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Molori Safari Lodge

Molori Safari Lodge

$565 per person

Molori Safari Lodge will appeal to the discerning nature lover in search of privacy and ultimate luxury and relaxation in the African wilderness. Consisting of five Luxury suites namely the Molelo Presidential Suite, Metsi Presidential Suite, Sephiri Family Premier Suite, Lesedi Premier Suite and the Ngwedi Premier Suite.

Molori, meaning “to dream” in the local seTswana language”, is a very apt description of the essence of this pristine safari lodge, recognized globally as one of the most luxurious wilderness lodges. This five-suite retreat was constructed in the 7500 hectare malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve in 2007.
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Molori Safari Lodge will appeal to the discerning nature lover in search of privacy and ultimate luxury and relaxation in the African wilderness. Consisting of five Luxury suites namely the Molelo Presidential Suite, Metsi Presidential Suite, Sephiri Family Premier Suite, Lesedi Premier Suite and the Ngwedi Premier Suite.

The lodge has 5 suites in total. As such, you are assured exclusivity, privacy and the very highest standards of personal care and attention at all times.
Molori Safari Lodge is an opulent retreat where service excellence is the norm and utter rejuvenation of body and mind the objective.

The Madikwe Private Game Reserve is one of South Africa’s prime safari destinations. Situated on the Botswana border within the North West Province of South Africa, these 75 000 hectares traversing wilderness is home to the so-called Super Seven, which includes all the Big Five species – lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant and rhino, as well as cheetah and the elusive African wild dog. The reserve also boasts more than 350 recorded bird species.

The subtle blend of Afro-centric contemporary and classic decor creates a charming and very sophisticated feel that will appeal to the discerning globetrotter. Earth tones and the clever combination of natural elements such as wood thatch, and tree trunks protruding through the living areas and deck, are constant reminders of the fact that you are finding yourself in wild Africa.

Molori Safari Lodge

Molelo Presidential Suite – This luxurious two-bedroom suite features elegant modern African design elements and floor-to- ceiling glass doors, offer an elevated view of the magnificent African landscape. A spacious wooden deck with infinity pool, hot spa bath and an alfresco dining area offer guests endless hours of relaxation. The bedrooms have been positioned on opposite ends of the suite and each has its own en-suite bathroom. The suite also has a fireplace, study and library area with an impressive collection of National Geographic magazines dating back to the 1940s.

Metsi Presidential Suite – The Metsi Presidential Suite has a master bedroom with walk-in dressing room, and en-suite bathroom with a free-standing rim-flow bath. This stunning, opulent suite fuses contemporary design with earthy African art. The floor-to-ceiling retractable glass walls give way to a spacious wooden deck, private infinity pool, hot spa bath and alfresco outdoor dining area. The kitchen area and formal indoor dining room blend into the living room and lounge area. The Metsi suite also has a study and library area.

molori safari lodge molori presidential suite main bedroom view
molori safari lodge sephiri family suite bedroom

Sephiri Family Premier Suite – The split-level Sephiri suite has two bedrooms, each with their own en-suite bathroom. It can sleep up to four guests and is ideal for families. Black-and-white finishes and neutral tones create the perfect backdrop for stunning contemporary design pieces, while the retractable floor-to-ceiling glass doors afford magnificent views of the wilderness. The suite has a study and lounge with stone-clad fireplace. The deck with its plunge pool and daybeds offers guests the opportunity for blissful relaxation. Unique to Sephiri is the second-floor bedroom, which features its own entrance, en-suite bathroom and a private terrace with breathtaking views of the reserve.

Apart from private traversing rights, the lodge’s open safari vehicles can also traverse the main roads in the park without restrictions, thereby allowing unlimited game viewing opportunities in one of the world's most famous reserves.

