Buffalo Ridge Safari Lodge is a 16-bed luxury lodge is situated at a prime site in the west of the Madikwe Game Reserve, straddling the Tweedepoort Ridge with expansive views across the northern plains and Inselbergs.
The inception of this exclusive lodge has an exceptionally inspiring story to it in terms of local community upliftment, breathtaking location and lavish accommodation.
Offering a very private experience, Buffalo Ridge Safari Lodge has eight uniquely decorated suites, each with their own deck which provides guests with expansive views to the north.
This luxury facility was skillfully designed to blend with the beauty of the natural surrounds. Decorated in natural hews of colour and texture, the thatched suites have sliding doors from each room and shower which allow the guest to fully experience the concept of complete integration with the bushveld.
The main lodge is spectacularly located on two tiers of the ridge, accessed via a wooden bridge that crosses a ravine surrounded by rock figs and is separated from the chalets.
Each of the living areas has its own character, mood and style providing guests with a choice of breathtaking views and tranquil spaces. The lodge has reception, dining, lounge, upper and lower deck and swimming pool areas.
The lodge has 8 suites, each with their own viewing deck, decorated in natural hues of colour and texture, offering a very private and luxurious experience. The thatched suites, with sliding doors from each room and shower allow the guest to experience a oneness with the bushveld.
Open vehicle game drives, stargazing, bush dining, birding, botanical interests. Madikwe is home to a tremendous diversity of fauna and flora, including both black and
white rhino, buffalo, elephant, lion, leopard, cheetah and wild dog. The lodge is a superb open vehicle safari destination where guests are accompanied by well-trained and informative rangers who are able to interpret the many encounters whilst on safari.
Guests can go on a community visit to Lekgopang while staying at Buffalo Ridge. The community visits do need to be pre-booked when booking accommodation and is at an extra charge which will be advised when booking.
Buffalo Ridge Safari Lodge has been given Fair Trade in Tourism South Africa (FTTSA) accreditation for its increased awareness of social and environmental
- Bar services
- Room levy of R 10.00 per per son per night paid in camp
- Park Ent rance Fee of R 160.00 per per son per stay
(rates are subject to change anytime)
The main lodge is spectacularly located on two tiers of the ridge, accessed via a wooden bridge that crosses a ravine surrounded by rock figs. Each of the living areas has its own character, mood and style providing guests with a choice of breathtaking views and tranquil spaces. The lodge has reception, dining, lounge, upper and lower deck and swimming pool areas.
What to take
Comfortable walking shoes, sun hat, sunglasses, sun block, cameras, binoculars, light neutral-coloured clothing and bathing suit in summer; and warm clothing and jackets are essential in winter (May to October).
Clothing and Accessories:
Walking shoes, sun hat, sunglasses, sun block, cameras, binoculars, light clothing and bathing suit in summer and warm clothing and jackets in winter.
Health and Climate:
Summer - October to March
Rainy season with hot days and warm nights.
Temperatures 25°C - 40°C.
Winter - April to September
Dry season with generally warm days and cold nights.
Temperatures 0°C - 25°C.
Between six and four weeks of arrival - 25% of the total amount will be forfeited
Within four and two weeks of arrival - 50% of the total amount will be forfeited
Less than two weeks of arrival - 100% of the total amount will be forfeited
Facilities & Services available:
Bar on the Premises
Buffalo Ridge Safari Lodge is a Game Lodge in Madikwe Game Reserve North West South Africa