About aha Thakadu River Camp
Thakadu River Camp is an Eco-tourism partnership between North-West Parks, the Molatedi Community and the operator, The Nature Workshop. The community has a 45-year lease to operate a commercial lodge with traversing rights across the Madikwe Game Reserve. The concept is unique in South Africa in that the community owns the development, with substantial benefits accruing back to the community itself.
Thakadu River Camp is set within the riverine canopy along the banks of the Marico River and consists of 12 tented suites, each with their own viewing deck overlooking the river. The tents are spacious and are superbly decorated and appointed. The core of this project's success lies in its prime location: the Madikwe Game Reserve. This area is located along the Botswana border and 20km from Gaberone, one of the few reserves in southern Africa which is malaria free.
Thakadu River Camp is set within the riverine canopy along the banks of the Marico River in the eastern sector of the Madikwe Game Reserve. The camp comprises of 12 tented suites, each with their own viewing deck overlooking the Marico River. The tents are large and spacious and have a strong Afro-Asian Safari ambiance to them.
Weather : Hot, wet summers and cool to dry winters. Rainfall : September to March. Temperature – Daytime temperatures in summer (October – March) are high and comfortable. Winter (May to August) is known to produce beautiful warm days, though the evenings and early mornings can be quite chilly. Please note: rates include two game drives per day
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