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The Bush House

The Bush House

Madikwe Game Reserve

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The Bush House

Madikwe Game Reserve

The Bush House is an old homestead in the western part of the malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve, which is more like a home than a hotel. This charming game lodge has a lot of history and many stories to tell.

The Madikwe Game Reserve boasts 75,000 hectares of Big 5 game viewing territory.

As well as elephant, lion, leopard, rhino and buffalo, the reserve is also home to wild dog, cheetah, plains game including gemsbok, springbok, zebra and giraffe, and over 340 species of birds.

The Bush Home accommodates just 10 people in double rooms, which are simply decorated but equipped with air-conditioning, mosquito nets and percale linen.

The veranda and garden overlook one of the best waterholes in the reserve and often the sightings are as exciting as they are on a game drive.

The service is friendly and warm, and the total experience is like being in a good friend's home.

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Pool and watering hole
Pool and watering hole, ©The Bush House
Lodge verandah
Lodge verandah, ©The Bush House
Lodge at night
Lodge at night, ©The Bush House
Bush sunset
Bush sunset, ©The Bush House
Front lawn with Ellies
Front lawn with Ellies, ©The Bush House
Down to Drink
Down to Drink, ©The Bush House
View from the Hide -Elephants in motion
View from the Hide -Elephants in motion, ©The Bush House
Unforgettable moments
Unforgettable moments, ©The Bush House
Wild dog
Wild dog, ©The Bush House
Magical sunrise
Magical sunrise , ©The Bush House
Luxury Bedroom
Luxury Bedroom, ©The Bush House
Boma, ©The Bush House
Courtyard, ©The Bush House
Lodge Verandah
Lodge Verandah, ©The Bush House
Lion brothers
Lion brothers, ©The Bush House
Relax between Game Drives
Relax between Game Drives, ©The Bush House

All meals; the Madikwe Guest Conservation Contribution; and morning/afternoon shared game drives are included. PLEASE NOTE: For guests arriving by road, the cash entrance fee of R180 per adult and R80 per child younger than 12 years (subject to change) to enter the reserve is NOT included. For guests arriving and/or departing via FedAir, the landing/departure fees are not included and are payable directly to the lodge (currently R240 per adult and R150 per child).

Children of any age are welcome. Rates available on request.

General Information For Guests

A private Land Rover can be pre-booked, subject to availability. This will be an additional cost - rates available on request Current rate: R4500 per vehicle per day, (subject to change).

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