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Impodimo Game Lodge

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Wonderboom Gate, Madikwe Game Reserve 2874, 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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Lodge, Rangers and trackers we good, but the quality of the staff was very poor and the food was below standard. I felt there was a level of hostility from some of the staff, which was very concerning - too much trouble !! There wasn't anyone staff member running the show!! Very disappointed !!

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

Good day Keith B Thank you very much for taking the time in writing a review on Impodimo Game Lodge. It pains me to read that you did not enjoy your stay at Impodimo. When I read your review I immediately started to investigate the facts around your stay. I apologize if you did not like the options we provided... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Madikwe is an amazing place and Impodimo does it justice. The rooms - the rooms are comfortable and very well appointed. We travelled as a family of 4 with 2 small boys, 8 and 6, who had single beds in our room. While not spacious for 4, there was ample room. You get the idea of the kind of place... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I had an amazing time in Impodimo, the lodges look over a watering hole so we spent hot afternoons watching elephant, giraffe and zebra coming to get a drink. Our ranger was absolutely fantastic, he was so knowledgeable and we had great fun with him at the meals and on the drives. A highlight was a huge... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

That's the question I posed to my sister, when she said she wanted to take 'close-up' photographs of animals in a Game Reserve. Secondly, she had limited time to travel & spend in a Game Reserve (i.e. we spent two nights). Private Game Reserve is the only route to go then, if you want to see as much as possible,... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

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 March 16, 2015

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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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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