Daily Shuttle from Johannesburg to Madikwe


The daily transfers, authentic safari and adventure vacation packages, day trips, and shuttle services offered by Safari Link are created to fulfil all your needs while you travel across southern Africa.

When you book a shuttle service from Johannesburg to Madikwe Game Reserve with Safari Link, you can be confident that you will have an experience that is both memorable and enlightening because the staff is comprised of travel experts, wildlife guides, and environment enthusiasts who are all well skilled in their respective fields.

Although it is possible to visit Madikwe Game Reserve on one’s own, going with a respected tour operator like Safari Link can turn an ordinary experience into a truly memorable one.

The extensive understanding of southern Africa and its national parks and game reserves sets Safari Link’s staff apart from many other operators; therefore, tourists can look forward to an experience that are both hassle-free and memorable.

Safari Link provides services that include every facet of travel, from day-to-day transportation to overnight accommodations and everything in between.

Their specialists in travel are ready to provide you with the most memorable experience through a daily shuttle transfer from Johannesburg to Madikwe Game Reserve.

Despite being one of the less well-known parks, this “hidden gem” is widely considered as one of the top conservation places in Africa and provides guests with the opportunity to go on safari with the “Big 5”.

Madikwe is a malaria-free zone and it features a variety of opulent lodges in addition to community lodges.

Connecting Johannesburg with Madikwe Game Reserve through Daily Shuttle Services

Safari Link Southern Africa recognises how important it is to have a travelling experience that is well-organised and devoid of all worries, therefore they also offer private shuttles and safaris to South Africa’s national parks and private game reserves, including Madikwe Game Reserve.

This way you can experience all the comfort and luxury possible without having to stand in queues with other passengers or share your personal space with strangers.

Since the drivers who will take you there, are also trained and certified to serve as field guides, that can just add to your memorable safari experience.

A trained driver and guide will pick you up in a luxury vehicle and take you to your booked accommodation in the game reserve, and back – depending on the itinerary and details of your booking.

Your driver will pick you up from your hotel, guest house, or residence and transport you to the reserve, while a meet-and-greet service is available at no extra charge if you want to be picked up directly from the airport.

Daily shuttle transfers to Madikwe Game Reserve eliminate the hassle of renting a car for your safari or can save you money if you live in Johannesburg or Pretoria because it means no unnecessary mileage or wear and tear on your vehicle.

For first-time visitors from other countries who value their privacy, this is the ideal option since they can sit back, relax, and let their vacation begin the moment they board the luxurious transfer vehicle.

This type of daily transfer also saves you money since you do not need a car if you stay at a luxury lodge in the Madikwe Game Reserve. Because some lodges do not allow self-drive safari tours, your car will be parked in the hot sun in any case. If you use a rental vehicle, it is even more a waste of money.

OR Tambo International Airport is a large airport, foreigners can take advantage of the convenience of the driver of the transfer vehicle meeting them there. When you arrive, your booked driver will be waiting for you as you walk through the airport terminal. You do not have to waste any time looking for a car rental agency and picking up a rented car with all the admin that goes with that.

You just get into the transfer vehicle that will be waiting outside the airport terminal building, and your safari vacation begins right away – without any stress or hassles.

En route, during the four and a half to five hour drive, you will enjoy the breath taking scenery of South Africa’s north western Province until you reach Madikwe Game Reserve, the fifth largest game reserve in South Africa located close to the Kalahari Desert.

Included and Excluded in Your Package


Transport by private vehicle

Transport by air-conditioned vehicles

A local prepaid Sim Card (an optional choice)

In-car Wi-Fi (optional)


Baby or booster car seats

Entrance or access fees to the game reserve

What You Need to Know About Shuttle Services from Johannesburg to Madikwe Game Reserve

  • The fleet is comprised entirely of the most up-to-date models of vehicles, so you may travel in style and comfort the whole trip.
  • The drivers have in-depth knowledge of the route that the daily shuttle takes between Hoedspruit and Johannesburg and are able to enlighten passengers with some fascinating information as they go.
  • It is the responsibility of the passenger or the booking agent to make previous arrangements for collecting at their preferred drop-off location.

Other services offered by Safari Link

Safari Link also offer the following services:

Safari Link also offers Kruger Park Tours. 

Terms and conditions

Guests can select a pickup point and confirm the time with the local provider.

The travel time from Pretoria or Johannesburg to Madikwe Game Reserve varies depending on traffic, weather circumstances, and which lodge you are booked at. Travellers should allow for at least 1-hour on top of the travel time for stops.

  • Infant seats are available upon request and must be requested at the time of booking (Extra Cost)
  • You can cancel up to 24 hours before the transfer to receive a full refund.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the start time of the transfer, you will not be refunded.
  • No changes made less than 24 hours before the start time of the daily shuttle will be accepted.
  • The cut-off times are determined by local South African time.
  • It’s highly recommended that you take out comprehensive travel insurance for your holiday. This should include medical cover in the rare instance you’ll need to be airlifted from an accident site or your accommodation in Madikwe Game Reserve, and admitted to a nearby private hospital.

Schedule the daily transfers around your flight time and enjoy personalized attention and luggage assistance and the ability to tailor your itinerary to your specific needs and depending on your flight, you may have multiple departure times and locations.

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Why Choose Our DAILY SHUTTLE Services

We Make Transfers Fun And Educational

All of our drivers are qualified guides who share their knowledge and love for safari with their guests.

10 Years of Experience

Safari Link provides passionate, knowledgeable and professional service in the tourism industry.

Custom Packages

We offer unique and customizable tour packages to fit your budget and needs.