Morukuru River House

Experience the ultimate luxury safari escape at Morukuru River House in Madikwe Game Reserve. This exclusive-use villa offers a wealth of activities with private staff including a chef, butler, and game ranger to cater to your every need. Enjoy game drives, bush walks, fishing, birdwatching, and unique sleep-outs in the bird hide.

Tailored Wildlife Experience in Madikwe

Nestled along Madikwe’s Marico River, this luxury private villa offers bespoke experiences in the heart of the wild. Run by the Morukuru Family, it seamlessly combines opulence with a genuine connection to nature. The property boasts individually designed luxury suites, blending local character with sumptuous comfort. Your stay is personalized in every way, from dining to activities, guided by a dedicated team that includes a chef and guides.

Madikwe Game Reserve surrounds the villa, teeming with diverse wildlife, including the Big 5 and giraffes. Over 350 bird species thrive here. Immerse yourself in game drives, bush walks, fishing safaris, and more. For larger groups, consider booking nearby Owner’s House for an expanded safari adventure.

Morukuru River House offers an exclusive, fully inclusive safari experience tailored just for you. You’ll have the entire property to yourself, along with a dedicated staff to cater to your every need. Each bedroom at the River House is a luxury suite with an open fireplace, very large king-size bed, a bath looking out on stunning views, an outdoor shower as well as an expanse of private decking. 


South Africa, Madikwe Game Reserve


Safari at your own pace - all activities are tailored
Team of dedicated team looking after you
Exclusive-use luxury safari villa


Three suites with king size beds

Child Policy

Welcomes children of all ages


  • All meals
  • Standard bar drinks
  • Accommodation
  • Transfers to / from local airport
  • Local inter-camp road transfers
  • Game-viewing activities
  • Laundry 
  • Service charge.


  • Entry visas
  • Spirits
  • Reserve wines and champagne
  • Flights
  • Spa treatments

Morukuru River House offers complete exclusivity, with no other guests besides your group. Enjoy daily private safaris led by a personal game ranger and tracker, delivering the best of Madikwe Game Reserve on your terms. Experience opulence amidst the African wilderness, where you have the property and dedicated staff at your service, catering to your every whim.

Morukuru actively contributes to wildlife conservation projects, including collaring, monitoring, and relocation efforts. The Morukuru Goodwill Foundation uplifts local communities, fostering social and economic development. The lodge engages in cultural exchanges and support initiatives, forging strong bonds with neighboring communities. Your stay supports these meaningful endeavors in the Madikwe region.

These houses provides the ultimate luxury retreat for those who want something private and exclusive – if you take the whole lodge your group can overflow into the nearby Owner’s House.

Start Planning Your African Adventure Today.