Madikwe Family Safari Trip Experience
Need a family break? You canít go wrong with the Madikwe Family Safari Trip package. You can create memories that last while on a child-friendly safari in Madikwe Game Reserve. This South African lodge has an informal style, intimate atmosphere and caring staff to make you feel most welcome.
This exciting and affordable family travel package includes return road transfers from Johannesburg or Pretoria to the lodge, so youíll be spending quality family time together. Youíll be accommodated with your children in the main building, so there are no long walks back and forth. Your Madikwe lodge overlooks an active waterhole.
Madikwe is a Big Five game reserve and youíll be able to see a wide variety of animals on morning and afternoon game drives. Parents can enjoy safari activities knowing that their young children will be entertained and looked after. There is a pool in the pretty gardens and youíll enjoy African inspired meals and tasty treats for High Tea.
Day 1: Johannesburg/Pretoria - Madikwe Game Reserve
This morning there will be private road transfer arranged for you and your family from either Johannesburg or Pretoria to your game lodge in the Madikwe Game Reserve. This road trip takes approximately 4 hours. Upon arrival at the lodge there will be a welcome drink, check-in and a tour of the facilities.
Once you have settled in, the lodge staff will talk to you and your children about the activities and kidís programme in order to create the best experience. Parents can enjoy the afternoon game drive and then return to the lodge for a family dinner.
Madikwe Game Reserve has one of the largest Elephant populations, all the predators, as well as the endangered Wild Dog, Black and White Rhino, Buffalo and general plains game. Bird life is abundant. Evening game drives provide an excellent opportunity to spot nocturnal wildlife.
Day 2: Madikwe Game Reserve
Families with small children will start the morning with breakfast together, followed by a short child-friendly game drive. Your ranger will point out various animals and focus the excursion on finding non-dangerous species to observe. Youíll return to the lodge for refreshments and leisure time followed by lunch.
The shady garden is great for informal games of cricket or soccer, and the pool offers a cool respite on hot days. Kids can paint and play together, watch a nature movie or DVD, amongst other activities on the programme. After High Tea, mom and dad will once again set off on an afternoon game drive, returning in time for a family dinner in the boma (traditional outdoor enclosure).
Day 3: Madikwe Game Reserve - Johannesburg/Pretoria
This is the final day of your family safari in Madikwe Game Reserve. There will be a morning game drive for mom and dad followed by a family breakfast. After check-out, you will be transferred by road back to Johannesburg or Pretoria, arriving in the afternoon.
Price list for Madikwe Family Trip: Classic Madikwe Family Safari
Madikwe Family Safari Trip Per Adult
Prices are per person sharing
Child prices - children under the age of 12
|2013-05-01 to 2013-08-31
|2013-09-01 to 2013-12-31
Classic Madikwe Family Safari Trip
This 3 Day package is calculated for a family of 4 with a child under 5 and a child from 6-11 years. The package includes a road transfer in a comfortable sedan ex/to Johannesburg or Pretoria (on a daily basis with no set departure days).
Rates are valid for 2012 / 2013 but may vary depending on the season and daily currency exchange rate.
- Return road transfers Johannesburg/Pretoria - Madikwe Game Reserve
- 2 nights in a suite with an extra bed/couch for the child
- Accommodation, all meals, coffee and teas
- Welcome drinks on arrival and on return from game drives
- Kiddies Bumble programme (flexible activities to suit your child)
- 2 game drives daily
- Unlimited Internet
- 14 % VAT and emergency medical evacuation insurance
- Visa fees for South Africa
- Personal travel insurance
- Any gratuities and personal expenses
- All drinks from the bar
- Entrance fees for Madikwe Game Reserve (per adult and per child)