Madikwe River Lodge

  • 3 star
  • All Children
  • No
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • 16
  • Includes 2
  • All Meals
  • Yes
  • The lodge offers comfortable accommodation in sixteen secluded split-level thatched chalets set in the cool tranquility of a riverine forest.

  • "Madikwe River lodge, while one of the few 3 star lodged in Madikwe, always give you the 5-star treatment when staying there."

About 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.

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.

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.

Lodge 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.
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.

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 co-ordinated together with the bridal couple to add treasured and unique memory's to that most special of occassions.

Room Types

Standard Room, Suites and Family Rooms

PPS/ NIGHT
From
R 2 460

The accommodation At Madikwe River Lodge is spacious with all en-suite double and twin chalets available. Family chalets are available and feature twin beds with an additional sleeper couch. Cots are available on request.
The interiors are individually decorated in a rich African style while the en-suite bathrooms are fitted with showers. Each chalet features a full range of guest amenities in the en-suite bathroom, ceiling fans and tea and coffee making facilities.

DOUBLE ROOMS
Bedroom leading onto a private balcony with views overlooking the Groot Marico River. En-suite bathrooms with showers and a range of customised toiletries.
FAMILY ROOMS
Bedroom leading onto a private balcony with views overlooking the Groot Marico River. En-suite bathrooms with showers and a range of customised toiletries.
LUXURY SUITE
One luxury suite with a separate lounge area leading onto private balcony with views over looking the Groot Marico River. En-suite bathroom with shower guest amenities and an outside shower.
TWIN ROOMS
Bedroom leading onto a private balcony with views overlooking the Groot Marico River. En-suite bathrooms with showers and a range of customised toiletries.

Suites Features
  • Separate lounge area
  • Private balcony overlooking the Groot Marico River
  • En-suite bathroom with shower guest amenities
  • Ceiling fan in bedroom
  • Outside shower
  • Hairdryers
  • Airconditioning (Heating & Cooling)
  • Complimentary tea and coffee making facilities
  • Mini Bar
Standard Room Features
  • En-suite bathrooms with showers
  • Range of customised toiletries
  • Ceiling fan in bedroom
  • Hairdryers
  • Complimentary tea and coffee making facilities
  • Mini Bar
  • 24 Hour reception services
  • 24 Hour security
  • Baby Sitting Facilities
  • Boma Dinners
  • Bush Dinners
  • Laundry service
  • Curio shop
  • Full bar service
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  • Lodge is surrounded by an electric fence
  • Main lodge swimming pool with sun deck Rock Pool
  • Private airstrip
  • Private viewing decks in each room
  • Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Diners Club accepted

Conferencing

Informal Conference facilities are available at the Madikwe River Lodge, with a total of 3 venues on offer. With ample, luxury accommodation options, a world-class restaurant and stunning surrounds, the Madikwe River Lodge is the ideal location for an executive meeting or conference.

The details of the Conference venues at the lodge are:

  • Schoolroom (Loft) – Maximum 8 pax – Length 15m – Width 15m – Height 4m
  • Schoolroom (Outside) – Maximum 25 pax – Length 30m – Width 20m – Height 4m
  • Banquet (Outside) – Maximum 25 pax – Length 30m – Width 20m – Height 4m

The lodge also offer the following equipment for conference delegates:

  • Flipchart/stand and pens
  • Conference Stationery i.e. pads and pens
  • Screen
  • TV and Video (NOT DVD)
  • Outside tea and coffee
  • Pre assembly foyer