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Johannesburg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our 2 night stay in Marekele National Park at Tlopi. This is a really magical spot and we actually didn't feel the need to spend too much time driving around the park when we could gaze at the perfect reflections in the dam. That being said, this is a park where one needs to enjoy the scenery...

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Marakele was the highlight of our SA holiday -. the tents are very, very nice inside - bed was comfortable, bathroom was spacious and shower was good. The area is absolutely beautiful, with a nice view each evening of the sunset and the water. You feel very secluded in the middle of the park, with only a few other people...

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Reviewed 29 August 2016

Experience What an incredible experience, we have come away relaxed and rested. The tented camp is situated on a dam, it was a hotbed of activity during the day. As we sat and enjoyed a G&T we were joined by a herd of elephants that came to bath in the muddy waters. We also saw a lot of different buck....

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Knysna, South Africa
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Set high in the mountains, the comfortable tented units are built along one side of a dam. There are no fences so the elephants and other animals (this a big 5 park!) come and go at will to drink and browse. There was elephant dung next to our tent which should have been a give away but we were still...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 27 July 2016

The 'safari' tents set on a large deck overlooking the water are great, elephants came down to drink and play in the late afternoon which was so amazing to watch from the deck. We stayed in Fish eagle tent which is in the middle of the row of tents and your neighbors are a little close. The monkeys are a...

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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Great basic stay in Marakele safari park! The lodges were very nice and the kitchen attached was great!! Staff very nice but basic knowledge and not very handy with credit cards...the park itself is beautiful, not much wildlife but certainly worthwhile...

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Hoedspruit, South Africa
Reviewed 11 June 2016

We booked at Tlopi Tented Camp in the Marakele National Park for 7 nights - stayed for 6 nights. The scenery is beautiful, the Tlopi Camp setting is wonderful, could however have been built on the opposite side of the dam where there are plenty of trees that would give the accommodation some shade. Firstly, the reserve is, in our...

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Zaandijk, The Netherlands
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Because you stay by yourself and buy your own food and cook yourself this is a nice" in between " the fancy lodges that we stayed in. It is quiet, totally private, only animals and scenery, and real africa, The self drives and the safari drives are a good deal, in comparison with a lodge this is super cheap! Gamedrive...

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Kinross, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2015

Having been to numerous sanparks in SA, Tlopi Tented Camp wins my vote. We could have sat all day on our deck and simply enjoyed the numerous different game that came down to drink. The setting is superb. Each tent overlooks the waterhole and in just 3 days we saw over 20 different species coming down to drink not to...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Recently booked at Tlopi Tented camp for 2 nights as a bush escape. As its only 2 and half hours drive from Pretoria, its a nice weekend away, but it is not advisable to drive on the road between Brits and Thabazimbi in the dark. The road is incredibly narrow and is not in a good condition. There are also...

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Address: Marakele National Park, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Waterberg
Hotel Class:2 star — Tlopi Tented Camp 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Lorie is the best tent. On the end with a little distance to the next tent.”
273sandyw, 11 Jun 2016 | Read review
“tents at the end off the strip off tents more quiet, book early, popular spot.”
antoineto, 7 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Book the end tents to avoid being disturbed.”
LornaA172, 9 Dec 2015 | Read review
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Gal_C, 13 Aug 2015 | Read review
“All tented chalets have a terrific view; no.10 was closest to the arriving Elephant herd.”
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CraigvE, 10 Jul 2015 | Read review
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