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Reviewed 25 November 2016

Recently, our family group of 8 adults took over Dithaba Lodge, Madikwe and made it our home for four wonderful days. What a great time we had. From the moment we arrived, we were made to feel very special. All the staff were waiting outside...More

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Reviewed 24 November 2016

The 4 days at this lodge were wonderful. Billy, the ranger was very skilled at locating birds and animals and was always trying to position the vehicle for the best camera angle. The lodge staff all did superb jobs, particularly Rebecca, Jane and Nicolas (the...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Fantastic experience at Madikwe. We stayed in the Dithaba lodge, part of the Madikwe safari lodge. Super service, great accommodation, wonderful people and good food. The safari drives were good and long; we've seen a lot of animals from different species. Most special were the...More

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Reviewed 17 November 2016

Our 3 night stay at Kopano Lodge really was fantastic. My boyfriend and I decided to drive from Johannesburg airport with Ilios travel which took around 4 hours (there is an airstrip in the reserve but the flight times didn't work for us) however the...More

1  Thank lmassey91
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We've just spent 4 days at the Dithaba lodge which is part of the Madikwe Safari Lodge, what a fantastic experience! The layout is great with a central lodge for relaxing and dining and then 4 en suite dwellings, each with it's own deck and...More

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Free Internet
Free Parking
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Breakfast included
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Airport Transportation
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US$ 970 - US$ 1,601 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Jeff H
12 February 2018|
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Response from Anthoni v | Reviewed this property |
The lodges all undertake on- and off-road guided excursions with four wheel drive vehicles. No private 'off roading' takes place in the reserve.
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hafsabashir
20 December 2017|
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Response from jpa531 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely amazing experience for anyone any age!, our trip was in October and the weather was perfect, jackets in the early morning and evening, nice and warm in the afternoon. I would assume dec is very warm and August... More
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ddikelly
13 July 2017|
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Response from Johan C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for this late reply, I think a family lodge would be fine, you just need to ask management for an additional child's bed.
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"No matter which room you're in it doesn't matter at all just as good and its the sightings on the..."
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"Rooms are quite far from each other and very private."
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"Some of the rooms are a fair walk from the main lodge. If you struggle to walk, you need to make the Lodge..."
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"If you want to with more people than stay in the Lelapa Lodge (12 rooms) since that's where the main pool..."
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