Getting there

2012-01-13 14:16

» The 75 000 hectares of Madikwe land

are located right on the border with Botswana.

Botswana’s capital may host the nearest and most convenient airport

but the drive isn’t too difficult.

Good tarmac runs from Zeerust in North West

straight to Madikwe’s gates. Once through,

however, the combination of excellent game viewing and bush roads will slow the


» Self-drive options in Madikwe are

unavailable. Guests are taken on day and night game drives or bush walks.

» Day visitors are allowed in only if they book through a lodge

prior to the arrival date.

A two-and-a-half hour guided game drive, which

includes lunch, will be arranged for day visitors at a reasonable fee. Different

lodges charge different fees.

» Madikwe is one of the few game

reserves in southern Africa that is malaria free.

» For Buffalo Ridge, visit For alternate

accommodation, visit

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