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Mateya Safari Lodge

Discover Mateya Safari Lodge

Mateya Safari Lodge is a luxurious and intimate lodge in the excellent, malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve. Madikwe is home to the Super 7 – lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant, rhino, cheetah, and wild dog, plus a host of other species and incredible birdlife. The lodge caters for a maximum of 10 guests ensuring exclusivity, privacy and the very highest standards of personal care and attention always.

The lodge is nestled in the rocky outcrop of the Gabbro hills and comprises of dining, lounge, and relaxation areas, with a high elevation and an uninterrupted view of the Reserve. Throughout the main area is an impressive collection of original African art and literature. The suites are arranged in a radial configuration around one of the hills, each with a private, rim-flow pool deck and natural window sala overlooking the waterhole or surrounding plains. Late breakfasts and lunches are served on the Lodge’s main deck while dinner is served in the graceful dining room or on the wooden viewing deck around the fire pit and overlooking the wilderness below. Between your safari activities, either head to the pool or the wellness center with its gym and spa treatments. 

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Expert View

  • A maximum of 4 guests per game drive
  • Luxury property, perfect for couples seeking a romantic safari getaway
  • Home to the Super 7 – the Big 5 + cheetah and wild dog
  • Private pool suites with savannah or waterhole views

At a glance

  • 5 Thatched Suites
  • 9 Years +
  • Open All Year
  • All Inclusive
  • Safari Icon Safari

Our sustainable tourism rating

We handpick partners who share our commitment to protecting their environment, conserving wildlife and benefitting local communities.

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"For something different either book the wine cellar for a private dining experience or a romantic bush picnic."

Indulge your passions


Adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most.

  • Big 5 Safari Icon Big 5 Safari
  • Guided Walking Safari Icon Guided Walking Safari
  • Night Drive Icon Night Drive
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Sample Itineraries


From majestic wildlife to out of this world natural wonders, cultural melting pots and enchanting beaches, every bespoke Mahlatini journey is thrilling. Unsure where to visit? Whether it’s a bucket-list adventure, a milestone celebration or simply a much-needed escape, experience the joy with this inspiring selection of favorites.

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  • Flights and transfers included
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Start your unique journey


At Mahlatini, we like to make things easy for you. Browse our website for inspiration or pick up the phone. Whether you’re full of ideas or unsure of where to start, we’re here to help. Serial safari-goer or first-time visitor, we’re ready to create your ultimate tailormade itinerary.

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