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  • Excellent76%
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  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“game drives”(100 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lodge has superb and comfortable, accommodation facilities, the staff are all very friendly and helpful, and the food 10 out of 10, will definitely visit again!!Thanks guys, keep up the good work!!

1  Thank chantelb2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great 4 nights and 9 game drives. Duncan, our guide was fantastic. All of the staff, especially Gerald, were great. Gerald, thank you again for letting my son use your wifi so he could take his on-line college class test ! Food was...More

1  Thank gobirds3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a free weekend in Johannesburg and decided that a top game drive trip was needed! Google ... and Thakadu is one of top ten around Johannesburg... did my enquiries... sounded so cool! Booked! Fly in is best, greeted by Duncan my guide for...More

Thank Garry R
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Our ranger, Vincent, was fantastic, we have been to many lodges and he was definitely one of the best we have ever had (Well done Vincent). The lodge was pleasant and equipped with all the necessities (we had power issues in our tent, but was...More

Thank TrevorBurchell
Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded July 10, 2018

Dear TrevorBurchell Thank you for your review. Please accept my sincere apologies for been served cold food. I appreciate you did bringing it under our attention. It was a privilege hosting you at Thakadu River Camp

Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Had a four night stay here. All meals are included and the quality of the food was superb. I really appreciated how well my gluten intolerance was catered for. Thanks Chef(s). It was a lovely touch that the Chef visited each group of guests at...More

Thank Terrybelle1966
Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded July 10, 2018

Dear Terrybelle1966 It was a pleasure hosting you at Thakadu River Camp. We are glad to see that you enjoyed your stay.

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
$509 - $683 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 River View Hotel in Madikwe Game Reserve
#9 Great View Hotel in Madikwe Game Reserve
#16 Charming Hotel in Madikwe Game Reserve
#5 Family Hotel in Madikwe Game Reserve
#19 Romantic Hotel in Madikwe Game Reserve
#8 Quaint Hotel in Madikwe Game Reserve
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$509 - $683 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 River View Hotel in Madikwe Game Reserve
#9 Great View Hotel in Madikwe Game Reserve
#16 Charming Hotel in Madikwe Game Reserve
#5 Family Hotel in Madikwe Game Reserve
#19 Romantic Hotel in Madikwe Game Reserve
#8 Quaint Hotel in Madikwe Game Reserve
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Laura B
August 14, 2018|
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Response from Tracy L | Reviewed this property |
yes the drives were included and if you wanted to you could tip your driver at the end of the trip
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Dani L
January 25, 2018|
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Response from Elle D | Reviewed this property |
Yes yes. There is a game drive in the morning and afternoon. Just phone the lodge and confirm the times. Their customer service was great.
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"Recommend tents 1-4 as they are the closest to the lodge."
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"As the rooms are like pearls on a chain along the river - it would be good for people with limited movement..."
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"The room was perfect... though the only issue we had were marks on the head board of the bed. Probably where..."
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"If you need to be close to reception nd facilities, you need to stick to rooms 1 to 4 max. the rooms are..."
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