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  • Excellent93%
  • Very good5%
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  • Terrible0%
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“watering hole”(72 reviews)
“game drives”(120 reviews)
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Free Wifi
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Free Breakfast
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5 Star Hotel
Etali Safari Lodge has earned a reputation for offering our guests a unique and personalized luxury African safari experience, wherein nature, relaxation and comfort combine to form an unforgettable memory. Whether out on safari, enjoying a massage in our spa, dining on our gourmet...
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Madikwe Game Reserve, Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
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29.2 miles to Sir Seretse Khama Intl Airport
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Reviewed 4 days ago

our stay at the Etali Safari Lodge was unforgettable. The lodge is in excellent condition and the staff is very friendly. They always tried to fulfill all wishes. In the own lodge one has it very quiet and can enjoy the privacy fully. The game...More

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1  Thank PiSwitzerland
Management response:Responded yesterday

Dear Ruedisueli, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay with us in the Madikwe Game Reserve. We are glad to hear that your experience was so unforgettable and hope to see you again soon at the lodge. Kind Regards, Koos...More

Property's Favorite Review
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Etali Lodge more than lives up to the glowing Tripadvisor reviews. Game Drives are designed to give you exposure to the heart of Natural Africa..Each drive is unique and viewings begin shortly after leaving the gates of the Lodge. Our Ranger/driver Lazarus and Alfred our...More

1  Thank Keepongoing
Response from Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded March 12, 2018

Dear Keepongoing, Thank you for taking the time to write such a warm endorsement of your stay with us in the Madikwe Game Reserve. We are glad to hear that we exceeded our stellar reputation during your stay and that all the attention to detail...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband & I, both seniors in our 70’s, where finally able to take our dream vacation to Africa. The Etali Lodge exceeded our expectations in every way ! Beautiful spacious room with heated dipping pool, & view of the fantastic waterhole. 5 Star food,...More

Thank wendyDelaware
Management response:Responded 5 days ago

Dear Wendy, Thank you very much taking the time to review your stay with us in the Madikwe Game Reserve. We are very glad to hear that this was the trip of a lifetime for you and that you enjoyed the cheetah collaring expedition! We...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Great location, great service, great food, great room and amazing animal viewing. This place is 5 stars. I would highly recommend this resort to anyone. Congratulations to Koos and Susan Potgieter for creating such a beautiful place.

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Thank thealy923
Management response:Responded 5 days ago

Dear Them, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us in the Madikwe Game Reserve. It was a pleasure hosting you at the lodge and we hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our 2 night stay in Etali was wonderful! We traveled with another family and totaled 5 kids between the ages of 8 and 14. Our guide and tracker were the same throughout our stay, ensuring the maximum variety in what we did. They were extremely...More

Thank Terrell B
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Dear Terrell, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us in the Madikwe Game Reserve. It was an a pleasure hosting you at the lodge and hope to see you again for a longer stay! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali...More

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Etali Safari Lodge has earned a reputation for offering our guests a unique and personalized luxury African safari experience, wherein nature, relaxation and comfort combine to form an unforgettable memory. ...More Whether out on safari, enjoying a massage in our spa, dining on our gourmet cuisine or simply relaxing next to our waterhole while local wildlife comes to you allow us to make your next vacation truly unforgettable. We cater to all dietary requirements including strictly Kosher. Families are welcome at Etali Safari Lodge. Less
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
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simona47
March 25, 2017|
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Response from JonSyd | Reviewed this property |
Hi we just stayed there. its a short walk from the lodge , 2-3 min tops. Its probably the most private of the lodges, but it does not have a direct view of the water hole. It is however one of the " roads" taken by the... More
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saxon27
September 1, 2016|
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stfreedman
August 31, 2016|
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Response from Andrew L | Reviewed this property |
All the rooms are lovely, but I think the only ones with a clear view are those near the waterhole. Remember though that the real opportunity to see animals are on the game drives in the morning and evening. During the... More
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"View of water hole"
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"Lodge 5, private with great view of waterhole yet close to main lodge"
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"Room 5,6 and 7 (my personal favouite) All these rooms overlook the waterhole and are close to the main..."
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"Request a room with view of the waterhole"
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