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2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rhenosterhoek Spruit Road, Private Bag X1665, Mabula Private Game Reserve 0480, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The best part about Mabula was our young Safari guide Juan who was excellent and tried so hard to show us the big five and the many other interesting animals and birds. The lodge is very attractive and well landscaped; the food is good and plentiful. There were a few things less than perfect (running out of towels at the... More 

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LBucceri, Marketing representative at Mabula Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear dickgull, Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Mabula. We will pass on your lovely comments to Juan, who will be thrilled that he managed to make your stay at Mabula so special. We hope to welcome you back to Mabula Game Lodge soon. Warm regards, The Mabula team More 

Fremont, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our church group toured South Africa in late October of 2014 for eleven days. The last two days were spent at the Mabula Game Reserve. I must say it was the highlight of the trip. The accommodations were excellent. The staff was friendly, especially our ranger Brandon. He was fantastic and made it his personal mission to make our game... More 

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LBucceri, Marketing representative at Mabula Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Justin C, Thank you for your lovely review of Mabula Game Lodge. We are delighted that you and your group had such a great safari holiday with us. We hope to welcome you back to South Africa, and Mabula Game Lodge, again soon for another visit. Warm regards, The Mabula team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second year in a row that we came to Mabula Private game lodge. This is a beautiful, well managed game farm. With welcoming staff and clean facilities. Great for Bird viewing as well as viewing of the big five

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LBucceri, Marketing representative at Mabula Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Andre R, Thank you for your review on Tripadvisor. We are delighted that you had a good time at Mabula Game Lodge, and we hope to welcome you back for a third visit soon. Warm regards, The Mabula team More 

Brussels, Belgium
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Mabula our first night after arriving in South Africa and it surpassed our expectations. We had a double room in the game lodge with lots of space. All meals were included in our stay and they were delicious. The personnel was very friendly and service-minded. We had two game drives in the nearby park: during the first... More 

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LBucceri, Marketing representative at Mabula Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Calamarison, Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and that we exceeded your expectations. We hope to welcome you back to Mabula Game Lodge for a longer stay next time! Warm regards, The Mabula team More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a week at Mabula Time share and had a great time . The staff at Mabula were extremely professional, friendly and went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable and memorable. The self catering units are basic and maybe in need of an upgrade and perhaps AC units will work better than the Fans over the... More 

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LBucceri, Marketing representative at Mabula Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear 4Abade, Thank you for your review of Mabula Timeshare and Mabula Game Lodge's facilities. We are delighted that you had a good stay and hope to welcome you back again soon. Warm regards, The teams from Mabula Game Lodge and Mabula Timeshare More 

Bangor, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at Mabula timeshare 17 years ago and decided to take our 2 children (12 and 9) and mother there for a night, this time staying in the lodge. I only wish we could have stayed longer! It is well worth the price as the rate included 2 game drives and all meals. The chalets were... More 

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LBucceri, Marketing representative at Mabula Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Landiesrule, Thank you for such a wonderful review! We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us at Mabula Game Lodge. It sounds like you had a wonderful holiday, and enjoyed your wildlife experiences. We hope to see you again soon for another visit. Warmest regards, The Mabula team More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I CAN SAY WE DID TREE VIEWING RATHER THAN GAME VIEWING ..I had stayed here for 2 nights.. And saw nly 1 girrafee..no lions and no wild elephants..it is a waste of money goin for a game drive..it is just a resort..it is so disgusting getting up at 5 n goin for a drive where u see nly trees and... More 

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Milton Keynes
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently went to the Mabula Game reserve and were greeted by Mr Abhishek - Guest relations manager. He welcomed us in a very organised way but every time we had a question or request he was treating us in a very racist and rude manner. Our kids born and brought up in Uk did not like the way he... More 

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LBucceri, Marketing representative at Mabula Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Trvlaroundtheworld, Thank you for your comments. Our General Manager has been in contact with you directly following your review. As per his letter, he will be investigating this matter. Regards, The Mabula team More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

A fantastic getaway from the big city madness. Great accommodation, brilliant service, too much good food, awesome game ranger. Will definitely be back for some more of that bush veld therapy. Well done to all the staff at Mabula who contributed to a magic weekend.

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LBucceri, Marketing representative at Mabula Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Carl_Eckert, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us at Mabula Game Lodge! We look forward to welcoming you back for another safari holiday. Warmest regards, The Mabula team More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Great self-catering chalets, and a good complimentary game drive with an excellent ranger- although there is a rumour that the owners have been selling off rather too much of the game stock. Units are very private.

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LBucceri, Marketing representative at Mabula Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear PopNorthcliff, Thank you for your review of Mabula Timeshare. Please note that Mabula Game Lodge and Mabula Timeshare are two different and separate properties. The rumour is incorrect, and the reserve has not sold any large numbers of game in the last year. The animals have concentrated in areas of the reserve which we burnt this past year which... More 

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Address: Rhenosterhoek Spruit Road, Private Bag X1665, Mabula Private Game Reserve 0480, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Waterberg > Mabula Private Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:2 star — Mabula Game Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 48
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Mabula Game Lodge Mabula Private Game Reserve, Limpopo, South Africa

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