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Madikwe Game Reserve Tour Day Visit

Madikwe Game Reserve Tour Day Visit Packages
Country: Botswana
City: Gaborone
Duration: 9 Hour(s) - 0 Minute(s)
Tour Category: Half Day Tour

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45 Minutes cross-border transfer into Madikwe Game Reserve (South Africa). Madikwe Game Reserve is Malaria free and home to the Big5. Enjoy a sundown game drive experience in a game viewing vehicle. Madikwe Game Reserve is a conservation area in South Africa’s North West Province, bordering Botswana.

The reserve’s grassland, forest, and rocky Tshwene Tshwene hills are home to a variety of wildlife such as elephants, lions, leopards, and rhinos, plus endangered wild dogs. Hundreds of bird species include ostrich, vultures, and the large kori bustard. Animals often gather at the Madikwe Dam to drink at sunset.

Includes: Transport, Entrance fee, Lunch, refreshment Game Drive, and a guide

Excludes: Visas, Tips, and any other personal spending accounts

(NOTE: This tour can only be booked upon availability. Availability can be checked 24 hours before the Tour)

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About 90 kilometers north of the town of Zeerust is Madikwe Game Reserve. It is situated against the Botswana border close to the Kalahari Desert. It is roughly 4.5 hours in a car from Johannesburg/ Pretoria. Safari Lodges are mostly located around the eastern and western gates.

In 1991 the area was declared a reserve and 10 000 mammals were relocated from other National Parks. The park is home to approximately 66 large mammals and roughly 300 bird species.

You will find all this flora and fauna in an area comprised of vast open plains of grasslands, woodlands, rocky outcrops, and single mountains.

Madikwe Game Reserve consists of vast open plains of woodlands and grasslands. The reserve is dissected by the rugged Rant van Tweedepoort and is bordered in the south by the Dwarsberg Mountains. The reserve has been enclosed in a 150 km perimeter electric fence to prevent the escape of larger animals.

The famous Mafikeng road runs through the reserve. This road was known as a historical route long before the reserve was established. Its path was used by traders, hunters, missionaries, and explorers. King Mzilikazi of the Matabele tribe, passed through the Madikwe area many years ago on his way to expanding the Matabele Kingdom.

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