Etali Safari Lodge provides luxurious and elegant accommodation in the heart of South Africa's beautiful Madikwe Game Reserve. The lodge has a wonderfully romantic atmosphere with its completely private suites and views of the nearby waterhole, making it the perfect destination for honeymooners and holidaying couples.

Etali offers an abundance of exciting activities, including guided game drives and scenic nature walks. Not only is the park home to the Big 5, but it offers birding enthusiasts over 300 recorded species to spot. Relax and unwind at Etali's top-class wellness centre, offering indulgent spa treatments, a relaxing steam room, and a well-equipped gym.


  • Set in the Madikwe Game Reserve
  • Small and exclusive lodge with only 8 suites
  • Luxurious suites each with its own heated plunge pool
  • Owner run and managed lodge
  • Enjoy traditional South African dishes

interactive map


Etali offers superb game-viewing on safari drives in the early morning and late afternoon with knowledgeable guides, as well as guided walking safaris.

In the evening, relax beneath a twinkling sky for some spectacular stargazing.

Work-out in the well-equipped Etali Wellness Centre's gym or head to the Etali Wellspa for a traditional massage or body wrap.

General Facilities

    Swimming Pool


Etali's cuisine is a contemporary fusion of traditional African flavours with an Asian twist. Meals are light and healthy with lots of fresh seasonal and organically grown vegetables, fruit and herbs. There is no set menu as the chef extraordinaire selects only the best local produce daily to work his magic. Etali house wines are supplied by Glenwood Estate. Etali also offers traditional South African dinners in the stone built 'lesaka' kraal close to the waterhole. Bush breakfasts and dinners are also available on request.

Standard Suite

Etali Safari Lodge offers 8 luxurious air-conditioned suites, generously spaced out for total privacy. Rooms are stylishly decorated with a mix of cool and earthy colours to create a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere. Each suite is also indulgently equipped with an outdoor whirlpool, partner bath and refreshing outdoor shower.

Standard Suite AMENITIES

    Outdoor shower
    Private pool
    Air conditioning
    En-suite bath and shower
    Mini bar
    Tea & coffee-making facilities


  • Game drives
  • Bird watching
  • Star gazing
  • Guided walks

Traveller Reviews

  • What stood out for us? African hospitality - everywhere we went we were so warmly received. The smiles, jokes, personal touch and attention to detail we received in all our camps/lodges was memorable. Etali, Stanley and Camp Moremi - we enjoyed ourselves at all three places. The accommodation you arranged for us everywhere was great and suited us as a family.

    Beena Ahmed, July 2016

Accommodation Map

Rates on Request

Add to wishlist
Remove from wishlist

Ratedby 2 Travellers