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Tshukudu Game Lodge

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Address: R40, Hoedspruit 1380 , South Africa
Phone Number: +27 (0) 15 793 2476
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Genuine Cheetah Walk

We carefully reviewed the cheetah program at Tshukudu before we booked for a morning cheetah walk. We wanted to be sure that the reserve was genuinely committed to their cheetah... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
TrekCarrie
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We carefully reviewed the cheetah program at Tshukudu before we booked for a morning cheetah walk. We wanted to be sure that the reserve was genuinely committed to their cheetah program and that it wasn't one of those "canned" predator establishments. We found Tshukudu to be an inspiring place with staff truly passionate about their wildlife conservation projects. They gave... More 

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Thank TrekCarrie
Stuttgart
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had a game drive at Tshukudu Game Reserve in December 2015 and had a very nice experience. The staff was very friendly and

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Thank David P
Worksop, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

A truly amazing place for food. Right next to the animals and great to see the life just walking by!

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Thank WorldTravellor1983
Port Macquarie, Australia
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71 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Tshukudu Game Lodge is situated 5 km outside of Hoedspruit. If you want an African Safari experience without the horrendous cost, then this is for you. Up-close interaction with animals. Big 5 on the property. The resident Cheetah's are a huge attraction. Clean , comfortable rooms. Aircon. Swimming Pool and Game Drives-and -walks. Friendly service , great Rangers.

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Thank Ozzies2011
Overland Park, Kansas
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

This was a real experience to be able to pet a wild cheetah. Our rangers were absolutely excellent, very informative, very professional and we felt safe with them. Would love to do it again.

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Thank dutchgirl350
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

What a beautiful place to visit. Complete with swimming pool and individual cabins to sleep in, youll find the people there friendly and welcoming. You'll also get the chance to be up close with Ntombi the tame leopard who will quite happily sit and be fussed. The trips on the jeep out into the reserve are fantastic and its clear... More 

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Thank Dan F
Darwin, Australia
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Game drives are great here, guaranteed to see lots of big animals , such as rhinos, Lions, Elephants, Buffalo, Hippos. Walk with 2 cheetahs . Rooms are a/c and comfortable, food ok.

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Thank Lindsay T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

Saw the big 5 up close. The guide, Andrew was the best. He came in on his day off to take us for a game drive as they were fully booked. He knows a lot of interesting facts about the animals. Loved the cheetahs. The staff were very accommodating. Thank you for a superb game drive.

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Thank 342pieterl
London
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177 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We booked a private car for our time at Tshukudu because we are avid photographers and wanted the flexibility of choosing how long we stay with certain animals. I would recommend this option. The park is plenty big enough that you don't know you're in a private reserve, and we really enjoyed all our game drives. The cheetah boys and... More 

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Thank snowybennett
Johannesburg
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Tshukudu is amazing. Lying at the poolside next to a cheetah and having a Lynx in your bedroom is a great experience. The game drives are lovely and the guides knowledgeable, the food is very good and the atmosphere so peaceful. I would recommend a bit of an upgrade in the rooms thought. Beds were lumpy and hard, and the... More 

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