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Horndean
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent four wonderful days at Mosetlha Bush Camp. Apart from the amazing variety of wildlife, expertly guided by Justice, the facilities were first class. The staff were all extremely attentive and helpful. The food was of a high quality - my own dietary requirements were met. The eco lodges were particularly good, open sides ensured that the sights, sounds... More 

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had the opportunity to stay 2 nights at Mosethla and go on 4 drives with them. Not only were the guides knowledgeable, but they also were able to get us to spots where you were up close to all of the amazing animals of the reserve. The living space was clean and taking a shower that I hauled my... More 

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Spearfish, South Dakota
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place has great hospitality and unique amenities. We got to try delicious authentic food prepared by the amazing staff. Caroline was very helpful in and around the camp. Shout-out to our driver Johnny for finding lion cubs (twice), wild dogs, and a leopard It was a blessed trip with beautiful sunrises and sunsets that we will never forget.

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Thank fruitcake197
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Mosetlha will forever be my home. They have an amazing staff that work hard to make your stay unforgettable. In particular, the safari guides have YEARS of experience at the reserve. I have no doubt that they could find work at any of the other places at Madikwe. You know that if a camp attracts that kind of expertise, they... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Loved every minute again. Our return to Mosetlha with more family members did not disappoint. I prepared them for no electricity and a fantastic time and they all loved it too. It started with a drive from Johannesburg with six of us in our hired van, we chose the longer route through Zeerust as we had received an email from... More 

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Caroline L, Owner at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kiwisfly Thank you for coming back to us - and thank you so much for such an awesome review! I'm so glad your friends also enjoyed their stay - I think the lion eating under your feet must be a once in a life time experience (I bet you guys forgot to breathe!!). We look forward to the next... More 

Halifax, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first visit to Mosetlha bush camp but I have a strong feeling that it won't be the last. I absolutely loved the whole experience and found Kgomotso a brilliant guide. She has great knowledge and headed into the bush with us early morning on seeing some out of place vultures to find some magnificent male lions resting... More 

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Caroline L, Owner at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Theresa R Delighted to hear you know you'll be coming back for more of Mosetlha and Kgomotso! She really is a smart guide - and she has that whole bubbly, fun personality thing going on, too :) True how your fellow guests make the experience so special - I love our big table, meeting people from all over the... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We celebrated my husband's 60th birthday at Mosetlha last weekend, with 13 family members. What a celebration it was! Dudley had only one place in mind for his birthday and Mosetlha rose to the occasion as it always does, treating us and our guests with care and personal attention. The Madikwe bush provided us with some amazing views, and the... More 

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Caroline L, Owner at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Dudley and Beth Thank you so much for choosing to come to Mosetlha to celebrate your big birthday bash! What an honour for you to bring your whole family to us for such an important event. So thrilled you had such amazing game viewing and an unforgettable weekend. (And you inspired Monika to create a malva pudding - which... More 

sunshine coast
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a way to start my African Adventure ........Mosethla offers great accommodation with quaintness of donkey boiler /camp showers.....parrafin lamps , home style cooking and exceptional guides and safari drives.... Cannot praise my guide highly enough......saw the big 5 in a 24 hour period .... guide Kghomotso had a keen eye , great driving skills and a never give up... More 

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Caroline L, Owner at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Dear devi338 Thanks so much for your positive review about the Camp and the staff. And for highlighting the honesty system at the bar and the big shared dining table :) I'm sorry you were disappointed in the apparent lack of wildness of the cheetah. As you will know, the Parks Board manages the reserve (roads, fences, gates, dams etc)... More 

Toronto, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You will not be disappointed in you decide to take a trip to Madikwe and stay at the Eco Lodge. The staff are very friendly and accommodating, they ensure all your needs are met. The daily drives are handled extremely well..even on a cold morning drive they will send you off with a hot water bottle. Everything in the camp... More 

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Caroline L, Owner at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Dear 1954Maz Thank you! Eco friendly luxury, I really like that :) Thank you for your kind words - I hope you'll come back for the best shower you ever had! Thanks and best eco regards Caroline Lucas More 

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Reviewed 28 October 2016

My business model is to take small groups of six photographers to the South African bush to teach them wildlife photography. I have been to Mosetlha Bush Camp many times in the past and have always come away from there very happy, in fact, thrilled with the experience. I would strongly recommend anyone wanting a stunning wildlife experience that is... More 

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Caroline L, Owner at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Dear John S I love that you trust us to provide your guests with the best wilderness experience for their (sometimes once in a lifetime) photographic safaris - and that you come back again and again. Thank you for your very kind words - and thank you for noticing the new finishing touches. We all, Monika, Jonny, and the entire... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mosetlha, nestled right at the heart of Madikwe Game Reserve and its only genuine eco lodge and authentic bush camp, is unfenced, rustic and intimate. Comfy beds in raised wooden cabins, oil lamps, traditional bush meals prepared on the open fire, a donkey boiler for hot safari showers and twice daily game drives in open 4x4s with expert guides, promise you a true wilderness experience. Come get the dust of Africa on your feet ... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge

Address: Mosetlha Bush Camp, Madikwe Game Reserve 2146, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Price Range: $286 - $372 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Hotel Madikwe Game Reserve
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“All wonderful on the edge of the bush”
 of 5 bubbles kiwisfly, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Wooden sided raised structure, tented in front and at the back. Shared eco ablutions, but spotlessly clean.”
 of 5 bubbles DudleyBeth, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Any room is great.”
 of 5 bubbles 1954Maz, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Just enjoy the whole experience, it will embrace you!!!”
 of 5 bubbles , 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All huts are great with lots of fresh air”
 of 5 bubbles , 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
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