Honeymoon at Madikwe Hills
Located within the 75 000 hectare Madikwe Game Reserve, Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge is an ideal destination for luxury and romantic honeymoon safari in South Africa. The lodge accommodates up to 24 guests in just 10 expansive glass-fronted suites (including suite 6, our honeymoon suite), which blend seamlessly into the surrounding bushveld.
A range of world-class amenities includes private plunge pools, air-conditioning, stocked mini-bars, indoor and outdoor showers, Venetian baths, free Wi-Fi and spacious decks with uninterrupted views. Wooden walkways criss-cross the grounds and connect the secluded suites to the central lodge which boasts a open-plan lounge, bar, wine cellar, TV room and dining area. As children under the age of 10 are not accommodated in the main lodge, Madikwe Hills is the perfect romantic escape.
Big 5 Game Viewing
The reserve is home not only to the ‘Big 5’ of Africa (lion, buffalo, elephant, rhino and leopard), but also to over 66 mammal species, including the rare African Wild Dog, as well as cheetah, eland, kudu, giraffe and a range of more than 300 resident and migratory species of birds. Wildlife can be viewed on twice daily game drives at Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge, walking safaris, and from the privacy of your suite deck.
Our rates are all-inclusive and dining at Madikwe Hills is an experience on its own. Our chef passionately creates a variety of wholesome and satisfying dishes, leaving guests alive to the possibility of fusion food mixed with the finest in African ingredients and decadent local and international flavours. There is a careful balance between old and new and traditional African cuisines, but the culinary team have stuck to the basics of simplicity, authenticity and freshness, reviving old classics into ‘food with soul’.
Meals are served on the main deck overlooking a busy waterhole, in our traditional boma, in our sophisticated dining room or from the comfort of your very own balcony. A private dinner on the deck of your suite is offered to couples wanting to spend time together in privacy and is a perfect end to the ultimate safari experience. The perfect way to dine for your honeymoon safari in South Africa.
Madikwe Game Reserve can be found in the North West Province of South Africa, on the Botswana border. Madikwe Hills is situated in the middle of the reserve and is approximately 4.5 hours’ drive from Johannesburg and Pretoria. This malaria-free game reserve consists of vast plains of open woodlands and grasslands and is dotted with huge rocky outcrops known as inselbergs.