Lesedi Premier Suite – The opulent Lesedi suite epitomizes comfort and elegance, accentuated by contemporary hand-crafted African pieces such as the hanging bedroom chandelier. The suite’s lounge is separated from the bedroom by a cylindrical floor-to-ceiling stone-clad fireplace, while the retractable glass walls give way to a large terrace with a private infinity pool and stunning views of the valley below. The luxurious bathroom features a porcelain claw-footed bath and, here too, retractable glass walls fold away to allow you to immerse yourself in nature.

molori safari lodge lesedi premier suite bedroom
molori safari lodge ngwedi premier suite master bedroom

Ngwedi Premier Suite – The Ngwedi Suite offers a luxurious combination of comfort and elegance with custom-designed furniture in the large living and lounge area, and also boasts an impressive floor-to-ceiling fireplace. The bedroom with its retractable glass walls, spills onto a private wooden deck with plunge pool. This stunning outdoor area also features luxurious daybeds, an orbital love
seat, and an outdoor shower. Eclectic furnishings lend a contemporary African feel to the suite. Unique to this premium suite is the free-standing copper bath, in the bathroom, the glass walls of which fold away offering spectacular views of the bush.

FAQ's

Question: Best Time to Visit Molori Safari Lodge

Answer: May-August and December

 

Question: Where is Molori Safari Lodge

Answer: Molori Safari Lodge is situated in the Madikwe Private Game Reserve on the border of Botswana, within the North West province of South Africa – about 90km north of the town of Zeerust.

More About Molori Safari Lodge

MOLORI SAFARI LODGE

The main lodge comprises a large living room, four dining areas, a bar and a library. The lounge and bar area open up onto the deck with its hot spa bath and twin infinity pool from where guests can enjoy optimal wildlife viewing. The decks all feature daybeds where guest can relax and soak up some African sun.

The stylish library boasts a wide selection of popular books, as well as a humidor with a superb selection of imported cigars (available at an extra cost). The lodge lounge also has a satellite TV and DVD player.

  • Included
    5 Star Accommodation
    Airport Transfers
    Breakfast
    Entry Fees
    Flights
    Meals
    Personal Safari Guide
    Spa treatments and Laundry
    Telephone
    Wifi
  • Not Included
    Boutique purchases
    Departure Taxes
    Premium Brands and Cellar wines

TOUR LOCATION

Derdepoort Main, Madikwe, North West Province, 2874

Inclusions and exclusions

Rates Include:
  • Luxury accommodation
  • All meals, wines (excluding premium Molori Collection), spirits, seasonal juices, tea, coffee and soft-drinks
  • Two game drives daily
  • Bush walking
  • Transfers to and from the Madikwe airstrip
  • In-room minibar with snacks and beverages customised to guest’s preference
  • Stocked Nespresso machine
  • Wireless internet
  • Hand-finished laundry
  • State-of-the-art specifications throughout with air-conditioning, heating, open fires as well as under floor heating
  • Use of fitness centre, sauna, steam room and spa chiller pool.
  Rates exclude:
  • Game reserve entrance fees
  • Conservation levy
  • Madikwe Game reserve conservation activities
  • Flights to and from Molori Safari
  • Telephone calls
  • Molori Premium wine collection
  • Molori Spa treatments
  • Cigars / cigarettes
  • Baby sitting charged per hour as staff remuneration
  • Outside excursions such as golf, and curio shop items. All of these are available at a supplemental cost.
  Child Rates: We welcome children of all ages. Parents or guardians are responsible for the safety of their own children. Sephiri and Molelo Suites are well suited for families with children. Age limit of seven years applies to game drives, but it is also at the discretion of the field guide who will make the final call. Private vehicles are available on request prior to guest arrival and highly recommended for those travelling with children. Children aged 0-2 years will be accommodated free of charge Children 3-15 years or age will be eligible to pay 40% of the adult rates when sharing with parents in our family suites (Sephiri Premier & Molelo Presidential) Should children stay in a suite of their own, full adult rates will apply. Should children share with one adult in our one-bedroom suites, the applicable child rate will apply  

