One of each room type below…

Rack Rates

1 February 2020—31 Jan 2021

The Naledi Suite

Room Type: Luxury Suite

Max : 2 Adults

10,950 ppns

16,425 single

The Korone Suite

Room Type: Luxury Suite

Max : 2 Adults

10,950 ppns

16,425 single

The Lenyalo Suite

Room Type: Honeymoon Suite

Max : 2 Adults

12,500 ppns

18,750 single

The Emperor Suite

Room Type: 2 Bedroom Family Suite

Max : 2 Adults & 2 children (U 14yr)

37,500 unit (4 pax)

12,500 per person (Couples)

The Royal Villa

Room Type: 2 Bedroom Family Villa

Max : 4 Adults / or

           2 Adults & 3 children

54,000 unit (4 pax)

6,750 Additional Adult / Child

The Sovereign House (PV)

Room Type: 3 Bedroom Family House

Max : 6 Adults / or

           2 Adults & 4 children

69,500 unit (4 pax)

85,200 unit (6 pax)

Exclusive Use

Max : 20 guests

245,500 (20 guests)

Book 3 nights and get 10% Discount !!!

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Additional Fee’s

Drive in – ZAR 200 per adult | ZAR 90 per child (2-11yrs) | No charge for children under 2 years
Fly in – ZAR 260 per adult | ZAR 170 per child (2-11yrs) | No charge for children under 2 years

ZAR 170 per adult | ZAR 85 per child (2-11yrs) | No charge for children under 2 years

Transfers & Additional Activities

Luxury Accommodation | Breakfast, Lunch / High-Tea & Dinner | A Selection of Local Beverages | Selected Game Drive Beverages and Snacks | Transfers to/from Madikwe Western Airstrip | 2 Game Drives daily | Kids Activities |
All Other Beverages and Cigars & Cigarettes | Laundry Service & Gratuities | Optional Specialized Activities | Gift Shop Purchases | Reserve Entry/ Landing Fee’s | Conservation Levy | Private Vehicle
Travelling to The Royal Madikwe is hassle free and we’ll assist you every step of the way.  There are various options below depending on your preferred mode of transportation.
ADULTS TRAVELLING WITH CHILDREN UNDER 18 YEARS:   As from 01 June 2015, all persons under the age of 18 years of age, traveling to/from South Africa are required to produce an UNABRIDGED BIRTH CERTIFICATE indicating the biological parents of the minor. In the case where only one parent is travelling with the child, a consent from the other parent in the form of an affidavit, is required.  Airlines will be  forced to refuse travel to persons under the age of 18 not in possession of these documents.
The Royal Madikwe is easily accessed by daily shuttle flights from (OR Tambo) Johannesburg International Airport to Madikwe Game Reserve Western Airstrip. Approximate flight time is 1 hour. Guests will be collected from the Western Airstrip by one of our guides and transferred to Royal Madikwe at no extra cost – approximately 25 minute drive time. Shuttle flight times may vary by up to an hour, so please ensure to allow a minimum of 3-4 hours between connecting flights.

Depart Johannesburg @ 13h00 and arrive at Madikwe Western Airstrip @ 14h00

Depart Madikwe Western Airstrip @ 11h15 and arrive in Johannesburg @ 12h15

Luggage restrictions are very strict with an allowance of 20kg checked luggage per person in soft sided bags only as well as 5 kg hand luggage per person. For excess luggage, the complimentary luggage storage facility at the Federal Airlines lounge can be utilized, or an additional seat must be booked and is dependent on availability at the time of enquiring.  Please do note that seats are very limited and if flights are fully booked there is an option of Private Charter flights, or a Road Transfer as below.

Private Charters can be arranged in the event of the shared  Shuttle Flights being fully booked, or for a more luxurious experience and includes a meet & greet facility whereby guests will be escorted off international flights through customs / immigration on arrival. Flight times are reasonably flexible to suit guests’ requirements and dependent on flight and lodge operations. Please be sure to enquire with Reservations about the possibility of an earlier check-in or later check-out as a surcharge may be applicable for transfers to / from the airstrip.
Alternatively, a road transfer can be arranged to transfer guests to/from The Royal Madikwe.

Approximately 4.5 hours’ drive from Johannesburg, approximately 3 hours’ drive from Sun City and approximately 1.5 hours’ drive from the Sir Seretse Khama Airport in Gaborone, Botswana. Please enquire for transfers from other destinations.

These activities add a very special touch to an already magical experience. And it is recommended to pre-book in order to avoid disappointment.  Please enquire with reservations for a personalized quote on the below activities;

Zulu Dance Performance

African Drumming Lessons

Local Village Tour / Gaborone, Botswana Historical Tour

Marimba Band – Champagne Breakfast Celebration

Star Gazing Experience comprised of a presentation and viewing through a GPRS Telescope

Massage Treatments

Bush Walks

Please enquire with reservations for a personalized quote on transfers and the additional specialized activities available.

Lodge +2782 568 8867 |
Reservations +2782 787 1314 |
Marketing +2782 552 8552 |

Terms and Conditions

and in keeping with the Industry Standard we strongly discourage discounting the Rack Rates provided for Non-Peak Season, Low Season, Peak Season and Special Offers in any form of online media when promoting our property.

