Molori Safari Lodge
Madikwe, South Africa
At a Glance
The most luxurious safari experience in South Africa
Incredible game viewing with expert guides
In the malaria free Madikwe Game Reserve
Each enormous suite as its own private plunge pool and terrace
Use their automatic, digital telescope for amazing star gazing
View amazing game from the deck at night with their night vision goggles
Spend the evening with a delicious Mojito looking through one of the most powerful telescopes at the incredible African sky, we were lucky enough to see Saturn and Mars as well as the incredible craters on the moon.Louisa Ross-Taylor
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To start planning your vacation to Molori Safari Lodge
Molori Safari Lodge is arguably the most exclusive lodge in the Madikwe Game Reserve. It has just five glass-fronted suites, each with their own terrace overlooking the reserve, equipped with telescope. All offer an elegant combination of contemporary design and African decor. The two Presidential Suites are huge and even more breathtaking. The Metsi Suite has one bedroom and the Molelo Suite has two bedrooms. Both have infinity swimming pools, kitchen and a dining area.
The food is exquisite and beautifully presented. No detail has been over looked and nothing is too much trouble for the fabulous Molori team. The spa is a relaxing haven of peace and tranquillity, with stunning open plan treatment rooms that blend harmoniously with the natural surroundings. You can enjoy delightful candlelit dinners al fresco, in the formal dining room and brunch is served on the 'Star Deck' with a great view of the watering hole below.
Established in 1991, malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve is today one of South Africa’s top wildlife destinations offering the chance to see a variety of game including Africa’s ‘big five’. The guiding at Molori is also of the highest standard, bringing the African bush to life.
The lodge offers five Suites and two Presidential Suites. All suites have their own infinity swimming pools and terrace overlooking the reserve which is equipped with a telescope. The suites feature Bose iPod system, espresso machine, wireless Internet, air conditioning and fully stocked minibar.
All the luxurious suites have their own infinity pool, air conditioning, WIFI and private terrace with views over the reserve.
There are two suites that have two bedroom, accomodating 4 guests. All the suites have an infinity pool, private deck with telescope and amazing views over the reserve.
Children over the age of 6 years are most welcome to come and stay at Molori Safari Lodge with their parents. Babysitting can be arranged on request.
Facilities at the lodge include a spa, gym, steam room, helipad, observatory with telescope, restaurant and relaxation areas. Brunch can be enjoyed on the Star Deck overlooking the waterhole but there's also an al fresco dining area with an authentic pizza oven, a Boma where you can enjoy a traditional South Africa braai (BBQ) and the formal dining room.
Game drives, walks, star-gazing from the observatory and fishing are all included in room rates. However, spa treatments, babysitting and cooking classes are charged additionally.
Location & Directions
Madikwe, South Africa
Molori Safari Lodge is located in the 185,000-acre Madikwe Game Reserve, on the fringe of the Kalahari Desert.
When to go
Molori Safari Lodge offers a wonderful temperate climate which can be visited all year round. The best game viewing is from May to the end September
Summer (November to March) days can get quite warm (up to 28-32 degrees on average) but it is a dry heat. Summer rainfall, normally in the form of thunder storms are usually in the evening, however, the African climate is still always unpredictable. Fall (April to May) days can still be warm but the evenings cool down. Average day time temperature 22-28 degrees. Evenings 10-15 degrees. Winter (June to August) days are warm (temperatures in the mid-twenties) evenings and early mornings very cold with average early morning temperatures 5-12 degrees. It very rarely rains at this time when the bush is golden and dry.
In the Spring (September, October), days start getting hotter, although evenings and mornings could still be crisp but not as cold. A very slim chance of rain.