Small camp, nicely appointed with good food and wines, orientated to families with kids. Little Tuningi is the satellite villa.


Large camp with comfortable rooms, but has a hotel-like feel and better suited to groups.

Thakadu River

Offers East African style canvas and wood tented suits which, unlike other camps in Madikwe. Community owned but operated by a large group.

The Bush House

Owner run, converted farmhouse main building, large fenced area around the camp so can take a walk, underground hide at waterhole 24/7.


Plunge pools and spacious suites. Yoga and massage on offer too.


Cosy camp overlooking waterhole, 3 of the rooms are in a family villa.


These suites set new standards in size, plus private infinity pools, absolute privacy, exceptional attention to detail. Some find it too much for a safari camp, but if you like your luxuries laid on thick you’ll love it. The 2 presidential suites can be used as private villas.


3 exclusive use villas to choose from, all elegantly styled but unpretentious so they’re ideal for family stays.

Sanctuary Makanyane

Small, friendly lodge, suites have glass walls looking into the trees and river, sleep-out hide for the adventurous.

Mateya Safari

Marble bathtubs, infinity pools and four poster beds – a grandly luxurious camp.