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Morukuru Family Madikwe

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Madikwe, Madikwe Game Reserve 2838, South Africa
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Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Thruxton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second visit to Morukuru and we found it even better than before. Medikwe game park is huge and we came upon lion on several occasions, plenty of elephant, rhino and two memorable sightings of cheetah. The service in the Owner's house was impeccable and the food delicious.

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

We are delighted that you enjoyed your return to your "home" in Africa. We hope to be able to share our beautiful Ocean House with you one day too..... Creating unforgettable memories is what we love doing and may you forever cherish those priceless wildlife moments. Best wishes from myself and the amazing Owners House team, Eluisa More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Wow did we love our stay here! It is the most perfect place for families to have an intimate and luxurious escape. The lodge is booked for your exclusive use which is nothing short of amazing! The suites are big and tastefully decorated. There is a dining room, kitchen and private deck and pool. The staff attend to your every... More 

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

Nothing makes us happier than knowing you have left with everlasting Morukuru memories! We hope to be able to share our Ocean House with the family one day soon. #partofthefamily Best wishes from all of us, Eluisa and the team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We stayed at the Morukuru Family home on Dec. 23rd leaving on the 27th. The accommodations were absolutely beautiful and perfect for our family of 12, with children from 9 to 21 . MARK and LINDIE were on top of all situations and catered to our every whim. The safari staff including Boike, Shane, Fergerson and Mark were so knowledgeable... More 

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

To the lovely Keenan Family. It was a pleasure to have you with us and we are so pleased that you all had such an unforgettable stay with us. The team are delighted that you remember them all by name and all send their best wishes and love. We hope that you will one day return to your African home... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

What an amazing and unforgettable experience at Morukuru Family!! Our honeymoon was perfect, every detail was well thought and anticipated, every surprise was another cherry on the cake! Many thanks to the whole Morukuru team for their kindness, their availability and discretion, their attention to every detail, their guest anticipation during these 6 days... Special thanks to: - Shane (very... More 

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

We are so touched by your beautiful review and thank you from the bottom of our hearts for sharing your magical experience with others. We wish you both a life of happiness together filled with all the things you love most. Maybe one day we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back when your own little family of 2... More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

The house we stayed in was perfect for our big family (we are 9) The rooms are all the same and equally beautiful. The managers Paula and Warren were perfect in their roles making the stay very pleasant and allowing our privacy as well. The cleaning staff was also perfect, always working in the background without being noticed. Not to... More 

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

Dear Caren, Thank you so much for sharing your Morukuru experience with the Tripadvisor community. We are truly delighted that you enjoyed the wonderful Morukuru staff, the spaciousness of Farm House and your overall safari experience with us. We are also very appreciate for the honest feedback about the cuisine. As a collective team, we would like to apologize that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We had been dreaming of a safari for a long time. Morukuru was our dream come true. Beautiful, comfortable house with so many terraces we could have each meal in a different location. The best food in South Africa. But what surprised us the most was the value of Andrew's expertise. We did so much more than just look at... More 

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

Knowing we have made your safari dreams come true is what makes everything we do so worthwhile. We are delighted that we were able to make this time such a special one for all of you, animal lovers or not! :-) You will always have a home in Africa waiting for you. Best wishes on behalf of Andrew and his... More 

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