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Sanctuary Makanyane Safari Lodge

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Overview
Krokodildrift, Madikwe Game Reserve South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
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All reviews our honeymoon guide trevor an absolute legend night watchman his knowledge wild dogs the reserve game drives from start to finish floor to ceiling windows my husband and i have just roaring fire overlooking the river free standing bath falling asleep within hours every member of staff
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a tremendous time at Sanctuary Makanyane! The lodge was excellent, and the food was delicious. The service staff we friendly and very helpful and so was the management! Our guide Trevor was incredibly knowledgeable, and we thoroughly enjoy his company, his enthusiasm and...More

Thank brandtsafaris
Response from Garth K, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Makanyane Safari LodgeResponded 6 days ago

Thank you, Brandt Safaris, for your recommendation, it is greatly appreciated!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This lodge is situated in the Medikwe game reserve. There are 8 cabins that are private and open onto the river where wildlife abounds. Two game drives a day with each one seeing something different. The staff treat you like family and the guide we...More

Thank Julie B
Response from Garth K, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Makanyane Safari LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Julie for the review, we really appreciate your kind comments! Guests at the lodge are like family and we are always sad to see them leave!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having just completed 3 days and nights staying at this beautiful resort, all I can say is “awesome”. From the moment we arrived, we were treated like family and safaris, food and accommodation were memorable beyond belief. Kaizer, our guide, went out of his way...More

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Response from Garth K, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Makanyane Safari LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you left with happy memories!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Sanctuary Makanyane for part of our honeymoon. Every aspect - I don’t say this lightly - was perfection! We were greeted at the airport for our private transfer which was a mini game-drive as soon as we entered the reserve. The individual...More

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Response from Garth K, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Makanyane Safari LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your detailed review, your kind comments are greatly appreciated! Thank you also for staying at Makanyane during your honeymoon, we are so proud to be able to be part of your amazing memories for this special time. We were delighted that your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 nights, 2 days at Sanctuary on our honeymoon and it was the best few days of our lives. The accommodation is incredible (right in the middle of the game reserve), the food is delicious and the wine was fantastic. Staff were brilliant...More

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Response from Garth K, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Makanyane Safari LodgeResponded 1 week ago

"The best few days of your lives" - what a great compliment, thank you! We are so pleased to have been part of your honeymoon trip and that you enjoyed your experience with us as much as you did. We hope you can return too,...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Outdoor pool
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (504)
Room & Suite (112)
Dining (24)
Pool & Beach (12)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Questions & Answers
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ExcellentAdventures
May 20, 2018|
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Response from MakanyaneSafariLodge | Property representative |
There is generally a maximum of 6 guests per safari vehicle.
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ExcellentAdventures
May 20, 2018|
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Response from keithmK7511AE | Reviewed this property |
Maybe a tad late in replying to this but regarding the Tracker question - myself and a friend did book this, it was a safari walk with the guide who was excellent! We got very close to dozing cheetahs and to a pack of wild... More
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ashleygf
April 16, 2018|
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Response from 196michele | Reviewed this property |
We were taken by light aircraft and there was no issue meeting a 12.30 connection . You should check with your booking people about how they are intending to transfer you .
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Room Tips
"Have a massage on the deck and enjoy the outside shower!"
PennyHampson
3 weeks ago
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"Many of the rooms are on the river. Our sense was they were all good."
peacecorpparents
3 weeks ago
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"They're all good, all separated suites in an open lodge where certain wildlife roam through the grounds."
SusanM191
Oct. 7, 2018
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"Fold back the doors and relax in the bath watching the river life. Magical.!"
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Sep. 28, 2018
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