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South Africa Holiday Safari Specials - Madikwe Hills Game Lodge, situated in the malaria free Madikwe Game Reserve, 4½ hours from Johannesburg - free night safari specials.

Pay 4, Stay 5: 5 night safari for the price of 4 (which can be combined with other lodges in this group so 3 nights at one camp and 2 nights at another - ask us for details).
Or Stay 8, pay 6.
Valid from 06 January 2017 – 20 December 2017
Other lodges are: Leopard Hills, Kings Camp, The Outpost & Tuningi Lodge.
Set within 75 000 hectares of safari park, Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge is situated on a rocky outcrop in the heart of the malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve in the North West Province of South Africa. Ingeniously set amongst boulders and age-old Tamboti trees, the private game lodge is situated in the middle of Madikwe, giving visitors a huge game drive advantage over other lodges situated on the borders of the reserve and offers visitors the most amazing South African safari adventure.
Madikwe Game Reserve is home not only to the Big Five of Africa (Lion, Buffalo, Elephant, Rhino and Leopard), but also to a wealth of over 66 mammal species, including the rare African Wild Dog, as well as Cheetah, Eland, Kudu, Giraffe and a range of more than 300 resident and migratory species of birds.
Accommodating up to 24 guests in vast, well-spaced and utterly private glass-fronted suites scattered across the hillside, camouflaged by tamboti-beamed thatch roofs. Wooden walkways lit by hurricane lamps crisscross the grounds and connect the secluded suites to the central open-plan lounge, bar, wine cellar, library and dining area up the slope, where cooling fans make slow rotations and the giant twisted trunks of leadwood trees hold up the vaulted ceiling.
The total dedication and passion of the team at the Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge ensure that every guest departs with a memory of an African safari never to be forgotten. From outstanding wildlife holidays to unforgettable safari weddings and honeymoons – Madikwe offers the complete adventure in South Africa.

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Madikwe Hills Game Lodge - accommodation

Madikwe Hills Game Lodge has 10 ultra-luxurious glass-fronted spacious suites complete with their own expansive decks and private plunge pools, are ingeniously placed amongst the granite boulders. Top cuisine, a spa, gym, boma and comprehensive internet-equipped library complete the picture of this exclusive lodge, rated as one of the best in the Madikwe Game Reserve.
2017 Madikwe Hills Rates: Per Person Sharing/Single *Children 10 - 16yrs
1 January – 30 April R 9 700 R 4 850
1 May – 31 July R 7 600 R 3 800
1 August – 31 December R 9 700 R 4 850

At Madikwe Hills to enhance your game viewing experience there are only 6 guests per game vehicle – two guests per row (a row per suite).
For guests making use of the child sharing policy, the child will be included in the adults row in the vehicle.
*One child (10 -16 years) sharing a suite with 2 x paying adults pay 50% of the adult sharing rate.
#Please Note: No single supplement for the first single suite confirmed in any one reservation. Second single suite or more pay a 50% supplement on the per person sharing rate.
Includes: Luxury accommodation. Two game drives per day. Three meals daily. Tea / Coffee. A wide selection of local beverages, house wines and spirits. High tea canapes & snacks. Selection of Fruit Juices. Laundry service. Road transfers from the Madikwe Airstrip to the lodge.

Excludes: Curio shop purchases. Cellar wines and premium spirits. Telephone calls. Spa treatments. Park entry fee. Lodge transfers. Tourism levy of R 10 per person per night (subject to change).
Little Madikwe Hills Private Villas - family safari
Little Madikwe family safari

