Makanyane Safari Lodge

Address: Madikwe Game Reserve, North-West South Africa, South Africa | 5 star lodge
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This 5 star lodge, located in Madikwe Game Reserve, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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      Travel Blogs from Madikwe Game Reserve

      Bittersweet symphony

      A travel blog entry by rhian_of_oz on Oct 05, 2014

      ... so we're going to miss the group I think almost as much as the place.
      I was never particularly interested in visiting Africa before and I think if we hadn't had the connection there's a pretty good chance I would never have come. And I know you can't miss what you've never had, but I think it would have been a real ...

      Days of Our Lives

      A travel blog entry by rhian_of_oz on Oct 04, 2014

      ... river so I sit out there, reading and watching for hippo. I have also been known to head inside for a nap.High tea. As you can imagine, we are quite hungry after all the eating, napping and relaxing so we need to replenish our stores with some cake and iced tea.Game drive. One's wardrobe for the afternoon includes sunhat and scarf, with the jacket, gloves and blanket required ...

      The Night of the Hephalumps

      A travel blog entry by rhian_of_oz on Oct 04, 2014

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      ... looked at us challengingly as we drove past, though didn't actually charge. In another herd a group of older elephants stood protectively around a little one.
      We met up with the other vehicle for sunset drinks and nibbles in an open space and as it's getting dark and we're packing up one of the guides suddenly orders us to all get in the vehicles as a breeding herd was approaching.
      On the drive back we kept seeing elephants everywhere and while they are ...

      Big cat diary

      A travel blog entry by rhian_of_oz on Oct 04, 2014

      ... on the radio. A coalition of four cheetah males has been spotted. Once it is our turn we watch them walk toward a big tree and all give it a sniff and a spray before moving on. At one stage they give chase to a zebra - so fast - without success, before finally settling in their resting spot for the day. They are all gorgeous, all sleek with their beautiful coats and their pretty faces. I'm so glad we had the chance to see ...

      One Last Adventure in South Africa

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

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      ... pass herds of impala (now why would a herd of impala be collectively known as couple of impalas?), we come across a red mud encrusted white rhino that lets us view him a bit before he moves off. We spot a business of dwarf mongooses as they scurry from one den entry to another. Apparently we are quite lucky as JR says that it is quite unusual that the dwarf mongooses stick around for so long. ...