Tau Game Lodge

Located on the malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve, Tau Game Lodge offers an authentic safari experience in a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere.

Located on the malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve, Tau Game Lodge offers an authentic safari experience in a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere. Constructed to blend into the bush, this lodge features 30 air-conditioned guest chalets fitted with private verandas and open-air showers. Two of these are specially designed to accommodate families with children, with a lounge area connecting a pair of bedrooms. 

At the main lodge is a large furnished sundeck, lounge, dining and bar area, with a traditional ‘boma’ for dinners under the starry night sky. There are also two inviting swimming pools and an indulgent wellness spa, where guests can enjoy a massage or beauty treatment in between gameviewing activities.

Game drives and bush walks may be enjoyed across Madikwe’s 185,000 acres, shared only with guests of other lodges on this vast reserve. All of the “Big 5” are present here – lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino – plus packs of endangered wild dog, hippo, giraffe and hyena, ensuring that every excursion here holds plenty of promise!     

Location

How to get to Tau Game Lodge

Guests can transfer to Tau Game Lodge from Johannesburg (around 4 hours) or reach the reserve by air, flying directly to Madikwe’s private airstrip (approximately 50 minutes’ flight duration).

Activities at Tau Game Lodge

  • Game drives morning and afternoon
  • Guided walking safaris
  • Bush dining and ‘boma’ dinners

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

Tuningi Safari Lodge Highlights

  • A relaxed, family-friendly luxury safari lodge
  • Featuring 30 African-inspired chalets
  • With an atmospheric “boma”, indulgent day spa and two pools
  • In an exclusive malaria-free game reserve
  • Home to all of the “Big 5”, wild dog, hippo, giraffe and hyena

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Accommodation in malaria free game reserves.

Below are some of our preferred tented camps and lodges in malaria free game reserves. Please contact us to tailor accommodation options to suit the style of your trip and your budget.

Kwandwe Private Game Reserve

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Madikwe River Lodge

Family-friendly Madikwe River Lodge is a relaxed, comfortable safari lodge set in South Africa's wonderful, malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve which is home to all of the iconic "Big 5" and much more.

Shamwari Game Reserve

On South Africa’s pristine Eastern Cape, Shamwari Game Reserve is an excellent safari destination being malaria-free and home to fantastic wildlife including all of the legendary "Big 5".

Tau Game Lodge

Located on the malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve, Tau Game Lodge offers an authentic safari experience in a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere.

Tswalu Kalahari

South Africa’s largest private game reserve, Tswalu Kalahari is inhabited by over 80 mammal species including meerkat and desert rhino.

Tuningi Safari Lodge

On the vast Madikwe Game Reserve is the luxurious Tuningi Safari Lodge as well as family-friendly Little Tuningi, a self-contained private villa.

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