Jamala Madikwe Royal Safari Lodge offers 5-Star ultra luxury on the southeastern side of Madikwe Game Reserve in South Africa. From the award-winning food to the five villas, your senses will be captivated by each and every experience.
Notably, this lodge is managed by its owners, who take great pride in adding personal touches. Along with their professional staff, they will ensure your time in the bush is unforgettable. Enjoy top-rated South African elegance, while getting closer to the “Big Five” in a malaria-free environment.
Organic glamour and opulent accents combine to ensure a distinctive and elegant flair.Tradition and eccentricity are tastefully united in an atmosphere that knows no equal. Jamala Madikwe reflects a classic sense of style that is sufficiently robust to match the savage beauty that lies beyond.
Jamala Madikwe gently embraces the lay of the land with five freestanding villas.Each slice of paradise offers superlative luxury and intimate privacy combined with extravagant outdoor facilities which include individual rim-flow pools and salas, expansive wooden decks and private outdoor shower.
Carefully considered design ensures that each private villa enjoys expansive views of open savannas and the watering hole.Spatial elegance is to be found throughout each private sanctuary where gracious bathrooms, a separate lounge and bedroom are all luxuriantly appointed. Indulge yourselves by enjoying a romantic dinner for two within or on your own deck of endless views.
Panoramic views, exotic sounds and wild perfumes of the bush are hallmarks of the Jamala Madikwe Experience.From its genteel position beneath a canopy of age-old Leadwood trees, the deck-fringed lodge gives way to views of open savanna lands and a watering hole that plays host to Africa's wildlife.
Designs from award winning chef Nico, titillate the senses with an array of sensual delights.Dine alfresco beneath Africa's ink-rich skies - cut with the brilliance of a million stars. Food aficionados can indulge in modern gastronomic treats served with the chic colonial charm and grace that is unique to Jamala Madikwe.
Game DrivesMadikwe is an ancient land where nature play out her age-old theatre of life and death between hunter and hunted.Well positioned within the reserve's treasure trove of animals, Jamala Madikwe reverberates with the call of birds and impish Vervet monkeys.
Winter August 2018 Special & May, June and July 2019
3 Nights at Jamala Madikwe
50 % reduction on the 3rd night
4 Nights at Jamala Madikwe
75 % reduction on the 4rd night
Subject to availability. One promotion per visit. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion.
Cancellations must be in writing and will be accepted from date of receipt.
90 Days or longer, prior to arrival date - 10% of reserved fee is applicable
90 to 61 days prior to arrival date - 25% of reserved fee is applicable
60 to 15 days prior to arrival –50% of reserved fee is applicable
14 days and less - 100% of reserved fee is applicable
Flights booked via FEDAIR is subject to their cancellation policy.
In the event of a 100% cancellation fee, Jamala Madikwe will undertake to reimburse 90% of the levied fee, should the villa be resold for the period in question.
Deposit / Payment Policy:
As per industry standards, a deposit is applicable to secure a booking.
Full prepayment or balance payments: 30 days prior to arrival.
If booking is 30 days or less - full prepayment is required to confirm.
Payments must be received timeously
No children under 16 years of age without prior arrangements
Exclusive Use Child Policy: Exclusive use, the child policy falls away
Rates Policy: Rates are subject to change
Check in / out and departure time: Check in 14h00 / Check out and departure 11h00
Early arrivals and late departures by arrangement only
Single Supplement - 50% surcharge will apply
• Complimentary welcome drinks
• All meals as prepared by our award winning Chef
• All local drinks which includes a personal selection of house wines, teas, coffees and soft drinks
• Early morning and evening game drives
• All transfers to & from the lodge to the landing strip
• Gate Entry - or Flight Entry
* Subject to change & NWPTB terms and conditions
• Laundry • Spa Treatments • All imported Champagnes
PARK & CONSERVATION FEES 2018
• Park fees - R180 per adult per STAY | R105 per child per STAY
• Landing fees - R240 per adult | R150 per child (provisional, subject to change)
• Guest Conservation Contribution: R150 per adult per DAY | R75 per child per DAY
Arrival / Departure times: Check in time 14h00 and Check out/ departure time 11h00.
Early check in and late check out subject to availability and charges may apply.
Terms and Conditions Apply, E&OE - View Rates T&C's
We recommend that adequate travel insurance be arranged for the duration of your holiday.
With facilities for a MAXIMUM OF TEN GUESTS, exclusivity is a hallmark of this very special property.
Jamala Madikwe is beautifully positioned within the Madikwe Game Reserve.
