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"Madikwe River Lodge - Peaceful Charm"

Madikwe River Game Lodge is situated on the banks of the Groot Marico river within the Madikwe Game Reserve, which is a haven for wildlife in the North West province of South Africa. A pleasant four and a half hour journey by car or a quick forty five minute trip by airplane, this lodge is easily accessible.


The Madikwe River Game Lodge offers 16 thatched chalets that can accommodate 32 adults and 12 children collectively. Yet each chalet has been individually decorated to reflect its own personal ambience.

There are 3 double rooms with king size beds, 6 twin rooms, 6 family rooms and one suite. All these chalets are of a split level design and are tastefully set surrounding the main lodge. Every effort has been taken to provide guests with the ultimate in comforts and each fully air conditioned chalet has an en suite bathroom as well as an outside shower, private lounge and outdoor deck providing glorious views of the forest surrounding the serenely undulating river.

  • King size beds
  • En suite bathrooms and outdoor showers
  • Private lounge
  • Outdoor deck
  • Fully air conditioned
  • Direct telephone line
  • Mini bar
  • Hair dryer and complimentary toiletries

The malaria free Madikwe Game Reserve is a world renown reserve that spans more than 75000 hectares of african bushveld and is the natural habitat for more than 350 bird species and various mammal species including the big five. Sightings of African Wild Dogs and the reclusive Aardwolf are regular.

  • Swimming pool
  • Laundry service
  • Curio shop
  • Outdoor boma venue
  • Game drives (safaris)
  • Birding safaris
  • Bush walks (walking safaris)
  • Star gazing

Madikwe River Lodge is experienced at providing affordable bush conferences. Please enquire for more information

Child Policy

All children are welcome at the Madikwe River Game Lodge. A special game drive for children under the age of twelve can be arranged with prior notice and there is a baby sitting service available

Specials at Madikwe River Lodge

Madikwe River Lodge offers specials from time to time. Please visit our specials page for more information.

Rates, inclusions & exclusions - Madikwe River 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Due to the frequency of rates changing, we do not publish official rates on this website.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.

  • Accommodation
  • Two game drives daily
  • All meals
  • Drinks
  • Curio shop purchases
  • All game reserve entrance fees and levies
  • All items of a personal nature
  • Additional extras will be for the guest's account
Enquiries at Madikwe River Lodge

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Should you require information before completing the form, you may contact us at:
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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