Although state-owned, Madikwe operates as a private game reserve No self-drive visitors are allowed, and all drives are conducted by the private lodges dotted around the reserve This makes for a very exclusive experience; even more so if staying in one of the lodges that has a private concession within the reserve Madikwe is a prime Big Five destination, and you can expect to see most major safari animals in a two-day visit Read more about Madikwe Game Reserve
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Tiger was sitting on a log, Leopard with a cub sitting on a tree, Elephants, gaur, sambar, malabar giant squirrel. White bellied woodpecker, crested serpent eagle, green imerial pigeons, streak throated woodpecker and crested hawk eagle. Crocodiles and Rattlesnake.
How to reach?
The easiest way to get to Madikwe is to fly from Johannesburg The flight takes about 1 hour It is also possible to rent a car and drive to the reserve, which is situated 360km/ 223mi from Johannesburg The trip takes about 35 hours