Makanyane Safari Lodge - Madikwe Game Reserve

Accommodation in Madikwe Game Reserve

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Makanyane is situated within the magnificent 75,000 hectare malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve - home to the Big 5, other animals and bird species.

Makanyane, which lies hidden in lush riverside forest, offers unforgettable wildlife experiences, exquisite accommodation and cuisine as well as outstanding personal service. The lodge consists of a beautiful main building and eight stunning suites, which lie hidden in the lush forest, offering spectacular views over the tranquil Marico River. The lodge has accommodation for a maximum of sixteen guests, ensuring that each guest has privacy and individual attention.

The well equipped gym and bush spa is just the place to work up an appetite, or to simply pamper yourself. Tucked away in the forest, this air-conditioned facility has all that you need for a gentle workout or more strenuous exercise. Alternatively, treat yourself to a massage or aromatherapy from Makanyane's onsite masseuse.

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A stroll along the shady path winding through the riverine forest will bring you to your romantic and secluded suite. Rich African textures abound, walls of natural rock and dried tree trunks merge with rough teak doors and contrast with the overhanging thatch. The glass walled bedroom suites allow uninterrupted views of the river and the surrounding bush. The open-fronted lounge with its private sundeck is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the sights and sounds of the bush. 

The spectacular bathrooms have under-floor heating as well as indoor and outdoor showers. The wide, folding doors can be opened to allow the sounds and scents of the surrounding bush to join you in the luxurious freestanding bathtub.

The understated luxury of your suite flawlessly compliments your untamed surroundings. The suites have fireplaces, overhead fans and are fully air-conditioned and heated. The rooms also have a telephone, hot beverage making facilities, mini safe and a bar fridge. Bathrobes, hairdryers, insect repellent, body and sun lotion, soap as well as shampoo and conditioner are all provided.


Inclusions / Exclusions

Rates Include:
Luxury accommodation in a double thatched suite,  Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, teas, coffee and cakes, (Lunch is included on day of arrival and day of departure) House wines, local beers, spirits, soft drinks and mineral waters,  Spotlight game drives at night,  Game walks accompanied by an experienced ranger,  Transfers from the airstrip in Madikwe Game Reserve,  VAT @ 14%,  Visits to hides,  Emergency medical evacuation insurance

Rates Exclude:
Telephone calls,  Wines not designated as house wines, imported beers and imported spirits
Transfers,  Curio shop purchases,  Health spa facilities.


Extra information

Unfortunately no children under the age of 12 allowed.

Rustic hides have been placed in certain idyllic locations on Makanyane's private and exclusive land. One of these hides overlooks a waterhole hidden deep in the bush, a favourite place for animals and birds to drink. Another looks over the vast plains, providing observers with an ever-changing view of animals moving across the breathtaking landscape.