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Marc's Treehouse Lodge

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Kennebunk, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Offering the same excellent game viewing activities as Tremisana Lodge, with a slightly more authentic bush experience. Reed cabins with thatched roofs overlooking a river. Lots of young adventurers here. Excellent staff. See my review of Tremisana with Photos.

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Elbridge, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Viva Safaris and the entire staff at Tremisana and Marc's Treehouse exceeded expectations. From the pick up point of choice in Johannesburg to the drop off was exactly as planned. The meals included were excellent. The staff was amazing and very knowledgable. The sightings of the big 5 were spectacular! We felt safe the entire trip, well organized and will... More 

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VivaSafaris, General Manager at Marc's Treehouse Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Lauri Thanks for writing such a succint and pleasing review ! We are so pleased to know that Viva Safaris and our staff exceeded all expectations. It is good that everything went exactly to plan and that you enjoyed the meals and the staff. You were fortunate to have "spectacular" sightings of the Big Five ! We , too,... More 

Oslo, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were 9 friends who went on a 4 days safari in Kruger Park. We stayed in this lodge for 2 nights, both nights in the tents. The tents were surprisingly nice and the beds were comfortable. Our beds were also tied up in the morning! The food was great and the staff were really friendly. We miss you, Victor!!... More 

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VivaSafaris, General Manager at Marc's Treehouse Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Michelle We are also " very satisfied " with your great review ! Must have been an absolute blast - nine friends in tents ! We are glad that you found the tents " surprisingly nice" and that the beds were comfortable. I shall be sure to give Victor your regards ! Be well Piero More 

Olathe, Kansas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first trip out of the country and I didn't know what to expect. I was a little nervous, being from Kansas. After my experience with Viva Safaris and the people at Marc's Treehouse Lodge, I want to go back! Every single person was friendly and helpful. The value was unbelievable. Breakfast and dinner were made every day... More 

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VivaSafaris, Manager at Marc's Treehouse Lodge, responded to this review

Hi We are pleased that a nervous Kansas kid was so happy with our product that you want to come back ! Please do so ! We are very happy that you found our safari package " unbelievable" value and that the ladies obliged not only by preparing delicious food but also by helping you out with your laundry. You... More 

Barcelona, Spain
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent option for safari accommodation. The tree houses are confortable, not too close to each other so it's very quite and you get the feeling of being in the middle of the bush! Lots of animals around in the morning, nice common areas to chill out. Very helpful and nice staff... I would definitely go back there again!

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VivaSafaris, General Manager at Marc's Treehouse Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there Thanks for a really nice review ! We are pleased that you experienced being " in the middle of the bush " . Good to know that the staff were nice and helpful. You are always welcome to come back again - we look forward to being of service. Kind regards Piero More 

Buxton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Grandma daughter and two grand daughters visited Marc's Treehouse lodge in August 2016. We were made very welcome by Victor and Margaret. The accommodation is rustic, surrounded by trees and our toilet and showers were just outside our house. Our food was plentiful and our served in the boma. Our visits to Kruger brought sights of the big five and... More 

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VivaSafaris, General Manager at Marc's Treehouse Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Derek Thanks for a good review. It is wonderful to know that all the girls - three generations - had a great time on safari. We are pleased that Margrett and Victor and their staff were able to ensure that everything was to your liking. You were very fortunate to see the Big Five including a pride of lions... More 

Guildford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wanted to take my whole family, (8 of us - 7 adults and 1 child) for a safari and am so pleased I chose Viva Safaris. Our ages ranged from 13 to 84 so we were quite diverse, but everyone was accomodated. The more adventurous of us went on the bush walks and saw a black rhino, which was... More 

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VivaSafaris, General Manager at Marc's Treehouse Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Lesley Thanks for such a fantastic review - the title is so very flattering ! It is great to know that your group with such a wide range of ages were all satisfied with the experience. Black Rhino sighting on a Bush walk must have had everybody's adrenaline surging ! We are especially pleased that you enjoyed the game... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed for four nights a Marc's Treehouse Lodge, as part of a 6-day AfricanBudgetSafaris / VivaSafaris trip. Having read some of the reviews on TripAdvisor, we requested a "genuine" tree house upon booking, and were very pleased that our request was granted. We had a fantastic time, and look forward to a chance to return. Guests... More 

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VivaSafaris, General Manager at Marc's Treehouse Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Marc-Olivier What a long and detailed review !! We are pleased that you really experienced the magic of our treehouse lodge. Your ablutions were indeed only for your use - each of the three non en-suite units has its own designated shower and loo. We are flattered by your statement that our treehouse lodge beats the impersonal 5 star... More 

Europe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned from a magic safariadventure walking up in the mornings meeting the nice nyala anthelopes, and with so many activities such as educational bushwalk, visit in the private game reserve Tshukudu where I met not only rhinos, buffaloes and lions close up but also the two rehablititated cheethas Toby and Savannah that live and hunt in the wild but... More 

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VivaSafaris, General Manager at Marc's Treehouse Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Thanks for a wonderful review ! It is so rewarding to us to read the obvious gratitude and passion that your review clearly indicates. " Magic ", " Excellent " and " Educational" encapsulate the very essence of our safari experiences and I thank you most sincerely for such kindness !!! Hope to see you soon on your 4th... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I loved my time at Marc's treehouse lodge. For the reasonable price we payed, you really couldn't get any more for your money. Victor was incredibly hospitable and welcoming after a day's safari in the Kruger, and our tent was extremely comfortable and homely. The food was delicious and locally sourced and staff were all friendly and fantastic. Highly recommended!

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VivaSafaris, General Manager at Marc's Treehouse Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Kelly What a pleasure to read your review after the previous one ! We are pleased that you found our product a " truly South African experience " - thanks for that ! Extremely pleasing is your analysis of the unbeatable value for money experience you had. We are really happy to read that your tent was " extremely... More 

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Additional Information about Marc's Treehouse Lodge

Address: Motlala Game Reserve, Kruger National Park, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Number of rooms: 21
Also Known As:
Marc`s Treehouse Hotel Kruger National Park
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