South African Lodges

Madikwe Safari Lodge

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Madikwe Game Reserve
North West Province
South Africa
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Located near the Botswana frontier, in one of the most attractive provinces in South Africa, lies the lodge. Located only two & three-quarters of an hour from Johannesburg Airport. This five-star lodge is one of South Africa’s most asked after safari destinations. This reserve covers seventy thousand hectares of land and boasts 66 large mammal species, including the big five together with 345 native and migrant bird species, and hundreds of other animals.

The Madikwe Safari Lodge lodge's game viewing is all about exclusivity. Limited game drives of only three vehicles at one given time, guests are guaranteed a sighting of either white rhino, elephant, spotted hyena, lion, giraffe, zebra, impala, wildebeest, and warthog, together with the impressive range of other amazing animals. Rated the best for its incredible game drives, Madikwe promises an unforgettable bush experience. The lodge's game rangers are highly experienced and knowledgeable, and their passion and appreciation for nature and animals leave guests breathless.

The Madikwe Safari Lodge was listed on the 2013 Conde Nast Traveler Hot List, which contains 55 of the best of hotels in the world. Boasting this prestigious listing, at the lodge its all about the personal experience guests can take advantage of, with the owners and staff ensuring the experience is memorable and that guests feel relaxed and at home. 

At Madikwe, guests can be sure this lodge exudes nothing but pure elegance, sophistication and comfort all within an authentic African safari experience. The Lodge offers its guests three private lodges from which to choose from, namely Kopano, Lelapa Lodge and Dithaba Lodge. Each Lodge has spaced a proper distance from each other to provide privacy. 

Each suite offers guests their private plunge pool overlooking the wilderness, and while relaxing in the pool guests can often see animals walking within close range. Indoor and outdoor showers, ample cupboards and space, relaxing interior décor, three large interlinked wooden decks, of which the middle is covered and hosts a beautiful fireplace, these suites are fit for kings.

The Kopano

“small gathering” Lodge comprises of 4 beautifully private suites offering a more exclusive intimate experience. Exceptional views of the sunrise in the mornings can be seen from these suites.

The Lelapa Lodge

“family” Lodge accommodates guests of all ages. This lodge has the most rooms in all three lodges to accommodate the larger family celebrations and friend gatherings.

The Dithaba

“mountain” Lodge is of the highest on the mountain with breathtaking views over the wilderness and open plains. With only four suites, this lodge is also very intimate for the smaller groups of families and friends. Each suite consists of the following facilities:

  • Indoor and outdoor shower
  • Air conditioning and room fans
  • Fireplace
  • Telephone
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Private plunge pool
  • Personal bars
  • WiFi (public area only)
  • Satellite television (public area only)
  • Double bed convertible to twin
  • Separate water closet.

Families at the Lodge

At the Lodge, two spacious family suites are in the Lelapa Lodge, which can accommodate families with up to two children under the age of ten years. Each of this family suite features twin beds as well as a comfortable sleeper couch. Children will enjoy having their pool in the suite. Children's meals are catered for with guests being able to provide their requirements for healthy, tasty food and snacks.

A great variety of different activities is available for guests with children. Exciting family safari drives are offered to all children between 2 and six years old whereby open safari vehicles are used. These game drives depart the lodge just after breakfast so the kids can enjoy their sleep and if possible, the lodge tries to give each family their private safari vehicle for their game drives. 

Although the Rangers do not approach or go into elephant or lion sighting regions of the reserve, for the children's safety, it is an exciting opportunity for the kids to go out with their parents into the untamed African bushveld and enjoy seeing wildlife in their natural habitat. Amongst others, children activities offered at the lodge include bush orientation, game tracking, baking in the kitchen, making pizzas, star gazing, washing the safari vehicles.

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar Fridges in Room
  • Butler service
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Early morning tea & coffee and biscuit
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • In-room safe
  • Mini bar
  • Outside Shower
  • Private plunge pool
  • Safe
  • Separate sitting area
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Viewing Deck
  • Writing desk

Restaurants

Dining a the Madikwe Safari Lodge

At the Madikwe Safari Lodge, all meals are prepared from as much locally grown produce as possible. Dining at the Kopano and Dithaba Lodges are limited to eight guests, allowing for intimate and romantic dinners.  Dinner at the Lelapa Lodge is more for the larger groups and offered in the boma dining area or on the wooden decks overlooking the open plains and wilderness.

