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Copenhagen, Denmark
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 14 September 2015

A fabulous place to stay. An experience that you should not pass. You will feel a part of nature and among great friends. Staff are more than attentive and welcoming. Our safari rides were best that we have experienced...and we have had many living in South Africa for the past two years.

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

Dear EvijaVV Thank you for your short and sweet review that pretty much covers everything! Hope to see you back. Best eco regards Caroline Lucas More 

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Reviewed 14 September 2015

Great camp, in the midle of the bush. Great food, great people, great professional guides and impressive game viewing! An experience which you will talk and think about long after your stay. A place to be!

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

Dear Roger M Thank you! I hope you are still talking and thinking about it - and coming back for another visit soon :) Thanks and best eco regards Caroline Lucas More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015

This is my third visit to Mosetlha and the first where we were privileged enough to book the whole camp as the Back to Basics Experience. The camp can support up to 23 people across the 10 cabins, provided you are not afraid to share - we had 18 in total (some couples, some singles and a father and son).... More 

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

Dear Heather O Thank you so much for your wonderful, kind words about the Bush Camp - and please know that we love having you with us for your brilliant Back to Basics workshops. We are so looking forward to seeing you in September (we're already all fighting over who gets to work that week because we all want to... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2015

This is the way to immerse yourself into the bush! A very authentic safari experience where you are encouraged to leave behind technology and feel the rhythm of the bush through the campfire, open-sided (with flaps) rooms and a real focus on the wildlife. Greg, camp manager, takes great delight in showing guests the nocturnal visitors that wander through the... More 

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

Dear roadtrippingscot Thanks so much for your review and for mentioning the authenticity of the Mosetlha experience - and for your recommendation. Much appreciated - thanks and best eco regards Caroline Lucas More 

Austin, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 25 August 2015

This was our second stay at Mosethla, and we definitely won't be going anywhere else. Everything from our arrival to departure was incredible. We have had the pleasure of having Justice and Kgomotso as guides and they both delivered! We saw everything, and they were both so knowledgable, answering any and all questions we had. The lodging was great. Even... More 

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

Thank YOU, Liz C, for this lovely review! Seems like we need to have you back for your third visit soon (you know we have another field guide for you to try out, right?). Thanks again for your kind words :) Best eco regards Caroline Lucas More 

Cambridge, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
Reviewed 7 August 2015

We spent two nights at Mosetlha as part of our honeymoon this July. Everything about our time there was amazing - the staff at the camp were incredibly welcoming and took great care of us, the cabins were amazingly comfortable, and the game drives were unreal. Our guide, Jonny, could answer literally ANY question about the animals and environment we... More 

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

Thank YOU, 25tarrync, for choosing to spend part of your honeymoon with us at Mosetlha - and thank you for your kind words about the camp and staff and Jonny. We look forward to having you back with us - is your first wedding anniversary too soon? :) Thanks and best eco regards Caroline Lucas More 

Hamburg, Germany
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118 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2015

This was the first stay in Africa for my family (I have been around allover in the 90ies) and I took them to this remote ecocamp with donkes showers and hot water made over a fire. Yep! One of the best experiences we ever had. Set in semi-open huts for a max of 16 people and only surrounded by an... More 

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

Dear Andreas C It was such a pleasure having you and your family stay with us. Thank you very much for this review - I love how you touched on all the great, unique things about Mosetlha and Madikwe :) We would love to have you guys back, just say the word! Thanks and best eco regards Caroline Lucas More 

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Reviewed 29 July 2015

This is the 3rd time that I've stayed a Mosetlha because Caroline & her group provide excellent services. Having no electricity or running water enhances the bush experience without making the experience uncomfortable. As a vegetarian, I especially enjoy the cuisine because Caroline (the owner) is one also, so I get terrific food. The game drivers are organized by excellent... More 

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

Dear John K Thanks so much for your review - and for recommending us to others. You hit on two of the things I love most - sharing meals at the big dining room table and meeting people for all over the world; and the 100 lanterns making the camp a fairy land at night - a sight you never... More 

Den Haag, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015

We were so lucky to have chosen Mosethla Bush Camp out of all the lodge options in Madikwe. From our pick-up at the parking lot to the dinner preferences of the guests: everything was done with the utmost care, attention and thoughtfulness. We felt instantly at home. You might think that staying in the bush during winter would be a... More 

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

Dear Bernadette H And we were lucky that you chose us, too! We hope you'll do so again :) Thank you for your wholehearted recommendation - really appreciated. Thanks and best eco regards Caroline Lucas More 

Helsinki, Finland
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

Perfect place, a beautiful reserve, and an excellent wonderful camp manager Greg. perfect catering for vegetarians!!!! Great drives, very very clean and need and way more authentic than any expansive competitive lodge ever with same high standards high quality and same game👍

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

Dear MirenEd Thanks so much for your short, sweet and to the point review - and for mentioning the authenticity, and the fact that we all see the same game :) Thanks and best eco regards Caroline Lucas More 

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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: $285 - $370 (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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