Fun with kids: Vacations

Melbourne sojourn with children

Three young kids enjoy great scenery, farm activities such as fruit picking as well as close encounters with animals

We are observing a crash of rhinoceroses when we hear a grating noise.

"Mummy, look," my six-year-old son says. Kipenzi, a Southern White Rhinoceros, aged five and weighing a robust 1,700kg, is buffing its horn on the bumper of our off-road safari vehicle.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 10, 2019, with the headline 'Melbourne sojourn with children'. Print Edition | Subscribe