Truly Memorable Interactive Safari Experiences

The African bush is a unique and exciting playground for the youngsters. An intriguing experience for all ages. At Madikwe Hills we go the extra mile to ensure your kids leave educated and enlightened.

Madikwe Hills Main Lodge caters for children over 10 years, while kids of all ages are welcome at Little Madikwe Hills.

From experienced sitters for the babies and fun activities for the kiddies to informative Junior Ranger programmes creating an awareness of this special bush environment, Madikwe Hills creates memorable family experiences.


This is a must-do experience... The Junior Rangers learn all the different interesting aspects of the bush through a range of fun exercises.

At Madikwe Hills the Junior Rangers enjoy a hands-on experience by touching elephant dung, looking at tracks, finding out HOW to track. Learning about termites while standing right next to a large termite mound etc this is an exciting and education experience for all ages.

The Rangers are given “funwork” not “homework”, a booklet they can complete before or during the afternoon drive which is marked and each child receives a certificates stating they are a Junior Ranger of Madikwe Hills. These certificates are handed out at a small awards ceremony at Pre-dinner drinks in front of all the guests.

This programme can be run for 1 – 2 hours in one day, or if the guests are staying for more than two nights it can broken up into two days.

The fun never stops at Madikwe Hills.

(Pick one or two a day)

Madikwe Hills Lucky Packet
Receive on arrival with lots of surprises.

Face Painting
Become your favourite safari animal.

Bug Finding
Learn all about these amazing creatures
with your Ranger.

My Tree
Learn about the secrets of an African tree
while recreating it with its leaves on paper.

Treasure Hunt
Follow the clues and signs, to the end of the
trail where you are rewarded with the treasure.

Movie Night
Enjoy a night of traditional movie fun,
with popcorn and snacks, in pyjamas.

Animal Dung Investigation
Investigate the contents in animal dung to find
out which animal it belongs to. Your tracker will be
of great help in the search and investigation.

Face Mask
Paint the mask of your favourite animal

Clay Modelling Class
Create your own animal or ornament with clay.

Kiddies Club Competition
Tell us all about your experience at Madikwe Hills
and stand a chance to have it posted onto
our website for other kids to read.

Big 5 Certificate
Receive a certificate for successfully
completing the Big 5 experience in the
Madikwe Game Reserve on your departure.

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