Safari South Africa | Safari Holidays in South Africa

 
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Located at the southerly tip of the world’s most epic continent, South Africa offers visitors the chance to experience some of the most diverse and exciting safaris in the world.

Rich in wildlife and terrain, South Africa offers safari-goers the perfect setting to catch a sighting of the Big Five. Our luxury safari lodge, situated on private land in Madikwa Game Reserve, perfectly encompasses South Africa’s eclectic assortment of wildlife, culture and beauty.


Sanctuary Makanyane Safari Lodge Game Drive

reasons to visit South Africa

  • Home to the Big Five, the rare African Wild Dog as well as cheetah, giraffe, hyena, and a host of other game species.
  • From rocky peaks, across open grasslands, to verdant valleys, each area, with its own distinctive inhabitants, provides visitors with an unforgettable safari experience.
  • End a busy day of game viewing with a glass of one of South Africa's world-famous wines.
  • A bird-lover's paradise with over 360 bird species in Madikwe Game Reserve alone.
  • Madikwe Game Reserve is a malaria free destination.

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Madikwe Game Reserve

One of South Africa’s premier game-viewing destinations, the malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve is home to the “Big 5” (lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino and leopard), the rare African wild dog (called “Makanyane” in the Tswana language) as well as cheetah, giraffe, hyena, and a host of other game species. The birdlife is also spectacular, with over 360 bird species being found in the reserve.

This beautiful and diverse African wilderness encompasses 75,000 hectares of widely varying terrain. From rocky peaks, across open grasslands, to verdant valleys, each area, with its own distinctive inhabitants, provides visitors with an unforgettable safari experience. Ideally situated in South Africa’s North West Province, access to the reserve is simple and direct, a mere 3.5 hour drive or 45 minute flight from Johannesburg and Pretoria.

 
 
 
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