Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge

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

Animals at the Pan

A travel blog entry by jcastellan


... only wildebeest at the pan. We didn't want to stop just for wildebeest. A few kilometres along the road there was a rotting carcass of a giraffe that was killed a few days ago by a lion. As we quietly approached the carcass (which was just off the main road) a couple of jackals and a brown hyena quickly walked away. The carcass stank, so we drove away.
For the next hour we didn't see anything until we came ...

Week One: My Homestay, Mokolodi, and Gabs

A travel blog entry by ems-life-abroad

... talked a lot about the cultural differences between the US and Botswana, which was really eye opening. Lastly, I joined in the party that was taking place by dancing before going to bed.

Finally, on Sunday, I went to Kgale Hill with two other people. We did not know there was an exact path to the top, so we kind of did impromptu rock climbing up half the hill. Since it was getting dark, we took in the incredible view of Gabs before heading down and back to campus. ...


A travel blog entry by thesunroseclear


... t hold much.

Therese has a reputation for being afraid of flights in small aircraft, but she also has a well-earned reputation for overcoming her fears, so after a lengthy debate between her left and right brain, it was inevitable that she would take the early-morning helicopter ride over the delta. She returned in one piece and bubbling with enthusiasm.

Another long drive to the Seretse Khama Rhino Sanctuary north of Serowe. ...

What doesn't kill you, makes you stronger!

A travel blog entry by pioneers2012


There comes the time during your exchange when everything just becomes normal. The fact that each morning you stand on the side of the road and lift your arm to stop a passing-by VW combi, which will take you to the University of Botswana, does not seem unusual at all. Being shouted at as 'Hello ladies' is so frequent that you just stop noticing it. And that you always have dust in your shoes does not frustrate you anymore.

Is ...

The day when we encountered a GIRAFFE

A travel blog entry by pioneers2012


... at us and asks ‘Taxi?’. Lizz and I instantly picture us being sold somewhere at the border and never seeing daylight again but there we are, 5 minutes later after trying to call up some taxi services and failing at doing so, sitting in that man’s car praying for the best. He goes off the main road, we exchange the desperate looks but roughly 200m later he stops in front of the pub. Fail on our side. The evening went very nice with us tasting Zimbabwean ...

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This 5 star lodge, located in Madikwe Game Reserve, is near Rustenburg Nature Reserve.
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