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Three Cities Madikwe River Lodge

Madikwe Game Reserve | P.O. Box 17, Madikwe Game Reserve 2876, South Africa
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Wayland, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was by far one of my favorite experiences in South Africa. We were a large group that was welcomed by an extremely accommodating staff. Schedule was set up perfectly to allow for enough sleep and game drives as possible. You will never, ever go hungry here. All food was fantastic and was always available. While there was no wifi... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first time in the bush, however I visited with experienced travelers. Our game drives we exceptional with Benson. Seeing four of the Big 5 the first day. The park is well managed and is not over run by visitors. Amazing sightings and sunsets. As far as the lodge, the directions are very poor from Joburg - this... More 

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Gaborone, Botswana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

At the rates charged we certainly expected more...the aircon in our room did not work & almost all the mosquito gauze covering the windows were torn or non existent...this kind of extremely poor maintenance was evident all over the lodge i.e. The wooden railing around the pool deck etc. The food was average but the staff was friendly and accommodating.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

The staff are very welcoming, friendly and always helpful. Charles took us on our Safari drives, he was just fantastic! The park has a great collection of birds too. The food was always enjoyable and well prepared. Will definitely be visiting again soon!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

We loved the game drives food was great and the staff friendly. We swam in tge rock pool by day and did drives in the morning and at night. The wildlofe that came around our houses was amazing. We will be back

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

What an excellent place to stay! The rooms were large and had everything you needed, including your own patio with a view over the river. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the food was superb and there was lots of it! As for the game drives, well, Benson bent over backwards to find what you wanted and he... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

A neat, well-run and managed lodge with excellent service. They accommodated my dietary needs at every meal and in between; I was hugely grateful! We saw much game - all we desired to see on our trip - and our ranger Charles was kind and knowledgeable. We were treated with a special evening turn down service for our anniversary as... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

An amazing tranquil bush lodge set along the river bank with its original bush charm. The rooms were comfortable clean and spacious. There was so much wildlife within the camp like the warthog mowing the lawn, bushbuck, waterbuck and rainbow selection of birds in the beautiful trees that surround this lodge. The food was simple and delicious. The Serving staff... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Game drives and very informative and helpful Ranger made up for all the time spent on the road after getting lost while driving to the lodge - it would help a lot to have someone who knows different routes to the lodge directing guests. Awesome location for the lodge, perfect set up if you want to take a break from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Out along the banks of the Madikwe river lies this awesome place. The attention one gets from the hosts exceeds expectations. The rooms are well laid out and very comfortable to give one the rest promised by the surroundings. The staff always ready to cater to the flimsiest of requests. The game drive an event to be spoken of for... More 

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