Morukuru Owner’s House


Tucked beneath the leafy canopy of an ancient Morukuru (Tamboti) tree, on the banks of the fabled Marico River is Morukuru Owner’s House in the Madikwe Game Reserve. The experienced staff, host and guide team at this private safari house deliver a decadent malaria-free safari of a lifetime in South Africa.
Morukuru Owner’s House operates sustainably off-grid using solar power.

Accommodates 4

Contemporary design

Morukuru Owner’s House blends contemporary European style with African individualism. Explore the well-stocked wine cellar, intimate library and digital entertainment collection at your leisure. Wi-Fi is available.

Minimalist design imbued with elements of natural wood and stone invites inside-outside living. A wooden walkway links Morukuru Owner’s House and Morukuru River House. When twinned, they transform into an epic safari escape.

Honeymoon heaven

Ideal for honeymooners, couples or a small family, two-bedroomed Morukuru Owner’s House was designed by Morukuru’s owners’ as their exclusive retreat. Enjoy your pick of beautiful, private spaces to retire to or, to share with your people: the sparkling infinity pool and elevated sala offer you respite in a pristine natural setting.

Morukuru Family Madikwe


  • Airconditioning
  • All-inclusive
  • Boma
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Electronic safe
  • Fully staffed
  • Private safari vehicle
  • Private swimming pool
  • Wine cellar


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Guest referrals


  • Game drives

    Your dedicated safari team (comprising a private guide, tracker and exclusive use game vehicle) provide thrilling game drives in Madikwe. Children of all ages welcome.

  • Bushwalks

  • Hide sleep-out

    For those adventurous spirits we can arrange for a romantic sleep-out under the Madikwe stars at our hide, at no additional cost.

  • Bird watching

  • Wellness

    Treat yourself  to a Morukuru wellness therapy, possible in our sala overlooking the Marico River, at the poolside or, in your room for ultimate privacy.

  • Fishing

  • Drumming lessons

    Experience the beating heart of Madikwe as you drum to the rhythm of the bush.  For all ages, this unique activity is engaging and energetic.

  • Local dancers

  • Cooking classes

    Our Chef is always happy to welcome guests into the kitchen for a relaxed cooking class. Together, learn to prepare your favourite Morukuru Family dish.

Other accommodations Madikwe Game Reserve


Morukuru River House

Madikwe Game Reserve

Exclusive-use three-bedroom private bush house on the Marico River. Perfect for a malaria-free family safari. Extend capacity with Morukuru Owner’s House next door.

Accommodates 64


Morukuru Farm House

Madikwe Game Reserve

Exclusive-use five-bedroom private safari house with sprawling lawns.  Idyllic farmhouse retreat for a malaria-free multi-generational Madikwe family safari.

Accommodates 10