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“A dream come true!” 5 of 5 stars
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Site | Welgevonden Game Reserve, Vaalwater 0530, South Africa   |  
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“A dream come true!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

We stayed here as 2 families (4 kids, 2 grandmas and 4 parents). The Lodge is perfectly situated in front of a waterhole where Charlie the Hippo will gaze at you lovingly every day. He will also pop out for his afternoon tea and game of hide & seek with the rhinos right in front of the Lodge. Other animals regularly came wandering by - giraffes, gnus, wild pigs, zebras, impalas, etc.
The Lodge has 5 suites which are arranged in bungalows either side of the main building, each one built like its own cocoon of privacy and comfort. Stuart & his team look after every single detail from start to finish. A special mention for Maria's cooking which is to die for!
Stuart's passion for every single living creature really brings the Bush to life - he provides very clear explanations of how every species interacts and their habits. When on a game drive, he stops for everything - nothing is missed - from elephants to scorpions & millipedes.
We experienced and learnt so much during our week at Metsi Lodge, we loved every minute of it - I look dreamily at my photos and can't wait to return!

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Location
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  • Rooms
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  • Service
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  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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Address: Site | Welgevonden Game Reserve, Vaalwater 0530, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Waterberg > Vaalwater
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 31 Specialty Lodging in Vaalwater
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Metsi Lodge is a luxurious, full serviced, safari escape, perfect for those seeking an intimate Big 5 bush experience with family and friends. ... more   less 
Also Known As:
Metsi Lodge Vaalwater, Waterberg, South Africa

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