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Shepherd's Tree Game Lodge

5.0 of 5 Pilanesberg Game Reserve, Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed for 2 nights recently. We saw the big five and so much more! Our guide, Sipho was fantastic! Very much appreciated his knowledge, humor and helpfulness making our experience a treasured memory! Special thanks also to Jabu our waiter, Lawrence and the other cart drivers. And the whole reception area staff were very friendly and helpful. overall a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our biggest regret about our visit to Shepherd's Tree was only staying one night! We were greeted with the warmest of receptions and made to feel like royalty from the moment we arrived. The safari drive was amazing with our guide Mauritz demonstrating not only deep knowledge of the animals but also a real passion for his work. the reception... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing lodge and safari experience. We saw the "Big 5" in only 2 drives. Mauritz was an incredible guide, significantly better than our guide in Kruger providing great insight into the animals. The lodge itself is beautiful and the staff could not have been more helpful. The evening dinner outside was delicious and romantic. Thank you!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic game sightings especially the cats - lions, leopard, civet and incredible views of a leopard. This restored my faith in the lodges in Pilanesberg, I have had great sightings but until now the best had been on a self drive, and I was getting cynical of the "Ferrari safari" experience the lodges offer. But Chane our guide was so... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best time ever... you made it special ... haven't seen so much of a leopard in our lifetime. ... thxs to Laurence for driving us up and down... chane for the exciting game drives ... and Jaques for the jumpstart .... food and housekeeping ... baie lekker

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I had the absolute pleasure of staying here in August. Sandra and her staff (particularly Refilwe & Marcia, Reginald, Amos, Jabu & Joseph) are wonderful! It is a "boutique" lodge where you are taken care of the minute you arrive. Far more preferable to large, impersonal lodges that are very "touristy". The rooms are set into the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

2 days and 2 nights = 1 dream. Our stay was absolutely amazing. The lodge was fantastic. The staff is very friendly and made us feel to be part of the family. Great food, great rooms - especially the outdoor shower - and thanks to the ladies for the dancing evening ;-) The game drives were absolutely amazing. Apart from... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and i stayed here for about 3 nights & 4 days. We visited during August 16-19 2014.The game drives were really nice. It was a bit cold early in the morning, but by mid-day the weather was perfect. Our game driver Mike Tickle was very knowledgeable about the park. You can tell that he has a passion and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here in the weekend for my husbands bday. Thank you to the amazing staff for making our stat so wonderful. The surprise bday cake was divine. From the food, rooms and game drives, everything was awesome.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This place is amazing. My husband and me had the great joy of spending seven days here in this beautiful place. The game drives were really outstanding. Our game driver Mauritz was very knowledgeable. He loves the animals. He showed us not only the "big five" but also a lot of other animals and gave us a lot of very... More

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Address: Pilanesberg Game Reserve, Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa
Location: South Africa > North-West Province > Pilanesberg National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Shepherd's Tree Game Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 30
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