How to get there:


Option 1 - Self Drive:
  • 360 km from Johannesburg, an easy 4 hour drive on National roads (see map) The Parksboard charges a conservation levy on entering the park.
    From Pretoria take the N4 direction Rustenburg

    From Johannesburg travel via Fourways to Hartebeestpoortdam, following the signs to Suncity to begin with and once on the N4 continue this toll road to Rustenburg, Swartruggens, Groot Marico and Zeerust. Toll fees R 120.00.

    In Zeerust, turn right at the second stop street at President Street onto the R 47 to Gaborone. You may wish to re-fuel in Zeerust as there is no fuel available in the Reserve.

    Follow the R49 towards Madikwe Game Reserve for approximately 97km First gate you will pass is Abjaterskop, drive past this gate for 7kms the next gate is Wonderboom, pass this and travel to the Kopfontein border post going towards Gaborone Turn right onto the Derdepoort Gate road, just before the border post and follow the road for approximately 10 km to the Tau lodge gate.
Option 2 - By Coach/ Minibus:
  • Transfers / charters on request
Option 3 - By Air:
  • Daily scheduled flights depart from Oliver Thambo Airport (Johannesburg International Airport)

Daily scheduled flights to Madikwe 2016

Flights depart from The Federal Air Executive Lounge / Hangar complex at O.R. Tambo (old Jhb Int), where complimentary bar service, teas & coffees, shower & internet facilities are available. The service is operated with aircraft from their late model fleet of 14 Cessna Grand caravans and twin-engine aircraft. Fedikwe is a joint venture between Federal Air and Madikwe Charter.

Please note: Guests are to please make their way to the Federal Air Aiport Kiosk in the OR Tambo International Bus Terminal behind Intercontinental Hotel . Complimentary transport to the Federal Air lounge will be arranged from there. Alternatively, directions to the Departure Lounge are available at www.fedair.com .
An Executive Meet & Greet service is available at an additional charge.

Very Important!
In order to facilitate smooth connections

  • Connecting flights on the way to Madikwe must arrive at least 2 hours before the Madikwe Flight departure time
  • Connecting flights on return should be booked 2 hours after expected return from Madikwe onwards for local flights and 3 hours after return from Madikwe onwards for International flights.

All bookings for this scheduled flight when traveling to Tau need to be booked by Tau Game Lodge Reservations team.
Transfers between Madikwe Airstrip and Tau Game Lodge will be provided free of charge when flights are booked through Tau.

Daily Flight times and rates effective 1 January 2016 until 31 December 2016:

Low Season: May, June, September & November
Place from Departure time between Place to Arrival time Number of seats per flight
OR Tambo Johannesburg International 13h00 Madikwe 14h00 10
Madikwe 11h15 OR Tambo Johannesburg International 12h15 12
Return Rate
*R6,560.- adult
*.R4,970.- child 2-11 years
*R1,650.- child 0-2 years
(NO Seat for 0-2yr old child)
One way TO Madikwe
*R3,310.- adult
*R2,515.- child 2-11 years.
*R855.- child 0-2 years
(NO Seat for 0-2yr old child)
One way FROM Madikwe
*R3,250.- adult
*R2,455.- child 2-11 years
*R795.- child 0-2 years
(NO Seat for 0-2yr old child)


High Season: January April, July, August, October & December
Place from Departure time between Place to Arrival time Number of seats per flight
OR Tambo Johannesburg International 10h00 Madikwe 11h00 10
OR Tambo Johannesburg International 13h00 Madikwe 14h00
Madikwe 11h15 OR Tambo Johannesburg International 12h15 12
Madikwe 14h30 OR Tambo Johannesburg International 15h30
Return Rate
*R6,560.- adult
*.R4,970.- child 2-11 years
*R1,650.- child 0-2 years
(NO Seat for 0-2yr old child)
One way TO Madikwe
*R3,310.- adult
*R2,515.- child 2-11 years.
*R855.- child 0-2 years
(NO Seat for 0-2yr old child)
One way FROM Madikwe
*R3,250.- adult
*R2,455.- child 2-11 years
*R795.- child 0-2 years
(NO Seat for 0-2yr old child)
Luggage is restricted to 1 standard piece of hand baggage (max. 5kg) AND 1 standard sized SOFT-sided checked-in hold baggage (max. 15kg) . Excess baggage charged at R400.00 per 10kg. On-site free and unlimited excess bag storage facility.
Rate includes R60.00 airstrip levy charged when landing in the Madikwe Game Reserve.
Excludes the Conservation Levy of R170.00 per person on day of entry into the Madikwe.
Excludes any fuel surcharge, which will be added to the above rates if applicable.
*Note: Airstrip Fee and Conservation Levy subject to change without prior notice.


Applicable Cancellation Policy:

30 15 Days prior to flight

15%
14 8 Days prior to flight 50%
7 4 Days prior to flight 75%
3 Days Day of Travel 100%

  • For further information or bookings please contact us via e-mail: taugame@mweb.co.za.
  • Private air charters to the Madikwe Airstrip on request.

Tau Game Lodge is a two hour drive from Sun City and 28km from Gaborone Airport in Botswana.

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