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Join Us for an Unforgettable African Safari Experience

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The Madikwe Game Reserve represents a bold and successful reclamation of a natural area for the dual purposes of conservation and socio-economic development. This partnership between local communities, lodge owners and government has yielded a park of unique significance, acting as a beacon of hope for future conservation efforts on the African continent.

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Madikwe Facts


  • 75 000 Hectare Private Reserve

  • Big Five Reserve

  • Malaria Free Area

  • 4 Hours drive from Johannesburg

  • 22 Private Safari Lodges

  • Daily Flights from Johannesburg

  • 350 Species of Bird

Video: Legendary Wildlife Photographer Joel Sartore visits Madikwe

Madikwe Awaits…

The reserve comprises of 75 000 hectare of pristine, malaria-free African bush located in South Africa's North West Province, on the western side of the Marico River. A true African Eden offering the discerning safari lover access to the big five, including black rhino along other rare species such African Wild Dog and Cheetah as part of its 120 resident mammal species and 350 recorded species of birds.

Choosing a Lodge

Madikwe's 22 safari lodges cater to a diverse range guests needs including luxury, family and eco options and everything in between. When choosing a lodge we suggest taking your group size, age, budget and dates into consideration. Below you will find links to profiles of all the lodges in the reserve including contact details and other helpful information.

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    Mosethla Safari Lodge

    Low Price
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    Sanctuary Makanyane

    Family Friendly,Mid Price
    100
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    Morukuru Family

    High Price,Family Friendly,Five Star
    101
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    Rhulani Safari Lodge

    Five Star,High Price
    102
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    Madikwe Hills Private Lodge

    Five Star,High Price
    103
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    Etali Safari Lodge

    High Price,Family Friendly,Five Star
    104
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    Tau Game Lodge

    Mid Price,Family Friendly,Five Star
    105
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    Mateya Safari Lodge

    High Price,Five Star
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    Jaci's Lodges

    Mid Price,Family Friendly
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    The Bush House

    Mid Price

Your Visit to Madikwe

The Madikwe Game Reserve

Madikwe can be reached via road or air. Scheduled flights depart daily from Johannesburg

Reaching Madikwe

Madikwe can be reached via road or air. Scheduled flights depart daily from Johannesburg

Special Offers

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