With accommodation for up to 32 adults and 12 children, this superb Lodge is the ideal venue for family and group getaways as well as conferences, team building retreats, and special celebrations.
Whether it’s a romantic bush wedding or a bespoke business conference, Madikwe River Lodge’s dedicated staff can assist you in planning an outstanding event within easy driving distance of Johannesburg.
Madikwe River Lodge has sixteen split-level thatched chalets – one luxury chalet, three double suites with king-sized beds, six twin suites, and six family suites with two twin beds and a sleeper couch – all carefully set to take full advantage of the cool serenity offered by its secluded woodland location.
The chalets are individually decorated and clearly reflect the influence of the natural beauty surrounding them. Each chalet features an en-suite bathroom, outdoor shower, a full range of customised toiletries, air-conditioning, and a wooden deck overlooking the gently meandering Groot Marico River and expansive wilderness beyond.
In addition, the luxury chalet boasts a private sitting area plus the following guest amenities: a ceiling fan, mini-bar, complimentary tea and coffee making facilities, and a hairdryer. Cots are available on request.
The main hub of Madikwe River Lodge is where guests can gather to socialise in the comfortable lounge or adjourn to the bar for a refreshing sundowner drink. Breakfasts, brunches, high teas, and dinner are served in the main dining area which seats up to 30 guests at one time.
The Lodge’s traditional Boma lies just a short distance from the main hub on a small river island which is accessed via a wooden bridge. Here early morning breakfasts are served under the sprawling foliage of the towering Acacia trees. And leisurely firelit dinners are complemented by the sparkling African night skies. Bush dinners and picnic baskets are also available on request.
A stay at Madikwe River Lodge affords guests ample opportunities to participate in a range of fun outdoor activities and explore the remarkable diversity of fauna and flora that makes Madikwe such a world-renowned game reserve.
Adventures include morning and afternoon game drives, guided wilderness trails and bush walks, and birding safaris in the company of the Lodge’s experienced rangers. For guests looking to relax, the crystal-clear rock pool is just the spot to while another glorious afternoon in this amazing bushveld haven. Or get swept up in a stargazing session from the vantage of the Boma.
Extra guest amenities include a curio shop, laundry services, babysitting for your convenience, and a private airstrip.
And with the Lodge being a family-friendly establishment, children aged six to 15 years are allowed on the game drives and at the bush braais while teenagers 16 years and older are also welcome on the guided wilderness trails and bush walks.
Madikwe River Lodge’s first-rate service, excellent facilities, and stunning setting have ensured its popularity as a destination where delegates, package tour members, families and friends can unwind far from the stress and strains of everyday life.