Ever since Robert Redford and Meryl Streep romanced us with their film Out of Africa, a love affair with African safaris has drawn many travellers to the South African bush.
An African safari is an experience that many dream of and South Africa is the ideal place to make that dream come true – a country that will capture your heart and make you fall in love.
Located about 90 kilometres north of the town of Zeerust is Madikwe Game Reserve. Although it is currently the fifth largest game reserve in South Africa, it is one of the lesser- known parks, making it a hidden gem.
Madikwe is regarded as one of the best conservation areas in Africa and offers the Big 5 in 75,000 hectares of pristine, malaria-free African bush. It is a true African Eden offering the discerning safari lover access to the big five, including Black Rhino and other rare species such as African Wild Dog and Cheetah as part of its 120 resident mammal species and 350 recorded species of birds.
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