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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We stayed for 3 nights safari recently. We cannot speak highly enough of warmth of welcome, service, quality of food, accomodation, plus the quality of the Rangers. We saw all of the animals on everyone's wish list close up including rhino and leopard (not hippo and crocs because they are not in this area). We all (Mum, Dad and 2...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2016

A luxury five star lodge with out a doubt, which constantly went way and beyond with its beautiful accommodation and unforgettable personalized service. The Lodge is absolute stunning. My favorite part was the relaxing water hole and out door dining area where I could literally sit out for hours on end. The atmosphere was just lovely thanks to the staff...

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Arnsberg, Germany
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Visited July 2016 (winter-season!) - had the time of our life and were pampered from very arrival. Superb location, super friendly staff, overwhelming knowledge and understanding from our Ranger (Cornelius Wessels, he was our kiddie's best friend when we left). We had Little Tuningi, which gave us that extra touch and possibility to retreat if wanted. Very best experience we...

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Wommelgem, Belgium
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Where do you go if you want to photograph the Big Five without too many cars and other tourists around ? Madikwe of course as this is a private game reserve. I had the pleasure of staying at Tuningi Safari Lodge twice: first on a private trip with my wife and a second time when I organized a photo safari...

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Cayenne, French Guiana
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

It' sour second stay in this lodge and it's always so good. It's the best if you travel with young children. Activities for them are planned during the lunch break. Room are very cosy, with a fireplace used during wintertime. The Rangers are very efficient and friendly, 2 games per day, special thanks to Cornelius who gave us the luck...

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Texas
Reviewed 24 July 2016

The lodge is comfortable and beautiful. I was received with a warm welcome. My main objective for my visit to the Madikwe Game Reserve was to increase my opportunity to view the amazing African Painted Wild Dogs. The trip was successful! I met my objective. However, even if I had not been fortunate enough to view the doggies, I would...

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We stayed at Tuningi during our visit to Madikwe and had an extremely memorable visit. It's a special place. We had a cottage overlooking a trail leading to a watering hole and saw a number of animals from the comfort of our balcony. They have two game drives everyday and their guides go out of their way to ensure the...

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Karratha, Australia
Reviewed 12 July 2016

A bit hesitant to share my review as I believe this is one of those (reasonably well) hidden jewels in South Africa. The lodge is just so inviting....everything about it is the stuff (safari) dreams are made of....so it's a great lodge but it has to be said the staff make it even better. Loved our five nights here -...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We have spent 5 magical days at Tuningi. We had the pleasure of staying at Tunungi as a couple about 10 years ago and returned with our twin boys of 12 years of age.It was a stunning family experience. From the moment we arrived, the warmth of the lodge embraced us. We stepped into our accomodation, with a view over...

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Port Chester, New York
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We were very very happy with our experience at Tuningi. The room was excellent, although as others have said, it's not pleasant when it's cold to have to shower outdoors. Actually, the shower is lovely. It's the getting back to the room that's painfully cold. Also, we found the lighting a little dim. It was a beautiful and large space,...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tuningi Safari Lodge, situated in the world renowned Big 5, malaria-free, Madikwe Game Reserve, proudly showcases this protected areas African success story in magnificent style! Tuningi offers guests superior accommodation enhanced by an impressive Big 5 safari experience and personalised service in a friendly and relaxed environment. The Lodge welcomes children and in doing so, avails them of the opportunity to experience the wonders of nature, wildlife and our delicate eco-system first-hand. ... more   less 

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Address: Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Price Range: $1,034 - $2,433 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Tuningi Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Tuningi Safari Hotel Madikwe Game Reserve
Tuningi Safari Lodge South Africa/Madikwe Game Reserve
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