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Welcome to Johannesburg and the start of your African Adventure. You will be met at the airport by our representative and assisted through immigration, baggage collection and customs. You will then be shown to your awaiting transfer vehicle which will transfer you to Madikwe River Lodge (around 4 ½ hours). The luxury safari lodge is situated on the Groot Marico River overlooking dense bushland in the malaria-free Madikwe Private Game Reserve. There are 16 thatch chalets, privately set within the cool riverine forest, each chalet is individually decorated in a rich African theme and en-suite bathrooms boast large walk-in showers.
Over the next 2 days you will enjoy morning and evening game drives. The Madikwe Game Reserve is one of South Africa’s newer and prime safari destinations, perfect for spotting the ‘Big Five’. The Reserve spans 75,000 hectares, making it one of the largest game reserves in South Africa. As well as the ‘Big Five’ the reserve is particularly renowned for its wild dog reintroduction in the east, as well as the unusual gemsbok, tsessebe and springbok. You will also find 66 large mammal species and over 300 species of birds.
Today you will be transferred back to Johannesburg to your airport hotel where the rest of the day is at your leisure.
Sadly your tour with us comes to an end today after breakfast. You hotel is conveniently located 500m from the airport so you can make your own way to the airport in time for your onward flight.