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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Madikwe National Park hosts different fauna and flora to the Kruger Park, e.g. brown hyena, shepherd’s trees, etc. We were graciously welcomed by the team upon our arrival at Kopano Lodge. This intimate lodge boasts beautiful décor, superb housekeeping and tasty meals. We loved our suite with its own deck and pool. The ingenious gym in a bag deserves a...

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3Thank Kardoesie
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2015

From the moment we landed at the airstrip, Madikwe Safari Lodge exceeded my expectations. The accommodation was excellent - spacious, clean and with a great view of elephants on their way to the water-hole! The staff were all very friendly and efficient. Service was excellent. Nothing seemed too much trouble and our ranger, Donald, was very knowledgeable. Food was plentiful...

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3Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 25 October 2015

recently spent a night at Lelapa - well run organised friendly relaxed lodge part of Madikwe Safari Lodge - one of 3 lodges - luxury great food staff are amazing and helpful - couldn't do enough for us - one of the few lodges that cater for kids and can accommodate a group (40+-) - a wedding a party a...

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2Thank Alan B
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Madikwe Safari Lodge provides high class and safe accommodation, high class and plentiful food and extremely competent and knowlegable rangers. We had a truly upfifting experience witnessing African wildlife at its best; we never felt unsafe - even when mere metres from lions feeding on a fresh kill and not even from hungry cheetahs or herds of elephant. Magnificent.

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2Thank Andrew C
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 22 October 2015

The most amazing experience for our family!!! A very quick trip from Australia to South Africa for only 6 nights and booked into Lelapa Lodge for 3days/2nights to do Safari. The most wonderful accommodation, staff, amenities, activities, food. Everything was included and organised so that our 3 kids (age 9,7,6yrs) were well looked after and experienced everything the game park...

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1Thank rozz s
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 14 October 2015

We recently spent 3 nights at this camp and cannot praise it enough. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff. The proximity to Johannesburg is a huge bonus- only 4 hours drive. The game viewing was excellent and our guide so well informed. Our room was very well appointed and huge. The food was excellent too. Highly recommend it!

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Rooms were extremely comfortable with huge amounts of space and each had a large verandah with comfortable chairs for relaxing and watching game in the immediate vicinity or elephants beyond making their way to a watering hole. I was woken as I dozed, following a busy morning on a drive, by a tree splitting as it was pushed over by...

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1Thank Liz B
Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Great experience Great People Great Food Great Animals I recommend for all people who wants to see the real big 5 in a short time For the game safari early in the morning ( in spring ) take a coat with you.

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Madikwe Safari lodge more than met our expectations. The staff were excellent, the food was wonderful, the rooms were extremely comfortable and our guide, Donald, was very knowledgeable and interesting. We had some amazing drives and saw a big variety of game.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Great experience, staff extremely friendly and dedicated. They are creative and gave us amazing experiences like outside diner with candles light. Great food and excellent place. The rooms have big windows, allowing the guests to see the savannah and animals walking around. The best way to get there is flying from Joannesburg and landing in in the reserve. The games...

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The rich red timbres of the African earth are reflected in the warm tones of Madikwe Safari Lodge. Cradled between rolling hills, overlooking game-filled plains intersected by the Marico River and framed by the Dwarsberg Hills, just 20 suites are clustered in three intimate camps. With circular fireplaces at the heart of every suite, and big glass doors to blur the boundary between inside and out, Madikwe embodies the warm, bold heart of this spectacularly rugged corner of Africa. Spacious wooden decks embrace inviting plunge pools, and book-filled shelves in quiet corners entice and captivate, while large pizza ovens add a fun twist to meal times. ... more   less 

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Address: Madikwe Game Reserve, Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Price Range: ₹ 68,473 - ₹ 1,64,715 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Madikwe Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 20
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