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Impodimo Game Lodge

5.0 of 5 Wonderboom Gate, Madikwe Game Reserve 2874, South Africa
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Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I spent 4 days at Impodimo. We both loved & miss it already. Everyone was kind and helpful, nice food, great safaris, beautiful setting what more could you ask for. Our guides Ruan & Sam were fantastic, seen & learnt so much. We would defiantly recommend staying here wish I was there now.

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

Dear Stephen M It was so wonderful having you and your wife at Impodimo. Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We truly hope that one day we will be able to host you at Impodimo again Best Regards The Impodimo Team More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Impodimo is superb. We spent three nights there and enjoyed six game drives. We cannot praise the place enough. Impeccable service, delicious, copious meals, a good wine list and comfortable, spacious and charming accommodation. each room with its generous outside area and in most cases. like ours, overlooking a waterhole with varied animal action. The atmosphere is sociable, nurtured by... More

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

Dear John C Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. It is so wonderful to read about your experience at Impodimo and that you enjoyed Patrick and Holiday so much. They are a vital part of the Impodimo Team and will surely pass on your review. I am also thrilled to read that you enjoyed... More

Birmingham
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first safari experience, and we loved it. We spent three days at the lodge, and saw the big five, and so much more. Our Ranger, Tyronne, was brilliant. He had detailed knowledge on a whole range of conservation issues and natural phenomena, in addition to the animal behaviour and flora we saw. Sammy, our tracker and spotter,... More

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

Dear MinervaBirmingham Thank you so much for taking the time to write such an amazing review. It is always so great to read reviews like these. I will most certainly pass it on to Tyrone and Sam. They are a real assist to Impodimo. Having a tracker on the front seat does make a huge difference, and you have experienced... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited Madikwe game reserve with South African friends and were very lucky that they managed to book their and our families into this lodge. Upon arrival we were welcomed by Melissa with refreshing drinks and an introduction to the lodge and game drives. We were just in time for the daily high tea and to get ready for the... More

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

Dear Katja_AMS It was wonderful having you and your family at the lodge. As you mentioned in your review we are child friendly and it is extremely important to us to ensure children get educated about nature at a young age. Also, it is great to hear you enjoyed our food and extra amenities. As a lodge we strive to... More

South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Everyone talks about the Big Five, and they are awesome to find and to see and marvel at. But Impodimo does so much more by showing you the little things too, and by fully informing you on animal behaviour, conservation, the uses of the various plants, etc. This time we were there for just a long weekend, and in four... More

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

Dear Annemarie W What a wonderful review. Thank you so much for taking the time to write it. It is definitely our main aim to focus on both The Big 5 as well as all the smaller creatures out there because without them there will be No Big 5. We are also ecstatic to hear that you enjoyed our food... More

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I am so happy that we chose Impodimo to spend our 25th Anniversary. The staff are wonderful and nothing is too much trouble. You are always greeted with a smile. Loved the game drives, our Ranger Ruan is brilliant and took us to many exciting sightings. The food was fantastic,the decor is beautiful and of course the views are amazing.... More

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

Dear Deidre B It was a great pleasure hosting you for your 25th Anniversary. We are thrilled to hear you had a good time and that hopefully we will see you next year for your 26th Anniversary. Warmest Regards The Impodimo Team More

Dorset
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

What a great find. Went with family of six. Accommodation was luxurious despite being a thatched hut. Game came wandering up to the front door. Food was good and vegetarians catered for. Staff very obliging. Game drives in small groups in open jeeps was a real experience and the guides/ trackers clearly knew their job. Bar bill can mount up... More

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

Dear Herbert-Travels-Well Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We are thrilled to hear that you had a great time at Impodimo, and really look forward in having you back Warmest regards The Impodimo Team More

Johannesburg
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We've just spent 5 nights at Impodimo Game Lodge. What an amazing time we had. I can sing their praises from here to Kingdom Come, but thought I'd rather share a story and confession with you. I am an unashamed soap stealer. Wherever I go I steal the soap. This habit goes back many years. Now, wherever I go I... More

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

Dear SusanWoodMann It is always wonderful to have you at Impodimo. Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review, especially about our soaps :) We really look forward to having you back at Impodimo Warmest Regards The Impodimo Team More

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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91 reviews 91 reviews
33 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We stayed at Impodimo Game Lodge for our first ever safari and it was simply fantastic from arrival until departure. A stylish central thatched lodge with bar , dining rooms , lounge and extensive viewing decks leads out to a traditional boma area and then further out to a swimming pool with loungers and shaded eating / service area. This... More

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

Dear Flynn59 We really appreciate you taking the time to write this in depth review. It is always helpful to receive these reviews on TripAdvisor as it helps both staff and management to create a professional environment and an unforgettable experience for our guests. We truly hope that one day we will be able to host you back at Impodimo... More

Kingsford, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Our stay at Impodimo was an exceptional experience. The unfenced lodge, perched on a rise, with stunning views across the plains of Madikwe, and an abundance of wildlife is something to behold. We were fortunate to stay in the family suite with a private pool and each room overlooking the waterhole. We had a wonderful time watching elephants bathing, drinking... More

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

Dear SherriR Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. The Family Unit does have such a great view of the whole Madikwe. We are all very thrilled to hear that you had such a great time with us and really look forward to having you back real soon. I will also pass on... More

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Address: Wonderboom Gate, Madikwe Game Reserve 2874, South Africa
Location: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Impodimo Game Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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