Madikwe Safari Lodge is 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 lodge wildlife viewing is all about exclusivity. Limited safari 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 safari 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 madikwe safari 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.
“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.
“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.
“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:
At the Lodge, two spacious family suites which can accommodate two adults with up to two children under the age of ten years. The suite features twin beds as well as a comfortable sleeper couch. Children will enjoy having their pool in the suite. 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 between 2 and six years old whereby open safari vehicles are used. These safari drives depart the lodge just after breakfast so they can enjoy their sleep and if possible, the lodge tries to give each family their private safari vehicle for their safari 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.
The lodge is run by The More Group of family run lodges and you can expect great safari sightings, excellent food and amazing hospitality.
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 receive one free night by only paying for three nights!
Combine your luxury 2-night safari at the MORE Madikwe Safari Lodge with 2 nights in Cape Town at the luxurious Table Bay Hotel, and receive a fantastic discounted package rate.
Madikwe Safari Lodge:
The Table Bay Hotel:
Pay for 5 nights and get the 6th night free!
Book three nights (minimum stay) at Madikwe Safari Lodge and three nights at either Marataba Safari Lodge or Mountain Lodge (or a combination of both), and get one night free!
Book 3 nights at Madikwe Safari Lodge (Lelapa, Kopano & Dithaba Lodge) and receive an additional 2 FREE nights in Cape Town in a More Quarters Luxury Room.
For newlyweds on their honeymoon! Spend three nights at any MORE property and one of the happy couple gets 20% o their accommodation rate!
Book 3 nights at Madikwe Safari Lodge and three nights at Marataba Game Reserve (Safari or Mountain Lodge) and receive all 3 flights on Mara-dikwe Air Taxi FREE!
This is valid for travel from 4 Jan – 17 Dec 2019 | 4 Jan – 19 Dec 2020 | 4 Jan – 30 April 2021.
Only valid on adult pps and single rates. Children (6-15) will receive 50% off flight. Standard fare applies to kids under 6 years of age.
Combine your luxury 2-night safari at the MORE Madikwe Safari Lodge with 2 nights at the Sun City Resort at the luxurious Palace of the Lost City Hotel, and receive a fantastic discounted package rate.
Madikwe Safari Lodge:
The Palace of the Lost City Hotel: