Molori Safari Lodge
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Molori Safari Lodge

The word “Molori” means “to dream” in Setswana and truly captures the essence of Molori Safari Lodge, recognised throughout the world as Southern Africa’s most luxurious game lodge.

From the moment guests are greeted by singing Molori Staff members, to the highly customised wildlife encounters with Molori’s expert field guides, or enjoying a culinary adventure at the hands of one of our experienced chefs to exploring the night sky at our stargazing observatory - Molori Safari creates everlasting memories, ones which our guests carry with them for a lifetime.

Country

South Africa

Highlights

- Five Designer Suites

- Personalised Menus that change every day, made from freshest, home grown organic ingredients

- Customised daily itineraries for each guest

 

Need to Know

- Located in Malaria Free Madikwe Game Reserve

- Only a 50 minute flight from Johannesburg

- Private Charter flights available through Molori Safari Aviation at preferential rates to Molori guests

- Accommodates maximum 14 guests

 


SafarisSafaris


Game Drives Discover adventure and connect to the wild on a Molori Safari game drive. Game drives take place during the day and at night in open 4×4 vehicles, safely accompanied by an experienced and armed guide. During the drive, your Molori game field guide will share his wealth of knowledge while tracking the Big Five and other endangered species like wild dog and cheetah, also uncovering the many hidden facets of the African bush. Equally exciting, the night drives reveal an array of nocturnal wildlife, including leopard, honeybadger and smaller members of the cat family. A whole new world awaits you. Bush Tracking For close encounters with nature, Molori Safari offers guided game walks and the exhilarating experience of tracking animals on foot. On this experience you’ll immerse yourself in the rhythms of nature, opening up your senses to reveal an ancient language heard by animal trackers through the ages. Follow your guide as he reveals the big and small wonders of the African bush, its creatures, medicinal plants, hidden treasures and more.

Super Seven by Night
Discover nocturnal adventure on a night drive tracking Madikwe’s Super Seven. Using hi-tech torches, you have the rare opportunity to see into the nocturnal world of lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard, rhinoceros, wild dog and cheetah. A whole new dimension is revealed on this exhilarating experience.

Rhino Tagging
Molori Safari is involved in rhino conservation efforts and guests can by arrangement be part of an extraordinary hands-on rhino tagging experience – involving the notching, DNA sampling and micro chipping of the rhino’s horns. Guests can work on the ground with the vet and ecologist, in close proximity to the sedated rhino, or take to the air in a helicopter during the rhino search. The rhino tagging conservation experience is charged as a separate cost and must be arranged a week in advance. Guests of all ages can participate, with a high level of parental monitoring required for younger children. The rhino tagging experience begins early morning, between 6:30 and 7:00am, and runs into the early afternoon. Lunch is taken to guests in the bush or a late lunch can be arranged on return to the lodge.

Wild Dog Expedition
Madikwe Game Reserve is home to the endangered wild dog, the second most endangered carnivore in Africa after the Ethiopian wolf, with the current population of wild dogs in South Africa estimated at less than 400. The Molori Safari wild dog expedition shares with guests the intensive push to conserve and protect these amazing animals for future generations. Guests spend an early morning tracking down the Madikwe wild dog pack and learn about the pack’s strictly defined social hierarchy, the bonds between members and their superb, cooperative hunting techniques.

Water Hole Viewing Deck
Experience Madikwe’s wild life from the comfort of the Molori Safari viewing deck, which overlooks our own private water hole. Here creatures big and small arrive to take their fill from this oasis-like water source, providing guests with ideal game-spotting and photo-taking opportunities.

Game Field Guides
John D, Molori Safari’s resident game field guide, has accumulated a wealth of knowledge in his many years as a game field guide, most of which have been within the boundaries of the magnificent Madikwe game reserve. From young he walked the bush with his grandfather, learning about and collecting plant specimens that would be used in concocting potent medicinal remedies. John D’s love for exploration and discovery continues and is shared with Molori’s guests. He is passionate about spending time with families and children, opening up their experience of the African bush – from the antics of large species to the exquisite, tiny worlds of the smallest of creatures. John D is also a master storyteller, poo-ologist, re-assembler of skeletons and maker of disposable gwarri bush toothbrushes.


Wildlife HighlightsWildlife Highlights

- Super Seven by night

For the adventurous types, Molori Safari offers night drives with Night Vision Goggles and hi-tech military issue torches, exclusive only to Molori. This gives a whole new dimension and an exhilarating experience to bush tracking adventures and being out at night.

- Rhino Tagging Expedition by Helicopter

For those guests who wish to participate in helping to fight the war on poaching and to make a difference one rhino at a time, Molori Safari in association with the Madikwe Game Reserve, offers the unique opportunity for hands on tracking and tagging participation and a what can only be described as a once in a life time experience.

 

Local ActivitiesLocal Activities

- Bird Watching

- Fishing

- Cooking Classes

- Walking Safaris

- Spa Treatments

- Rhino Tagging

- Wild Dog Tracking

- Star Gazing

For a more celestial experience, guests can take advantage of Molori’s observatory. With a fully retractable roof the observatory is equipped with a fully automatic, digital telescope (one of the largest privately owned telescopes in Southern Africa) to explore the cosmos and the Southern Hemisphere’s remarkable night sky.

 

FacilitiesFacilities

- Authentic Boma

- Wellness Centre including Sauna, Steam Room, Gym, Indoor and Outdoor Treatment Areas and full time Spa Therapist

- Library

- Private Full Size Infinity Pool in each suite

- Observatory

- Various relaxation decks

 

AccommodationAccommodation

All of the suites boast spacious wooden decks, private infnity pools, wood fireplaces, and floor-to-ceiling glass walls which fully retract to ‘let nature in’. The interior style is local-chic and designed to soothe guests with neutral palates, streaming natural light and exceptional furniture by Fendi, Kenneth Cobonpue and Philipp Plein.

Additional in-room amenities include spotting scopes to observe wildlife, Bose iPod docking systems, Nespresso machines, wireless internet and mini-bars.

SeasonSeason

Open all year round.

Average StayAverage Stay

3 Nights

Average PriceAverage Room Prices

(per person per night unless otherwise stated)

Rates from R 13'050.00 per person per night sharing 

Children PolicyChild Policy

Children of all ages welcome. Children aged 15 years and younger pay only 40% of the adult rates. Should children stay in a suite on their own, full adult rates apply.

Contact and Social Media

To find out more call us on +44 (0)1865 982290 or email us at enquiries at safariawards.com.

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