Category: North West

Madikwe River Lodge

Madikwe Game Reserve, North West

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Amenities & Facilities

Air conditioning Childcare Bar Coffee and tea making facilities Game viewing Laundry service Luggage Storage Restaurant Rooms Swimming Pool

Breathtaking scenery and endless malaria-free African sand-veld, acacia savannah, river-forests and wildlife. Madikwe's convenient location - only three and a half hours from Gauteng.

The luxurious Madikwe River Lodge is settled on the banks of Groot Marico River inside the diverse Madikwe Game Reserve, located in the North West bordering Botswana, surrounded by 75 000ha of breathtaking scenery and endless malaria-free African sand-veld, acacia savannah, river-forests and wildlife. Madikwe's convenient location - only three and a half hours from Gauteng and a mere 45min by aircraft - has ensured its popularity as being easily accessible with excellent service delivery and superb facilities in spectacular bush settings. Sixteen comfortable and secluded split-level thatched chalets surround the main lodge, each individually decorated to create a rich African feel, with en-suite bathroom and outside shower, full range of guest amenities, separate lounge and private wooden decks overlooking the tranquil forest and river.

An outdoor boma is located on a central island in the river, accessed by a wooden bridge, with early morning breakfasts served under Acacia trees and fine-dining cuisine under sparkling and smiling stars. Madikwe River Lodge is the ideal venue to host intimate wedding ceremonies amid natural elements in an African ambience, and very popular for conferencing and incentive group packages with teambuilding activities such as bush dinners, big five spotting, treasure hunts, bird watching programmes, group game drives, game walks, star gazing and swimming.

Safari experiences are in 4x4's through the untamed wilderness of the Kalahari Thornveld, home to 66 large mammal species and 350 bird species, with opportunities to view wild dog, cheetah, leopard, lion, white and black rhino, buffalo, elephant and bush babies.

Situated in the malaria free Madikwe Game Reserve in the North West Province.

Accommodation

ROOM CONFIGURATION
16 bedrooms, sleeps 32
1 Luxury Suite
3 Double Rooms (king size beds)
6 Twin Rooms
6 Family Rooms (twin beds and additional sleeper couch)
Cots are available on request
All rooms are split level, thatched chalets

STANDARD ROOM FEATURES
En-suite bathrooms with showers
Bedroom leading onto a private balcony with views overlooking the Groot Marico River
Range of customised toiletries

SUITE ROOM FEATURES
Separate lounge area leading onto private balcony with views over looking the Groot Marico River
En-suite bathroom with shower guest amenities
Ceiling fan in bedroom
Outside shower
Hairdryers
Airconditioning (Heating & Cooling)

GENERAL INFORMATION ON ALL ROOMS
Ceiling fans
Complimentary tea and coffee making facilities
Hairdryers
Mini Bar

VIEWS FROM THE ROOM
All rooms overlook the Groot Marico river

Facilities

24 Hour reception services
24 Hour security
Babysitting facilities
Boma Dinners
Bush Dinners
Laundry service
Curio shop
Full bar service
Lodge is surrounded by an electric fence
Main lodge swimming pool with sun deck Rock Pool
Private airstrip
Private viewing decks in each room
Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Diners Club accepted

Conferences

Informal Conference facilities are available and we offer the following equipment:

Activities

Game Drives (early morning and late afternoon)
Bird Safaris
Walks
Star Gazing from Boma
Swimming

SPECIAL:

SA Resident Special:

R 2 768 per person sharing per night
R 3 600 per single guest per night
Valid 01 Feb 2017 to 31 Mar 2017
* Rate includes all meals and 2 game drives daily
* Rate excludes conservation levy of R160 per person per stay and all extras
* Rates valid for South African Residents only.
* Rates subject to change without notice.