All rates are quoted in South African Rand and include 15% VAT.

All rates quoted, but not limited to, Accommodation, Transfers, Additional Specialized Activities, Park Fee’s, Conservation Levy, etc. are valid at the time of booking, but until such time as full and final payment has been received, the price is subject to change without prior notice.

Rates are quoted on a per person sharing basis in the Luxury Suites and Honeymoon Suite and single occupancy incurs a 50% supplement. The Royal Villa is quoted on a unit rate for up to 4 guests and adding an additional adult / child will incur a surcharge. The Emperor Suite is quoted on a unit rate for up to 4 guests.  The Emperor Suite is also quoted on a per person sharing rate for couples seeking a spacious and lavish Suite.

Children under the age of 2 years stay for free in a cot when sharing with 2 adults in a Luxury Suite or the Honeymoon Suite.   Creating triple suites in a Luxury Suite or the Honeymoon Suite will be subject to availability based on occupancy and only on confirmation, in writing, from Royal Madikwe Reservations. Children aged 3-11 years will pay 50% of the per person adult rate when sharing with an adult in a Luxury Suite or the Honeymoon Suite, while an adult will pay the full adult sharing rate.

is required for all periods, unless otherwise confirmed in writing by Royal Madikwe Reservations.
will be held for a maximum of 7 days, only if requested in writing and confirmed via return e-mail with a provisional reference number.  If a provisional reservation is not confirmed in writing within 7 days, it will automatically be released by 17h00 on the 7th day. Please note that weekends are included in the 7 days provided.  For extensions on provisional deadlines, please contact Royal Madikwe Reservations at least 1 day prior to your deadline to request if this will be possible. (Provisional terms amended 15.02.2019)
A deposit on the total invoiced amount is required in order to confirm a provisional reservation and is payable within 3 days of acceptance of a quote; (Deposit payment terms amended 15.02.2019)

  • 100% deposit required for bookings made on the Last Minute Special Offer
  • 50% deposit required for bookings made within 6 months of travel
  • 25% deposit required for bookings made more than 6 months in advance

Once a deposit has been received, the client is liable for cancellation fees.

Full and Final payment is due strictly 30 days prior to guest’s arrival.

We accept both credit card (American Express, MasterCard & Visa) and bank transfers as methods of payment for deposits, however, bank transfers are preferable.  Please use your booking number as the reference when making payment via bank transfer.

All extras must be settled directly at the lodge on departure.

We accept both cash and credit card (Amex l Visa l MasterCard) as means of payment.

Cancellations are only effective on receipt of written notification;

  • 25% cancellation fee is incurred if a reservation is cancelled at any time after the deposit has been received
  • 50% cancellation fee is incurred if a reservation is cancelled within 45 days of arrival
  • 100% cancellation fee is incurred if a reservation is cancelled within 30 days of arrival

The Cancellation fee applies to the total invoiced amount, including but not limited to, Accommodation, Transfers and Additional Specialized Activities, unless otherwise confirmed in writing by Royal Madikwe Reservations.

Bookings are not transferable and in the event of a cancellation, The Royal Madikwe will endeavor to resell the cancelled accommodation and provide up to 75% refund on accommodation only if we are able to resell the cancelled accommodation.

In the event of an additional specialized activity being cancelled due to bad weather, or any other unforeseen reason beyond our control, it is understood that there will be no refund.

We strongly advise taking out travel insurance in order to safeguard against cancellation fee’s incurred due to unforeseen circumstances.

In the unlikely event of there being an unscheduled postponement of a reservation caused by bad weather, delayed flights, strikes or any other matter beyond our control, it is understood that expenses incurred will be for the client’s account.

In the event of late arrival or premature departure the full extent of the stay, as originally booked and confirmed, will be charged.

Please take note that Madikwe Game Reserve entry gates open at 06h00 and are locked at 21h00 in the evening, so please ensure to take these times into account when arranging your connecting flights in relation to travel times for road transfers. Guests arriving after 15h30 will miss the lunch service.  Please be sure to call ahead to the lodge directly on +2782 568 8867 if you will be arriving later than 15h00.

Please enquire with reservations about the possibility of an earlier check-in or later check-out if required;

  • For check-in earlier than 12h00, a surcharge will be applicable and is dependent on lodge operations at the discretion of Royal Madikwe Reservations.
  • In the event of a later check-out, all beverages will be charged after 11h00 and lunch will be charged at R150 per Adult and R100 per Child under 12 years. Please do enquire in advance regarding the possibility of a later check out and lunch before departure as this will be entirely dependent on lodge operations and may incur a surcharge for airstrip transfers.
Children of all ages are welcome at Royal Madikwe!

Children under the age of 6 years are not permitted on the scheduled Game Drives, however, a 1-hour Kiddie’s Bumble can be arranged on request at no extra charge and is dependent on availability at the time of enquiring.

A complimentary fun filled activity program takes place each day between 12h00 and 13h00 to keep children entertained and excited about their adventure at The Royal Madikwe.

Please enquire with reservations  or +27(0)82 787 1314 for a personalized quote on transfers.