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Serondella Game Lodge

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Thornybush Game Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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North Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived in Serondella after spending a few days in the Kruger Park. From the moment you arrive and are greeted with the warm face clothes and iced tea we knew this would be an unforgettable experience. There are no words to express our amazing 4 day stay. Sydney our tracker picked us up and drove us to Serondella. The... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Had an amazing time at Serondella...not only was the tracking phenomenal (thanks Sydney and Werner), but the food and social atmosphere matched (Nikki gets credit for this). The whole place has a laid-back, relaxed, gentle feel to it, with great service, incredible safaris, and great accommodations! Not only did we see the Big 5, we got up close and personal... More 

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Verwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

From arriving to the welcoming sound of the drums until leaving, this was a magical experience. There are only 5 lodges but it is the intimacy of the place that is so magical. Monica and Chewie are fantastic hosts, making us welcome from the moment we arrived. The view of the waterhole from our lodge was great as so many... More 

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Verwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

What an amazing place to visit, this is probably the smallest Lodge on the Thorneybush Game Reserve but deserve being rated No. 1. Chewie and Monica were fantastic hosts, it was like being invited into their home. The food was fabulous, and we could have taken the chef back with us. All the staff were friendly and helpful and Conright... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Serondella Game Lodge is a charming intimate space in the Thornybush Game Reserve. There are only five villas and we were the only guests on property for two days of our stay so the service was very bespoke. The game drives were fantastic. They are done in an open top Land Cruiser with a tracker and very knowledgeable ranger. We... More 

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Surrey England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We spent 3 nights at Serondella Game Lodge after a great week in the Cape and winelands. Having read all the wonderful reviews we were confident that Serondella would be a fantastic experience and it was. Monica and Chewie were such friendly, welcoming and knowledgeable hosts and they ensured that our stay was perfect from beginning to end. We had... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

First safari, and it did not disappoint. The accommodations were first-rate, the service was outstanding, and the food was excellent! In addition, and perhaps more importantly, the game drives were incredible and we were able to see tons of different animals up-close in a short period of time (were only able to stay for two nights). The Lodge is small... More 

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Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Superb lodge with excellent hosting! Chewie, Monica and their staff really gave us a unique experience. Being a small lodge with limited number of guests it almost felt like being a part of their family. Excellent game drives as well, making all other activities afterwards sort of disappointing

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We went to Serondella for a 4 nights stay. We are a family of 6 adults and to kids (8 and 10 years old). For 2 of us this was our second safari experience. The others were exited and did not know what to expect. Serondella is a beautiful place with only 4 lodges. that makes your stay very private... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We visited Serondella in late February 2015. This was my third safari experience. I had enjoyed my previous experiences so much that I manged to convince some of my family members to join me for another trip -- and I must say that Serondella lived up to and exceeded my expectation. Let me start off by saying that my previous... More 

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