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  • Excellent88%
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We spent three nights at Lelapa Lodge in Madikwe with our 11 and 13 year olds. From the moment we arrived in the small plane it was an incredible experience. The landing strip was a smudge in the bush as we flew in and we...More

1  Thank Steve E
Reviewed 14 January 2018

I cannot fault Madikwe Safari Lodge - we as a family enjoyed our 4 nights there tremendously! We were well looked after in all possible ways - the kids loved their stay very much! To celebrate our Anniversary the staff even arranged for a private...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

We stayed at Lelapa Lodge and had a very memorable experience enjoyed by all of our group - 5 adults and 4 children. Our guide Josh went above and beyond to show us many animals, including lots with babies which we all loved. The lodge...More

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2  Thank LydTravels
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Our family booked this safari a year in advance after hearing rave reviews from several friends who visited the same property. We knew it would be great, but it was even better than we initially expected!! The food was extraordinary and portion sizes just right....More

1  Thank mojomary2468
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Overall amazing experience, this is the perfect location for a family safari. The service, food and facilities delivered as expected, Our guide Gerhard provided an amazing safari experience for the family (and sharing some incredible stories) and Tebo pampered the kids throughout.

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Restaurant
Free Internet
Free Parking
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Pool
Spa
Breakfast included
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Room Service
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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Pool
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US$ 1,016 - US$ 1,601 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$ 1,016 - 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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"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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"Since there are 4 suites - they are right next to each other and all the same."
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"They are all good!"
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