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"Tuningi Safari Lodge - Where Friends And The Bush Meet"

Tuningi Safari Lodge nestles in a tranquil valley within the world class and malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve. Located within the heart of the North West Province of South Africa, it is an enjoyable 4 hour drive from Johannesburg (Gauteng) or a quick 45 minute flight.


Accommodation at the luxurious 5 Star Tuningi Safari Lodge consists of 8 glorious suites with the capacity to host a maximum of 16 people. These comprise of 4 stand-alone suites and 2 family units. The family units have 2 double bedrooms with an additional living and dining area. Retractable doors wherever possible provide panoramic views and exciting game viewing. “Little Tuningi” forms part of the main lodge, however it may be booked as 'stand-alone” accommodation as well. With the capacity of up to 6 guests, Little Taningi is an ideal, self contained family unit that boasts a designer kitchen, boma area, dining room, lounge, surrounding wooden verandah and a private plunge pool.

  • Fully air-conditioned.
  • Ceiling fans.
  • Gas fireplaces.
  • Exquisite en-suite bathrooms.
  • Outdoor rock showers.
  • Private wrap around wooden decks.
  • Self Contained “Little Tuningi” family unit.
  • Luxury 5 Star accommodation.

The Madikwe Game Reserve covers more than 75000 hectares of african bushveld and is home to more than 66 large mammals including the famous Big 5. Sightings of over 340 different species of birdlife make this a haven for birding enthusiasts.

  • Swimming pool
  • Spa
  • Enormous viewing deck
  • Curio shop
  • Indoor and outdoor dining areas
  • Bar
  • Game drives (safaris)
  • Bush walks (walking safaris)
  • Bird safaris
Child Policy

Tuningi is one of the very few 5 Star Lodges in South Africa that welcomes all children and offers a wide variety of activities to ensure their stay is a memorable one. Unfortunately, no child under the age of 6 is permitted on safari game drives.

  • Children's game drives.
  • Informative lessons on game and environment with rewards.
Specials at Tuningi Safari Lodge

Tuningi Safari Lodge offers specials from time to time. Please visit our specials page for more information.

Rates, inclusions & exclusions - Tuningi Safari 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Due to the frequency of rates changing, we do not publish official rates on this website.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
  • Game drives
  • Bush walks
  • Drinks
  • Spa treatments
  • 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 Tuningi Safari 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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