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Makweti Safari Lodge

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Limpopo Province, Welgevonden Game Reserve 0530, 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
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There is something about Africa that pulls at your heartstrings and that is never more evident than after a stay at the majestic Makweti. Surrounded by nature, away from the hustle and bustle, but in luxurious accommodation. In the heat of the midday sun you can plop into a private plunge pool to cool off ahead of an evening game... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is zero negativity I can say about our experience at Makweti Lounge. Our time here was incredible from start to finish and very literally! ALL of the staff at the lodge were outstanding and made us feel relaxed and very welcome. The little touches were massively appreciated and made us feel special. Ranger Test will remain in our memories... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a party of friends who flew out to Makweti for a long weekend. The lodge does everything it says on the tin. We had the most fantastic time. The staff, the food, the accommodation, and game drives were outstanding. We saw lions at a kill, an elephant pushing over a tree, and a hippo yawning, plus lots of... More 

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent lodge With great staf. Food was of Michelin star Quality and The game drivers excellent due to The effort of The ranger(s) Did everything to find the game but also explained how the surge works. Super experience

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

My family and I went on vacation to Zimbabwe and South Africa for two weeks. Our stay at the Makweti lodge was by far the best experience of the whole trip (a significant feat given we visited Victoria Falls, Cape Town and Johannesburg). Though I didn't book the trip myself, my parents wanted me to note that Helen, the sales... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Makeweti is an amazing experience! We stayed at 4 camps in South Africa on this trip, and Makeweti definitely stood out as an elegant resort with a knowledgeable, fun guides/tracker; excellent food; and very comfortable, beautifully decorated, private bungalows. Common areas are also very comfortable and tastefully decorated. The chef is outstanding – the food was excellent, always interesting, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Needing to find a safari lodge for a weekend within reasonable striking distance from J'burg, our search took us to Makweti (One and half hours). What a find and what a jewel! This small boutique-style lodge had everything. Stunnigndesign of the cottages and main lodge to blend in with the surrounsings, comfort in every detail and personal and friendly service... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Stunning Lodge, First Class service, and incredible accommodations. Game Drives are very good. Meals and wine selection is very good. Great attention to your needs, freindly. I wouldn't hesitate to go back.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

My husband and I recently visited for 3 nights. The cabins were elegant and beautiful with their own pools and fireplaces. The food was beyond belief with the chef who produced the most amazing meals and the staff set such lovely tables with an African theme. The guides were all level 3, incredibly informative and able to allow guests out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Makweti is a very special place. The accomodations are beautiful & comfortable, the staff is incredibly attentative & the safari is terrific. Our guide/tracker, Test, was extremely knowledgeable, enthusiastic & a pleasure to be with. Our son has a limited diet & the chef was so accomodating...we all ate a little too well!!! If you can get here, I highly... More 

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