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    Thakadu River Camp

    Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
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    • Excellent76%
    • Very good17%
    • Average4%
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    • Terrible1%
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    “luxury tents” (10 reviews)
    “game drive” (42 reviews)
    “community run” (5 reviews)
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    41 - 45 of 303 reviews

    Reviewed 12 June 2017

    Althoug we knew, that this is a "tented camp", it was too cold in the rooms and the lobby / dining area to feel comfortable. The landscape and the wildlife are beautiful and we saw a lot of different animals.

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    Thank reinard2017
    Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 30 June 2017

    Dear reinard2017 It was a pleasure hosting you. We are looking forward to welcome you back at Thakadu River Camp during summer.

    Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

    Road to lodges was the worst we have had. 4x4 is a must to reach the lodge. Staff is not professional and helpful like in other lodges. They have not been learned how to deal with guests ( management issue) Every morning monkeys entered the...More

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    Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 30 June 2017

    Dear Robert S Thank you for your review. Please except my apologies that we were not able to meet your expectations. We appreciate your comments and will action accordingly. We hope to see you back at Thakadu River Camp.

    Reviewed 30 May 2017

    My husband and I visited Thakadu River Camp to have our first safari experience. As a 5-month pregnant lady, its location in a malaria-free area was important to us, and we were encouraged by the community-run aspect of this lodge. Our experience was fantastic! The...More

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    Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 4 June 2017

    Dear johannas917 We are glad that the Thakadu Team managed to make your first Safari Experience a memorable one. It was a pleasure hosting you and we can not wait to welcome you back and meet the baby.

    Reviewed 28 May 2017

    If you're really lucky you'll experience the bush with a very knowledgeable, fully interactive guide. Unfortunately this doesn't always happen which can spoil the overall experience somewhat. The hotel staff are wonderful, right from your early morning wake up call to the last good night...More

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    Thank Gill G
    Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 30 May 2017

    Dear Gill G Thank you for your review and on going support of Thakadu River Camp. The Team are looking forward to host you and your friends / family in August.

    Reviewed 25 May 2017

    This Lodge is about 4.5 hrs from OR Tambo Airport. It is one of the smaller Lodges in Madikwe only 24 beds. The staff was very friendly and we only arrived after 21:00 hours due to traffic. They still made us supper and nothing was...More

    Thank NHaacke
    Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 25 May 2017

    Dear NHaacke We are trilled to see that you enjoyed your stay and Safari experience at Thakadu River Camp. We are looking forward to receive you back as returning guests.

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$ 398 - US$ 528 (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
    "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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    "The higher number the tent the further it is from the lodge, great for privacy but it can be a long walk."
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