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Kids on Safari

A truly unique, educational and fun family safari!

Upon arrival, our fabulous children’s coordinator (Riverdene Lodge) or lodge manager (Sarili Lodge) will discuss activity options with the family taking the family’s size, children’s ages and the weather into consideration. Child minding facilities are available at an additional cost for children younger than 4 years as they are too young to join game drives.

Each child will receive an age-appropriate gift pack.

Awesome Experiences for Kids at Shamwari....

Exclusive visit to the Born Free Foundation Big Cat Rescue Centre
Activities are focused on promoting the conservation of species and the protection of habitat whilst maintaining a humane and compassionate approach to the welfare of animals

Shamwari Animal Rehabilitation Centre
Different types of wild animals or raptors that are being cared for at the time, under special supervision by the Shamwari veterinarian team, for release back into the wild

Riverdene Lodge - Children can partake in various social, sporting, arts and cultural activities under the supervision of our children’s coordinator.

Indoor Activities

Special Notes

Watch This!

Join Ranger Vincent, children and parents on a game drive at Shamwari. They have great sightings of elephant and giraffe. A Shamwari Family Safari should be added to your  family bucket list!





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