Mateya Return Fly In Package
5 Days in South Africa
Overview

If you’re searching for that rare and unforgettable safari experience, offering a luxurious destination within breathtaking natural surroundings, then welcome to Mateya. The Mateya Safari Lodge is one of the most prestigious lodges of its kind in the world and certainly one of the most exclusive in Southern Africa. Located in the spectacular 75,000 hectare Madikwe Game Reserve, Mateya is the ultimate compliment of exquisite architectural design and comfort enhanced by the splendor of a pristine African setting.

Mateya is designed for the discerning traveler, offering a graceful fusion of relaxed comfort in a beautiful setting. The lodge caters for a maximum of ten guests. As such, you are assured exclusivity, privacy and the very highest standards of personal care and attention at all times.

Highlights
  • Adventure
  • Big 5
  • Gourmet
  • Relaxation
  • Wildlife
  • Wine
Inclusions
  • Accommodation
  • All meals
  • Teas and coffees
  • Game drives
  • Bush walks
  • Local drinks and house wines
  • Laundry service
  • Internet access
  • Entrance Fees and landing fees 
  • Transfers to and from Madikwe Airstrip
Location

Madikwe Game Reserve

Day to day itinerary
  • Day 1Arrival Day
  • Day 2Day 2 - Game Drive
  • Day 3Day 3 - Game Drive
  • Day 4Day 4 - Game Drive
  • Day 5Departure Day
  • Day 1
    Arrival Day
    Mateya Return Fly In Package

    The aircraft will depart from Johannesburg's OR Tambo Airport. The flight should take 1-2 hours landing in Madikwe Game Reserve. An open aired land cruiser will pick you up from the airstrip and take you to the lodge. 

    On arrival at Mateya Lodge, you will get a brief camp orientation and then checked into your room. There is time to freshen up and enjoy a light snack before you set off on a sunset safari drive in the Madikwe Game Reserve. Safari drives in Madikwe will be accompanied by a ranger or guide who have a comprehensive knowledge of all flora and fauna found in Madikwe. They are all very passionate people who have a special ability to teach you about nature. You arrive back at the lodge as the sun is almost completely gone and you can sip on a refreshing drink or coffee at the lodge dining area before sitting down to dinner. Dinner is served. After dinner, spend some time around the fire sharing stories of the day before retiring to your room for a good night’s rest.

  • Day 2
    Day 2 - Game Drive
    Mateya Return Fly In Package

    Each morning will see you will get a wakeup call from your guide or camp manager and you have time to prepare for the day before making your way down to the dining area for tea and coffee served with biscuits.

    Your morning game drive will depart the lodge. You will have the opportunity to spot the Big 5 animals like Lion, Leopard, Rhino, Elephant and Buffalo, as well as an array of antelope and other wildlife animals on your morning safari drive. On your return to the lodge a hot breakfast awaits. During the day you may relax in the pool, on your viewing deck, enqiure about other activities (bush walks) that the lodge might offer. After high tea you set off again through on a sunset/night safari drive.

    Arriving back at the lodge you are treated to a traditional South African meal under the stars. This normally includes, chicken, beef and lamb grilled to perfection on an open fire or as a stew with salads, fresh bread rolls, soup of the day and a local desert. It’s been a long day and after dinner enjoy an early night’s rest in your air-conditioned chalet.

  • Day 3
    Day 3 - Game Drive
    Mateya Return Fly In Package

    Day 3 is typically a carbon copy of Day 2, you will just have ticked off some more species on your quest to spot the Big Five and more.

  • Day 4
    Day 4 - Game Drive
    Mateya Return Fly In Package

    Day 4 is typically a carbon copy of Day 3, you will just have ticked off some more species on your quest to spot the Big Five and more.

  • Day 5
    Departure Day
    Mateya Return Fly In Package

    Today your safari trip comes to an end. However, there is still an exciting morning safari game drive planned. You will get a wakeup call from your guide and make your way down to the dining area for tea and coffee which will be served with biscuits before departing on your morning adventure. You will have the opportunity to spot animals that have eluded you thus far. Arriving back at the camp after the safari drive, you enjoy breakfast then check-out from your rooms.

    You will then depart for the airstrip where you wil catch a flight baxk to Johannesburg ORT International Airport.

Tour Rates
DatesRates From
01 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023$874

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently

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