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

Madikwe Safari Lodge - great!

A travel blog entry by luc.larocque


Friday, April 12th 2013

We are in the northern most part of South Africa, on the border of Botswana. At night, we can see the lights emanating from the border crossing. Since we are so remote, we had hardly any access to Internet. Therefore, this blog entry was created on the fly and covers three days.

The Madikwe Safari Lodge was quite impressive. Our room and amenities meet the five-star rating it deserves. We arrived ...

Two of the Big Five

A travel blog entry by jcastellan


... they were sniffing the air. The largest elephant continued to walk towards us and stopped at the vehicle- it was a little bit too close for comfort. We couldn't do anything except for sit and wait for him to walk away. Finally he left and followed the other 3 elephants into the bush. We continued to the gate and on the way back we saw two white rhinos. The rhinos were not feeling friendly and briskly walked away. Another fantastic drive through the ...

Snake in the Village

A travel blog entry by jcastellan


This afternoon when I was in our room resting during my break, Paul excitedly opened the door to tell me he has found a snake. This news startled me. I yelled at him to get it and himself out of our room. In the end it was just a tiny, thin snake- a Yellow Bellied Sand Snake. These snakes are harmless and also quite quick. After we had a little look at him, it was ...

Taken by the Pack

A travel blog entry by jcastellan


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 ...

Trythings and Talkmore

A travel blog entry by ianandsuejones


... South Africa, Fiji and Samoa", came the reply from the lone female. She was a spitting image for Carla off Cheers. "Gee tough Pool", I lamented thinking that they would get the living suitcase based out of them. "You could say that again" the lady quickly replied. "I think it's going to be a very quick visit" she chimed. "And are you on official duty with the team?" "Yes, the team psychologist," came the quick reply. Quick visit indeed I thought. See you all again ...

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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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