3 Days
2 People
Airport Transfers

3 Day – Tau Game Lodge in Madikwe Game Reserve.

About Tau Game Lodge:

Tau Game Lodge is a luxury safari lodge and is located in malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve, the 4th largest game reserve in the country.

This luxury Safari Lodge was designed to reflect the natural surroundings and makes use of the natural resources wherever possible.

27 major species of animals roam this nature reserve, making Tau Game Lodge the ideal place for a safari holiday. Offering Big 5 game safaris and bird-watching safaris. Enjoy an authentic South African safari vacation in the midst of natural wildlife, complete with great game viewing and luxury private facilities.

The jumbled hillocks of Tshwene-Tshwene and the dramatic ridge of the Dwarsberg Mountains expose rocks of up to 2630 million years old and artefacts of the Stone and Iron Ages are still found in the Groot Marico dust.

This is a Perfect getaway when visiting South Africa.

Accommodation & Meals at Tau Game Lodge:

The main Lodge has a comfortable lounge, bar and dining room which are semi open-air and overlook the waterhole. buffet breakfasts and lunches are generally served in the main building or on the lapa and dinners are served in one of the cosy boma’s under the stars, or in the lapa next to the main lodge.

All Chalets have views of the game approaching the water hole. Each chalet ensures privacy with its own viewing deck, en suite bathroom, open-air shower.
Day Accommodation Meals
3 Days Tau Game Lodge, Madikwe Game Reserve 1st Day : Lunch & Dinner Included

2nd Day : All Meals Included

3rd Day : Breakfast Included

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
  • Safari Drives are in open-sided 4×4 vehicles
  • Getting around from JHB to the Lodge will be in a Private Vehicle or Minivan ( Depending on the number of passengers)




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

Day 1Departure from JHB to Tau Game Lodge

Your journey will start with a “Meet and Greet” at either OR Tambo International Airport or at your hotel, where you will be met your Mr Shuttle Driver/Guide, who will get you started on your 2-day adventure.

Once you arrive at Tau Game Lodge you will be taken to reception to get checked in and will be escorted to your room to get settled in and will have some time to freshen up.

Now you are settled in, you are going to go and meet up with your ranger will during afternoon tea get you informed about the Safari drive that awaits you and from there you will be shown to your game viewer.

Time to depart on your Evening/Night Game Drive to get a chance to catch all the animals that Tau has to offer.

Upon arrival back from your Safari drive, you will have some time to go and freshen up before going for dinner which will be served in one of the cosy boma’s under the stars, or in the lapa next to the main lodge.

So now you can relax with a drink in hand before retiring to your room.


Day 2

Full Day at Tau Game Lodge, Madikwe Game Reserve

An early morning wake up Call awaits you today, you will go for some morning coffee and tea and get ready to embark on your first safari drive of the day. You will now depart on a morning Game Drive to have a chance to catch all the animals that Madikwe Game Reserve as to offer.

Time to return from Morning drive and have breakfast while looking out on the African bush. After breakfast, you have some time to just sit back and relax be it by the pool with a cocktail or even get a spa treatment.

Time for lunch to get the much-needed energy to get you through the rest of the action-packed day of your safari.

You will now meet up with your Ranger to discuss the drive before departing on Evening/Night Game Drive.

Upon arrival back from the Afternoon Game drive and sun-downers, there will be some time for you to get all freshened up and get ready to go to dinner which is normally served in the bush boma with an open fire, where you can sit back and relax before returning to your chalet.


Day 3

Game Drive & Breakfast in the AM and Departure to JHB
End of Tour, return to Hotel/Airport in JHB
An early morning wake-up call awaits you this morning to get ready for the day and to get you started, early morning tea and coffee awaits.

Now it is time for you to depart on your morning safari drive, where you have another chance to catch the last few photos of all the animals at the watering holes in all their splendour.

When you get back from your game drive you will be met with a delicious buffet breakfast that is generally served in the main building or on the lapa.

Now it is time to get all your things packed up and get ready to be checked out at reception, where your Mr Shuttle drive will be waiting for you to get you on your way back to OR Tambo International Airport or to your hotel.

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 People) 7+ People
1 Nov 2020 to 30 April 2021 & 1 Oct 2021 to 30 Oct 2021 R23 566.24 pp R16 725.20 pps R23 094.99 pps R14 850.20 pps R14 845.41 pps R14 018.53 pps
1 May 2021 to 30 Sept 2021 R19 804.00 pp R13 590.00 pps R13 161.33 pps R11 715.00 pps R11 584.80 pps R10 883.33 pps
1 Nov 2021 to 30 Apr 2022 & 1 Oct 2022 to 31 Oct 2022 R25 049.92 pp R17 961.60 pps R25 073.23 pps R16 086.60 pps R16 131.26 pps R15 254.93 pps
1 May 2022 to 30 Sep 2022. R20 909.92 pp R14 511.60 pps R14 144.37 pps R12 636.60 pps R12 543.26 pps R11 804.93 pps