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Magical Madikwe

Duration: 4 days / 3 nights

Starts/Ends: Johannesburg International airport

Highlights: The 75 000ha Malaria free Madikwe Game Reserve has a large concentration of Africa’s big game including Lion, Leopard, Cheetah, Wild dog, Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo and large herds of plains game. The transition from savannah woodland to the semi-arid Kalahari merges habitats and creates a fascinating diversity of animals, birds and scenery.

Rates starting from: R 13 400 per person sharing (depending on accommodation chosen, special conditions may apply for bookings over peak periods)

Our Itineraries are designed to offer guests an embracing experience of human natures affair with nature. They are exclusive experiences involving mild adventure along roads less travelled, an opportunity to discover intimate aspects of Africa. Every African Signature Itinerary can be personalised to suite your distinctive preference of travel.

Exclusive luxury in one of South Africa’s best game reserves is only a one-hour flight from Johannesburg. This four-day tour that is an excellent add-on to your African holiday, or ideal if you are on a tight business schedule.

DAY 1 - 3:

On arrival at Johannesburg International you will be shown to your scheduled charter which will fly you to the Madikwe Airstrip; sipping a refreshing welcome drink in little over an hour. Arriving at the lodge of your choice in time for a fabulous lunch with the first of your game drives to follow shortly afterwards. Game drives, bush walks and spa treatments are neatly ordered by regular servings of sumptuous meals. Your typical day on safari starts with a fresh cup of coffee and a light snack before heading out into the bush to experience the wonders of Africa. Skilled rangers and open 4x4 safari vehicles will soon have you within an arms length of Africa’s wildest creatures.

After the morning game drive it’s back to the lodge where a sumptuous breakfast awaits you and then the day is yours to relax around the pool, catch up on some rest, reading, or simply have drinks on the deck while staring out into the bush.

Late afternoon brings with it another game drive and the chance of seeing a whole different set of animals. Typically these drives carry on into the early stages of the evening so there is always the chance of spotting some of the rarer nocturnal animals.

Sundowners in the open bush will be remembered for years to come and back at the lodge for dinner exciting tales of the days adventures are shared over a glass of fine South African wine and excellent meals.

DAY 4:

After your morning game drive and a leisurely breakfast, you will transfer to the airstrip for the quick flight back to Johannesburg and the end of your wonderful Madikwe safari. Note: Although this is a three-night safari, you can shorten or lengthen it depending on your time and budget. And what's more, you can add this to an itinerary that goes to Victoria Falls, the Garden Route, Cape Town... you name it.