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    Safari Lodge
  • Makanyane

    Safari Lodge
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    Safari Lodge
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    Safari Lodge
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Makanyane Safari Lodge | Madikwe Game Reserve

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A new luxurious and exclusive safari lodge, Makanyane is situated on private land within the magnificent 75,000 hectare malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve - home to the Big 5 and a myriad of other animal and bird species. Makanyane, which lies hidden in lush riverside forest, offers unforgettable wildlife experiences, exquisite accommodation and cuisine as well as outstanding personal service. Visit Makanyane Safari Lodge to experience the drama and mystery of Africa's vast natural history, exhilarating wildlife, ancient legends and rich cultural history and to relax and revitalise body and mind.

Makanyane Safari Lodge was designed by a team of award winning architects to effortlessly blend with the surrounding bush. The relaxed yet luxurious interiors complement the design perfectly, tastefully enhancing the atmosphere of comfort in this idyllic environment. The main lodge consists of a beautiful main building and eight stunning suites, which lie hidden in the lush forest, offering spectacular views over the tranquil Marico River. Situated on 1,800 hectares of private ground within the 75,000 hectare Madikwe Game Reserve, the lodge has accommodation for a maximum of sixteen guests, ensuring that each guest has privacy and individual attention.

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Rates inclusive of 14% V.A.T. • South African Rands • Subject to availability

Sancutuary Makanyane 1-2 nights
Rate per person
(2 people sharing)
Single rate 3rd Adult
sharing rate
Child rate**
01 May '17 to 31 Aug '17 5 080.00 5 080.00 2 540.00 2 540.00
01 Sep '17 to 05 Jan '18 6 580.00 9 870.00 3 290.00 3 290.00
Sancutuary Makanyane 3-4 nights
Rate per person
(2 people sharing)
Single rate 3rd Adult
sharing rate
Child rate**
01 May '17 to 31 Aug '17 3 390.00 3 390.00 1 695.00 1 695.00
01 Sep '17 to 05 Jan '18 6 250.00 9 375.00 3 125.00 3 125.00
Sancutuary Makanyane 5-7 nights
Rate per person
(2 people sharing)
Single rate 3rd Adult
sharing rate
Child rate**
01 May '17 to 31 Aug '17 3 300.00 3 300.00 1 650.00 1 650.00
01 Sep '17 to 05 Jan '18 5 265.00 7 895.00 2 630.00 2 630.00
Sancutuary Makanyane 8+ nights
Rate per person
(2 people sharing)
Single rate 3rd Adult
sharing rate
Child rate**
01 May '17 to 31 Aug '17 3 050.00 3 050.00 1 525.00 1 525.00
01 Sep '17 to 05 Jan '18 5 265.00 7 895.00 2 630.00 2 630.00

Rates are per person per night in ZAR
Longer duration pricing is valid for single & multi-camp stays

 
Food & Wine
 
Our delicious cuisine is complimented by superb South African wines from our extensive cellar. As well as offering classic wines such as Kanonkop's Paul Sauer and Klein Constantia's Vin de Constance, we have gone to great lengths to search out excellent quality, value and range in the wine list that we offer our guests. This ensures that for wine lovers Makanyane is a real treat.
 
Gym & Spa
 
The well equipped gym and bush spa is just the place to work up an appetite, or to simply pamper yourself. Tucked away in the forest, this air-conditioned facility has all that you need for a gentle workout or more strenuous exercise. Alternatively, treat yourself to massage or aromatherapy from Makanyane's onsite masseuse.
 
Conference Facilities
 
A computer with full internet access is available for the use of guests together with fax services. Satellite television and video are also provided. Makanyane has air conditioned conference facilities for 16 people.
 
Activities
 
Activities at Makanyane revolve around relaxing your body and mind and experiencing the rich details of your surroundings. Relax by lounging at our heated swimming pool, strip away the stress of city living with a massage or aromatherapy on your private deck or in our bush spa, unwind by exercising in our gym, or simply catch up on your quiet time by selecting a book from our library and settling down in our den or on one of the outside decks to read. Elephant To experience the vibrant bush life around you, allow yourself to be led through Madikwe's 75,000 hectare environment, either on foot or in an open vehicle. Watch the wildlife, oblivious to your presence, from one of our bush hides overlooking a waterhole or facing plains that stretch to the horizon. You could even sleep out under the stars while nocturnal life continues around your secure, elevated deck.
 
on Safari
 
Madikwe Game Reserve is more than just an incredible malaria-free safari destination, it is an internationally significant conservation initiative.The species that populate Madikwe include lion, leopard, black rhino and white rhino as well as large herds of elephant and buffalo. The rare African wild dog (in the Tswana language, "Makanyane"), cheetah, spotted and brown hyena, giraffe, zebra and numerous antelope species also roam the reserve. Over 340 bird species also make their home in Madikwe which sprawls across richly varied eco-zones, from rocky peaks, across open grasslands, to verdant valleys, each zone with its own distinctive inhabitants.

Rates are in South African Rand (ZAR) per person per night and include VAT, all meals, two daily game drives, game walks, park fees, laundry services, emergency medical evacuation, beverages (house wines, local beers, local spirits and soft drinks), and transfers to and from the airstrip in Madikwe Game Reserve.

