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All reviewsheated plunge poolwatering holegame drivesrooms are amazingwater holeanimal sightingsspecial requeststhe reservewild dogsan amazing experiencelarge decktotal privacyspa treatmentssafari lodgewithin hoursspecial thanksbush walk
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Our family truly had the most wonderful experience at Etali Safari Lodge! It was a highlight of our South African vacation! From the moment we arrived and Angie and the staff happily greeted us by name, we knew this lodge was a winner. We were...More

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Response from Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 4 January 2018

Dear Suzanne, Thank you for taking the time to write such a thoughtful and positive review of your stay with us in the Madikwe Game Reserve. It was an absolute pleasure hosting you at the lodge and we hope to see you again in the...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We were in Etali there 3 night. As we were 5 people we booked 2 different room (7 & 8). Both of them where water side. All was perfect. The rooms are very nice and well done , with a pure african style. You find...More

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Response from Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 30 December 2017

Dear Lucio, Thank you very much for the kind review and warm endorsement of your stay with us in the Madikwe Game Reserve. It was an absolute pleasure hosting you at the lodge and we hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Koos and...More

Reviewed 26 December 2017

We had a wondeful experience here. Before getting there we thought the price was too high for 2 nights but finally have absolutely no regret! Best travelling experience ever. Luxury. Amazing lodge and room. Lovely people, very professional. Special thanks for Lazaros, best ranger ever!...More

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Response from Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 27 December 2017

Dear Maya, Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review of your stay with us in the Madikwe Game Reserve. It was an absolute pleasure hosting you at the lodge and we hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, Koos...More

Reviewed 26 December 2017

Etali Safari Lodge is a fantastic place to stay when exploring Madikwe Game Reserve. My wife and I spend three nights there in early December 2017 and absolutely loved the experience. We arrived mid afternoon, after a long car journey, received a warm friendly welcome...More

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Response from Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 27 December 2017

Dear Peter, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us in the Madikwe Game Reserve. It was an absolute pleasure hosting you and your wife this december and we hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali...More

Reviewed 25 December 2017

The four nights I stayed with my dad at the Etali lodge were magnificent. The way the 'family' of the Etali staff were of service meant a great deal to us. But not only their sense of service was amazing, but their sense of duty...More

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Response from Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 26 December 2017

Dear Coen, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay with us in the Madikwe Game Reserve. It was an absolute pleasure hosting you and your father and we hope to welcome you again at Etali in the future. Kind Regards,...More

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simona47
March 25, 2017|
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Response from JonSyd | Reviewed this property |
Hi we just stayed there. its a short walk from the lodge , 2-3 min tops. Its probably the most private of the lodges, but it does not have a direct view of the water hole. It is however one of the " roads" taken by the... More
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September 1, 2016|
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August 31, 2016|
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Response from Andrew L | Reviewed this property |
All the rooms are lovely, but I think the only ones with a clear view are those near the waterhole. Remember though that the real opportunity to see animals are on the game drives in the morning and evening. During the... More
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"Room 5,6 and 7 (my personal favouite) All these rooms overlook the waterhole and are close to the main..."
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"Room 6 had a great view of the watering hole!"
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"There a a few suites that overlook the watering hole - some great sights from your balcony!"
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