Children on Safari

Delve into the wonders of nature with your children on Gondwana

Children’s Policy

Pricing

  • Children between the age of 3 and 6 stay for 30% of adult rate (game drives included).
  • Children between the age of 6 and 12 stay for 50% of adult rate (game drives included).
  • Children ages 12 and older are regarded as adults and pay 100% of adult rates.
  • All guests staying at Kwena Suites and Kwena Villas will be utilizing Kwena Lodge for all activities and meals.
  • All guests staying at Lehele Villas will be utilizing Lehele Lodge for all activities and meals.

Accommodation, Meals and Baby Sitting

  • Children’s menus are available at all times at Lehele Lodge.
  • Please advise us should your children have any specific dietary requests.
  • Babysitting in your Lehele Family villa is available at an hourly rate of R250 per child, per hour, and needs to be pre-booked to avoid disappointment.

Game Drives

  • Children under the age of 3 are not permitted on Big Five Game Drives for safety reasons.
  • We try to accommodate young families with children under 6 together on game drives subject to availability.
  • Gondwana offers private game vehicles for families with children under 3 to be able to do game drives (at an additional cost of R8 000.00 per 3-hour game drive) subject to availability.
  • The availability of private vehicles can only be confirmed 48hours prior to your arrival.

Additional Activities at Additional Charges

The Junior Ranger Program ~ Ages 4 and older

  • R350.00 per child per activity.
  • For children from age 4 and older.
  • Bookable through Reservations or at Reception.
  • Departs daily from Reception at 10:30.
  • Approximately 2 hours from 10:30-12:30.

Bokkie Drive ~ Ages 0-12

  • R 495 per adult & R250 per child ages 0-12.
  • For adults with children ages 0-12.
  • Bookable through Reservations or at Reception.
  • Departs daily from Reception at 11:00.
  • Approximately 1.5hrs from 11:00-12:30.

Guided Fynbos Bush Walk ~ Ages 6 and older

  • R 750 per adult & R325 per child age 6-12
  • Minimum of 4 guests required.
  • No Children under 6 years of age.
  • Bookable through Reservations or at Reception.
  • Departs daily from Reception at 11:00.
  • Approximately 2hrs from 11:00-13:00.
  • Includes water.

Conservation Fees

Conservation fees – R450.00 per adult per stay and R225.00 per child per stay.
Please note Conservation Fees apply and are not included in online or quoted rates.
The conservation levy guests pay is vital in helping Gondwana protect its endangered flora and fauna through its anti-poaching unit and training facility as well as ongoing conservation programs to strengthen our biodiversity.

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