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Morukuru Family Madikwe

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Madikwe, Madikwe Game Reserve 2838, South Africa
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Marlow, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We are just back from the most magical trip to Morukuru and it's hard to know where to start with the praise! We went with a large family group, so were spread across Farm House, Owners and River House. Personally, we stayed in Farm House, which is even more stunning in reality than it looks in the pictures. Large, airy,... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived and the singing welcome from the staff to the time we left (and a musical farewell) we could not fault the friendliness, helpfulness and amazing knowledge of the staff at Morukuru River House. Special thanks to the management team Vivian and Okker, not forgetting Gummy, Isaac, Kat and James who all their best to make... More 

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Thank superluke19
Rinse W, Guest Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

Dear Superluke19, Vivian, Okker and the whole team were delighted to host you all for your stay at River House. We are very happy to read that you had such a wonderful time with us. Okker was very happy to be able to use your lense and he will forward the images he took to you soonest. You were wonderful... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You would think that for a family of six, with 4 children between the ages of 6 and 16, it would be difficult to find a place we all like, let alone one we are all happy to keep returning to year after year. The reality is that it is difficult... with the notable exception being Morukuru where the service... More 

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Rinse W, Guest Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

Dear 730jim, Carri, Andrew and the whole team were so happy to see you all back again for the sixth time! We loved how you went for a run in our 'safe area' and how you all enjoyed the pool to cool down. Andrew loved to play touch rugby and promises to be fitter next year..... Our Chef Esmeralda is... More 

Sarasota, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment of arrival to the moment we left, EVERYTHING was taken care of in a caring and professional way. We stayed in the Owner's House, which is a beautifully appointed 2 bedroom 2 ½ bath home. My husband and I stayed in one room and our 3 children stayed in the other bedroom. The house is very beautiful... More 

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Rinse W, Guest Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

Dear 1floridagirlatlast, Thank you very very much for this lovely review of your stay with us at Owner's House. Stefan and Rose-Mary loved having your family as our guests and the whole team had great fun with you. Stefan in fact was quite surprised to hear Lane cheer for the lions as they were chasing the buffalo ;). We hope... More 

Zuid Afrika
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What an excellent staf! What a perfect setting! What a wonderful family holiday! We spend 4 days at the river house with our family including 2 grandchildren of 5 and 6 years old. All of the staff have been treating them like princes with full attention. We felt like royalties as well. Every detail was taken care of including the... More 

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Rinse W, Guest Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

Dear Adriaantje, Debbie, Warren and the team at River House had so much fun hosting your family. Everybody was very impressed by how the two young ladies handled the gamedrives, especially the lion kill at the end of your stay! It is great to read your comments and the whole team is very happy that you enjoyed your time with... More 

St Peter Port, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Our family of 22 including 12 grandchildren aged 16 years down to 18 months took over all the 3 lodges at Morukuru just before Christmas for 3 nights - my 70 th birthday treat to take the whole famil on Safari Well we could not have found anywhere more ideal and perfect . All the children did most if the... More 

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Rinse W, Guest Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

Dear Marianne, First of all we are very happy that you have chosen Morukuru Family for your 70th birthday celebrations! Our whole team loved having you and your family as our guests for 3 nights. Thank you so much for taking the time to write this beautiful review of your stay. Carri, Andrew and the rest of the team had... More 

Hamilton, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Our recent stay at Owner's House has left us eager to return. This is a marvellous property, beautifully furnished and providing every amenity and personalized service that you could wish for. Debbie is excellent as house manager. She and her highly professional team will accommodate your every need and provide you with many creative and memorable experiences. You truly are... More 

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Rinse W, Guest Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

Dear WendyS0403, Debbie, Warren, Gummy, Asion, Donald and the rest of the team at Owner's House had a great time hosting you at Owner's House! Thank you so much for posting this wonderful review, as you managed to really capture all the special things that we like to offer to our guests. We are very happy that you had such... More 

howarthhouse
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

The most amazing holiday we could have wished for, from the minute we arrived to the minute we left it was breath taking. A massive thank you to Andrew, Paula and the rest of the gang for making every moment so memorable for myself and all my family. All I can say is amazing, amazing, amazing and we will definitely... More 

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Rinse W, Guest Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

Dear Howarthhouse, Paula, Andrew and the rest of the team wish you a very Happy 2016 and we thank you very much for your very nice review after you stay with us in Madikwe. We are very happy to read that we created an amazing holiday for you. We hope to see you back soon! #partofthefamilynow Warm regards on behalf... More 

Winnipeg, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

The Morukuru Family lodges are truly designed for family enjoyment. Our family (grandparents, parents, aunt and twin 4 year olds) could not have asked for a more amazing adventure that came wrapped in luxury at the Morukuru River Lodge. The Lodge was an ideal environment for our family and the setting and every aspect of care far exceeded our expectations.... More 

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Rinse W, Guest Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

Dear AllanBecker1, It was a huge pleasure hosting your family at Morukuru River Lodge! Carri, Andrew and the entire team had a great time with you all. It was so nice to see the twins enjoying the pool and slowly building up the courage to sit in the tracker seat with Boiky for the short drive to the gate. The... More 

Plano, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Our recent stay at the Owner's House provided my girlfriend and me the ultimate of luxury and the African Experience! You are treated like royalty, from the welcoming greeting of the entire staff, to the fabulous accommodations, and the twice daily game drives with Warren and Gummy - nothing was left out. The meals provided by Asi were the quality... More 

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Rinse W, Guest Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

Dear Dev J, Thank you so much for these very kind words of appreciation. Warren, Debbie and the whole team truly enjoyed having you as our guests, especially since this was your very first safari and you had chosen our Owner's House for that occasion. We were happy to share the magic of Africa with you and we hope that... More 

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