The Explore Madikwe Experience offers you a luxury safari in the malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve. The reserve is situated on the border of Botswana, within easy travelling distance of Johannesburg and a mere 20km from Gaberone. You will stay in a luxury camp with breathtaking views of plains and inselbergs.
Accommodation at your Madikwe Game Lodge is in one of eight thatched chalet suites. The area is home to a myriad of wildlife and gigantic volcanic intrusions, all these elements serve as a picturesque setting for an unforgettable safari holiday in the Madikwe Game Reserve.
Head out and explore this scenic region in an open safari vehicle, led by your experienced safari guide. Inhale the aroma of coffee and wood smoke in the morning before your action-packed game excursion. Experience fine bush dining and snack on tasty traditionally cooked food before falling asleep to the distant roar of lions during your affordable Experience Madikwe safari.
Early in the morning on the first day of your Experience Madikwe Safari, you will collect your rental vehicle from the nearest car rental depot before driving to the Madikwe Game Reserve. Your excursion will take approximately 4.5 hours and on your journey, admire the scenic views of the wild.
Check in to your accommodation at noon, just in time to savour a delicious lunch. Your game viewing adventures kicks off with an exciting late afternoon excursion of the Madikwe Game Reserve, in a specialised safari vehicle. Track an abundance of wildlife including rhino, buffalo, elephant, lion, leopard, cheetah and wild dog. Stop at the perfect spot to enjoy a refreshing sundowner while admiring the magical African sunset.
Return to your Madikwe accommodation for a mouthwatering meal and the ultimate bush dining experience.
An early morning wake up call followed by a fragrant cup of coffee will indicate the start of a new safari adventure. Your guide will assist you to spot animals including an array of antelope, the Big Five, as well as cheetah and wild dog.
Be enlightened with the intimate bush knowledge of your professional guide throughout your excursions of the Madikwe Game Reserve. You will return to camp mid morning for a hearty breakfast and good conversation.
Relax at your Madikwe Game Lodge's pool, soak up the sun and enjoy the stunning views of the rugged African bush. An alternative way to enjoy your afternoon leisure is a visit to the local community - Lekogophung. A tranquil afternoon lunch on the viewing deck will revitalise your strengths for your next game excursion. You will once again stop off in a scenic spot for sundowners, before heading back to camp and enjoying a delicious bush dinner.
This is the final morning of your affordable safari holiday and your last chance to spot the beautiful diversity of the Madikwe Game Reserve. After your game viewing excursion, return to camp to savour a late breakfast. An representative will escort you to pick up your rental car. You will then go on an excursion to Johannesburg, where you will drop your car rental off at the nearest depot and meet your onward travel arrangements.