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Tuningi Safari Lodge

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Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

All I can say about Tuningi is how amazing it is. The lodge, the location, the staff and the experience. I wanted to visit South Africa and to ensure that we went somewhere that truly is trying to conserve wildlife and habitat. Madikwe is that place and Tuningi is a fabulous lodge within that haven for wildlife. We learnt so... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are thinking of visiting Tuningi Safari Lodge, stop thinking about it, and make a booking. You will not be disappointed. From the moment we arrived, our family of 4 was made to feel welcome by all staff members. The environment is stunning, the food is out of this world, and the bush drives are some of the best... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

My husband and I spent 3 nights at Tuningi lodge and we were very impressed. We had a very warm welcome and were treated like family from the moment we arrived. The game drives were great, we saw a lot and the Rangers were very knowledgeable. Our room was beautiful, with great views, we saw elephants, zebras and buck walking... More 

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Kosmos, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We are "seasoned" safari goers having done most of the reserves in South Africa. Of all the lodges we have stayed with, Tuningi is the only one that continually lives up to its promise of being family friendly. Our daughter is now 5 and we have had multiple stays at this lodge since she was 1 year old. In all... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Lovely friendly people, great food, beautiful accomodation and lots of wild animals. This was a weekend to remember. A special Thank You to Christo, Wilma, Heidi, Petrus & Future. Thank you for making our weekend such a wonderful experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

From the wonderful welcome through to the touching goodbyes, it really is pretty much impossible to find any fault with Tuniningi. We are a family of four (kids aged 13 and 11) who had a luxurious family suite (two huge separate bedrooms, glorious bathrooms (and private outdoor showers), kitchen (which you won't use unless you've got babies or toddlers in... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Everything was so perfect at Tuningi, I wish de could put more than 5 stars. The staff, the lodges, the food, the drives, nothing could have been better. We had no doubt the lodge was going to be great, as per the Tripadvisor's comments, but we were hoping the drives were good too: not only did we see all the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Having stayed at so many luxury lodges, Tuningi just seems to fall short. The rooms are ok. Nothing like some of the masterpieces you get at other lodges. The food was good. The staff were friendly and welcoming. The game drives were good. All in all there are better lodges at the same price point.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Well, here we are at Tuningi yet again, our FIFTH visit - doesn't that say it all? It's really our second home in South Africa. As we enter the gates of Madikwe Game Reserve, our hearts lift. Over the bumpy roads, eyes left and right, and heading off for Tuningi. And.... there's Heidi with ever welcoming outstretched arms for that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

My husband and I recently visited Tuningi Safari Logde during our honeymoon. We felt very welcome at Tuningi Safari Lodge by their warm and hospitable staff. Despite being a luxury lodge, the relaxed atmosphere made us feel at home during our stay. The highlights for us was our time sitting on their viewing deck overlooking a waterhole. This allowed us... More 

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