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Special Price: 15% off during June 2018
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Special Price: 15% off during June 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing place and staff. Rooms are a little bit small though, and the lighting is a little bit dim. Our ranger Declan was very nice and aware of the game reserve. We unfortunately faced a problem when we wanted to pay for our stay. We...More

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Response from taugame, Public Relations Manager at Tau Game LodgeResponded 6 days ago

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review, and thank you for your comments. As we are based in a remote area and are not close to any banks, we unfortunately cannot offer our guests a favorable foreign currency exchange rate, as this...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family spent a memorable long weekend at Tau at the end of April. I have no reservation about recommending it. The setting next to the waterhole (more like a lake and wetland) was ideal. During the day between game drives, we could sit on...More

Thank Pikap39
Response from taugame, Public Relations Manager at Tau Game LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your kind review, we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us! Thank you for mentioning the water hole in front of the lodge, it does provide some unique viewing opportunities. We look forward to seeing you at the lodge...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a wonderful three days at Tau and I have to say it is some of the best game sightings we’ve had in recent years. Ignatius went out of his view to ensure that each drive surpassed the one before. However, the game viewing...More

Thank clksafa
Response from taugame, Manager at Tau Game LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for taking the time to post this review and your kind words – we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a pleasant stay at Tau game lodge in Madikwe the April long weekend. The management was absolutely superb, friendly helpfull staff and our game ranger was so experienced and informative. We saw fantastic close up wild life. Accommodation and food fantastic. Will...More

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Response from taugame, Public Relations Manager at Tau Game LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks Carinne, for taking the time to write a review, and thank you for your comments, much appreciated! We hope to welcome you back in the near future :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After having experienced an adventure filled self drive Kruger holiday, I didn’t have high expectations of staying in a Game Lodge where you weren’t able to drive at your own pace. Oh, how I was wrong! Tau Game Lodge is a slice of heaven in...More

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Response from taugame, Public Relations Manager at Tau Game LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and your kind comments! Many thanks for staying with us, we are delighted that you enjoyed the visit and that you saw such good game. Derek is delighted that you enjoyed your drives with him, we agree he is very...More

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Airport Transportation
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US$ 466 - US$ 831 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Peter K
15 April 2018|
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Response from taugame | Property representative |
Good day, you can tip by credit card or cash, either way will be much appreciated by the Rangers. (a guideline is around R 150.- per game drive per room, but this is completely at your discretion)
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TanyaCohen24
13 July 2017|
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Response from nadine z | Reviewed this property |
Just read your question. I am glad that you can already stay in Tau. So they managed to receive visitors even with the main building down. At Tau the waterhole is amazing to see hurdes of animals. The food was very nice. Of... More
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simona47
18 January 2017|
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Response from Walter G | Reviewed this property |
The best views are the ones closest to the Main Building 1 to 5. best regards, Walter
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"All the rooms face the watering hole - I was in room 8 and had a great view"
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"They are all great rooms. Depends if you want to be near the main lodge or the infinity pool. They all have..."
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"The lodge offers standard, luxury and family rooms."
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"Some rooms have poor waterhole views"
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