Madikwe is a prime wildlife reserve safari destination with a choice of excellent accommodation venues. Unique family friendly malaria-free Safari destination catering for all your holiday traveling needs.
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Madikwe Entry Fees

Once-off payment
Paid directly by clients
Gate Entry Fees
  - R180
per Adults per STAY
  - R 80  per Child  
Guest Conservation Contribution  (GCC)
  - ZAR150 per Adults per DAY
  - ZAR75 per Child
Guest Conservation Contribution  from 1.1. 2020 (GCC)
  - ZAR R165 per Adults per DAY
  - ZAR 82.50 per Child     
SUBJECT to change without notice,
Guests GCC are payable at the lodges and
will be added to guests' bills
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Once-off payment
Paid directly by clients
Flight Entry
  - R240 per Adult  
  - R150 per Child from   
SUBJECT to change without notice

What sets us Apart !

Ideal for family or small groups
Rich biodiversity of game
Large elephant population
Over 300 bird species
Effortless road and air access

With more than 20 game lodges - all of them with varying degrees of luxury and comfort, guests to this garden of Eden are spoiled for choice. Most lodges are 5-star, so expect to pay accordingly, but also be sure of a peerless experience. Home to the Big 5 Madikwe Game Reserve homes 66 large mammal species including the Big Five and approximately 300 resident and migrant bird species. It is one of South Africa's largest game reserves.

Madikwe Game Reserve is one of the few reserves in southern Africa which is malaria free. The reserve has been enclosed in a 150km perimeter fence that has been electrified to prevent the escape of elephant and the larger predators. Guests are taken on conducted day and night game drives or bush walks showcasing fascinating scenery.

Most Lodges are 5-star, so expect to pay accordingly. Madikwe is one of South Africa's largest game reserves and home to the Big 5. Madikwe is one of the few in southern Africa, which is malaria free. The reserve is enclosed in a 150km perimeter fence that has been electrified to prevent the escape of elephant and the larger predators.

  • Buffalo Ridge

    Buffalo Ridge

    Buffalo Ridge Safari Lodge is a five star lodge situated on a prime site in the west of the beautiful malaria free Madikwe Game Reserve in South Africa.
  • Etali Lodge

    Etali Lodge

    Out of the heart of the spectacular Madikwe, embraced by pristine bushveld, Etali Safari Lodge rises to meet you with lavish hospitality.
  • Impodimo Lodge

    Impodimo Lodge

    Impodimo features a magnificent pool which looks over an active water hole, during the day much is observed from the nearby viewing sala.
  • Jaci's Safari

    Jaci's Safari

    Jaci`s Safari Lodge masterfully blends into its surroundings, encompassing a magnificent main area built around an ancient termite mound.
  • Jaci's Tree

    Jaci's Tree

    Tree Houses, each encompassing a giant Tambotie or Leadwood Tree, constructed among the Riverine forest on stilts, up to 6m in the air.
  • Jamala Madikwe

    Jamala Madikwe

    Jamala Madikwe Royal Safari Lodge reflects a classic sense of style that is sufficiently robust to match the savage beauty that lies beyond the bushveld planes.
  • Madikwe Hills Lodge

    Madikwe Hills Lodge

    At the edge of the Marico River, under a grove of Tamboti and Marula trees alike, you will find yourself enchanted by a world of majestic beauty.
  • Madikwe River Lodge

    Madikwe River Lodge

    Madikwe River Lodge offers exclusive accommodation in sixteen secluded split-level thatched chalets set in the cool tranquility of a riverine forest.
  • Madikwe Safari Lodge

    Madikwe Safari Lodge

    The diverse geology and broad mix of habitats; exceptional field rangers; intimate accommodation with sweeping views over the game-filled plains.
  • Makanyane Safari Lodge

    Makanyane Safari Lodge

    Visit Makanyane Safari Lodge to experience the drama and mystery of Africa's vast natural history, exhilarating wildlife, ancient legends.
  • Mateya Safari Lodge

    Mateya Safari Lodge

    Mateya is designed for the discerning traveler, offering a graceful fusion of relaxed comfort in a beautiful setting and caters for ten guests.
  • Molori Safari Lodge

    Molori Safari Lodge

    The word “molori” means “to dream” in seTswana and captures the essence of the Lodge, arguably South Africa’s most luxurious game lodge.
  • Morukuru Game Lodge

    Morukuru Game Lodge

    Morukuru is a superb, exclusive use game lodge that is the epitome of extravagance and will fulfill your every need.
  • Mosetlha Bush Camp

    Mosetlha Bush Camp

    This family owned and run rustic and intimate, un-fenced bush camp is nestled at the very heart of the magnificent Madikwe.
  • Motswiri Private Lodge

    Motswiri Private Lodge

    Our Luxury Family Villa at the Lodge is a fully equipped unit that can be booked as a self-catering option or full board option.
  • Rhulani Lodge

    Rhulani Lodge

    The adventure begins the moment you arrive at Madikwe, a warm and wonderful welcome awaits you at the main lodge.
  • Royal Madikwe

    Royal Madikwe

    Royal Madikwe Lodge offers the perfect luxury destination for families and groups of friends wanting more than just space in a ordinary lodge.
  • Tau Game Lodge

    Tau Game Lodge

    Tau is a South African luxury safari lodge situated on the far northern border of South Africa, in malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve.
  • Thakadu River Camp

    Thakadu River Camp

    Thakadu River Camp is set within the riverine canopy along the banks of the Marico River and consists of 12 tented suites in the Game Reserve.
  • The Bush House Private Lodge

    The Bush House Private Lodge

    The Bush House is a private lodge in Madikwe Game Reserve. The lodge is an old farmhouse that's been transformed into a relaxing residence.
  • Tuningi Safari Lodge

    Tuningi Safari Lodge

    Tuningi is a stunning game lodge set in a valley in western section of Madikwe. Free standing thatched rooms that all have their own private decks.
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