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Lephalale, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is not much places to pick and choose around Ghanzi , but this pick was right on the spot. Sandy and then bumpy. when you arrived the reception is warm and the manager assist to give you all the relevant information. the camping is good although the ablution needs attention specifically the ramps for disabled persons is to steep....

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Kansas City
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here one night at the end of October and enjoyed it. It's 3 km off the highway. First part of the road is very sandy then it is rocky and just a bit rough. No problem for us as we had 4 wheel drive in our truck. Bar/restaurant sits beside a lovely waterhole which is illuminated at night....

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Leiden, The Netherlands
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Traveling from Gaborone to the Okavango Delta, we decided to stay at this bush camp for the night. Instead of camping we stayed at the spacious tent at the site with air blowers and bathroom with shower. The restaurant is located near a waterhole which is illuminated during the night. Game comes to drink there while you can have a...

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

I booked one of the Meru tents and it was a wonderful African Experience.The reception staff went beyond their expectations.Stayed two nights.The place has wild game that graze around while you stand by the porch. It was an experience to see and hear the wild like the springbok, kudu, close to the tent.....I would definitely come back again for a...

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North Carolina
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I stayed here 1 night as a solo traveler, my last night in Africa before flying home. It was a perfect place to feel immersed in the bush with wildlife one last time; as I sat eating delicious, fresh food from the restaurant, I watched group after group of plains game at the floodlit waterhole. Although game meat is the...

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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We arrived at Thakadu when the new owners just started a day before and it was a wonderfull stay! The location is stunning as are the chalets in one of which we stayed. The owners are kind and very eager to keep this place as great as it is. We came in late, but could still order lunch and get...

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Cheshire
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I again stopped off at one of my favourite stops while travelling through Botswana in August. A few changes have taken place since I last stayed, the bar has had a revamp and new accommodation is in the process of getting built. The food was as always wonderful with a large variety. As it was the end of their winter...

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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

My fiancé and I stayed for 5 nights as we took a detour between Shakawe and Maun. It provided a wonderfully peaceful retreat for us to relax and catch up with friends and family. The food is superb, I thoroughly recomend the Zebra fillet and the Ring of Fire, very well priced and a well stocked bar all served overlooking...

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Wageningen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We stayed here one night on the campsite. Friendly people. We did a small hike round the site, hoping to see some animals, did not see more than a few birds though. Thakadu offers Bushman walks, but these have to be booked in advance. Dinner was good, also vegetarian possibilities. If one dines outside there is a good view on...

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Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 10 August 2016

As the owners/management of Thakadu Bush Camp are in the process of updating their property, I feel the same should be extended to a review. First of all, the reception, bar and restaurant has undergone recent renovations (early 2016 I believe) and this has had an immediate impact into the (already decent) standard of service. Expect friendly and efficient front...

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Thakadu is a family run bush camp in the middle of a private game reserve, just 3km outside of Ghanzi, 700km from Gaborone, 500km from Windhoek and 280km from Maun. We have comfortable en suite rooms, swimming pool and a bar overlooking our waterhole, as well as a very popular restaurant serving game dishes from our own farm for breakfast, lunch and dinner. ... more   less 

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Address: Ghanzi south side, Ghanzi, Botswana
Region: Botswana > Ghanzi District > Ghanzi
Number of rooms: 6
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