For Families

The untamed wilderness and magnificent wildlife of Africa is a truly life changing experience no matterone’s age. A safari makes for an unforgettable family holiday, with exhilarating activities for the entire family to enjoy, memories made together that will last a lifetime, and opportunities to learn and grow together. Safari can open a child’s eyes to the beauty of the natural world, which is why children of all ages are welcome at Singita Castleton.

The exclusive and private nature of Singita Castleton with a series of spaces that encourages relaxation, togetherness, and a deep engagement with nature is the ultimate for destination for families on safari.


The main house is the central point of meeting for families to enjoy time together while the private cottages allow privacy and solitude. Two cottages have been designed to have inter leading doors for younger children to be close to parents.


Some of the special activities offered for families and children include:

  • Board games
  • Wildlife shows
  • Cooking and baking with chefs
  • Visits to the local community schools when class is in session
  • Archery
  • Swimming
  • Mini Rangers’ Course: Our exciting Mini Rangers’ Course opens up a whole new world to young explorers. This programme includes: tracking animals; frogging; butterfly capture and release; a cosmic safari (astronomy); learning bush survival techniques; flower-pressing; game-spotting competitions; nature quizzes and a Ranger’s Test. Upon completion of the course, these proud achievers are awarded certificates to recognise their new-found knowledge and accomplishments.

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