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Madikwe River Lodge

Seasonal Rates Valid: to 23 December 2015
  Single Sharing 6-11 years 0-5 years
Standard Room R 3 720 R 2 860 na na
Standard Family room R 3 720 R 2 860 R 1 330 Free
Luxury room R 4 100 R 3 150 na na


  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • 2 Game drives per day including refreshments & snacks
  • Complimentary in room tea butler
  • Tourism levy and Vat


  • Reserve entrance fees of R 160 per Adult & R 65 per Child per stay
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned above
  • Items of personal nature

Subject to availability at time of booking.
Minimum 2 night stay

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.

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.


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 includes 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

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.


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


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


Exclusive bush weddings are co-coordinated together with the bridal couple.

Fauna and Flora

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.


Whatever your preference, there is bound to be an adventure to keep you happy. The North West is outdoors country, with a glorious climate & challenging adventure venues.

Birding Watching

For exciting and rare birding opportunities, visit our numerous birding venues. We guarantee many rewarding experiences. South Africa ranks as one of the top birding destinations in the world - the North West being no exception.

Qualified, armed rangers will accompany you on open Land Rover safaris. An abundance (350) of resident and migrant bird species can be found.

Game Viewing

The North West, for those drawn to the African wilderness, is a world of breathtaking scenery and endless African bush. Hectares of national parks, nature reserves and game farms stretch across our province. Wildlife enthusiasts will delight in the opportunities offered for self-drive game viewing, guided game drives and guided wilderness trails.

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