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Thakadu River Camp

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing family stay (all above 29yr old). Superb food and services. Very beautiful pool. The staff is so nice and dedicated. The safari games were very cool, we did 6 and not a single was not amazing. So much animals and different landscapes. Our best...More

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Thank Francois R
Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 1 week ago

Dear Francois We are trilled to see that you had a great time at Thakadu river Camp. It was a pleasure hosting your family. We hope to welcome you back as returning guests in the future.

Reviewed 12 January 2018

Lovely place to stay. Didn’t get the big 5 but still had great elephant and lion encounters. Was a lovely setting and the staff were friendly. There were elephant babies from 2 weeks old, rhino babies, lion cubs and wild dog pups. Priceless.

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Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 1 week ago

Dear 310pip We are glad to see that you had a lovely time and safari experience at Thakadu River Camp. We are looking forward to welcome you back to see the rest of the big 5.

Reviewed 8 January 2018

Better value for money than some pf the exorbitant lodges in Madikwe. Service received is better than many other more expensive options and the tents are beautiful. Distance from family tents to the pool is quite long so it wasn't vey practical for the kids...More

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Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 9 January 2018

Dear Laila S Thank You for your review. We are trilled to see that you enjoyed your short stay at Thakadu River Camp. We are looking forward to receive you back as returning guests.

Reviewed 3 January 2018

We stayed at Thakadu River Camp luxury air conditioned tented camp in the height of summer and had 8 wonderful game drives with Gerry our most informative Ranger/Guide. He knows Madikwe like the back of his hand and we had some incredible sightings because he...More

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Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 4 January 2018

Dear Hirene Thank you for your review. It was a pleasure hosting the two of you. It was exciting to hear the story about the tree that is after all these years still in Madikwe Game Reserve. Please except my apologies about the mess on...More

Reviewed 28 December 2017

We had an amazing stay at Thakadu River Camp, and credit is due to the excellent staff members who made our stay there so comfortable and memorable. We especially truly appreciate the efforts that the team has made to provide us with our meals that...More

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Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 29 December 2017

Dear fivefeet We are trilled to see that you enjoyed your stay at Thakadu River Camp. It was a privelage to host you on your anniversary. We hope to do so on a future anniversary aswell.

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US$495 - US$688 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Dani L
25 January 2018|
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Response from Elle D | Reviewed this property |
Yes yes. There is a game drive in the morning and afternoon. Just phone the lodge and confirm the times. Their customer service was great.
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Mishy77
6 January 2017|
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Response from Hanlie L | Property representative |
Connection is not always strong but you will be able to connect with 3G.
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GabsGirl76
8 September 2016|
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Response from Hanlie L | Property representative |
Dear Janloubse Yes the rate include two game drives per day.
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"If you need to be close to reception nd facilities, you need to stick to rooms 1 to 4 max. the rooms are..."
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"We were given Tent number 2 as requested - a manageable distance from the Lodge/swimming pool/pick up area..."
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"Tents 6 onwards are a bit of distance from the main building so request a nearer tent if you need to."
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"Some rooms are quite far away from the lobby. From the last room #12 it takes about 5 - 7 minutes walk. But..."
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