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Madikwe North & South Safari

  • Safari Information
  • - Departure; Daily
  • - Duration; 6 Days / 5 Nights
  • - Lodging; Safari Lodges
  • - Group Size; Minimum 1
  • - Note: Travel insurance is compulsory for all safaris
Days 1 - 3: Northern Madikwe Region
- On arrival at O.R. Tambo International Airport and pick up your rental car. and self drive to the Madikwe Game Reserve.
- (Depending on flight arival times, a night in Johannesburg might be recommended).
- Madikwe Game Reserve is ± 4 hours (traveling at speed limits, no sight seeing) from the Airport on well maintained national roads (Tar and dirt roads).
- Arrive at Jaci's Safari Lodge and should time allow depart on a late afternoon game drive.
- The next few days are spent viewing, photographing and experiencing the wonders of the Northern Madikwe Game Reserve ecosystems.
- Jaci's Safari Lodge Highlights;
-     Two game drives a day
-     Big 5 as well as Wilddog, Cheetahand both Spotted & Brown Hyena
-     Malaria Free
-     66 large mammal species
-     300 resident and migrant bird species
-     Fully equipped gym
-     Kiddies play area
-     Swimming Pool
-     Spa treatments (optional)
- Distance; O.R Tambo Interbational Airport to Madikwe = 309km
- Accommodation offerings; Jaci's Safari Lodge

Days 4 - 5: Southern Madikwe Region
- After your breakfast, self drive through the reserve in a southerly direction as the ecosystems around you change..
- Estimated traveling time from Jaci's to Impodimo: ± 1 hour (depending on the wildlife sightings along the way).
- Check into Impodimo Game Lodge in time for lunch, followed by a siesta time and a late afternoon game drive.
- The next few days are spent viewing, photographing and experiencing the wonders of the Welgevonden Private Game Reserve.
- Impodimo Game Lodge Highlights;
-     Two game drives a day
-     Feature swimming pool
-     Library
-     Outdoor dining area (Boma & pool Lapa)
-     Wine cellar
-     Bush dinner venue
-     In-room spa treatments (optional)
- Distance; Madikwe to Welgevonden = 67km
- Accommodation offerings; Impodimo Game Lodge

Day 6: Safari ends
- After your morning game drive and breakfast, depart for Johannesburg ± 4 to 5 hours (traveling at a leisurely pace).
- Distance; Southern Madikwe to O.R Tambo Interbational Airport = 232km
- Distance; 388km

  • Rates on Request, budget dependant
  • Per person sharing
  • Rates are in South African Rands
  • *Rates may vary according to season
  • Flights (return);
  • UK - RSA; from £ 611
  • USA - RSA; from $ 1390
  • EUR - RSA; from € 495
  • Subject to availability & T&C's

  • Safari Includes
  • - Accommodation based on budget
  • - Vehicle based on budget
  • - Meals as stated
  • - Activities as stated
  • Safari Excludes
  • - Activities not included in above itinerary
  • - Visas
  • - Insurance
  • - Local and International Flights
  • - Items of a personal nature
  • - Fuel costs
  • - Car Hire Insurance
  • - Gratuities

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  • Madikwe Map

  • Madikwe Map
  • A map of the Madikwe region with a comprehensive safari lodge listings portfolio. This is a great way orientate oneself as to where individual lodges are situated as well as where the reserve is in relation to Johannesburg, Pretoria, the Kruger National Park and even Cape Town. All the lodge list on this map are offered by us at
  • Madikwe Mammal List

  • Madikwe Mammal List
  • One of the best reserves in South Africa for photographic safaris! All thanks to the high population numbers of wildlife found within the reserve; 66 mammal species including 23 carnivore species Wild Dog, Lion, Leopard and Spotted and Brown Hyena as well as an amazing 26 species of snake (technically not a mammal but a special moment when one sees one).
  • Madikwe Bird List

  • Madikwe Bird List
  • For those interested in birding, Madikwe offers up a real treat in this department; 360 individual species have been recorded here from the large old Ostrich to incy wincy Finches and every conceivable size in between. For those with keen interests in ornithology, we can tailor-make a safari with a private guide who specialises in this area.
  • Madikwe Travel Info.

  • Madikwe Information
  • Madikwe is a real alternative wildlife option to the often crowded and overbooked Kruger National Park. Being Malaria free makes this the ideal destination for young families or those concerned about Malaria without having to sacrifice that typical African bushveld feel and more importantly wildlife sightings.
  • Getting to Madikwe

  • Getting to Madikwe
  • Daily air and road transfers operate between Johannesburg and the reserve, depending on your budget or interests we will advise on the best options. The fly-in option is the most popular as it adds 3 hours to your safari, the flight it-self is in the region of 60 minutes and lands at the main Madikwe tarred runway where a transfer to your private lodge awaits you.