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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing safari, will definitely be returning with my family. The staff are super friendly and helpful, The views from the rooms are beautiful, the food was fantastic! Definitely an amazing travel destination!More

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Response from guestrelations552, Guest Relations Officer at Madikwe River LodgeResponded today

Dear Sir/Madam Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences after your visit at Madikwe River Lodge and Madikwe Game Reserve. The fact that you mentioned our lodge without doubt, we love to read that you have enjoyed all the services that you...More

Reviewed April 23, 2018

Not impressed at all. Have been to other lodges in Madikwe, and you can't compare. The game drives were not up to standard, we drove the same roads for 3 days - the Park is so big. We could hear of other sightings and we...More

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Response from guestrelations552, Guest Relations Officer at Madikwe River LodgeResponded April 23, 2018

Dear Sir/Madam Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences after your visit at Madikwe River Lodge and Madikwe Game Reserve. There will be follow up on what you have raised in your review as your feedback is very valuable to us.Our main...More

Reviewed April 22, 2018

As a large 3 generation family group of 9 we had a wonderful time. The staff were so helpful at the lodge and they even made a super birthday cake and sang for our youngest granddaughter . Benson our driver and guide was so experienced...More

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Response from guestrelations552, Guest Relations Officer at Madikwe River LodgeResponded April 23, 2018

Dear Sir/Madam Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences after your visit at Madikwe River Lodge and Madikwe Game Reserve. The fact that you mentioned our lodge without doubt, we love to read that you have enjoyed all the service that you...More

Reviewed April 13, 2018

The safari was brilliant and the staff extremely helpful. The food was good and in particular the breakfasts. We had our own vehicle for 5 of us and Amos our guide made each safari special. We didn't see the leopard but go so close to...More

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Response from guestrelations552, Guest Relations Officer at Madikwe River LodgeResponded April 17, 2018

Dear Sir/Madam Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences after your visit at Madikwe River Lodge and Madikwe Game Reserve. The fact that you mentioned our lodge without doubt, we love to read that you have enjoyed all the services that you...More

Reviewed April 9, 2018

We stayed at two different lodges during our stay at Madikwe, (Tao and the River Lodge), on opposite ends of the park... I really liked the experience of both, and they both bring a different experience to the table... The River Lodge felt more personal...More

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Response from guestrelations552, Guest Relations Officer at Madikwe River LodgeResponded April 10, 2018

Dear Si/Madam Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences after your visit at Madikwe river lodge and Madikwe Game Reserve. The fact that you mentioned our lodge without doubt, we love to read that you have enjoyed all the services that you...More

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Marco P
March 25, 2018|
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Response from MK1Barry | Reviewed this property |
No platforms, and not many birds. But the open jeeps go near enough to the animals for great photos.
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rohmi17
October 16, 2017|
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Response from guestrelations552 | Property representative |
Good Day, thank you for taking the time to write to us, English is preferable at Madikwe River Lodge or any around as it is easy to communicate.Hope you going to enjoy your stay at the lodge. We cannot wait to meet you.
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aka_cookie
May 30, 2017|
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Response from Pertunia M | Property representative |
The minimum age for kids permitted on game drive is 7 years and above and below we offer them 1 hour kiddies game which start at 11h00 after breakfast and parents are welcome to join the kids.
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"Wonderful rooms"
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"Higher number lodges are close to the waterhole for animal spotting including lots of elephants"
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"If you want a different experience, ask for Chalet #17. It has an outdoor shower that overlooks the river."
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"Room 17 is an excellent location with views of animals around the river bed."
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