There are three good reasons to holiday in Madikwe Game Reserve - to experience its incredible scenery, abundant wildlife, and warm hospitality. Whether you're exploring the terrain during an organised safari, venturing by 4x4, or enjoying a hiking trail, you'll be in awe of this area's landscape and many wild residents. Other activities include stargazing, bush walks, photographic safaris, fishing, and trips into the reserves wine cellars - the perfect way to end a day.
You'd be forgiven for thinking that dining in Madikwe is likely to be rather limited. However, let us reassure you that you are likely to be spoiled for choice whenever you sit down to eat in this glorious game reserve. There's a real emphasis on fruit and locally sourced ingredients in Madikwe, while meals can be enjoyed deep in the bush, on a terrace overlooking the plains, or snuggled inside your accommodation. The wares of the wine cellars are to be especially enjoyed.
Prepare to come face-to-face with some of South Africa's most incredible species, including the so-called Big Five of lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo - a magical combination that is sought after by anyone embarking upon a safari. Madikwe is one of South Africa's best game reserves in which to find African dogs, an endangered species across the world, and you'll also delight in spotting cheetahs, hyenas or aardvarks, as well as a variety of bird species and insects.