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Madikwe Game Reserve 2581 South Africa See on map
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Airport Transportation
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the pleasure of staying here for 5 days. It was for a business trip and small work meeting but I also had 2 days beforehand myself. From a business point of view the lodge was great for a small group (25) and they...More

Thank axe50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently, as I checked into Tau Game Lodge, it was hard not to notice the contrast of the luxury of this South African safari lodge with its wild African surroundings of Madikwe Game Reserve. It is also difficult to imagine that such a seemingly wild...More

Thank LaurasWorldza
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall we had a great experience! It's a beautiful lodge overlooking an amazing waterhole. Our guide (Damien) was absolutely awesome except for 1 drive in which we spent the whole time trying to find buffalo when we all wanted to see the lion cubs that...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A Rare Sighting of the Big Five at the Five-Star Tau Game Lodge When it comes to making it to the top of my bucket list of the animals that I would most like to see in the wild, it would have to be the...More

Thank ChamberlainBell
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent two weeks at Tau for a conference and relaxation. The staff are amazing, the Rangers are awesome. The accommodation is stunning. The owners have really thought through the site and its situation and delivered a place which blends in with its environment with a...More

Thank Sue C
Response from taugame, Public Relations Manager at Tau Game LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for your review – It was great to meet you at the lodge during the Ilab conference at Tau and we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, great to hear that you are planning your next trip already, we...More

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Amenities
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Pool
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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US$423 - US$838 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$423 - US$838 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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DelythG
12 July 2018|
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Response from PuritanTravels | Reviewed this property |
Great game drives in either Land Rover or Jeep; open roof. Seats are elevated for viewing and the back row is a bit higher than the middle and front. Mornings can be chilly. They provide warm blankets just in case. The... More
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Peter K
15 April 2018|
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Response from taugame | Property representative |
Good day, you can tip by credit card or cash, either way will be much appreciated by the Rangers. (a guideline is around R 150.- per game drive per room, but this is completely at your discretion)
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TanyaCohen24
13 July 2017|
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Response from nadine z | Reviewed this property |
Just read your question. I am glad that you can already stay in Tau. So they managed to receive visitors even with the main building down. At Tau the waterhole is amazing to see hurdes of animals. The food was very nice. Of... More
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"The rooms all look over the watering hole. They are all exquisite, and you will feel like you are in a..."
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"Make sure you have a room overlooking the waterhole. No tv needed, Big screen high definition view outside..."
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"All the rooms face the watering hole - I was in room 8 and had a great view"
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