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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow!! Returned after one year and still experienced the truly unique Lodge that we missed so much. Great and friendly staff. Most of them are there for more than 14 years and are still very happy when we spoke to them, well done Management! Food was tops and game drives awesome!! Saw big five twice in 4 day stay, wild... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 5, 2016

We enjoyed our time at MF very much. The accommodation is first class, if a little dated in some aspects and lacking sufficient storage space in our chalet (No. 6). However, that was compensated for by the view over the waterfall and its plunge pool – unfortunately, because of the current drought and the time of our visit the waterfall... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

We have returned to Mkuze Falls for the 5th time over a 9 year period and are never disappointed. Despite a severe drought, Jabu drove us deep into the bush so we could find our favourite sightings of elephant, lion, zebra, giraffe, rhino, buffalo and many more. All the meals with no exception deserves 5 stars and more. Accomodation is... More 

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Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

3 star game reserve. The average food and the service (lack of person in charge / point of contact) in my eyes make this place only a 3 star resort. The most frustrating thing is there is no real point of contact, it's just like take or leave it. The lunch and dinner is the same as what you'll get... More 

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Burford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

I was very pleasantly surprised with Mkuze Falls, as the price we paid was quite low. The accommodation was 5 star, with lovely views from the verandah of the waterhole with hippos and a crocodile. The falls had dried up due to the drought but that wasn't an issue. The staff were very good, learnt our needs very quickly and... More 

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Parow, South Africa
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Reviewed July 5, 2016

We celebrated my 50th as a family in 3 rooms for 3 nights. Everything was amazing. The rooms, the beds, the people, the service. As you can expect of 5 star. The food was nice, not for foodies and not for banters but that said...they make the BEST carrot cake I have ever tasted. You will definitely not go hungry.... More 

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Richards Bay, South Africa
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Reviewed June 17, 2016

Honestly this was the most beautiful game reserve we have been to. Everything was perfect. From the surroundings to the staff, to the stunning rooms. It was a special occasion surprised hubby for his birthday, they upgraded our room and surprised him with a cake and a bottle of bubbly. It is truly 5 star! Would definitely recommend this place... More 

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Scottburgh, South Africa
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Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

This is my favorite game reserve. I have recommended it over and over. No one has been disappointed. Everyone is so friendly and helpful. Good food, three meals a day! Great game drives! Beautiful accommodations! Everything is five star! Will always return here for another stay!

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Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

Had an amazing 3 nights at Mkuze Falls. Our game ranger and spotter did a fantastic job in tracking foot prints until we found the lions, even if it meant creating new pathways through the bush to get close to the big 5! Food was good as well and we were well overfed. Definitely recommend this lodge!

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 13, 2016

To the wonderful staff at Mkuze Falls We just wanted to write to you to express our gratitude to you all for helping to give us the most magical 5 days of our lives. From the moment we arrived at the lodge to the moment we left it was absolutely perfect! On day 3 of the safari my partner has... More 

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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Mkuze Falls Game Lodge

Address: On the R66, 30km South of Pongola | Magudu, Pongola 3170, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Pongola
Price Range: $355 - $521 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Mkuze Falls Game Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Room 8 is great for the head of a family booking - spacious and comfortable get together area”
 of 5 bubbles Janyster, Jul 5, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have amazing views.”
 of 5 bubbles richardsbay, Jun 17, 2016 | Read review
“All chalets have wonderful views over the river and reserve”
 of 5 bubbles travelsam278, Sep 30, 2015 | Read review
“They are all good, the family suite is extra special and roomy”
 of 5 bubbles laijennyt, May 29, 2015 | Read review
“all the chalets are great with amazing views. I was in 33 i think.”
 of 5 bubbles babyvic, May 4, 2015 | Read review
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