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Mabula Game Lodge

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Rhenosterhoek Spruit Road, Private Bag X1665, Mabula Private Game Reserve 0480, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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San Jose, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Leave civilization behind in this hotel/game reserve. Enjoy being away from it all. The big attraction here is the "safari" experience. Twice a day the jeeps take you out into the bush. What will you see? No tigers or bears, but expect to see lions, monkeys, white rhinos, elephants, giraffes, zebras, antelope, wild boar, and if you're lucky, a cheetah... More 

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Dionne1026, Public Relations Manager at Mabula Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Craig R, Thank you for taking the time to write a review with regards to Mabula Game Lodge. We Value your Constructive commentaries and hope that you return in the near future. Kind regards, The Mabula team. More 

Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a unique bush experience, there is nothing quite like a game drive in the wild Mabula Private Game Resere. We enjoyed a beautiful South African sunset and sunrise.There were not many animals to be seen but the few that we did see were gems indeed. Seeing the majestic rhino was the highlight of the trip.... More 

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Dionne1026, Public Relations Manager at Mabula Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear rubyam2015, Thank you for your kind words. We are pleased to know that your stay at Mabula was worth your while. We hope you return in the near future. Kind regards The Mabula team. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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99 reviews 99 reviews
21 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This time we did not stay at Mabula, we took a ride from Mabalingwe to have a late lunch, early dinner. On arrival at the gate the guard greeted us warmly and I announced we were just there for a visit to the restaurant. We were advised to call as we did not have a booking. "no Problem ma'm please... More 

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Dionne1026, Public Relations Manager at Mabula Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear MirindaK, Thank you for your detailed review of Mabula Game Lodge. We are gratified to know that your short visit was a pleasurable experience. We hope that you return soon, perhaps for a longer stay. Kind regards, The Mabula team. More 

Johannesburg
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Will be back soon!! Loved every minute of it! All the staff are so friendly. The hospitality is great. The food was lovely. The game drives and rangers are all excellent. We expecially are pleased with the hospitality and service from Isaiah Banda. Really great! Thank you!

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Dionne1026, Public Relations Manager at Mabula Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear robynjones2015, Thank you for your wonderful comments, we will be sure to pass them on to the respective staff members as they are a great encouragement. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your visit and hope you return soon. Kind regards The Mabula team. More 

London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Comfortable accommodation, good food, knowledgeble guides and a great bush experience every morning and evening - magic! Even in deepest winter we saw loads and our guide was friendly and knowledgeable, able to appreciate the view, the birds and the animals

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Dionne1026, Public Relations Manager at Mabula Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Carina1721, Thank you for your kind words and lovely review of Mabula Game Lodge. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay and hope you return in the near future. Kind regards, The Mabula team. More 

Gauteng, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The experience was amazing, the room was very nice it was clean and very homely. the Lodge was kept tidy and neat. The food was good and well presented. We will return as well as recommend Mabula to friends and family, we are also planning our trip back already.

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Dionne1026, Public Relations Manager at Mabula Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Christell T, Thank you for your constructive comments regarding Mabula Game Lodge. We are pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable experience and hope you return in the near future. Kind regards, The Mabula team. More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is fantastic and they have all the big 5 animals to see. We were there as a group for a conference. Great experience! The buffet was full of game meat every day, and we were spoilt with tons of delicious food at every meal. loved it! I'd definitely go again

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Dionne1026, Public Relations Manager at Mabula Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear cvantonder_07, Thank you for your lovely review with regards to Mabula Game Lodge. We are delighted to know that your time spent at Mabula was pleasant and we hope you return in the near future. Kind regards, The Mabula team. More 

Stirling, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have time share here twice a year, whilst I understand you may not see many animals around the complex they are wild and we humans are loud and scary. To the guy who swore he saw 1 giraffe, try harder, where there is 1 there are more, the drives are good but don't do the mid day ones, the... More 

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Dionne1026, Public Relations Manager at Mabula Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Steamy66 Thank you for your constructive comments. We appreciate the advice given with regards to the wildlife and are pleased to hear that you had a pleasant stay. We hope that you return to Mabula Time Share in the near future. Kind regards, The Mabula team. More 

Waterberg
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our overall experience was very good except for our room , we found it very basic, would like to have been upstairs with a balcony and would like to have had access to patio with patio furniture Found drinks a bit pricey, compared to restaurants in Gauteng

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Dionne1026, Public Relations Manager at Mabula Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Marlene B, Thank you for your constructive comments. Our reservations department will gladly assist you in reserving the room of your choice, dependent on availability, for your next stay. Kind regards, Dionne Collett More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent safari experience close to Johannesburg. Very good facilities with a great focus on family friendly activities. Exceptional reserve with excellent game viewing. Very good cuisine with lots of varieties and options for each guest. Really enjoyed our stay and will visit again.

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Dear WouterKFR We appreciate your comments and will share your positive remarks with the staff. We look forward to welcoming you back to the lodge. Kind regards, Dionne Collett More 

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