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5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Madikwe Game Reserve, Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Etali was an amazing experience that I recently shared with my husband and son - the lodge and suites by themselves are gorgeous and very tastefully done and the service was out of the world. We enjoyed every single aspect of our stay there - my favorite part has to be our guides, Ryan and Kharit. They made the game... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Why you, your loved ones and your family should go. 1. staff, brilliant; 2. accommodation, brilliant; 3. food, brilliant; 4. sites and game drives, brilliant. 5. overall = brilliant!!! My now wife and I were treated like kings and queens, every single member of the Etali team put so much effort to make our experience both a memorable and special... More

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Duxbury, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

What a fantastic experience! We shared the experience with friends from the U.S., and we will never forget it! Incredible game viewing, outstanding service, and luxurious lodging. Our guides exceeded expectations and not only showed us game, but educated us too. The next time we visit family in Botswana, we will definitely be back!

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

I was part of a large family group with high expectations and we had an amazing time. We've all been to game parks before and I we are not easy to please but Etali certainly surprised me on all fronts. The game viewing was magnificent. We saw the Big Five within 24 hours.. And it was spectacular. Our guide and... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Just went to 4 game reserves/national parks. Madikwe is where we saw most game and the big 5. The Reserve is very well run all the trackers and game rangers are very experieinced so for us this was the place. Etali Game Lodge is fantastic, terrific, service. Nothing but perfect. We would go back in a heart beat

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The Etali Safari Lodge in Madikwe game reserve is really a special place to visit. This was the second time we stayed at Etali as a couple and we can recommend it to anyone who wants to be spoiled to the extreme. The most difficult part of our stay was deciding whether to enjoy the luxury of the lodge or... More

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

From the moment you arrive, Kate and the Etali team make you feel like part of the family in this relaxed, easy-going and stylish lodge. The service from all the staff was top-notch, the food was excellent and the sense people were prepared to go that extra mile to ensure you had a great time there made this chic and... More

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

An amazing place. Excellent location and all of the staff are fantastic and very attentive. The rooms are exactly as described and the food delicious. The game drives were awesome and informed by a great ranger and tracker team

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

My wife and I have just came back from 5 days and 4 nights stay at etali (we added an extra night we loved it that much by the way) Anyway what to say ,, firsty what really makes this place is the all the staff from the maintenance man to Kate the great professional manageress that really keeps standards... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Myself and my colleague recently stayed at the resort.. Have to say i was very tempted to give 5 stars but fell short on the food. The lodge we stayed at, no.1 was beautiful and had everything you need, the game drives with Doctor were very informative, safe and exciting at the same time.. The lodge is nice and small... More

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Address: Madikwe Game Reserve, Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Hotel Class:5 star — Etali Safari Lodge 5*
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