Rates from:

Standard Room
R 3 977 per person sharing per night
R 5 175 per single guest per night
Valid 01 Feb 2017 to 30 Apr 2017
R 3 162 per person sharing per night
R 4 135 per single guest per night
Valid 01 May 2017 to 31 Aug 2017
R 3 977 per person sharing per night
R 5 175 per single guest per night
Valid 01 Sep 2017 to 31 Mar 2018

Rate Includes:

* Accommodation
* Three Meals
* 2 Game game activities

Rate Exclude:

* All Extras

Term & Conditions:

* Rates valid for Southern Africa and International guests
* Rates are subject to change and availability

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Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge

North West Province

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Amenities & Facilities

Air conditioning Bar Coffee and tea making facilities Game viewing Laundry service Luggage Storage Onsite Parking Restaurant Rooms Swimming Pool

Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge is a luxury five star lodge situated on a hill in the heart of Madikwe Game Reserve in the North West Province of South Africa.

Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge is a luxury five star lodge situated on a hill in the heart of the malaria-free 75 000 hectare Madikwe Game Reserve in the North West Province of South Africa. Ingeniously located amongst boulders and age-old Tamboti trees, the private game lodge offers visitors the most amazing South African safari adventure, where you will be enchanted by a world of intrigue and majestic beauty.

Madikwe Game Reserve is home to the Big Five of Africa (Lion, Buffalo, Elephant, Rhino and Leopard), as well as to over 66 mammal species, including the rare African Wild Dog, Cheetah, Eland, Kudu, Giraffe and a range of more than 300 resident and migratory species of birds, which makes Madikwe Hills Private Lodge a birders paradise.

State of the art open landrovers with bucket seats and fold-down armrests stand ready to take you on safari, ensuring your optimum safety and comfort. Your knowledgeable ranger with his friendly disposition will ensure that your experiences are not but a “whisper on the winds of a timeless eternity”. Your knowledgeable and professional ranger conducts early morning and late afternoon / evening game drives in search of Africa’s big game.

Those with a passion for wildlife photography will be able to get various tips from their ranger on taking the perfect picture, while on their game drive. The rangers are avid fans of photography, many of them having entered renowned international and local competitions with great results. Please do not hesitate to ask your ranger for assistance in this regard.

Madikwe Hills consists of a Main Safari Lodge with ten suites, and a private camp, Little Madikwe Hills, accommodating 24 guests in total within the private game reserve. The lodge can be booked for 24 guests or alternatively Little Madikwe Hills can be booked exclusively for 4, 6 or 8 guests respectively. The
lodge offers some of the best views in Madikwe as well as the feeling of tranquillity given by the
surrounding trees and boulders amongst which the main building, ten luxury suites (two at Little Madikwe
Hills) and one Family/Presidential are nestled, giving a feeling of intimacy and offering complete
privacy.

The main lodge consist of 10 ultra-luxurious, glass-fronted suites complete with their own deck and private plunge pools. All suites have air-conditioning, ceiling fans, gas fireplaces, under floor heating, en-suite bathrooms and outdoor rock showers.

The exquisitely appointed main lodge overlooks a waterhole frequently visited by elephant families
and other game. Madikwe Hills offers the option of either individual bookings or exclusive use of the
lodge or Little Madikwe Hills.

The ultimate in luxury and privacy, Little Madikwe Hills boasts a 2-bedroomed Presidential or Family
Suite with its own private land rover and game ranger, as well as personal butler to take care of your
every need. Open-air decks, plunge pools, luxurious décor, outdoor showers, fireplaces, under-floor heating, air-conditioning, and concertina glass doors that open the room up entirely; are all standard in each suite at Little Madikwe Hills.

This safari lodge also has one large swimming pool and also offers extended amenities to groups of guests wanting to truly get away from it all on a wildlife safari in Africa.

A well-stocked wine cellar, gourmet kitchen with your personal chef and entertainment
centre complete the picture. Mouth-watering cuisine is created by your personal chef in the gourmet kitchen of Little Madikwe Hills.

Two additional standard suites can also be reserved to form a completely
private camp, which accommodates up to eight guests. A luxury is being able to set your own meal
and game-drive times, making this the ideal exclusive family escape for children of any age.

