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Thakadu River Camp

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Brilliant food in Thakadu River Camp, our best in South Africa so far. Apart from that, also the tents are well equipped and we had a nice feeling in there. As mentioned in other reviews, higher numbers can be as far as 300-400 metres from...More

Thank ManaPet
Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 28 November 2017

Dear ManaPet Thank you for your review and comments. We are glad to see that you did enjoyed your stay at Thakadu River Camp and hope to receive you back as returning guests.

Reviewed 18 November 2017

After quite a long trip via an unpaved road we were completely suprised by the warm and professional welcome. We enjoyed our stay at Taduku from the first moment. The only thing to complain was the guide during the game drives. He answered questions quite...More

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Thank Carola F
Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 28 November 2017

Dear Carola F Thank you for your visit. We take note of your comments and will action accordingly. It was a pleasure to host you and we are looking forward to welcome you back as returning guests.

Reviewed 5 November 2017

My husband and I spent a weekend at Thakudu River Camp. We absolutely loved every minute, such an experience and a real feeling of being out in the bush. Food was excellent and staff very helpful and friendly. We were very impressed with our game...More

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Thank janeyney
Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 6 November 2017

Dear janeyney We are glad to see that you loved Madikwe Game Reserve and had an awesome time and experience at Thakadu River Camp. We are looking forward to welcome you back as returning guests.

Reviewed 4 November 2017

Game drives where of a high quality and rangers are very qualified with a good experience and humor. Lodge is of a very good overall quality and food is excellent. I can only recommend this lodge and the Madikwe game reserve.

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Thank Michel S
Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 5 November 2017

Dear Michel S We appreciate your review and recommendation. It was a pleasure hosting you. We hope to receive you back as returning guests at Thakadu River Camp.

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We spent 4 days in Thakadu. It was our first safari. Would recommend flying into Madikwe instead of driving. Nov is the start of malaria season and we found out Madikwe is Malaria free. The resort, staff and food were amazing. The rooms were perfect....More

Thank blukacs2002
Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 5 November 2017

Dear blukacs2002 It was a pleasure hosting the four of you. We are glad that we had the opportunity to make your first safari a special experience. We hope to see you back as returning guests in future.

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Dani L
25 January 2018|
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Response from Elle D | Reviewed this property |
Yes yes. There is a game drive in the morning and afternoon. Just phone the lodge and confirm the times. Their customer service was great.
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Mishy77
6 January 2017|
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Response from Hanlie L | Property representative |
Connection is not always strong but you will be able to connect with 3G.
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8 September 2016|
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Dear Janloubse Yes the rate include two game drives per day.
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"If you need to be close to reception nd facilities, you need to stick to rooms 1 to 4 max. the rooms are..."
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"We were given Tent number 2 as requested - a manageable distance from the Lodge/swimming pool/pick up area..."
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"Tents 6 onwards are a bit of distance from the main building so request a nearer tent if you need to."
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"Some rooms are quite far away from the lobby. From the last room #12 it takes about 5 - 7 minutes walk. But..."
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