Children's bush skills courses teach survival skills in safe, controlled environments. Tanzania has a large variety of different habitats available including beach, forest, mountains and savannah and Wild Things will work with you to design an activity package to suit your children's needs, ages and ability. We start from age 6.

From basic skills like fire lighting and finding directions by the sun to advanced tool use, tracks and signs and water purification.

Short weekend trips and longer more adventurous expeditions are available depending on your requests. All our trips are designed, with safety in mind, to provide your child with an enriching learning experience and accompanying parents with an enjoyable break from city life.

If you wish to build your child's skills over a period of time a packages of different activities are available on request. This starts off with a couple of weekends and culminates in a longer expedition. For long expeditions and walking in big game areas, children must be at least 12 years old.

For more information children's activities please contact us.

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  • We had a wonderful time on safari. The vehicle was great, reliable and comfortable. Our guide Amos was fantastic, he was punctual, friendly, knowledgeable and made our safari really enjoyable.

    Vickie Waltham

    United Kingdom, Aug 2013

  • A very exciting adventure

    Andrew Bird

    United Kingdom, Jan 2014

  • We had a wonderful trip. Thanks very much to you, Wild Things and to Abbas for putting together such a memorable safari for us.

    Kathryn Woof

    United Kingdom, Dec 2013

  • We had an excellent time and the trip was very well planned, the guides (and vehicles) excellent. Thank you very much for arranging it all!

    Jackie, David and Sarah

    Australia, Oct 2013

  • I would like to thank you for this wonderful safari we participated to. Everything was perfect! We are very happy and we made all our dreams come true. Abbas was an amazing guide. Thank you very much!

    Maria Malkova

    France, Dec 2013

  • We had a really great vacation on the Southern Circuit in Tanzania and wonderfully facilitated by our driver/guide Salim who was really first class - a great representative of Wild Things.

    Steve Wallis

    Belgium, Oct 2013

  • We had a fantastic trip. Your excellent organisation, your guide - Max, was exemplary in every way, were major contributors to this. Many thanks for making ours, a trip of a lifetime.

    Richard Goldberg

    United Kingdom, Jun 2013