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Just three to four hours drive away (or 45 minutes fly-in) from Johannesburg you will find the Madikwe Game Reserve.

The Madikwe 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 Lodges in Madikwe within our portfolio are graded 4 and 5 stars and offer excellent service, luxury and relaxation. Madikwe is a favorite amongst the team here at Uyaphi.com and for good reason, the reserve is spectacular and the Madikwe lodges are of World class standards.

To see exactly where each lodge is located within the Reserve, click her for our Madikwe lodge map.

Lodges In Madikwe


Jamala Madikwe

Jamala Madikwe
From ZAR 8300.00 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.

Jaci's Safari Lodge

Jaci's Safari Lodge
From ZAR 3695.00 pp
Jaci's Safari Lodge blends into its surrounds, encompassing a magnificent main area built around an ancient termite mound, only 10 tented Suites, all built with shaggy thatched roofs, canvas walls & large windows.

Jaci's Tree Lodge

Jaci's Tree Lodge
From ZAR 3695.00 pp
Jaci's Tree Lodge is the more intimate one of the two Jaci offerings, hidden perfectly in a natural forest whilst offer up luxury and the end of each raised wooden walkway. Eight stunningly appointed suites await all that visit Tree Lodge.

Impodimo Game Lodge

Impodimo Game Lodge
From ZAR 3630.00 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.

Tuningi Safari Lodge

Tuningi Safari Lodge
From ZAR 4800.00 pp
Tuningi Safari Lodge is found in the heart of the "Big 5 and Malaria Free" Madikwe Reserve. Tuningi is renowned for her exclusive accommodation in six spacious suites (two of which are family suites). Accommodation aside the lodge of up remarkable safari experiences for all.

Mateya Safari Lodge

Mateya Safari Lodge
From ZAR 11000.00 pp
Mateya Safari Lodge, perfectly located in the breathtaking Malaria free Madikwe, guarantees to possibly be amongst the best game lodges available today and without question one of the most outstanding lodges within Southern Africa.

Motswiri Safari Lodge

Motswiri Safari Lodge
From ZAR 3800.00 pp
Motswiri offers guests some of the finest views and service levels in the Madikwe Game Reserve. The bush villas are large and luxurious with views out onto a small watering hole and the surrounding bushveld. This small and intimate 5 star safari lodge deep in the Madikwe bush is a must.

Buffalo Ridge Safari Lodge

Buffalo Ridge Safari Lodge
From ZAR 3185.00 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.

Molori Safari Lodge

Molori Safari Lodge
From ZAR 12650.00 pp
Catering to the well-heeled, discerning traveler looking for complete seclusion, relaxation along with a authentic link to their local surrounds, Molori Safari Lodge is definitely not your average safari lodge in South Africa or the Madikwe Reserve.

Tau Game Lodge

Tau Game Lodge
From ZAR 2950.00 pp
Tau Game Lodge on the far northern border of South Africa lies a beautiful area known as the Madikwe and it is in this spectacular setting, in Malaria free Game Reserve, that Tau Game Lodge is situated with wildlife around every corner.

Thakadu River Camp

Thakadu River Camp
From ZAR 2620.00 pp
Thakadu River Camp is situated within a riverine forest that offers one of the best in-house birding experiences within the Reserve. Thakadu is the perfect getaway with friends or family with only twelve tented suites available, four of which are family units (perfect for those family safari getaways).

Madikwe Hills Game Lodge

Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge
From ZAR 6100.00 pp
Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge is perfectly positioned within the centre of Madikwe, this is a huge game drive advantage when staying here. Accommodation is up there with the most exclusive and luxurious lodge in the Reserve, Madikwe Hills offers it all and more.

Makanyane Safari Lodge

Makanyane Safari Lodge
From ZAR 6100.00 pp
Makanyane Safari Lodge is definitely those those who are looking for the ultimate in not only luxury but also in experiences. Makanyane offers everything from sleeping under the African stars to fine dining cuisine and wining to a spectacular spa for those lucky enough to stay here.

Rhulani Safari Lodge

Rhulani Safari Lodge
From ZAR 4300.00 pp
From the moment you arrive at Rhulani your safari adventure begins with friendly staff, comfortable suites and amazing wildlife sighting from the lodge or on a game drive. Peace and tranquility is part and parcel of life here deep in the African bushveld surrounding by wildlife.

Madikwe Safari Lodge

Madikwe Safari Lodge
From ZAR 6100.00 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 South African wines.

Madikwe River Lodge

Madikwe River Lodge
From ZAR 3260.00 pp
Madikwe River Lodge has 16 split-level thatched chalets providing very comfortable accommodation in the cool tranquility of a riverine forest, the individually decorated chalets create an African feel deep in the Madikwe Game Reserve bushveld.

Etali Safari Lodge

Etali Safari Lodge
From ZAR 6375.00 pp
Etali Safari Lodge in the heart of the spectacular Madikwe Reserve, embraced by pristine bushveld nurtured by Mother Africa's rich red soil, the Lodge rises to meet you with lavish hospitality, one of the more popular Madikwe Safari Lodges.

  • Madikwe Wilddog Photos

  • Madikwe Wilddog Photos
  • To be honest, going on a game driving and getting the chance to see African Wilddogs is not a everyday occurrence, in fact this a rare experience no matter where you are. This is where the Madikwe comes into play, although it is never a guarantee that one will see them, Madikwe does offer one of the better chances.
  • Madikwe Wildlife Photos

  • Madikwe Wildlife Photos
  • All photos and pictures have been taken from a safari vehicle whilst staying at numerous lodges within the game Reserve itself. The Madikwe is truely a wildlife destination that can compete with the very best that Southern Africa has to offer and to top it all off the Reserve is "family Friendly" and "Malaria Free".
  • Madikwe Scenery Photos

  • Madikwe Scenery Photos
  • Over the course of the last few years we have had to opportunity to visit this amazing game reserve in the North west region of South Africa. One of the many striking features of the Madikwe Reserve are her vistas (other than of course her birdlife and wildlife), different to anything else that South Africa has to offer.
  • Madikwe Bird Photos

  • Madikwe Bird Photos
  • If there is one thing that the Madikwe Game Reserve has plenty of, and that is birds. As many as 360 species of these little fellows have been spotted in the Game Reserve to date, and that is a number that is spectacular no matter how you look at it. Looking for birds, then seriously consider the Madikwe.
  • Madikwe Elephant Photos

  • Madikwe Elephant Photos
  • The African Elephants stands as a proud member of Afric's "Big 5" and in the Madikwe Game Reserve there is no shortage of these incredible animals. With a population of over 900 counted in the last census the Madikwe is the destination for those who are in the need to photograph these highly intelligent mammals.