Set within 75 000 hectares of safari park, Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge is situated on a rocky outcrop in the heart of the malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve in the North West Province of South Africa. Ingeniously set amongst boulders and age-old Tamboti trees, the private game lodge is situated in the middle of Madikwe, giving visitors a huge game drive advantage over other lodges situated on the borders of the reserve and offers visitors the most amazing South African safari adventure
Madikwe Game Reserve is home not only to the Big Five of Africa (Lion, Buffalo, Elephant, Rhino and Leopard), but also to a wealth of over 66 mammal species, including the rare African Wild Dog, as well as Cheetah, Eland, Kudu, Giraffe and a range of more than 300 resident and migratory species of birds.
Accommodating up to 24 guests in vast, well-spaced and utterly private glass-fronted suites scattered across the hillside, camouflaged by tamboti-beamed thatch roofs. Wooden walkways lit by hurricane lamps criss-cross the grounds and connect the secluded suites to the central open-plan lounge, bar, wine cellar, library and dining area up the slope, where cooling fans make slow rotations and the giant twisted trunks of leadwood trees hold up the vaulted ceiling.
The total dedication and passion of the team at the Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge ensure that every guest departs with a memory of an African safari never to be forgotten. From outstanding wildlife holidays to unforgettable safari weddings and honeymoons – Madikwe offers the complete adventure in South Africa.
LITTLE MADIKWE PRIVATE CAMP
Here You have the Luxury of Setting the Pace of Your Safari...
The ultimate in luxury and privacy, Little Madikwe Hills boasts an opulent self-contained 2-bedroom Private Villa (±390m²) accommodating 4 to 5 guests, with its own game drive vehicle and game ranger, as well as a personal butler to take care of your every need! A diverse wine selection, gourmet kitchen and lounge complete the picture.
By reserving suites 9 and 10, Little Madikwe forms a completely private camp accommodating up to 8 guests, ideal for families and small group safaris.
This Private Villa also boasts a large swimming pool and offers extended amenities to groups of guests wanting to truly get away from it all on a wildlife safari in Africa.
A personal luxury is being able to set your own meal and safari game drive times, making this the ideal, exclusive family escape in Africa.
Your sumptuous gourmet experiences are enjoyed in Little Madikwe’s beautifully decorated and enchanting dining room, and prepared in the state-of-the-art gourmet kitchen by your personal chef. You can even pick up a few culinary tips whilst you watch your meal being prepared!
A butler is on hand to respond to the group’s every need. A dedicated game ranger and game viewing vehicle means that Little Madikwe Hills’ guests can enjoy private game drives at their leisure, for as long or as short as they wish.
Parents need not worry about their young ones disturbing the peace for other guests, as Little Madikwe Hills’ reception room is also equipped with a satellite TV and DVD collection.
Nowhere else in South Africa can groups be accommodated in such privacy and luxury, whilst being able to experience the Big 5 in South Africa, with Wild Dog viewing at their leisure – creating a truly unforgettable experience that far exceeds expectations.
Open-air decks, plunge pools, luxurious décor, outdoor showers, fireplaces, air-conditioning, and concertina glass doors that open the room up entirely; are all standard in each suite at Little Madikwe Hills.
TARIFFS ARE QUOTED: Inclusive of VAT. In South African Rands.
Subject to availability.
TARIFFS CHANGES: All tariffs quoted are subject to change, without prior notice, however rates quoted for confirmed bookings will be honoured.
TARIFFS INCLUDE: Luxury accommodation. Two game drives per day. Three meals daily. Tea / Coffee. A wide selection of local beverages, house wines and spirits. High tea canapes & snacks.
Selection of Fruit Juices. Laundry service. Road transfers from the Madikwe Airstrip to the lodge.
Curio shop purchases.
Cellar wines and premium spirits.
Telephone calls. Spa treatments.
Park entry fee
Guest Conservation Contribution
Flight landing fee
ACCOMMODATION: Ten large luxury air-conditioned suites, complete with private plunge pools, mini-bar, fire places, outside showers, and great views. (The two-bedroomed Private Villa and two of the suites from Main Camp can combine to form Little Madikwe – a camp with private butler, chef and game vehicle and tracker). The combined camps can accommodate 24 guests and an extra 6 single beds can be added for children.
MADIKWE HILLS – MAIN CAMP
At Madikwe Hills we enhance your game viewing experience by only having 6 guests per game vehicle – two guests per row (a row per suite).
For guests making use of the child sharing policy, the child will be included in the adults row in the vehicle.
*One child (10-16 years) sharing a suite with 2x paying adults pay 50% of the adult sharing rate.
Please Note: No single supplement for the first two single suites confirmed in any one reservation. Third single suite or more pay a 50% supplement on the per person sharing rate
Please note: No children under 10 years old are accept at Madikwe Hills Main Lodge .
LITTLE MADIKWE HILLS PRIVATE CAMP
Little Madikwe Hills consists of a private 2-bedroomed villa and two optional additional suites which form a completely private camp.
