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Madikwe Safari Lodge

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Madikwe Game Reserve, Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
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Madikwe Safari Lodge
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Moncton, New Brunswick
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

From the time the staff meet you at the airstrip, and drive you to the lodge, you know you will be well taken care of. The Lodge is beautiful, the decor, the rooms are amazing, the staff are awsome! The Rangers are experts. We think our Ranger Micheal is the best. The food, the quality, the staff .......this lodge surpasses... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A really good "get away from it all" Safari experience with lovely food and drink to go with it, served in a lovely location. Highly recommend going there as a family or romantic trip. Great fun, great staff n a lovely peaceful and quiet environment.

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Moncton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

First time doing a safari, and Madekwi out did them selves. the staff, the food, rooms, service everything was 101 %. Our ranger Micheal was extremly knowledgeable, friendly, and made sure everyone was good with everything. There is not one thing you say wrong about this place. if you dont go there, you dont know what your missing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Kopano lodge is the smallest and most intimate of Madikwe Safari lodges three camps. We stayed end of March for 3 nights and were treated first like royalty and then like family by Clive (lodge Manager) & JP (ranger); ably supported by a wonderful cast of kind, smiling staff. It seems a cliché to say that high end lodges' people... More 

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Redondo Beach CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved, loved, loved everything about this place. Spent 3 days here in May 2015 and found every aspect of this lodge and operation to be outstanding. Staff were so friendly we were joking like old friends by the time we left. Our guide Michael was superb. Very professional, experienced and always smiling. And while we spotted 4 of the Big... More 

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County Londonderry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dream come true destination! The hospitality is out of this world, from the general staff you meet on the pathways to the management, geniune smiles and interest all the way. Our experience was out of this world! We met our ranger, Donald, on our first afternoon high tea, such a good and friendly fellow. Our drive was amazing, being spoiled... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stay in the Dithaba Lodge (which is a four suites part of the Madikwe Safari Lodge) over a long weekend. We received the perfect service which we expected. Suite, room and the game reserve are fantastic! Especially if you like lions you'll see many. Hence less than usual of Zebra and Wildebeest (gnus). The ECO house with activities for... More 

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Greater Canberra, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upon arrival at Madikwe Safari Lodge, you are welcomed by staff members that overwhelms you with genuine smiles, cold water and refreshing warm towels. The interior decorating of the lodge is amazingly beautiful, rustic enough for the bush, but cleverly planned, you just feel at home from the moment you enter. The rooms are spacious, and not clustered onto each... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Madikwe was our first safari camp and it did not disappoint. We stayed in Kopano which was a delight. Our rooms were large and well appointed. Our outdoor space was large and our views great. JP our guide shared his passion for adventure. He made sure we received a great education. The food was delicious and everyone who worked there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed April 2015 in a two bed family room. This is an amazing safari lodge. I really don't think the website does it justice. We spent 3 nights there. we were collected from the airstrip by our safari ranger, Nicky and then driven back to the lodge where we were met by Thula and Helen. The first impression was great,... More 

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