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Private Photographic Safari

Private Guided Safaris at Jamala.

Jamala Madikwe has always taken great pride in our professional guides however to enhance the Safari experience we often work with private guides who specialise in photography, helping you capture exceptional images.

The benefits of using a private guide

Accessibility: You will have access to your private guide throughout the safari, eliminating

the need to wait until game drive time to ask questions on wildlife or photography.

Education: Whatever your level of experience you can be assured of leaving a private

guided safari with new skills, techniques and inspiration. All of our private guides are

involved in the various photography courses and workshops that we run and will

incorporate this educational aspect into every private safari. This includes portfolio reviews

and assistance with editing of images.

Time: Having the time to focus on the sightings and experiences that you want to focus on

is priceless and your guide will assist in maximising these moments in the field.

Qualified: Private guides are qualified and experienced in the

guiding and hospitality industries.

To enhance your Safari experience please contact us direct and we will assist you with availability and costs involved.

  • A beautiful elevated view of one of our 5 private freestanding villas at Jamala Madikwe. Each slice of paradise is fully air-conditioned and offers superlative luxury and intimate privacy combined with extravagant outdoor facilities which include individual rim-flow pools and salas, expansive wooden decks and private outdoor showers. The Jamala Madikwe villas exude colonial charm perfectly suited to a luxury safari experience.

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#Lounge #fireplace
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 #pool #design #sala
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  • Bathing with the Madikwe elephants at Jamala #southafrica #game #safari #pool #view #landscape #luxurytravel
  • Experience true African luxury at the Jamala Madikwe Spa, overlooking the private waterhole and some of Africas's most incredible sights and sounds #relax #spa #africa #treatment #room #beautiful #peace #love #travel #tranquility #massage #facial #manicure #pedicure #interior #southafrica #lamelle #charlotterhys #gift #mothersday
  • The winter lounge at Jamala bathed in The light of a African sunset #5star #service #hotels #luxury #safari #lodge #sunset #africa #southafrica #light #beautiful #love #interior
  • A gentleman and a jester. 
Meet part of the Jamala Madikwe front of house team the Gentleman - Happyness Mkwananzi and the Jester - Lawrence Ndoro. More than 8 years ago these two gentlemen joined the Jamala team their dedication to service and creating a great guest experience is admirable. Looking swave guys! 👍🏻#jamalamadikwe #jamala #jamalamadikwe #luxury #hotel #service #waiter #barman #butler #5star @happymkhwa @starlaw26 @jellyvis @dzondagh #joedanielaphotography #danielazondagh #joedreyer
  • A new Jamala dish featured in our chef Nico Verster's new cookbook Safaris and Spices. Tea and Mint smoked Duck with Cardamom Carrots and mashed Potatoes #jamalasafari #jamalamadikwe #madikwegamereserve #safari #lodge #cuisine #cooking #delicious #food #photography #luxury
  • Relax by the fire in one of our villas this winter #lodge #destination #love #winter #fire #sofasafari #southafrica #safari #luxurytravel #hotels #comfort #5star #beautiful #interior
  • Arial view of Jamala Madikwe main lodge, waterhole and the villas #southafrica #luxury #hotel #waterhole #safari #jamalasafari #remote #africa #lodge #destination #love #untouched #wilderness
  • An incredible view this morning across the savanna plains and the private waterhole at Jamala Madikwe. #safari #waterhole #hotel #luxury #southafrica #sofasafari #elephant photograph @dzondagh
  • The entrance at Jamala Madikwe where colonial charm meets African flair #madikwe #malariafree #southafrica #jamalamadikwe #entrance #luxury #hotel #safari #elephants #big5
  • As winter approaches we are testing some new soup recipes cauliflower, truffle and quail egg #jamala #madikwe #malariafree #cuisine #chef #cook #food #delicious #safari #luxury #cooking #southafrica
  • Elephants for days at the Jamala waterhole #sofasafari #africa #beautiful #jamalasafari #madikwe #ellephants

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