Getting to Madikwe

Madikwe can be reached via car or flights to one of the reserve's 2 airstrips. Flights leave daily from O.R. Tambo airport in Johannesburg while road transfers from Johannesburg or Gaberone can also be arranged in cooperation with your lodge of choice. Self drive is an alternative option, but not suggested for guests unnacustomed to South African roads.

Guests are advised to use the directions linked to on this page and not use GPS navigation when driving to Madikwe!

Self Drive

Self Drive

Self drive is a popular option amongst our local guests. The drive from Gabarone (1h), or Johannesburg (3h30min - 4h30min) is scenic and enjoyable, provided you do not get lost! We have provided a link to printable and detailed directions.

WARNING: We suggest that guest unfamiliar with South African roads do not use the self drive option! We do not suggest using a GPS system to reach Madikwe!

WARNING: We suggest that guest unfamiliar with South African roads do not use the self drive option! We do not suggest using a GPS system to reach Madikwe!