The Madikwe Game Reserve opened in 1992 and comprised 751 km² of pristine bushland. The resort is just north of the small town Groot-Marico near the Botswana border in the North West Province of South Africa. The reserve lies on what used to be farmland. Due to the poor soil type in this region agriculture was not that successful.
- The seventy-five thousand hectares reserve nestles in the North West Province.
- Before its establishment in 1992, most of the land in this region of South Africa consisted of cattle farms.
- Boundaries to the North with Botswana.
- A four hours trip from Johannesburg the reserve is an outstanding safari destination.
- This park is one of the largest game reserves in South Africa.
- The Madikwe Game Reserve is home to a rich diversity of vegetation which ensures a broad range of game.
- Madikwe offers ideal game viewing opportunities.
- Malaria free.
- Home to lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, buffalo.
- Madikwe comprises 751 km² of pristine bushland.
- The park is north of the small town Groot-Marico on the Botswana frontier in the North-West Province of South Africa.
- Madikwe is the fifth biggest reserve in South Africa.
- The landscape is characterised by open grasslands and bushveld plains with rocky outcrops and single mountains.
- Home to first African wildlife species such as lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, both white and black rhino along with almost all the plains antelope species.
- The climate is mild to hot, but winter nights can be cold.
- Over 356 species of birds in the reserve.
- Madikwe is the only place in Africa where Springbok and Kalahari Gemsbok meet naturally.
The reserve is currently the fifth largest game reserve in South Africa. The park is now 681 km² by itself, and 751 km², including the incorporated privately owned land. The landscape is made up of open grasslands and bushveld plains and rocky outcrops.
Special to the reserve is its unique location on the edges of the Kalahari. It is here where some rare species occur naturally. The climate is mild to hot, but winter nights can be cold. Over 357 species of birds have been recorded at the reserve. It is the only place in Africa where Springbok and Kalahari Gemsbok meet naturally.