|The Mateya Safari Lodge promises to be among the most prestigious game lodges of its kind in the world and certainly one of the most exclusive in Southern Africa.|
Mateya Safari Lodge Location
Mateya is situated in the 75,000 hectare malaria-
free Madikwe Game Reserve, a mere 320 kms from Johannesburg and 120 kms from Sun City.
The Reserve is characterized by extensive plains which slope in a north-easterly and easterly direction toward the Marico River. The Dwarsberg Mountain Range forms the reserves southern boundary, and the Tweedepoort Escarpment forms the dividing line between the Reserve's northern and southern sections, rising to 1328m at Tshwene-Tshwene.
Mateya Safari Lodge Activities
Game Drives Self Drive Walking Canoeing Honeymoon Photography Birding Spa Malaria Free Price Range - Southern Africa: $800 plus
Mateya Safari Lodge Attractions
Apart from having the Big 5, the Madikwe Reserve also boasts the Super 7:- Buffalo, Cheetah, Elephant, Leopard, Lion, Rhino (Black & White) & Wild Dog. In addition to which there are brown hyena, sable, eland and large herds of plains game. There are also over 350 pecies of birds in the area.
Early Stone Age (dating as far back as 250 million years ago) and Iron Age sites located on the Reserve. Madikwe has always spun a romance of history and beauty - it was here that Sir David Livingstone first met and later married Mary Moffat.
Mateya Safari Lodge Facilities
The Lodge caters for a maximum of 10 guests in 5 individually designed luxury thatched suites, all nestled in the rocky outcrop of the Gabbro Hills, offering a high vantage point overlooking the waterhole and the plains.
All suites are appointed with the following comfort features:-
*Handcrafted mahogany furnishings
*En suite luxury bathroom
*Secluded open-air shower
*A unique collection of original African artworks
*Private deck and rim-flow pool overlooking the
*Natural window Sala
*Air-conditioned atmosphere control
*Mini bar, tea & coffee making facilities
Some of the added attractions are:-
*Dining, lounge and relaxation areas with high
elevation views of the reserve
*African interest library
*Curio boutique and art gallery
*Business centre with internet and email facilities
*Health therapist offering complete range of full
body relaxation therapies
Mateya Safari Lodge Additional Information
*Game drives in custom-built 4x4 safari vehicles
accompanied by professional rangers and trackers.
*Informative guided walking safaris.
*Bird watching canoe expeditions on the Marico
*All game-viewing is planned around guests
Mateya Safari Lodge Children Policy
Minimum age accepted is 9 years, and for sole use of the lodge there will be no age restriction.
Check In Time: 12:00:00 PM
Check Out Time: 11:00:00 AM