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Madikwe Hills Video Tour

By Madikwe Hills on July 27, 2023
Explore our intimate lodge at your leisure

Welcome to Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge, nestled within the renowned Madikwe Game Reserve in north-west South Africa. Join us on an exciting virtual journey through our exquisite safari lodge as we showcase the captivating suites, inviting dining areas, spacious shared spaces and thrilling activities that await you.


Step into a world of pure indulgence as you enter our uber-luxurious suites. Accommodating just 24 guests, the suites are well-spaced and totally private, camouflaged by tamboti trees and thatch roofs.

Each suite is elegantly decorated using earthy tones and natural materials which blend harmoniously with the surrounding wilderness, creating a seamless connection with nature. From your private deck, marvel at views of the African bush, where wildlife roam freely.

Shared Spaces

Wooden walkways lit by hurricane lamps criss-cross the grounds and connect the secluded suites to the central open areas. Here you will find a lounge, bar, wine cellar, TV room and dining area, where cooling fans make slow rotations and the giant twisted trunks of leadwood trees hold up the vaulted ceiling.

An intimate, circular room at the Main Lodge has a television with a satellite decoder for anyone who has to watch an important sports game or news. There are also a few books for those who wish to read a bit on the deck of their suites. For those wanting to keep in touch with family members back home, complimentary Wi-Fi is available.

Bar & Lounge

The thoughtfully-designed shared spaces provide comfort and relaxation between activities. Our lounge area features plush furnishings and wildlife-inspired décor, an idyllic spot to unwind and swap tales of the day’s adventures.

For those seeking a moment of serenity, our library offers a quiet retreat, where you can lose yourself in the pages of a captivating book. The bar is where to be for pre-dinner drinks and fireside chat with your friendly game rangers and managers.


The main deck overlooking the waterhole is the perfect place to while away the day under a cool umbrella. Our main swimming pool offers respite from the harsh African sun, and is a great way to relax with a cocktail in the afternoon. Take a refreshing dip in the sparkling infinity pool and dry off overlooking the vast expanse of the reserve in the golden African sun.

Curio Shop

Wander up to the reception area to browse through our well-stocked curio shop, where you can select gifts and African memorabilia for your friends and family back home. The shop is stocked with an assortment of beautiful safari gear.

Our winter wear, hats and gloves are perfect for keeping the chills at bay on your evening game drives. More than half of the items in the curio shop come from Community Projects, helping and benefiting the communities who make these beautiful pieces of art.

You can also order a wide variety of sculptures, jewellery, accessories and craft goods online via our incredible suppliers HintBlue.

Dining Areas

Dining at Madikwe Hills is a culinary journey that delights the senses. Experience delectable cuisine inspired by the flavors of Africa, skillfully prepared by our talented chefs. We have indoor and outdoor dining options to enjoy depending on the weather. Choose between the main deck, which overlooks an active waterhole, the elegant dining room and the vastly popular open-air traditional boma. Private dinners on the deck of your suite are also offered to couples wanting to spend time together in privacy.

Fine cuisine is accompanied by superb South African wines from our extensive wine cellar next to the dining room. The cellar is a treat for the avid wine connoisseur as well as the learning amateur, and our staff will assist you by suggesting the perfect wine in accordance with the menu of that evening.

Our main dining area offers a warm and inviting ambiance, perfect for relishing gourmet meals and sharing stories with fellow travelers. A highlight is undoubtedly alfresco dining under the stars, serenaded by the sounds of the wilderness. Let the magic of the African night complement your dining experience, creating memories to last a lifetime.


Undoubtedly the highlight of a stay in Madikwe Game Reserve is the game viewing. Included in our rates is an array of activities that showcase the wildlife wonders of Madikwe Game Reserve.

Embark on thrilling game drives led by experienced rangers and trackers, as they reveal the secrets of the wilderness and bring you up close to the Big Five and other fascinating creatures. Explore the bush on guided walking safaris, where you can connect with the sights, sounds, and scents of the untamed African terrain. After an adventure-filled day, unwind with sundowners against the backdrop of a mesmerizing sunset, painting the sky in hues of orange and gold.

At Madikwe Hills Private Game Reserve, each moment is a celebration of nature’s beauty and the splendor of Africa. We invite you to be part of this extraordinary experience, where luxury meets the wild. Join us on an unforgettable safari journey that will leave you with cherished memories to cherish for a lifetime.

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

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