Tuningi Safari Lodge

Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa

Savour colonial African Chic

Tuningi Lodge is situated in the world renowned Madikwe Game Reserve – a protected 75,000 hectare area that is completely malaria-free. The Reserve is a true African success story and Tuningi proudly showcases the best it has to offer. This private and exclusive Lodge boasts superior accommodation, which is enhanced by an impressive Big Five safari experience.

Six Luxury Suites and two Family Suites overlook a beautiful valley which is frequented by a wide variety of wildlife both day and night. Each is furnished in timber with soft, warm colours that lend an organic feel to the rooms. The ensuite bathrooms boast a double size bath and an outdoor rock shower, whilst the indoor fireplace warms both the bedroom and bathroom.

In the main lodge you can savour colonial African chic with each stylish area exuding supreme relaxation. Linked by an expansive deck you will find indoor and outdoor lounges, and elegant dining room and bar and a beautiful rim-flow pool.

Fine food and superb South African wines are served in either Tuningi’s cosy dining room, or out in the boma where the table is set under an old Fig Tree overlooking a very active watering hole.

Offering a wealth of bio-diversity Tuningi’s exceptionally well-trained rangers ensure excellent game viewing opportunities that are also educational. Whether it’s a leopard on the hunt, lions roaring at twilight, dung beetles going about their business, or birds building a nest – an amazing experience awaits you.

Tuningi is also exceptional for families with children of all ages. Lots of toys, lego, coloring books and puzzles are available any time of the day with a wide variety of activities on offer from treasure hunts for natural items collected from the bush such as bones, feathers, nests, and eggs, t-shirt painting and clay building competitions. Older children are issued with an activity book where they can record sightings and animal behaviour every day. On boma evenings, children can make their own bread on sticks, or toast marshmallows on the fire.

A stay at Tuningi allows you to experience first-hand the wonders of nature, wildlife and a delicate South African eco-system.

You will love

  • ‘Big 5’ safari experience
  • Malaria free
  • Expansive deck & pool
  • Varied activities
  • Ideal for a family safari

Exellent and wonderful, reaching way above expectations.

Elizabeth Mackintosh

Julia you did a fantastic job - everything was first class. Well organised, efficient and stress free. We all agreed it was the best holiday we've ever had. Cant wait to travel with CSC again.

Milford family

We are so happy we put our trust in CSC, we had an amazing adventure and would recommend them to anyone.

Kim & Brad Balance

The trip exceeded my expectations and was the best family holiday I have ever had. Our children simply loved it and now I know more about African wildlife than they do about our own farm animals.

Rowntree family

Classic Safari are the people who genuinely know other culture and offer incredible insight to perfectly meet your expectations.

Melanie McMillan & Iain Jones

We loved it all. Our son wants to go back tomorrow. We would ALL go back again!

Laurence & Remi Cunningham

An amazing experience - the best family holiday we have ever had. We were extremely impressed by the meticulous attention to our itinerary. I can't speak highly enough of all the elements of this exciting journey!

Sheryl & Robert Taylor

Thank you for making our trip to Africa so spectacular. The attention to detail really made it special. It really was the trip of a lifetime.

Paul Cozzi

Very knowledgeable and patient. Our trip was all that we hoped for. Wonderful!

Jane & Robert Happell

Everything was perfect! Advice and information on destinations and activities hit everything I had hoped to experience. I contacted the Classic Safari Company upon recommendation and have now, in turn, recommended to others.

Tim Bradley

You can't improve on perfection. I had my best birthday and holiday with my family celebrating my 80th birthday in Africa. Everything that Julia organised was perfect and the whole trip was a highlight!

Buckingham Family

The trip of a lifetime, couldn't have dreamt of a better adventure if I tried.

Emma Jeffcoat

Absolutely everything was first class & so well organised.

Simon & Jackie Adams

Classic Safari Company has done it again! A unique experience that ticked all the boxes - wildlife, culture and dining experience. A dream come true!

Ros Wheeler

Their experience and knowledge of Africa is evident and we couldn't have been happier with the total package. This has given us a taste for Africa - now we are ready for more.

Andrew & Pip Stevens

If you want the most sensational experience in Africa let Julia and the staff at Classic Safari Co plan it for you! Their knowledge, expertise and enthusiasm for their job means your every wish will be fulfilled.

Miriam & Joseph Harrison

Classic Safari is the place to go to for "top end" adventure travel.

Ron & Alison Guthrie

Classic Safari Company were brilliant - 10/10

Di & Kingsley Yates

The Classic Safari Company is the best I have dealt with. Extremely knowledgeable & professional, friendly, patient & understanding of first timers to Africa.

Annette Whiley

It certainly was the best trip we have EVER had. The experiences were mind blowing.  We want everyone we know to experience Africa - the animals, the people - magical.

Jo-anne & Dean Mifsud

Would do it all again and not change a moment. Best holiday ever!

The McGowan Tribe

An absolutely fantastic travel company - every one of the many trips they have organised for us over 22 years have been faultless and fabulous.

Judith & Roger Williams

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