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Luxury Safaris Near Johannesburg

By Tuningi Safari Lodge on June 9, 2022
Looking for a Big 5 safari destination near Johannesburg?

Located in South Africa’s malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve, Tuningi Safari Lodge can be reached in a 45-minute charter or four and a half hours by car.

Take a look at our comprehensive travel guide below and enquire about your stay with us today.

Experience a luxury safari in Madikwe Game Reserve

Madikwe Game Reserve is one of South Africa’s largest game reserves situated in the North-West Province of the country. The 75 000 hectare reserve is one of the few in Southern Africa classified as malaria-free.

Located 20 kilometers across the border from Gaborone, the reserve lies within a transition region between lowveld bushveld and the Kalahari thornveld.

All of the Big 5 can be seen in Madikwe, as well as cheetah, wild dog and iconic African species like giraffe, zebra and more.

With a range of tailor-made packages and affordable deals, Tuningi Safari Lodge offers options for the best luxury safari lodges near Johannesburg.

Our Location

Madikwe Game Reserve is one of South Africa’s largest game reserves situated in the North-West Province of the country. The 75 000 hectare reserve is one of the few in Southern Africa classified as malaria-free.

Located 20 kilometers across the border from Gaborone, the reserve lies within a transition region between lowveld bushveld and the Kalahari thornveld.

Tuningi can be reached by car from Johannesburg in four and a half hours. For those with a wider budget, Federal Airlines operates scheduled 45 minute charters from OR Tambo to Madikwe Game Reserve’s airstrip. The Lodge is a 20 minute complimentary transfer from the strip.

AIR TRANSFERS TO MADIKWE GAME RESERVE
Federal Airlines offers a world-class executive daily air shuttle service operating from OR Tambo International in Johannesburg to Madikwe Game Reserve.

Federal Airlines operates a fleet of late model turbine and piston aircrafts. All flights are undertaken by professional and highly experienced commercial pilots.

ROAD TRANSFERS
Registered, professional transfer companies, with all insurances and indemnities in place, are used for Road Transfers.

The vehicle type used will depend on the number of people on the transfer. Please enquire for further information on these transfers.

When in doubt, get in touch with our friendly reservations team at Tuningi. We look forward to helping you plan your trip to Madikwe.

Other luxury safari lodges near Johannesburg

Combine your stay at Tuningi Safari Lodge with one of our sister properties in Madikwe Game Reserve or closer to the famous Kruger National Park.

Madikwe Hills offers a private, luxury safari in a different section of Madikwe. Leopard Hills is located within the renowned Sabi Sand Game Reserve and close by, Kings Camp is situated in the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve.

Each camp offers a slightly different experience and you can chat to our team to help you decide which would be the best fit for you.

Book your ideal luxury safari lodge near Johannesburg

Use Tuningi’s website to book your ideal holiday and relax on safari in Madikwe Game Reserve. We offer a selection of packages to make your stay the best it can be.

Take a look at our packages here and make use of the quick and seamless online booking process and start imagining your ideal vacation today.

Highlights

45-minute flight from Johannesburg

Or a 4.5 hour drive

Family-friendly and all children welcome

Big 5 game viewing

Luxury, classic-style suites

Underground hide overlooking a waterhole

 

If you’re interested in enquiring about luxury safari lodges near Johannesburg, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our friendly reservations team directly at book@tuningi.com or use our online booking system here.

We look forward to welcoming you to the world-renowned Madikwe Game Reserve in South Africa!

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