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Morukuru Family Madikwe

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Madikwe, Madikwe Game Reserve 2838, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

overall a great stay with good game viewing - guide was professional but could have been more engaging with small group. Trip into the wider Madikwe reserve would have been good - travel around the reserve too repetitive and localised

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Couldn't get any better. Cried when I left. From the moment we left the plane to the moment we got on again I felt so well looked after and cared for. The guides and trackers really do know what they are doing and can tell what animal it is from just about anything! Everything was to the highest standard and... More 

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EluisaMorukuru, Public Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

We are so pleased that your experience was a magical one! Knowing that you left with tears in your eyes means we were able to share the emotion of what being in Africa is all about and we couldn't be "happier". Know that there will always be a place for you at Morukuru and we hope to welcome you back... More 

San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Morukuru farm house was a feel-at-home yet five star luxury stay. The accommodation was everything you'd expect and the staff were all amazing and super friendly - especially our Butler Isaac. If you're looking for high-end yet enjoy some privacy away from other guests and understated personal service, this is a great place to enjoy. Meals prepared daily by the... More 

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EluisaMorukuru, Public Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share you Morukuru experience. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the accommodation, staff, meals and personal service. Isaac is super chuffed to have been mentioned by name! Thank you! We hope to welcome you back to Morukuru soon. With Morukuru Magic, Eluisa More 

Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dear Family, I trust that this e-mail finds you well, and hopefully you got some rain. I hereby wish to take this opportunity to thank you and your pleasant team, for the hospitality that you have shown during my Star Grading Assessment visit over the weekend. In my 9 years grading experience, I have never connected to both management and... More 

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EluisaMorukuru, Public Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

Dearest Kagiso, We are so pleased with your lovely review and are even more pleased that you left with such a wonderful memory of Morukuru! Touching the lives of those who stay with us is what we strive to do. We are so proud of our beautiful country and our Morukuru Family and being able to share this with you... More 

Staines, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at the Owner's House Morukuru 29 April 2015 to 2 May 2015 as part of a holiday to celebrate my partner's 50th birthday. The experience was truly out of this world, memorable in every respect. The accommodation was outstanding and wonderfully comfortable, the property spacious, beautifully appointed and maintained, the decor so inviting and stylish. A number of... More 

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EluisaMorukuru, Public Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

"Every Family has a story to tell........we welcome you to ours!" We are so glad that you have left Africa with such wonderful Morukuru stories of your own to share with friends and family. We love celebrations and it is always such a treat for us to make occasions such as your wife's 50th birthday such a memorable one. We... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our company celebrated its third birthday and 2015 MTN Radio Awards at the magnificent Morukuru Family and we could not have imagined a more ideal destination! We were surrounded by the serenity of the bush and the luxurious accommodation, amenities and service of Morukuru for three days as we did two live breakfast show radio broadcasts from the picturesque Farm... More 

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EluisaMorukuru, Public Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

It was SUCH FUN to have you with us and only a pleasure for us to showcase our Morukuru offering to the Ballz Radio & Hot 91.9 FM team! Thank you for sharing the Morukuru magic with the listeners of Jozi. Best wishes from the entire Morukuru Family! Eluisa More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Our stay at River Lodge could not have been more fantastic. We arrived from a great hotel in Mauritius already fairly relaxed and refreshed but the Morokuru experience is on another level altogether. We and our 3 children (aged 11, 8 and 5) were made to feel completely at home and were looked after brilliantly, which is to say we... More 

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EluisaMorukuru, Public Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

The River House team are extremely touched with your wonderful review of your Morukuru adventure and we most certainly hope you will return again one day soon. We all love what we do and nothing makes us happier than knowing that the guests that have stayed with us leave "richer" than before - Family time is the most precious time... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We enjoyed a wonderful few days at the River House. Madikwe game reserve is stunning and perfect for a family safari with our young children. Everything from the short flight up to Madikwe [from Johannesburg], to off roading in the bush alongside a pride of lions, was such great fun. The team at the River House were fantastic and made... More 

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EluisaMorukuru, Public Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

The River House team are so pleased with your lovely feedback and we as a team are so happy that you had such a memorable stay with us. We hope that you will one day return to your family in Africa so that we can spoil you again with lots of Morukuru magic. #partofthefamily Best wishes, Eluisa More 

Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

As part of a special birthday celebration, I invited 4 of my closest friends to South-Africa. We started with a safari in Madikwe - a malaria free area 4 hours drive from Johannesburg. After reviewing all the lodges, I had decided on The Morukuru Family, where we stayed 5 nights at The River House. What a lucky pick - we... More 

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EluisaMorukuru, Public Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

We at Morukuru love making dreams come true and are so pleased that we were able to make yours a truly special experience. It was our absolute pleasure to spoil you and the staff at River House are only too delighted with your wonderful feedback. It makes everything we do have so much more meaning. Thank you for sharing this... More 

Guernsey, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Ok, so I've been trying to work it out in my head why the past five days have been the greatest experience of my life. It boils down to three reasons; firstly, I came on Safari with my family (kids, brother and his family and my mother) - so that's a given that it's a wonderful experience. I don't spend... More 

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EluisaMorukuru, Public Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

Dearest Jay, Jules, Ella, Arty, Millie and Daisy, Your beautiful review has brought tears to my eyes and the team at Farm House are just as touched by your lovely feedback. It was an absolute pleasure for us to share our piece of Africa with you and your beautiful family. May you forever cherish your Morukuru memories and we hope... More 

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