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Tuningi Safari Lodge

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Cayenne, French Guiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It' sour second stay in this lodge and it's always so good. It's the best if you travel with young children. Activities for them are planned during the lunch break. Room are very cosy, with a fireplace used during wintertime. The Rangers are very efficient and friendly, 2 games per day, special thanks to Cornelius who gave us the luck... More 

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The lodge is comfortable and beautiful. I was received with a warm welcome. My main objective for my visit to the Madikwe Game Reserve was to increase my opportunity to view the amazing African Painted Wild Dogs. The trip was successful! I met my objective. However, even if I had not been fortunate enough to view the doggies, I would... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Tuningi during our visit to Madikwe and had an extremely memorable visit. It's a special place. We had a cottage overlooking a trail leading to a watering hole and saw a number of animals from the comfort of our balcony. They have two game drives everyday and their guides go out of their way to ensure the... More 

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Karratha, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bit hesitant to share my review as I believe this is one of those (reasonably well) hidden jewels in South Africa. The lodge is just so inviting....everything about it is the stuff (safari) dreams are made of....so it's a great lodge but it has to be said the staff make it even better. Loved our five nights here -... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have spent 5 magical days at Tuningi. We had the pleasure of staying at Tunungi as a couple about 10 years ago and returned with our twin boys of 12 years of age.It was a stunning family experience. From the moment we arrived, the warmth of the lodge embraced us. We stepped into our accomodation, with a view over... More 

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Port Chester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were very very happy with our experience at Tuningi. The room was excellent, although as others have said, it's not pleasant when it's cold to have to shower outdoors. Actually, the shower is lovely. It's the getting back to the room that's painfully cold. Also, we found the lighting a little dim. It was a beautiful and large space,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Most wonderful experience!!! Wonderful game drives with Gavin&Jacques, beautiful lodge with Heidi's attention to detail found in everything, great food and most friendly staff made our stay a very memorable experience... a big thumbs up to beautiful and very special Tuningi 👌👍

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

We bought this safari at a charity ball. We didn't know anything about Madikwe reserve or Tuningi! So we went on trip advisor to find out a bit more about it! When we got here on June 14th 2016, it was cold. I mean really cold! A warm welcome from Heidi, and from the wood fire in the chimney, a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We stayed in 'Little Tuningi' which is the family suite and another suite next door. The rooms were really spacious, clean and everything you could ask for. However, there are no indoor showers. The outdoor shower is amazing but not being able to shower inside (despite freezing temperatures) was a bit of a challenge. The lodge is very child and... More 

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

We love to try new lodges and go to at least 3 a year and I must say Tuningi in Madikwe has been one of the best to date, cannot fault anything, from arrival to departure we were well looked after. Room was fabulous, food excellent, game drives rewarding and was very impressed as to how well the lodge was... More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Tuningi Safari Lodge

Address: Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
Location: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Hotel Class:5 star — Tuningi Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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