Madikwe Private Game Reserve is South Africa’s 5th largest game reserve, set near the Botswana border in the North West province.
The malaria-free reserve is home to a number of fascinating wildlife including the renowned Big 5 and the endangered African wild dog. The vast reserve offers a selection of luxury safari lodges that are suitable for a range of travellers, from ultra luxurious options such as Etali Safari Lodge and Royal Madikwe Safari Lodge, to the family-friendly Tau Game Lodge and Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge.
Africa’s famous Big Five – lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard and rhino – can be seen at Madikwe Private Game Reserve. The game reserve is the perfect destination for birdwatchers, as the area is home to an assortment of birdlife. Guests may also enjoy rare African Wild Dog sightings, as the reserve is home to three hunting packs. Other animals to be viewed at Madikwe Private Game Reserve include giraffe, wildebeest, hyena, zebra, hippo, crocodiles, a variety of antelope and so much more.