Matekula Country Retreat

Fish Eagle Oakwood Property Trust are the current developers of Matekula Country Retreat, having bought the property from Amtrad Developments (Pty) Ltd and Oakwood Ventures. This property was initially developed by Amtrad, part of the Anglo American group and has since been further developed by the current owners. There is planning permission for only ten lodges on its 1600 hectares. Seven lodges have been built to date and this offer relates to the last syndicated lodge being currently built on the property.

As part of the purchase Oakwood Ventures is now owned by Madikwe Investments (Pty) Ltd. Madikwe Investments is a company with considerable experience in the luxury bush lodge market and is the market leader in the Madikwe Game reserve in the North Western Province. Their booking agency company Madikwe Safaris handles bookings for all the lodges in the reserve, including their own lodges and their air charter company, Madikwe Charters operates from Grand Central airport.

Madikwe Investments and Oakwood Property Ventures are currently involved with several other top lodge developments in the Western Cape, Limpopo and Mpumalanga.