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Set in amongst the rocky dolomite ridge of the Madikwe Game Reserve, The Royal Madikwe is the perfect retreat to rejuvenate your mind, exhale life’s pressures and inhale the magnificent beauty surrounding you.  Endless views dotted with volcanic intrusions known as inselbergs give way to grasslands, rocky outcrops and ancient Leadwood tree’s in the transition region where the Kalahari Thornveldt and the Bushveldt Complex meet.

Travellers choose to stay at The Royal Madikwe because of the unforgettable experience, the seamless luxury, our sincere and passionate team and of course the consistent abundance of wildlife encounters both on safari and right on our doorstep featuring our private waterhole around which the lodge is enveloped.

We invite you to share our journey in the elegance of the wilderness where time stands still and nature calls at your door. Awaken your soul to the spirit of raw Africa and revel in the essence of existence.

With a passionate commitment to responsible tourism practices, we have teamed up with The Bright Future Trust in the shared vision of making a worthwhile difference in luxury eco-tourism.

A visit to The Royal Madikwe is something you can feel proud of knowing that you are directly impacting the preservation of this pristine wilderness and supporting the surrounding communities by simply connecting with nature!

“Discover wild Africa and discover yourself ” – Dr. Chai Patel

The Sovereign House

The Sovereign House

Nestled in an ancient dolomite ridge alongside an abounding Elephant game path, this exquisite house gives way to endless views and wide open spaces with extensive outdoor lounging areas accentuated by the dappled shade of Marula trees.

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The Royal Madikwe is an intimate luxury safari lodge run by a close-knit, experienced team with a dynamic workplace culture based on participation and democratic decision-making.

We are a 5 star Luxury Lodge in South Africa.

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