SPECIAL:

4 Week Special Late Booking Special - Main Camp:

R 3 825 per person sharing per night
Valid from 01 Mar 2017 – Only when booking within 4 weeks of arrival
* The rate includes Accommodation, 2 game drives daily (one in the morning and one in the late afternoon), laundry (Not Dry cleaning services), 3 meals daily, coffees and teas, WiFi available in Main Lodge, Gym, transfer to and from the airstrip.
* Rate excludes Park Entrance Fees (R180 per adult and R80 per child when driving in and R240 per adult and R150 per child flying in – subject to change), all drinks from the bar, mini bar and game drives, Spa Treatments, Telephone Calls, Curio Shop Purchases and all extras.
* Minimum 2 nights stay over the weekend and public holidays
* Children will pay same rate

Rates from:

Madikwe Hills - Main Camp

R 9 700 per person sharing per night
Valid 01 Mar 2017 to 30 Apr 2017
R 7 600 per person sharing per night
Valid 01 May 2017 to 31 Jul 2017
R 9 700 per person sharing per night
Valid 01 Aug 2017 to 31 Dec 2017

Little Madikwe Hills - Villa - Max 4 Guests sharing

R 41 400 per Villa per night
Valid 01 Mar 2017 to 30 Apr 2017
R 35 000 per Villa per night
Valid 01 May 2017 to 31 Jul 2017
R 41 400 per Villa per night
Valid 01 Aug 2017 to 31 Dec 2017

Rate Includes:

* Luxury accommodation
* Laundry service
* Two game drives per day
* Three meals daily
* All beverages excluding premier wines from our wine cellar
* Tea and Coffee
* Road transfer from the Madikwe Airstrip to the lodge

Rate Exclude:

* Curio shop purchases
* Premiere wines from the wine cellar
* Telephone calls
* Lodge transfers
* Airport Tax
* Tourism Levy of R10-00 per person per night
* Entry fees into reserve
* All Extras

Term & Conditions:

* Rates are subject to change and availability

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Kedar Country Lodge

Boekenhoutfontein, North West

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Amenities & Facilities

Air conditioning Childcare Bar  Game viewing Onsite Parking Restaurant Rooms Spa Swimming Pool

Kedar Conference Centre and Spa offers visitors and conference delegates the perfect escape from the hectic pace of modern living.

Situated in the North West Province of South Africa, just 21km from Sun City, Kedar is built on a portion of Boekenhoutfontein, the historic farm that once belonged to President Paul Kruger.

The land around Kedar has been game fenced and is populated with a wide variety of game, including eland, blesbok, impala, bushbuck, nyala, kudu, zebra, blue wildebeest, giraffe, sable and two endangered pygmy hippos – making it a dream destination for nature lovers.

Kedar is also the ideal venue for functions, weddings and conferences, and can cater for up to 100 guests. Accommodation is offered in 65 African-themed stone and thatched rooms and suites, all of which are decorated with vibrant, hand-painted ethnic print fabrics and African artworks – relflecting all the treasures Africa has to offer.

Facilities include the renowned Paul Kruger Museum, Kedar Spa in the Country, three themed restaurants, a large swimming pool, private game drives and a unique hippo enclosure which houses Stoffel and Matilda, two specimens of the endangered Pygmy Hippo species. Where nature and history meet

You may find other conference venues close to Sun City, but none which offer the natural charm and historical interest of Kedar. Contact us today and discover why you should choose Kedar for your next getaway, conference or event.

Accommodation at Kedar Conference Centre and Spa is provided in 65 African-themed, rustic stone and thatch rooms, including 12 Standard twin rooms, 33 Deluxe rooms, 15 Super Deluxe rooms with outdoor showers in enclosed gardens, 3 Lakeside Suites, a Royal Suite with outdoor shower, plunge pool and fireplace and a Presidential Suite with plunge pool, fireplace and gazebo. All the rooms at Kedar are decorated with vibrant, hand-painted ethnic print fabrics and original African artwork – and are a true reflection of all the treasures Africa has to offer. All rooms have a TV and tea and coffee-making facilities.

