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Madikwe Family Safari Lodges

Visit in summer and laze on the pool deck with a chilled chardonnay. Or join us on a winter safari and retire to the library with a cognac. Stoke the fire in your suite and gaze out at the stars before drifting away with vivid images of unrestricted close encounters with Africa's big game..

Impodimo Game Lodge Room


Jaci's is situated at an ideal spot overlooking an established and well used water hole, under a grove of Tamboti trees, on the edge of the Marico River. This lodges makes up the other half of the child friendly Jacis Lodges.

Jaci's Safari Lodges Pool


Eight "Tree Houses", each encompasses a giant Tamboetie or Leadwood Tree. Constructed amongst the Riverine forest, these spacious “Tree Houses” – built utilizing a combination of rosewood, thatch and stacking doors - the forest surrounds are invited in, to compliment your stay with us.

Jaci's Tree Lodge Exterior


Traversing over 75,000 hectares of true, untamed Africa and set in magnificent koppies amongst boulders, Madikwe Hills gently ebbs to the pulse of Africa’s drumbeat – The luxurious suites are ingeniously placed amongst the boulders. Children of all ages are most welcome and are accommodated with their own game activities and where needed, Nannies can be arranged to baby sit.

Madikwe Hills


A new luxurious and exclusive safari lodge, Makanyane is situated on private land within the magnificent 75,000 hectare malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve - home to the Big 5 and a myriad of other animal and bird species. Makanyane, which lies hidden in lush riverside forest, offers unforgettable wildlife experiences, exquisite accommodation and cuisine as well as outstanding personal service.

Madikwe Safari Lodge Exterior


The lodge, hidden in the bush is an exclusive lodge offering a maximum of 10 guests an ultimate bush experience.
The lodge offers some of the best views in Madikwe as well as the feeling of tranquility given by the mature trees (mostly leadwoods) under which the main building and 5 luxury bush villas nestle. Motswiri offers an intimate homely setting offering complete privacy.

Motswiri Private Safari Lodge Pool


Water cascades gently into the meandering rock pool around which you will find ample sun or shade provided by beautiful old Marula trees, an ideal spot for quiet contemplation. Indoors and outdoors merge effortlessly at Rhulani, ensuring you magnificent views of the bush. Sit and meditate awhile; your comfort is assured as you relax surrounded by earthy rich African colour and our warm hospitality.

Rhulani Safari Lodge Exterior


Along the Marico river lies a piece of Eden. Where the animal kingdom lives united, against the uncontested authority of the Big Five. Where the horizon is immortalised by the palette of the sun and Africa draws her breath. The Madikwe Game Reserve. Heralded as the boutique reserve in South Africa, this 76,500 hectares of malaria-free bushveld is easily accessed by daily flight or road charter [three and a half hours from Johannesburg]. This is Africa, as originally intended.

Royal Madikwe Dining Area


Thakadu River Camp is set within the ravine canopy along the banks of the Marico River and comprises twelve tented suites, each with their own viewing deck overlooking the Marico River. The tents are large and spacious and are wonderfully decorated and appointed.

Thakadu River Camp Pool


This private and exclusive lodge offers both local and international guests a superior product enhanced by an impressive Big 5 safari experience. The theme of the décor is ‘Colonial African chic’ and the main thatched lodge offers a sumptuous lounge, a spacious dining room and a well-stocked bar with an impressive rim flow pool that overlooks a watering hole, all interlinked by a sweeping wooden deck that leads to the boma area.

Tuningi Safari Lodge Bathroom


Morukuru is situated in the Madikwe Game reserve which is located in the North West Province of South Africa. It spans over 75000 hectares offering guests a premier safari and wildlife destination. It is a malaria-free reserve and one of the biggest game reserves in South Africa. It can be found between the Botswana border and the area made famous by the South African writer Herman Charles Bosman called the Groot Marico. Suited to guests or small groups of friends and family.

Morukuru Exterior