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Tuningi Safari Lodge

5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Sequim, WA
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58 reviews 58 reviews
24 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our second stay at Madikwe. The luxury lodges at Madikwe really treat their guest right. Our drive from the Wonderboom gate was a little tenuous as it had recently rained. This lodge is about a 20 minute drive. I was worried about the drive in our sedan -- we made it but not without slipping around in a... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Despite the weather we had a wonderful stay at the lodge. The rooms are spacious and private and the staff friendly and helpful. We had a fantastic time on the game drives ,our guide was very knowledgable. We would definitely go again particularly as the animals are not surrounded by 10 trucks at a time, something we have heard can... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

My wife (Marianne) and I have been to many places but our experience with Tuningi is one we will never forget and forever treasure. From the friendly staff that made us feel at home at all times and the experienced rangers that gave us some unexpected adventures during our game drive but still making us feel safe, and to a... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay. Very family focused with a kids play room and activities. I definitely recommend it for families wanted to visit Madikwe. Ranger was very knowledgeable and approachable. Staff were helpful and friendly. We loved the outdoor shower and the watching animals at the water hole.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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63 reviews 63 reviews
18 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

My husband and I visited with our son on a family in November and due to the wonderful time we had, I returned in February for a girls trip with my best friend visiting from the USA. To say we had a fantastic time is too mild of a statement. The accommodation was fabulous, the food incredible and wildlife viewing... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014 via mobile

I visited tuningi with my pArents and husband for a long weekend. Where do I start! The lodge is luxurious and magnificent - you Truly are in nature, you could not get any closer than this. The staff - rarely do you experience hospitality like this, everyone was warm, caring and went out of their way to make you feel... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

There is an air of happiness and contentment at Tuningi which soon makes one forget the stresses of life. We stayed at Little Tuningi where our adult children had the amazing experience of elephants coming right up to their room to eat from the Marula Tree and drink from the pool just along the path! The game drives were well... More

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Louisa, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014 via mobile

This is just an unbelievable adventure. The game drives are so exhilarating and just amazing. The lodge is so beautiful and relaxing. The food is incredible and a lot of it. I love sitting on my deck and the zebras, elephants, impalas just come cruising by on their way to the watering hole. The staff is so pleasant and so... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

We visited Tuningi the first time in December 2012 with our 3 boys then aged 11,14 and 16. As we drove in after a 4hr drive from Joberg we were greeted by all the gorgeous staff and shown our rooms. We had a family suite, which is stunning - 2 huge bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, outdoor showers, a huge lounge and... More

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

We had an amazing time at Tuningi - beautiful, relaxing, indulgent. We feel so lucky to have spent time in this beautiful place. We travelled with our children (aged 10 & 8) who had the time of their lives on the safari drives with Cornelius. Of all the wonderful experiences we had on our holiday to SA, our 8 year-old... More

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Also Known As:
Tuningi Safari Hotel Madikwe Game Reserve
Tuningi Safari Hotel
Address: Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
Location: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Amenities:
Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 23 Specialty lodging in Madikwe Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Tuningi Safari Lodge 5*
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