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Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Loved the whole experience from the eco - natured vibe of this place to the owner, Chris and his manager, Greg, who greeted you after EVERY game drive - which were spectacular- to the amazing food and staff who were friendly and made you feel at home. Don't be put off by no running water - you can have a...

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Caroline L, Owner at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Robyn R Thanks so much for your review and recommendation! Poor old Harry, he really is ancient :) Hope to have you and your dad back with us again. Best eco regards Caroline Lucas

Orange, Australia
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

Visiting family in South Africa they arranged a trip to Mosetlha as a treat - and what a treat it was! Accommodation is simple but comfortable and the whole bush camping experience well explained and a whole lot of fun. The staff went out of their way to make us welcome and it felt more like being a guest in...

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Caroline L, Owner at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Wirraburra Thank you for this review. I am so glad you felt so at home with us. And that you like the home style food - we pretty much have four menus, all of which are prepared on the open fire, so you would eventually see a repeat :) Yes, the magical Madikwe wildlife is definitely the main reason...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 25 September 2015

If you are looking for a malaria free safari with knowledgeable guides and great game viewing close to Johannesburg/Gaborone look no further. The rustic charm of this family run eco-lodge is a winner! The family who own this lodge and their staff go out of their way to make you feel welcome. While Madikwe is not the largest reserve on...

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Caroline L, Owner at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Brittbai Thanks so much for this great review! You've covered pretty much everything and I love that you highlighted the ability for guests to digitally detox (without being completely stranded and without their emails :) ). So delighted that you have a budding wildlife photographer. Hope to see you again soon - maybe later this year? Thanks and best...

Geneva, Florida
Reviewed 23 September 2015

I would reiterate all the wonderful things other reviewers say, and as several give details of the camp and how it runs, I will not repeat their descriptions. The camp is fantastic, the staff is wonderful, guides are very knowledgeable, the food is great, and the whole overall experience was fabulous. We had only a short time in South Africa...

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Caroline L, Owner at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Dear mvandeho Thanks so much - and thank you to your friends for recommending us :) We look forward to seeing you again when you're back in SA. Thanks and best eco regards Caroline Lucas

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 21 September 2015

My teenage daughter, my sister and I spent one night here in August. Oh, how I wish we could've spent more time! Our stay was simply amazing. We had two huts that shared a wall a short walk from the impeccably clean composing loo and donkey-boiler showers (which, because we spent one night, did not use). After a short drive...

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Caroline L, Owner at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Sueisme Thank you so much for this perfect review - it feels like you were there for so much longer than just one night :) Thanks for mentioning that you slept warm and cozy - I think people are sometimes a bit fearful of the cold nights! We hope next time to see you for a bit longer? Thanks...

England
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Mosethla is an eco lodge. That means no electricity or piped water. Instead the camp is lit by over a hundred paraffin lamps. Solar lamps are used to light your lodge room and a donkey boiler for hot water that you carry and pour into an overhead shower tank. The camp has two solar powered electric wires to prevent elephant...

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Caroline L, Owner at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kidmore Thanks so much for this lovely review - perfect explanation of what Mosetlha is all about :) Hope you do come back again and again and look forward to seeing you soon! Best eco regards Caroline Lucas

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 September 2015

This year was different to last, as this was a winter trip compared to summer last time. It's not better or worse because of the time of year, just different. Again, I brought a group of our UK university students and staff after their volunteering trip to Botswana, and they were utterly amazed at what they experienced. We saw everything...

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Caroline L, Owner at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Tony Thanks so much for your review and many kind observations :) We look forward to your trips back with us again this year. Thanks and best eco regards Caroline Lucas

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 14 September 2015

A fabulous place to stay. An experience that you should not pass. You will feel a part of nature and among great friends. Staff are more than attentive and welcoming. Our safari rides were best that we have experienced...and we have had many living in South Africa for the past two years.

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Caroline L, Owner at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Dear EvijaVV Thank you for your short and sweet review that pretty much covers everything! Hope to see you back. Best eco regards Caroline Lucas

Reviewed 14 September 2015

Great camp, in the midle of the bush. Great food, great people, great professional guides and impressive game viewing! An experience which you will talk and think about long after your stay. A place to be!

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Caroline L, Owner at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Roger M Thank you! I hope you are still talking and thinking about it - and coming back for another visit soon :) Thanks and best eco regards Caroline Lucas

London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2015

This is my third visit to Mosetlha and the first where we were privileged enough to book the whole camp as the Back to Basics Experience. The camp can support up to 23 people across the 10 cabins, provided you are not afraid to share - we had 18 in total (some couples, some singles and a father and son)....

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Caroline L, Owner at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Heather O Thank you so much for your wonderful, kind words about the Bush Camp - and please know that we love having you with us for your brilliant Back to Basics workshops. We are so looking forward to seeing you in September (we're already all fighting over who gets to work that week because we all want to...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mosetlha, nestled right at the heart of Madikwe Game Reserve and its only genuine eco lodge and authentic bush camp, is unfenced, rustic and intimate. Comfy beds in raised wooden cabins, oil lamps, traditional bush meals prepared on the open fire, a donkey boiler for hot safari showers and twice daily game drives in open 4x4s with expert guides, promise you a true wilderness experience. Come get the dust of Africa on your feet ... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge

Address: Mosetlha Bush Camp, Madikwe Game Reserve 2146, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Price Range: ₹ 12,975 - ₹ 16,868 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“These are all raised rooms with thatched roofs, and any one is great.”
554leee, 11 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms sufficienlty spacious, comfy beds, mosequito nets, corner rooms abit more vulnerable to noise of birds etc.”
811delian, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“all rooms are excellent!! superecomendo”
  • our room - lovely
93renatam, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Mosetlha offers great value for a stay in Madikwe, there's really no need need to pay more for an excellent wildlife experience...”
  • Guest accommodation is of wooden construction, raised on stilts.
chriskT4465RP, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are allocated and all the same”
P8785OKannem, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
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