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Mokala National Park

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Address: South Africa
Phone Number: (053) 2040 158 / 164 / 168
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Paradise to the true Nature Lovers!! In 1 1/2 day, got to see buffalo, black wildebeest, blue wildebeest,blesbok, eland, giraffe, kudu,warthog, grey... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2015
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Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
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Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Paradise to the true Nature Lovers!! In 1 1/2 day, got to see buffalo, black wildebeest, blue wildebeest,blesbok, eland, giraffe, kudu,warthog, grey duiker,impala,springbok,mountain reedbuck,oryx, zebra, red hartbeest, roan antelope, sable antelope,steenbok, tsessebe, tens of smaller game species and some 50 bird species, including southern pale chanting goshawk, tit-babbler, Rufous-eared warbler, etc, etc. Accommodation (self catering) was superb and restaurants available... More 

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Winterton, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This reserve is a well-kept secret! There is an abundance of game and viewing opportunities are excellent, particularly in the Lilydale section. This is a Big 2 reserve but being able to view roan and sable antelopes more than compensates.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

People visiting Nothern Cape, must come to Mokala. There are plenty of wild life to see; from birds to rhinos. Quiet spots to pass the night... If your lucky, like I was, you can see animals drinking in the lakes at dust.

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Saint Francis Bay, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

3 days, 2 nights of excellent value for money, forming our halfway stop between St Francis Bay and Jhb. 2 bedroom unit in-front of the waterhole, close to an excellent dining facility with local dishes to please the whole family. The guided game drive focused on looking for Rhino at our request. Informative, fun and great weather for April. Our... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

While on a road trip to the western cape, we decided to stay at Mokala National Park, at the Lilydale Chalets rather than stay in town in Kimberely. It was a great stop. The chalets are your normal Sans Park fare. Basic but comfortable with a view across the Richie river. They can sleep 5, so the 4 of us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

What a fantastic park. At times I thought I was the only person in the park. Game was plentiful, the staff friendly and helpful. We stayed in the Camelthorn tree house. Clean and comfortable and away from everyone else. With its own waterhole the animals come to you. My one criticism is that a boom gate is needed. It became... More 

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Bloemfontein
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Stayed at the Mosu Lodge. The staff were extremely friendly, at the gate and reception. The Lodge area was very clean. The accommodation was clean, tidy and comfortable. We ate supper at the restaurant and it was superb! From the starters (spicy chicken wings), to the main course (fillet streak and vegetables) and then the desert (apple tart and cream)... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This was a difficult review as I don't want to put people off going to this beautiful part of South Africa. The fauna, flora and scenery were breathtaking. I absolutely loved being in my car and driving around. The problems unfortunately come from higher up the management chain. We arrived at Lilydale Rest Camp in the heat of the day... More 

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Johannesburg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We stayed at the small Lilydale rest camp for two nights. Check-in and gate procedures were smooth. The three-bedded chalet was nicely designed, with a deck looking out over the river. The birding was excellent for a very dry area on the edge of the Kalahari; 96 species were observed. Special mammal sightings included rhino, roan antelope and many red... More 

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Norman, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Our second visit to this park did not disappoint. It is important to be aware of the large distances to this park from either Cape Town or Pretoria/Johannesburg. Our #15 chalet was very large and had a nice kitchen fully equipped. A very large shaded patio was a nice feature. This chalet is next to the perimeter fence so you... More 

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Address: Address: South Africa
Phone Number: (053) 2040 158 / 164 / 168
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Northern Cape

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