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    Thakadu River Camp

    Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
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    • Excellent76%
    • Very good17%
    • Average4%
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    “luxury tents” (10 reviews)
    “game drive” (41 reviews)
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    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    5.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 310 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This was our first safari so we didn't know what to expect. The River Camp was perfect as a bush camp. There were only 12 tents so the place was not crawling with people. The guests were a nice mix of local South Africans and...More

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    Thank john_fader
    Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 1 week ago

    Dear john_fader It was a privilege to host you on your first safari experience. We are trilled to see that you did enjoyed you stay at Thakadu River Camp. We hope that it was a meomorable time. We are looking forward to welcome you back...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Thank you so much to our fantastic guide Jerry, who knew everything about animals and made every ride unique experience. We could not believe we can see so much. He knows all the hidden paths and I have strong impression we could see more than...More

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    Thank katyamust
    Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 1 week ago

    Dear katyamust We are trilled to see that you had a great time at Thakadu River Camp. It was a pleasure to share Madikwe Game Reserve wildlife with you. We are looking forward to welcome you back as returning guests.

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The whole experience of Thakadu was brilliant. I very rarely give a full score for any review but Thakadu is the exception. The staff were warm, welcoming, attentive, professional and engaging. Thank you Gerald, Mods and all. The food was of exceptional quality - my...More

    Thank Maffra2015
    Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Maffra2015 Thank you for this great review. Much appretiated. It is very rewarding for the Thakadu Team to see that you had a fantastic experience. We hope to receive you back on a future South African trip.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We had an amazing time. It was our honeymoon. KJ was our ranger and his knowledge was incredible. We saw the big 5 and had the best time. The food was perfect, location beautiful and our room was comfortable / felt like a home away...More

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    Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 1 week ago

    Dear crossab89 It was a pleasure hosting you during your honeymoon. We are glad to see that you had an amazing time. We are looking forward to welcome you back at Thakadu river Camp with one of your anniversaries.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    My wife and I stayed here for 5 days, going on 8 game drives. The Room - the definition of 'glamping'. The room was large (larger than most NYC apartments). It had a comfortable extra large heated bed with a mosquito net. There was AC...More

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    Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 1 week ago

    Dear BillY728 Thank you for your review and commets. Please except my apologies for the confusion with the transfer service. We do not offer a transfer service. We do pick ups from the Eastern Airstrip in Madikwe Game Reseve and link ups between the other...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$ 463 - US$ 533 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • South Africa >
    • North-West Province >
    • Madikwe Game Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Thakadu River Camp Hotel Madikwe Game Reserve
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    Mishy77
    6 January 2017|
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    Response from Hanlie L | Property representative |
    Connection is not always strong but you will be able to connect with 3G.
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    GabsGirl76
    8 September 2016|
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    Response from Hanlie L | Property representative |
    Dear Janloubse Yes the rate include two game drives per day.
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    Ken R
    7 July 2016|
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    Response from Hanlie L | Property representative |
    Details are available on our web page.
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    Room Tips
    "Some rooms are quite far away from the lobby. From the last room #12 it takes about 5 - 7 minutes walk. But..."
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    "If you find it hard to get around try for a room near the lodge"
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    "Game driving not recommended for children under12"
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    "Zip your tent up the Monkeys are a nuisance! But Cute if you like them up close and personal"
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