Little Madikwe Hills can therefore accommodate a maximum of 8-9 guests.
(Rates for the additional suites are the same as the MADIKWE HILLS - MAIN CAMP rates).
The villa is ideal for families with children under the age of 10 years, as the Main Camp is not geared for younger children.
Additional Suite Inclusions
• Private Game Drive Vehicle & Game Ranger
• Personal Butler and Personal Chef
• All meals served in the Suite
• Satellite TV, DVD movies
• Children’s games & books
Archery (Chargeable) R180
Fishing (Chargeable) R960
Terms and Conditions
Inclusive of 15% V.A.T. In South African Rands Subject to availability
All tariffs quoted are subject to change, without prior notice, however rates quoted for confirmed bookings will be honoured
Two game drives per day
Three meals daily.
Tea / Coffee.
A wide selection of local beverages, house wines and spirits. High tea canapes & snacks.
Selection of Fruit Juices.
Load transfers from the Madikwe Airstrip to the lodge.
Curio shop purchases
Cellar wines and premium spirits
Park entry fee by road by air (subject to change)
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 (under 12 years) per DAY.
Children of all ages are welcome at most of our lodges (please enquire) Babysitters available Children under 6 years old are not permitted on game drives Children’s programs available at Tuningi and Thakadu
A deposit of 50% of the total accommodation charge is required on confirmation. Balance is due 30 days prior to arrival
FACILITIES & ACTIVITIES: Open air veranda, lounge, bar and dining room, boma, a library, fully-equipped gym, massage sala, well stocked curio shop, fully stocked wine cellar, open vehicle game drives, fishing and archery
50% Deposit of the total accommodation charge is required for direct bookings.
Retail Agents and Tour Operators are requested to prepay, unless otherwise arranged.
There is a 5% surcharge on credit card payments for commissionable bookings.
Extras may be settled in camp. We accept all credit cards except Diners Club and American Express
CANCELLATIONS: Our cancellation policy is as follows:
Four weeks before arrival - 50% of full amount.
Two weeks before arrival - 75% of full amount.
One week or less - 100% of full amount.
At Main Camp children over 10 will be accepted (one child may share a suite with 2 full paying adults) and pay 50% of the adult sharing rate.
Little Madikwe - Our Family Suite can accommodate children of any age. Babysitters are available.
WHAT TO TAKE: Comfortable walking shoes, sun hat, sunglasses, sun block, cameras and binoculars, light, neutral coloured clothing, swimming costume, warm jackets are essential in winter (May - October)
ARRIVALS/DEPARTURE: Guests may arrive any time from 14h00, and rooms are to be vacated by 11h00
A CELEBRATION OF SAFARI STYLE IN THE HEART OF THE MADIKWE HILLS...Find yourself enchanted by a world of intrigue and majestic beauty.Along with a warm and friendly atmosphere, Madikwe Hills offers the highest standard of service, ensuring that each guests’ needs are satisfied during their luxury South African safari stay.The central area is an important part of everyday life at the Lodge. From the threshold of majestic, age-old East African doors, you immediately feel the cool breeze emanating throughout our central area. Each table in our lounge is stocked with beautiful books, waiting to be read and explored.The bar entices guests to enjoy a pre-dinner drink and fireside chat with your friendly game rangers and managers, while the main deck overlooking the waterhole is the perfect place to while away the day under a cool umbrella.Our main swimming pool offers cool respite from the harsh African sun, and is a great way to relax with a cocktail in the afternoon. Dinners in our dining room are a silver-service experience of memorable proportions.Three mahogany tables await guests to serve up meals of the highest standard. With beautiful artwork on the walls and cutlery and crockery fit for a king, the dining room is the perfect place to spend an evening.Fine cuisine is accompanied by superb South African, which can be found in our extensive wine cellar next to the dining room. The cellar is a treat for the avid wine connoisseur as well as the learning amateur, and our staff will assist you by suggesting the perfect wine in accordance with the menu of that evening.A library full of verse and history awaits those yearning for knowledge of the African continent and its safari parks, filled with a collection of fictional and non-fictional books, which will complement your wildlife enjoyment.For those wanting to keep in touch with family members back home, there is an internet connection in the library, which is available 24 hours. Free WiFi is also available in the library and close by lounge. A television is also available for those wanting to keep up to date with the latest news or sports game.During the day, guests are welcome to wander up to the reception area to browse through our well-stocked curio shop, where you can select gifts and African memorabilia for your friends and family back home. The shop is stocked with an assortment of beautiful safari gear. Our winter gear and fleece scarves, hats and gloves are perfect for keeping the chills at bay on your evening game drives.
