Madikwe "Big 5" Game Reserve

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Madikwe Motswiri Private Lodge

Madikwe Game Reserve

is regarded as one of the finest conservation areas in Africa


The hugely successful Madikwe Game Reserve is currently the country’s third largest game reserve. It is situated in the North West Province and is bordered by Botswana in the north.

Madikwe is one of our best kept secrets !

Madikwe Game Reserve is already seen as one of the country's "new South Africa" success stories in the area of upliftment and poverty eradication. The development of Madikwe is all about stimulating local economic development, some of the lodges are actually run by the local community.


Game viewing in Madikwe is now at its prime in this Malaria Free game reserve.

In Madikwe you will have the chance to see all the major species, including lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, both white and black rhino along with almost all the plains antelope species.

Fully inclusive accommodation and open vehicle safari's are offered at several world class five star lodges within the reserve:

In Madikwe you will have the chance to see all the major species, including lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, both white and black rhino along with almost all the plains antelope species.

Fully inclusive accommodation and open vehicle safari's are offered at several world class five star lodges within the reserve:

Madikwe Overnight SAfari Packages

Due to the large variety of lodges and options in Madikwe and the option of driving or flying we will send you a personalized quote for your dream SAfari.   Prices start at ZAR 9 845.00 per person sharing.
Durations of at least three (or more) full days, departing from Johannesburg at 10h30 on Day One and returning at 16h00 on Last day.
Madikwe Lodge
Madikwe Lodge

Itinerary

DAY 1

Meet & greet you at your guest house. Depart Johannesburg for Madikwe Game Reserve, this is a scenic 3.5 hour drive, OR transfer to Johannesburg Airport for a 40 minute flight to Madikwe.

On arrival at Madikwe you will be met by the lodge staff and game ranger, after check-in they will show you around the lodge and suite. After lunch, guests have free time to relax and enjoy the lodge facilities before the afternoon game drive.

It’s safari time! Meet your ranger for the afternoon/sunset open-top safari game drive for an outdoor adventure into Africa’s Big Five territory at sun set stop for a drink the drive is continued with the aid of spot lights.

After the game drive returns to the lodge enjoy a delicious dinner then the remainder of the evening is at the guests leisure, weather permitting a traditional outdoor bush barbecue under the African sky is enjoyed at the lodge.

DAY 2

A very early morning wake up call an a welcome mug of coffee with your ranger before departing on the early morning game drive. Return to the lodge for hearty breakfast, after breakfast time to get ready and check out. A short "safari drive" to the rune way for a short flight to Johannesburg. Or we will meet you at the lodge and drive back to Johannesburg.

DAY 3

A very early morning wake up call an a welcome mug of coffee with your ranger before departing on the early morning game drive. Return to the lodge for hearty breakfast, after breakfast time to get ready and check out. A short "safari drive" to the rune way for a short flight to Johannesburg. Or we will meet you at the lodge and drive back to Johannesburg.

Madikwe Lodge
Madikwe Lodge
INCLUDES:

  1. Return transfers by luxury air-conditioned mini-van or sedan OR return flights
  2. Two or three nights' luxury accommodation at one of the five star game lodges
  3. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  4. Daily three hour sunrise and / or sunset open-top safari game drive
  5. VAT and tourism levy
  6. Life long memories

EXCLUDES:

  1. Gratuities
  2. Curio purchases and items of a personal nature
  3. Medical & Travel insurance


How to get there

A scheduled air service operates daily to Madikwe from Johannesburg International Airport. This 40 minute flight is the easiest and most popular way to get to Madikwe.

Being only a 40 minute flight private aircraft charters are also very popular and convenient.

From Johannesburg it is approximately 350km and is a very pleasant three and a half hour drive.

Game Lodges

There are numerous great 5 star lodges in Madikwe, here are the selected lodge Go Safari makes use of to ensure you have a memorable safari experience.

Big 5 Madikwe Lodges

Motswiri
Thakadu River Lodge
Buffalo Ridge Safari Lodge
Tuningi
Rhulani Safari Lodge
Tau Game Lodge
Madikwe Safari Lodge
Royal Madikwe Lodge
Madikwe Hills
Impodimo Lodge

Madikwe Lodge open air shower
Let Go SAfari design your dream Big 5 holiday for you!

Standard or tailored, using our skills, contacts, knowledge and experience.

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