Jabulani is based on the Kapama Private Game Reserve 30 mins drive outside the town of Hoedspruit. Kapama is very conveniently located right next to Hoed spruit Eastgate Airport which is well serviced with daily flights operated by SA Airlink and Cemair, from Johannesburg and Cape Town, as well as charter flight operators. Jabulani is a 20 minute transfer in an open safari vehicle from the Hoed spruit airport. Private charters direct into the reserve are also available.
FAMILY FACILITIES AND ACTIVITIES
Family oriented facilities and activities
The Jabulani Soulful Safari experience touches even the youngest of our guests. Our JabuJuniors programme ensures that our young safari-goers experience the best of South African wildlife and allow them to dig deeper into the fun world of soulful conservation. Your children have the opportunity to become JabuJunior Conservationists in the making or be accredited in our JabuJunior Ranger Academy; taking home personalised certificates to reflect on their special memories from Jabulani.
• Aquaponics tour – learn about the world of aquaculture and responsible tourism.
• World of Worms – get wiggly with us!
• Visit Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre (HESC) and learn all about rhino conservation, cheetah conservation and other wildlife conservation projects.
• World of Elephants – Learn all about the remarkable Anatomy of Elephants with one of our elephant carers.
• Elephant Dung Search & Research – help our team do essential research in monitoring the stress levels of the Jabulani herd.
• Elephant Dung Throwing Championships
• Learn how we make Compost
• Make your own Elephant Dung Paper
JabuJunior Ranger Academy
• Orienteering (learn to find your way home in the wild)
• Survival Tips for the Bush
• Animal Tracks Identification – learn how to identify the trails of various animals
• LandRover Orientation
• Learn about the Big Five and Ugly Five on Safari
• Seeds and pods – Learn how even the tallest tree comes from a small beginning.
• Discover our African Skies – Stargazing
• Bird Watching & Identification
• Flowerpower – Learn about different plants and their medicinal uses
• Bug Search – for the adventurous JabuJuniors!
• Learn basic Shangaan (local language)
• Mammal Behaviour Lessons
Jabulani Junior Creative Kids
• Elephant biscuit decorating
• Design your own elephant pizza
• Make your African animal T-shirt
• Spoor casting (painting etc.)
• Various arts and crafts activity