Located in the North West Province, the reserve is home to the greatest diversity of wildlife in the southern region:
• Fourth largest reserve in South Africa at 75,000 hectares
• Full traverse rights over the 75,000 hectares
• MALARIA FREE
• Home to the BIG FIVE
• Renowned for it’s successful WILD DOG programme and sightings
• Includes both Black and White Rhino, Brown and Spotted Hyena, Cheetah and a plethora of other wildlife
• Extremely Low Impact Ratio: 1 bed to every 150 hectares
• Just 3 hours by road from Lanseria Airport to the reserve
• Daily flights into the reserve is operated by Federal Air
• Options for private charter flights by way of aircraft or helicopter
• Several transfer companies provide services to and from Madikwe
• Summers are warm with late afternoon rains – November to May
• Winters are dry and fair during the day. Temperatures plummet between sunset and sunrise – June to October.
Number of Villa's: 5
Number of guests: 10 - (2 Guests sharing per Villa)
Exclusive Use: Applies to the use of all 5 Villas / or 8 guests or more
Road Transfer (from R4 560 one-way for 4 guests)
The most affordable mode of travel to Madikwe Game Reserve from Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport is via a road transfer. We can offer a fleet of vehicles for various group sizes. The drive from Johannesburg to Madikwe Game Reserve takes about 4 hours. We can also offer transfers from other destinations.
Shuttle Flights / Air Transfer (from R3 921 one-way)
The most convenient mode of travel to Madikwe Game Reserve from Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport is by making use of a shuttle flight. These shuttle flights are being provided by Federal Airlines and can seat up to 10 or 12 people. Their premier shuttle service flies daily from OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) which takes about 1 hour. All of the Shuttle Services from Johannesburg and other destinations can be booked through us.
What is included in your flight?
Internationally recognized Safety and Quality Management Systems
Welcome booth and waiting facilities at OR Tambo International Airport
Complimentary guest parking at the Federal Airlines Lounge
Complimentary luggage storage facilities at the Federal Airlines Lounge
Access to the exclusive Federal Airlines lounge
Low season schedule (May, June, September, November)
Madikwe to Johannesburg 11:15 - 12:15
Johannesburg to Madikwe 13:00 - 14:00
High Season schedule (January, February, March, April, July, August, October, December)
Johannesburg to Madikwe 10:00 - 11:00
Madikwe to Johannesburg 11:15 - 12:15
Johannesburg to Madikwe 13:00 - 14:00
Madikwe to Johannesburg 14:30 - 15:30
Charter Flights (rates on request)
The ultimate option for getting to Madikwe game reserve has to be chartered flights. Flights are moulded to each individual’s needs and requirements, which include private flights to luxury game lodges in the bush or at the coast, incentivized trips for large groups of guests, and flights for corporate executives for whom time is of the essence, and where confidentiality can be guaranteed. Large corporate groups can even be accommodated with flights in a Boeing if needed.
Each flight is tailored exclusively, taking into account all passenger comforts including – to name but a few – the type of aircraft being used, catering requirements with consideration given to dietary needs, specific liquid refreshments, cuddly blankets for those cold winter days and pillows for the long distance traveler. Not to forget that Federal Airlines has the highest guest liability insurance in South Africa, providing their guests the ultimate peace of mind.
Speak to one of our travel consultants and they will assist you in selecting the best aircraft and will take care of your logistical issues such as transport to and from Federal Airlines private facilities. Our customized itineraries ensure that you will always fly on your own terms.
Situated at Johannesburg International Airport, Federal Airlines’ friendly staff are there to provide:
Welcoming meet and greet service off both domestic and international flights
Transfers from the airport building to their exclusive lounge facility
Lounge Facility which boasts delicious food and drinks, shower facilities a
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|Tariff name||Resource/property type||Min people||Max people||Valid from||Valid til||Minimum days||Maximum days|
|Tariff||Luxury Villas Double||1||100||Wednesday, 01 May 2019||Wednesday, 31 July 2019||R20 930.00 Per night||1||100|
|Tariff||Luxury Villas Double||1||100||Thursday, 01 August 2019||Tuesday, 31 December 2019||R22 880.00 Per night||1||100|
|Tariff||Luxury Villas Exclusive Use||1||100||Wednesday, 01 May 2019||Wednesday, 31 July 2019||R104 640.00 Per night||1||100|
|Tariff||Luxury Villas Exclusive Use||1||100||Thursday, 01 August 2019||Tuesday, 31 December 2019||R114 385.00 Per night||1||100|
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|Wednesday, 26 June 2019||20||8||Clouds|
|Thursday, 27 June 2019||21||8||Clouds|
|Friday, 28 June 2019||23||8||Clouds|
|Saturday, 29 June 2019||25||9||Clear|
|Sunday, 30 June 2019||23||9||Clear|
|Monday, 01 July 2019||18||6||Clear|