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Kids Activities at Melozhori

If you’re looking for family-friendly getaways near Cape Town, Melozhori offers a safari-style option free from dangerous predators and malaria, less than 200km from the Mother City.

We guarantee your kids will love plenty of time spent outdoors, taking a dip in our rim-flow swimming pool and ticking animals off their checklist on game drive.

Take a look at some of the highlights of our kids’ activities at Melozhori below.

Kid-friendly Activities

Game drives; the minimal-effort activity for parents to organize and get kids outdoors. On our guided drives, you can look out for zebra, giraffe, eland, kudu, sable, waterbuck and more. You can even download our mammal list below and tick off what you see!

Mammals List

An environment free from dangerous predators makes nature walks a great option for families with children visiting Melozhori. Explore the reserve at your own pace and go as far or near as suits you and your little ones.

Depending on the age of your children, mountain biking at Melozhori is another great way to get outdoors and enjoy nature. Bring along your bikes or arrange for bicycles to be hired during your stay.


Guided Game Drives

Nature Walks

Mountain Biking


Other Options for Kids' Activities Nearby

Located less than 200km from Cape Town and halfway to the Garden Route, Melozhori is a great base from which to explore some of the most exciting attractions the region has to offer.

Some of our favourite kid-friendly things to do nearby include whale watching trips, river rafting and visiting the southernmost point in Africa. Transport can be arranged for our guests.


Whale Watching in Hermanus

Rafting on the Breede River

See the lighthouse at Cape Agulhas

Experience Family Getaways Western Cape

Families visiting Melozhori can choose between our four-suite all inclusive lodge and our self-catering cottage. Each has something unique to offer and standouts include our swimming pool at the main lodge and wood-fired hot tubs in the cottage.

Take a better look at our options here for the perfect family getaways Western Cape has to offer.

If you’re interested in enquiring about a stay at Melozhori, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our friendly reservations team directly at or use our online booking system.

We look forward to welcoming you and your family to Melozhori.

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