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Etali Safari Lodge

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Madikwe Game Reserve, Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had the most unbelievable return visit to Etali. The staff went out of their way to make us feel special. Our game ranger Doctor and tracker Herman were fantastic and gave so much time and energy to make sure our kids had the best time. The food was delicious , the service brilliant.... All in all well worth a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have just returned from a fabulous time at Etali. Their rangers are fantastic and all the staff cannot do enough to help. The hotel is small and they provide a personalised service, willing to go out earlier, hold lunch etc around our desires for the trip. The rangers entertained the children (ages 13 and 11) with great stuff in... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have just had an incredible stay at Etali. While the reserve and the setting are incredible, what really makes this lodge stand out is the team that work so hard to allow you to have a good time.All our conscientious and always friendly and engaging. The game viewing was incredible with Wild Dog on a kill and seeing 4... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unforgettable! From great game drives to eating in the Boma with lions chilling 30 meters away at the watering hole, amazing food and wonderful chalets. No perimeter fence and there was great safety and security dismayed without being restrictive. Defintely family oriented (took our 2yr old and 4 yr old) with bumble drives and face painting, and child care to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found Etali to be outstanding in every way. The lodge,accommodation, animals,food and particularly the staff were amazing. A memory that will last forever .the views are the best! . thank you Etali. I would recommend you to everyone who wants an excellent all round safari experience

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely, enchanting weekend. Staff friendly, supportive, catering to every need. Many opportunities to see the wildlife, even without going on a game drive, which is not to be missed! Game rangers are knowledgable and go out of their way to provide animal sightings.

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Somerset West, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Etali Safari Lodge is one of the lodges that makes Madikwe and South Africa proud. The well trained, professional and friendly staff made our holiday special and an excellent overall experience. All the staff are excellent, but Angie, the front office manager, did everything to accommodate all of our special requests and is a real asset to the well organised... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good Food, Good Service and an all round great experience. I would recommend this to anyone looking for a luxurious safari get away. Big 5 a massive plus on a game drive, game rangers very knowledgeable and whatever you don't see in the morning game drive you can always see in the afternoon.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the best we ever had. The Service was outstanding, we always had the feeling to be part of a family. The rooms, the food, everything at its very best. Not to forget the game Drives with the rangers who seemed to knwo everything and shared their knowledge. A MUST DO

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I recently went to Etali Safari Lodge for our honeymoon. We couldn't have asked for more - we were made to feel so special with a gourmet dinner served to us on our private viewing deck. We enjoyed a glass of champagne whilst watching elephant drinking at the waterhole, not 50 meters away. Otherwise, the hospitable service,... More 

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