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5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
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Tuningi Safari Lodge
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A couple of months ago we visited Tuningi Safari Lodge inside the Madikwe Game Reserve and it was truly an unforgettable experience. We were a small group of ten people, which included family and friends, and not one of us had a single complaint about this trip. From the time we arrived, the staff members were waiting for us ready... More 

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Gaborone, Botswana
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

my bofriend and i stayed at tuningi last year for a romantic getaway. it is located at the perfect spot near a watering whole where you can just laze the afternoon away while waitingfor the animals to come hav a drink. and without fail they always do. the rooms are lush and spacious, beautifully decorated. its lux meets bush. the... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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16 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great lodge with opportunity to take children on the game drives with you. Babysitting also available. Rooms were attractive with fun outdoor showers. We took lodge 6/7 which can be arranged to come with a small private pool nearby which was great. Cleaning service was good, as was hospitality. Food was a little lack lustre and repetitive but acceptable. Food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights over the Christmas period at Tuningi. The setting is amazing and really has the wow factor. The watering hole is perhaps the best feature of this place as animals come and go all day whilst you can sit on the verandah or you can even see them from the pool. In fact we saw more... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We stayed at Tuningi Safari Lodge between 15/12/2014 to 19/12/2014. We had family and friends visiting us from UK. This is our several and theirs first visit to Tuningi. Obviously we wanted to take them somewhere we would not have a surprise or bad experience. Tuningi once again lived beyond its expectations. The lodge has a very homely vibe. The... More 

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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Spent 2 nights at Tuningi in Nov-14 , the lodge got the best sitting that leads into a waterhole that lets you enjoy watching animals coming for a drink, service and food were very good, friendly staff and game drives were excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Words cannot express our wonderful experience at Tuningi Safari Lodge. We were welcomed from the moment we arrived and experienced attentive service the entire time we were there without feeling smothered. We traveled as a family woth younger children and there was a perfect mix of excitement on the drives and relaxing back at the lodge. Unbelieveable sightings of the... More 

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Cayenne, French Guiana
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11 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I really recommand this lodge. We spent 4 days with my daughter of 6. The faune is rich and our ranger Cornelius was perfect, making all our game drives interesting and exciting. We saw all the big five as we were very lucky. All the team is very attentive to the guests, this lodge is very nice for kids as... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

What a wonderful 3 days we had. The welcoming was superb, the staff friendly & efficient (when last did you have a light bulb replaced without asking?) The food was excellent, well prepared, beautifully presented ,innovative and extremely tasty. Our food requirements were handled with no fuss. The lodge itself is immaculately kept and extremely unobtrusive. The pool overlooks the... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We checked into the Tuningi Lodge on september 20, 2014, and I was immediately impressed with the appearance of this Lodge in this rugged country. The Lodge was elegant, fashionable and pleasing to the eye. The suites had the kind of privacy that provided you with an outside shower, which can be liberating. From the Deck you could view the... More 

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Address: Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
Location: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Hotel Class:5 star — Tuningi Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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