As Madikwe is also a family friendly destination, children, and special dietary requirements are accommodated as much as possible. And don't forget about the marshmallows on the fire later in the evenings.

Spa Facilities

At the Madikwe Safari Lodge, reflexology, full body massages, and Indian head & scalp massages are some of the delightful messages, which guests can choose from during their stay.

These treatments are offered in the comfort of the private suite, allowing a tranquil and relaxing experience.
 

Game Viewing

The Madikwe Safari Lodge is one of South Africa's most sought after safari destinations, due to its incredible viewing. At Madikwe, they promise a bush experience never to forget as the game viewing is all about exclusivity. Game drives limited to 3 vehicles to ensure quietness around the animals, guests are guaranteed a sighting of either white rhino, elephant, spotted hyena, lion, giraffe, zebra, impala, wildebeest, and warthog, together with the impressive range of other amazing animals. 

Bush Drives

The Bush drives are led by highly experienced and knowledgeable rangers. In open safari vehicles, this is what the Madikwe Reserve is best known for.

Swimming

Refreshing yourself after a long day and enjoy the beautiful views while soaking in the cool water in the privacy of your private luxurious suite.

Bird Watching

At Madikwe, a collection of over 340 species of migrating and resident bird species are home, making the avid bird lovers experience an absolute treat.

Bush Walks

The highly knowledgeable and experienced rangers take guests on the experience of a lifetime. Early morning and early evening walks always guarantee a viewing of the wide range of animals and expecially the 'Big Five'.

Spa Treatments

At the Madikwe Safari Lodge there is a selection of several massages to choose from, which are offered in the privacy of the own suite. From Indian Head Massages, Reflexology, and Swedish full-body massages, there is something for everyone.

  • Kid's Club
  • Parking
  • Plunge pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Terrace
  • Viewing deck
Day Itinerary

The Madikwe Safari Lodge in South Africa is well known for the best game drives in South Africa. 

With 66 large mammals species, consisting of the Big 5 and wide variety of animal viewings, their daily itinerary is kept strict to times, to ensure that these experiences do not fail to meet expectations.

In the Summer (Sept to April)

  • 05h00 Wake Up Call
  • 05h30 Tea/Coffee, Game Drive Departs
  • 09h00 Return from Game Drive, Breakfast Leisure activities
  • 16h00 High Tea
  • 16h30 Departure for Game Drive
  • 19h30 Return from Game Drive, Dinner.

In the Winter (May to August)

  • 06h30 Wake up Call
  • 07h00 Tea/Coffee, Game Drive Departs
  • 09h30 Return from Game Drive, Breakfast Leisure activities
  • 15h00 High Tea
  • 15h30 Departure for Game Drive
  • 18h30 Return from Game Drive, Dinner.

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
Business Services
  • Hotel Wi-Fi
General Services
  • 24 - hour reception service
  • Butler service
  • Concierge services
  • Game drive safaris
  • Health & Fitness Centre
  • Housekeeping service
  • Individual climate controlled room
  • Kid's entertainment
  • Laundry services
  • Room service
  • Wake-up call
  • Walking safaris
Malaria Status and Animals
  • The Madikwe Safari Lodge is one of South Africa’s largest and malaria-free sanctuaries. The animals which can be seen at the Madikwe Safari Lodge range from Africa's 'Big Five', eland, springbok, ostrich, oryx, spotted and brown hyena, wild dog and cheetah.

    350 resident and migrating bird species, this reserve offers animal and wildlife lovers, one of the best safari experiences in Southern Africa.

Children Activities
  • With many hotels and travel destinations offering “children facilities” that do not measure up to what parents require, Madikwe Safari Lodge in South Africa decided to take a step in the right direction and came up with a great idea and developed the Eco-House.  At the Eco-House, children are offered an educational learning based environment, which comprises of indoor and outdoor activities.

    The centre encompasses activities such as painting, drawing, experiences with the textures and smells of live specimens, as well as making location-specific models and arts.  Parents may engage in the activities with their children, or they may steal a few hours away, to enjoy some time out, knowing their children are cared for and safe, doing activities in a valuable educational environment.

    Children activities:

    •     family safari drives
    •     bush orientation
    •     Bug CSI: identifying different bugs
    •     dung tracking
    •     track pack with plaster of Paris to make moulds of animal tracks
    •     painting/drawing/colouring in
    •     washing the safari vehicle
    •     baking in the kitchen
    •     making pizzas
    •     soccer in the boma
    •     star gazing    
    •     DVD with homemade popcorn for when the weather is bad.
       

