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  • 16 Comfortable Luxury Chalets
  • Madikwe Game Reserve
  • Exceptional Big Five viewing
  • Excellent rated by guests

Surrounded by 76 000 hectares of malaria-free African sand veld, the luxurious Madikwe River Lodge is on the Groot Marico River in the heart of game-rich Madikwe National Park of South Africa’s North West province. The experienced game rangers generously give their vast knowledge of the bush as guests venture on their exciting safari rides or game walks. Discover the mystery of the acacia bushveld, enjoy a myriad of birdlife and experience the thrill of observing the majestic Big Five in their natural habitat.

The lodge provides comfortable accommodation in secluded split-level thatched chalets set in the serene tranquillity of a riverine forest. Each cottage is individually decorated to create a luxurious African feel and offers an en-suite bathroom and shower with a full range of guest amenities, ceiling fans, 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.

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

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Big 5 game viewing;
  • Good value-for-money;
  • Novel rock pool;
  • Charming boma set;
  • Tribal dancing and singing;
  • Abundant birdlife.

Facilities

General

  • Boma Dinners
  • Bar
  • Viewing deck
  • Laundry service
  • Swimming pool
  • Curio shop
  • 24 Hour security
  • Babysitting facilities

Activities

Facilities and events at the lodge include 24-hour security (an electric fence surrounds the lodge), a beautiful outdoor swimming pool with sundeck at the main lodge, a rock pool, and a conferencing area. The camp also offers a complimentary laundry service to its guests, as well as a babysitting service.

Game viewing is the primary activity with the reserve being the fourth most abundant game reserve in South Africa boasting the second biggest elephant population. Game drives and walks are conducted daily by the Rangers, and specialised children’s rides are available.

  • Game Drives
  • Bush Walks
  • Swimming
  • Boma Dinners
  • Bird Watching
  • Game Viewing

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Rooms

Room type Features Rates
Deluxe River Chalet
Deluxe River Chalet
Deluxe River Chalet

Available: 9 Rooms

Unit Sleeps: 2

Check-in: From 1:00 PM

Check-out: To 10:00 AM

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Patio
  • Seating Area
  • Tea & Coffee
  • Shower
  • More

    FROM $512

    TO $551

    Per room per night (2 Adults) (FB)

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    Deluxe River Family Chalet
    Deluxe River Family Chalet
    Deluxe River Family Chalet

    Available: 15 Rooms

    Unit Sleeps: 2 adults/2 adults & 2 children

    Check-in: From 1:00 PM

    Check-out: To 10:00 AM

    Show Room Info
  • Air conditioning
  • Fan
  • Private balcony
  • Lounge area
  • Bar
  • Coffee/tea
  • Separate bath
  • En-suite
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Laundry service
  • Desk
  • Fridge
  • Telephone
  • More

    FROM $553

    TO $594

    Per room per night (2 Adults) (AI)

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    Luxury River Chalet
    Luxury River Chalet
    Luxury River Chalet

    Available: 1 Suite

    Unit Sleeps: 2 adults

    Check-in: From 1:00 PM

    Check-out: To 10:00 AM

    Show Room Info
  • Air conditioning
  • Fan
  • Private balcony
  • Lounge area
  • Bar
  • Coffee/tea
  • Separate bath
  • En-suite
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Laundry service
  • Desk
  • Fridge
  • Telephone
  • More

    FROM $562

    TO $648

    Per room per night (2 Adults) (FB)

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    Rates

    Rates

    Dates Room Type Board Basis Rate
    1 Apr 2024 - 31 Mar 2025 Deluxe River Chalet Per room per night (2 Adults) (FB) From $512
    1 Apr 2024 - 31 Mar 2025 Deluxe River Family Chalet Per room per night (2 Adults) (AI) From $553
    1 Apr 2024 - 31 Mar 2025 Luxury River Chalet Per room per night (2 Adults) (FB) From $562
    1 Apr 2024 - 31 Mar 2025 Luxury River Chalet Per room per night (2 Adults) (AI) From $602
    1 Apr 2025 - 31 Mar 2026 Deluxe River Chalet Per room per night (2 Adults) (FB) From $551
    1 Apr 2025 - 31 Mar 2026 Deluxe River Family Chalet Per room per night (2 Adults) (AI) From $594
    1 Apr 2025 - 31 Mar 2026 Luxury River Chalet Per room per night (2 Adults) (FB) From $604
    1 Apr 2025 - 31 Mar 2026 Luxury River Chalet Per room per night (2 Adults) (AI) From $648

    INCLUDED IN THE RATES

    The all­-inclusive rate per person per night includes:

    • All meals
    • Luxury accommodation
    • Twice-daily game drives
    • Laundry services
    • Swimming pool
    • Airport transfers
    • Game drive refreshments
    • Afternoon high tea, teas and coffees
    • Complimentary in room tea butler
    • TOMSA levy and VAT at 15%
    From $256 per person sharing
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