Molori Safari Lodge is the ultra exclusive safari lodge located in the malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve. The lodge has five stunning suites and two breathtaking Presidential Suites offering an almost unsurpassed level of luxury in the bush.
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
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. Those wanting to explore the African skies further can take advantage of Molori's impressively large telescope which allows for star gazing that is truly out of this world.
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.
When to visit
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.
Molori Safari Lodge is located in the 185,000-acre Madikwe Game Reserve, on the fringe of the Kalahari Desert.
11-hour 30-minute international flight to OR Tambo International Airport. Molori Safari is 1 hour and 30 minutes from Johannesburg Airport by light aircraft to Madikwe's private airstrip, or a 4-hour drive.
Fishing at Molori
The Groot Marico River runs through the reserve and offers some spectacular fishing spots as well as an opportunity to see hippos. Molori Safari can arrange a fishing excursion complete with a delectable picnic basket.
Game Drives & Bush Walks
The Madikwe Game Reserve is an incredible 'Big 5' wilderness area. Lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, white and black rhino, and the critically endangered Africa wild dog are just some of the amazing sightings you can enjoy in this 75 000 hectare reserve.
Junior Rangers at Molori
For children, Molori Safari presents a world of adventure and discovery. The experienced game rangers are passionate about sharing their knowledge with younger guests and opening their eyes to a whole new world of creatures both large and small.
For a spectacular, celestial experience, spend a few evening hours in the Molori Safari Observatory. Enjoy this up-close cosmic experience and immerse yourself in the Southern Hemisphere’s remarkable night sky.
Safari Activites at Molori
Safari at Molori is an incredible experience across all highveld seasons. Game drives, guided walking, Big Five tracking on foot, night drives in search of the Super Seven, and for the more specialist wild dog expeditions and rhino tagging!
South African Birding
The Waterberg is home to an incredible diversity of bird species. Besides residents, migratory species move through during the rains and the escarpment cliffs are home to the world's largest breeding colony of the critically endangered Cape Vulture.