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Motswari Private Game Reserve

4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Timbavati, Kruger National Park 2021, South Africa
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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Motswari camp will always be at the top of our list as one of the best experiences we have ever had . Geigers camp is a small secluded, very comfortable private reserve with the best staff. Grace is an excellent chef, our meals were delicious everyday, we loved Grace a lot and listening to her laugh will warm your heart.... More

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Dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What more can I say that hasn't already been said about this place? There is something about it that I can't explain. The setting, the food, the staff, the safari - all amazing. Our guide and tracker combo of Marka and Petro were great. I was really impressed by their ability to find and track animals. It has to be... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was a wonderful complement to our stay at Chobe NP. While there isn't the sheer volume of animals, you will see them much closer up than in the national parks, due to the skilled trackers/drivers and the ability to go off road, just outside the national park (this property is contiguous with Kruger NP, and animals are free... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best place we have ever stayed, we were lucky enough to see the big 5 along with african dogs and hyenas in the FIRST game drive,our guide and tracker "herold/diference" were so knowledgable and good at finding exactly what we wanted and more. Along with Dave Thea and their lovely staff making you feel very welcome it is a place... More

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DAVID K, General Manager at Motswari Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

I am delighted to be a part of your trip of a lifetime!! I am so glad you enjoyed your time with us and hope we can welcome you back one day soon. Very Best Regards from us all Dave More

Zurich, Switzerland
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing place - we really enjoyed our stay there with delicious food, very friendly personnel and the most amazing game drives we had in SA - our ranger drove us just meters in front of elephants, rhinos, lions and leopards - just an amazing experience!

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DAVID K, General Manager at Motswari Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Motswari - I am so glad that you enjoyed the experience and I hope we can welcome you back one day soon!! Very Best Regards from the whole Motswari family!! Dave More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Motswari Camp is ideally set up with intimate and clean cabins in the greater Kruger National Park where the wild animals roam. The staff at the camp are great hosts, the food is great and the setting is beautiful. We saw a number of wild animals near the camp's watering hole and around the camp. Since this area is... More

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DAVID K, General Manager at Motswari Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Motswari - we really appreciate the feedback and I am very glad you enjoyed your time with us. I hope I can welcome you back one day soon. Very Best Regards from us all Dave More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a truly special place. The accommodations, service, and staff were all top notch. Our guides were experienced and knowledgable. Every excursion was a new adventure that left us with fabulous photos and memories.

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DAVID K, General Manager at Motswari Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write this review!! I am so glad you enjoyed your time with us and I hope I can welcome you back one day soon. Very Best Regards from the whole Motswari family! Dave More

Geneva, Switzerland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Motswari camp in Timbavati is the best camp I've ever been in Africa, all countries compared. People there are incredible. Everything is perfect from the room to the meals, game drives. Along the river the location is ideal. Wildlife is present in high number and variety. Top levels guides and trackers.

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DAVID K, General Manager at Motswari Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this review Brice - knowing the camps you have visited I am delighted that you consider Motswari the best and am very, very glad that you both enjoyed your time with us... I hope it will not be the last. Very Best Regards to you in Switzerland from a very hot Timbavati. Dave More

Huntingdon, England, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful huts to stay in. The food is superb, and the game drives thrilling getting up close to the manimals is awesome. The whole vibe of the lodge is intimate and friendly and there motto arrive as a visitor and leave as a friend is certainty true. The guides and trackers are extremely knowledgeable and excellent at their job, we... More

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DAVID K, General Manager at Motswari Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

We really do appreciate all the feedback and am very glad you enjoyed your time with us!! Its great to hear that our motto is being fulfilled and that the atmosphere and people of Motswari has such an impact on those that visit!! I hope we can welcome you back soon. Very Best Regards from myself and the whole Motswari... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I started our honeymoon in Motswari...we researched different lodges and picked this one because of the reviews we read online and we are so delighted we did. From the minute we arrived we felt welcome and very at home. The staff are super friendly and relaxed yet professional. We had Josh & Jacky as our guide and... More

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DAVID K, General Manager at Motswari Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to review Motswari - I am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and that the team made such a positive impression!! Atmosphere is one of the key components that makes Motswari such a special place and certainly sets us apart from other lodges in my opinion... I certainly enjoy living and... More

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Address: Timbavati, Kruger National Park 2021, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Motswari Private Game Reserve 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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