The beautiful five-star Makanyane Safari Lodge is positioned within the malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve, which is a mere four-hour drive or one hour flight from Johannesburg's OR Tambo Airport.
Madikwe Game Reserve is currently the fifth largest game reserve and is unique because its one of the lesser known parks in South Africa, making it ideal for an exclusive safari experience.
Hidden in a riverside forest, the eight luxurious suites offer complete guest privacy and blend in seemingly with the natural surrounding. Each glass-walled suite is tastefully decorated and offers spectacular views of the Marico River and surrounding bushveld.
The Suites feature spacious en-suite bathrooms with bathtubs, inside and outside showers, and sliding doors that open onto the bush. Each suite also has an open-fronted lounge and private sundeck.
The lodge facilities include an infinity-edge swimming pool, gym, health
Makanyane prides itself on being a friendly establishment that offers a personalized service and outstanding cuisine. Enjoy an award-winning wine list and delight in local and international dishes prepared using the finest and freshest local and imported ingredients.
For the adventurous traveler, why not experience the lodge's private and secure treehouse sleep-out under the stars.
Madikwe Game Reserve is home to an abundance of wildlife including lion, elephant, black and white rhino, buffalo, leopard, cheetah, giraffe and both spotted and brown hyena. Madikwe is also one of the best places in Southern Africa to view Africa's endangered wild dog. Your highly skilled guide will share their wealth of knowledge with you.
There are two daily game drives offered at Makanyane, one in the early morning and another in the late afternoon. The afternoon drive is extra special as it stops briefly to witness the most beautiful sunset whilst enjoying a refreshing beverage and then continues into the night which affords the opportunity to view rare nocturnal species.
To truly discover the African bush, a guided bush walk is highly recommended. This experience is exhilarating as you discover the smaller wondrous creatures of the bush. A medical certificate is required for guests over 60 years of age and children under 16 years are not permitted on walks.
Makanyane Safari Lodge is ideal for solo explorers, couples and families looking for a luxury Big Five safari experience.
From $ 637
Includes: Return airstrip transfers, luxury accommodation, all meals, local brand beverages, game viewing activities (2 daily game drives and/or game walks), Laundry service, emergency medical evacuation insurance and park fees.
|Dates||Rates (PPS)||Rates (SINGLE)|
|01 Sep 2020 — 03 Jan 2021||$ 892||$ 1,339|
|04 Jan 2021 — 30 Apr 2021||$ 742||$ 1,114|
|01 May 2021 — 31 Aug 2021||$ 637||$ 955|
|01 Sep 2021 — 02 Jan 2022||$ 892||$ 1,339|
Privately-owned and fully independent, our core aim is to ensure the smoothest safari experience possible with 24/7 support.
Tailor-made, full service itineraries including flights, transfers, car hires and any extras at no extra cost to you.
Enjoy complete financial protection. We are fully accredited and bonded, any money paid to us receives a third-party guarantee.
If you find a better rate, we will match it. Our relationships with Africa’s top operators means you get the best rates.