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Madikwe Game Reserve reviews

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Diverse wildlife spanning two ecosystems

Views: 251 Visited: Dec 2017 Reviewed: Oct 16, 2018

Madikwe Game Reserve is among the bigger reserves in South Africa but is relatively little visited—one of its major advantages. Another advantage is the close driving distance of about 4 hours by road from Johannesburg or Pretoria. Finally, Madikwe is not only home to the big five, but is also conveniently malaria-free—it’s a great safari option for families with young children who still want an authentic safari experience in a large and wild ... read more

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Wildlife exclusivity

Views: 621 Visited: Jul 2014 Reviewed: Mar 09, 2016

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 is lesser known by the masses and where some regions during peak seasons may see... read more

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Madikwe is one of our favorite a 'super-seven' parks

Views: 613 Visited: Jan 2016 Reviewed: Feb 01, 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 started to increase.
It is not a busy park as self-drive is not permitted - game dri... read more

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