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MBIDI Resort & Animal Sanctuary

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Good stop for food and day touring

We had the opportunity to visit Mbidi Resort while in we were in the area. The restaurant in my... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Viv S
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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I noticed some bad reviews by members of the public. Then I saw an award from a professional body... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
AldrinO2
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“Good stop for food and day touring”
1 Jun 2018
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Stoffberg Road | Ramela Ranch, Loskopdam, Middelburg 1055, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the opportunity to visit Mbidi Resort while in we were in the area. The restaurant in my opinion served a better variety of food and it was very tastefully prepared. The staffs were very friendly and our waiter Solly was most helpful. We...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Viv S
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

I noticed some bad reviews by members of the public. Then I saw an award from a professional body and I decided that it will go on to my bucket list.

Date of experience: February 2018
5  Thank AldrinO2
Reviewed 30 May 2018

We came here 6 years ago and it was a lovely destination however - things have gone terribly wrong with new management. I would suspect that population control got out of hand. Pro's Restaurant served great food. Animals. Con's Lions are in poor condition -...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Mostlynicky
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

It is a pretty small farm with free roaming poultry. The farm has a handful of bunnies which are very hungry, constantly looking for food handed by visitors. There is a lactating bunny mommy who has no food or hay in the little cage that...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Di D
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Disgusting - do not visit. This place is heartbreaking and backward in it's attitudes towards beautiful wildlife. From the solitary vervet monkey in a tiny enclosure to the miserable looking lions and the birds in small cages, unable to fly. We left as soon as...More

Date of experience: August 2017
5  Thank GregWhitehouse
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

This was our 3rd visit to Mbidi Ranch. Sad to say that since our last visit it is going backwards. It is a animal sanctuary with lion and tiger but loud music is played over a speaker system which is really irritating. If people want...More

Date of experience: June 2017
7  Thank CliffardG
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Planning on doing a little family outing, why not try Mbidi Lodge by Loskop dam.? It is not expensive, fun to be had by all. From seeing the lions in den by the parking, to seeing the monkeys misbehaving, to viewing the rest of the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank natashadelport3132
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Great braai areas, many lions, tigers, bear cub etc, in rehab. Well taken care of. We even swam with one of the tigers! Great for any age

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank voyagersolo
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Great place to spend the day. Bring towels to enjoy pool. Great restourant. Lion interaction for R40 Entrance R50. Lion interaction a bit scary as lions is too big! Place in need of some upkeep

Date of experience: November 2016
3  Thank Koen K
Reviewed 24 July 2015

execellent day out, though the lodfe does offer accomaodation, restuarant onsite serves suberb food, also catering for vegetraian, the lodge also has a braai are and picnic area fot day visitors with a play ground, the lodge is home to lions tigers, cheetah, snakes, there...More

Date of experience: July 2015
5  Thank karen c
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