Your Premier Big 5 Safari Experience in South Africa
Bush Walks

Bush Walks

We invite you to enjoy the thrill and adventure of a bush walk with our highly...



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Drumming Lessons

Drumming Lessons

The art of cultural drumming stems back many, many years to a time when...



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Game Drives

Game Drives

Daily dawn and dusk game drives are recommended to ensure that you...



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Marimba Band

Marimba Band

Feel the rhythm of Africa and hear her call. Celebration is part of our...



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Massage Treatments

Massage Treatments

Enjoy a massage treatment in the comfort and privacy of your suite or on the...



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Star Gazing

Star Gazing

There are few things more romantic than the African night sky ablaze with...



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Tswana Dancing

Tswana Dancing

The warrior tribe, as the Tswana’s are known, were mighty and fierce in their..



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Kids Club

Kids Club

Royal Madikwe welcomes families with children of all ages. Children are...



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Bush Walks

We invite you to enjoy the thrill and adventure of a bush walk with our highly qualified and experienced guides. Following in the footsteps of the animals allows you the opportunity to learn more about the smaller creatures as well as the flora that make up this unique wildlife reserve in Southern Africa.


Children under the age of 16 years may not partake in bush walks due to safety reasons and adults over the age of 60 years require a medical fitness certificate in order to participate. These regulations are put in place to ensure your safety as this is our first priority given the nature of our environment.


We recommend neutral coloured clothing, long trousers, closed walking shoes and a sun hat to ensure your comfort on walking safari’s.


Pre-booking essential and dependent on availability.

 

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Accommodation Safari South Africa Royal Madikwe Lodge Bush Walks

Drumming Lessons

The art of cultural drumming stems back many, many years to a time when communication was without technology. Used as an instrument to send messages to warn the tribe of approaching danger, but also to celebrate happy occasions, the Jemba drum was a vital form of communication amongst African tribes.


Join us in this cultural exploration where you will learn to navigate this beautifully handcrafted instrument and find your rhythm within…


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Accommodation Safari South Africa Royal Madikwe Lodge African Drumming Lessons

Game Drives

Daily dawn and dusk game drives are recommended to ensure that you get the most out of your safari experience’s. The Big Five, (Elephant, Buffalo, Rhino, Lion and Leopard) are all present in Madikwe Game Reserve, as well as many species of birds, antelope and other mammals; including the endangered African Wild Dogs and Cheetah. Although we cannot guarantee sightings of specific animals, our experienced guides go out of their way to find the most special sightings for you to ensure you have an incredible safari experience!


Children under the age of 6 years are not allowed on scheduled Game Drives. Kiddies bumbles may be arranged and depend on availability at the time of arrival. These regulations are put in place to ensure your safety as this is our first priority given the dangerous nature of our environment.


Visit our ‘WHAT TO PACK’ page for more information on recommended clothing.

Accommodation Safari South Africa Royal Madikwe Lodge Game Drives

Marimba Band

Feel the rhythm of Africa and hear her call. Celebration is part of our culture at The Royal! Birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, or simply a joining together of family and friends… we love to share happiness in a magical way!


Relish in the soulful melodies of the Marimba instruments echoing through the valley as you enjoy a champagne breakfast in a beautiful natural setting.


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Massage Treatments

Enjoy a massage treatment in the comfort and privacy of your suite or on the Sundeck with a gentle breeze blowing over your shoulders while you relinquish your mind to the tranquil wilderness surrounding you….

 

Treatments available 


Pre-booking not essential, but welcome.


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Accommodation Safari South Africa Royal Madikwe Lodge Massage Treatments

Star Gazing

There are few things more romantic than the African night sky ablaze with sparkling lights hanging in the dark of night like diamonds.


Witness the awe-inspiring constellations and clusters that form part of our solar system through the crisp lens of a GPRS Telescope that enhances what your eyes only hope to capture.


A wonderful story unfolds as you learn about the history and evolutionary formulation of these stellar phenomenon’s…Best viewing from February to late August, but this is available throughout the year if desired.


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Accommodation Safari South Africa Royal Madikwe Lodge Star Gazing

Tswana Dancing

The warrior tribe, as the Tswana’s are known, were mighty and fierce in their battles on the plains of Africa, using their dramatic tribal dance as a means to instil fear in the hearts of their enemies! Unlike the warrior men in the tribe, the Tswana women danced to show joy and love and when men and women came together they told a beautiful story….


Experience this incredible display of power and passion as you share their journey through a colourful cultural dance!


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Kids Club

Royal Madikwe welcomes families with children of all ages. Children are stimulated, educated and entertained by their bush surroundings with fun activities to ensure they get the most out of their wilderness adventure.


Royal Madikwe’ s tailor made program for children offers a unique interlude between morning and afternoon game drives with face painting, arts & crafts, cupcake decorating, African beading, Archery and animal tracking and casting.


Children over the age of 6 years are welcome to join their parents on the scheduled game drives. We offer daily bush bumbles for younger children, which are designed to suit all interests with tolerant rangers assessing and evaluating which sightings your children would enjoy most.


Children receive a wonderful Royal Madikwe back pack filled with all sorts of goodies to take with on the bush bumbles and to prepare them for the fun activities. Each day is a new adventure with a variety of fun activities available every day between 12h00 and 13h00!


Safaris at Royal Madikwe are all about having fun while you learn about the amazing animals and the very special environment that surrounds you!

Accommodation Safari South Africa Royal Madikwe Lodge Kids Club

Children’s’ Activities include:

◯ Archery◯ African Beading Lesson’s
◯ Bush Baking & Doughnut Decorating◯ T-Shirt Painting & Face Painting
◯ Animal Tracking & Spoor casting◯ Arts & Crafts

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Marimba Band
Massage Treatments
Star Gazing
Tswana Dancing
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