Getting to the Madikwe Game Reserve

Etali Safari Lodge in the Madikwe Game Reservecan be reached by road or air, from both Gaborone in Botswana and Johannesburg in South Africa. Depending on your point of origin, and the selected mode of transport, the journey should take between 1h and 4h30m.

The old eastern airstrip of the Madikwe Game Reserve was gravel, we now have an all-weather tarmac runway.

Please not that all transfer rates are subject to change.

Self Drive

Self drive is a popular option amongst our local guests. The drive from Gabarone (1h), or Johannesburg (3h30min - 4h30min) is scenic and enjoyable, provided you do not get lost! We have provided a link to printable and detailed directions below.

Warning!

We suggest that guest unfamiliar with South African roads do not use the self drive option!
We do not suggest using a GPS system to reach the lodge!

Road Transfer

We suggest that guest unfamiliar with South African roads use one of the following options.

1 Way Transfer - Johannesburg
1-2 People : ZAR 4200
3 People : ZAR 4600
4-6 People : ZAR 5400
7-9 People : ZAR 6800
Please enquire for larger groups.

1 Way Transfer from Gaborone
1 Person : ZAR 1700
2 People : ZAR 1800
3 People : ZAR 2600
4 People : ZAR 2900
+ZAR 700 per additional person

Air Transfer

Approximate flying time from Johannesburg to Madikwe is 60 min

Via Airplane - Scheduled Flight

Daily scheduled flights departs O.R. Thambo International Airport in Johannesburg 13:00, and returns by 15.30. ZAR 3 250 per person one-way

Private charters are also available and all flights within the Madikwe Game Reserve, at our eastern airstrip, about a 15 min drive from the lodge:

24°44’00’’S
26°24’27’’E

Via Helicopter - Chartered Flight

Each flight can accommodate up to 6 guests. Guests touch down at our lodge helipad:

24°42’46” S
26°20’51’’ E

Please enquire with our reservations department for helicopter chartering prices.

ZAR 45 000 per one way transfer. Each flight can accommodate up to 6 guests. Guests touch down at our lodge helipad:

24°42’46” S
26°20’51’’ E

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