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5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Madikwe Game Reserve, Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent four days at Madikwe Safari Lodge with our three kids ages 9 to 13. It was a spectacular experience. The place is gorgeous, the accommodations luxurious, the service impeccable and the food superb. All details are taken care off from the beginning to the end. We were always greeted with a smile by all staff and they were... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited this property twice in the last 3 years. Both times were absolutely amazing. The rooms/huts were well appointed and extremely comfortable. The Rangers and Trackers who accompanied/led our daily drives through the bush were friendly, professional and extremely knowledgeable of the plant, bird and animal life throughout the reserve. Our most recent Ranger, Daniel (can't remember his... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having come from a different safari park to the Madikwe Safari Lodge (specifically the Diththaba) we realized there's great hotels, and then there are places like this. Everything is on the next level. The safari lodge is comprised of 3 different areas, there is one on the bottom of the hill with 4 rooms, then there is the family-oriented section... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived to the moment we left we were absolutely amazed at what we saw and experienced. The thing that I liked best because everything is included in the price was that all you had to do was concentrate on what you'd would like to do. The food was exceptional and the staff went out of there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in Dithaba Lodge at Madikwe Safari Lodge in January and had an amazing experience all round. It's positioned so that you really feel you are part of nature, with outdoor decks with plunge pools and showers, very private and so peaceful. The welcome and care we got from the staff was lovely, so thank you especially to Rebecca... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We stayed in Lelapa lodge/Madikwe Safari Lodge for 3 nights and had a fantastic stay. We travelled with kids at 3 and 5 years and all staff were extremely friendly. The kids did some of the fun kiddy activities but also went on game drives. Food was delicious, rooms were spacious. We would highly recommend this lodge!!!

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Our whole safari experience was amazing, from the superb luxury accommodation, to the delicious, plentiful food, to the brilliant safaris with helpful, knowledgeable guides - our 87-year-old mother was on safari for the first time in her life and absolutely loved it. Our two grandsons, who were too young to come on the long safaris, were very well looked after... More 

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San Francisco, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We enjoyed a 3-night stay at the Lelapa camp at Madikwe Safari Lodge. Top notch service and beautifully appointed rooms with private plunge pool and outdoor shower. Rooms also have air-conditioning which was nice as it was the height of summer and nearly 35C (90+ fahrenheit). The meals were 5-star quality. JP was our ranger, and he had an infinite... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

From the moment we touched down on the airstrip in the middle of the Madikwe game reserve and picked up in a Jeep by our fantastic guide/head ranger "Jo" to the moment we had "wheels up" leaving three days later we had a magical and wonderful stay at Madikwe Safari Lodge. For those of you who stay at this lodge... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The best advice we were given was to fly in from Johannesburg rather than drive - you land in the reserve and don't have to worry about the long journey on less than ideal roads. The reserve has all the wildlife you could desire, we had a guide who knew every inch of the park and got us up close... More 

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Address: Madikwe Game Reserve, Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
Location: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Madikwe Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 20
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