The Bush House

Wonderboom Gate Entrance, Madikwe Game Reserve, North-West South Africa, South Africa | Lodge
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Travel Blogs from Madikwe Game Reserve

On Safari

A travel blog entry by pbandjgoround


Wait? Am I dreaming? - The first two thoughts that ran through my head the day we arrived at the Madikwe Game reserve. We are currently staying at The Bush House - the most amazing "home away from home" we could have ever asked for... after months of random hostels, tea houses, and vans, it is really nice to have found this piece of heaven.

Madikwe - The Big Five (no Bull [fallo])

A travel blog entry by marybc

So back on Hwy 4 on our second full day in South Africa we are better rested and able to tackle the traffic. The good news is there aren't a lot of cars heading this way. Along both the Number 4 and the Number 49 we had to watch out for cattle, goats and radar traps through the villages. Finally we made it hot and tired to the Bush House. OK.... I …

Madikwe Safari Lodge - great!

A travel blog entry by luc.larocque


... 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 ...

Two of the Big Five

A travel blog entry by jcastellan


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 ...

Splashing & Swimming

A travel blog entry by jcastellan


This afternoon on my work break I went with Paul for a drive to local general dealer, which was just outside the park, about a 30 minute drive from the lodge. As we left the lodge and drove through the wetlands we encountered a herd of elephants. We stopped ...

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This lodge, located on Wonderboom Gate Entrance, Madikwe Game Reserve, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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