Jamala Madikwe

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The Jamala provides discerning travellers with an exclusive Madikwe bush experience, where personal service and attention to detail are given at the highest levels

Jamala Lodge is a Colonial style, and African eccentricity is tastefully combined in the decor of the lodge to harmonise with the natural surroundings of the Seventy Thousand hectares Big Five, malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve.

The Jamala provides discerning travellers with an exclusive bush experience, where personal service and attention to detail are given at the highest levels

The five luxurious, Suites offer privacy featuring fantastic indoor and outdoor facilities. Each one of these spacious suites with beautiful bushveld views of the waterhole and the open savannah. Guests enjoy their private rim-flow swimming pool and sala, as well as the expansive wooden decks and private outdoor showers.

The Jamala star deck is thoroughly enjoyed by guests for the gourmet dining experiences. Enjoying quiet moments in the beautiful library, which is complete with a fireplace, provides great relaxation. A wide choice of spa treatments can be enjoyed in the health and beauty spa. Keep your daily exercise routine with a fully equipped gym is available.

The lodge's elegant spa makes use of natural, local products such as Baobab Oil, Kalahari Melon Seed Oil as well as Aloe Ferox Leaf Extract. 

A real food lover’s delight awaits guests at this five-star lodge in Madikwe. The lodge received the Best Safari Cuisine in Africa award in 2014/2015. Visitors dine alfresco under the star-studded sky and surrounded by the tranquil sounds of wildlife. Modern gastronomic treats are served in various dining locations making for unforgettable dining experiences.

Safari drives are available for guests early in the mornings and in the late afternoons & evenings when wildlife observation is at its best. With its 76 Thousand hectares, the malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve is home to the Big Five and many other animals.

The different landscapes found here include dense bushveld, vast open plains and towering rocky peaks which provide sanctuary to many creatures.

Wildlife encounters:

  • Morning and evening safari drives
  • Game viewing from the lodge's deck and Jamala watchtower
  • Over 306 bird species
  • Big Five wildlife viewing (lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino, leopard)
  • Home to the endangered African Wild Dog.

Villa features:

  • Air conditioning
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Balcony & Deck
  • Private rim flows pool & Jacuzzi
  • Outside shower
  • Lounge with fireplace
  • Fan and heater
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Dressing gowns
  • Complimentary minibar and coffee/tea facilities
  • Pure cotton linen
  • Safe.

Main Lodge facilities:

  • Library and lounge with fireplace
  • Boma and Star deck
  • Complimentary WiFi access
  • “Sofa Safari” overlooking the waterhole
  • Curio shop
  • Gym
  • Wellness suite & spa
  • Jamala Madikwe tower (overlooks the plains and waterhole).


  • Air Conditioning
  • Balconies
  • Bathrobe
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater in Room
  • Housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Lounge
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Viewing Deck

Facilities Available at Jamala Madikwe

  • Boma
  • Fireplace
  • Gym
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Terrace
  • Viewing deck
  • Waterhole for wildlife

More Information on Jamala Madikwe

FAQs about Jamala Madikwe
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at Jamala Madikwe 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.

Where about is Jamala Madikwe located?
Jamala Madikwe is located at the following location / address: Madikwe Game Reserve.