Etali Safari Lodge

Discover the Diverse Wildlife of Southern Africa


Welcome to the world of unparalleled luxury and adventure at Etali Safari Lodge, a harmonious blend of relaxation, opulence, and the untamed beauty of nature. This extraordinary haven, nestled within the Madikwe Game Reserve, epitomises exclusivity and is personally overseen by its proprietors for an intimate and lavish retreat.

Crafted for the discerning traveller, this 5-star sanctuary boasts a mere eight sumptuously appointed suites, creating an idyllic backdrop not only for leisure but also for celebrating weddings and hosting private gatherings. Each suite is a haven of lavish comfort, where every detail is meticulously attended to.

Beyond the lavish interiors, Etali goes beyond the ordinary, featuring a Wellness Spa and an open-air gym, where the stresses of life melt away in the embrace of the wild surroundings. The culinary journey at Etali is a symphony of flavours, as the lodge takes pride in sourcing the freshest and finest ingredients to craft delectable cuisine that tantalises the palate.

Lodge Amenities

  • Swimming Pool
  • Boma
  • Viewing Deck
  • Wellness Spa
  • Gym
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

Room Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Minibar
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Room Service

What to Expect

What truly sets Etali apart is its unwavering commitment to the environment. The lodge stands as a testament to the harmony between human and nature, reflecting the owners’ deep passion for the surrounding ecosystem. Settle onto the deck, a prime vantage point where you can witness the majesty of wildlife as they converge at the waterhole below.

Etali isn’t just a lodge – it’s an immersive experience that invites you to delve into the heart of Africa’s wonders. Prepare to embark on an expedition of indulgence, where luxury seamlessly intertwines with the raw beauty of the savannah. Come, and let Etali Safari Lodge reveal to you the tapestry of Africa’s offerings in a manner that only the most luxurious and exclusive haven can provide.


Thatched Chalets

Etali Safari Lodge extends an inviting haven through its collection of eight luxurious thatched chalets. Secluded spaciously apart, each chalet embraces a sense of complete privacy, ensuring an intimate escape for our esteemed guests.

Adorned in a palette of natural and earthy hues, these retreats cocoon guests in a realm of tranquility. The extra-length king-sized beds, dressed in pristine, crisp linen, promise nights of unparalleled comfort and rejuvenation. Families travelling with children need not worry, as upon request, additional beds can be arranged.

All-season comfort is assured with air-conditioned interiors that provide respite from the heat of the day, while cosy fireplaces beckon on cooler winter nights, creating an atmosphere of warmth and cosiness. Alternatively, for those who seek refreshing immersion, a personal whirlpool on the private viewing deck awaits, offering a secluded sanctuary to unwind and savour the surroundings. At Etali, luxury and comfort are masterfully intertwined to create an oasis of serenity where guests can embrace every facet of their stay.

Game Drives

At Etali Safari Lodge, a plethora of experiences await, ensuring guests extract the utmost from their safari sojourn. Accomplished guides lead the way, steering guests through exhilarating morning and evening game drives. 

Bush Walks

For those yearning for a more intimate connection with the African heartbeat, Etali extends the opportunity for bush walks. Here, you’ll tread closer to nature’s pulse, guided by experts who share captivating insights about the environment enveloping you, painting a vivid tapestry of knowledge.


As the sun dips below the horizon, the adventure continues. The lodge’s telescope, a window to the heavens, invites you to stargaze and marvel at the celestial wonders above. Etali Safari Lodge beckons you to partake in a symphony of activities that elevate your encounter with Africa’s splendour.

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