Thakadu River Camp

Located in the eastern region of Madikwe Private Game Reserve in the North West Province of South Africa, is the community run tented camp, Thakadu River Camp. Tucked within a riverine canopy along the banks of the Marico River, Thakadu is surrounded by tree-tops, nature and sheer tranquility. Thakadu consists of 12 tented units including four family units. The influence of the river is very apparent, with the trees, birds and water providing a peaceful and tranquil mood within the camp. There is an open-plan reception, lounge and dining area.

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Luxury Tent

Thakadu River Camp comprises of twelve tented suites, each with their own viewing deck overlooking the Marico River. Of the twelve tented suites, four are family units, each with an extra sleeper couch catering for children. Comfortably furnished and with a strong Afro-Asian safari ambience the tents feature en-suite bathrooms with an indoor shower and separate bath, mosquito nets draped over double or twin beds, hairdryer, tea and coffee facilities and glass sliding doors that open onto the viewing deck.

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Thakadu River Camp features a large dining area with spectacular viewing decks.

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Guest can enjoy the lodge pool and spa treatments. Activities from Thakadu include morning and afternoon game drives, birding, bush walks and star gazing.

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