Activities at Kedar

Hiking Trail
Game Drives
Fishing
Volleyball and Swing ball
Board Games
Museum Tour
Spa in the Country
Bird Watching

Nearby Attractions

Sun City Casino and The Valley of Waves
Lion Park
Predator World
Pilanesberg National Park
Arts and Crafts Villages
Kwena Gardens Crocodile Farm
Horse Trails
Hot Air Ballooning
Hiking Trails
Royal Bafokeng Stadium
Buffelspoort Dam
Golf Courses – Two at Sun City and one in Rustenburg

Children:

* 0 to 4 Years - No charge if sharing with two full paying adults.
* 5 to 11 Years - Half price charge if sharing with two full paying adults.
* 12 Years and older - Full rate.
* All subject to availability of family rooms - maximum one child.

Rates from:

Deluxe room with aircon
R 998 per person per night sharing
R 1 495 per single guest per night
R 499 per child (5 - 11 Years) sharing with adults
Valid 01 Mar 2017 to 31 Oct 2017

Rate Includes:

* Accommodation
* Breakfast

Rate Exclude:

* All Extras

Terms & Conditions:

* Rates are subject to change and availability

For mobile users, you may launch the full service webpage by clicking HERE or launch the CONTACT US page.

Motswiri Private Safari Lodge

Madikwe Game Reserve, North West Province

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Amenities & Facilities

Air conditioning Childcare Bar Game viewing Laundry service Onsite Parking Restaurant Rooms Swimming Pool

Motswiri is another exclusive five star lodge situated in the heart of Madikwe.

Set among a Leadwood forest this lodge really give guests the impression that they are deep in the African Bush. The magnificent rooms are all very private and equipped with all the luxuries a discerning traveler could wish for. The exquisitely appointed main lodge overlooks a waterhole frequently visited by elephant families and other game. Motswiri offers the option of either individual bookings or exclusive use of the lodge. Itineraries and daily events can be tailored to meet you or your groups specific needs.

Motswiri Private Safari Lodge lies hidden in the bush, an exclusive lodge offering a maximum of 10 people a bush experience which is impossible to replicate in larger concerns. Our lodge offers some of the best views in Madikwe as well as the feeling of tranquility given by the mature trees mostly leadwoods under which the main building and 5 luxury bush villas nestle, an intimate homely setting offering complete privacy. Dining also takes place in the outside boma on balmy summer nights. Morning and afternoon/evening game-drives in open game-viewing vehicles, bush sundowners and drink stops on the Reserve, visits to hides.

All 5 bush villas have air-conditioning, ceiling fans, gas fireplaces, en-suite bathrooms, outdoor rock showers and private wrap around wooden decks. The interiors have been skilfully designed so that there is a blend between open space and the bush by utilising the retractable doors and windows.

What sets Motswiri Apart

* MALARIA FREE
* Ideal for family or small groups
* Rich biodiversity of game
* Large elephant population
* Over 350 bird species
* Effortless road and air access

What to take:

* Comfortable walking shoes, Sun hat, Sunglasses, Sun block, Cameras and binoculars, Neutral coloured clothing, Swimming costume, Warm jackets are essential in winter (May -October).

Gate Entrance Fees:

* Gates open at 06h00
* Gates closes at 21h00.
Entrance fee into the Madikwe Reserve by road, please settle in camp

Children:

* Children of all ages are welcome at our lodge
* Babysitters available at extra cost
* Children under 6 years old are not permitted on game drives
* Children sharing room with parents pay 50 percent of the per person rate
* Children in own room are charged full price
* Child policy applies to children between the ages of 14 years to 5 years
* No charge for children under 4 years

Rates from:

Standard room:

R 3 985 per person sharing per night
R 5 977 per single guest per night
R 1 993 per child 05-14 years sharing with parents
Valid 01 Feb 2017 to 30 Apr 2017
R 3 292 per person sharing per night
R 4 938 per single guest per night
R 1 646 per child 05-14 years sharing with parents
Valid 01 May 2017 to 30 Aug 2017
R 3 985 per person sharing per night
R 5 977 per single guest per night
R 1 993 per child 05-14 years sharing with parents
Valid 01 Sep 2017 to 31 Dec 2017

Rate Includes:

