lodge: Situated in green and wild vegetation, the natural design and architecture of Mabula Private Reserve fall softly on the eye, as it superbly blends in with the natural surroundings.
  • Shidzidzi and Nungubane Lodges: The Shidzidzi and Nungubane Lodges are a mere three hours from Johannesburg in the sprawling wilderness of the Welgevonden Private Reserve and can accommodate a total of 20 guests in intimate elegance.
  • Jaci's Lodges: Set in the malaria-free Madikwe Reserve, Jaci's Safari Lodge has only very few rooms and an exclusive two bedroomed suite. Shaggy thatched roofs, canvas walls, and large windows create an authentic safari atmosphere.
  • Madikwe River Lodge: The Madikwe River Lodge, which is in the animal rich Madikwe Reserve in the North West Province of South Africa, provides spacious family accommodation.
  • Sanbona Wildlife Reserve: Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, 54 000 hectares of undulating mountains and plains, indigenous fauna and flora, rock formations and rock art make this a destination not to be missed.

Most of us who work at South-African-Lodges have children so we know exactly where you and your family will have the most fun on African Safari.