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Makalali Private Game Lodge

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Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

Literally the best experience of my life with my newly wedded wife... We received a warm welcoming by the team, the atmosphere was great, the rooms were super clean and made twice per day by the house keeping. "bed nets" to prevent mosquitos, beautiful terrace...More

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Response from JohnDiasFerreira, General Manager at Makalali Private Game LodgeResponded February 2, 2015

Dear Kumait Hope that you are both well and enjoying the rest of your honeymoon? Thank you so much for taking the time to write up on Trip Advisor! We really appreciate it and of course are really happy that we were able to cater...More

Reviewed January 7, 2015

Our ranger team Rams and Musa were superb! They accoomdated requests to see all wildlife - even down to showing us the wild rabbits, the chameleon on the night drives and taking us to the hippo pools!More

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Response from JohnDiasFerreira, General Manager at Makalali Private Game LodgeResponded January 16, 2015

Dear Valued Guests Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback. We are really glad that you enjoyed your safari experience with us. I will definately pass your compliments on to the safari team. Hoping you took lots of great photos to boast about!! Wishing...More

Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

We received a warm welcome by the staff of camp three, and had great adventures with ranger Wise and spotter Pilot. With their skills and stories they made our safari unforgettable. Pilot's eagle eyes spotted a leopard, and Wise doesn't let you down when you're...More

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Response from JohnDiasFerreira, General Manager at Makalali Private Game LodgeResponded December 31, 2014

Dear Felix Thank you so much for your kind words about Makalali. The team here try really hard to ensure that all of our valued guests have an enjoyeable safari experience. Wise and Pilot will be well pleased with your compliments as will the rest...More

Reviewed December 21, 2014

Please be aware of that you are around wild animals. You are living with the animals 24hours a day which means that you always will find something new when you are coming out from your room in the morning or in the dayMore

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Response from JohnDiasFerreira, General Manager at Makalali Private Game LodgeResponded December 31, 2014

Dear Oscar and family! Hope that my response finds you all safely home along with some great shots from your safari? Thank you for taking the time to write up about Makalali. We really appreciate all input to ensure we offer our valued guests a...More

Reviewed December 19, 2014

I stayed here for 3 nights in November. We were picked up in Hoedspruit by Amos who was very friendly and stopped along the way when animals were sighted. We arrived at the reception area where we checked in and were immediately made to feel...More

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Response from JohnDiasFerreira, General Manager at Makalali Private Game LodgeResponded January 1, 2015

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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Room Service
Airport Transportation
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Response from Rajeeka | Reviewed this property |
I believe kids are allowed as I saw many families. However did not see babies. Game drives are great and you are able to see the Big 5 However you need to stay a minimum of 3 nights to ensure you see all of them.
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Response from Mom-likes-travelling | Reviewed this property |
I was a guest there - yes I think they did. Although bring cash for tips
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"If you stay in Makalali Main Lodge, the upstairs rooms all seemed great with sweeping views across the bush."
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