Tau Game Lodge

Far northern border of South Africa, Madikwe Game Reserve, North-West South Africa, 1683, South Africa | 4 star lodge
Prices starting from $496.00

Travel Blogs from Madikwe Game Reserve

One Last Adventure in South Africa

A travel blog entry by geosan.479


... water bottle. It is hard to keep rooted to the seat as we bounce along the dirt road. Our mission is to discover the leopard today. JR’s eagle eyes spot a rock hyrax in a cliff side high above and beyond the road. Trips of guinea fowl are like chickens, just managing to stay in front of the vehicle unsure of what to do. JR spots a snake eagle in a tree and we watch it as it takes flight ...

A Little Drive

A travel blog entry by jcastellan


... the large pack of wild dogs, consisting of both adults and pups. They were lying about in the sand, resting and soon to become active. They were quite spread out. We parked in the middle of the area. Slowly they became active and began playing with each other. As they ran around, they kicked up quite a bit of dust. They were not bothered by our presence at all.

On the other side of ...

Dried up Carcass

A travel blog entry by jcastellan


... not doing much. Then we continued on.

Our next sighting was a rhino hiding in the bushes and quite shy. We were not able to observe it for very long as it took off. Further along the road we saw a lonesome dagga boy (old male buffalo) and lots of plains animals - giraffe, zebra, red hartebeest, kudu and impala.

At the end of the drive we enjoyed a beautiful sunset, as the animals ate ...


A travel blog entry by barbo


... Today is our first excursion from the train and we all got off the train in the middle of nowhere. We were met by safari vehicles which took us to "Wayside", a brahman stud on the edge of the Kalahari desert. It was a big area, with good quality brahmans, but to make ends meet at the very edge of a desert, they had gone into tourism and accommodation. People could stay and tour the stud as well as go on safari. They gave us a good talk and demonstration on ...


A travel blog entry by thesunroseclear


... br> In Gaborone the streets are better, but a lack of good urban planning has allowed the commercial centre of town, which seemed to be thriving as recently as 2006, to die. Retail activity has moved to shopping centres on the ring road. It's as though they said, our climate is like Texas, so let's make everything resemble Texas.

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Currency in Botswana is the pula, about 7 to the USD. The fact that pula means rain ...

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This 4 star lodge, located on Far northern border of South Africa, Madikwe Game Reserve, is near Rustenburg Nature Reserve.
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