Elegant Spacious Lounge
Wine Cellar with Local wines
Viewing Deck Overlooking Waterhole
Central Swimming Pool with Deck
Library with Free Internet Facilities
Satellite Television in the Central Lounge
Well Stocked Curio Shop
Spa & Gym
Little Madikwe Hills Facilities
Here You have the Luxury of Setting the Pace of Your Safari...The ultimate in luxury and privacy, Little Madikwe Hills boasts an opulent self-contained 2-bedroom Private Villa (±390m²) accommodating 4 to 5 guests, with its own game drive vehicle and game ranger, as well as a personal butler to take care of your every need! A diverse wine selection, gourmet kitchen and lounge complete the picture.By reserving suites 9 and 10, Little Madikwe forms a completely private camp accommodating up to 8 guests, ideal for families and small group safaris.This Private Villa also boasts a large swimming pool and offers extended amenities to groups of guests wanting to truly get away from it all on a wildlife safari in Africa.A personal luxury is being able to set your own meal and safari game drive times, making this the ideal, exclusive family escape in Africa.Your sumptuous gourmet experiences are enjoyed in Little Madikwe’s beautifully decorated and enchanting dining room, and prepared in the state-of-the-art gourmet kitchen by your personal chef. You can even pick up a few culinary tips whilst you watch your meal being prepared!A butler is on hand to respond to the group’s every need. A dedicated game ranger and game viewing vehicle means that Little Madikwe Hills’ guests can enjoy private game drives at their leisure, for as long or as short as they wish.Parents need not worry about their young ones disturbing the peace for other guests, as Little Madikwe Hills’ reception room is also equipped with a satellite TV and DVD collection.Nowhere else in South Africa can groups be accommodated in such privacy and luxury, whilst being able to experience the Big 5 in South Africa, with Wild Dog viewing at their leisure – creating a truly unforgettable experience that far exceeds expectations.Open-air decks, plunge pools, luxurious décor, outdoor showers, fireplaces, air-conditioning, and concertina glass doors that open the room up entirely; are all standard in each suite at Little Madikwe Hills.
Exclusive Private Camp accommodating 2-8 guests
Opulent self contained 2 Bedroomed Villa (±390m²)
Additional 2 Luxury Suites (±150m²)
Children of all Ages Welcome
Private Deck & Swimming Pool
Air-conditioning, Fans & Fireplaces
Indoor & Outdoor Showers
Indoor Venetian Bath
Private Lounge & Dining Room
Gourmet Kitchen with Personal Chef
– Set Your Own Meal Time
Private Game Vehicle with Ranger
– Set the Pace of Your Safari
Personal Butler / Child Minder
Satellite TV & DVD Collection
CD’s & Children’s Games
Madikwe Hills Special 2018 - Last minute booking special -Book within 21 days or less R 5 570 per person sharing per day
The rates include
Luxurious Accommodation in a thatched suite
Two game drives daily (one in the morning and one in the late afternoon)
Laundry (Not Dry cleaning services)
Three meals daily, coffees and teas
WiFi available in Main Lodge
Use of the gym
Transfer to and from the airstrip
*The Special Late Booking Main Camp Rates EXCLUDE:*
Park Entrance Fees
Premium beverages & Cellar Wines
Curio Shop Purchases
Weddings & Honeymoons
There is something about a wedding in the heart of the African bushveld that cannot be forsaken! Small intimate weddings from two up to twenty-four guests are catered for at Madikwe Hills, and we pride ourselves on our meticulous attention to detail.At Madikwe Hills, we like to keep things simple, but exceptional...
This package includes:
• Ceremony in the heart of the bushveld / main deck of the lodge.• South African Methode Cap Classique sparkling wine for the couple.• Single layer wedding cake with decoration of choice.• 30 minute massage for bride and groom.• Transportation of Bridal couple from lodge to ceremony if in the bush.• Traditional Tswana Choir to perform at the ceremony.• Wedding turn-down.• Wedding gift for the bridal couple, courtesy of Madikwe Hills.• The use of your own personal wedding co-ordinator, who is on hand at all times to make your stay just that more memorable and relaxing.• A bridal bouquet, a groom’s button-hole and a local bunch of flowers of your choice.
This package EXCLUDES: (To be quoted on request)• The Minister, his/her travel and preparation and processing of all legal documents.• Photographer, hairdresser, make-up artist and additional beauty treatments.• Accommodation.• All Beverages.• Any additional flowers.
TOTAL: R 26 895 [EXCLUDING ACC OMMODATION]
LEGALITY OF FOREIGN WEDDINGS IN SOUTH AFRICA
The law in South Africa requires a foreign couple to attend an appointment at the Department of Home Affairs before they can be legally married in South Africa. Since this is quite a cumbersome task for someone on safari, we suggest that you process all legal marriage documents in your home country and enjoy your ceremony on safari in a more traditional way
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|Tariff name||Resource/property type||Min people||Max people||Valid from||Valid til||Minimum days||Maximum days|
|2 Pax||Main Camp||1||100||Tuesday, 01 January 2019||Tuesday, 31 December 2019||R24 060.00 Per night||1||100|
|Villa - Adult or Family of 5||Little Madikwe Hills||1||100||Tuesday, 01 January 2019||Tuesday, 31 December 2019||R51 605.00 Per night||1||100|
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