Thakadu River Camp

Madikwe Game Reserve, North-West South Africa, South Africa | 5 star campground
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Travel Blogs from Madikwe Game Reserve

One Last Adventure in South Africa

A travel blog entry by geosan.479 on Apr 26, 2014

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... evening’s game viewing. The drive back with the cold wind drying my face and freezing me to death is so very long. The blanket that is provided cuts a little of the wind but not enough. We have a wee bit of time before dinner and discover that the guide does not sit down to dinner with the guests. It would have been nice to discuss the drive and learn a little more from JR, but he may be ...

Madikwe Safari Lodge - great!

A travel blog entry by luc.larocque on Apr 12, 2013

7 photos

... This made for great drive experiences.

In the resort, we were served exceptionally well. Although we cringe at the thought of being served, the staff had a very discreet approach. Among these members, Constance, our butler, took good care of us, particularly our two boys. We are very pleased with our stay at Madikwe and have ended our safari experience with a bang.

These safaris have been a once-in-a-lifetime experience!
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Walking in the Bush

A travel blog entry by jcastellan on Mar 11, 2013

10 photos

... we were there. They were about 10 metres away from us. After about ten minutes we moved on. We walked up a little hill. From here we had a great view of part of the reserve. We then walked back to the car. It was a great walk and it was very nice to stop along the way and focus on the small things. On the drive back to the lodge we saw a bull elephant and some waterbuck.

Later in the afternoon, the three of us went for a short game drive. We didn't see much at ...

The Africa Bush

A travel blog entry by pbandjgoround on Dec 01, 2011

48 photos

... elephant is such a huge powerful animal!

But big or small, the wildlife around here never gets old. We have seen tortoises, chameleons, dung beetles rolling up balls of dung for their mate to cling onto, butterflies, mongoose, rock dassie, baboons, wild dogs (which are amazing and quite rare), and hyena.

On the evening game drive the second day we finally saw the beautiful lions. They had recently had their ...

Taken by the Pack

A travel blog entry by jcastellan on Sep 30, 2011

16 photos

It was really hard getting up to start work at 7 this morning after having the last few days off relaxing with friends. When I got to the lodge I realised that I didn't have to be there until 8 – how annoying. As I was about to waste time on the internet, the maintenance man told me that the wild dogs had made a kill at Room 2. As I walked closer ...

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This 5 star campground, located in Madikwe Game Reserve, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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