Morukuru is situated in the Madikwe Game reserve which is located in the North West Province of South Africa. It spans over 75000 hectares offering the guests a premier safari and wildlife destination. It is a malaria-free reserve and one of the biggest national parks in South Africa. It can be found between the Botswana border and the area made famous by the South African writer Herman Charles Bosman called the Groot Marico.
Madikwe is a Big 5 reserve (top 10). Its extensive grass plains are home to game such as Gemsbok and Springbok and over 340 species of birds. The rich diversity of vegetation ensures a wide range of game and wildlife as well as a terrain and topography that offer ideal game viewing and photographic opportunities.
The climate is typified by hot summers ( April to September) and cool dry winters (May to August). Summer: 25C(77f) – 40C(104f) and winters: 3C(38f) – 23C(73f).
Classed as a semi and region, rainfall ammounts to about 500mm (19 inches) per year, with most of the rain falling in the summer months.
Madikwe Game reserve is malaria free. No Malaria medication is necessary for your stay at Morukuru but we do advise the use of insect repellant.
Owners House - 24 47.171S 26 26.426E
Morukuru Lodge - 24 47.133S 26 26.432E
Helipad - 24 47.060S 26 26.621E
Airstrip - 24°44’00”S 26°24’27”E
Madikwe Game Reserve is located 360kms from Johannesburg and is about a 4 hour drive. Sun City is located approximately 1½ hours from the Lodge. Transfer services can be arranged and include a personalised meet and greet service at ORTambo International Airport or hotel and the services of an English speaking driver or language guide.
Owner’s House, Lodge and Farm House are all part of the unique Morukuru Family experience. The Villas as we call them, all operate on an exclusive basis, so there are never any other guests besides you and those you choose to accompany you. You'll not only have the entire property to yourself, but personal staff to attend to your every whim. Even more wonderful are the utterly private safaris - your personal game ranger, works with a gifted Shangaan tracker bringing you the very best that there is to offer at Madikwe Game reserve. There are no set schedules at Morukuru, you are the masters of your stay with us and have complete freedom to do as you wish, when you wish!
We encourage all our guests to complete our Wish List. Morukuru arranges special deliveries for all guests according to their personal wishes noted on their personal Wish List. Your wish is our command.
Personal items in each villa for your use at anytime
Morukuru Lodge and Owners House
Bath Fizz Tablets
Sun Block (SPF 20)