|Rates inclusive of 15% VAT
• South African Rands • Subject to availability
||1 Oct 2018
31 Mar 2019
|1 Apr 2019
30 Sep 2019
|1 Oct 2019
31 Mar 2020
Tentes Suite Single
Tented Suite Per Night Sharing
Tent Per Person Per Night Sharing
under 12 yrs sharing
Look at our Special Offers for SA Residents under
our special offers section!
Morning and afternoon/evening game-drives in open game-viewing vehicles, bush sundowners and drink stops on the Reserve, visits to hides. Regrettably, due to safety concerns, children under 6 years of age are unable to participate in game-drives (shorter kiddies game drives can be arrange after breakfast).
Game-rich country with Big Five (black & white rhino), elephant, lion, buffalo and leopard) cheetah, wild dog, hyaenas, hippos, kudu, springbok, eland, red hartebeest, giraffe and impala, A paradise for bird watchers.
Thakadu River Camp is a wholly-owned Community-based Tented Safari Camp within Madikwe Game Reserve, which is located in the North West Province of South Africa. Thakadu is easily accessible by private charter or the daily Madikwe Shuttle into Madikwe Eastern Airstrip just 45 minutes from Thakadu through the reserve. Thakadu River Camp is 3 and a half hour’s drive from Johannesburg on the N4 via Sun City.
Federal Air operates a daily flight from Johannesburg International Airport to Madikwe Airstrip, departing at 11H15 and returning at 12H30. Private air charters fly directly to Madikwe airstrip, 25 minutes from the lodge. Morukuru Lodge is easily accessible by two-wheel drive vehicle on good roads. The driving time from Johannesburg is 3.5 hours on good roads.
The 5-star accommodation in Madikwe comprises 12 x Tented Suites that
boast a strong Afro-Asian safari ambience and viewing decks overlooking
the Marico River. These spacious tents offer every comfort and luxury
with features including air-conditioning, hairdryer and power 220vAc.
- Air Conditioning
- Coffee & Tea Station
- Hair Dryer
Children are welcome in any of the 4 x Family Rooms, as these tented
suites each have an extra queen-size sleeper couch
- Air Conditioning
- Coffee & Tea Station
- Hair Dryer
These special rates are applicable to SA residents only.
|01 Oct 2018 to 31 Mar
3 Night Stay
|Book within 7 Days
Rate includes all meals and 2 game drives daily
Above Rates are per person sharing
Rate excludes gate entrance fee of
per person per stay and conservation levies of R 150
person per night and bed levy of R10
per person per night rates will apply on block
Single rate is a 50% supplement of the sharing rate.
Children between the ages 6 – 12 years will pay 50% of the
adult sharing rate. Children over 12 are charged as adults.
The above Conservation Levies are subject to change.
Subject to availability of suitable accommodation and maximum
2 children sharing a bedroom with 2 adults:
All rates quoted include 15% VAT
All rates for South African properties include a 1% South African
tourism development levy
time is from 14h00 and check
out time is by 10h00 at all aha properties.
- Per Person,
- All meals and 2 Game Drives daily
- Excl. Bed levy & Gate fee
- 5 years of age
Stay free of charge only when sharing with two
adults, meals charged on consumption
- 11 years of age
Pay 50% of the adult sharing rate when sharing with two
full paying adults
Full adult rate applicable if occupying their own room
years & older
Occupy their own room and pay full adult rate
Where a child shares with 1 adult the adult sharing rate
Where a child shares with 1 adult the double rate applies. Children
staying on their own in a room will pay the prevailing single or double
are offered ta R132/
- Inclusive of 15% VAT
- Luxury accommodation
- Two game drives per day
- All meals daily
- Welcome drinks and teas & coffees at meals
- Road transfer from the Madikwe Airstrip to the Lodge
- In South African Rand
- Subject to availability
All tariffs quoted are subject to change, without prior
notice, however rates quoted for confirmed bookings will be honoured
- 45 – 30 Days prior to arrival 25%
- 29 – 15 days prior to arrival 80%
- 14 – 01 days prior to arrival 100%
- Cancellations will only be accepted in writing.
Maximum 2 adults
Maximum 2 adults & 2 children under the age of 12 on a sleeper
CONSERVATION / COMMUNITY
LEVIES & PARK FEES.
Thakadu River Camp: Gate Fee @ R180
per adult per
per child from age 3 – 9 years old, Free under 3 years old
Conservation Levy @ R150
per adult per day,
per child per day from ages 2 – 12 years
old, Free under 2 years old
Bed levy @ R 10
per person per day from age 1 year old
Flight Landing Fee @ R
per person per stay from age 10 years old, R 150
per child from
age 3-9 years old, Free under 3 years old.
Subject to change as and when advised by North West National Parks
Aha Thakadu River Camp certainly stands out from the crowd of standard
game lodges, as it is ideally positioned in a transitional area which
means it draws wildlife from two different, yet complementary,
The beauty of aha Thakadu River Camp is complimented by a team of
dedicated and highly trained game rangers* who understand the fauna and
flora within the Madikwe Reserve. These professionals are skilled in
locating as many animals as possible in this malaria-free area.
Because comfort is paramount, this 24-bed camp, with its exceptionally
private location, assures guests of a tranquil, relaxing experience.
*Madikwe Game Reserve is a private game reserve and does not allow
‘self-drive’ game drives.
MADIKWE GAME RESERVE
Home to a tremendous diversity of fauna and flora, Madikwe Game Reserve
is the ideal getaway destination! The Reserve allows guests to book
exciting game drives and learn more about the area as they spot
You may expect to find the following animals in the area:
- Black and White Rhino
- Wild Dog
Madikwe Game Reserve accommodation and camp is a superb open-vehicle
safari destination where guests are accompanied by well-trained and
informative rangers. On your visit to the Reserve, aha Thakadu River
Camp offers a range of other activities for you to enjoy:
BAR & POOL AREA
- Boma dining
- Game drives
Madikwe Game Reserve accommodation is available in luxury tented
suites, as well as an inviting main camp area that offers guests an
open-plan lounge, dining, pool and bar area to relax in after a day of
Besides indulging in the elegant luxury and warm, personal service of
aha Thakadu River Camp, guests can experience the essence of nature by
joining us for a range of activities*, designed to ensure the ultimate
*Children under 6 years can join us for a 1.5-hour game drive
especially for them after breakfast, as they cannot be permitted on
standard game drives. Parents are welcome to join.
Wake up in the true splendour of Madikwe River Camp, situated along the
Botswana border, and start your day amidst nature. Our game drives are
led by highly trained rangers with a vast knowledge of the fauna and
flora in the area.
Guests have the opportunity to enjoy early morning as well as evening
game drives where the chances of spotting the Big Five, are high. Both
morning and evening game drives offer completely different
opportunities and sightings.
Game Reserve is a private game reserve and does not allow
‘Self-Drive’ game drives
EARLY MORNING GAME DRIVES
Get an early start to the day and enjoy the sights, sounds and smells
that accompany the dawning of a new day. Depending on the time of year,
morning game drives depart at different times.
EVENING GAME DRIVES
As the sun sets, an entirely new game viewing experience presents
itself. Once again, depending on the time of year, departure time will
differ. Evening game drives offer a host of wildlife: hyena, lion,
jackals, leopard, birds of prey and much more.
aha Thakadu River Camp offers game drives where professional and
informative rangers will gladly assist with educating you about various
bird species you may encounter.