Mateya Safari Lodge

Address: Madikwe Game Reserve, North-West South Africa, South Africa | Lodge
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This 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

    We've had a fantastic time at Makanyane and it was a little sad to leave. But I am looking forward to going home. Though I could certainly get used to having all my meals prepared for me, the cleaning done and the bed turned down!
    We've been given a timeframe to return - one of the staff said we have to come back within ...

    Days of Our Lives

    A travel blog entry by rhian_of_oz on Oct 04, 2014

    ... dark. As well as driving around looking for/at animals, both vehicles meet up at sunset for drinks, nibbles and poo-spitting.Dinner. Have I mentioned how delicious the food is?Escort back to our room. The lodge and the rooms are unfenced which means no walking around on your own after dark. We haven't seen any lions but there have been elephants, wildebeest, zebra and monkeys.Sweet ...

    The Night of the Hephalumps

    A travel blog entry by rhian_of_oz on Oct 04, 2014

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    ... was a bit scarier in the dark because they just loom up out of nowhere.
    As we approached The Drift on the way back to the lodge, there was yet another elephant, this time a lone male, who crossed the river ahead of us, but thankfully went in the opposite direction to where we were going once he got to the other side.
    I never felt in any danger, but I was reminded that elephants are considered one of the "big five" because they are more likely to attack than run ...

    Big cat diary

    A travel blog entry by rhian_of_oz on Oct 04, 2014

    We often cross the river during game drives at a place called The Drift, so what do we see this morning when we approach but a pride of lions. It's a different one to what we've seen before - two males, an older female and two younger females. The dominant male was in a bit of mood and was following the older female who was having none of him and growled at him and gave him a smack. The three younger lions are trying to ...

    One Last Adventure in South Africa

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

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    ... still “conducting their business” when we decided to continue on our way. Along the way some banded mongooses are also spotted; apparently, the mongooses have taken over some of the meerkat territory and they are rarely seen. The stop for our sundowners is at the top of a hill that affords a beautiful view of the very large reserve. Further down the road, we find a stand of giraffes ...