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Marc's Treehouse Lodge

Motlala Game Reserve, Kruger National Park, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013
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    4 of 5 stars
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Ostersund, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

I have such mixed feeling about this stay. I don't quite know what to wright, because on one hand, this was so AMAZING. But on the other hand, I've never been so scared in my life. The staff was so friendly, and we stayed up late both nights with them and the others who were staying there, sitting by the... More 

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Exeter
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

This is a wonderful and very special place. The staff are warm, welcoming and full of African humour! Accommodation is rustic to say the least and be prepared for small furry friends in your tree house! Then there's the spiders, reptiles and big animals roaming the grounds! Dinner is taken together and a tasty friendly affair.

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wroclaw
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Amazing, helpful staff, great food, awesome surroundings, here you can really feel close to the nature. I do love the tree houses, but tents are also very comfortable. Perfect place to stay during safari.

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VivaSafaris, General Manager at Marc's Treehouse Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there The words "excellent" , "memorable" and " friendly " encapsulate exactly what we, at Viva Safaris, are trying to achieve. Thank you for using these words in a great review. I am particularly pleased that you enjoyed our food and our friendliness. These are important components of any safari. Thanks for taking the time to record your memories... More 

California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Stayed for 3 nights at Marc's Treehouse Lodge on a Kruger safari. Very much enjoyed my stay. All the huts are inside a relatively large complex, where antelopes, baboons, and other animals run free. As others have pointed out, the accommodation is rustic, rooms are basic (clean, though bugs will always get in), and power may go out during thunderstorms,... More 

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kansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

i stayed at Marc's treehouse lodge at the end of this month. it was not what i had expected. what you see on the website is a bit too fancy than what you get when you go to the actual place. first of all the meals were cold and blunt. i am a vegetarian and had a hard time getting... More 

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Santona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

I stayed at marcs tree house for one night , the service was very great, the staff was very friendly, the food was very fine, we had an impala stew for our supper it was very nice. we enjoyed the sunset drive at the first lodge that we arrived in, our guide was so knowledgeable, i really recommend marcs tree... More 

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pretoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

i had a wonderfull stay at marcs the food was very good, staff was very friendly, it will be a good idea to have a beer around the fire with the good hostess, pretty and thalita, i promised to come back for a leopard we only saw (4) four of the big five, patrick was so awesome as our guide... More 

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VivaSafaris, General Manager at Marc's Treehouse Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for a great review ! I am very pleased that you had such a good time - it sounds like you really enjoyed yourself both from a game-viewing perspective as well as a social one ! That Marc's Treehouse Lodge Boma is ideal for chilling - the fire, the company, the fresh African breeze and the calls... More 

Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

My family is so jealous after looking at over 2600 pics and videos. They so badly want to go back to this place. I just love the way they (Thalitha, Pretty and Nerai) treat people. They make you feel like you known them from ages. I just come back from the 3 day Safari with Viva Safari's staying at both... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

They did a very good job! I stayed at Marc's Treehouse Lodge two nights. The service is good and the staff is suuper nice! Pretty and Talita are very kind and helpful. The accommodation is comfortable and clean. It would be great to have wifi, at least, in one of the common areas, or at least access to a computer... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Excellent budget safari package – the great reviews are justified. We had a great time doing the 5 day treehouse itinerary. We found the staff very nice. The soups were amazing, especially butternut – I’m gutted we couldn’t find out the secret ingredients! Our tree house was cool looking, a bit of a novelty. We had a sweet little nyala... More 

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VivaSafaris, Manager at Marc's Treehouse Lodge, responded to this review

Good afternoon Abbie Thank you for your review. We at Marc's Camp are very plessed that you called your review "great budget safari company" and aslo gave us five out of five for all four categories. I am a little confused as to why we got 5/5 and you wrote some disapponting things. I am Camp manager of Marc's Treehouse... More 

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