Morukuru River House


Morukuru River House, a luxury three-bedroom exclusive-use safari house, is perched on the banks of the main perennial Marico River in Madikwe Game Reserve. Your hospitality team, led by your experienced host and guide, look after you in consummate style from their first welcome smile to your final farewell wave.
Morukuru River House operates sustainably off-grid using solar power.

Accommodates 64

Safari escape

Aside from its generous size, exquisitely appointed Morukuru River House is akin to Morukuru Owner’s House in every wondrous way.  Experienced personal Chef, butler, housekeepers, safari guide and tracker, provide you with the ultimate malaria-free safari in Madikwe, South Africa.  A wooden walkway links secluded Owner’s House to River House, making for a private, spacious exclusive-use safari escape.

Family hideaway

Morukuru River House comprises three double en-suite bedrooms. Each features a super-king size bed, romantic gas fireplace, cooling and heating air-conditioning, full bathroom with bush views, outdoor shower and tree-shaded private deck. Four children (under 16) bunk in the fun, comfortable family room (study). Enjoy state-of-the-art satellite TV, Playstation, computer with internet and DVDs.

Morukuru Family Madikwe


  • Airconditioning
  • All-inclusive
  • Boma
  • Children's bedroom
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Electronic safe
  • Fully staffed
  • Private safari vehicle
  • Private swimming pool


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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 Owner’s House

Madikwe Game Reserve

Exclusive-use two-bedroom private bush house on the Marico River, ideal for couples or a malaria-free family safari. Extended capacity with Morukuru River House next door.

Accommodates 4


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