Faultless. Perfect. Special. The 3 words I would use to describe Jamala Madikwe Safari Lodge. What an incredible place!

G Hanford 45 yrs, London, United Kingdom, Read 3 reviews »

Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa

Jamala Madikwe

  • A very exclusive experience with only 5 villas
  • Fantastic views of game visiting the waterhole in front of camp
  • Madikwe is home to the full range of African environments: rocky koppies to open savannah, and a great array of game

Facilities include

WIFI Gym Restaurant Bar Spa

Activities include

  • Spa
  • Boule
  • Birding
  • Stargazing
  • Game Drives
  • Cultural visits
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About

About Jamala Madikwe

Owner-managed and run, Jamala Madikwe, Royal Safari Lodge offers an intimate bush experience, where personal service and attention to detail are the cornerstones of every waking moment.

The lodge successfully combines colonial style and African eccentricity in a delightful marriage of opposites. Set in the pristine 75 000 hectare malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve, Jamala Madikwe is the ideal place for that ultimate safari experience.

Jamala Madikwe gently embraces the lay of the land with five freestanding villas. Each slice of paradise offers superlative luxury and intimate privacy combined with extravagant outdoor facilities which include individual rim-flow pools and salas, expansive wooden decks and private outdoor showers.

Designs from the award winning chef Nico Verster titillate the senses with an array of sensual delights. Jamala Madikwe has been awarded the Best Safari cuisine in Africa 2014/2015. Dine alfresco beneath Africa’s ink-rich skies, cut with the brilliance of a million stars. Food aficionados can indulge in modern gastronomic treats served with the chic colonial charm and grace that is unique to Jamala Madikwe. Look out for the Jamala Madikwe Cookbook, Savannah to Sea by Nico Verster.

Practical info

Practical info

Location

The malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve is a 75 000 ha region of untamed beauty. A natural splendour located in South Africa’s North West province.

How to get there

BY AIR :
Scheduled flights to and from Madikwe Game Reserve are available. These flights are operated by national carrier Federal Air. Departures from OR Tambo International Airport. Flight duration is approximately 1 hour.
Flight schedules and departure are subject to change and are advised at the time of enquiry.
Reservations are to be made through Jamala Madikwe personnel.

HELICOPTER AND PRIVATE CHARTER :
Guests preferring helicopter or privately chartered flights are welcome to make reservations by way of the Jamala Madikwe personnel.

ROAD TRANSFERS :
Several transfer companies provide chauffeur operated vehicles into and from Madikwe Game Reserve and the travel duration is approximately 3 1/2 hours.
Jamala Madikwe personnel can make reservations for either of these options on your behalf.

When to go

October – April (Rainy Season)
Day Temperatures can vary but are usually hot and humid averaging 30°C, The highest rainfall months are between November and February.

May to September (Dry Season)
The winter months in Madikwe can be dry and cold with night temperatures dropping to 2°C and Day temperatures averaging 23°C. Be sure to bring warm clothing.

Important Information

IMPORTANT ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE INFORMATION :
Check in / Check out:
Please note check in time : 14:00 pm/ Check out time : 11:00 am.
Late check out and early check in – subject to availability and charges may apply.
THINGS TO BRING ON SAFARI :
A good pair of binoculars
A camera or video camera
Hats, sunglasses and sunblock
Appropriate clothes for weather conditions
A torch or headlamp
Safari guides or bird books are always handy
International converter plug for electronics
MALARIA MEDICATION :
Madikwe Game Reserve is Malaria free so NO medication required
VISA REQUIERMENT :
A valid passport or travel document that will be valid for the length of your intended stay. Your passport should have at least TWO blank facing pages in it.
A valid visa, if required.
Sufficient funds.
A return or onward ticket.
Yellow fever certificates – if your journey starts or passes through the yellow fever belt of Africa.

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