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Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

This review is a little late but I feel it is important to share our fantastic experience staying at River House in October 2014. My wife and our young daughters had seven days of luxury, great service, excitement and new experiences. From game viewing to sundowners and all the great things in between. From fishing with my five year old...

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EluisaMorukuru, Public Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

To the dear Jackson Family, Thank you so much for taking the time share your Morukuru Madikwe experience. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us last October and most certainly look forward to spending time with you all again in August. Before you know it, you will be back in your home in Africa. Home sweet...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 31 May 2015

overall a great stay with good game viewing - guide was professional but could have been more engaging with small group. Trip into the wider Madikwe reserve would have been good - travel around the reserve too repetitive and localised

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EluisaMorukuru, Public Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

Dear Shaun, As you can imagine we are absolutely devastated with our very first 4 star review. We regret that we couldn’t meet your expectations as we put a lot effort into personalizing our guest experiences. As we understand from your ranger, the sightings and wildlife activity in local area around Morukuru were pretty good during your stay, he focused...

Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

Couldn't get any better. Cried when I left. From the moment we left the plane to the moment we got on again I felt so well looked after and cared for. The guides and trackers really do know what they are doing and can tell what animal it is from just about anything! Everything was to the highest standard and...

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EluisaMorukuru, Public Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

We are so pleased that your experience was a magical one! Knowing that you left with tears in your eyes means we were able to share the emotion of what being in Africa is all about and we couldn't be "happier". Know that there will always be a place for you at Morukuru and we hope to welcome you back...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 29 May 2015

Morukuru farm house was a feel-at-home yet five star luxury stay. The accommodation was everything you'd expect and the staff were all amazing and super friendly - especially our Butler Isaac. If you're looking for high-end yet enjoy some privacy away from other guests and understated personal service, this is a great place to enjoy. Meals prepared daily by the...

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EluisaMorukuru, Public Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share you Morukuru experience. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the accommodation, staff, meals and personal service. Isaac is super chuffed to have been mentioned by name! Thank you! We hope to welcome you back to Morukuru soon. With Morukuru Magic, Eluisa

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 25 May 2015

Dear Family, I trust that this e-mail finds you well, and hopefully you got some rain. I hereby wish to take this opportunity to thank you and your pleasant team, for the hospitality that you have shown during my Star Grading Assessment visit over the weekend. In my 9 years grading experience, I have never connected to both management and...

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EluisaMorukuru, Public Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

Dearest Kagiso, We are so pleased with your lovely review and are even more pleased that you left with such a wonderful memory of Morukuru! Touching the lives of those who stay with us is what we strive to do. We are so proud of our beautiful country and our Morukuru Family and being able to share this with you...

Staines, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 May 2015

I stayed at the Owner's House Morukuru 29 April 2015 to 2 May 2015 as part of a holiday to celebrate my partner's 50th birthday. The experience was truly out of this world, memorable in every respect. The accommodation was outstanding and wonderfully comfortable, the property spacious, beautifully appointed and maintained, the decor so inviting and stylish. A number of...

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EluisaMorukuru, Public Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

"Every Family has a story to tell........we welcome you to ours!" We are so glad that you have left Africa with such wonderful Morukuru stories of your own to share with friends and family. We love celebrations and it is always such a treat for us to make occasions such as your wife's 50th birthday such a memorable one. We...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 29 April 2015

Our company celebrated its third birthday and 2015 MTN Radio Awards at the magnificent Morukuru Family and we could not have imagined a more ideal destination! We were surrounded by the serenity of the bush and the luxurious accommodation, amenities and service of Morukuru for three days as we did two live breakfast show radio broadcasts from the picturesque Farm...

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EluisaMorukuru, Public Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

It was SUCH FUN to have you with us and only a pleasure for us to showcase our Morukuru offering to the Ballz Radio & Hot 91.9 FM team! Thank you for sharing the Morukuru magic with the listeners of Jozi. Best wishes from the entire Morukuru Family! Eluisa

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 April 2015

Our stay at River Lodge could not have been more fantastic. We arrived from a great hotel in Mauritius already fairly relaxed and refreshed but the Morokuru experience is on another level altogether. We and our 3 children (aged 11, 8 and 5) were made to feel completely at home and were looked after brilliantly, which is to say we...

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EluisaMorukuru, Public Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

The River House team are extremely touched with your wonderful review of your Morukuru adventure and we most certainly hope you will return again one day soon. We all love what we do and nothing makes us happier than knowing that the guests that have stayed with us leave "richer" than before - Family time is the most precious time...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2015

We enjoyed a wonderful few days at the River House. Madikwe game reserve is stunning and perfect for a family safari with our young children. Everything from the short flight up to Madikwe [from Johannesburg], to off roading in the bush alongside a pride of lions, was such great fun. The team at the River House were fantastic and made...

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EluisaMorukuru, Public Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

The River House team are so pleased with your lovely feedback and we as a team are so happy that you had such a memorable stay with us. We hope that you will one day return to your family in Africa so that we can spoil you again with lots of Morukuru magic. #partofthefamily Best wishes, Eluisa

Bergen, Norway
Reviewed 12 April 2015

As part of a special birthday celebration, I invited 4 of my closest friends to South-Africa. We started with a safari in Madikwe - a malaria free area 4 hours drive from Johannesburg. After reviewing all the lodges, I had decided on The Morukuru Family, where we stayed 5 nights at The River House. What a lucky pick - we...

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EluisaMorukuru, Public Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

We at Morukuru love making dreams come true and are so pleased that we were able to make yours a truly special experience. It was our absolute pleasure to spoil you and the staff at River House are only too delighted with your wonderful feedback. It makes everything we do have so much more meaning. Thank you for sharing this...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Morukuru Family is a collection of three exclusive-use private safari villas on private property in the Madikwe Game Reserve. Owner's House has 2 bedrooms, River House has 3 bedrooms and Farm House has 5 bedrooms. We welcome children of all ages and are very family friendly. Our 'Morukuru Freedom Concept' means that our guests have total freedom to do whatever they want, whenever they want. During their stay in one of the private houses all activities are included, as well as all meals and drinks. We provide a private gamedrive vehicle for each house, including a private guide and a tracker. The rest of the staff at the house comprises of a private chef, a butler and general housekeeping staff. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Morukuru Family Madikwe

Address: Madikwe, Madikwe Game Reserve 2838, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Price Range: ₹ 1,06,308 - ₹ 2,20,458 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Morukuru Family Madikwe 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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