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South Africa Madikwe Safari & Mauritius

Best time to travel
May – Oct
Ideal length
11 nights
Perfect for

At a glance

  • International flights from Dublin to Johannesburg and home from Mauritius.
  • All internal flights, transfers and guiding requirements.
  • 11 nights’ accommodation in South Africa and Mauritius.
  • Twice daily game drives in Madikwe Game Reserve.
  • Allow us to arrange land and sea adventures for the whole family in Mauritius.
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A suggested itinerary for families, embark on a safari to the renowned malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve. After witnessing Africa’s incredible wildlife, we will introduce you to the pristine beaches on the island of Mauritius. The ideal combination, this suggested itinerary expertly balances adventure and relaxation to create a luxury experience perfectly suited to families.

Trip Overview

Depart from Dublin to Johannesburg.
Your private driver will be waiting to take you to your safari accommodation in Madikwe Game Reserve where you will spend four nights.
Experience safari adventures in Madikwe Game Reserve.
Embark on classic family-friendly experiences like game drives, birding safaris and stargazing nights by the fire pit. Grassland, forest and rocky hills are home to diverse wildlife like lions, leopard, rhino and the endangered wild dog.
South Africa Lion
Transfer privately to the domestic airport.
Spend one night in a handpicked hotel together before flying to the beautiful island of Mauritius. On arrival, you’ll be privately transferred to a beautiful resort for your six nights’ stay.
Relax as a family and enjoy island life.
Mauritius is loved for its sandy beaches, lagoons and coral reefs. Relax on the sandy shores and splash in the various pools as you enjoy quality family time.
Allow us to arrange activities for the whole family.
Kayaking, water skiing, swimming with dolphins and horse riding are just some of the family adventures to enjoy. Children can also enjoy playing with new friends at the Kids’ Club while parents enjoy pampering treatments at the luxury spa.
Transfer to the international airport for your flights home.
Arrive in Dublin.

Tailoring your holiday

OROKO Itineraries are created with you in mind and no two are the same. These can be used to help plan your trip - or we can design a completely different itinerary to suit you.

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Where to rest your head

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Aha Madikwe River Lodge

Aha Madikwe River Lodge is a peaceful property situated on the banks of the Groot Marico River. In the heart of the Madikwe Game Reserve, the lodge offers the classic safari experience. Game drives, birding safaris and stargazing are just a selection of activities guests can enjoy. As guests return to the lodge, relaxation areas like the spacious pool and cosy firepit await.


Southern Sun O.R Tambo International Airport

Southern Sun is a contemporary hotel with an excellent location, just 500 metres from the airport. An airport shuttle runs throughout the day for your convenience. The outdoor pool sits in beautifully landscaped gardens surrounded by sun loungers. There is also an on-site spa, ideal for getting a quick massage or facial in between destinations.


LUX* Grand Gaube

LUX* Grand Gaube is a beautiful beachfront property that sits on a secluded peninsula. The perfect destination for beachside relaxation, the trendy property exudes a laidback, tropical vibe in a stunning setting. Designed for relaxation, the expansive gardens house several pools including a glorious infinity pool. Walkways lead to the sandy-white beach, lined with sun loungers and cabanas overlooking the Indian Ocean.

What people are saying

We recently travelled to Paros, Naxos and Mykonos for our honeymoon and OROKO seemed like a perfect fit for what we were looking for. Everything from the planning stages all the way to the actual trip was executed perfectly. The OROKO team were extremely friendly, and their advice and expertise helped us create and plan the most unforgettable honeymoon!

James & Sam – Honeymoon, July 2019


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