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Madikwe Safari Lodge

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Reviewed 15 November 2016

The lodge is very luxurious, the game drives are excellent. Our guide, JP was marvellous. The staff tried very hard to satisfy our requests. Unfortunately we found that the variety and choice of foods served were not as good as we expected for a five...More

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Response from MOREfamily, General Manager at Madikwe Safari LodgeResponded 5 December 2016

Dear 'ALANGINS', We appreciate the time taken to post this review, and regret that we were unable to meet your expectations in respect of your dining experience at Madikwe Safari Lodge. I am confident that my team did their level best to accommodate you. Their...More

Reviewed 11 November 2016

First class, look no further! Fantastic all round, exceeded our expectations, the chef is a magician in the kitchen, the ranger was outstanding (make sure you ask for Billy, although I think they are all good) all staff were engaging. We will return.

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Reviewed 10 November 2016

We enjoyed a fantastic 3 night stay in the Lelapa Madikwe Safari Lodge, with the highlight being the wonderful room and exceptional service from Lebo in particular. We enjoyed some fantastic game drives with great sightings of wild dogs, elephant, rhino, hyena and black-backed jackal...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2016

A fantastic experience in Africa! Nice people, great food and services from a dedicated staff. I would certainly reccomend this lodge to you! We'll come back with the rest of the family. A nice atmosphere.

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Reviewed 6 November 2016

We have been to many lodges and on numerous wild excursions and this was one of the best ever. Our Ranger, Luke, was great. His knowledge and passion shines like a bright star and he made the trip worth the while. The staff and food...More

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Free Internet
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Breakfast included
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Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Airport Transportation
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US$1,170 - US$1,579 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$1,170 - US$1,579 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Jeff H
11 February 2018|
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Response from Anthoni v | Reviewed this property |
The lodges all undertake on- and off-road guided excursions with four wheel drive vehicles. No private 'off roading' takes place in the reserve.
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hafsabashir
19 December 2017|
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Response from jpa531 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely amazing experience for anyone any age!, our trip was in October and the weather was perfect, jackets in the early morning and evening, nice and warm in the afternoon. I would assume dec is very warm and August... More
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ddikelly
12 July 2017|
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Response from Johan C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for this late reply, I think a family lodge would be fine, you just need to ask management for an additional child's bed.
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