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  • Excellent83%
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“water hole”(52 reviews)
“watering hole”(60 reviews)
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Special Price: For Travel on 8 -26 April
Offers from Tau Game Lodge
Special Price: For Travel on 8 -26 April
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After having experienced an adventure filled self drive Kruger holiday, I didn’t have high expectations of staying in a Game Lodge where you weren’t able to drive at your own pace. Oh, how I was wrong! Tau Game Lodge is a slice of heaven in...More

Thank BecMchugh17
Reviewed 1 week ago

We last visited Tau in 2016 and here we are again in 2018. We are hooked on the place! This time we came at a different time of year, previously the land was dry and the vegetation was sparse - this made for easy game...More

Thank emjones55343
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at both River Lodge and Tao. They both bring a special experience to the table... Different geography, different guides, different animals, and so forth. Tao, had a better dinning experience, with a grand viewing of the watering hole, but the River lodge felt...More

Thank SpiritCurvesGregor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed with family, seven of us in four lodges. Could not fault our experience. All the staff were amazing and went out of their way to make our visit the best it could be. Special thanks to Damian for our game drives. And the staff...More

Thank W1lma
Response from taugame, Manager at Tau Game LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks from all of us for your review, especially from Damian, he is delighted that you enjoyed your drives with him! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the Birthday celebration and thank you for your suggestion in connection with the rebuild, we...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tau is my new happy place. From sitting on my deck and watching elephants, wildebeest, kudu, impala, zebra and giraffes come to drink at the watering hole, to fabulous game drives with the very knowledgeable Ryan, to the amazing staff who make you feel welcome...More

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Pool
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
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Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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US$546 - US$877 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$546 - US$877 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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simona47
18 January 2017|
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Response from Walter G | Reviewed this property |
The best views are the ones closest to the Main Building 1 to 5. best regards, Walter
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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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"They are all great rooms. Depends if you want to be near the main lodge or the infinity pool. They all have..."
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"The lodge offers standard, luxury and family rooms."
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"Some rooms have poor waterhole views"
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