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Things To Know About Madikwe Game Reserve

Located close to the Botswana border in an area that not so long ago was little more than abandoned farmland. Madikwe Game Reserve is an astonishing triumph of conservation, a true African wildness reborn.

Today this exclusive private game reserve is among the biggest and very best in the South Africa and presents an incredible array of first class accommodation options to suit any taste. It also offers superb hospitality and service as well as experienced professional and charismatic guides. 

Above all it's almost unparalleled abundance of the big five that sets Madikwe apart from the pack. The reserve also offers the unique opportunity to enjoy up close and personal wildlife encounters while on a game drive or even from the lodges themselves. 

Madikwe is recently established a reputation as one of the best places in South Africa to spot the elusive leopard. The reserve has also long been renowned for its population of endangered African wild dogs. Cheetah are another highlight and there is a wide range of plains game and vibrant bird lights throughout the reserve.

You can enjoy all of Madikwe offerings without the crowds, self drivers and tar roads of busier parks and reserves. Madikwe is just an hour from the city lights of Johannesburg by plane but rising with the sun and setting off for an early morning game drive with the sounds of the unadulterated African bush reverberating all around you. 

You'll  feel a thousand miles away from the breakneck pace of urban life. Taking the astonishing wildlife in the park, Stunning landscapes from a different perspective on a special flying safari. whatever it is you're looking for Madikwe Game Reserve is sure to deliver time and time again.