Book within 30 days of travel and receive a 30% discount on rack rates as per below…

Minimum of 2 night stay required

Room Type’s

2 Luxury Suites

1 Honeymoon Suite

1 Emperor Suite

1 Royal Villa



1 February – 14 March 2018

1 – 30 September 2018





6-31 January 2018

15 March -30 April 2018

1 July -31 August 2018

1 – 31 October 2018

1 Dec 2018 – 31 Jan 2019

Luxury Suite

Max: 2 guests

5,320 ppns

7,980 single

6,965 ppns

10,447 single

Honeymoon Suite

Max: 2 guests

6,020 ppns

9,030 single

7,700 ppns

11,550 single

Emperor Suite

Max: 2 Adults & 2 Children

2 Bedroom Suite

6,965 ppns (1-2 pax)

17,990 pn (2-4 pax)

8,820 ppns (1-2 pax)

22,050 pn (2-4 pax)

Royal Villa

Max: 5 guests

2 Bedroom Villa

24,290 pn (1-4 pax)

6,090 pn additional Adult

3,045 pn additional Child

28,350 pn (1-4 pax)

7,140 pn additional Adult

3,570 pn additional Child

Check Availability

Transfers & Additional Activities

Luxury Accommodation l All meals (Breakfast, Lunch or High Tea and Dinner) l Bottled Water, Soft Drinks, A Selection of Local Beer/Cider & Spirits, House Wines, Tea / Coffee, Game Drive Beverages and Snacks l Transfers to/from Madikwe Western Airstrip l 2 Game Drives daily l Bush Walks if in place of a Game Drive and dependent on availability l Kids Activities
All Other Beverages l Cigars and Cigarettes l Gift Shop Purchases l Optional Specialized Activities l Reserve Entry/ Landing Fee’s l Conservation Levy l Laundry Service l Gratuities
RESERVE ENTRY FEE’S (Compulsory once off fee) – Pending Price Increase

Drive in ZAR 180 per adult   l ZAR 80 per child under 12 years    l  No charge for children under 2 years

Fly in  ZAR 240 per adult   l ZAR 150 per child under 12 years l  No charge for children under 2 years

CONSERVATION LEVY (Compulsory levy per person per night)

ZAR 150 per adult per night | ZAR 75 per child under 12 years per night | No charge for children under 2 years. Levy is pending price increase.

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 transferred from the Western Airstrip to Royal Madikwe at no extra cost – approximately 25 minute drive time.

Times may vary by up to an hour, so please ensure to allow a minimum of 3 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, 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 Daily 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 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.

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.

Offered at The Royal Madikwe include the below and add a very special touch to an already magical experience.  Please enquire with reservations for a personalized quote for the below activities;

Zulu Dance Performance

African Drumming Lessons

Village Tour / Gaborone, Botswana Historical Tour

Marimba Band – Champagne Breakfast Celebration

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

Bush Walks charged as an additional activity if required in addition to a Game Drive

Massage Treatments – pricing available on request

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 sur-charge. The Emperor Suite is quoted on a unit rate for up to 4 guests. The Emperor Suite is also quoted on a per person shar-ing 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 14 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 14 days, it will automatically be released by 17h00 on the 14th day. Please note that weekends are included in the 14 days provided. For exten-sions on provisional deadlines, please contact Royal Madikwe Reservations at least 1 day prior to your deadline and we will oblige if possible.
A deposit on the total invoiced amount is required in order to confirm a reservation and is payable within 14 days of ac-ceptance of a quote;

  • 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.

Tour Operators / Travel Agents electing to settle a booking with a credit card will be subjected to a 5% surcharge.

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 Addi-tional 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 ac-commodation 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 cir-cumstances.

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 5 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.