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Tuningi Safari Lodge

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Tuningi Safari Lodge is a 5-star lodge within South Africa’s malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve, just a few hours from Johannesburg. It offers an impressive Big 5 safari experience within a friendly and relaxed environment. The lodge is particularly child friendly with 2 Family Suites and a kids’ program giving children the opportunity to experience the wonders of nature and wildlife.

The lodge can accommodate 16 guests in 4 spacious luxury suites and 2 family suites. All the air-conditioned rooms have private wrap-around decks with spectacular views of the bush. The bathrooms feature oversized baths (with a view) and private alfresco rock showers. The family suites have 2 bedrooms and are joined by a dining area, kitchenette, and a living room.

The main lodge area features a lounge, cozy dining area, bar, and rim flow pool that overlooks an active watering hole. Meals are served in the dining room or in the unique boma perfectly set under an old Fig Tree overlooking a very active waterhole.

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Expert View

  • Spectacular Big 5 day and night game drives
  • Exciting and stimulating children’s activities
  • Malaria-free safari within driving distance of Johannesburg Airport
  • Personalized service and exceptional bush cuisine

At a glance

  • 4 Luxury Suites & 2 Family Suites
  • 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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"Children from 5 years old can enjoy the daily game drives with their parents, guide, and other guests. Under 5s are taken out on ‘bumbles’ after breakfast – shorter 1-hr drives with a ranger. "

Indulge your passions


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

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