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Tshukudu Game Lodge

3.5 of 5 Lodge   |   Tshukudu Game Lodge | On route R40 between Hoedspruit & Phalaborwa, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
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Tshukudu Game Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mexico City, Mexico
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was only there for 2 days and 1 night and I had an amazing experience. The lodges (huts? rooms? rondavels?) were good looking and cozy, the food was great, and the people were exceptionally welcoming. Matt was our guide and it was hard not to share the love he has for his job and the surrounding animals, which left... More

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Andrew M, General Manager at Tshukudu Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review following your visit to us. At Tshukudu the role played by our Rangers is essential to your good experience, and Matt is such a Ranger. The launch of the volunteer program will open a new dimension here at Tshukudu and we are very excited about the future of this initiative. Come visit again soon Regards More

Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this lodge. The caring for the wildlife is just wonderful and the lodge itself is a home away from home. Highlight for myself was Peanut the tame but wild bush baby that came to sit on my shoulder and say hello at dinner! The sighting and hearing lions roar at close range on Game Drive was incredible.Wonderful service and... More

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Thank you for visiting with us and also for placing this review of our facility. Peanut, one of the smallest of our attractions, is quite a character and often surprise' guests with his unannounced arrival - but we love them all, from the roaring Lion to Peanut they all contribute to make Tshukudu the wonderful place that it is. Come... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's was a experience that I would not forget. The Game Ranger was excellent, had extremely good info at hand. The Food was excellent - although a bit to much - had the feeling I was visiting my Grandmother. Thank You to all!!!

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Ah my friend it was so good to have you visit us and I am thrilled that your stay was what you expected. It is not too often that we get an opportunity to celebrate a milestone with a true friend and it was great - Come visit again soon Kindest regards ANDREW More

Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had visited Tshukudu already before and decided to stay this time for 4 days. Shadrack was appointed my guide for 4 days and he did an amazing job. He took us on a hunt for the lions and we saw them 2 times. The first time was after a kill of a baby giraffe and the 2nd time with... More

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Andrew M, General Manager at Tshukudu Game Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there - Thank you for placing this review, and for your visit to us. I will certainly pass on to Shaddy your review - yes he is a wonderful ranger and guide. Also we do have a bit of a reputation to uphold when it comes to our dining, so it is great to hear that you were well... More

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Staff was amazing, the wildlife spectacular, the food was great the only thing that wasn't perfect was the room which was a bit rustic. I think since the game lodge was full we were put into the bush lodge which was a distance out and not as new.

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Thank you for placing this review and I am thrilled to hear that your visit was worth the long trip. We look forward to seeing you again soon - maybe a bit longer the next time? Kind regards More

Singapore, Singapore
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to Tshukudu about 6 times. Its a very special place. Food is great, rooms are clean, rangers are very knowledgable. If you are a photographer, then arrange a private car and enjoy the cats.. I love the fact that there are 3 drives (or a walk, and 2 drives) a day. It makes for a very packed... More

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Thank you for your visit and for placing this review - Great to have had you visit. Yes the photographic opportunity at Tshukudu is very special and our staff will gladly help you to "get the shot". Come visit again soon Regards More

Charenton-le-Pont, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly staff, animals so nice ! Some of them are semi-tame, the cheetah boys will give you lots of surprises ! The big Five are there but also smaller animals or less famous.This private reserve offers daily new surprises. Thanks Tshukudu !!!

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Andrew M, General Manager at Tshukudu Game Lodge, responded to this review

So great to have had you Guys visit with us - and thank you for reviewing our facility. The cheetahs are a significant attraction, however the way that nature puts it all together, from smallest to biggest, is the true wonder of this place. Come visit again soon - we look forward to your return Regards More

Dublin, Ireland
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We travelled to Tshukudu from Hazyview, having been in the Kruger Park the day before. We travelled with South African friends who had stayed in Tshukudu previously, and recommended it. We weren't disappointed - the accomodation was fantastic, the surroundings were beautiful, the team were very helpful, the food very good (particularly the Impala on the braai) and the absolute... More

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Thank you for your visit (albeit a very short one) to our facility, and also for placing this review. Yes our cheetahs are very special and I am thrilled that you got the chance to interact with them. Come visit again soon Regards More

Somerset West, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Safari with our family from Switzerland. Wunderful place. very helpful staff. Allready our third stay there. Perfect rooms, very good guides and nice drives and walks. Very good start of our tour through the eastern Part of South Africa.

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Thank you for visiting with us and placing this review of our facility. It was great fun hosting you Guys and I trust that you had just as good a time on the rest of your trip. Come again soon - we look forward to seeing you again Regards ANDREW More

Mokoane
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This was our third visit but certainly not the last visit. The accomodation at maroela is everything you need. The tents and Chalets is value for money. Our guide was Jessica. Wow what a adventurous lady. We loved her. She makes sure that you see the lion. The game drives are excellent. We had a nice visit with the cheetah.... More

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Thank you for visiting Tshukudu. I will certainly pass on your message to the folk at the Marula Camp - Come back soon Regards More

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Address: Tshukudu Game Lodge | On route R40 between Hoedspruit & Phalaborwa, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Hoedspruit
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tshukudu Game Lodge 3.5*
Also Known As:
Tshukudu Game Hotel Hoedspruit

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Established by The Sussens Family more than 30 years ago Tshukudu Game Lodge is today a sought after location to see the Big Five. Located on a 5000 hectare property in the Hoedspruit area of Limpopo Province in South Africa Tshukudu gives you that home away from home feel in the heart of the African Bush. Enjoy sumptuous meals served in a variety of locations, take an early morning walk with a Ranger and get up close with nature (often accompanied by wild cheetahs)or just laze around the pool. Tshukudu Game Lodge is where we say - "Reach out and Touch, and let Africa touch you" ... more   less 
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