Madikwe River Game Lodge

along the banks of the Marico River

Grading: comfortable

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

Number of comfortable chalets: 16 • Bed capacity: 32 adults & 12 children
(3 double rooms with king size beds, 6 twin rooms, 6 family rooms with two twin beds and a sleeper couch, 1 comfortable suite)

Children of all ages are welcome.


Madikwe River Game Lodge is located on the banks of the Groot Marico River in the spectacular Madikwe Game Reserve in the North West Province of South Africa.

Its stunning location makes Madikwe River Lodge the ideal venue to host intimate wedding ceremonies or a venue with a difference for small conferencing or incentive packages.

The Lodge

The lodge offers comfortable thatched accommodation and facilities from which to view the surroundings and wildlife.

There are three venues available for conferences and incentive getaways. These venues can host between 8 and 25 delegates. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served at the main lodge, although Boma dinners and Bush dinners can be organised by prior arrangement.

  • Lodge Facilities

    The gorgeous outdoor Boma, located on a central island in the river, is accessed via a wooden bridge. This is where early morning breakfasts are served, under sprawling Acacia trees. Leisurely, fine-dining dinners are complemented by the expansive, sparkling African night sky.

    We offer:

    • 24-hour reception service
    • 24-hour security
    • babysitting facilities
    • boma dinners
    • bush dinners
    • laundry service
    • curio shop
    • full bar service
    • main lodge swimming pool with sun deck.
  • Accommodation

    Accommodation is offered in 16 chalets, sleeping 32 adults and 12 children. Three double rooms (king size beds), six twin rooms, six family rooms (twin beds and additional sleeper couch) and one comfortable suite are available.

    The sixteen secluded split-level thatched chalets surround the main lodge. The chalets are individually decorated and reflect their African heritage. Guest comforts include an en-suite bathroom, a romantic outside shower, a full range of guest amenities, a private lounge and wooden deck. The decks overlook the stunning forest and gently flowing river.

  • Accommodation Facilities

    • hairdryer
    • direct telephone line
    • air conditioning
    • mini bar
    • bath consumables
    • no TV
    • no fireplace
    • no internet.
  • Rates


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

    Contact us for your 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 are not offered during peak periods, public holidays and long-weekends, and are subject to availability.

  • Enquiries

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  • Child Policy

      Rates: Children 0 to 5 years

      • Free of charge when sharing with full paying adults in a Family Room
      • A maximum of 2 adults & 2 children can be accommodated in a Family Room
      • Cots are available on request

      Children: 6 to 11 years

      50% of the adult sharing rate when sharing with two full paying adults in a Family Room
    • The full adult rate is applicable if occupying their own room or when sharing with one adult only
    • A maximum 2 adults & 2 children sharing can be accommodated in a Family Room
    • Children 12 years & older

      • Occupy their own room and pay the full adult rate

      Children and Game Drives

      • Children under the age of 12 years will accommodated on special childrens' game drives. This is subject to availability and at the discretion of the lodge manager.
  • Activities

    On-site Activities

    • Game drives (early morning and late afternoon)
    • Bird safaris
    • Game walks
    • Bush walks
    • Star gazing from the Boma
    • Swimming
    • Bush dinners
  • Getting to Madikwe River Lodge

    On confirmation of your booking, your lodge will provide specific information on how to get to the lodge.

    There are several ways to get to Madikwe, including self-drive, private road transfers, scheduled flights from OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg or commercial flights from Cape Town International, landing at Gaborone Airport.

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