Royal Madikwe

Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa

Royal Madikwe

Royal Madikwe is a small, privately-owned luxury lodge located in a malaria-free game reserve in North West South Africa. Small and intimate, Madikwe is typically booked on an exclusive basis.

Royal Madikwe is a privately-owned safari lodge situated in the malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve, a short drive from Johannesburg. Small and intimate, this thatched lodge is ideal for families or small groups wanting a safari camp that can be booked on an exclusive basis.

Wood from old marula and leadwood trees has been used in the construction of Royal Madikwe's main lodge, which is built under thatch in a traditional African style. The lounge, dining area and carefully appointed library lead to raised decks with dramatic views of the surrounding landscape and nearby waterhole.

Facilities at Royal Madikwe include a swimming pool, dining room, bar, lounge and children’s play area.


Royal Madikwe can accommodate up to 10 guests in three luxury double suites, one twin suite, and one family suite. All of the rooms are furnished with four-poster beds, fireplace, air-conditioning, viewing deck and en-suite bathroom with indoor and outdoor shower.


Meals are served in the stylish dining room or outside overlooking the waterhole. The dinner menus are fixed, and accompanied by superb local and international wines from the wine cellar.


- Swimming pool
- Lounge
- Dining room
- Indoor and outdoor bar
- Well stocked wine cellar
- Library
- Boma
- Children’s play area


- Game drives
- Bush walks
- Bird watching
- Bush dinners

Child Policy

Children are welcome. Family suites are available and the lodge offers a child-minding service.

Special Offer

For bookings made before the end of February 2019, Royal Madikwe are offering a special offer of pay 2, stay 3 nights. This offer is applicable to all travel dates in 2019, except for the following periods: 10-30 April; 20-31 December. Bookings must be made before March 1st for the offer to apply.

For more detail, or for a tailor-made safari itinerary incorporating Royal Madikwe, please get in touch with our staff on 01822 600 600, or