* Luxury accommodation
* Two game drives per day
* All meals daily
* Welcome drinks
* Teas and coffees at meals
* Road transfer from the Madikwe Airstrip to the Lodge
* Tourism Levy

Rate Exclude:

* Curio shop purchases
* Drinks
* Telephone calls
* Lodge transfers
* Airport Tax
* Fly in fee
* Laundry services unless otherwise indicated
* Specialised coffees
* Gate entry fees
* Babysitting
* All Extras

Term & Conditions:

* Rates are subject to change and availability
* Entrance fee into the Madikwe Reserve by road, please settle in camp

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Tau Game Lodge

Tau, North West

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Amenities & Facilities

Air conditioning Childcare Coffee and tea making facilities Game viewing Onsite Parking Restaurant Rooms Spa

Tau Game Lodge is a South African Luxury safari lodge situated on the far Northern border of South Africa, in malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve, the 4th largest game reserve in the country.

Tau is a South African luxury safari lodge situated on the far northern border of South Africa, in malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve, the 4th largest game reserve in the country. 27 major species of game roam this South African nature reserve, making Tau Game Lodge the ideal place for a safari holiday, offering Big 5 game safaris and bird-watching safaris. Privately owned Tau Game Lodge, situated in the North West Province, can accommodate up to 60 people and offers an ideal South African conference venue as well as an idyllic wedding venue overlooking a natural waterhole. Enjoy an authentic South African safari vacation in the midst of natural wildlife, complete with great game viewing and luxury private facilities, at our South Africa luxury safari lodge.
The decor and furnishings of Tau Game Lodge are Africa-inspired and the rooms are equipped with both air-conditioning and ceiling fans. Thirty luxury thatched chalets are spread out in U-formation on either side of the lodge, offering excellent views of animals approaching the water from the opposite bank. The accommodation consists of 30 luxury thatched chalets, all with views of the game approaching the water hole. Each chalet ensures privacy with its own viewing deck, en suite bathroom, open-air shower, air-conditioning and ceiling fans. The more spacious Deluxe chalets with comfortable seating areas, can accommodate parents and children wishing to share the same room. The sliding doors allow for spectacular views of the breathtaking beautiful tranquility of the rugged surroundings of the diverse bushveld. The Family suite and Family unit are both consisting of two bed rooms and are semi inter-leading and share a comfortable lounge.

Children:

* Children aged 0-2 years sharing with parents stay free and baby-sitting services are on offer at an extra charge.
* Children aged 3 to 5 years old sharing with parents are charged a nominal fee and automatically become members of the Tau Cubz Club, which is great fun and includes a short game drive after breakfast just for the kids. After their game drive, children are entertained with treasure hunts and arts and crafts activities. The children are provided with their own Cubz Club backpacks, which are filled with a wildlife activity booklet, which includes an animal sticker checklist, a deputy ranger sticker badge and certificate, (which is signed off by their personal ranger) as well as a special Tau T-shirt.

South African Rates from:

Standard Chalet
R 3 924 per person sharing per night
R 5 886 per single guest per night
Valid 01 Feb 2017 to 30 Apr 2017
R 2 925 per person sharing per night
R 3 510 per single guest per night
Valid 01 May 2017 to 30 Sep 2017
R 3 924 per person sharing per night
R 5 886 per single guest per night
Valid 01 Oct 2017 to 31 Oct 2017

Rate Includes:

* Accommodation
* Three meals daily
* 2 Game drives per day in open landrovers guided by experienced Rangers, includes sundowner drink
* If scheduled flights are booked through Tau – then Airstrip Transfers are included

Rate Exclude:

* Conservation Levy of + R 170.00 p.p. (subject to change)
* Government / Bed Levy (R 10.00 p.p. per night) (subject to change)
* Transfers to and from the lodge
* Telephone/Internet Use, Curio and Bar purchases, Spa Facilities, Gratuities and Laundry
* Convention Centre Venue Hire - R3 750.00

Term & Conditions:

* Rates are subject to change and availability.
* Rates valid for Southern Africa (SADC) only.

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