Available Rooms

SA Resident: Dithaba Suite

SA Resident: Kopano Suite

SA Resident: Lelapa Suite

Lelapa Suite

# Rooms:
12

The Lelapa Lodge at the Madikwe Safari Lodge welcomes families with children of all ages.  This child friendly lodge exudes a friendly spirit and comfort of being at a home.

The exclusive Suites at the Madikwe Safari Lodge offers guests their private plunge pool overlooking the wilderness, and while relaxing in the pool guests can often see animals walking within very close range. Indoor and outdoor showers, ample cupboards and space, relaxing interior décor, three large interlinked wooden decks, with the middle covered with a thatch roof and hosts a beautiful fireplace, these suites are fit for kings.

The triple suites offer a sleeper couch and double beds convertible to twin beds. En suite bathrooms, separate water closet, amenities, air conditioning, ceiling fans, ample space, these suites offer sheer sophistication, style, and luxury in a beautiful safari setting.

Lelapa Suite features:

  •     air conditioning
  •     private plunge pool
  •     size: 100 m2/1080 ft2
  •     fireplace
  •     room fan
  •     outdoor shower
  •     indoor shower
  •     in room safe
  •     mini bar
  •     telephone
  •     hairdryer.

Kopano Suite

# Rooms:
4

Madikwe's Kopano Lodge, which means 'small gathering,' consists of only four luxurious suites offering a beautiful common area where a private experience can be enjoyed.

Kopano Suite features:

  •     the size of the suite: 100 m2/1080 ft2
  •     private plunge pool
  •     air conditioning
  •     fireplace
  •     room fan
  •     in room safe
  •     personal bar
  •     telephone
  •     hairdryer
  •     indoor and outdoor showers
  •     maximum of 8 guests at this lodge
  •     no children can be accommodated here

Dithaba Suite

# Rooms:
4

From the Dithaba Lodge, views which reach out across the vast open plains can be admired. Dithaba, which can be translated as 'mountain', is located slightly higher up on the mountain and offers incredible vistas. Only four suites are available at the Dithaba Lodge making it an ideal safari accommodation option for a family or group of friends booking it exclusively.

Dithaba Suite features:

  •     the size of the suite: 110 m2/1180 ft2
  •     air conditioning
  •     private plunge pool
  •     fireplace
  •     room fan
  •     indoor and outdoor showers
  •     safe
  •     personal bar
  •     hairdryer
  •     telephone
  •     children can be accommodated if booked exclusively.

Madikwe Safari Lodge Specials

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

Guests staying for four nights at the Madikwe Safari Lodge for travel during 1 May - 31 August 2018 & 1 May - 31 August 2019 receive one free night by only paying for three nights. This offer is valid for new bookings only.

Included in the rate:

  • Luxury accommodation in a suite with private plunge pool; All meals; Teas/Coffees; Mini bar in room; Inclusive drinks (all soft drinks and selection of local beers, spirits & house wines); Two game drives daily with FGASA qualified ranger; Game drive refreshments & snacks; Transfers to and from the Eastern Madikwe airstrip; Specified inclusive safari activities; wi-fi

Excluded from the rate:

  • Laundry, premium brand beers, spirits, cellar wines and champagne, cigars and cigarettes, flights and transfers not specified, gratuities, telephone calls, boutique purchases, spa treatments, Madikwe Game Reserve landing fees, Madikwe Game Reserve entrance fee, any extras
  • Park fees - R210 per adult per STAY | R105 per child per STAY
  • Landing fees - R280 per adult | R140 per child (provisional, subject to change)

Terms and Conditions:

  • Valid 1 May - 31 August 2018 & 1 May - 31 August 2019
  • Subject to availability of rooms
  • Valid for individual bookings only, maximum 2 rooms/ 4 guests
  • Must specify “StayMORE Package” on enquiry. If not requested and stipulated at time of reservation with MORE, the package will not be honoured.
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Pay for 5 nights and get the 6th night free!

