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Maninghi Lodge

37 reviews
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Overview
5 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
12 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Maninghi Lodge is situated on the banks of the Olifants River in the Northern section of Balule Nature Reserve, which is open to the Kruger National Park. Our fully furnished self-catering lodge has the 'The Big 5' within the reserve, and is a bird watcher's paradise. Relax, and enjoy viewing animals coming down to drink...Maninghi Lodge is situated on the banks of the Olifants River in the Northern section of Balule Nature Reserve, which is open to the Kruger National Park. Our fully furnished self-catering lodge has the 'The Big 5' within the reserve, and is a bird watcher's paradise. Relax, and enjoy viewing animals coming down to drinkMore
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Private Garden
A Winter Sun Getaway
Ceiling Fans
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Water Views
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Waterfront
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Patio
Deck
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had only 1day to stay at this lodge.We very much enjoyed our stay even though drought conditions caused a paucity of animal sightings .However,the stay was worthwhile as we spotted a family of cape hunting dogs on 2 separate safari outings...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank vet20002018
Reviewed September 3, 2018

From the warm welcome to the wonderful location with rolling lawns to the Olifants River where a host of animals wandered down to the river, Maninghi Lodge was definitely a highlight of our visit to South Africa. We had one magical day when the elephants...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank ClanCarruthers
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Reviewed May 18, 2018

We loved staying at Maninghi Lodge and felt really welcome. The view of the river is magnificent. It was always a surprise which animals would visit that day. The food was great and Francois (one of the owners) was really friendly and did everything to...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank BirgitK369
Maninghi L, VR Owner at Maninghi Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2018

Dearest Birgit Thank you so much for your kind review, we truly appreciate it! We are thrilled you had a wonderful time with us, and hopefully we will see you again soon! Warmest Regards, Maninghi Lodge

Reviewed May 8, 2018

Stayed for two nights, but wish it was more. The place and the location is breathtaking. You wake up in the morning with the sunset over the river just about 50 meters away with a panorama view with the possibility two view all the big...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Ivar F
Maninghi L, VR Owner at Maninghi Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

Dearest Ivar, Thank you so incredibly much for your wonderful review! It was an absolute pleasure having you share Maninghi Lodge with us and we do hope to see you again soon! Warmest, Maninghi Lodge

Reviewed March 18, 2018

Perfect location on river bank. Staff outstanding and relaxed. Very enjoyable. Will definitely return.

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank Steve120
Maninghi L, VR Owner at Maninghi Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

Dearest Steve120, Thank you so much for your kind review! We look forward to hosting you again soon :) Warmest, Maninghi Lodge

About the Owner
Maninghi L
Languages spoken:English, Dutch
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2015
Interaction with guests
Staff are onsite if the guests require anything.
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About the neighbourhood
Around the lodge there is plenty to do from game and bird watching, photography or join us on a guide game drive or walk within Balule Nature Reserve. With plenty of local attractions in the area, spend the day visiting the Kruger National Park, Blyde River Canyon, Khamai Reptile Park, Moholoholo Rehabilitation Centre and Echo Caves, to name a few. Let Maninhgi Lodge be your affordable nature escape away from home.
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