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Marataba Safari Lodge

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Reviewed yesterday

We visited with our 3 children for 3 days in Feb half term . Scenery is breathtaking, staff very considerate . But the definite highlight were the game drives ( with Ryan).... in one , we sat speechless as a herd of elephants came down...More

Thank E W
Reviewed 2 days ago

I have recently spent 4 nights there. Accomodations are in tents..i knew that. It was comfortable but due to strong wind my tent started making strong noises in the afternoon, a little disturbing for my afternoon nap...i had to call someone to "tight" it more...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Everything at Marataba is of the highest standard. The lodge is in the most magnificent setting, looking out to the Waterberg mountain range. Our safari guide Louise was excellent, she shared so much knowledge on the animals & birds. We wanted to see lions &...More

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Thank marysX5711WN
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two nights at Trails Lodge high in the hills from which we did some interesting walks, as well as two nights at the main lodge which also offers a 'boat safari', unfortunately spoilt by rain. Luxurious accomodation, great food, guides and service.

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Marataba Safari Lodge in January 2018 and had a very special family holiday! It is beautifully decorated, the tent units are spacious and comfortable, and the food was delicious! The staff are extremely friendly and go out of their way to accommodate one's...More

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Airport Transportation
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US$1,234 - US$1,689 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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dawnnixon30
30 May 2017|
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Response from JaynedR | Reviewed this property |
Hi Dawn, We were there in April, its was an amazing experience, however it was cold when going on the drives as you are leaving early in the morning (sunrise), as well as late afternoon (dusk). I would definitely recommend... More
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sophieswift
28 March 2017|
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Response from scottieclan19 | Reviewed this property |
we were there for 3 nights and managed to see the big 5 numerous times and a leopard. I would definitely go to marataba,, the landscape is stunning . Our guide also stated that in marataba you could watch e.g the lions for... More
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Sharon R
3 January 2017|
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Response from Gawie G | Property representative |
Hi Sharon, Yes, the boys will have comfortable camping beds to sleep on. They will be accommodated in your room. August evenings tends to get a little bit chilly as this is the end of the winter but the days are actually... More
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"Rooms spread out for privacy and require escort after dark"
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"Each good.The tents are very comfortable and complete a real safary Feeling."
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"#7 is close to the main lodge, walking to and from the lobby is short"
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"room 12 for privacy and views"
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