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Mkuze Falls Game Lodge

On the R66, 30km South of Pongola | Magudu, Pongola 3170, 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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place may be a bit out of the way but it is worth the effort to get here. We drove but you can also be picked up from several regional airports or if you want to splurge, they have a private airstrip. The lodge and setting are breathtaking! We were upgraded to the family chalet and it was amazing.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

OMG loved this place. I was with friends who drove us from Johannesburg (make sure you have good directions) and we were given a warm welcome on arrival and straight into lunch. The dining view looks over the falls and is spectacular. We were then shown to our chalet which was beautiful. In particular i became obsessed with the outdoor... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We loved this game reserve. The location is superb in terms of views and perhaps the most beautiful reserve where we have ever stayed. The chalets are beautifully located over the waterfall and river. As noted in other reviews, the chalets and especially the bathroom could use a makeover. Especially the toilet with wooden (old) toilet seat can use some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Mkuze Falls is a top notch private game viewing experience with stunning accommodation in Raised rooms overlooking the falls. Jabulani & Elliot were our Ranger & Tracker and they did an awesome job with both large & small animals & birds. Excellent food & service. They also have a Bass dam in the reserve which was a huge amount of... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We spent an absolutely superb 3 nights at Mkuze Falls Lodge in December. Really relaxing lodge with gorgeous rooms and we particularly enjoyed the game drives due to our knowledgeable guide & tracker - Jabulani & Eliot, as well as the dramatic scenery. The kids had a fabulous time and are bugging us to go back already! The food was... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Have just spent 3 nights at Mkuze Falls at the end of December with the family. The location of the lodge is awesome, you look over the river & falls which is gorgeous. The staff were all amazing, especially our guide Jabulani & tracker, Elliot. We saw so many wonderful animals! They were both amazing & have eyes that would... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We stayed here as part of a tour around KwaZulu Natal visiting Protea Hotel Edward for 2 nights, Durban; Alpine Heath, Drakensberg for 3 nights; Isandlwana Lodge for 2 nights; Mkuze Falls Game Reserve for 3 nights; and Imvubu Lodge, Richards Bay for 2 nights. We flew into Durban via Jo'berg and hired a 4 x 4 (Toyota Fortuner) from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Arrived much later than planned due to wrong directions (from tour agent and Google Maps who have the wrong location - not Mkuze Falls own website which shows it correctly) and fell into bed. From next morning on things improved greatly. Accommodation is good and comfortable with fine views, and the restaurant/bar are excellent. But best of all are the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

My husband and I went to Mkuze falls as part of our honeymoon and we truly loved every moment off it. The whole experience was perfect, we manage a lodge on a game reserve ourselves and can highly recommend this lodge to other guests. The food is delicious and there is plenty of it, the rooms are beautiful, each having... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Very welcoming, excellent food and attentive service. Rooms fabulous with all you could possibly want. Plunge pool and outside hot shower thoroughly enjoyed by my teenage son. Loved the hot bath which was run and welcomed you back from an evening game drive. Hot water bottle for the morning game drive also a treat. Game drives good with attentive guide/driver... More 

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