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Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and Spa

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Reviewed 28 November 2017

Big Thank you to John Gray and his team for a well spent holiday this past weekend, we had a great time, exceptional service from the team. all thanks to Lebo, Ednah, Helda, Martin & Makata who went all out to make sure that we...More

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Response from Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and SpaResponded 5 December 2017

Dear Thapelo I Greetings from Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa. We were honoured to have you staying with us. Thank you for the endorsement on Tripadvisor. We look forward to seeing you soon. Kind regards John Gray, General Manager, Cresta Mowana Safari Resort &...More

Reviewed 22 November 2017

Another awesome stay as usual - this being our 5th visit. Lovely setting, good food, friendly staff, great activities, with excellent birding & photographic opportunities on site. Definately will be back soon!More

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Response from Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and SpaResponded 5 December 2017

Dear 573elmaried It is always a pleasure to welcome you back to Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa. Thank you for your patronage over the last five years. We are honoured. We wish you happy travels and look forward to seeing you soon. Kind regards...More

Reviewed 19 November 2017

Had an amazing few days at Mowana. This is the perfect location for the Chobe National Park - right on the river with beautiful sunsets. We did both river and land safaris through the lodge ad they were amazing - great guides, very friendly. The...More

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Response from Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and SpaResponded 5 December 2017

Dear Dogandwolf On behalf of the team at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa, we would like to thank you for staying with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that you found the team warm and friendly. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 17 November 2017

This is the perfect location for the Chobe National Park and is situated on the river. Both river and land safaris were amazing and we did both twice , we saw and learnt so much but to be able just to chill around either of...More

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Thank GillWKiruna
Response from Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and SpaResponded 20 November 2017

Dear GillWKiruna Thank you for awarding Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa full marks on TripAdvisor. We look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards John Gray, General Manager, Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa

Reviewed 15 November 2017

This was my first of several safaris and the best. The guards were friendly and didn't rush us we had time to enjoy the animals and get plenty of pictures. Guest services Marvin was the best he needs to be promoted. they took really good...More

Thank Linda C
Response from Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and SpaResponded 20 November 2017

Dear Linda C. Thank you for awarding Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa full marks on TripAdvisor. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards John Gray, General Manager, Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa

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lovetotravel132016
22 July 2017|
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Response from Margaret A | Reviewed this property |
Sorry can't help you with this one but I'm sure the hotel will be able to tell you as we found them very helpful
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Sylvesta222
13 March 2017|
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Response from laurendan73 | Reviewed this property |
Hi - we were safaried out by the time we reached Cresta - so we didn't go on a safari but the boat cruise down the mighty Choebe River was excellent and we saw amazing game so I would definitely recommend that!
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Sylvesta222
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Response from Lindsay T | Reviewed this property |
The Safaris in the Chobe area are second to none, I suggest getting the boat cruise in the morning when the animal life is awakening and the water is like glass, but then again the sunsets from your boat whilst enjoying are... More
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