Little Madikwe Hills Private Villa or exclusive Camp, welcomes children of all ages (the Main Lodge does not cater for children under 10 years), making it ideal for families wanting to spend special safaris together. A permanent child minder is on hand for young family bookings, allowing you time to truly indulge in time “me time” as well as family time. A comforting fact for families with young children is that the Madikwe Game Reserve is one of a few game-viewing areas in Southern Africa that is malaria free.
This secluded environment and outstanding service is also an ideal game reserve retreat for corporate groups needing to get away and focus; whether with the objective of strategizing, or simply spending time relaxing together as a team. There is free internet and presentation facilities and the outstanding, yet discreet, service ensures that corporate teams can stay focused on their work.
Little Madikwe Hills is also available for private and exclusive safari weddings, or small celebrations, catering for parties of up to eight people.
2017 Little Madikwe Hills Rates: Per Villa (maximum 4 adults)
1 January – 30 April R 41 400
1 May – 31 July R 35 000
1 August – 31 December R 41 400
Little Madikwe Hills consists of a private 2-bedroomed villa and two optional additional suites which form a completely private camp.
Little Madikwe Hills can therefore accommodate a maximum of 8-9 guests.
(Rates for the additional suites are the same as the MADIKWE HILLS - MAIN CAMP rates).
The villa is ideal for families with children under the age of 10 years, as the Main Camp is not geared for younger children.
Suite Inclusions
• Private Game Drive Vehicle & Game Ranger • Personal Butler and Personal Chef • All meals served in the Suite • Satellite TV, DVD movies • Children’s games & books
Family safaris:
The African bush is a unique and exciting playground for the youngsters. An intriguing experience for all ages. At Madikwe Hills we go the extra mile to ensure your kids leave educated and enlightened.
Madikwe Hills Main Lodge caters for children over 10 years, while kids of all ages are welcome at Little Madikwe Hills. From experienced sitters for the babies and fun activities for the kiddies to informative Junior Ranger programmes creating an awareness of this special bush environment, Madikwe Hills creates memorable family experiences.
This is a must-do experience... The Junior Rangers learn all the different interesting aspects of the bush through a range of fun exercises.
The Rangers are given “funwork” not “homework”, a booklet they can complete before or during the afternoon drive which is marked and each child receives a certificates stating they are a Junior Ranger of Madikwe Hills. These certificates are handed out at a small awards ceremony at Pre-dinner drinks in front of all the guests.
This programme can be run for 1 – 2 hours in one day, or if the guests are staying for more than two nights it can broken up into two days.
The fun never stops at Madikwe Hills.
(Pick one or two a day)
Madikwe Hills Lucky Packet: Receive on arrival with lots of surprises.
Face Painting: Become your favourite safari animal.
Bug Finding: Learn all about these amazing creatures with your Ranger.
My Tree: Learn about the secrets of an African tree while recreating it with its leaves on paper.
Treasure Hunt: Follow the clues and signs, to the end of the trail where you are rewarded with the treasure.
Movie Night: Enjoy a night of traditional movie fun, with popcorn and snacks, in pyjamas.
Animal Dung Investigation: Investigate the contents in animal dung to find out which animal it belongs to. Your tracker will be of great help in the search and investigation.
Face Mask: Paint the mask of your favourite animal
Clay Modelling Class: Create your own animal or ornament with clay.
Kiddies Club Competition: Tell us all about your experience at Madikwe Hills and stand a chance to have it posted onto our website for other kids to read.
Big 5 Certificate: Receive a certificate for successfully completing the Big 5 experience in the Madikwe Game Reserve on your departure.

Getting to Madikwe Hills Game Lodge & Little Madikwe:
50 minute scheduled flight direct from Johannesburg to Madikwe Game Reserve landing fee R215 per adult and R120 per child (settle at the lodge - subject to change). Complimentary road transfer from the Madikwe Hills airstrip to the lodge.
Driving: Johannesburg to Madikwe Hills via Zeerust / Abjaterskop Gate ± 4½ hours drive (±330km).

Gates open at 06h00 and closes at 21h00. Gate entrance fees apply.

Please be advised that guests driving to the lodge who arrive after sunset will not be allowed to self drive in the reserve. The lodge will send a representative to escort guests to the lodge at an additional cost.

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