Madikwe River Lodge

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Madikwe River Surrounded by 76 000 hectares of malaria-free African sand veld, the luxurious  Lodge is on the Groot Marico River in the heart of wildlife-rich Madikwe National Park of South Africa's North West province.

The experienced Madikwe River game rangers generously give their vast knowledge of the bush as guests venture on their exciting safari rides or game walks. Discover the mystery of the acacia bushveld, enjoy a myriad of birdlife and experience the thrill of observing the majestic Big Five in their natural habitat.

The Madikwe river camp is a child-friendly establishment and offers seven family rooms, with twin beds and an additional sleeper couch, cots are available on request. The lodge provides comfortable luxury in private thatched cottages set in the peaceful serenity of a riverine forest.

They all individually finished to create a luxurious African feel and offers an en-suite bathroom and shower with a full range of guest amenities, ceiling fans, complimentary tea and coffee making facilities, and a private wooden viewing deck overlooking the river. Luxury Suite features include a separate lounge area and an outside shower.

Facilities and events at the lodge include 24-hour security (an electric fence surrounds the lodge), a beautiful outdoor swimming pool with sundeck at the main lodge, a rock pool, and a conferencing area. The camp also offers complimentary laundry service to its guests, as well as a babysitting service.

Game viewing is the primary activity with the reserve being the fourth most abundant game reserve in South Africa boasting the second biggest elephant population. Safari drives and walks are conducted daily by the Rangers, and specialised children's rides are available.

In the summer season, guests staying at the Lodge can relax and enjoy their dinner meals outside surrounded by the beautiful natural setting. Dinner is available in the Island Boma or the lodge dining room; lunch is served on the main lodge deck while breakfast is served in the dining room or outdoor deck. Also in the hotter months, guests can experience bush dinners upon request.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Mini bar
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Viewing Deck

Facilities Available at Madikwe River Lodge

  • Boma
  • Conference venue
  • Lounge
  • Parking

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FAQs about Madikwe River Lodge
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at Madikwe River 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 Madikwe River Lodge?
The average per night rate at Madikwe River Lodge is R6,190.00 to R10,450.00.
Where about is Madikwe River Lodge located?
Madikwe River 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.

South African Resident Rate

South African Residents may enjoy discounted rates at AHA Madikwe River Lodge in the Madikwe Game Reserve. Stay for only R2,575.00 per person sharing per night including three meals and two game drives per day.

This offer is valid for 1 June - 15 December 2020 and 6 January - 31 January 2021.

Included in the rate:

  • All meals
  • Two game drives daily

Excluded from the rate:

  • Rate excludes gate entrance fee of R180 per person per stay and conservation levies of R 150 per person per night and bed levy of R10 per person per night
  • Items of a personal nature
  • All beverages

Terms and Conditions:

  • Only valid for South African Residents - Proof of Residence may be requested
  • Subject to availability; block out dates may apply
  • Children charges are additional and not included in the quote. (Children ages 6 - 12 years will pay 50% of the adult rate; children over 12 are charged as adults)
  • Valid for stays 1 June - 15 December 2020 and 6 - 31 January 2021
  • Block out dates apply
  • Rate Code: SARESN