The magnificent Madikwe Game Reserve in South Africa offers visitors a Big Five, family friendly safari experience. It is located about 4 hours north of Johannesburg on the border of Botswana in the Northwest Province. Madikwe has excellent year-round game viewing and is renowned for Wild Dog sightings.
It is the perfect family-friendly safari destination, as many lodges offer children’s activities. It is also a safe destination for expectant mothers, as it is malaria-free and is just a short flight from Johannesburg.
Madikwe Game Reserve’s proximity to Johannesburg makes it an ideal destination for short safari getaways
Family safari packages offer fun activities for the kids, while Eco packages let you travel while preserving the environment.
What could be better than escaping the stress of everyday life and going on safari?
Madikwe is a conservation success story. It was re-stocked with wildlife during one of the biggest wildlife relocation project’s ever - Operation Phoenix.
Today the reserve is home to many animals, including the “Super 7” – the Big Five (Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Rhino and Buffalo as well as Cheetah and Wild Dogs.