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Morukuru River House

Discover Morukuru River House

Morukuru River House is a sole-use house located within the Morukuru Family private reserve inside South Africa's malaria-free Madikwe Game reserve. The reserve offers a premier safari and wildlife destination including the Big 5. The house sleeps 6 adults and 4 children and is ideal for multi-generational families or milestone celebrations for friends. It comes complete with a dedicated hospitality team comprising of a private safari guide, tracker, hostess, Chef, butler, and housekeepers. There are no set schedules at Morukuru Family, you are the masters of your stay.

This family hideaway comprises 3 air-conditioned bedrooms, each with a super-king size bed, a full bathroom with bush views, an outdoor shower, and a tree-shaded private deck. Up to 4 children (under 16) can bunk in the fun family room (study). The house also features a temperature-controlled swimming pool with loungers, a massage sala, an outside boma area, a living room, a dining room, and an indoor and outdoor dining area.

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Expert View

  • A private, spacious exclusive-use safari escape
  • Links to Morukuru Owner’s House for larger parties
  • Private concession inside Madikwe Game Reserve
  • Children of all ages are welcome and can join on game-drives too

At a glance

  • 3 Rooms
  • All Ages
  • Open All Year
  • Family Rooms
  • All Inclusive
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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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"With your own dedicated hospitality team, and private safari vehicle and guide, there’s no fixed time schedule for activities or meals."

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

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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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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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