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    Tau Game Lodge

    Madikwe Game Reserve 2581, South Africa
    011 27 87 550 9615
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    Reviewed 24 September 2016

    I was so happy with everything about this hotel and safari experience. Hotel-wise the lodge is beautiful and clean and in a super relaxing setting. I went in late May/early June and there were minimal bugs. The rooms and bathrooms are clean. Food was great....More

    Thank bill1234567892016
    Reviewed 22 September 2016

    Many people who want to go on safari in Africa naturally gravitate to Kruger but Madikwe game reserve on the South African/Botswana border is in my view equally good and in some ways better. And within Madikwe is the wonderful Tau Lodge. Everything about this...More

    Thank peter18152013
    Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

    Every year for 16 years we have been doing a yearly bush trip as a group of 5 couples. We have tried many lodges in sabi , thorny bush , Kruger and Zambia. This lodge is by far the most outdated and not to the...More

    3  Thank Lelajohannesburg
    Reviewed 13 September 2016

    The lodge is located at a waterhole in the gated Madikwe game reserve. All bungalows have a view on the waterhole. The rangers guiding the observation tours are very knowledgeable and take you close to the big fives. The advantage of a gated reserve is...More

    Thank Walter G
    Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

    My hubby treated me to a surprise night away at Tau Game Lodge, Madikwe, for my birthday. Wow! What an amazing experience. Great game drive, great staff (Special mention to Nicky who made our stay and experience so amazing and unforgettable. To our ranger Mike,...More

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    • Restaurant
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    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
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    • US$ 592 - US$ 669 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 30
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    • North-West Province >
    • Madikwe Game Reserve
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    TanyaCohen24
    13 July 2017|
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    Response from Barbara B | Reviewed this property |
    We were in the same situation and decided to stay at Matla. Best decision ever. Staff is fabulous, rooms are so much better than at Tau and you still have a small water hole in front of the main building to watch animals... More
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    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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    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
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    "Lodge n.5 has great view on the water hole"
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    "We stayed in the zebra room and our girls had the Giraffe room, Perfect!"
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    "Every room is actually a stand-alone cabin on the watering hole, they are all great"
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    "All rooms are well appointed and front on a gae watering hold where wildlife congregates throughout the day."
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