Etali Safari Lodge

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Etali Safari Lodge, Madikwe the lodge name can be translated as a new beginning.

The Etali lodge is built in harmony and offers a luxurious safari getaway destination. Respects & the privacy of its guests while providing impeccable service and personal attention.

The Etali features eight spacious and stylish suites. Each comfortable suite offers complete privacy. The combination of earthy and fresh colours in the decor provides a pleasing contrast to the scenic beauty of the Acacia trees outside.

Etali has excellent cuisine which is served at the here is a contemporary fusion of African traditions with an Asian twist. The meals are healthy and light and prepared with fresh and organically grown ingredients such as fruits, vegetables and herbs.

As an excellent alternative to the fine dining option is the deck, the safari lodge serves traditional South African dinners in the kraal which is in stone located near the waterhole. The Lodge also offers a scenic location where bush breakfasts and dinners are outdoors depending on the weather. This is one of the few lodges in the country that has a Kosher kitchen.

The reserve is home to a wide variety of wildlife including colourful birdlife and the 'Big Five', namely lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino. The rare wild dog is seen in this vast wilderness reserve in South Africa's North West Province.

Guests can enjoy thrilling early morning safari drives as well as late afternoon and evening safaris which offer up-close encounters with Africa's untamed wildlife. Fantastic bird watching opportunities, as well as memorable moments, are available making for an unforgettable stay.

The health and beauty spa at Etali Lodge in the Madikwe Reserve provides a unique concept of healing and rejuvenating mind, body, and spirit. The unique and exclusive design of the thatched, earthy toned secluded wellness oasis in the bush offers an excellent place for pure relaxation.

Guests are welcome to relax in the tranquil surroundings of one of the spas treatments rooms which are sheltered from the warm African sun overlooking the beautiful Savannah.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Fireplace
  • Housekeeping
  • Mini bar
  • Private plunge pool
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Viewing Deck

Facilities Available at Etali Safari Lodge

  • Boma
  • Curio Shop
  • Gym
  • Hotel Bar
  • Jacuzzi
  • Lounge
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Steam room
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Viewing deck

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FAQs about Etali Safari Lodge
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at Etali Safari Lodge are:

•  Cape Town Reservations +27 (0) 21 794 9050
•  Durban Reservations: +27 (0) 31 941 5945
•  Johannesburg Reservations: +27 (0) 10 446 8045.

Alternatively, you can check availability and book online by clicking here.

What is the cost of a room at Etali Safari Lodge?
The average per night rate at Etali Safari Lodge is R12,600.00 to R25,200.00.
Where about is Etali Safari Lodge located?
Etali Safari Lodge is located at the following location / address: Madikwe Game Reserve, Madikwe.

The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.

Last Minute Special - Bookable within 5 Weeks before travel

Last Minute Booking Special - Has to be booked within 5 weeks of travel. 

Included in the rate:

  • Accommodation and meals
  • House wines, local beers and non-alcoholic beverages
  • 2 game drives per day
  • Use of the gym and steam room
  • Laundry
  • Free wifi-access

Excluded from the rate:

  • Curio purchases
  • Wellness centre spa treatments
  • Gratuities
  • Conservation contribution (R190/adult/day and R95/child under 12/day)*
  • Gate fees (R180/adult and R80/child under 12)*
  • Airstrip fees (R240/adult and R150/child under 12)*
  • *These fees are not set by us and are subject to change

Terms and Conditions:

  • Must be booked within 5 weeks before travel. 
  • Subject to availability