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Marakele National Park

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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Pretoria
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had high expectation in camping at Marakele, but our experience was not that good. First the goods stuff - the drive up the mountain and seeing the vultures in masses on the mountain (although very far and in the air) was a great experience, but the camping was not that good. The piece and quite was disturbed by the... More 

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Gauteng, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As it has been said by many - this reserve is a hidden jewel. The camping at Bontle was excellent, the facilities and the general experience was great. And if you take the drive to the hills on the other side of the reserve, what a view. And I must compliment the staff - friendly and efficient. See you again

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We stayed a night on the bontle campsite and a night at tlopi tented camp. Bontle camp site : pick your place on arrival, well maintained, non fenced , lot's of space, split up in 3 parts, where off the first part gives best views on the waterhole. Warthog and ostrich will come by, birdlife at the campsite is fantastic.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We stayed at the Thlope tented camp.Had very good weather with cold nights,but sunny days.The tents were well kepted,personell friendly and helpful.Will recommend to friends.The roads were in good shape.The road. to the top viewpoint,tarred with spectacular views.The sightings of the Klipspringer couple were an experience to remember.

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johannesburg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We stayed in Bontle camp for 2 nights. We had a great camping spot, surrounded by trees. Ablutions were very clean and well looked after. The camp site has a beautiful view over a large open space with a watering hole, try get a spot on the outskirt of the camp, closest to the open area There was constant game... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We camped as a family in April. We were due to stay for 3 nights but found 2 nights to be sufficient. The campsite was very pleasant and seemed to be frequented by outdoor people so the campsite wasn't ruined by noisy party animals. The ablutions were always very clean with plenty hot water and the campsite is litter free.... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

It was our first trip to Marakele, staying at Bontle campsite, and what an amazing place. The campsites & ablutionblocks were clean, and the rhinos, ostriches & warthogs were regular visitors in the camp. Lots of wildlife to see, and going up to Lenong view point was amazing. The view from the top was spectacular. Worth going again!

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Its a nice park, with very nice tents/camps to stay, plenty of wildlife, adequate signage and information available from the gate and around the park. very ideal for a weekend getaway as well. great location as well

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We just spent a weekend at Marakele National Park, staying in one of the Tlope furnished tents. Was a relaxing weekend, with unexpected spectacular scenery. The tent consists of two units, one with double bed and bathroom, and another with kitchen area, both linked with wooden deck with braai, ideal for sundowners overlooking the dam

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

We stayed at the tented camp over a weekend. Our tent site was one of the last ones on the dam. The accommodation is in permanent tents on a deck with a separate dining/kitchen area. The toilet facilities are en-suite. The sites are named after birds and our's was Barbet. Watch out for the raiding vervet monkeys that like to... More 

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Address: Thabazimbi, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Thabazimbi
Number of rooms: 5

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