"I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order".
—John Burroughs

Lelapa

With its open guest areas, friendly staff, and overall atmosphere of easy sociability, combined with the tranquil individual accommodations, Lelapa camp has something for everyone.

Lelapa, which is Setswana for “family”, invites you and your loved ones to enjoy the malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve. An experience to be enjoyed by the whole family.

The camp’s luxuriously laidback vibe and attentive hospitality ensures that you feel right at home with all the exciting discoveries of the game reserve right on your doorstep.

Your Home in Africa

All Lelapa luxury suites offer stunning views of the Madikwe Game Reserve that can be enjoyed from the comfort of your suite’s private deck, which includes an outdoor shower and plunge pool.

Four of the camp’s suites are best suited for families with young children. Whether you want to spend time as a family or enjoy your own space, all guests can indulge in total, stress-free comfort and convenience. Each family suite provides a kids’ room equipped with bunkbeds, gown and slipper sets, and bedside hot-chocolate mugs as well as an array of toys, games, and books. While the children enjoy the perks of their stay, you and your partner can enjoy some much-needed alone time.

If you’d prefer a little more company, you can always take a plunge in the camp’s larger guest pool and take in the sights of the animals doing the same at their very own watering hole just across the lawn.

Additional Suite Information:

Max 2 Guests

110m² including terrace

2 Single XL or 1 King Size XL

High Speed Internet

Private Plunge Pool

Air Conditioning

Outdoor shower

Mini Bar

Our Rates

Exclusive 6 PaxExclusive 8 Pax
05/01/24 – 19/12/24R13 500.00R20 250.00
20/12/24 – 09/01/25 R16 200.00R24 300.00


As well as all the family-friendly elements at Lelapa, each luxury accommodation suite typically also features a private plunge pool, WiFi, a fully stocked minibar (soft drinks, and selected beers, spirits and house wines), and tea and coffee selection. The camp also offers its guests transfers to the East Madikwe Airstrip. A stay at Lelapa involves two game drives daily, led by an FGASA-accredited field guide and tracker, and refreshments and snacks provided to ensure the experience is both comfortable and exciting.

Specialised activities included in your stay:

  • Bush walks
  • Stargazing
  • Wildlife lectures
  • Bush breakfasts/dinners
  • Picnic lunches
  • Specialised Children’s Activities
  • Laundry services
  • Premium brand alcohol
  • Cigars & cigarettes
  • All flights and unspecified transfers
  • Telephone calls
  • Madikwe Game Reserve landing fees (subject to change)
  • Madikwe Game Reserve entrance fee
  • Guest conservation contribution

Any of the above extras will added to the guest’s account, payable upon departure.

Specialised activities excluded:

  • Private open safari vehicle hire
  • Any additional external services
  • Community village experience
  • Exclusive use bush breakfasts & dinners