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Madikwe Game Reserve

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Peak Season
Dec – Feb
Best Time to Travel

Madikwe Game Reserve Summary

Situated in South Africa’s Northwest Province, the Madikwe Game Reserve offers an excellent ‘Big 5’ Safari experience in an area that is free of Malaria. Game viewing in this region is exceptional, with the Big Five: Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Buffalo and Rhino prevalent throughout the reserve.

Wildlife viewing from the lodge at Madikwe Hills.

The Madikwe Game Reserve sits on the South African – Botswana border, and is situated in an area that is free of malaria; just 3 hours drive from Johannesburg. The Madikwe game reserve hosts all of the Big Five, Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Rhino, and Buffalo in large concentrations, as well as Cheetah, Hyena, Sable, Eland, Gemsbok, Giraffe, and the speciality of the area – the endangered Wild Dog.

Bath with a view.

Large herds of plains game and over 300 species of bird are also endemic to this reserve. This allows for fantastic sightings, whilst on day or night game drives or bush walks, which are conducted by highly trained guides. There is also a vast array of accommodation within the Madikwe Game Reserve, from simple budget accommodation, to luxurious five star lodges that offer excellent cuisine and service. For an authentic Malaria Free Safari a safari in the Madikwe Game Reserve is hard to beat.

Enquire now with one of Africa Uncovered’s specialist consultants on the Madikwe Game Reserve and book your safari to this great wildlife region.


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