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    Thakadu River Camp

    Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
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    Reviewed 5 March 2017

    From the second we arrived we knew this place was special! The staff were warm, friendly and extremely accommidating and went out of their way to make our anniversary stay special. A private game drive was arranged for us as we were traveling with our...More

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    Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 8 March 2017

    Dear Adeles508 It was wonderful to have the opportunity to host you on your anniversary. We are glad that you did enjoyed the experience. We are looking forward to host you again in future.

    Reviewed 26 February 2017

    The area and game drives were very interesting, especially seeing lion families ar close range and elephants. Staff is very friendly and efficient. We had a lot of rain (mid februari), but seeing the game made up for it.

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    Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 1 March 2017

    Dear M8445ETjoc It was a pleasure hosting you. We are glad to see that despite the rain you still enjoyed your safari experience and stay with us. We hope to welcome you back as returning guests to Thakadu river Camp.

    Reviewed 19 February 2017

    My wife and I spent 3 nights and 3 days at Thakadu in November and had the most incredible time you could imagine. When we arrived at Thakadu we were warmly greeted and lunch was brought over to us which was very nice. When we...More

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    Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 24 February 2017

    Dear Frank C It is very rewarding to see that you enjoyed your Madikwe Game Reserve experience and your stay with us. It was a pleasure hosting you and a privilege to shear Madikwe wildlife with you. We would gladly welcome you back as returning...More

    Reviewed 12 February 2017

    We had an excellent stay here for 3 nights. There was really nothing which could have been better (ok, no WiFi but who needs that in the bush??). Food was delicious, every meal an absolut delight (and we are real foodies!!). The two daily gamedrives...More

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    Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 24 February 2017

    Dear a-million-miles-com Thank you for your review. Yes unfortunately our road is not in a good condition after well needed rain, glad you made a wise choice. It was a pleasure for the Thakadu Team to host you and we would love to see you...More

    Reviewed 6 February 2017

    We had a fabulous few days on safari at Thakadu. We picked it as it is owned and run by local people. The service was excellent and the food lovely - however the game drives were of course the highlight. Madikwe has a lot of...More

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    Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 7 February 2017

    Dear Dicksondick It was our privilege to share Madikwe beauty with you and a pleasure to host you as guests at Thakadu River Camp. We are looking forward to welcome you back as returning guests on your next trip to South Africa.

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    • US$459 - US$532 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    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.
    8 September 2016|
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    Response from Hanlie L | Property representative |
    Dear Janloubse Yes the rate include two game drives per day.
    Ken R
    6 July 2016|
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    Details are available on our web page.
    Room Tips
    "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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    "If you find it hard to get around try for a room near the lodge"
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    "Game driving not recommended for children under12"
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    "Zip your tent up the Monkeys are a nuisance! But Cute if you like them up close and personal"
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