Rates exclude
travel insurance, boutique purchases, gratuities, spa treatments, Champagne and premium drinks, all other items of a personal nature, landing fees for Madikwe Game Reserve airstrip, internal flights, and road transfers. Rates are subject to availability and can be withdrawn without prior notice anytime at the sole discretion of Sanctuary Retreats. All bookings are subject to the Sanctuary Retreats trading terms and conditions.

Accommodation Information
Triples are subject to availability at time of confirming a booking. There is a maximum of 3 rooms per night available for triple or quadruple occupancy in Sanctuary Makanyane Safari Lodge. There is guide accommodation at Sanctuary Makanyane Safari Lodge that can be booked at a rate of ZAR 2,250 per night, subject to availability.

Long Stay Rates
Long stay rates depend on duration of total stay and season of travel. The total stay can be in Sanctuary Makanyane Safari Lodge only, or be made up of shorter stays in two or more Sanctuary Retreats camps or lodges anywhere in Africa together. Stays in more than one camp or lodge do not need to be consecutive, but must belong to one itinerary. For example, if booking a total of 6 nights with Sanctuary Retreats in 3 different camps/lodges with 2 nights in each camp/lodge, use the ‘5 – 7 nights’ rates for each of the camps/lodges.
 
Single Occupancy

There is no supplement for single occupancy of suites in low season. All single occupancy bookings in high and peak season are charged at the single rates listed.

Children Policy

Children aged 12 and over are welcome at Sanctuary Makanyane Safari Lodge. A maximum of two children aged 12 – 15 inclusive are able to share a suite with two adults.

Child Rates

Child rates and free child stays, where applicable based on the following conditions, is for children aged 12 – 15 years inclusive. One child stays free of charge, and another child pays the child rate, when sharing with 2 paying adults in low season, subject to availability of a triple or quadruple suite. One or two children pay the child rate when sharing with 2 guests paying adult rates in high and peak season, subject to availability of a triple or quadruple suite. One, two or three children sharing with one adult in low season pay the child rate, subject to availability of a triple or quadruple suite. In all other circumstances children pay the applicable adult fare.

Cancellation Terms
All cancellations should be made in writing and cancellation charges are calculated on the total value of the booking. Cancellations received from date of booking to 61 days prior to arrival incur a 20% cancellation fee. Cancellations received from 60 days to 31 days prior to arrival incur a 50% cancellation fee. Cancellations received from 30 days prior to the booked date of arrival incur a 100% cancellation fee. Additional fees may apply for cancellation of airline tickets and other services which will be advised as soon as possible after receipt of the written cancellation. Special cancellation terms may be applicable for group bookings or exclusive use of a lodge or camp and will be advised at time of booking.

Strolling along the shady path winding through the riverine forest will bring you to your romantic and secluded suite. As in the main lodge, rich African textures abound, walls of natural rock and dried tree trunks merge with rough teak doors and contrast with the overhanging thatch. The glass walled bedroom suites allow uninterrupted views of the river and the surrounding bush. The open-fronted lounge with its private sundeck is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the sights and sounds of the bush. The call of the fish eagle echoes down the river as elephants, escaping the heat of the day, plunge into the deep water and disturb the sleeping hippo.

The spectacular bathrooms have under-floor heating as well as indoor and outdoor showers. The wide, folding doors can be opened to allow the sounds and scents of the surrounding bush to join you in the luxurious freestanding bathtub. The understated luxury of your suite flawlessly compliments your untamed surroundings. The suites have fireplaces, overhead fans and are fully air-conditioned and heated. The rooms also have a telephone, hot beverage making facilities, mini safe and a bar fridge. Bathrobes, hairdryers, insect repellent, body and sun lotion, soap as well as shampoo and conditioner are all provided.

In addition to the above offers, guests on honeymoon also receive the following:

Honeymoon Special Complimentary Inclusions:

• Beauty Treatments to the value of 1,000.00 ZAR
• Sparkling Wine and Fruit Basket on arrival.
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The lodge consists of a beautiful main building and eight stunning suites, which lie hidden in the lush forest, offering spectacular views over the tranquil Marico River. Situated on 1,800 hectares of private ground within the 75,000 hectare Madikwe Game Reserve, the lodge has accommodation for a maximum of sixteen guests, ensuring that each guest has privacy and individual attention. Makanyane Safari Lodge is located on 1,800 hectares of private ground incorporated into the magnificent malaria-free Madikwe Reserve in the North West Province of South Africa. Madikwe is 50 minutes by air from Johannesburg. Driving time from Johannesburg is approximately 3.5 hours using the route via Sun City and 5 hours using the route via Rustenburg and Zeerust.

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Business Hours

Mon – Fri: (09:00 - 17:00)
Sat: (09:00 - 13:00)
Time Zone UTC/GMT +2 hours

E-mail: safaris@madikwe.net

 
       

What sets us Apart!

MALARIA FREE
Ideal for family or small groups
Rich biodiversity of game
Large elephant population
Over 350 bird species
Effortless road and air access

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