3 Days
2 People
Airport Transfers

The Madikwe River Lodge is beautifully situated on the banks of the Groot Marico River in the heart of Madikwe Game Reserve, offering guests a place to relax and unwind. Madikwe River Lodge is only a 3 hour drive from Johannesburg and is a Malaria Free area.

The Perfect getaway when visiting South Africa.

Tours can be adjusted to add more days.

This tour includes 3 x meals per day, a return transfer from JHB to the lodge and back and Accommodation.

Activities & Transportation

  • Activities: Morning & Afternoon Game Drives
  • Game drives are driven in open-sided 4×4 vehicle
  • Getting around from JHB to the Lodge will be in a Private Vehicle or Minivan ( Depending on the number of passengers)
  • A private transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included

Accommodation & Meals

Day Accommodation Meals
3 Days Madikwe River Lodge, Madikwe Game Reserve Day 1: Lunch & Dinner Included

Day 2: All Meals Included

Day 3: Breakfast Included


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You’ll be collected from the airport (or hotel).
Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1
Departure from JHB to Madikwe River Lodge
On the first day, your Mr Shuttle driver/guide will meet you at your Hotel in JHB or at OR Tambo International Airport for your transfer to Madikwe Game Reserve where Madikwe River Lodge is situated. It is more or less a 3 hour drive depending on traffic and time of departure from JHB. Upon arrival at the lodge, your driver/guide will assist you with your check-in at the lodge where you will be taken to your room. You will have some time to settle in at the lodge. You will meet up with your Game Ranger that will take you on your first afternoon game drive. After your game drive you will have dinner at the lodge and settle in and relax for the evening. Extra arrangements can be made for lunch on this day.
You are welcome to book other activities at additional cost such as:
– Evening & Morning Game Drives
– Bird Safari’s
– Game Walks
– Bush/Nature Walks
– Star Gazing from the boma
– Swimming.


Day 2

Full Day at Madikwe River Lodge, Madikwe Game Reserve

You will have a full day at the Lodge on this day. You will wake early the morning for your first early morning game drive and have a cup of coffee and some snacks. Early morning game drives are quite the experience where you get to see quite a bit of wild due to it still being “cool”. After your morning game drive you will head back to the lodge to have a refreshing breakfast. After breakfast you have some “Free-Time” to spend at the lodge. During this free-time extra activities can be arranged for you at reception upon arrival at extra cost. You will once again head off to your afternoon game drive and then go back to the lodge for dinner. Boma or Bush dinners can be arranged for you where you will have a true African experience. You can then settle in and relax for the rest of the evening.


Day 3

Game Drive & Breakfast in the AM and Departure to JHB
End of Tour, return to Hotel/Airport in JHB
On the last day, you will once again wake early morning for a Game drive and then enjoy a refreshing breakfast back at the lodge. Your Mr Shuttle driver/guide will meet you in the reception and assist you with check-out. You will start your journey back to your Hotel in JHB or the Airport. This day can be adjusted by request, and depending on flight departure.

End of tour
Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
You’ll be dropped off at the airport (or hotel).

Getting There

  • This tour starts and ends in Johannesburg
  • Fly to/from O.R. Tambo Airport in Johannesburg
  • transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for an extra cost


  • Park fees (For non-residents)
  • Game Drive Activities
  • All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Round-trip Private airport transfer
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water (On all days)


  • International flights (From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips
  • Extra Activities
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Some meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)

Important to know

  • Rates are per person and exclude the international flight from/to your home country.
  • This tour must be paid in South African Rand (ZAR).
  • This tour accepts children who are 10+ years. Discounts may apply for children younger than 12 years

Rates Per Person

Dates 1 Person (1 Room) 2 People (1 Room) 3 People (2 Rooms) 4 People (2 Rooms) 5 People (3 Rooms) 6 People (3 Rooms) 7+ People
1 Apr 2020 to 30 Sept 2020 R 20470 pp R 13460 pps R 16150 pps R 11585 pps R 13326 pps R 10760 pps
1 Oct 2020 to 31 Dec 2020 R 23264 pp R 15664 pps R 15965 pps R 13789 pps R 13940 pps R 12960 pps
1 Jan 2021 to 31 March 2021 R 25800 pp R 19500 pps R 23565 pps R 17440 pps R 20020 pps R 16520 pps
1 April 2021 to 31 Aug 2021 R 23025 pp R 15185 pps R 18330 pps R 13120 pps R 15150 pps R 12210 pps