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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Great personal experience and amazing location. We recommend this resort to couples who want to have a relaxing holiday and enjoy being immersed in nature. The elephant ride is a must do. Rooms are air conditioned.

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I am pleased that you chose Kwa Madwala to celebrate your 10th Wedding anniversary and that you had a relaxing time. I agree with you on the Elephant Back Safari, just to meet these two elephants, Tswale and Modjadji is a life changing experience.

Falkoping Sweden
Reviewed 20 November 2015

This is a place we do not want to miss when we go to South Africa. It is so very special. Situated on a mountain (Manyatta Rock Camp) with very unique chalets it offers peace and tranquillity. The staff is very friendly and helpful and the food very good.

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It is wonderful to read that you are planning on spending time at Kwa Madwala again when planning to visit South Africa. Hope to see you soon!!

Marloth Park, South Africa
Reviewed 1 November 2015

We only spend the morning at Kwa Madwala for the eli interaction & back ride.We had a fabulous experience with the elephants, from the interaction to playing soccer with the elephant and also the back ride, has all been amazing. The guides are super friendly and very informative. The receptionist was also very friendly. I would definitely come back for...

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KwaMadwala, General Manager at Kwa Madwala Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

I am so pleased that you enjoyed meeting Tswale and Modjadji and also the Rlephant Back Safari. Please do bring your family and friends to meet them as well.

Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2015

We had a lovely afternoon at Kwa Madwala, the elephant experience was brilliant, especially playing football with our ele! The game drive was fun but there really weren't enough animals around. It has to be said..... There can't be a loo with a better view in the world, simply breathtaking !!! The staff were all so lovely and helpful, great...

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I am glad that you enjoyed the Elephant Experience and it is a pity that the Game Drive was not that exciting, unfortunately it can be excellent at times and then you will see much less animals than the previous time, this can also happen when visiting Kruger National Park, but at least we do have excellent guides who knows...

Southern Kruger Park
Reviewed 26 October 2015

My visit was two nights added to the end of a business trip to Pretoria. What a wonderful and unique experience. Great customer service. Rangers were quite knowledgeable. Stayed on-site (rather than going to Kruger) since the trip was short. Saw lots of animals - up close and personal. The room and view were fantastic; not the Four Seasons, but...

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You are indeed right Manyatta Rock Camp and Kwa Madwala Private Game Reserve are a real bush experience and everyone that has this in mind won't be disappointed. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us.

Southern Kruger Park
Reviewed 26 October 2015

My daughter and I can certainly recommend this Game Reserve to anybody who wants a dazzling experience with African wild life. We spent 5 days in this Reserve and each day was wonderful. Both thev 2 game drives in the Reserve itself and theb one day tour in ther Kruger Park are unforgettable

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Southern Kruger Park
Reviewed 26 October 2015

The lodge is located at a unique setting and beautiful location in Mpumalanga with many activities to choose from. We really enjoyed the the game drive at the lodge itself and Kruger. The staff were very friendly and accommodating.

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Southern Kruger Park
Reviewed 22 October 2015

The service and staff was excellent and friendly and the staff is very accommodating. The rooms were clean and maintained and the elephant interaction is a must. Thank you to the staff for making the stay comfortable.

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Southern Kruger Park
Reviewed 19 October 2015

I was very surprised wenn I arrived in Manyatta. In the middle of nowhere. The room was beautiful and the people very nice. I was 20 days in the South of Africa but Manyatta Rock Camp was for me the best thing. Thank you all ... The view during breakfast was so wonderful. Amazing view on the toilets.

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Emalahleni, South Africa
Reviewed 14 October 2015

It was one of the most beautiful places to visit. The experience from booking in to checking out was out of this world. The staff was very friendly, very help full. They went out of their way to assist us. Rooms is perfect with a view to die for. My best experience was the outdoor shower, to see the Africa...

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Manyatta Rock Camp’s accommodation is very unique and combines extremely creative architecture with its simplistic elevated rock environment. Looking like giant rocks our unique dome shaped bedrooms are scattered across the rocky outcrop with fabulous views out across the bush from the private wooden deck of each unit. Manyatta has been skillfully designed to blend in with the surrounding natural environment and to ensure that all rooms offer a private wooden deck for bright mornings and lazy afternoons overlooking the African bush. An outside shower and chairs on the deck make the decks very popular with guests. Manyatta Rock camp accommodation is sold including dinner, bed and breakfast. Subtle lighting around the camp and footpaths connect all rooms to the swimming pool, boma, dining deck, bar, day Spa and viewing lounge deck. All 27 rooms are comfortable yet tastefully furnished and infused with elegant African touches. Simplicity in the bush! The bedrooms are air-conditioned with two twin beds which can be made up as a queen size bed. Included is a mini fridge (which can be stocked as a bar upon request). The en-suite bathroom has dual his and hers basins and bath.Six of the accommodation units also feature a separate living room complete with sofa bed. These units are well suited to families with children. Maximum room occupancy in these units is 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children 12 years and under.The beautifully appointed Honeymoon Suite features a large four poster bed, private deck and shower and is ideally located for maximum privacy.Comfortable and elegant without being fussy, Manyatta is praised for its relaxed charm, unique bedroom design and stunning hilltop location.Guests should not walk around unattended at night for their own safety. A ranger is always on standby to assist guests to their rooms with his torch at night. Should a ranger for some reason not be available please ask at reception to be assisted. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kwa Madwala Private Game Reserve

Address: Strydomblok Road | Hectorspruit, Kwa Madwala Private Game Reserve 1330, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Kwa Madwala Private Game Reserve
Price Range: ₹ 13,464 - ₹ 15,359 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 27
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“All of them have amazing views and complete solitude.”
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“Fantastic Views from all accommodation on the Reserve.”
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