3days THAKADU RIVER CAMP, Madikwe Game Reserve

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Thakadu River Camp is a wholly-owned Community-based Tented Safari Camp within Madikwe Game Reserve. The Tented Camp, located on the banks of the Marico River, is an ecotourism partnership between North-West Parks, the Molatedi Community. The community has a 45-year lease to operate a commercial lodge with traversing rights across the Reserve. The concept is unique in South Africa in that the community owns the development, with substantial benefits accruing to the community itself. Thakadu...
Thakadu River Camp is a wholly-owned Community-based Tented Safari Camp within Madikwe Game Reserve. The Tented Camp, located on the banks of the Marico River, is an ecotourism partnership between North-West Parks, the Molatedi Community. The community has a 45-year lease to operate a commercial lodge with traversing rights across the Reserve. The concept is unique in South Africa in that the community owns the development, with substantial benefits accruing to the community itself. Thakadu River Camp consists of 12 tented suites, each with their own viewing deck overlooking the river. The tents are spacious and are superbly decorated and appointed. 4 of the tents are set to one side and make up Little Thakadu which is perfect for families or small groups of up to 8 people. This lodge has a phenomenal atmosphere due to the foundations upon which it is built and the gratitude of the community which it is helping to build.  

1. Pickup from your area of residence in the morning or airport

2. Transported from the fully air-conditioned vehicle

3. Visit The Chameleon Village African Craft Market(optional) 

Itinerary:

Day 1:  Upon arrival at the airport you'll be met by Bono Tours and Safaris or the representative will come and collect you from your place residence or airport then proceed to Thakadu River Camp - Madikwe Game Reserve .The journey will take up to 4hours to the lodge. Thakadu River Camp staff will welcome you on arrival and assist you with your check in and explain to you on how the lodge operates and introduced to you your field guide who will be taking you on your safari for the duration of your stay. After check in they will escort to your room to freshen up before leaving for the afternoon game drive to enjoy the BIG FIVE and what nature had to offer on that afternoon. Refreshments will be served during the course of the safari. Came back to the lodge early evening and dinner will be served.

Day 2. Early wakeup call then meet your guide at reception for tea and coffee before leaving for a morning game drive. Enjoy your morning looking for the African wildlife then came back to the lodge for breakfast. The rest of the day will be spent at the lodge relaxing by the pool or in your room or you can visit the SPA (own account). Then you leave again for the afternoon game drive

Day 3. Early wakeup call then meet your guide at reception for tea and coffee before leaving for a morning game drive. Came back to the lodge after the morning game drive then have breakfast and check out. Then Bono Tours and Safaris representative will take you back to the airport or place of residence with fun filled memories.
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If you find a better price, we'll match it - just send the details to hertz-support@placepass.com.

Important Details

Included
  • Breakfast
  • Local guide
  • Bottled water
  • National Park fees
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Professional guide
  • Lunch
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Afternoon tea
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Sun City, Pretoria and Johannesburg
  • All activities
  • Port pickup and drop-off from OR Tambo International airport
  • Dinner
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Not Included
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • Drinks
Departure Point
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • A minimum of 2people per booking is required
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.