Buffalo Ridge Safari Lodge is the only one of its kind to be wholly owned by a local rural community: the Balete, members of the great Batswana tribe, who live just west of Madikwe in the quiet village of Lekgophung.
And who better to manage an authentically African lodge than a community whose roots in the region go back generations?
The lodge enjoys a spectacular location on the Tweedepoort Ridge, overlooking Madikwe’s plains and inselbergs. There are eight spacious suites, each with its own viewing deck for a private and luxurious bushveld experience. The lodge’s ‘treehouse’ design has it perched on four tiers, going from reception to lounge and dining areas and the swimming pool.
The lodge makes the most of its spectacular location, offering activities that range from stargazing and bush dining to birding and open vehicle game drives, where guests are accompanied by highly trained field guides from the Balete clan.
Buffalo Ridge Safari Lodge accommodates children aged 6 years and above.
Lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, rhino… The Big Five are waiting to welcome you. Enquire now to discover Madikwe Game Reserve’s wide range of safari lodges, and choose your African adventure.