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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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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been in many Game lodges in South Africa: from very cheap one to expensive. I enjoyed all of them but some of my friends were keeping telling me that I had to go to Madikwe at least once in my life. Madike is very expensive but I took the occasion of some friends coming from Italy to bet... More 

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Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the positive review Claudio! At Etali we strive to give all our guests an unforgettable experience that provides value for their money. I am glad that this was your experience as well. We enjoyed hosting you and hope to see you again at Etali! Kind Regards, Koos Potgieter Owner & Manager - Etali Safari Lodge More 

Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best weekend ever - can't wait to return. View was magnificent with so much activity at the water hole ... game viewing from the comfort of Etali's main lodge deck :-) Staff is friendly and helpful, food is excellent and facilities luxurious and well maintained. We've met the owners and it is clear that their passion and vision is... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Words can't describe what an amazing place Etali Safari Lodge is. From arrival to departure we've experienced the best there is to offer - room was spacious and luxurious, menu was diverse (would satisfy any foodie) and within 24 hours of arrival we've seen the Big 5 (Thank you Gert and Jerry). The lodge staff is very friendly and helpful,... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A once in a lifetime experience, absolute perfection in every way. We did not want to leave, it was the most amazing and majestic place I have ever visited. My husband and I went to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary. Etali went out of their way to surprise us with a private dinner, served on our spectacular patio, overlooking our... More 

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