A child-friendly safari lodge in the 10,000-hectare Mabula Game Reserve, two hours from Johannesburg. A slightly unusual formula: accommodation is in private chalets with verandah and separate bedroom, but guests also gather in the clubhouse comprising sitting-room, TV area, dining area, 'pub' and kitchen, where self catering is possible. Or there's a restaurant nearby. Game watching almost unlimited see the Big Five and most other species.