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Tau Game Lodge

Madikwe Game Reserve 2581, South Africa
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Apr 9 Apr 10
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    All reviews watering hole ranger mike outdoor shower game lodge large waterhole nice pool safari experiences various animals gravel road mosquito net self drive spa treatments electric fence overlooking the water bird life mind blowing open air incredible experience iggy tumi
    Reviewed 26 November 2016

    I have visited Tau twice, and both experiences have been excellent. The safaris are well done and lead by knowledgeable guides. The food is wonderful. The customer service really is above and beyond. The location of the bungalows on the watering hole makes Tau unique...More

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    Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

    I recently had the pleasure of visiting Tau Lodge for 3 days in November for my nephew's wedding. I cannot praise it high enough. Dylan, Mike and Murray our game rangers were superb, full of information and passion about the animals and environment and clearly...More

    Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

    My boyfriend Dan and I stayed for 3 nights at Tau Game Lodge and had the most amazing time. We were truly overwhelmed by this beautiful place. All the staff were fantastic, so friendly and welcoming and they couldn't do enough for us, we kept...More

    Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

    Our group ( family and friends) had an amazing trip to Tau lodge. The game viewing was excellent ( special thanks to our fantastic ranger Stuart). The accommodation was outstanding- loved the bed, outdoor shower, view of watering hole. The food was also very good....More

    Reviewed 13 November 2016

    We spent 4 amazing nights at Tau (not our first stay). The lodge is set in the beautiful park of Madikwe (In my opinion it is the best private park in SA). All rooms have a lovely balcony over looking the dam (waterhole) where the...More

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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Hello we r a family of 4 with kids 10 and 14. Which room numbers do u recomend wectake for the best viewing from the room also don't want to b too close to the main lodge
    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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    HI My wife and I will be staying at Tau Lodge from Thursday till Tuesday and are looking forward to an amazing experience. I would like to know how cold it is in the mornings and evenings on the game driver "Beanie cold" or just a normal jacket. Is the best way via the N4 Rustenburg or Magalies/Koster from Jhb. Regards Kohl
    28 March 2015|
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    Response from taugame | Property representative |
    Good day, at the moment it is not that cold yet, so a jacket will be enough it is only in May - July that you would need warmer clothes. We also provide blankets on the landrovers should you still need some extra warmth... More
    Meg D
    Is it an easy drive from Pretoria? Looking to rent a car and drive to the lodge. Once on the reserve, is the lodge easy to find?
    10 March 2015|
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    Response from taugame | Property representative |
    It is an easy 4 to 4.5 hour trip on the N4 via Rustenburg (tarred roads - partly toll roads). It would be best to use the directions given on the website as using a GPS can send you on "back roads" instead. From Zeerust... More
    Room Tips
    "The best rooms to book are #5 - 10. Best view of the water hole & much quieter."
    Nicolas C, 6 days agoRead review
    "The family suite (rooms 1+2) is the best, sleeps four."
    PHR67, 2 months agoRead review
    "The rangers cater for all your needs on game drives - warm blankets and ponchos were provided for bad weather."
    Matthew D, 2 months agoRead review
    "Do not accept the units either side of the main patio / dining area, as they get substantial noise from..."
    449joeg, 3 months agoRead review
    "We had room 26 near a small water hole, watering hole vistors included monkeys, crocs and warthogs."
    Kris819, 3 months agoRead review
    "Ask for room with a view ;)"
    Q9152CFmichellec, 3 months agoRead review
    "We had a cabin to ourselves with the outdoor shower. It was glorious."
    dotproduct, 3 months agoRead review
    "All the rooms have good views"
    Muhammed K, 5 months agoRead review
    "all rooms are in separate little lodges, with views over the watering hole."
    tmpaine, 5 months agoRead review
    "Avoid room 14 as it is too close to the open deck and staff and other guests at night"
    assan, 8 months agoRead review
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