Just three to four hours drive away (or 45 minutes fly-in) from Johannesburg you will find the Madikwe Game Reserve.
It offers "Big 5" game viewing as well as the rare African wild dog with the benefit of being malaria free. This is the perfect wildlife location not only for families but also those who are looking for the very best in wildlife and birdlife.
All the Madikwe Lodges in our portfolio are graded 4 and 5 star and offer excellent service, luxury and relaxation. Madikwe is a favourite amongst the team here at Uyaphi and for good reason, the reserve is spectacular.
From R 6 150.00 pp
Owner run as well as managed, Jamala Madikwe Royal Safari Lodge provides a personal bush encounter, in which personalized service along with attention to fine detail are definitely the cornerstones of each and every waking moment.
From R 6 000.00 pp
Mateya Safari Lodge, perfectly located in the breathtaking Malaria free Madikwe, guarantees to possibly be amongst the best game lodges available today and definitely just about the most outstanding within South Africa.
From R 2 500.00 pp
The main Lodge area at Impodimo Game Lodge offers a rustic African feel, yet with all the comforts surrounding you, there is a lounge area with comfortable lounge suites where one is able to put your legs up read a book and just relax.
From R 2 995.00 pp
Jaci's Safari Lodge blends into its surroundings, encompassing a magnificent main area built around an ancient termite mound, featuring only 10 tented Suites, all built with shaggy thatched roofs, canvas walls and large tented windows.
From R 3 100.00 pp
Buffalo Ridge Safari Lodge is the first wholly owned, Community based Safari Lodge in South Africa, the concept is unique as the community owns the development, with substantial benefits going back to the community.
From R 3 020.00 pp
With its earthy plastered walls, Madikwe Safari Lodge appears to grow out of the rust-red African setting like a gigantic termite mound, offering Southern African cuisine is complimented and world-class local wines.
From R 2 310.00 pp
Madikwe River Lodge has 16 split-level thatched chalets providing very comfortable accommodation in the cool tranquillity of a riverine forest, the individually decorated chalets create an African feel in the Madikwe bush.
The Madikwe Game Reserve, bordering Botswana and near Gaborone, is just three and a half hours' drive from Johannesburg is now one of South Africa's prime safari destinations. The Madikwe is home to 66 large mammal species including the Big Five and wild-dog and approximately 300 resident and migrant bird species. It is the perfect "Big 5" safari destinations for families.