The EcoKidz Family Challenge is an interactive family program geared towards the younger generation and designed to keep the kids engaged as we explore various conservation challenges.

During the fun-filled EcoKidz Program, you will meet some very amazing Eco-Catz who will challenge your family to learn more about their furry friends in the wild. At the end of the tour, pledge your commitment to becoming a Tenikwa EcoKid,

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EcoKidz Pledge
  • Respect all creatures great and small
  • Take care of all animals, protects their spaces and habitats
  • Look after the environment
  • Reduce, Re-Use and Recycle
  • Share their knowledge
  • Help others understand to become Eco-Wize

The EcoKidz Family Challenge is ideally suited to families with children between the ages of 6-12 years when children are very receptive to instilling a love of nature and the environment.


Daily from 09h30, last tour at 15h00


This is a 1.5 Hour program


R275 per adult. R165 per child under 12 years of age.
Toddlers 4yrs and under are no charge.

Educational material and Pledge Certificates are included


Children Policy

This is a program designed especially for children and their family. It is suitable for all ages, and the tour content is designed for the 7-12 year age group. For safety reasons, In certain enclosures, parents may be requested to pick their young children up, or if the guide feels that the situation is unsafe, small children will need to remain outside a particular enclosure with one parent.

There is pram access to each enclosure, but prams will have to be left outside the enclosure.

Dress Code

There is no specific dress code, however bags and backpacks will not be allowed to be carried on tour.

All guests including children must wear shoes on the program

Group Size

This is a group program.  We normally try to limit the size of the group to two families.

Fitness Policy

This program is wheelchair friendly, pram friendly and benches are placed along the way to rest if necessary.

Difficulty - Easy 30%

Weather Policy

The EcoKidz Family Challenge is an all weather program. Rain jackets are provided in inclement weather.

No Touch Policy

Animal Contact Policy

Although the EcoKidz allows guests to be in close proximity to the cats, a No Touching Policy is enforced on this tour.

Photography Policy

Guests are welcome to take photographs of the cats during the tour. Flash photography is prohibited and Flashes must be disabled. Selfie-sticks are not allowed in the enclosures. “Selfies” with the cats in the background are not allowed. Guests may not pose with the cats. The guides may not take photographs on your behalf whilst in the enclosures.