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Johannesburg
Reviewed 22 February 2016

This is the third time we have been back and it just keeps getting better. The staff are extremely attentive and are amazing with children. We loved the new family rooms and the educational children's activities, and bumble game drive. The Lodge is beautifully maintained and the service is excellent.

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lancashire england
Reviewed 13 February 2016

We visited as part of a self planned tour of South Africa. We were wowed by the whole experience. As we drove in we saw elephants and giraffes with their babies coming down to a watering hole to drink. Brad our guide was excellent. The food was really first class with dishes of game we had never eaten. The game...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Just visited Madikwe's Kopani Lodge in Madikwe Game Reserve in SA. The park is beautifull and seems well managed. Saw lots of game: Elephants, Buffalo, Lions, Rhino, Giraf, etc. The lodge is built against rocks, overlooking the plains. Well designed, but most and foremost: great staff. Clive (manager), Rebecca (Front Office) and Luke (Ranger) all exceeded my expectations. Very professional,...

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2Thank Pieter2011
London
Reviewed 12 February 2016

This was my first African safari. I had been advised that the private game reserves are much quieter without visitors driving around in their own cars. It lived up to all expectation. Here we were looked after from the moment we arrived, every detail had been thought about and the accommodation was superb. Again, in the rooms, every detail considered...

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 12 February 2016

We have done numerous safari trips, but this was our daughter in law’s first safari so it was a very special trip. The staff are friendly and accommodating. The lodge is lovely. Although each room has a beautiful plunge pool we did not use ours very much because there is a wonderful pool area next to a waterhole. With the...

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Newport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2016

This was an exceptional Chritmas.Thank you Rebecca, Margaret and Patrick for looking after us so well,and Clive for the beautiful wines.Such a gift to have a Sommelier at the Lodge and a wonderful Chef.Thank you JP for the Game Drives, Lazy Lions and Wild Dogs and so many Rhinos, not forgetting the visiting Hornbill at breakfast. We can highly recommend...

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2Thank Phillips1942
Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Thank you for a very memorable weekend. We thoroughly enjoyed the privacy of the deck, outside shower and plunge pool. A big thank you to Keba, Joyce, Martin, Mzi and all the other service staff. we will definitely return.

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Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

My husband and our twenty year old daughter went to Madikwe on holiday and had an amazing trip. We stayed at the Dithaba Lodge which was very cozy with only four suites and main gathering areas. The people were great and we send a big THANKYOU to our guide, Luke, and all the staff-Keba, Helen, Aletta, Bennet, Mzi, Agnes and...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Stunning lodge & accommodations. Delicious food & wines. Excellent game drives & game viewing ( thanks Ranger JP). Exceptional staff; so hospitable & welcoming. A BIG thank you to Rebecca, Clive, Patrick & Margaret for making Christmas 2015 so special.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Wonderful place to stay and do some safari. It is incredible what wildlife you can find around the lodge. Even in the pool it is likely you see an elephant or giraffe passing by. The vehicles are brand new and the rangers are really good and friendly. Lodge staff is friendly and very profession. They know your name, what you...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Madikwe Safari Lodge

Address: Madikwe Game Reserve, Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Price Range: RM4,379 - RM6,770 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Madikwe Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 20
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