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Madikwe Leopard

Rhulani Safari Lodge – Our Experience

We recently published a review of Rhulani Safari Lodge in Madikwe. This follow up post is to share our experiences while on this trip. Reviewing a lodge, based on a trip like this, is too factual and doesn’t give the opportunity to convey the adventure we did, or didn’t, have. …

Rhulani sunset

Rhulani Safari Lodge – Review

Why Rhulani Safari Lodge? It has been a very long time since we have visited Madikwe and this is by far one of our favourite locations to visit, so a return visit was long overdue. Previously we have stayed on the eastern side of the reserve at Thakadu River Camp …

Plains Zebra

Dazzled by a Dazzle – Zebra

Did you know a group of zebras is called a dazzle? Rightly so too, and here’s why; Most predators only see in black and white, or similar, so can you imagine when on the hunt for zebra and as you give chase, the group (or dazzle) of zebra start running. …

Madikwe Lion

Madikwe River Lodge – Game Drives

Game drives in Madikwe are an experience not to be missed. If you have the opportunity, take it! I promise you wont regret it. We had a total of six drives during our three night stay and in the post I’m going to go through them on a daily basis …

Madikwe Cheetah

Madikwe River Lodge – The Lodge

This year for our luxury holiday we changed things up a bit a visited Madikwe River Lodge, a three star luxury lodge located in the Madikwe Game Reserve in North-Western South Africa, which is renowned for it’s big five sightings. Getting to Madikwe River Lodge There are a few routes …

Thakadu Awards

Thakadu Does It Again

This weekend we were honoured to revisit Thakadu River Camp in Madikwe and took the opportunity to present two certificates: One of distinction to the lodge for the categories of Staff and Game Activities and a Certificate of Merit to Tshepiso for making every game drive one to remember. Thank you to …

Thakadu River Camp

Thakadu River Camp – Madikwe

Introduction Last week we had the honour of staying at the Thakadu River Camp in the Madikwe Game Reserve. This is something we’ve been wanting to do for a long time and finally had the chance to do just that. The trip out there was bitter-sweet at first. Jenece spent eighteen months …