Children's Activities

The Thornybush Collection prides itself on actively welcoming children of all ages at Thornybush Game Lodge, Thornybush Waterside Lodge, Serondella Game Lodge, Monwana Lodge and Jackalberry Lodge. The other smaller lodges will accept children provided that the family book sole use of the camp.
Kids at Thornybush Game Lodge and Waterside Lodge have a special program prepared for them prior to their arrival that includes:
Children are allocated to specific rangers who enjoy interacting with younger guests.
On arrival, they receive a complimentary pack which will keep them entertained & occupied during their stay.
Drives and activities can be tailored to suit children's interests and attention span.
Kids can enjoy a relaxing spa experience at Thornybush Game Lodge with 100% natural products free from artificial preservatives, colouring and fragrances. (Additional cost)
Walks are designed to ensure that their safety is taken into account and that they experience activities they might not normally do in the city.
Meal requirements and venues are provided if required by parents.
Baby sitters are available. (Additional cost)
Menu's specially prepared for children.
Some of the activities we offer for kids include:
PICNICS NEXT TO THE POOL Packed lunch including sandwiches and fruit, eaten on a blanket, next to the pool.
EDUCATIONAL WALKS WITH RANGERS Short walks with their own ranger pointing out insects, tracks of animals, trees & interesting facts.
TREASURE HUNT Children have to find clues around the lodge using books from the library, to get to their treasure.
(a little something supplied by parents)
BAKING Children spend time baking sweet treats (supervised). These treats are then presented to parents at afternoon tea.
Hey kids! Get your very own
'Ranger in Training'
pack consisting of:
• Canvas back pack
• Colouring book
• Crayons
• Safari interactive toy to assist
the little 'Ranger in Training'
All of the above activities are included in our standard tariffs