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Tau Game Lodge

Tau Game Lodge in Madikwe is a fascinating destination where design, authentic accommodation, and exhilarating safari experiences converge in the heart of the malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve. Situated amid the untamed wilderness, Tau Game Lodge offers an unparalleled opportunity to immerse oneself in the beauty of South Africa's natural treasures.

Set against the Madikwe Game Reserve backdrop, Tau's design embodies the essence of the African bush. The main lodge features open-air structures, thatched roofing, and spacious decks, offering unobstructed views of the savannah. The architecture is inspired by local African design, reflecting the region's rich cultural heritage. The lodge is carefully planned to provide an intimate connection with nature while preserving guests' privacy.

The interiors are adorned with contemporary and African-inspired decor, creating a warm and welcoming ambience. Natural textures, earthy tones, and tasteful artwork reflect the untamed beauty of the wilderness. Comfortable seating areas, elegant furnishings, and soft lighting complete the overall design, ensuring every guest's serene and luxurious experience.



Tau Game Lodge offers a range of guest accommodation options, each designed to provide comfort, privacy, and an immersive connection with the wilderness.

Thirty luxury chalets are spread out in a beautiful garden on either side of the lodge, offering excellent views of animals approaching the waterhole from the opposite bank. The lodge has a 5-star rating, and chalets are equipped with air-conditioning and ceiling fans, mini-bars, safe, tea and coffee facilities, en-suite bathroom with an open-air shower. Each has its own private deck, allowing one to experience the bush in privacy.

Tau offers spacious Deluxe Chalets for families, providing ample space for parents and children to relax and unwind together. Family-friendly amenities and activities are also available to ensure an unforgettable experience for guests of all ages.

Twenty Standard chalets can accommodate two adults sharing, while the more spacious “Deluxe chalets”, with comfortable seating areas, can accommodate parents and children wishing to share the same room. The design seamlessly blends contemporary comforts with traditional elements, providing a cozy and luxurious retreat after a day of safari adventures.

Tau Game Lodge
Tau Game Lodge
Tau Game Lodge
Tau Game Lodge
Tau Game Lodge

Tau's location in Madikwe Game Reserve offers many safari experiences, allowing guests to encounter Africa's iconic wildlife up close.

Embark on thrilling game drives led by expert guides who have an intimate knowledge of the wildlife and landscapes of Madikwe Game Reserve. Experience the excitement of encountering elephants, lions, leopards, and other wildlife species in their natural habitat. Game drives are timed to coincide with the optimal viewing times, ensuring the best opportunities for wildlife sightings and photography.

Explore the beauty of Madikwe Game Reserve on foot with guided bush walks. Led by experienced guides, these walks offer a more intimate and immersive experience, allowing you to appreciate the smaller details of the ecosystem and get closer to the wildlife. Bush walks provide a unique opportunity to learn about the flora and fauna of the area and gain a deeper understanding of the ecosystem's delicate balance.

Madikwe Game Reserve is a birdwatcher's paradise, home to many bird species. Embark on birdwatching safaris with knowledgeable guides who can help you spot and identify the region's diverse birdlife. From majestic raptors to colourful kingfishers, the reserve's avian inhabitants are a delight to observe.

Contact Safari Guru to inquire about Tau Game Lodge South Africa rates and availability. Our team will not only assist you in planning your dream safari experience in Madikwe but also provide you with recommendations for other captivating camps within South Africa - see Safari Guru's Short Safari Ideas for South Africa.


Property Details

Tau Game Lodge Location
Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa's North West Province
20 Standard chalets, 10 Deluxe Chalets
Guest Room Facilities
Air Conditioning, Balcony / Deck, Disabled Rooms, Dressing Gowns, En-Suite, Fan, Fridge, Heater, Lounge Area, Outside Shower, Safe, Shower, Tea / Coffee
Tau Game Lodge Facilities
Bar, Conference Centre, Internet Access, Kiddies Club, Library, Malaria Free, Mobile Connectivity, Pool, Restaurant, Secure Parking, Spa
Family Policy
Families with children are welcome at Tau Game Lodge. Children under the age of 2 years sharing with parents stay free. Children under the age of 6 years are not allowed to join the adults on the standard game drives, unless the party with the children have booked a private vehicle (At an additional charge).
Safari Activities, Bird Watching, Game Drives
Available Services
Babysitting Service, Credit Card
All meals , bush walks, game drives, water in the tent and a sunset stop per the scheduled itinerary,
Not Included
Gratuities, Spa Treatments, Beverages, Items of a Personal Nature
Why Tau Game Lodge?
One of the only safari camps in Madikwe with large conference facilities for groups.

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