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Private Group Safari Holidays in South Africa

By Madikwe Hills on March 10, 2023
The relaxed setting at Madikwe Hills is sure to make you feel entirely at home from the moment you arrive.

Enjoy breathtaking views of the African bush and take in the magic of a private game drive. Our family safari holidays are designed to appeal to everyone’s interests – from leisurely walks and bird watching to game drives and learning about the cultures that make South Africa so special.

Learn more about our private group safari holidays below.

Little Madikwe Private Safari Holidays

Tucked away in the rocky hills in South Africa’s North-West Province, Little Madikwe boasts an opulent self-contained 2-bedroom private villa accommodating 4 to 5 guests (depending on the age of children). Larger groups can also reserve nearby suites 9 and 10 to create a completely private camp accommodating up to 8 guests, ideal for families and small group safaris.

Guests in the villa enjoy access to a private game drive vehicle and game ranger, as well as a villa attendant to take care of your every need.

Other Facilities

Take a plunge into the large swimming pool on hot afternoons pre-game drive and delve into a good book while relaxing on a sun lounger on your private deck. Wine-lovers will delight at the diverse selection of premium South African wines and little ones can get stuck in with the chef making treats in the gourmet kitchen.

A personal luxury is being able to set your own meal and safari game drive times, making this the ideal, exclusive family escape in Africa.

Private Group Safaris at Little Madikwe

The secluded setting and discreet service which characterises a stay at Little Madikwe, makes it an ideal wilderness retreat for corporate groups. Executives who need to get away and focus; whether with the objective of strategizing, or simply spending time relaxing together as a team. Complimentary Wi-Fi, complete privacy and the tranquility of the surrounding environment ensures corporate teams can stay focused on their work.

Little Madikwe is also available for private and exclusive safari weddings, or small celebrations, catering for parties of up to 8 people. For more information, please contact our friendly reservations team via email at

Wildlife in Madikwe Game Reserve

Whether visiting on the ultimate family adventure or strategizing for the year ahead on an executive retreat, you’ll be in heaven watching wildlife in the bush surrounding Little Madikwe and on daily game viewing excursions included in our rates.

Lion are the cornerstone of a wildlife experience in Africa, and Madikwe is no exception, with healthy populations of both prides and individuals. The reserve is also home to cheetah, hyena, wild dog , giraffe, zebra, buffalo and more than 300 species of birds.

We offer guided bush walks and game drives – the ideal way to explore the diverse beauty of Madikwe Game Reserve.

About Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge

Madikwe Hills is situated on a rocky outcrop in the central region of the vast Madikwe Game Reserve – one of South Africa’s top malaria-free wildlife destinations. 10 private suites, plus the separate sole-use villa at Little Madikwe are expertly positioned amongst huge boulders and magnificent Tamboti trees facing out across open plains.

It’s a superb choice for a luxurious safari in this scenic northern part of South Africa, which borders Botswana. Expect premium hospitality, absolute luxury and world-class viewing across a diverse landscape of rugged hills, arid open savannas and lush riverine forests.


Sole-use villa for an exclusive family safari

Elegant main lodge featuring stunning use of natural rock and timber.

A permanent childminder is on hand for young family bookings

Absolute flexibility and a private game viewing vehicle.

Centrally located in the heart of the reserve for quick and easy access to all surrounding prime game viewing areas.

madikwe hills game drive with wild dogs

Design your own trip


Indulge in some time for you in the most tranquil setting imaginable, an indulgent escape from the stresses of everyday life in the South African bushveld. Our experienced team of safari experts will help you design your dream African wildlife experience, creating a deep connection with the land and its creatures. Choose from a range of activities including game drives, night drives, bush walks and cultural excursions; then let us tailor-make your safari itinerary to ensure an unforgettable stay in the African bush.

Get in touch with our team via email at or view rates and availability on our online booking platform here.

We look forward to welcoming you to Madikwe Hills.


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Lyne Davel

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