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    Makalali Private Game Lodge

    PO Box 809, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
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    Reviewed 10 October 2017

    This place in our opinion will change to worse - to built a hotel of that size in the bush is only to make money and at no means good for the game in the bush and the atmosphere of that place - Managment at...More

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    1  Thank stedenmi
    Reviewed 21 September 2017

    Surprise, it can be done even in the wild. Superb service provided by a crew that was timely at all times in making our visit pleasurable & comfortable. The lodge was easily accessible & when necessary guest were accompanied to their lodge at night. A...More

    1  Thank John L
    Reviewed 9 August 2017

    Our family chose Makalali Game Lodge to celebrate the 75th birthday of a wild-life artist, my husband - and we couldn't have chosen better! Surprisingly private and with the friendliest service imaginable, this sojourn provided us with a unique and memorable bush experience. First-class accommodation...More

    Thank hedihildegardk
    Reviewed 31 July 2017

    Me and my husband visited the reserve earlier this year. What can I say, we had an amazing time. The guides and trackers were friendly, knowledgeable and so experienced in their job. In fact all staff in and around the lodge were so friendly it...More

    Thank rayl0u
    Reviewed 3 May 2017

    With thanks to Marvin and Godlove for giving us the best bush experience ever! Bundu bashing at its best. Beautiful location, rooms are great ( Room 102) and currently having an 'upgrade'. The best for a 'get away from it all' we've ever had!! Food...More

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    Response from FelicitySmyth, General Manager at Makalali Private Game LodgeResponded 9 May 2017

    Dear Guest Thank you so very much for writing of your experience at Makalali Private Game Lodge. We appreciate the favourable review. We look forward to welcoming you back to Makalali Private Game Lodge after our refurbishment.

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    • US$262 - US$762 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Limpopo Province >
    • Hoedspruit
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    Susana C
    30 September 2017|
    Response from Rajeeka | Reviewed this property |
    I believe kids are allowed as I saw many families. However did not see babies. Game drives are great and you are able to see the Big 5 However you need to stay a minimum of 3 nights to ensure you see all of them.
    23 November 2016|
    Response from Mom-likes-travelling | Reviewed this property |
    I was a guest there - yes I think they did. Although bring cash for tips
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    "Nature at its best, great view of the big five in a secure environment"
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