Facilities and Amenities at Molori Safari Lodge

Description of Facilities / Amenities Molori Safari Lodge
Number of suites | Lesedi Premier Suite1 (sleeps 1-2)
Number of suites | Ngwedi Premier Suite1 (sleeps 1-2)
Number of suites | Sephiri Family Premier Suite2 (sleeps 1-4)
Number of suites | Metsi Presidential Suite Suite1 (sleeps 1-2)
Number of suites | Molelo Presidential Suite2 (sleeps 1-4)
LODGE FACILITIES
Back up ElectricityYes
BomaNo
Boutique Shop**Yes
Children | LelapaYes
Full bar facilitiesYes
GymYes
Handicapped SuiteNo
LoungeYes
Meeting Facilities | Lelapa LodgeNo
ParkingYes
Spa*Yes
Private Pool / JacuzziYes
Telephone/Fax FacilitiesYes
WiFi***Yes
Wine CellarYes
SUITE FACILITIES
Air ConditioningYes
En-Suite BathroomsYes
FansYes
HairdryersYes
Lounge AreaYes
Mini-BarsYes
Private Pool / JucuzziYes
Safes in suiteYes
Tea/Coffee Making Facilities (Nespresso machines) Yes
TelephoneYes
DELUXE, PRESIDENTIAL AND LUXURY SUITES – ADDITIONAL FACILITIES
King Size BedsYes
Private Pool / JucuzziYes
 

MOLORI SAFARI LODGE LIFE ENRICHING EXPERIENCES

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ACTIVITIES

Guests can head out into the wilderness daily in open safari vehicles under the guidance of an experienced ranger and tracker. Early morning and late-afternoon/ early evening safaris are conducted daily. The morning drive head out at sunrise, and the afternoon drive just before sunset. These are the times when the animals are most active, as they usually seek shelter at the heat of the day. Your guide and will share surprising facts of the African bush with you, whilst tracking your favorite species for an up-close encounter. Apart from the iconic Big Five, you can also expect to encounter more elusive species such as the African wild dog, which is a signature species of this reserve. Searching for nocturnal animals in the spotlight after sunset is a thrilling experience as the brief reflection of a pair of eyes in the bush, will have you upright in your seat. Your guide will choose scenic spots en-route where you can indulge in some refreshments. molori safari lodge main deck seating

GAME DRIVES

Discover adventure and connect to the wild up close when you head into the bush in open safari vehicle under the expert guidance of a field guide and experienced tracker. Game drives take place during the early morning and late afternoons during which your field guide will share his wealth of knowledge of the bush while tracking the Big Five and other endangered species like wild dog and cheetah. It is an opportunity to discover the hidden secrets of the bush. Tracking animals after dark by spotlight opens up a whole new world of excitement. Expect to see nocturnal wildlife such as leopard, honey badger and smaller members of the cat family. Your guide will also stop at scenic spots en route for some refreshments. Watching an African sunset, cocktail in hand is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

BUSHWALKS

For the more adventurous early morning bushwalks offer the exhilarating experience of tracking animals on foot. Here you can immerse yourself in the rhythms of nature, and utilise all your senses as your guide reveals the intricacies 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 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 at additional 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 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 upon return to the lodge.  

WILD DOG EXPEDITION

The African wild dog is 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. This expedition gives guest an insight into what it takes 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 packs strictly defined social hierarchy, the bonds between members and their superb, cooperative hunting techniques. Additional cost applies.  

MOLORI HIDE & WHISKEY BAR

New to Molori, this hide offers magnificent views overlooking the Molori waterhole which has quickly become a favourite spot for guests to observe Madikwe wildlife at close proximity. It offers keen photographer’s new opportunities to take intimate images of elephants, lion, buffalo and amazing birdlife that pop in to quench their thirst. Adjacent to the hide, that features floor to ceiling glass doors overlooking the Dwarsberg mountain range, guests get to experience whisky and wine tastings while observing the wildlife.  

RHINO TAGGING

Molori 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 at additional 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 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 upon return to the lodge.  

MOLORI SAFARI SPA

The tranquil Molori Safari Spa encompasses the natural peace and beauty of the surrounding African bush. Guests can choose from a full suite of massage, aromatherapy and skin and body treatments. The spa uses only the finest products, made from the finest plant extracts and essential oils, and without artificial colors or fragrances. Treatments can be done in the spa’s comfortable indoor rooms or in the fresh, natural setting of the spa’s outdoor deck area. Guests can also enjoy private spa treatments in their suites.  

FITNESS CENTRE

The Molori Safari Fitness Centre is equipped with state-of-the-art gym equipment, including a treadmill, bike and cross-trainers. Other accessories include weights, and palates and yoga equipment. The centre also features a spacious steam room and Nordic sauna, both overlooking an inviting chiller pool.  

