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    Monwana Game Lodge

    | Thornybush Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    1 - 5 of 215 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Being our first safari and not having any idea what to expect it turned out to be beyond our expectations. The safari drives thanks to Doc and Rennico were amazing and they endeavored to show us the Big 5 plus more, with us coming away...More

    Thank PrioryII
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Monwana Game LodgeResponded 3 days ago

    Hi there PrioryII, thank-you so much for leaving this review. I'm so thrilled that we were able to meet your expectations - it can be tricky knowing what to expect when you've never been on a safari before, but how wonderful that you had such...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    Judith and I spent three nights at Monwana as part of an extended tour of South Africa. The lodge was recommended by Audley, our tour organisers. It lived up to its billing. Firstly, the location is great, in the heart of Thorneybush game reserve. It...More

    Thank Munrosaxman
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Monwana Game LodgeResponded 3 days ago

    Hi there Munrosaxman, thank-you so much for leaving this review. I'm thrilled that you and Judith had a wonderful time at Monwana lodge, and that you managed to see everything you'd hoped to see. I've noted your comment regarding the Wifi and I'll make sure...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    My husband and I have just returned home from a three week magical holiday in Namibia and South Africa. Our final destination to Monwana Lodge was the icing on the cake! Shelley and the team warmly welcomed us to the sound of a beating drum,...More

    Thank lesleyannkirkman
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Monwana Game LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Hi there lesleyannkirkman, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this review. How thrilled we are to know that you had a wonderful time here with us at Monwana Lodge. Hope to see you again at some point in the future. Take care.

    Reviewed 7 September 2017

    Spent 3 nights at Monwana with my father and was able to get in a total of 6 safaris (1 evening sarari upon arrival, 2 safaris on each full day, and 1 safari on day of departure). Doc and Jeffrey, our ranger and tracker, were...More

    Thank Mike Y
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Monwana Game LodgeResponded 8 September 2017

    Hi there Mike Y, thanks so much for taking the time to leave this review. We're thrilled that you had a good stay here with us. Take care.

    Reviewed 3 September 2017

    Everything about our stay at Monwana was fantastic. By the end of our 2N/3D stay, the staff felt more like family! Everyone was extremely friendly and helpful. The rooms are luxurious and the food is amazing. Tammyn was graceful enough to accommodate our food preferences...More

    Thank Arjun G
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Monwana Game LodgeResponded 8 September 2017

    Hi there Arjun G, thanks so much for leaving this review. How wonderful that you got to see the Big 5 more than once AND wild dog - such a treat! Glad you are able to tick one more thing off your bucket list :)...More

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    • US$ 687 - US$ 865 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
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    • Kruger National Park >
    • Thornybush Private Game Reserve
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    • Monwana Game Lodge Thornybush Private Game Reserve, South Africa
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    michellemilash
    18 September 2017|
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    Response from Candice W | Property representative |
    You can email them through the Thornybush Collection Fan page on Facebook @ThornybushGameLodge.Official
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    9 September 2017|
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    Response from PaulPauwen | Reviewed this property |
    The jeep can take up to 9 pax. We were only 4 on our trip
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    John W
    29 July 2016|
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    Response from ThornybushLimpopo | Property representative |
    Hi John, Monwana Game Lodge is in a private reserve and no drives are permitted unless you're staying at one of the Thornybush lodges i.e we do not allow day visitors... We are considered to be in a malaria low risk region..
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