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"Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge - Where Luxury Is Defined"

The Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge lies deep within the malaria free Madikwe Game Reserve that spans over 75000 hectares of African bush teeming with wild life. Built on top of a hill the luxurious suites are glass fronted to maximise the glorious views and tastefully positioned amongst giant boulders and timeless Tamboti trees.


The main Madikwe Hills Lodge has 10 luxurious glass fronted suites that offer privacy and clear panoramic views. Each has its very own private deck with a private plunge pool, the suites are the ultimate in 5 star luxury. A private lounge with a fully stocked mini-bar, air conditioning, fans and a fireplace for chilly winter evenings keep guests comfortable at all times.

  • Private deck and plunge pool
  • Air-conditioning, fans and fireplace
  • Private lounge
  • Fully stocked mini bar
  • Indoor and outdoor showers
  • Mosquito nets

In addition to, but separate from, the Main Lodge, is Little Madikwe Hills. A family friendly two bedroomed suite that is perfect for families wishing to experience a memory making safari experience. For larger families, two additional suites may be reserved to create an exclusive little camp that is exclusive and accommodates up to 8 guests. Guests are able to set their own meal times with the services of a personal chef in the private kitchen and a private landrover complete with game ranger allows guests to set their own game drive times. Children can amuse themselves with the entertainment centre, satellite TV and DVD collection or play one of the selection of children's games while listening to their choice of CDs. A person butler/child minder is available to ensure peace of mind.

  • Use of private landrover complete with game ranger
  • A personal chef
  • A personal butler/child minder
  • Entertainment centre, satellite TV and DVD collection
  • Private swimming pool with deck
  • Private lounge and dining room
  • Air conditioning, fans and fireplace

The Madikwe Hills Game Reserve not only has the African Big Five (Lion, Buffalo, Elephant, Rhino and Leopard) but is also home to a vast and diverse variety of other mammals. Cheetah, Eland , Kudu, Giraffe and the rare African Wild Dog are but a few of the nuimerous species and in addition to these there are more than 300 species of resident and migratory birds to please avid bird watchers.

  • Wifi at the main lodge
  • Curious shop
  • Spa
  • Outdoor boma dining facilities
  • Library
  • Gym
  • Game drives (safaris)
  • Bush walks (walking safaris)
  • Bush weddings

Small conferences can be accommodated. Please enquire for more information.

Child Policy

Little Madikwe Hills caters for children of all ages

All children of the age of 10 and over are welcome at the main lodge

Specials at Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge

Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge offers specials from time to time. Please visit our specials page for more information.

Rates, inclusions & exclusions - Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge

Due to the frequency of rates changing, we do not publish official rates on this website. Luxury Safaris range in a variety of prices and, as an indication of what to expect, one can pay anywhere from R2 000 to R20 000 per person per night sharing and more, depending on the choice of accommodation, season, specials and other determining factors. For the most up to date rates, please contact us.

  • Luxury accommodation
  • All meals
  • Two game drives daily
  • Bush walks
  • Local drinks
  • Premium drinks
  • Curio shop purchases
  • Gratuities
  • Spa treatments
  • All items of a personal nature
  • Game reserve entrance fees and all levies
  • Additional extras will be for the guest's account
Enquiries at Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge

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Skype: pietsmiles  •  Office: +27 (0)12 345 6438  •  Cell: +27 (0)71 687 2782

After hours: please send an email message to welcome@smilestravels.co.za and we will reply soonest

Note: There are no camping or self-catering facilities at this lodge.

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