It’s a rare thing to be able to pack up the family and get away from the bustle of the daily hustle. But when the opportunity arises, where can you go to unwind, be thrilled, and make those precious memories as a family?

Enter The Madikwe Game Reserve

Among the rare gems of the South African game reserve getaway scene is the Madikwe Game Reserve. A home to the Big Five and a large population of the endangered African Wild Dog, the Madikwe Reserve is a terrific experience for first timers as well as the more travelled big game afficionados.

This South African game reserve is an easy drive from Johannesburg and Pretoria as well as being a short trip from Gaborone in Botswana. 

Make The Good Times Greater With A Stay At The Lelapa Lodge

The Madikwe Safari Lodge is a five-star luxury game lodge consisting of three appendant locations. 

Of these three, Lelapa (meaning “family” in Setswana) offers the best experience for the whole family. Enjoy breathtaking views of the reserve from any of its 12 luxurious suites, including four particularly family-friendly suites that include a second children’s bedroom that is well-stocked with toys and games. 

All suites include:

  • A private plunge pool
  • Air-conditioning and fans
  • A fireplace
  • Outdoor and indoor shower
  • Personal Bar

When you’re not touring the Madikwe Game Reserve on a special Family Safari, you and your partner can enjoy some alone time, while the kids have a go at dedicated children’s activities.

Exciting Features Of A Stay At The Lelapa Lodge

  • Main lodge bar, guest lounge, dining area, boma, and viewing/dining deck.
  • Kosher dining offering to ensure our Jewish guests can enjoy every treat a stay here has to offer
  • Serviced guest pool and loungers, positioned above a waterhole for an incredible “poolside safari”
  • In-room spa and beauty treatments at the hands of expert therapists
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Madikwe Safari Lodge Gallery, curating rare and beautiful items for guests to take home and treasure a piece of South Africa
  • Mack & Madi Kids’ Adventure Safari Club: stays, meals and activities are all taken care of for the kids’ big adventure in the bush!
  • Eco House: a kids’ entertainment and education area where kids can learn and discover through exciting activities!

Plan The Family Adventure Of A Lifetime Today

If you’re looking for a family getaway that caters to you, your partner and children of any age, the Madikwe Safari Lodge and its Lelapa Lodge offers an experience at the Madikwe Game Reserve that none of you will ever forget. Book your adventure today!