Tuningi Safari Lodge in the Madikwe Game Reserve combines the wonders of the African bushveld with the splendors of five star luxury. Experience the Big 5 up close and personal in this top safari lodge, situated only a few hours from Johannesburg.
Tuningi offers guests superior 5-star Madikwe lodge accommodation enhanced by an impressive ‘Big 5’ safari experience and personalized service in a friendly and relaxed environment.
The lodge welcomes children and in doing so, avails them of the opportunity to experience the wonders of nature, wildlife and our delicate eco-system first-hand.
Children between 2 – 12 years will pay the child rate when sharing 1 chalet with 2 full paying guests (not the Family Suite).Children of all ages are welcome. Baby-sitters are available at an extra cost. Children 5 years and younger are not allowed on game drives.There is a children’s programme available. Children in own room or family unit are charged full rate. No charge for children under 2 years of age.
What To Take
Comfortable walking shoes, sun hat, sunglasses, sun block, cameras and binoculars, light, neutral coloured clothing, swimming costume, warm jackets are essential in winter (May – October).
Johannesburg to Tuningi via Zeerust / Abjaterskop Gate ± 4 hours 30 minutes drive (±330km).
.Three meals daily, game drive drinks (non-premium beverages only: local beers & spirits, soft drinks, and house wines) & tea/coffee
.Two game drives daily and children’s program.
.All transportation in destination location
.Transfers, airport departure taxes, all other beverages besides inclusive beverages (see inclusions), telephone calls, curio purchases, gratuities, additional activities, wellness treatments, laundry, baby sitting services and park entry and conservation fees listed under FEES (subject to change):
.Items of personal nature, tips, VISA and Flights
The Ultimate Union in the African Bush
At Tuningi, your wedding ceremony will become a subtle combination of African chic grace and charm.
The ceremony will take place at the lodge, for accessibility and convenience. Defined by careful attention to detail, service and co-ordination, the Tuningi team will lend a stylish yet relaxed and welcoming atmosphere to your exclusive safari wedding South Africa.
On the night of arrival we will treat you and your guests to a traditional bush dinner in the middle of the reserve under the stars. The day of the wedding will begin lazily with a relaxed brunch on the deck at the lodge, after which all will have time for a rest before the big event.
Exclusive Safari Experiences in the Madikwe Game Reserve
Big Five Safari Game Drives
Lion, elephant, buffalo, white and black rhino, leopard and the rare and endangered wild dog are just some of the unique sightings in the 75 000 hectare Big 5 Safari Reserve. Tuningi Safari Lodge’s game rangers are highly qualified and have sound knowledge of the fauna and flora within the Madikwe Game Reserve and pass on this knowledge and passion to guests during their game drives.
Morning & Afternoon Game Drives
Africa’s big game abounds in the Madikwe Game Reserve. Each day brings something different, as you explore the endless fascination of Africa’s wildlife in an open, state-of-the-art Land Cruiser with a roof for sun protection in the summer months. Whether it is a leopard on the hunt, lions roaring at twilight, dung beetles going about their business, or birds building a nest – all can offer an amazing experience!
For the Ultimate Relaxation
Guests at Tuningi can indulge in an array of pampering massage treatments in the comfort of their suite or on their private secluded deck. This is the perfect way to round-off your African Safari.
Exciting and Stimulating Children’s Activities
Tuningi Safari Lodge is one of few ‘Big 5’ game reserve lodges specialising in families with children of all ages and as such is the idea safari for families in South Africa. Often parents have to compromise their family time in favour of an exclusive bush getaway as many luxury lodges do not cater for children. However, Tuningi has launched its kids’ programs to cater for family getaways, which entails a number of ‘firsts’ in bush activities.