Jamala Madikwe Royal Safari Lodge

beautifully appointed villas with incredible views

Photo of the boma at the Jamala Madikwe Royal Safari Lodge
The boma at Jamala Royal Madikwe
Deck view on the Waterhole
View on the waterhole from the deck
Foodis served at Jamala
Fine cuisine
Game Drive
On a game drive
The gym
The gym at the lodge
High Tea
High tea
Lion sighting
The lounge
Outside dining
Outside dining
The pool
Spa treatment
Spa session
The spa
View from a suite
Suite with a view
Luxury suite
Villa pool
Pool at a villa
Vista views
Watch Tower
Look-out tower
Wild Dogs Hunting
Wild dogs hunting
  • Grading: Five Star

Address: Madikwe Game Reserve, North West Province, South Africa.

Number of units: 5 freestanding villas • Bed capacity: 10 guests

No children under 16 years of age without prior arrangement
For exclusive use bookings children of all ages are accepted.

Lodge Setting

Jamala Madikwe Lodge is beautifully positioned in the Madikwe Game Reserve, in the North West Province. The reserve is home to a great diversity of wildlife of the southern region.

Villa Accommodation

Accommodation is offered to a maximum of ten guests in five freestanding villas. The Jamala Villas offer superlative luxury and intimate privacy combined with extravagant indoor and outdoor facilities which include individual rim-flow pools & salas, expansive wooden decks & private outdoor showers.

  • Villa Facilities - The Five Villas

    The five beautifully appointeded en-suite Jamala Villas have incredible views over the African savannah plains from their wrap around decks. All Villas have all the amenities you would expect from a 5 star property. Antique four-poster beds draped in mosquito netting paired with glass fronted bedrooms ensure that every waking moment is spent enjoying Africa and its wildlife.

    • views over the african savannah plains
    • lounge with fireplace
    • dining area
    • walk-in dressing room
    • complimentary minibar and coffee/tea facilities
    • air conditioned
    • private rim-flow pool and sala
    • indoor/outdoor shower.

    Other general facilities

    • dressing gowns
    • pure cotton linen
    • hair dryer
    • verandah
    • safe.
  • Facilities Unique to Each Villa

    Jamala Madikwe Villa 1

    Views over the African savannah plains and the Jamala waterhole very close to the main lodge

    Jamala Madikwe Villa 2

    Views over the African savannah plains and the Jamala waterhole close to the main lodge

    Jamala Madikwe Villa 3

    Twin extra length beds for friends travelling together

    Jamala Madikwe Villa 4

    This Villa is situated slightly further away from the main lodge and offers the privacy every honeymoon couple dream about.

    Jamala Madikwe Villa 5

    Villa 5 is situated furthermost from the main lodge and also offers the privacy every honeymoon couple dream about. It sits gently under ancient lead wood trees its seclusion and privacy unrivalled for the safari purist wanting to escape to the ultimate African hideaway.

  • Rates

    Rates vary depending on your lodge selection, the time of year and specials available.

    Contact us for your very own quote, individually calculated by our experienced travel specialists. Each quote is based on the season, specials available, lodging quality and various other factors.


    A lodge may offer special or discounted rates from time to time. Special rates exclude peak periods, public holidays and long-weekends, and are subject to availability.

    Rates include:

    • complimentary welcome drinks
    • accommodation
    • all meals as prepared by our award winning chef
    • all local drinks which includes a personal selection of house wines, teas, coffees and soft drinks
    • early morning and evening game drives
    • all transfers to & from the lodge to the landing strip.

    Rates exclude:

    • gate entry and flight entry (subject to NWPTB terms and conditions)
    • laundry
    • spa treatments
    • all imported champagnes.
  • Bookings

  • Child Policy

    No children under 16 years of age without prior arrangements
    For exclusive use bookings children of all ages are accepted.

  • Cuisine

    Creations from 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 and South Africa two years consecutively 2014/2015.

    Indulge in modern gastronomic treats served with the chic colonial charm and grace that is unique to Jamala Madikwe.

  • Dining Experiences

    • outdoor boma dining area
    • star deck dinners overlooking the waterhole
    • award winning cuisine
    • tasting menus with wine pairing
    • Savannah to Sea cookbook by Nico Verster.
  • Lodge facilities

    • bar
    • gym
    • internet access
    • library
    • meals on request
    • mobile connectivity
    • pool
    • restaurant
    • secure parking
    • spa.
  • Activities on site

    Some activities may be seasonal

    • Big 5 viewing
    • bird watching
    • boules
    • fine dining
    • game viewing
    • high tea
    • massages
    • safaris.
  • Directions

    From O.R. Tambo, Johannesburg:

    • Follow the R21 North from airport which joins onto N1 North (± 47 km)
    • Continue North past Pretoria to the N4 Rustenburg turn off (± 22 km)
    • Continue through 2 toll stations until R556 Sun City / Majakaneng turn off.
    • Cross over highway to right hand side and continue (± 94 km) to a four way stop (±5 km past Sun City main entrance).
    • Turn right and proceed (± 9 km) and turn first left.
    • Proceed (±38 km) passing through Mabeskraal until you reach a fourway stop.
    • Turn right towards Dwarsberg (& Derdepoort) ± 27 km tar road which changes to gravel at Dwarsberg.
    • Please proceed CAREFULLY.
    • Follow the main gravel road (± 21 km) until you reach Molatedi Village.
    • Keep on following the same road, crossing a small river.
    • Proceed (± 9 km) until you reach the Molatedi Gate.
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Photo of the aerial view of Jamala Lodge in Madikwe

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