Offer is based on a minimum 3 nights at Madikwe Safari Lodge, the free night will be offered at Marataba Safari Lodge (ie 3 nights at Madikwe Safari Lodge and 3 nights at Marataba Safari Lodge)

Valid until 17 December 2018; 4 January - 17 December 2019; 4 January - 30 April 2020

Included in the rate:

  • 3 nights at Madikwe Safari Lodge: Luxury accommodation in a suite with private plunge pool; All meals; Teas/Coffees; Mini bar in room; Inclusive drinks (all soft drinks and selection of local beers, spirits & house wines); Two game drives daily with FGASA qualified ranger; Game drive refreshments & snacks; Transfers to and from the Eastern Madikwe airstrip; Specified inclusive safari activities; wi-fi
  • 3 nights at Marataba Safari Lodge: Accommodation in a luxury tented suite, All meals, Teas/Coffees, Mini bar in room
    Soft drinks, local brand beers and spirits & house wines, Two game drives daily with FGASA qualified ranger and tracker
    Game drive refreshments & snacks, Specified inclusive safari activities, Wi-fi in public areas, Children's activities

Excluded from the rate:

  • Madikwe Safari Lodge: Laundry; Premium brand beers, spirits, cellar wines & champagnes; Cigars & cigarettes; All flights and transfers (other than Skukuza Airport); Gratuities; Telephone calls; Curio shop purchases; Spa treatments; Trails experience; Any additional extras will be for the guests’ account; Entrance and Consevation fees; Madikwe Park Fee: R 210 per person Madikwe Conservation Fee: R150 per person per day
  • Marataba Safari Lodge: R265.00 per person per stay entrance fees. This is payable directly at the lodge.
    Guest Conservation Fee, Laundry, Premium brand beers, spirits, cellar wines and champagne
    Cigars and cigarettes, All flights and transfers not specified, Gratuities, Telephone calls, Boutique purchases
    Spa treatments, Marataba entrance fee, Any extras

Terms and Conditions:

  • Pay for 5 nights and get the 6th night free
  • Minimum 3 nights at Madikwe Safari Lodge, the free night will be offered at Marataba Safari Lodge (ie 3 nights at Madikwe Safari Lodge and 3 nights at Marataba Safari Lodge)
  • Valid until 17 December 2018; 4 January - 17 December 2019; 4 January - 30 April 2020
  • Subject to availability
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Book 3 nights at Madikwe Safari Lodge and receive an additional 2 FREE nights in Cape Town in a More Quarters Luxury One Bedroom Apartment.

Valid from 1 March 2019 - 17 December 2019 and 4 January - 30 April 2020, subject to availability of rooms.

Block out dates: 18 December 2019 - 3 January 2020, 1 - 15 February 2020

Included in the rate:

  • Luxury accommodation in a suite with private plunge pool; All meals; Teas/Coffees; Mini bar in room; Inclusive drinks (all soft drinks and selection of local beers, spirits & house wines); Two game drives daily with FGASA qualified ranger; Game drive refreshments & snacks; Transfers to and from the Eastern Madikwe airstrip; Specified inclusive safari activities; wi-fi

Excluded from the rate:

  • Additional fees payable directly:
  • Park fees - R210 per adult per STAY | R105 per child per STAY
  • Landing fees - R280 per adult | R140 per child (provisional, subject to change)
  • Guest Conservation Levy
  • Laundry, premium brand beers, spirits, cellar wines and champagne, cigars and cigarettes, flights and transfers not specified, gratuities, telephone calls, boutique purchases, spa treatments, Madikwe Game Reserve landing fees, Madikwe Game Reserve entrance fee, any extras
  • Guest Conservation Fee

Terms and Conditions:

  • Valid from 1 March 2019 - 17 Dec 2019 & 4 Jan – 30 Apr 2020
  • All promotions are subject to availability of rooms
  • Valid for individual bookings only, maximum 2 rooms/ 4 guest
  • MORE Quarters must be booked within the same travel itinerary as the related MORE Lodge comprised in this special offer
  • Enquiries must specify the name of the package (i.e. ‘SeeMORE’ etc). If not requested and stipulated as such at time of reservation with MORE, the package will not be honoured
  • Block-out dates: 18 December 2019 – 3 January 2020; 1 - 15 February 2020
  • Packages cannot be combined
  • Based on a 3 night stay at Madikwe Safari Lodge
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Book 3 nights at Madikwe Safari Lodge and receive and additional 3 FREE nights in Cape Town in a More Quarters Luxury One-Bedroom Apartment OR Cadogan Boutique Hotel Standard Room.

