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Mabalingwe Nature Reserve

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Good place to stay.

I was provided with accommodation in the reserve while attending a conference nearby. On our... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ross S
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Howick, South Africa
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Great stay odd parking

Just spent a lovely week in unit 24. Very clean and comfortable. Parking just not great especially... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Thea M
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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R516 Rooiberg Road, Bela Bela 0480, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was provided with accommodation in the reserve while attending a conference nearby. On our arrival we were greeted by a plethora of sociable mongoose ,who are delightful little creatures and fairly tame too.there were also warthogs and Nyala, which are also daily tame and...More

Thank Ross S
Reviewed 20 August 2018

On our first drive from my sisters place to our accommodation we saw 5 rhinos, a pair and a trio, in differing places. We went on an evening game drive from our base at our accommodation and saw a beautiful sunset over a dam, several...More

Thank Michael O
Reviewed 13 August 2018

we went for a "game" drive but were not told that the 10am-12pm drive was the worst time of day when we booked. we were told by the driver when we started the drive. reception should tell you this to see as much game as...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Just spent a lovely week in unit 24. Very clean and comfortable. Parking just not great especially for a big vehicle. Thank you to Jason and Frans for great game drives and sharing your wealth of knowledge.

Thank Thea M
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Had a week's stay 3-10 August 2018 in Phiri camp no 98, and would definitely go back! House was clean, view over the dam and all that's needed in the house and kitchen. The game drives are affordable and very informative. We were fortunate to...More

Thank Erma L
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Great place for relaxed viewing. Went there in winter yet it was warm enough for shorts and t-shirt. Great views on the game drives. Many animals seen. Worth it

Thank Big_GWP
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Mabalingwe is one of those Wildlife reserves which are, something inbetween. One must say that there are really lovely coins in Mabalingwe, a bit away from the mainstream. But those destinations are very SOUTH AF, the people from pretoria are coming over the weekends to...More

Thank chimelu
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Responding to one of the comments below, I would like to advise guests that there is firewood for sale at the Farm Shop or "Plaaswinkel" next to the main swimming pool close to Reception. The shop is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every...More

Thank Leigh L
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Thank you for an amazing holiday. We booked our accommodation last minute and was welcomed with open arms. The chalets are very neat, tidy and up to date. The resort is very clean and we loved the game drives. The kids enjoyed the entertainment around...More

Thank Michelle V
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is a awesome place the pools are clean the restaurant is very nice and you can drive yourself to see the animals. I will stay there again

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Ruchane L
7 December 2017|
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Response from Mykal62 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ruchane It is always advisable to contact the resort directly for such information. They have specials and seasonal prices so I would never be able to give you that information. Thanks
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Liza V
27 May 2017|
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Response from louisl561 | Reviewed this property |
We were there again in December 2016 and we did not have any problems with safety. The chalets have been upgraded and are in excellent condition. They are cleaned properly everyday. The veranda(stoep) have been enclosed so... More
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