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    Madikwe Safari Lodge

    Madikwe Game Reserve, Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
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    May 14
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 21 March 2017

    I had a wonderful time at Madikwe Safari Lodge in March 2017. We booked last minute, as I was doing some work in Botswana and it was about a 90 minute drive from Gaborone (45 min of which were driving through the park). Immediately, I...More

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    Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

    Very comfortable rooms, loved the view and the private plunge pool, the staff was friendly & attentive. The breakfasts were delicious. JP, our guide was knowledgeable, enthusiastic, excellent elephant sightings.

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    Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

    We had a wonderful stay at this lodge, excellent rooms overlooking the river where you sit on the stoop and watch the animals come down to drink. The food is excellent and afternoon tea to die for. We couldn't use the main pool because of...More

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    Reviewed 16 March 2017

    we spent three nights here after our safaris in Botswana and were impressed with staff, setting and expertise of the rangers. It's a spa like setting in that everything is quite finished, complete and the service is impeccable. If you don't have much time but...More

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    Reviewed 13 March 2017

    This was a return trip to the Safari Lodge. The chalet was fine and staff cheerful and helpful. However Safaris very poor. Too many in vehicle, inexperienced Guide and no tracker. We were very disappointed.More

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    Response from MOREfamily, General Manager at Madikwe Safari Lodge

    Dear 'Maddie A', Firstly, thank you for choosing to return to Madikwe Safari Lodge. We enjoyed hosting you during your visit in 2014, and again now in February 2017. I was pleased to see that you enjoyed the service you received at the Lodge, and...More

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    • Pool
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
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    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • US$ 943 - US$ 1,463 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Stephie306
    We will be staying here this coming May and wanted to get a better idea of the bug factor. Were the mosquitoes out of control where you had to cover your body with bug spray all day everyday? Also, did anyone encounter tsetse flies here? If so, where within the lodge and how bad was it? We appreciate your help in advance!
    4 April 2017|
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    Response from alan652 | Property representative |
    Dear Stephie306, Thank you for your enquiry. May is generally a cooler month with very few mosquitos, I would however suggest using an insect repellent in the evenings (this is also supplied by the Lodge). It would not be... More
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    Megmills31
    I have a trip booked to stay at the Tau Game Lodge this summer. I have a question for anyone into photography. I am a hobbyist photographer and I am trying to decide which lens I should bring on the trip. Do I need a 150-600mm lens or is a 70-300mm or even 70-200mm sufficient enough for the safaris? Any advice would be great, thanks!
    11 February 2017|
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    Response from Lars K | Reviewed this property |
    Hi there, I went to Madikwe last summer and also brought my camera (Canon EOS 1DX; full format). I was very happy with my Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 L lens in terms of zoom factor and handling. Usually the rangers get you... More
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    Mimi_on_the_Beach'07
    Hi, I am looking at several Game Lodges and Madikwe seems to fit into our service level expectations and proposed budget. My question is between Lelapa, Kopano, and Dithaba which would be the higest rated? I am traveling with my husband and father. We will get a separate room for my dad. There are no children and we are looking for the best luxury experience (food, service, comfort etc). Thanks! Mimi
    9 November 2016|
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    Response from Claire M | Reviewed this property |
    Lelapa lodge is the main one where we stayed, and you can walk to the other one. I did not go but people who were with us transferred to lelapa as the other one was too quiet. Lelapa has the elephants in the watering hole... More
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