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Summer time and safari is easy…

Getting away from it all, to a place where the living is easy, the ambience understated luxe,  the food is wholesome, and the spa overlooks the verdant bush…

Add lazing around two pools, one with infinity features, both overlooking a waterhole always frequented by game, or sipping cocktails in the privacy of one’s room deck, or reclining on the main hospitality deck, all with too-close-for-comfort vistas of the waterhole. No stress, visitors are safely surrounded by security fences to keep the predators at bay, while game roam free as they own the location.

This is just some of the magical safari aspects at Tau Game Lodge in the Madikwe Game Reserve of the North-West, bordering Botswana.

Early morning safaris are spectacular, offering magical light for photography, with a pitstop for tea, coffee or hot chocolate, and delicious buttermilk rusks in the bush, whilst game rangers always keep a vigilant eye on game – got to keep the paying guests safe…

Afternoon game drives include dazzling African sunsets with decadent sundowners before returning to the lodge for a convivial dinner, where safari groups converse about their sightings of the day.

Dinner is hosted in the Boma, or Restaurant or Dining Deck, always presenting a pleasant surprise element for guests.

Smaller game, such as the protected African wild dog, is flourishing in the Madikwe Reserve, while inquisitive squirrels and cheeky vervet monkeys forage for treats around the lodge. Not to mention the constant nest-building of the bright yellow little weaver birds around the lodge decks.

Never a dull moment, yet, the tranquillity of the African bush, notwithstanding the protestations of a coot protecting its young from an over-zealous young crocodile, or the greeting ritual of elephant nearby, make for an unforgettable stay at this place of the lion. Yes, you will hear lions roar at dawn or dusk – you will certainly spot several. After all, this is the place of the lion, Tau…

Current rates:

Special daily rates start at R 4,800 per person sharing, valid until 20 December 2021. After 20 December rates will be R6435.00 per person sharing – contact reservations for weekly and monthly special offers and packages at  011–4668715 or check specials at

Rates exclude:

  • Park Entrance fees of R180.00 per person (Subject to change)
  • Tourism Levy of R10.00 per person per night (Subject to change)
  • Bar, Mini Bar, Laundry and all other extras
  • Rhino Conservation Levy of R165.00 per adult per night

Voucher packages are available on full payment, valid until the end of 2021 at R 17,780, including:

2 nights for 2 people sharing, including:

  • A relaxing couple’s head and shoulder spa massage;
  • 3 meals daily;
  • 2 safaris daily plus refreshment on safari drives;
  • All tourism levies.

Covid-19 regulations apply to keep guests safe.

 The highly addictive Tau live webcam will keep you mesmerized on:

The Tau Cubz ClubTau Spa Oasis and Tau Conference Centre make this an ideal malaria-free destination for romantic, family, leisure or corporate safaris.

Tau Game Lodge opened its 5-star safari doors in 1995 and offers 30 rooms, from Standard to Luxury to Family Suites.


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