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Kuala Lumpur
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We travelled with our two children and were accommodated with interconnected rooms. This lodge caters for children and is in a malaria free game reserve. They have child minders for younger children and do special late morning drives for younger kids. The food was average and the service was the same. The staff was friendly. It's a big lodge so...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

From the minute we arrived we were looked after like a king and queen. Our ranger, Ernie, was just unbelievably brilliant and found so many different animals. The whole staff are incredibly friendly and very much work as a family. Dinner in the bush was unforgettable, food delicious, spa treatments fantastic. Would highly recommend Tau for a safari.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 nights ar the lodge every minute was amazing. Our ranger Mike was superb and so knowledgeable and made our drives really special. Accommodation overlooking water hole where we saw elephants, zebras, giraffes and a crocodile ! Food plentiful and amazing and staff delightful. Throughly recommend .

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Godalming, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Once again a fantastic visit to Tau, this time with my parents for their first time in Africa and first safari - they now know why we love it and why we keep coming back to Tau. Great service from all the staff and amazing driving as ever - Madikwe is magic. Having private drives for five night stay makes...

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new york city
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent three nights here and feel so,so lucky to have been able to experience Madikwe. Lodging, food,hospitality, game drives, our terrific guide Kyle AND the animals!! Highly recommend visiting here. All parts of the Safari experience are handled first-rate. Food was delicious too. My best friend was celebrating her 60th birthday and they made a cake, sang to her...

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Saint-Tropez, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every cottage has a private veranda overlooking a much frequented dam. We enjoyed herds of ellies with babies, zebra, buffalo, giraffe all coming to drink without moving from our room. It is all very comfortable, the staff charming and helpful, and the country glorious after plenty of rain.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great lodge with every amenity you could want minus the slow wifi. The people are friendly and helpful, the rooms are very comfortable with a nice outdoor terrace and view. I enjoyed the private outdoor shower in the sunshine! The food was high quality and there's a good selection of beer and wine. Most important, our guide(Ernie)...

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Kimberley, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our third visit as a family and TAU never ceases to amaze us. Every trip more exciting and refreshing than the last. The friendly welcome from reception right through to the smiles and friendliness from the porters really makes one feel apart of a big family. Then Ernie happened... his love and passion for his job and the...

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Zug, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a tremendous 4 days at Tau, my wife and our 2 teenage kids. This was our first safari experience and we were in Stuarts very capable hands. He did an outstanding job of adding to our knowledge of the animals and was a great dinner host in the evening. Our son turned 16 and the staff laid on...

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Kigali, Rwanda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Madikwe is one of my favorite wildlife parks in South Africa. The safari experience is always amazing and even though it is very cold in the August, this is easily compensated by what you will see because animals are more active. Tau Lodge caters to larger groups of people. The atmosphere is great and lively and the rooms as well...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tau Game Lodge is a 5 star Game lodge Situated in “Big 5”- Malaria Free Madikwe Reserve. Accessible by scheduled flights, or a 4 hour drive from Johannesburg. Each of the chalets ensures privacy with its own viewing deck, the main lodge offers a Curio shop, Swimming pool as well as a lounge, bar, and dining area, all partially outdoors.The convention centre offers state-of- the-Art meeting facilities. At The Spa Oasis, guests are offered rejuvenating spa treatments, surrounded by the beauty of the African Bush. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tau Game Lodge

Address: Madikwe Game Reserve 2581, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Price Range: ₹ 28,847 - ₹ 47,582 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Tau Game Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Tau Game Hotel Madikwe Game Reserve
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“The best rooms to book are #5 - 10. Best view of the water hole & much quieter.”
NicolasC_13, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The family suite (rooms 1+2) is the best, sleeps four.”
PHR67, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The rangers cater for all your needs on game drives - warm blankets and ponchos were provided for bad weather.”
689matthewd, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Do not accept the units either side of the main patio / dining area, as they get substantial noise from people on the patio.”
449joeg, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We had room 26 near a small water hole, watering hole vistors included monkeys, crocs and warthogs.”
Kris819, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
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