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Madikwe Safari Lodge

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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Lawson4312578 Johannesburg, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wish we could've stayed for longer! Our family absolutely loved Madikwe Safari Lodge. What an experience and adventure. The staff could not do enough for us. and the kids were always entertained. Our ranger, Michael, was fantastic, and had such interesting facts and stories to tell about the animals. The rooms were also lovely. Already planning our next trip!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a perfect end to our South African holiday. We had such a great time at the Lodge. The food and presentation was wonderful. The staff were very attentive. Elaine was always checking up on us and other guests. The sommelier introduced us to some great wines, I have a better appreciation for South African wines. Keba and Ruth would... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic experience. I am not much of an animal lover but madikwe changed everything for me. As you enter wild animals are crossing your path elephants, zebra, impala, and several others. Tents that are air-conditioned, msssages right in the open jungle and yet private, safari where you stop in the middle of the jungle and have wine, looking at the... More

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Durant, Oklahoma
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have never been on a real safari. My only wildlife experience is zoo and country life. We literally searched for and found a lion and drove right up next to it. We were less than 10 feet away with no fence or anything between us. Also while eating at the lodge we sat with a breathing taking view of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first trip to South Africa and our first safari for my 50th birthday. The trip from beginning to end was amazing. Madikwe's facilities were beautiful and private. The Lodge's staff were exceptional - I've never experienced such the attention they pay to details and remember everyone's names and likes and dislikes. Our guide Martin was perhaps the... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Great place to visit. I will definitely come back with my family. .Home to the big 5. . Excellent facilities. Staff are friendly and always willing to go the extra mile. Game rangers always ready to share information and their experiences..

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Tucson, AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

This was my first trip to Africa, and while checking out various websites, I came across some package deals for MORE hotels. I got in touch with their travel adviser, Andrea and she was extremely helpful and patient with helping to plan out my entire holiday, even with regards to properties that were not part of the MORE group. Every... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

The lodge, the Staff, the rooms, the food, were all absolutely wonderful! The Ranger, (Andre) and all the game drives were unbelievable! 5 stars all the way. We saw loads of animals--all except the leopard. We watched a herd of Elephants parade by our room one afternoon and Giraffe the next day. Andre was great and was so knowledgeable. We... More

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Manama, Bahrain
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7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Where to start with? Our stay at Madikwe Safari lodge was a wonderful experience. The staff was ALWAYS very friendly, very helpful and they make you feel part of the whole experience. The Suite was very comfortable, with daily sweet little notes left from the housekeeping team. Breakfast was just great! Fresh fruits, salmon, cheese, fresh orange juice, à la... More

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We had an amazing time in Madikwe Safari Lodge. We stayed at Kopano lodge. The staff was so friendly with a very personal touch. You really felt at home. The food was lovely, especially breakfast was great. Lots of fresh fruit, an hot a la carte menu and other things to choose from. On our last evening we were the... 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*
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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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