This morning return on your own to the Johannesburg airport for the light aircraft flight directly into Madikwe Private Game Reserve, where your guide stands ready to take you to your remarkable safari lodge. Located in the spectacular 75,000 hectare Madikwe Game Reserve, Mateya Lodge exhibits one of the world’s finest collections of African art, with each piece hand-selected for its unique and enduring appeal. Experienced game rangers and trackers are on hand to take you on game drives and guided walking safaris. Experts on the natural intricacies of the Madikwe Reserve, they will reveal to you a world rich in ecological and cultural history, opening your mind to a truly unique and fascinating safari experience. Enjoy the thrill of encountering the Super 7 – Buffalo, Cheetah, Elephant, Leopard, Lion, Rhino (Black and White) and Wild Dog, in addition to which, the Madikwe Reserve boasts among the best array of plains game on the continent and over 350 species of birds. With a maximum of four guests per drive each guest is assured the personal care and attention of our rangers who will introduce you to the intricate and wonderful features of the reserve. Mateya’s vehicles are equipped with day and night vision binoculars for excellent viewing at all times.