Madikwe Game Reserve reviews


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Located in an area that used to be nothing more but abandoned farmland, Madikwe Game Reserve rose to become one of Africa’s best preservation areas. The park lies close to the Botswanian border, 90 kilometers (55 miles) north of Zeerust. If driving from Johannesburg, it can be reached in 3.5 hours. There is also an airstrip that allows landing for small aircrafts. ... ...

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(5/5 stars) Written on: Mar 09, 2016   |   Visited: Jul 2014.
Another amazing location in South Africa to get a classic safari experience. Madikwe Game Reserve plays host to some of our favourite accommodations and animals.

The best part of this region is that you don't have to worry about malaria whilst settling in inside on of the largest game reserves in South Africa.

The next-best part about this region is that it ... read more
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(5/5 stars) Written on: Feb 01, 2016   |   Visited: Jan 2016.
There are many good reasons to visit Madikwe Game Reserve:

It is just a 3-hour drive from Johannesburg.
It has the 'Super-Seven' animals - big-five plus cheetah and wild dog.
It is malaria free.
The park is most well-known for its wild dog sightings. Leopard sightings used to be scarce but since the lion population was reduced the leopard sightings have start... read more
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Safari suitability: 9 / 10
All of the big five. Within 3.5 hours of Johannesburg. Great opportunity to see wild dogs.
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