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Impodimo Game Lodge

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Wonderboom Gate, Madikwe Game Reserve 2874, South Africa
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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Chalet 2 overlooks a muddy water hole where we saw animals every day.Knowledgeable Rangers had us following Cheetahs on the hunt. We saw Lions and Black Rhino, Giraffe and many types of buck. Small Klip Springers have adopted the lodge as home and welcome you back after a drive. The food and service is excellent. I hope the rains come... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Impodimo Game lodge was simply magical. Being my first safari, I knew the trip was going to be like nothing I had experienced before however, I could not have anticipated that the standard of service across all areas of my stay would have been as high as they were. The main lodge, the accommodation overlooking the watering hole, the... More 

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East Horsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

After a fabulous trip along the Garden Route we could not leave South Africa without visiting a Game Reserve. Our travel agent could not have picked a more perfect venue for us than Impodimo Lodge. Our accommodation had open views at the back and whilst unpacking the first exciting viewing was a herd of elephants walking past on their way... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Roland and Holyday guided us safely through the bushes of Madiwke. We saw four cheetas, resting in the evening sun and a Elefant herd that suddendly approached our vehicle.My learning was that we allways should respect the space of wild animals. We enjoyed everything and returned to Joburg with great memories.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Impodimo Game Lodge is a rather understated lodge in the Madikwe Game Reserve in South Africa. The lodge is elegantly if simply furnished and staffed by an incredible team. From the moment we arrived until we left, nothing was unattended to. The hospitality was wonderful and the food excellent. However, the real win was our game viewing. I have never... More 

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sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The impodimo is a beautiful small lodge with only 8 rooms and really customized service. The trackers sit and eat with you at dinners, wake you up in the morning and make every effort to make your stay comfortable. We got to see all of the animals and even got to see some rare sightings like leopards, wild dogs, a... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We just spent a two night safari at Impodimo's family suite. Upon arrival I couldn't help but compare to another lodge we did in Madikwe (jack's lodge) and because of the price difference I was from the arrival quite impressed, the size of the suite, the decor are very nice and the VIEW is just amazing. The dining facilities for... More 

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IMPLodgeManager, Manager at Impodimo Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear acl2311 Thank you so much for taking the time to write your wonderful review. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the food, accommodation and game drives. Patrick and Holiday is a real assist to our lodge. Regarding the mosquito nets, we are in the process of getting new nets for those units, Unfortunately due to the festive... More 

The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

3 years ago my wife and I visited South Africa for the first time. Now we were in the fortunate position to return but this time with our son of 2,5 years old and my parents. Given the age of our son we were very curious to see if we would enjoy our trip as much as the first time,... More 

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IMPLodgeManager, Manager at Impodimo Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear MarAndJP Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. Thank you for such amazing praise of our beautiful lodge and our excellent guides. I am pleased that Cornel and Ronnie exceeded your expectations and found you all that they did. I hope your son had a very enjoyable first game drive and that will encourage... More 

Auckland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

If you only ever get to go to one game park and one lodge, go to Impodimo Game Lodge in the Madiwke Game Reserve. We traveled here with our two adult children and spent 4 nights at Impodimo. I cannot fault the place, but a word of warning. Do not come here if you are watching your weight! The food... More 

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IMPLodgeManager, Manager at Impodimo Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear GeemacAuckland Thank you so much for taking the time to write this great review. We are thrilled to hear that you had a great time with Patrick and Holiday and enjoyed the food and company. The Deluxe Safari is always a wonderful experience. We really look forward to hosting you back at Impodimo hopefully in the near future P.S... More 

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We came here on our honeymoon and we were totally blown away. This is our first time safari and didn't know what to expect. From the very moment we got there we saw all kinds of animals (straight from the airfield). Once we arrived at the hotel our words were completely lost. This place absolutely stunning. The location, the villas... More 

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IMPLodgeManager, Manager at Impodimo Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Richard V Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We are so happy to read that you enjoyed your honeymoon with us. We try our best to make every moment of this special occasion one to remember. Having the added advantage of the elephants coming to drink while you were swimming must have been... More 

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