Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge, situated in the heart of the malaria free Madikwe Game Reserve, offers local and international visitors alike the utmost in luxury and outstanding hospitality. The lodge, which is ingeniously set amongst boulders and age old Tamboti trees, overlooks the 75 000 hectare reserve, and it offers some of Southern Africa’s best Big 5 and wild dog viewing. Madikwe Hills’ dawn and dusk game drives, hosted by the extremely knowledgeable game rangers, ensure that guests leave having seen a wide and exciting range of African wildlife and birdlife. The Lodge’s 11 ‘Afrochic’ styled and luxuriously decorated glass fronted suites each have their own verandah and plunge pool, offering absolute privacy and majestic views of the Reserve. Other touches add to the experience in the form of outside showers, fireplaces, under floor heating and air conditioning, as well as concertina glass doors that open the room up entirely.
Traversing over 75 000 hectares, Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge is situated on a hill, in the heart of the malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve. Ingeniously set amongst boulders and age-old Tamboti trees, the lodge offers visitors the utmost in luxury and hospitality, where you will find yourself enchanted by a world of intrigue and majestic beauty. The Madikwe Game Reserve is home not only to the Big Five, but also to a wealth of other fascinating creatures, including the rare Wild Dog. Our team at Madikwe Hills looks forward to showing you Africa’s wonderful wildlife and to fulfilling your every wish, making your stay the ultimate in privacy and luxury. The pure dedication and passion of the team at Madikwe Hills ensure that every guest departs with a memory of an African safari never to be forgotten.
Madikwe Hills consists of a Main Lodge with ten suites, and a private camp, Little Madikwe Hills, accommodating twenty-four guests in total. At the Main Lodge, ten ultra-luxurious glass-fronted suites complete with their own deck and private plunge pools offer absolute privacy and majestic views.The unusual, yet subtle “Afrochic” décor integrates natural elements with colours highlighting Africa’s ambience, with each suite boasting soft sofas, voluptuous mosquito netting and cotton picot linen. Your suite has been designed for complete relaxation and comfort, with fireplaces and under-floor heating for the winter months, and for summer, overhead fans and air-conditioning, proving a welcome respite from the harshness of the African heat. Outside showers, romantic bathrooms and concertina glass doors allow you to truly feel at one with the environment.
Head Chef, Lara Whyte is on hand to create a variety of wholesome and satisfying dishes, which leave each and every guest alive to the possibility of fusion food mixed with the finest in African ingredients and decadent flavours.
A culinary marvel in her own right, Marita has perfected the art of combining freshness with flavour and turning simple ingredients into cuisine of great visual appeal with every plate that makes its way from the kitchen. Marita acknowledges passion as her secret ingredient when perfecting that ultimate dining experience.
Traditional Full English and Continental breakfasts served on the main deck are hearty and unpretentious; we like to call it “comfort food with a twist!” In addition to the English breakfast, there is also a selection of Eggs Benedict, Eggs Florentine, mouth watering Canadian French toast among other selections on the menu.Breakfasts at Madikwe Hills are a relaxed and fulfilling affair.
Game Drives: State of the art open landrovers with bucket seats and fold-down armrests stand ready to take you on safari, ensuring your optimum safety and comfort. Your knowledgeable ranger with his friendly disposition will ensure that your experiences are not but a “whisper on the winds of a timeless eternity”. Your knowledgeable and professional ranger conducts early morning and late afternoon / evening game drives in search of Africa’s big game.
Wildlife Photography: Those with a passion for wildlife photography will be able to get various tips from their ranger on taking the perfect picture, while on their game drive. The rangers are avid fans of photography, many of them having entered renowned international and local competitions with great results. Please do not hesitate to ask your ranger for assistance in this regard.
Bush Dinners: On warm evenings, guests may be treated to a three course meal in the heart of the bushveld.
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