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Jamala Madikwe is an intimate and elegant safari lodge located within the 75 000 HA malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve in South Africa's North West Province. Each of the five sumptuous and elegantly appointed suites offer private decks and rim-flow swimming pools. Madikwe is home to all of the Big 5 and most of Africa's top game species which includes a spectacular array of general game in addition to a very successful breeding program for the endangered wild dog.
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
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Madikwe Game Reserve via Molatedi Gate, Madikwe Game Reserve 2838 South Africa
Getting there
Sir Seretse Khama Intl Airport35 mi
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Madiqua is the ultimate experience. We are from SA originally and emigrated in 1985 We come back frequently and have travelled and experienced many Safaris. Here the owners: Rodney and Master Chef Manager Nico are hands on, present, fun and invested in every detail. The
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Response from nicoverster, General Manager at Jamala Madikwe
Responded yesterday
Dear Sunshine Thank you for this review. We are very grateful for the kind comments and particularly happy that we could make you part of the Jamala family. We look forward to having you stay with us again in the near future.
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We are very experienced safari goers and we had the most delightful and wonderful 4 nights at Jamala Madikwe in late January. We were recommended going there by The Luxury Safari Company who know us very well and they absolutely nailed it. It was intimate with only 5 villas ,
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Response from nicoverster, General Manager at Jamala Madikwe
Responded 6 days ago
Dear Departure Thank you so much for this kind review. We are truly delighted to have met and spent time with you in this most beautiful part of the world, Madikwe Game Reserve. I do hope we see you soon and have you visit with us again shortly. All the best from the entire Jamala Team
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The most amazing honeymoon location. Beautiful rooms, pool, people, spa and the food was the best we had in south africa! Unbelievable safari... we saw ALL animals except the leopard... just a good excuse to come back!!! Thank you so so much! We have already recommended to
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Responded 1 week ago
Dear Tash Im so delighted that we could make your honeymoon safari such an incredible experience. We hope to have you return in the future. All the best
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Loved this lodge , owners , staff and our guide JP. The attention to detail and passion for conservation made this a trip of a lifetime. Very limited guests - food was amazing and villas 5 stars. Highly recommend!
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Response from nicoverster, General Manager at Jamala Madikwe
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Barbara Thank you very much for this review. We are very happy to have this kind feedback and delighted in your comments and enjoyment of Jamala Madikwe. We look forward to your return in the future.
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Rodney Steyn and his team at Jamala make this a truly exceptional lodge from which to see the 'big five'. The accommodation is outstanding with quite extraordinary attention to detail. The lodge's position near a waterhole ensures that there is a constant procession of animals
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Response from nicoverster, General Manager at Jamala Madikwe
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Nomad Thank you for this review. We are delighted to have received all your kind comments. I will share tis with the team and we look forward to have you stay with us again.
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Thank you for your enquiry. Yes, a transfer with a driver taking three and a half hours from OR Tambo International is available. Car rental and self drive is also a easy options. Please contact us directly via our website for further information and directions. Kind regards Rodney - Jamala madikwe
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Hi kuzbara Thank you, yes we can accommodate most dietary needs. We do get fresh fish weekly and we can accommodate vegetarians.
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Hi January is a great time to visit as we are in rainy season and all the new born plains game babies have dropped, the park will be beautifully green. In terms of rain we have afternoon thundershowers lasting about 2 hours, normally this doesn't affect game drives but occasionally it can. The day time temperatures are high at 35-40 degrees C, a great time to spend in the private rim flow pool in your villa over looking the waterhole. Nov, Dec, January is our busiest time but with only 5 Villa's (10 guests) it is hardly every bustling at the lodge. A real sense of calm and peace still prevails. We hope to have you visit Jamala Madikwe in the future.
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Yes they are included in the rates
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Hi Helen Thank you for your note. You will be joining us on the 11th of November. It is a warm time of year so light weight clothing is advisable. Swimming costume, Sun glasses and hat are also a useful item to pack. Shorts and sandals are great for the day but suggest a light weight longs and closed shoes for the evening. It is normally not cold in November but again a light weight top can be useful. Generally accepted that muted colours are best but no rule in terms of that. Binoculars are great and will come in handy to study animals up close. The other suggestions is that you make sure you have packed your chargers for camera batteries and have some sun block on hand. We look forward to welcoming you here at Jamala Madikwe and please feel free to contact if you have any further questions. Kind regards Rodney
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"Take time to enjoy and embrace room time. Taking an outdoor shower with Giraffe and Elephant walking by is unforgettable "
"Wonderful villas"
"All a great but closer to watering hole will give you great sightings right from your room "
"All five rooms are identical—they’re all great"
"Request Villa 1 or 2 if possible as they are closest to the main lodge and have the best view of the watering hole!"
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PRICE RANGE
$1,436 - $1,784 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaNorth-West ProvinceMadikwe Game Reserve
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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