Sanctuary Makanyane - Luxury Safari South Africa


Luxurious accommodation, exceptional cuisine, welcoming service and thrilling game viewing combine to create an unforgettable luxury safari experience at Sanctuary Makanyane Luxury Safari Lodge in the Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa.

Situated on private ground within the malaria free, “Big 5” Madikwe Game Reserve in South Africa’s North West Province, the lodge caters for just sixteen guests, ensuring personal attention and exclusivity.


Why visit Sanctuary makanyane

  • Sanctuary Makanyane has eight luxurious and secluded air-conditioned suites
  • Malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve is home to lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and black and white rhino.
  • Expert guides - we understand how essential your guide is to making your luxury safari South Africa unforgettable.
  • Sleep out under the stars - unique opportunity to spend a romantic night under the African sky
  • Exclusive location - Sanctuary Makanyane is located on 1 800 hectares of privately owned ground which is reserved exclusively for our guests
  • Exceptional cuisine - fine wines from the award-winning wine list complement the exceptional cuisine


Sanctuary Retreats Philanthropy (SRP)

Sanctuary Makanyane actively supports local community development initiatives. Guests at the lodge can also participate, either financially or practically, in assisting impoverished local communities through various projects and programmes, thereby also supporting the Madikwe Reserve. Guests are also given the opportunity to give back to conservation while being able to interact directly with wildlife. By supporting various projects within the reserve, guests are able to accompany Madikwe Game Reserve conservation and veterinary staff during various conservation activities for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.