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4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Thornybush Game Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was magical, the team at the lodge ( Jacque, Morris, Emma, Valentine and co) could not have been more accommodating, seeing Elephants in the watering hole from our deck blew my mind. The total experience from the game drives to the food could not have been better. Our kids were also very well taken take care, Jacque and Morris... More

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Belfast, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We just want to thank Jacques, Emma and the whole Monwana team for making our engagement weekend unforgettable. We were treated to spectacular sightings, great food and excellent service. We could not have asked for anything better. I will recommend Monwana to everyone I know. Thanks again. Regards Ryno & Diandri

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long island, ny
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Where do we begin? This was by far the greatest vacation I've yet to experience. We had incredible sights on our game drives that far exceeded what we had hoped for. Jacques, our ranger, and Morris, our tracker, are exceptionally skilled, enthusiastic and excellent at what they do. After each game drive we thought that it could not possibly get... More

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just recently spent (early July 2014) a most wonderful and truly amazing 4-day stay at the Monwana Game Lodge, in Thornybush, Kruger National Park. We had an amazing and memorable 'once in a lifetime' Safari experience, which included seeing the Big 5 and many other animals in the bush and also around the Monwana waterhole (from the comfort... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved it. Great reserve. Great lodge. Great food. Great service. 5 star. Food was amazing. Wonderful breakfast after the early morning drive. Beautiful high teas around 3pm and to cap it off gorgeous dinners. The dinners offered a range of modern dishes with local ingredients, cooked with skill. The chef must be a star, with food tasting like that home... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everyone at Monwana Game Lodge was incredibly friendly and made our experience a truly "once in a lifetime" vacation. Chewie (our ranger) and Morris (our tracker) were fantastic guides on our game drives and made sure we saw every animal on the reserve! The food was fantastic as well, and Monica, Emma, and Valentine made sure we were always well... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a party of eight, four generations of our family spent four wonderful days at Monwana Lodge in late May 2014. We were extremely well looked after throughout our stay by the attentive, yet refined, management and staff of the lodge. Our game drive experience at Monwana by far exceeded those at two other lodges visited previously in Thornybush. Game,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We stayed at Monwana lodge for three nights and had an amazing experience. We saw the big five, among several other animals in the bush, including a giraffe that came to drink from the waterhole with a view from the lodge. The service and food in the lodge was very good, as well as the attention from Monica, the manager,... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Spent three days with family and it was one of the best experiences we have had on all of our travels. It was due, in great part, to the personal touch the hosts and guides gave to us. You can tell that everyone involved in running the Monwana care about the place and those who stay there. There was such... More

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Rochester Mn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Accomodations are indivdual structures. Each has a personal style and unique features. For example, ours included a veiw of a watering hole where giraffes and rhinos would come and take water! Each of the three we used were outstanding. The size of the facility meant a very personal experience for every guest from individually prepared and high quality food to... More

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Address: Thornybush Game Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Thornybush Private Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Monwana Game Lodge 4*
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Monwana Game Lodge South Africa/Thornybush Private Game Reserve

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Monwana Game Lodge, Thornybush Game Reserve, is a Four Star Superior lodge set in the heart of the African bushveld. Offering fantastic Big 5 game viewing, exquisite African cuisine and personalized service. ... more   less 
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