Tau Game Lodge

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Tau Safari Lodge offers a total of 32 well-appointed chalets which can accommodate 64 adults. The five-star lodge, on South Africa's northern border; located within the malaria-free Madikwe Reserve, in the region known as the Great Marico and home to the big five. Deluxe and Family Chalets are also available for children sharing with their parents. The African decor offers a comfortable and relaxing space for guests to enjoy their safari getaway. With large bathrooms and outside showers, the chalets at the lodge, equipped with air-conditioning, a private deck and ceiling fans.

The luxurious Tau lodge overlooks a vast natural waterhole, attracting wildlife which can be admired from the comfort of the chalets and the main lodge. The main lodge consists of two levels featuring a comfortable lounge, a conference room, and a partially open-air bar and dining room. Gourmet buffet breakfasts, as well as lunches, are served in the main lodge or on the terrace located next to the plunge pool. The mouth-watering dinner at the Lodge is an exceptional experience, served in the outdoor boma under the stars next to the main lodge.

Cottage amenities and facilities:

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fans
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Outdoor shower
  • Private viewing deck


Exciting early morning and late afternoon safari drives at the Tau Lodge go through the Big Five Madikwe Reserve reveal Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Cheetah & an abundance of bird life and many species of African mammals. The endangered wild dog, for which this game reserve in South Africa is well known, is prolific in the Madikwe Nature Reserve. Besides adventurous wildlife encounters, guests may relax by the pool and enjoy spectacular views from the deck.

  • Game viewing on safaris
  • Bird watching
  • Stargazing
  • Spa treatments
  • Swimming
  • Shopping in the well-stocked Curio Shop


  • Air Conditioning
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Outside Shower
  • Viewing Deck

Facilities Available at Tau Game Lodge

  • Conference venue
  • Curio Shop
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Spa
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Viewing deck

More Information on Tau Game Lodge

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

Winter Special

Book your stay at Tau Game Lodge for travel 6 May - 31 July 2019 and enjoy a fantastic discounted Winter rate (minimum 2 night stay applies).

Included in the rate:

  • three meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner), two game drives per day and drinks & snacks on game drive.

Excluded from the rate:

  • The rate does not include the park entrance fees R180.00 per person, the tourism levy (R10.00 per person per night at present), all items ordered from the bar, curio purchases, telephone usage, internet usage, laundry and all other extras.
  • A compulsory Rhino conservation Fee of R 150.00 per Adult per night and R 75.- per child per night (2-12) is applicable to assist the Reserve in its anti-poaching efforts.




Terms and Conditions:

  • Valid for new bookings only
  • This special is valid for all new Individual Guest bookings with a minimum stay of 2 nights. (Excludes group bookings)
  • Subject to availability
  • Valid for a minimum stay of 2 nights
  • 1 night stays – Standard rates will apply
  • Travel Between 6 May to 31 July 2019