Top 10 Best Reasons Why You Should Visit Madikwe Game Reserve Now

Madikwe Game Reserve

Madikwe Game Reserve –

Located in between Johannesburg and Gaborone, Madikwe Game Reserve is an ultimate Johannesburg getaway for businessmen and safari holiday enthusiasts alike.

Situated in the North West Province of South Africa, bordered with Botswana, this 75,000-hectare wilderness is around 25 km away from Gaborone and 355 km from the city of Johannesburg and Pretoria.

If a South Africa vacation is on your tour’s card, a visit to Madikwe Game Reserve is a must. But, still thinking why to visit this national reserve! Please check out a few best reasons to plan your visit to Madikwe Game Reserve right now:
The Best Reasons to Visit Madikwe Game Reserve Right Now –

1. The South Africa’s Fourth-largest Reserve –

The South Africa’s Fourth-largest Reserve

The malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve is the fourth-largest reserve in South Africa. It covers 760 square kilometers (293 square miles) of bushveld, grassland, savannah, and riverine forest on the edge of the spectacular Kalahari Desert. No matter whether you visit Madikwe Game Reserve during the night or daytime, the safari experience is absolutely amazing.

2. The Malaria-free Game Reserve –

Malaria-free Game Reserve

The lack of malaria disease year-round is an obvious reason to visit Madikwe Game Reserve with family. However, there’s a huge availability of lodges offering special services to look after children. This means everyone is able to enjoy quality time in the Bushveld vegetation of Madikwe Game Reserve.

3. The Easy-to-reach Location –

Madikwe Game Reserve

The Madikwe Game Reserve is just a five-hour drive from Johannesburg city without much to see en route. If you don’t fancy to go by road, you can take a flight from Tambo International Airport, making easy connections with international flights.

4. The Mind-boggling Scenery –

The Mind-boggling Scenery

Though Madikwe is located in the extreme north of South Africa, the red dirt roads meander along thorn bushes juxtaposed against the ephemeral blue sky for visually-appealing photographic opportunities.
The mesmerizing Landscape is magical for children, young and Older; truly a great place for families, romance or adventure over a complete week. So choosing a touring & safari representative would make everything easy on your travel, stay and return.

5. The Amazing Game-viewing –

Amazing Game-viewing

The game viewing opportunity in Madikwe Game Reserve is second to none. You will see a huge concentration of wildlife here more often. Here, the sundowners with the red dust causing the colors over the mountains to change every five minutes and the lions roaring in the distance are the daily highlight.

6. The Wild Dog Concentration –

 The Wild Dog Concentration

African wild dogs are endangered species than rhino and elephant. There are two large packs residing in Madikwe Game Reserve. They have the most intricate and endearing family ties. The way of greeting and playing each other is the enchanting endeavor you will see there. Even, the wild dogs are the most successful hunters in Africa. If you’re lucky enough, you will catch them hunting and watch their prowess is also fascinating in every aspect.

7. The Majestic Big Five –

Majestic Big Five

Madikwe Game Reserve is the home to a huge array of wildlife, including the majestic Big Five – lions, rhinos, elephants, buffalo, and leopards. All you need is to take a Madikwe safari to experience the most of Big Five in their natural habitat.

8. The Up-close Wildlife Encounter –

Up-close Wildlife Encounter

Though Madikwe Game Reserve is a private reserve, guests are not allowed to drive while you will visit there. Hence, Madikwe’s ranger guides can get you close to the big encounter that you’d get on your own. Even, there are fewer restrictions against driving off road for Rangers. It means, if the wildlife isn’t coming to you, the Rangers will take you to the wildlife.

9. The Ultimate Safari Experience –

The Ultimate Safari Experience

While taking a safari in Madikwe Game Reserve, you will spend listening and taking in a small rustle, indistinguishable sounds of the bush. You will notice even the smallest movements and noises – will make sure you have the ultimate safari experience as possible. You will be in a completely new, bustling environment and it will take time for your senses to adjust.

10. The Madikwe Safari Lodge Accommodation –

The Madikwe Safari Lodge Accommodation

Madikwe Safari Lodge located inside the Madikwe Game Reserve enables ultimate safari experience combined with exquisite, luxury accommodation. While staying there, you will spot some of the different bird species, explore the African bush on foot as well as track wildlife on the morning, late afternoon, and night game drive.

Conclusion –

safari adventure

Your safari adventure is all about you. Just take a breath and experience the fragrance of the African wilderness. Savor yourself in the tranquility of the environment at Madikwe Game Reserve with Mount Zion Tours & Travel and let us help you switch off and unwind from the bustling schedule.

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