Category Archives: Kids on Safari

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Sadie’s Safari Dreams Come True

At Madkiwe Safari Lodge we love to make safari dreams come true. Eleven-year-old Sadie Goldstein and her family visited Madikwe Safari Lodge recently, and she had one very special request – she wanted to see an African wild dog. African wild dogs are one of her favourite animals, so much so that she chose them as …
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Budding Blogger (6) On Her Madikwe Safari Experience

Rory Preston, a budding blogger who is only 6 years old, recently visited Madikwe with her family. She sent us some of the stories and photos that she wanted to share her second Grade class mates: Ground squirrels Ground squirrels in South Africa are really cute and their tails are fluffy. They look similar to the squirrels …
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Ultimate Winter Safari Experience

The Ultimate Winter Safari Experience at Madikwe Safari Lodge

For those looking for a winter adventure I would highly recommend a safari experience at Madikwe Safari Lodge. Having done both summer and winter safaris, I can tell you that the chilly season holds a different, but equally special, allure… The lodge welcomes nature-loving couples, families, friend groups and solo travellers alike. Each day is …
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My First Safari

A first hand account by Claudine Bresgi of her daughter’s first safari experience, and their first bush excursion as a young family; We stop to watch an elephant as he lazily crosses the road. Our young daughter, Mikaylin – just on a year old, is fast asleep in my husband’s arms. As the elephant walks …
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“…this would rate as the best in terms of staff…”

If there is one thing we love, it is bringing families together on safari. We had the pleasure of hosting Ben T and family at Dithaba Lodge, and when we read their feedback on Tripadvisor, we could not help but share it… “What can we say? We were fortunate enough to travel as a family …
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Top 10 tips for children on safari

At Madikwe Safari Lodge, nothing delights us more than having children over to stay! In our quest to make their stay as memorable as possible, we’ve put together our top 10 tips when bringing the kids on safari. 1. Pack all your outdoor essentials – a hat, sunscreen, windproof jacket, bathing suit, comfortable walking shoes …
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5 Reasons why you should bring your children on safari

Bringing your child on safari is a big decision. While it’s an incredible experience without doubt, many parents worry that their child may not be ready for it. We’ve shared our top five reasons why you should not hesitate to bring your children along for the safari adventure of a lifetime!     1. It’s …
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