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Why we like it
- Operating on an exclusive use basis, you are the masters of you stay, with a range of personal staff
- An experienced personal game ranger and a gifted Shangaan tracker are on hand to take you on your own private safari, showing you the best Madikwe has to offer
- Three individual bush houses boasting en-suites, air conditioning, fire places and a private balcony with stunning views
- Activities aimed at children make this a perfect family safari, with a nanny service available, for parents who wish to have a little time by themselves
Cool off after a day on safari by taking a plunge in the lantern lit pool, and watch the elephants refresh in the Marcio river.
Joanne Swinton's detailed knowledge of South Africa has been invaluable and her enthusiasm to respond to our needs is greatly appreciated.
- FJ, Perthshire
Three beautifully appointed bush houses, set in the wilds of the Madikwe Game Reserve on the banks of the Marico River, Morukuru blends chic stylish décor with warm African hospitality. The Owners House offers two bedrooms ideal for honeymooners, couples or a small family. The River House boasts three bedrooms and can accommodate a maximum of six adults and four children. The chic Farm House has five suites and is the perfect setting for families or friends travelling together. The experienced and dedicated team are on hand to look after your every need. Your personal chef will cater for any specific dietary requirement whilst the guides tailor the day's safari activities to suit you. The pace of life can be as serene, or hectic as you like as the whole property is yours to enjoy.
Best time to be there
October to May is the best time to visit the Cape. Game viewing is better during the drier months of April to September. The wildflower season is generally from mid August to mid September. The whale watching season runs from June to November.
11 hours 30 minutes/10 hours 30 minutes non-stop
GMT +2 hours
Not required for UK passport holders
Yellow fever certificate if arriving or in transit for more than 12 hours from an endemic area.
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