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Madikwe Nature Reserve

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Zeerust, South Africa
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Great Wildlife

Fabulous opportunities to see elephants. We were at the reservoir and 3 different families came to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kurtt225
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Salt Lake City, Utah
Trip of a Lifetime

Wonderful reserve. Wildlife it plentiful. The sunrises and sunsets are just spectacular. Take... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stephanie M
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“wild dogs” (17 reviews)
“game reserve” (12 reviews)
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Zeerust, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous opportunities to see elephants. We were at the reservoir and 3 different families came to meet and drink, play, splash around. The humanoid behaviors were fascinating to watch! Saw lions, white and black rhinos. Tons of zebras, antelope galore. giraffes, etc. Adorable reserve. We...More

Thank kurtt225
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful reserve. Wildlife it plentiful. The sunrises and sunsets are just spectacular. Take advantage of both the morning and afternoon game drives.

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My four-nights-stay at the reserve was far beyond expectation! The game drives, hosted by ranger Michael from The Bush House, were outstanding and especially the predator sightings where really great!!!

Thank 940manfredf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They say in Africa - "you cannot see all the Big 5 in one go, you have to come another time" the Big 5 being - the Lion, The Leopard, the Rhino, the Cape Buffalo and the Elephant. We were fortunate enough to see 4...More

Thank ShikhAchal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In this game resort you can spot the big five. The great thing about this reserve is that it is malaria free, close to Johannesburg (easy driving distance) and you can go here on your way to Botswana. There are a lot of lodges available,...More

Thank Ilse v
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A marvellous place, abundant animals and bird life. We had 5 game drives and saw so many animals- all except for leopards, which are quite hard to find in the area of the park where we stayed

Thank MikeLinda23
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This amazing place offers a restful stay to complement your game drive. You are greeted by a staff that is warm and genuine. We saw all the animals we wanted to see, in their natural behaviours, due to knowledgeable guide and tracker. A special birthday...More

Thank Kimberly P
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Our first experience to the a game reserve. It was amazing. While our intent was not to see the Big 5, we did. The lodge guides all worked together to maximize the experience for all of us. The Elephants, Wildebeests, and Giraffes were the stars...More

Thank GolfGuy777
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I had never been on safari before and didn't know what to expect. Not only were my husband and I blown away by the service and the amenities BUT THE ANIMALS AND THE SCENERY! Knowledgeable and friendly guides made the drive enjoyable and informative. Dress...More

Thank Julia S
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We have seen the entire big 5 (including black rhino and lots of lion cubs) here in just one day. Perfect for game spotting.

Thank Frank B
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