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    Sanctuary Makanyane Safari Lodge

    Krokodildrift, Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview

    • Excellent93%
    • Very good5%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
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    Fitness centre
    Spa
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    4 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 251 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Makanyane was our 6th Sanctuary Lodge stay. We were picked up at J'burg airport and driven the 4 hours there in a 4 wheel drive ( which was needed for the last hour on a very bumpy dirt road) and we flew back. We loved...More

    Thank rojaan1
    Response from MakanyaneSafariLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Makanyane Safari Lodge

    Wonderful game viewing! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at the lodge and hope to see you again soon - we still need to show you a Madikwe Leopard!

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed at the resort for three days--it was an amazing experience. From the food to the staff to the tours, everything was perfect Be sure to ask for Kaizer as your tour guide--there's no one better. (I'm sure all the tour guides are great,...More

    1  Thank Bradley G
    Response from MakanyaneSafariLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Makanyane Safari Lodge

    Many thanks, Bradley, for your review! Kaizer is very happy that you enjoyed your time with him him, we agree that he is an amazing guide!

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
    Google Translation

    Hotel excelente em todos os aspectos: conforto, funcionários, comida, decoração charmosa e etc. A localização fica em uma reserva privilegiada...More

    1  Thank carolrleite
    Response from MakanyaneSafariLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Makanyane Safari Lodge

    Thank you so much for your kind review, we hope to see you at Sanctuary Makanyane again soon!

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Wow, what an incredible experience we had on our 3 night stay. We arrived off our flight to Medikwe and was met by Darryn, our guide for our stay who turned out to be an absolute legend. His depth of knowledge about wildlife was amazing...More

    1  Thank Graeme B
    Response from MakanyaneSafariLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Makanyane Safari Lodge

    Thank you, Graeme, for your very kind review! We are so happy that you chose Makanyane for your safari and delighted that you had such a good time. We hope to see you again in the future!

    Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile
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    Die letzten 4 Tage unseres Urlaubes verbrachten wir in dieser fantastischen Lodge. Es war der krönende Abschluss! Man kann eingentlich...More

    Thank Nadin S
    Response from MakanyaneSafariLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Makanyane Safari Lodge

    Many thanks for your review, Nadin, we are very happy you enjoyed your time at the lodge!

    Madikwe Safari Lodge
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    Traveller (380)
    Room & Suite (68)
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    phoenix213
    When you go on the sleep out do you go after the evening drive? Then do you get the drive the following morning? We can't wait for our trip.
    25 March 2017|
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    Response from MakanyaneSafariLodge | Property representative |
    As special as the experience of a night at the hide is, we feel that it shouldn’t interfere with your game drives! So we recommend going on your evening drive, coming back to the lodge for dinner and then heading out to the... More
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    phoenix213
    We are booked for later in the year and have already reserved the sleep out. We were wondering if you provide night vision binoculars?
    5 March 2017|
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    Response from MakanyaneSafariLodge | Property representative |
    Many thanks for your question. We do provide a spotlight to view the game from the hide, but unfortunately do not provide night vision binoculars.
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    Graeme B
    Hi, we are looking for a bit of advice re luggage allowance on the Fed Air flights to and from Madikwe. We will be travelling over 2 weeks across the Garden Route so have planned 1 large suitcase each. What will be allowed to take on the flights? Thanks
    17 February 2017|
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    Response from MakanyaneSafariLodge | Property representative |
    Dear Graham We are looking forward to welcoming you to the lodge! There is a restriction on luggage on the Federal Air flights, passengers are limited to a maximum of 20kg of soft luggage. However, free excess bag storage is... More
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    "We were in villa 1 and felt like we were the only room on the reserve."
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    "All the rooms are gorgeous, but 6 has the best view of the river"
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    "We prefer to stay in rooms 5 or 6, but 7/8 make for an exciting walk to your room after dinner. And you get..."
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    "All 8 rooms are the same standard. number 8 is the farthest from main building t 3 minutes walk. No 6 good..."
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