Overview of Morukuru River House

Set on the banks of the Marico River in the heart of the Madikwe Game Reserve, Morukuru is an exclusive-use, private safari villa that combines stylish décor with luxury and warm African hospitality. Ideal for a large family or group of friends, the lodge boasts a superb team of dedicated and experienced staff who are always on hand to ensure all your needs and requests are well taken care of.

With its unique blend of classic savannah animals and desert specialists, malaria-free Madikwe offers spectacular wildlife viewing and is home to the Big 5 as well as wild dog, giraffe and cheetah. Morukuru provides you with a personal game ranger and safari vehicle so memorable, exciting and informative game drives can be scheduled at your convenience.

Highlights & Activities

What's on offer whilst on this itinerary?
  • Located in a private section of the Madikwe Game Reserve
  • Exclusive-use luxury safari villa - a fantastic option for families or friends
  • Informal, yet luxurious feel with beautiful interiors
  • Safari at your own pace - all activities are tailored
  • Team of dedicated team looking after you
  • Children of all ages welcome

Bird watching


Game drives

Guided walking safaris

Guided walks

Live music & entertainment

Rooms at Morukuru River House

Unwind and relax, in your own private luxury
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    Exclusive Use

    The luxury private villa has three spacious and uniquely themed bedrooms each with their own private deck, air conditioning and fans. Each bedroom has a full en suite bathroom with the option of indulging in a foam bath, bush shower or indoor shower.

    Adjacent to the three fully-furnished bedrooms is a family room with satellite TV, internet access and a DVD player to keep the youngsters occupied, plus a large sofa which folds out to provide two super-size single beds should they be required.

    General Facilities

    Beat the heat of the afternoon on the sun loungers around the heated infinity pool that overlooks the tumbling Marico River, or just relax on the extensive wooden veranda surrounded by the sounds of the bush.

    Dine around the fire in the open-air boma at night for a uniquely African experience or on cold nights make yourself at home in the comfortable lounge area in front of the crackling log fire with a book from the well-stocked library.

    Babysitting service

    Beauty therapist

    Children's club

    Computer facilities


    Swimming pool


    Morukuru offers delicious cuisine created for you by your personal chef who will cater to your individual tastes and according to your schedule. Meals are accompanied by a selection of house wines, or you can choose to go down to the wine cellar and select your own. Dine indoors around the lovely 10-seater dining table or enjoy your meals outside in the boma area beside a roaring fire. You can also enjoy an alfresco lunch in the shaded garden area or pool deck

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