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Pitse Lodge

Site 49, Welgevonden Game Reserve 0530, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Staying at the Pitse Lodge was nothing short of a superb experience. Upon our arrival at the lodge, we were welcomed by the complete staff, waiting outside by the front door. That alone already felt great. Included were 4 game drives, with Haydn, the ranger. Such a nice guy, very patient and highly knowledgeable. Good fun! There were 4 pairs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

WoW, what an incredible experience! Was it the scenery, was it the detail in attention, was it the star class food, was it the cheeta near kill just in front of us at the lodge? I really don't know. I guess it was it all that gave us, a party of 4, a very very special feeling. The attention given... More 

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Breda, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We have been to many game lodges in SA, but this one is definitely the best we have seen. Rooms are extremely spacious and very close to the wildlife, you can invite rhinos to your patio. The guests have exclusive use to the whole lodge, which make you feel really at home, and spoiled by the wonderful staff. Christie and... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We (a family of four including children ages 10 and 13) came to Pitse (in August 2013) primarily because we had a great experience with Haydn and Christie, the married couple who now run Pitse, at a different lodge in another reserve in South Africa some six years ago. We so enjoyed their company and were so impressed by their... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We got married at Pitse Lodge in 2011. With just a minister, his wife as photographer and witness, Ranger Haydn as witness and his wife Christie as caterer, wedding day planner and maid of honor helping my wife get dressed.... The staff of Paulina, Pieter and the rest singing to us afterwards... An elephant walking by during the day and... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

We went as a family of 3 generations and had a fantastic stay at Pitse. Christie, Haydn and the staff left no stone unturned if their efforts to ensure we had an enjoyable visit. Pitse is perfectly suited to a group who wish to take an entire lodge. The rooms are extremley comfortable, food very good, and the timings and... More 

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Florida, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

My family stayed at Pitse in February 2013, and I cannot rave enough about the experience we had! Pitse is an EXCLUSIVE lodge, meaning your party is the ONLY group at the lodge during your stay. I was floored when we pulled up and the whole staff was lined up to greet us with refreshments and hot towels. It was... More 

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The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2012

Pitse Lodge brought us the most personalized safari experience ever! Managed by a very dedicated young couple, Kirstie and Haydn, this lodge is situated in the South of Welgevonden. As this is a very specific area of Welgevonden, we recommend a stay combined with a lodge more up North in the park to get a good notice of the diversity... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2009

We had a wonderful time at Pitse. The Lodge is really designed to give each booking individualized attention and the staff tailored everything to our needs and preferences. We visited with young children and the excellent chef made delicious meals that the whole family could enjoy at times appropriate for both young children and adults - the food and service... More 

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