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    Shikwari Game Reserve

    R36 J.G. Strydom Tunnel Road, | Valley of Olifants, Mopani District,, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
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    • Excellent46%
    • Very good27%
    • Average14%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible4%
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    “great weekend” (2 reviews)
    “game reserve” (3 reviews)
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Good of your doing self catering and having Braai very quite and far from town which makes it peaceful and also some guest bring some dogs which make noise. The price was fair but breakfast they forgot we have booked good.More

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    Response from Sue L, Owner at Shikwari Game ReserveResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. Apologies for the dogs barking, they are the managers dogs which we eventually had to collect to stop them barking. We were ready with your breakfast but one of the staff were not aware of this. As I...More

    Reviewed October 30, 2017

    i booked at shikwari lodge because of its location,beautiful view of blydepoort canyon,did not expect the excellent food and treatment from host and staff, we were absaloutely spoilt and trated like a king and queen it was an awesome experience and a wonderful stay,activities were...More

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    Response from Shikwari, Owner at Shikwari Game ReserveResponded October 31, 2017

    Hi to you both We are so happy that you enjoyed you 5 night Honeymoon special with activities at our Shikwari Suites camp. Perhaps we will see you for your 1st Anniversary with a special dinner and the same suite? Thank you for the glowing...More

    Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

    I wish I had checked other reviews before booking this horrendous place. Before booking, Sue sent me a list of activities with prices. The list expressly mentioned that prices are valid until 2018, unfortunately, when my friend and I got there, we were met by...More

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    Response from Shikwari, Owner at Shikwari Game ReserveResponded August 29, 2017

    Hi, Although we do try to keep the rates for Activities down we are beholden to suppliers, food costs, petrol and staff costs. So although we may say that rates are until a certain date it also says that rates may change without notice. I...More

    Reviewed May 8, 2017

    Warm and excellent reception at arrival, great food, humble and understanding staff, wonderful game drive with both Noel(at the farm) and Ann at Kruger National Park. Relaxing and soothing rooms to retire to.

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    Response from Shikwari, Owner at Shikwari Game ReserveResponded May 10, 2017

    Dear mosidid, So glad to hear our staff met with your approval. They do try hard to make everyone's stay memorable. We hope to welcome you again in the near future. Regards Sue.

    Reviewed May 7, 2017

    The place was great, the food was amazing and the service even better. Every detail was well thought out and made the trip extra special. It was great to see animals on the property but when you are in your room, it feels like there...More

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    Response from Shikwari, Owner at Shikwari Game ReserveResponded May 8, 2017

    Dear 262bianca, Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you soon in the near future.

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    • Hoedspruit
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    "Comfortable clean beds and towels. We think the room had not been used for a while and therefore was dusty..."
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