Set in 75,000 hectares of vast open bushland, the malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve is a diverse landscape of rocky hill ranges, woodlands and wide open grasslands. In this rich biodiversity of wildlife and vegetation, Madikwe Safari Lodge is home to a trio of stunning lodges designed to blend in with the earth natural surroundings. Sister to Lion Sands Game Reserve, you can expect warm savannah colours, rustic wooden furniture, open-plan rooms and authentic African artefacts. You’ll be invited to join morning and afternoon game drives in an open-sided 4x4 safari vehicle. Accompanied by a driver and an expert ranger, you’ll enjoy an authentic game drive experience and view some of Africa’s most spectacular wildlife including the endangered African wild dog and the Big Five as well as up to 350 bird species.

There are also late morning family game drives available at Lelapa Lodge, the dedicated family lodge where there’s an amazing Eco House with plenty of children’s activities including bush tracking, painting and pizza making. For an intimate getaway, Kopano Lodge is an exceptionally private retreat with fine dining, spa therapists and indulgent private viewing decks and plunge pools. With views over the vast open plains below, Dithaba Lodge is an exclusive four-suite mountain lodge – perfect for larger groups of friends and families who want the ultimate luxury, tailored safari experience.

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