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Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is our 5th or 6th trip to this very special lodge. Forget fluffy towels and jacuzzis...this is simple comfort, good company, tasty food and silent and starry nights with friends old and new. Always great game drives, never disappoints.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is a couple of hours drive north west from Sun City. The directions they give you are perfect. There are a number of factors which make Mosetlha special. The first is the camp fence. The camp is few kilometres inside the reserve and it is surrounded by an electric fence which is about 6 feet off the ground.... More 

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Caroline L, Owner at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Johnwgc Thanks so much for your informative review and kind words about us :) Look forward to having you and your family back, Thanks and best eco regards Caroline Lucas More 

Linkoping, Sweden
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the bests stays I have had! Eating dinner under the african sky and stepping up at 5 AM for a drive through the amazing national park. A must see during a visit to SA! Sleeping in the open huts with the african wild life literally outside your "window" is just unbelievable.

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Thank Sofie L
Caroline L, Owner at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Sofie L We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us :) ... isn't it fun not having a real window and knowing that wild animals are just that close to you? We hope you'll be able to come back soon. Thanks so much for your review, and best eco regards Caroline Lucas More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been the first time at Mosetlha with Colin Mead a recognized photographer from Johannesburg. We have been on our own and we joined John Stewart also a professional recognized photographer. This time we have been on our own again bringing along a business friend from Germany. We had a fantastic time again. The super friendly service where guests... More 

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Caroline L, Owner at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Michael G Ah, this review actually brought a lump to my throat! (I especially love the Hemingway/Livingstone reference - how beautiful.) And, yes, electricity is barely missed - coming home to the camp illuminated with all those romantic lanterns really is something so special every time. People obviously think we are biased when we try to express just how... More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

We organised a trip to the African Bush for our Sydney friends and we were 3 families, with 9 kids among ourselves. We booked out the entire camp and stayed for 4 nights at the end of June 2016. We all loved it, my best safari so far and I think for the rest, a perfect African experience. We especially... More 

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Caroline L, Owner at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Dear LitmusTripper We were so delighted that you brought your group of Aussie friends to come and experience your Africa! I love your list of favourites- (and that Harry tops it :) Sorry to hear that your flight home was a little more eventful than you may have liked - but relieved to hear that all is good now (we... More 

Oswestry, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

We spent two nights at Mosetlha as part of a school trip from Queenswood School, UK. We had 13 girls in our party ranging from 15 to 18 years of age and for most of them this was their first experience of wild Africa and it certainly will not be forgotten. Game viewing with Jonny and Kgomotso was excellent and... More 

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Caroline L, Owner at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jeremy L Thank you so much for your kind words - excellent to hear that your group had a great time (and saw so much!). Because of the success of Chris' talk with your girls, we are trying to do this for all the school/university groups in future :) Delighted to hear your Mosetlha Experience was the hightlight of... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

When going on safari, you have two options apparently... 1) staying in a 5+ star game lodge or 2) staying in a 4+ star game lodge. Beautiful options, but as eco-travelers, my family and I tend to seek a different experience. So, we could not have been happier to stumble across Mosetlha Bush Camp! It was PERFECT for the natural... More 

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Caroline L, Owner at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kathryn O Thank you so much for your lovely, long, in depth, and thorough review! And the first small tweak you suggested - I put new games into the lapa - including a tin of kiddies cards and games :) - on the 29th of June - so just missed you (they were at home waiting for the boxes... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

From start to finish the trip was so totally amazing. Everything about the visit unforgettable. Game viewing with our guide Jonny was A1, accommodation and food A1. Being from Canada this was my first experience at Madikwe and I will return with my husband, the only place we will stay is Mosetlha Bush Camp. WOW.

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Caroline L, Owner at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Dear 1954Maz Thank you - totally amazing is good! We look forward to having you and your husband back with us :) Best eco regards Caroline Lucas More 

Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

We wanted to give our parents in just a few days a serious and good impression of Wild Life and Landscape in Africa. Mosethla is probably the best choice we could ever have made. The extremely knowledgable and friendly ranger Mr. Johnny made the stay and game drives unforgettable. We are traveling more than two years in the Southern African... More 

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Caroline L, Owner at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Dear L7838WCpeterv Thank you for such a great review! I love that you were so happy with choosing us to show your parents a place that would give them a serious and good impression of Africa - Mr Jonny will be pleased that he made your stay so perfect :) We look forward to welcoming you back some time. Thanks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Having stayed at Mosetlha many many times before and having just returned from another great 3 night stay, I have experienced this "gem of the bush" to its fullest and know it well. Mosetlha is a true "home from home" destination with wonderful caring staff and stunning, great food that is lovingly prepared in the traditional way. That is the... More 

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Caroline L, Owner at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks so much, John S Always good to have you with us ... and to tap in to your amazing photographic knowledge, experience and skills! See you at the end of the month :) Thanks and best eco regards Caroline Lucas More 

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Mosetlha, nestled right at the heart of Madikwe Game Reserve and its only genuine eco lodge and authentic bush camp, is unfenced, rustic and intimate. Comfy beds in raised wooden cabins, oil lamps, traditional bush meals prepared on the open fire, a donkey boiler for hot safari showers and twice daily game drives in open 4x4s with expert guides, promise you a true wilderness experience. Come get the dust of Africa on your feet ... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge

Address: Mosetlha Bush Camp, Madikwe Game Reserve 2146, South Africa
Location: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Price Range: $200 - $260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Hotel Madikwe Game Reserve
Mosetlha Bush Camp And Eco Lodge
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