This offer is valid until 17 December 2018 and 4 January - 28 February 2019.

Included in the rate:

  • Luxury accommodation in a suite with private plunge pool; All meals; Teas/Coffees; Mini bar in room; Inclusive drinks (all soft drinks and selection of local beers, spirits & house wines); Two game drives daily with FGASA qualified ranger; Game drive refreshments & snacks; Transfers to and from the Eastern Madikwe airstrip; Specified inclusive safari activities; wi-fi

Excluded from the rate:

  • Additional fees payable directly:
  • Park fees - R210 per adult per STAY | R105 per child per STAY
  • Landing fees - R280 per adult | R140 per child (provisional, subject to change)
  • Guest Conservation Levy
  • Laundry, premium brand beers, spirits, cellar wines and champagne, cigars and cigarettes, flights and transfers not specified, gratuities, telephone calls, boutique purchases, spa treatments, Madikwe Game Reserve landing fees, Madikwe Game Reserve entrance fee, any extras
  • Guest Conservation Fee

Terms and Conditions:

  • Valid until 17 December 2018
  • Valid 4 January - 28 February 2019
  • Subject to availability
  • 3 Free nights in Cape Town in a More Quarters Luxury One Bedroom Apartment or Cadogan Boutique Hotel Standard Room
  • Packages can not be combined
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Spend 3 nights or more on your honeymoon and one of the happy couple gets 20% off their accommodation rate. Valid until 17 December 2018, 4 January - 17 December 2019 and 4 January - 30 April 2020.

Valid for a year after the marriage date; marriage certificate to be provided.

Included in the rate:

  • Luxury accommodation in a suite with private plunge pool; All meals; Teas/Coffees; Mini bar in room; Inclusive drinks (all soft drinks and selection of local beers, spirits & house wines); Two game drives daily with FGASA qualified ranger; Game drive refreshments & snacks; Transfers to and from the Eastern Madikwe airstrip; Specified inclusive safari activities; wi-fi

Excluded from the rate:

  • Park fees - R210 per adult per STAY | R105 per child per STAY
  • Landing fees - R280 per adult | R140 per child (provisional, subject to change)
  • Guest Conservation Levy
  • Laundry, premium brand beers, spirits, cellar wines and champagne, cigars and cigarettes, flights and transfers not specified, gratuities, telephone calls, boutique purchases, spa treatments, Madikwe Game Reserve landing fees, Madikwe Game Reserve entrance fee, any extras
  • Guest Conservation Fee

Terms and Conditions:

  • Valid until 17 December 2018
  • Valid 4 January - 17 December 2019 and 4 January - 30 April 2020
  • Subject to availability
  • Valid for a year after date of marriage
  • Marriage certificate to be provided
  • Minimum 3 night stay
  • Packages can not be combined
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Book 3 nights at Madikwe Safari Lodge and three nights at Marataba Safari Lodge and receive all 3 flights on Mara-dikwe Air Taxi FREE!

This is valid for travel until 17 December 2018, 4 January - 17 December 2019 and 4 January - 30 April 2020.

** Only valid for full paying adults, children 6 - 15 years receive 50% off the flight fare. Not valid for children under the age of 6 years.

Included in the rate:

  • 3 nights at Madikwe Safari Lodge: Luxury accommodation in a suite with private plunge pool; All meals; Teas/Coffees; Mini bar in room; Inclusive drinks (all soft drinks and selection of local beers, spirits & house wines); Two game drives daily with FGASA qualified ranger; Game drive refreshments & snacks; Transfers to and from the Eastern Madikwe airstrip; Specified inclusive safari activities; wi-fi
  • 3 nights at Marataba Safari Lodge: Accommodation in a luxury tented suite, All meals, Teas/Coffees, Mini bar in room
    Soft drinks, local brand beers and spirits & house wines, Two game drives daily with FGASA qualified ranger and tracker
    Game drive refreshments & snacks, Specified inclusive safari activities, Wi-fi in public areas, Children's activities
  • All 3 flights on the Mara-dikwe Air Taxi free

Excluded from the rate:

