Epic South Africa and Mozambique

Madikwe Game Reserve & Bazaruto

From $5800 per person in low season

per person for 4 nights Makanyane and 7 nights Anantara on a fully inclusive basis domestic flights, air taxes and transfers

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At a Glance

  • An original Scott Dunn itinerary, offering great value for money and a wonderful introduction to South Africa and Mozambique

  • A superb big 5 game experience in Madikwe Game Reserve

  • A short 3.5-hour drive from Johannesburg into the reserve

  • A beautiful remote island beach property

  • Both properties offer fully inclusive basis of all food and drinks

  • A perfect option for couples and honeymooners

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Best to avoid January, February and March as it is the rainy season in Mozambique.

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We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itinerary is a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you. Call us on 858 345 1761 to start planning your vacation.

Itinerary

This is a fantastic vacation combining a luxury safari destination in Madikwe Game Reserve with a beautiful remote island in Mozambique, offering great value for money and a wonderful safari and beach combination.

  1. Fly to Johannesburg

  2. Days 1-5: Madikwe and the northwest

    Fly to Johannesburg, where on arrival you will be driven up to the Madikwe Game Reserve. The road transfer takes approximately 3.5-hours. The Madikwe Game Reserve is a beautiful reserve packed full of animals, offering a superb Big 5 game experience. 
    Makanyane Lodge is a fabulous property, offering luxurious rooms all glass fronted so you have amazing views from your bed! Open your doors in the mornings to the sights and sounds of the bush. There is a beautiful pool to enjoy during the heat of the day. The staff here will bend over backwards to make sure you are well looked after with plenty of extra touches throughout your stay to make you feel very special! Included in your stay at Makanyane will be all your meals, drinks and game activities. 

    Accommodation: Makanyane Safari Lodge (4 nights)

  3. Days 5-6: Johannesburg and surrounds

    From the Madikwe, you will be driven back to Johannesburg to the chic suburb of Melrose and check into The Peech for an overnight stay, before your flight the following morning to Mozambique. Spend your evening at one of Johannesburg’s many fantastic restaurants or enjoy casual contemporary dining in your hotel.

    Accommodation: The Peech (1 night)

  4. Days 6-13: Bazaruto and the south coast

    On arrival, you will be taken by boat to Azura Marlin Lodge. If you are looking for a trendy fresh island hotel, this could not be a better option. Set on a magical unspoiled setting in the middle of the Bazaruto archipelago.  Each room has all the amenities and luxuries to insure you have a very comfortable and enjoyable stay, while the activities and facilities on offer mean you can be as active or as lazy as you want to be!

    Accommodation: Azura Marlin Beach (7 nights)

  5. Fly Home

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Madikwe Game Reserve & Bazaruto

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