Buffalo Ridge Lodge Location
A community owned
Safari Lodge located in the west of the Madikwe Game Reserve.
Buffalo Ridge Lodge is situated at a prime site, straddling the Tweedepoort
Ridge with expansive views across the northern plains and Inselbergs.
Buffalo Ridge Lodge at a Glance:
- Accommodation - 8 suites accommodating 16 guests
- Thatched en-suites chalets
- Main lodge straddles two tiers of a ridge,
with access from the chalets via a wooden bridge
- Completed in November
- Game Drives
- Ideal for honeymoons, families, small or corporate
- Full range of guest amenities
- Malaria free destination
- A true african safari
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are 8 luxury thatched chalets, each with an en-suite bathroom
and wooden decking area. The central lodge sits on the slopes
of a hill across a ravine, separating it from the chalets. Each
of the chalets is positioned on the ridge with expansive views
to the north.
Open vehicle game drives, walks, tracking, stargazing, bush dining, birding, botany interests in the Madikwe Game Reserve. Madikwe is home to a tremendous diversity of fauna and flora. The lodge is a superb walking and 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.
Lion, elephant, black
and white rhino, buffalo, leopard - Big Five- also cheetah and
wild dog - Magnificent seven.
Giraffe, zebra, warthog, baboon, monkey, hippo, crocodile, and
a variety of antelope including kudu, impala, waterbuck, Springbok,
Wildebeest, Eland, Blesbok, Tsessebe and Steenbok are regularly
seen, along with a number of the more elusive or less common animals.
With a bird population of over 250 different species. Bring your
Daily scheduled flights are operated from Johannesburg Intertnational Airport to the Madikwe Airstrip with Federal Air/ Madikwe Air Charters. Private air-charters are organised on request. It is only a 4-hour drive from Johannesburg to Buffalo Ridge (Please request a map on reservation).
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no children under 12 years of age. Children aged between 12 and
15 years, sharing the accommodation with their parents, will be
charged 50% of the tariff with a maximum of one child per suite.
Dress - Winter months
April to September
Dry season with generally warm days and cold nights. Temperatures 0°C - 25°C. Walking shoes, sun hat, sunglasses, sun block, cameras, binoculars warm clothing and jackets in winter.
Dress - Summer months
Rainy season with hot days and warm nights. Temperatures 25°C
- 40°C. Walking shoes, sun hat, sunglasses, sun block, cameras,
binoculars, light clothing and bathing suit.