The Bush House

Address: Wonderboom Gate, Madikwe Game Reserve, Madikwe Game Reserve, North-West South Africa, 2740, South Africa | Lodge
 
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This lodge, located on Wonderboom Gate, Madikwe Game Reserve, Madikwe Game Reserve, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Bush House Madikwe Game Reserve

      Reviewed by geosan.479

      Well worth the price

      Reviewed Apr 26, 2014
      by (4 reviews) Arkansas , South Africa Flag of South Africa

      We spent a lovely weekend in the well-appointed "The Bush House" that is a refurbished farm house of the North West Province situated at the north west part of the large Madikwe Game Reserve. Sue and Gordon have a beautiful lodge that serves a maximum of 12 guests. We love the smaller lodges because you get to know the staff as well as your fellow travelers. The rooms are spacious and clean. We reserved a room with an outdoor patio and set apart from the main house. The lodge is nicely decorated with African curios and Sue has used her own photographs to display the animals you are likely to see. Food is, as in most places in South Africa, is plentiful and well-prepared. You eat very well in the lodges. Because the morning drives in late April are cold, the blankets and hot water bottles are very much appreciated. You can't go wrong by booking at The Bush House.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

      TripAdvisor Reviews The Bush House Madikwe Game Reserve

      5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding
       

      Travel Blogs from Madikwe Game Reserve

      One Last Adventure in South Africa

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

      284 photos

      The Bush House, Madikwe, North West Province, South Africa

      26-28 April 2014

      Monday, 26 April 2014– start from Jo'burg at 8:20 AM drive to Madikwe arrive around 12:30 PM. Met by Elrie, our receptionist and waitress for our 2-night stay. Have a small glass of juice while we do a little paper work then are escorted to our well …

      Travelling to Tuningi Lodge in Madikwe Game Reserv

      A travel blog entry by jamesfamily on Dec 23, 2014

      6 photos

      ... The rangers were determined to find the wild dogs but it wasn't to be. We saw their tracks but did not get a sighting. We did however get to see the black rhino and Frances had a chameleon climb all over her. It was a fabulous evening. Dinner was served as soon as we got back, three course meal. We all had eland (big antelope) and it was delicious. Seeing as we were getting a 4.30am wake up call we headed off to bed in our air conditioned bedrooms. It is going to be such a hard four ...

      Madikwe Safari Lodge - great!

      A travel blog entry by luc.larocque on Apr 12, 2013

      7 photos

      ... afternoon and are leaving Saturday morning. We will have had access to six game drives but will have gone on four: we chose to sleep in once...

      The drives were very successful. We are able to view all of the big-five: rhino, elephant, leopard, buffalo, hippo. Plus, we've seen much more: hyenas, zebras, giraffes, jackals, birds of all sorts. Some photos are attached below. I must add that our guide, Kevin, was very knowledgable ...

      Walking in the Bush

      A travel blog entry by jcastellan on Mar 11, 2013

      10 photos

      ... the area.

      This was going to be the second time that I have been on a bush walk in a big 5 area. The last time I did a bush walk was in Kruger Park and that was over two years ago. I was a bit nervous that we would come across an animal before spotting it.

      After about ten minutes I did start to enjoy the walk, but I was very aware of my surroundings and every little sound made me jump. We stopped to closely look at a community spider web. This was a huge ...

      Two of the Big Five

      A travel blog entry by jcastellan on Aug 05, 2012

      3 photos

      This afternoon Paul had to pick-up a staff member from the furthest gate, so naturally as I had finished working I went along for a drive. A few other staff also came with us for the drive- great to see them interested in the animals and the bush.
      At first we didn't see much until we came across four elephants, two on the road and the other two by the road. The two on the road were slowly walking towards us and swaying their trunks. With ...