Motswiri Safari Lodge

Discover the Diverse Wildlife of Southern Africa


Nestled in the western reaches of the expansive 75,000-hectare Madikwe Game Reserve in the North West Province, Motswiri Private Safari Lodge offers an intimate, malaria-free safari experience in the presence of the Big Five. The lodge lives up to its name—Motswiri, or Leadwood in Tswana—providing an unparalleled, personalised wilderness adventure you won’t find in larger establishments.

Lodge Amenities

  • Wi-Fi
  • Pool
  • Laundry Service
  • Viewing Deck
  • Wellness Spa
  • Gift Shop

Room Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Room Service
  • Safe
  • Bath
  • Shower

What to Expect

The lodge is cocooned under a canopy of mature Leadwood trees, serving as the backdrop for the main building, five opulent bush villas, and a lavish Family Villa. Each of these tranquil havens offers stunning vistas of the Madikwe landscape. The elegantly designed main lodge features separate lounge, dining, and bar areas, each boasting a warm, inviting fireplace to keep the chill at bay during winter months.

Step outside to the rim-flow pool and soak in the views of an active waterhole, or savour a cocktail on the main deck under the shade of ancient Motswiri trees. Alternatively, unwind in the outdoor lounge and bar area, embracing the serenity that surrounds you. Culinary delights await in the dining room, under the Leadwood canopy, or around a blazing fire in the open-air boma. Our team delivers impeccable, yet relaxed, service to ensure an unforgettable stay.


Luxury Bush Villa

At Motswiri Safari Lodge, opulence meets the wilderness in our 5 Luxury Bush Villas. Each of our expansive Luxury Bush Villas features a generously sized bedroom that opens onto a private deck, offering awe-inspiring views of the stunning landscape. The en-suite bathrooms are designed for indulgence, equipped with expansive corner bathtubs, separate toilets, and dual sinks. For a touch of al fresco luxury, each villa also offers a secluded outdoor shower.

Enhancing the ambiance of these retreats are double-sided gas fireplaces, perfect for cosy evenings. Modern amenities like air-conditioning, ceiling fans, and coffee stations are thoughtfully included to make your stay as comfortable as possible. The result is a bush experience that marries comfort and luxury, unlike any other.

Luxury Family Villa

Our exceptional Luxury Family Villa is designed with the ultimate family getaway in mind. Comprising three individually air-conditioned rooms, each with its own private en-suite bathroom and outdoor shower, this villa promises privacy and comfort for all. An inviting private lounge serves as a communal space, effortlessly extending onto a secluded deck that features a plunge pool for your exclusive enjoyment. Experience a family vacation in unparalleled luxury at Motswiri Safari Lodge.


Embark on two daily safari adventures led by our expert rangers, who tailor their in-depth bush insights to match the level of wilderness experience of our guests. Venture through Madikwe Game Reserve’s sprawling 75,000 hectares in our specially-equipped Land Cruiser, designed for optimal game viewing. Known as one of South Africa’s premier wildlife destinations, Madikwe offers an abundant array of general game, vibrant bird life, and frequent encounters with the highly coveted “Big 5” – Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Buffalo, and both Black and White Rhino. Experience the thrill of the African bush in unparalleled luxury at Motswiri Safari Lodge.

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