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Mokala National Park

Address: South Africa
Phone Number: (053) 2040 158 / 164 / 168
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: National Parks, Outdoors
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Type: National Parks, Outdoors
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Centurion, South Africa
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44 reviews 44 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Stayed at Lilydale restcamp Friendly staff and saw plenty game during an afternoon drive Thatchroof bungalow was clean, well equiped with fridge and cooking utensils for self catering Shop sell's fire wood and that is it. Breakfast is sold at the restauarant - did not make use of it. According to staff, supper has been abondoned due to lack of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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19 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

The thatched chalet we stayed in was a delight. There was a large separate kitchen area with all that you would need but you must take all your food supplies in with you as there is no on site food shop or restaurant.. The bedroom was large and the bathroom more than adequate. Outside the chalet there was a covered... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We visited the park with friends.It was a joyful experience.The accommodation at Mosu Lodge and Lillydale were very comfortable and well kept.The roads were in good condition.The great variety of wildlife were a surprise eg.eland,roan,kudu,springbuck ,buffalo,black and blue wildebeest as well as the little steenbuck.It was Springtime and the veld were blooming with blossoms eg.the blackthorn, the cameltrees casted shade... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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104 reviews 104 reviews
53 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

BE SURE TO TAKE TIME OUT TO STOP OVER AT THIS LOVELY NATIONAL PARK. MOKALA. It is a Parks Board site. The little "cottages" are basic and simple, but more than adequate. We stayed at the Lillydaleside of the Park. The "cottages" overlook the river and the Park. It stocks wild life like Roan, Sable, Oryx and Eland Antelope that... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Mokala National Park near Kimberley is definitely worth a visit! Reception staff are friendly and helpful. We saw a variety of animals. This was our fourth visit to the park and this time we spotted a rhino as well! Enjoyed a lovely picnic under the thorn tree. The museum is definitely worth a visit as well. The park is well... More 

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Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

What a beautiful reserve. Every staff member was helpful and friendly and we felt welcome from the time we entered the gate. Our chalet was clean, comfortable and well equipped. We had breakfast in the restaurant which was great and good value for money. The greatest thing however is the park itself. We saw so much and such a variety... More 

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George, Western Cape, South Africa
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I recommend to book both Rest Camps (Mosu Lodge and Lilydale Camp) because wildlife is differs from north to south. Mosu has an illuminated waterhole where we saw Kudu, Waterbuck, Eland, Red Hartebeest and Springbok. The chalets at Lilydale have spectacular views over the Riet River, but the restaurant is open for breakfast and lunch only. Dinner at the Mosu... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Although the road from the highway to the lodge is in a terrible state for an ordinary vehicle, the accomodation and restaurant more than compensated for the drive of 27 kilometers. On our overnight stay we were very lucky to see a lot of animals at the water whole in front of the lodge. The food and service at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Spent a wonderful weekend at the Mokala Treehouse 15-17 August 2014. The treehouse is brilliant and secluded (halfway between Mosu and Lillydale and 1.0km from the nearest park road). The treehouse offers basic necessities including gas powered fridge, showers, stove and solar lights. (leave the hairdryer at home, no electricity). The tree house is not fenced off like the lodges... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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60 reviews 60 reviews
19 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Now it says you don't need a 4x4 however which is true if you stay in the south part of the camp however we were completely bottoming out in the north and had to turn around. Mosu Lodge is AMAZING! Excellent value, the restaurant is wonderful. Everything was super clean and well looked after. The waterhole was lite up and... More 

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