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5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Madikwe Game Reserve, Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
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Madikwe Safari Lodge
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
majk2015 Copenhagen, Denmark
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Copenhagen, Denmark
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent safari experience at the Madikwe Safari Lodge. Beautiful lodge with kind and professional staff that made our stay a memorable one. Only the food experience may need some improvement. The meals were okay but nothing great. Overall I would recommend this lodge for an authenthic safari experience in the African savanna.

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Oslo
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every expectation was fullfilled in this safari lodge. As many others going on safari to madikwe we hoped to see wild dogs. It was sad to hear about how one of the families of these facinating predators had fallen appart. Our excellent guide gave us unforgettable wild life experiences.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We had a wonderful 3 nights in early December. Staff were brilliant and very attentive and Lucky, our guide, the best we have had. Saw lions, zebra, giraffe, rhinos, elephants and a large variety of deer etc..Wonderful elephant sights at the large waterhole just outside the main gate. .Food was excellent and great attention to detail by the owner. Treetop... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I stayed here for a short break on the 15th of November. The lodge is wonderful. One of the best I have stayed in Madikwe. The food was excellent. The best aspect of all was the game drives. The highlight of which was a wild dog sighting. Definitely a great place to stay.

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Burtonsville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

My family of five just returned home from the Madikwe Safari Lodge and we had an delightful experience! Without exception the staff was exemplary. Every meal was beautiful and delicious. Thanks to Margaret for her special service. Thula made spending $ in the gift shop fun. Our ranger Donald made every game drive an adventure, he is a wealth of... 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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