Mhondoro Safari Lodge & Villa caters for families and is known to be child-friendly. Little travellers can enjoy the swimming pool and the safe, secluded playground with its protective elephant fence, or explore the variety the bush has to offer during a Kiddies bush walk. The spacious Family Deluxe Suite and the exclusive-use Mhondoro Villa are perfectly equipped to accommodate families. Mhondoro Safari Lodge & Villa offers a Kiddiesprogramfor young children. It also includes a welcome pack with a children’s activity and workbook. Kiddies activities include insect walks, animal track moulding with plaster of paris, track and sign ID, clay animal sculpture making and star gazing. Cookie baking & decorating with the pastry chef is available at an extra charge, as well as archery for older children (R 150 / € 7 * per person). Regret children under 6 years of age may not be accommodated on scheduled game drives when other guests are joining. Bumble game drives may be arranged for families with small children at a rate of R 600 / € 30 * per bumble drive, subject to the availability of a vehicle and a ranger at the time. The drives are tailored to cater to our smaller visitors and can vary in duration, to include child appropriate facts and sightings.
The Family Deluxe Suite accommodates four guests and it has two bedrooms and a shared bathroom plus an extra toilet, lounge and dining area. It is the perfect accommodation for families especially with it’s spacious, private viewing deck overlooking the waterhole. The Family Deluxe Suite is in a separate building, yet all the facilities of the Main Lodge are within short walking distance.
The Mhondoro Villa is also perfectly suited for exclusive family or small group bookings where every desire has been anticipated. The exclusivity of the Mhondoro Villa means that all meals and selected local drinks are included, and it comes with its own private pool, a private gym, spa and yoga room, as well as a private game viewing vehicle with ranger, a private chef, a private butler and housekeeping staff. The Mhondoro Villa accommodates six in stylish comfort. It boasts a magnificent master suite and two additional bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms. To accommodate a bigger group, the adjacent Family Suite may also be booked with the villa, accommodating two adults and two children, to dine up to 10 guests in the Villa.
KIDS TARGET SHOOTING EXPERIENCE:
For our younger guests, we offer archery and air-rifle target practice. These activities are suitable for the whole family, including children under the age of 16. The Guide facilitates the activity with the kids to make sure safety comes first; and they shoot towards a target. The kids shooting experience is available at a cost of R 150 / € 7 * per person. Also,archery lessons (bow-and-arrow shooting) and pellet gun target shootingare available at a cost of R 150 / € 7 * per person per lesson.
CHILD MINDING SERVICES:
Kids 6 years and above are welcome to join the regular game drives with their parents (around 3 hours long). Child-minding service are available at an additional fee for parents who wish to enjoy a few hours of private, quality time. For all kids under 6 years old, child-minding services are available at R 400 / € 20 * per game drive. If child-minding services are required outside of game drive times, it can be arranged on special request at a cost of R 175 / € 9 * per hour.
Kiddies ‘bumble drives’(mini kids drives) are also available upon request in between regular game drive times (at a cost of R 600 / € 30 * per game drive). When booking the Mhondoro Villa exclusivelythere are no age restriction for kids on game drives.
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** IMPORTANT: Please contact us to receive more information about our child policy.
*** IMPORTANT: Please take note of the following: Child Visa Regulation containing a checklist of the requirements for all family travellers.