Madikwe Nature Reserve, Zeerust

4.8
#5 of 22 in Parks in North-West Province
See the "big five" game animals of South Africa--lions, elephants, rhinos, buffalo, and leopards--in the protected habitat of Madikwe Nature Reserve. An ex-farmland turned into a reserve, the park contains more than 10,000 mammals from more than 60 species of animals. The reserve emphasizes the protection of the animals in their natural habitat; visitors must respect restrictions on vehicles. Take time to see the highly endangered African wild dog. All the profits from this reserve go into uplifting the economy of the local communities. The site offers lodging as well. Add Madikwe Nature Reserve to your Zeerust travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Zeerust trip itinerary planning tool.
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  • The park has a number of waterholes which attracts the animals. They have a huge variety iof birds. We saw all big 5 and many animal babies  more »
  • Motswiri was lovely, animals were 5 star views, staff excellent, food wonderful, can’t say enough about the place. Our room was wonderful, clean and had great views of the animals walking to the...  more »
  • Madikwe is a relative new private game reserve (about 20 years old) but it is off to a great start. We saw a wide range of animals including most of the big 5. Overall, very good place for our...  more »

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