SPA DECK

Molori Safari Spa features its own outdoor treatment deck, set in the surrounds of the African bush. Recline on comfortable daybeds and enjoy a choice of massages and treatments while you immerse yourself in the natural sounds and rhythms of nature.  

JACUZZI DECK

The Jacuzzi Deck features a rim-flow chilled spa bath and is situated on the highest mountainside deck. Experience the pure bliss of a relaxing spa bath while taking in expansive views of the Madikwe bushveld.  

VIEWING DECKS AND POOLS

A special and unique feature of Molori Safari is the many pools and viewing decks which invite our guests to find some time and space all to themselves. Here they can immerse themselves in the natural surroundings and quietly focus on their inner world, getting in touch once again with what awakens and inspires the soul. Decks include the Viewing Deck, with its view of Molori Safari's private water hole, the Jacuzzi Deck, with its spectacular rim-flow chilled spa bath, the Spa Deck, where you can opt for a massage or treatment, and the Star Deck, which also functions as a peaceful reading deck by day.  

CULINARY CLASSES

Molori Safari Lodge’s expertly trained chefs are available for one-on-one cooking classes and may even part with a few of their delectable secrets. Aspiring chefs can learn how to prepare their favorite indigenous dishes - from selecting and preparing ingredients to cooking and presenting a meal. Classes must be pre-booked 24 hours in advance.  

JUNIOR RANGERS

For children, Molori Safari presents a world of adventure and discovery. The xperienced Molori game rangers are passionate about sharing their knowledge with younger guests (our Junior Rangers) and opening their eyes to a whole new world of creatures both large and small. Junior Rangers can participate in exciting animal tracking and identification excursions, learn about the Madikwe Reserve’s Super Seven and the importance of conservation, and develop appreciation for all the small gifts nature has to offer. Other Junior Ranger activities include pizza making, baking, fishing, games and arts and crafts.  

FISHING

The Groot Marico River runs through the reserve and offers some spectacular fishing spots as well as an opportunity to view hippos. A fishing excursion, complete with a delectable picnic basket, can be arranged upon request.  

CURIO SHOP

The on-site curio shop offers unique items from local well-known designers and lesser-known crafters who produce beautiful work and create job opportunities for local craftspeople. Clothing items such as scarves, beanies, hats, T-shirts and jackets are also included in the product offering. Here you can find that perfect gift for a loved-one back home.

Molori Safari Lodge Rates 2019

VALIDITY PERIOD 15 JANUARY 2019 – 14 JANUARY 2020

Lesedi Premier Suite
(1-2)
Rates and Tariffs
Lesedi Premier Suite | per person per night sharingZAR16 950
Lesedi Premier Suite | single rate per nightZAR8 475
Lesedi Premier Suite | per child per night 3-15 yearsZAR6 780
Ngwedi Premier Suite
(1-2)
Rates and Tariffs
Ngwedi Premier Suite | per person per night sharingZAR16 950
Ngwedi Premier Suite | single rate per nightZAR8 475
Ngwedi Premier Suite | per child per night 3-15 yearsZAR6 780
Sephiri Family Premier Suite
(1-4)
Rates and Tariffs
Sephiri Family Premier Suite | per person per night sharingZAR18 950
Sephiri Family Premier Suite | single rate per nightZAR9 475
Sephiri Family Premier Suite | per child per night 3-15 yearsZAR7 580
Additional couple occupying second bedroom pays 75% of the per person sharing rateZAR14 215
Metsi Presidential Suite
(1-2)
Rates and Tariffs
Metsi Presidential Suite | per person per night sharingZAR29 290
Metsi Presidential Suite | single rate per nightZAR14 645
Metsi Presidential Suite | per child per night 3-15 yearsZAR11 716
Molelo Presidential Suite
(1-4)
Rates and Tariffs
Molelo Presidential Suite | per person per night sharingZAR30 200
Molelo Presidential Suite | single rate per nightZAR15 100
Molelo Presidential Suite | per child per night 3-15 yearsZAR12 080
Additional couple occupying second bedroom pays 75% of the per person sharing rateZAR22 650
Exclusive use of Molori
(1-14)
Rates and Tariffs
Per nightZAR210 000
* Please noteChildren 0-2 years stay for free
 
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