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Jamala Madikwe a visual safari

    It has been an incredibly busy and rewarding couple of months around Jamala Madikwe. We invite you to go on a visual safari with us as we explore some of the latest updates around our beautiful lodge. To start with : The Jamala Madikwe Pool Safari #poolsafari SWIMMING POOL A unique experience to […]

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Meet the team at Jamala Madikwe

Lazarus Boikie Nokane or as he is affectionately known by all the Jamala-ian’s……Lazzie. Lazzie has worked as a professional Ranger/Guide at Jamala Madikwe since 2010. Humble, gentle and compassionate few guides could fit the Jamala spirit better than this legend. He was born in Madikwe Game Reserve on an old farm called Leeuhoek “Lioncorner” near […]

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Safaris and Spices, An African Food Journey

The latest Cookbook from our award winning Chef and GM Nico Verster has just been released. We are obviously proud of this incredible achievement and we hope that this beautiful book will inspire our guests with gorgeous flavours from Africa. Please contact us for a signed copy: nico@jamalamadikwe.com. Description This is an African cookbook that […]

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The Jamala Bar

We launched the Jamala open air bar earlier this year with great success. Creating wonderful new views and seating areas for guests to enjoy the “Sofa Safari” and a myriad of animals visiting daily. The lodge bar is certainly becoming a hot spot to meet for drinks pre and post game drives. We look forward […]

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A candelabra of Vultures in memory of our Rhinos #SaveOurRhino

#SaveOurRhino. We have been privileged to see the return of the Vulture population to Madikwe Game Reserve over the last couple of years unfortunately it pinpoints the potential devastation of one of our most beloved and vulnerable species. The sad reality is that Southern Africa and Madikwe Game Reserve is still under severe attack when […]

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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 […]

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Madikwe – A Hidden Gem

Madikwe Game Reserve. Madikwe is currently considered the fifth largest game reserve in South Africa. The malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve is a 75 000 ha region of untamed beauty.  Considered one of the best conservation areas in Africa, it offers the Big 5 and Super 7(witch include rare Wild dog and Cheetah). The reserve is relatively […]

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Jamala Madikwe Royal Spa & Gym

The newly built Spa & Gym. The Spa at Jamala overlooks the waterhole and savannah plains beyond. Enjoy beautiful vistas across Madikwe Game Reserve whilst being pampered in true African luxury. Please feel free to contact us and book your Spa treatments before your incredible Safari starts                

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2017 Winter Promotions

Winter Safari. Jamala Madikwe runs promotions yearly and 2017 is no exception. As winter slowly approaches we are delighted to announce the 2017 winter specials. Please contact us for any further information regarding your dream Safari holiday.  

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  • We are starting a serious campaign around removing plastic from Jamala Madikwe. We have been recycling for years however we urge everyone to replacethe the smallest of items with non plastic alternatives #earthbrush #no #plastic #wwf #sustainable #bamboo #recycle #waronplastic #save #conservation #cleanseas
  • Opulent interiors and cosy spaces come find your favorite reading nook at Jamala #interiordesign #reading #beautifulhotels #design
  • Chermoula spiced kingklip, cauliflower almond pure, madras oil #chef #nicoverster #cuisine #sachefs #instagram_sa #cook #finedining #luxury #safari #big5 #gamelodge #madikwegamereserve @nicoverster
  • Lazy days spent on Safari, what more could you want #jamalamadikwesafari #lazy #days #reading #books #watch #life #relax #unwind #refresh #connect #southafrica #instagram_sa
  • Glorious light this time of year across the main lodge at Jamala Madikwe and Madikwe Game Reserve #beautifuldestinations #glorious #light #lodge #instagram_sa #photography #dronestagram #arial #view #luxury #safari
  • The last couple of weeks have been filled with incredible Elephant sightings around the Jamala Madikwe waterhole. Bring your camera !
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  • The Villas at Jamala Madikwe a slice of pure Safari luxury #bespoke #pure #safari #luxuryholiday #dreams #africa #smitten #interiordesign #art #peace #private #wildlife #animal #big5 #summer #beautifulhotels #hotelsandresorts #voyage #discoverearth
  • Buttermilk and Frangelico Panna Cotta with Blueberries #pannacotta #cuisine #chef #jamalamadikwe #food #delicious #dessert
  • The afternoon game drive today delivered the most beautiful Leopard in a Marula tree sighting amongst the rest of the #big5 #leopard #madikwegamereserve #luxurylife #lodge #safari #southafrica #tree
  • Its the most beautiful time of year at Jamala #sofasafari #sunday #February #garden #luxurylife #love #safari #clouds #trees #africa #southafrica
  • The new #poolsafari at Jamala Madikwe will leave you breathless. The pool sits at the edge of the Jamala waterhole under an ancient Leadwood tree with incredible views across Madikwe Game Reserve. .
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  • In our sky at Jamala tonight the most incredible moon #supermoon

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