Royal Madikwe

Accommodation Suppliers

Madikwe Game Reserve, PO Box 91, Nietverdiend, 2874
Member Number: 201949 Tel: +27 (0) 82 787 1314

Royal Madikwe offers an award winning safari residence in the heart of South Africa’s game-rich, malaria free Madikwe Game Reserve where an unrivaled wilderness experience is silhouetted against a backdrop of 5-star luxury and unsurpassed hospitality. Royal Madikwe welcomes up to 10 guests in 3 Luxury Suites and a Royal Family Suite  where exceptional accommodation, service and cuisine come as standard. Set on Africa’s rolling savannah overlooking a waterhole that teems with a wide variety of wildlife. The exclusivity of this privately owned retreat means that guests not only have a luxury bush home but a piece of Africa all to themselves. Our commitment to you allows absolute flexibility to plan bespoke safaris and bush experiences of a lifetime.

Winner of the 2011 World Luxury Hotel Awards in the world’s best Luxury Game Lodge category for the 2nd consecutive year. 

Also Platinum Award winner at the Diners Club Wine List of the Year Awards 2011,

Where we operate

  • South Africa

Activities offered

  • Accommodation
  • Bird Watching
  • Safaris - Fixed Camp


Bright Future Trust

Bright Future is the charitable family trust of Dr Chai Patel CBE FRCP. Since its inception in 2005, Bright Future has invested over £3m in past and future projects, mainly helping children and young people facing challenging circumstances, with a further £1.5m pledged into 2012 and beyond.


18 May 2012

Change of contact details

  The ‘Royal’ has always been more than a business for us and it is a labour of love at the heart of which is our wish to contribute to the rural economy of South Africa whilst providing an unparalleled experience to our guests. Over the last eight years, the Royal Madikwe has built up a great reputation under the leadership, initially of Riaan Kruger, and subsequently Drienie Pieterse.  Drienie (who has been with us for three years) and Andrew Viljoen (for nearly two yea…

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26 September 2011

Winner of the 2011 World Luxury Hotel Awards, best Luxury Game Lodge category

Royal Madikwe, the 5-star safari residence in the North West Province of South Africa, took top honours at the 2011 World Luxury Hotel Awards by clinching the world’s best Luxury Game Lodge title for the 2nd consecutive year. Competing with the highest echelons of international hotel destinations, Royal Madikwe celebrates its third success at these coveted international awards. In addition to bagging the same global award last year, this intimate bush retreat excelled as the only African…

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03 June 2011

Exciting News!

Royal Madikwe Luxury Safari Residence is now available for both FIT and Sole Use bookings. To launch this new concept Royal Madikwe are offering a special Launch Rate of ZAR3,500 (RACK) per person sharing. This offer is valid until 15 July 2011. Royal Madikwe welcomes up to 10 guests in 3 Luxury Suites and a Royal Family Suite where exceptional accommodation, service and cuisine come as standard.   Royal Madikwe now offer 3 rates:  High Peak, Peak and OFF Peak rates. The OFF Pea…

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