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Madikwe River Lodge

Madikwe River Lodge offers comfortable accommodation in sixteen secluded split-level thatched chalets set in the cool tranquility of a riverside forest. Each chalet is individually decorated to create a rich African feel.

Situated in the heart of the malaria free Madikwe Game Reserve just four hours drive from Johannesburg, Madikwe River Lodge is the perfect venue for both groups and private guests.

Total number of rooms: 16 chalets
Type of accommodation: Thatched chalets
Child Policy: Child friendly
Prices from: R 2 460.00 per person sharing
Main features: Outdoor catering
  Bush weddings
  Family rooms

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About the Lodge

Situated in the heart of the malaria free Madikwe Game Reserve just four hours drive from Johannesburg, Madikwe River Lodge is the perfect venue for both groups and private guests. Surrounded by 75 000 hectares of African sand veld, this luxury lodge is ideally positioned on the Groot Marico River, and is home to the Big Five, wild dog, cheetah and vast open spaces.

Surrounded by 75 000 hectares of malaria-free African sand veld, this luxury lodge is ideally positioned on the Groot Marico River in the heart of Madikwe Game Reserve. The experienced game rangers generously share their intimate knowledge of the bush as you venture on your many safari rides or game walks. Discover the mystery of the acacia bushveld, enjoy a myriad of bird life and experience the thrill of observing the majestic "Big Five" in their natural habitat.

At Madikwe River Lodge, the African Adventure is both rewarding and relaxing and combines the ruggedness of nature with luxury and comfort.

Accommodation

Madikwe River Lodge offers comfortable accommodation in sixteen secluded split-level thatched chalets set in the cool tranquility of a riverside forest. Each chalet is individually decorated to create a rich African feel, and offer an en-suite bathroom and shower with a full range of guest amenities, air-conditioning, complimentary tea and coffee making facilities, and a private wooden viewing deck overlooking the river. Luxury Suite features include a separate lounge area and an outside shower.

Child Friendly

Madikwe River Lodge is a child-friendly establishment, and offers six family rooms, with twin beds and an additional sleeper couch. Cots are available on request.

 

 



Madikwe River Lodge Rates

  Valid: 01 Sep 2016 to 30 March 2017
  SADEC Rate Rack Rate
Per person sharing R 2 460 R 4 100
Per single person R 3 200 R 5 330

All rates are quoted per person per night.
Children under 0 - 5yrs stay free of charge when sharing with two full paying adults
Rate Includes: Accommodation, Three meals daily, Two game drives daily, game drive refreshments, afternoon high tea, teas and coffees, complimentary in room tea butler, TOMSA Levy, Vat @ 14%
Rate Excludes: Gate Entry Fees – R160 per adult and R65.00 per child, Drinks, Curio Shop purchases
Rates are subject to block out dates over public and school holidays.
Minimum stay of 2 nights over weekends.

Facilities

Facilities

Facilities and activities at Madikwe River Lodge include 24 hour security (the lodge is surrounded by an electric fence), a beautiful swimming pool with sun deck at the main lodge, a rock pool, and a curio shop. The lodge also offers a complimentary laundry service to its guests, as well as a babysitting service.

Game Viewing

Game viewing, however, is Madikwe's main activity, and the reserve is the fourth largest game reserve in South Africa and boasts the second largest Elephant population. Game Drives and Bush Walks are conducted daily by our excellent rangers, and although children under the age of 8 years are not permitted on the standard game drives, specialized Children's Drives are offered.

Dining

Outdoor catering is a main part of life at Madikwe River Lodge, and, weather permitting, meals are usually served outdoors. Dinner is served in our Island Boma or in the lodge dining room, lunch is served on the main lodge deck, whilst breakfast is served in the dining room or outdoor deck. The summer months allow for the added experience of Bush Dinners, which can be arranged on request.

Regrettably, children under the age of 8 years are not permitted at all outdoor dining venues, however provision is made for children's meals in the main dining room

Conferences

Madikwe's convenient location, only 3 and a half hours from Gauteng and a mere 45 minutes by aircraft, has ensured its popularity not only as a conference venue, but also as an ideal incentive group destination and package tour combination. Here, excellent service, superb facilities and the spectacular bush setting all go hand-in-hand to create a unique location for any conference.

Conference facilities for: 32 delegates
Unique Group Activities: Bush Dinners · Boma Dinners · Team Building Exercises

Weddings

Exclusive bush weddings are coordinated together with the bridal couple.

 

 

 


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Vehicle Transfers

Transfers can be arranged from within South Africa and from Botswana.
These can be booked through us.

Flights

There is a scheduled Federal Air flight that flies in and out of the Reserve daily. Should you wish to charter a plane to suit your own time frame this can be arranged through Madikwe Charters.

Self Drive

  • From Johannesburg(Jhb) International Airport follow the R21, north, to Pretoria (Tshwane) through Kempton Park.
  • After +- 40 km follow N1 north to, Pretoria (Tshwane), Pietersburg (Polokwane).
  • From the N1, +- 12 km, take N4 west into Pretoria (Tshwane), to Rustenburg or Hartebeespoort/dam.
  • Follow the N4 through Pretoria, +- 60 km to Hartebeespoort/dam.
  • From Hartebeespoort, follow N4 to Rustenburg for about +- 30km, go on the R556 to Sun City. +- 94 km to Sun City.
  • Pass Sun City’s entrance (on your right hand side).
  • Pass the Sun Village garage and shopping centre. (It is recommended that you fill up with fuel at the Sun Village garage.
  • +- 5 km from Sun Village turn right at the T junction towards Derdepoort.
  • +- 10 km further turn left towards Bapong.
  • Carry on straight on this road for +- 40 km. ( Do not turn off at the Madikwe Hospital sign!)
  • At the second 4 way stop turn right to Derdepoort.
  • +-30 km gravel road starts at the Dwarsberg about 15km after that turn right towards Derdeport.
  • After about 40km you will get a 4 way stop turn left to the gate.

 


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