  • Madikwe Safari Lodge: Laundry; Premium brand beers, spirits, cellar wines & champagnes; Cigars & cigarettes; All flights and transfers (other than Skukuza Airport); Gratuities; Telephone calls; Curio shop purchases; Spa treatments; Trails experience; Any additional extras will be for the guests’ account; Entrance and Consevation fees; Madikwe Park Fee: R 210 per person Madikwe Conservation Fee: R150 per person per day
  • Marataba Safari Lodge: R265.00 per person per stay entrance fees. This is payable directly at the lodge.
    Guest Conservation Fee, Laundry, Premium brand beers, spirits, cellar wines and champagne
    Cigars and cigarettes, All flights and transfers not specified, Gratuities, Telephone calls, Boutique purchases
    Spa treatments, Marataba entrance fee, Any extras

Terms and Conditions:

  • Based on 3 nights at Madikwe Safari Lodge and 3 nights at Marataba Safari Lodge
  • Valid until 17 December 2018; 4 January - 17 December 2019; 4 January - 30 April 2020
  • Subject to availability
  • Only valid on adult per person rates and single rates
  • Children (6 - 15 years) will receive 50% off the flight fare
  • Not valid for children under 6 years
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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -24.723045

Longitude: 26.387718

Directions

Recommended directions from the OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg to the Madikwe Safari Lodge (4h30):

This route is recommended if you do not mind traveling 50 kilometers/30 miles on a gravel road, or if you are coming from or going to Sun City. This is a shorter route in the distance, does not require a 4x4 vehicle and is more scenic.

- Depart OR Tambo Johannesburg Airport following the airport exit signs (R21 & R24)
- Approximately 200m after that the road forks. Take the right fork towards R21 N Pretoria/R24 Johannesburg
- The road immediately turns sharply right. Stay in the left lane immediately and follow the signs to R21 N Pretoria while exiting the airport
- After exiting the airport, get into the left lane and follow the R21 N Kempton Park/Pretoria signs
- After 300m, take the left off ramp following the R 21 N Kempton Park/Pretoria signs
- Once on the R21 N drive for 36.3 km
- After 34km, you will see signs indicating exit 134 (N1 Noord, Pretoria/Polokwane/Johannesburg)
- Take exit 134
- Immediately after that the road forks. Take the right fork towards N1 North Polokwane
- Travel for 22.5km along the N1
- After 20km look for exit 156 to the left (N4 Rustenburg). Take exit 156 and get onto N4 to Rustenburg.
- The N4 is a toll road, so please be aware of toll taxes
- Once on the N4, continue for 62 km
- Turn right at the top of the off-ramp towards Sun City and continue straight to Sun City (approximately 73 km /45 miles from this off-ramp). It is advisable to fill up with fuel at the Sun Village, just after the Sun City entrance on the right
- After passing Sun City and the Sun Village on the right, continue straight until you reach a four-way junction
- Turn right to DERDEPOORT, follow the road for approximately eight km/5 miles
- Turn left at the sign for BAPONG. Continue straight along this road. Please ignore all signs for Madikwe Hospital or Village etc
- After passing through MABESKRAAL (approximately 45 km/28 miles), you will come to a four-way stop where you must turn right to DERDEPOORT. This newly-tarred/ sealed road continues for about 25 km/16 miles and has very few signs. It then becomes gravel/dirt, with the Dwarsberg Liquor Store on your left, after which you continue for 58 km/36 miles
- Continue straight along the gravel road towards MOLATEDI village (do not take the next Derdepoort road to the right, keep straight)
- Here you will be welcomed by the friendly gate staff, who will confirm your reservation and direct you to the correct Lodge at Madikwe Safari Lodge
- Proceed into the reserve on the main road following the signs to the DERDEPOORT gate/MADIKWE SAFARI LODGE, approximately 33 km/20 miles and it should take you approximately 45 minutes
- Please note the reserve speed limit is 40 km/h or 25 miles/h.

Parking

On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

5 Star

Awards

 

The Madikwe Safari Lodge:

  • Listed on the Condé Nast Traveller Hot List
  • Listed on the Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the World's Best Places to Stay, in the Africa and Middle East category, Madikwe Safari Lodge was 19th (89.78)
  • Condé Nast Traveler (US) magazine's Readers' Choice, Awards Madikwe Safari Lodge, was voted the 75th best hotel in the world.
  • Condé Nast Traveler USA featured the prestigious Gold List of the World's Best Places to Stay; Madikwe Safari Lodge 25th (88.76)
  • Condé Nast Hot List featured Madikwe Safari Lodge in both the US and UK Condé Nast Traveller's Hot List of the World's Coolest New Properties.

 

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