Madikwe is malaria free game reserve in South Africa, which makes it a very attractive safari destination. You can expect to see the Big Five African animals here, plus some other fantastic game including Cheetah, Wild Dog, Sable Antelope, Oryx, Springbok and Giraffe.
Drive time is approximately 3,5 hours from Johannesburg International Airport via Sun City or a short charter flight of 45 minutes to Madikwe's own airstrip. Elevation is 3200 feet above sea level.
Guests must refuel their cars at Sun Village/Zeerust as there is no fuel available inside the reserve.
Madikwe Air Charters provides daily scheduled flights from Grand Central Airport in Johannesburg to Madikwe Game Reserve. The flight departs from Grand Central Airport at 12pm and arrives at 12:50pm. The return flight departs Madikwe at 13pm and arrives at Grand Central Airport at 13:50pm. The scheduled flights are subject to a minimum of 2 passengers on each flight. Transfers from the air strip in Madikwe Game Reserve can be arranged.
Flight times are subject to change and there is a strict baggage allowance of 10 kilograms per person (soft bag). Road transfers between Johannesburg International Airport and Grand Central Airport can be arranged through Madikwe Air Charters. Charter flights from other destinations to the Madikwe Game Reserve can also be arranged.
There are 2 routes by road from Johannesburg International Airport to Madikwe Game Reserve. The first route (approximately 3.5 hours driving time) travels via Sun City that travels over approximately 90 kilometers (55.9 miles) of gravel road. The second route (about 5 hours driving time) travels via the towns of Rustenburg and Zeerust.
Madikwe Game Reserve has a 1200 metre, all-weather, gravel airstrip. Transfers to and from the lodge are free of charge. Please note that all private pilots wishing to make use of the Madikwe airstrip must sign a pilot indemnity form before doing so.
Co-ordinates: 24:44:00 S; 26:24:27 E
Elevation: 3200 Ft
Runway direction: East/West 11/290
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