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Tshukudu Game Lodge

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3.0 of 5
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Tshukudu Game Lodge | On route R40 between Hoedspruit & Phalaborwa, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
Anja42 Johannesburg, South Africa
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a very quick work trip to Tshukudu, and really exceeded my expectations (as it is rated three stars and for the bed and breakfast price, in comparison to other game lodges). Did not get to go on a game drive but on the short drive in and out the camp saw giraffe, buffalo and impi's. Comfortable resort with big... More 

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Paris
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay at Tshukudu Game Lodge was our first step in our trip to the SA wildlife. This was the right choice. We were guided by JP, a young and passionate ranger, who spent the 24 hours with us, explaining us the bush, its fauna, flora and landscape, sharing his passion for wildlife. We had a early morning walk in... More 

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Witbank, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For the amount of money paid the accomodation is pathetic, either reduce your price or upgrade the facilities. For the rest food and game drives, the experience is the best we have had, Matt our ranger is exeptional really good temperment loves his job and very knowledgable, all the cooks fantastic personalities and good food and enough food.

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Peel, Isle of Man
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The staff were very accommodating and did everything that they could to make our stay enjoyable. the game drives and walks were very professionally organised and the guides/rangers were very knowledgable about both game and the bush in general.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My review is very old as it dates back nearly 28 years which is the last time I visited South Africa. It was originally to see my Grandmother who lived near Durban- and also to visit other relatives and take the Blue Train, as my pre wedding holiday .. We were originally booked to stay in one of the lodges... More 

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Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains, Reunion Island
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We spent 4 wonderful days in this lodge, and our guide Shadrack was very interesting and experienced. We loved the cheetahs even if none of them was at the lodge, we met them in the bush (one had just killed a young impala). Watching the porcupines eating at night was fun! We will remember the lions roaring with the car... More 

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Paris, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

My advise: no need to go to that miserable place when you are so close to Kruger park. You will see much more and get a higher standard of services inside. Tshukudu people are greedy, mean and scornful. Transportation: We had to pay 1400R for transfert from Nelspruit to the lodge. No one advised us about this high amount out... More 

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TshukuduLodge, Manager at Tshukudu Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Cindy, I am very sorry you feel this way about Tshukudu Game Lodge. I believe every effort was made to make your stay comfortable, however believe you may have a different agenda as this is not your first attempt to discredit Tshukudu Game Lodge, please be truthful and stop making things up. This is certainly not the way we... More 

Tzaneen, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

The most informative game drives we have been on in South Africa. Far superior to the many other Game Reserves we have visited. The morning walks were an adrenalin rush, being so close to the animals. It is like being in a zoo, without cages, can be scary. Food is very good and plentiful. Beds are extremely comfortable. Staff are... More 

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Hoganas, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

The Lodge Was Welcoming, The Service At A Rriwal Qwick And Accurate. The House Was Big Enough With A/C. Cleanliness God In Bathroom And Sleeping Area. Breakfast And Lunch God, Diner Was A Dissapointment I Tought We Were Going To Have "Bushfood". The Wine List Was Not Big And They Have Not All The Wine In Stock .The Ranger Was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

saw the big five in two days by the third day we have seen everything twice. a brilliant place to go. everyone is extremely friendly, animals gets so close when you have the game drives. you can walk and touch the cheetah's at the lodge. the volunteers were not to friendly. The lodge was very comfortable. you are busy all... More 

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