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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Arona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thomby and her brothers are one of the reasons to come in this private game reserve. She is a very friendly cheetah that sometimes comes with you during the bush walk in the morning. But everything in this lodge is amazing starting from the game drives you have during your stay. Their rangers are well prepared. We had Matt who... More

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Bend, Oregon, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the absolute pleasure of staying 3 nights at this lodge in August, 2014. They provided absolutely everything I could have imagined, and did it with a smile too. The staff is enthusiastic about their work, which they have an overwhelming passion for. The accommodations are extremely comfortable, and coolers well stocked. The game staff will take you out... More

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

Thank you for choosing us a your destination and I am thrilled that we lived up to expectations. Our staff are passionate about what they do and each and everyone has his or her part to play. I am indeed proud of them. Please don't stay away too long - we look forward to welcoming you back Regards ANDREW More

Leuven, Belgium
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second time that I visit the lodge. This time we went for morning walk (with cheetahs), breakfast, morning game drive and lunch. Very nice combination for a reasonable price. Food, atmophere, guides, cheetahs, Everything was excellent.

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

It is always great to welcome folk back to our facility after a previous visit. We have a saying at Tshukudu - "Come as guests but leave as friends" - and it is always great to welcome friends back. Look forward to seeing our friends again soon - Travel safe Regards ANDREW More

Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed just one night but what a stay! We had an afternoon game where we even pet a cheetah and follow lion's pride who was just several meters ahead:) in the evening we had a tasty dinner and a visit of such a cure bush baby:) but the morning drive game drive was the best! We were lucky to... More

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

Thank you for your visit to our facility. It was great having you guys here and we had just as much fun as you did. The Cheetah hunt is something that few get to witness and you were indeed blessed. Safe travels and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards ANDREW More

Mexico City, Mexico
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

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 July 8, 2014

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

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 July 2, 2014

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

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 June 29, 2014

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 June 26, 2014

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

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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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

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

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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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