Makanyane Safari Lodge

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

One Last Adventure in South Africa

A travel blog entry by geosan.479


... unconcernedly trots across our path to the other side and slowly gambols away but leaving enough time for our cameras to go off in unhurried fashion. No sooner than leaving the rhino, a red encrusted lone cape buffalo stands at a mud hole. We take pictures and listen to its slurping of the watery mud! The sun sinks behind the clouds and the hills and JR brings out the spot light. We marvel at ...

Madikwe Safari Lodge - great!

A travel blog entry by luc.larocque


... 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!

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 ...

Short Drive

A travel blog entry by jcastellan


... cruiser they stopped and watched us watch them. Watching them reminded me of the mindless deaths of rhinos that have occurred in the park in the past year.

After ten minutes or so we continued. We came to Vlei Pan. This is a very popular waterhole with the animals because fresh water is pumped daily. At that moment there were only three kudus on the other side. We were now half way to the gate. We stopped to watch a herd of impalas. At this time of the year there are many ...

The Africa Bush

A travel blog entry by pbandjgoround


... quiet approach is best or they will quickly run off into the bush, the same goes for the steenbuck who is a very small antelope - he rarely sticks around long enough for a picture. The elephants are calm and strong but exhibit warning signs if you approach too closely - we figured this out when we turned a corner and encountered a giant bull in our path. He was not too happy and we had to wait to see what he thought of us. As ...

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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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    5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding