Marataba is an easy 3.5 hour drive from Johannesburg.
MORE reservations may also take care of transfers on your behalf in an air conditioned vehicle between Johannesburg and Marataba, as well as between Madikwe Safari Lodge and Marataba. There is a private airstrip available to guests staying at Marataba for private charter flights. MORE reservations may also book these flights on your behalf, and would be happy to furnish you with a comprehensive quotation.
Air transfers to Marataba
Guests can fly directly into Marakele National Park, landing at the Matla Mamba Airstrip. The airstrip is a 25-minute drive from Marataba Safari Lodge and an hour’s drive from Marataba Mountain Lodge. Both lodges offer complimentary transfers in open safari vehicles.
Mara-Dikwe Air Taxi
MORE has partnered with Angel Gabriel Aeronautics to offer a daily Air Taxi service connecting Grand Central Airport (Midrand, Gauteng), Marataba South Africa, and Madikwe Safari Lodge. A complimentary shuttle service is available to transport guests between O.R. Tambo International Airport (Johannesburg, Gauteng) and Grand Central Airport. The Air Taxi can be booked through our reservations team.
Unique Air operates a Safari Link scheduled air-transfer service connecting lodges in Marataba Game Reserve, Madikwe Game Reserve, Sabi Sand Game Reserve and Welgevonden Game Reserve.
Land transfers between Madikwe and Marataba
MORE provides a transfer service between Marataba and Madikwe Safari Lodge. The transfer takes approximately 2 hours. This service can only be booked directly with MORE reservations.