Situated in the renowned big five region of Madikwe Game Reserve, a 75,000-hectare, malaria-free protected area this exclusive lodge offers superior accommodation and fantastic game drive experiences. Game drives are on offer in the morning and afternoon and walking safaris are also an option; for children there are special activities to help them get the most from their visit. Lodges feature wrap-around decks offering stunning views across the reserve and it's wildlife as well as double bath tubs and retractable doors and windows.
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'If you want to experience a safari with children then this is perfect. The lodges themeselves are almost an extension of the reserve and offer some stunning views from the wrap-around decks.'
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These peaceful and private suites are decorated in an African style with timber, warm colours. Each has a lounge and dining area, gas fireplace an an oversized bath with great views and an outside rock shower.
Each suite had outdoor rock showers and wrap around decks which face a stunning valley frequented by a range of wildlife night and day. There is a double-size bathtub and a fireplace in both the bathroom and bedroom.
• Boma & viewing deck • Gym • 2 swimming pool • Library • Wellness centre
• Wi-Fi in main lodge area • Satellite TV (sports channels only) • Small curio shop • Lounge • Dining room • Bar
• Big five game viewing (lion, elephant, rhino, leopard & buffalo) • Two game drives daily • Photographic safaris • Optional walking safaris on request • Walking safaris (over 16’ only)
There are two game drives a day - morning and afternoon – each are taken on board a state-of-the-art land cruiser with roof for sun protection during the summer months. With the help and guidance of your knowledgeable rangers you will enjoy an education as well as an inspiring experience. • Two games daily • State of the art land cruisers • Qualified game rangers • Tea/coffee & biscuits on morning game drive • Drinks and canapés on afternoon game drive
Treatments are available in your room; choose from Indian Head Massage, Foot Massage, Full Body Massage, Manicure & Pedicure
For guidance only - subject to change
Meals at the reserve will be on a Safari Plan which varies between safari properties however most meals and sometimes drinks will be included. Please ask at time of booking
A traditional boma is a memorable way to experience an evening under African skies; share your meal of fine cuisine and elegant wines with other guests in front of a crackling fire.
Tuningi Safari Lodge is located in the Madikwe Game Reserve just 4 hours drive from Johannesburg or a 20 minute drive from the reserve airstrip which can be reached in just 50 minutes from Johannesburg.
Nearby Attractions • Madikwe Game Reserve – 4.7 miles
Tuningi Lodge welcomes families with children of all ages and offers the following facilities and services to ensure they have an enjoyable stay. Please note that children under 6 years of age are not allowed to join the game drives due to safety reasons.
Accommodation • Units can accommodate between 1 and 2 children
Children over five are allowed on the first game drive and then it is decided by the guide, parents and other guests if they should be allowed on the usual daily game drives; if not then they are instead taken out on a child-friendly safari.
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