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    Thakadu River Camp

    Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent75%
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    • Average4%
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    • Terrible1%
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    “luxury tents” (10 reviews)
    “game drive” (41 reviews)
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    Reviewed 19 February 2017

    My wife and I spent 3 nights and 3 days at Thakadu in November and had the most incredible time you could imagine. When we arrived at Thakadu we were warmly greeted and lunch was brought over to us which was very nice. When we...More

    Thank Frank C
    Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 25 February 2017

    Dear Frank C It is very rewarding to see that you enjoyed your Madikwe Game Reserve experience and your stay with us. It was a pleasure hosting you and a privilege to shear Madikwe wildlife with you. We would gladly welcome you back as returning...More

    Reviewed 12 February 2017

    We had an excellent stay here for 3 nights. There was really nothing which could have been better (ok, no WiFi but who needs that in the bush??). Food was delicious, every meal an absolut delight (and we are real foodies!!). The two daily gamedrives...More

    Thank a-million-miles-com
    Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 25 February 2017

    Dear a-million-miles-com Thank you for your review. Yes unfortunately our road is not in a good condition after well needed rain, glad you made a wise choice. It was a pleasure for the Thakadu Team to host you and we would love to see you...More

    Reviewed 6 February 2017

    We had a fabulous few days on safari at Thakadu. We picked it as it is owned and run by local people. The service was excellent and the food lovely - however the game drives were of course the highlight. Madikwe has a lot of...More

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    Thank Dicksondick
    Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 7 February 2017

    Dear Dicksondick It was our privilege to share Madikwe beauty with you and a pleasure to host you as guests at Thakadu River Camp. We are looking forward to welcome you back as returning guests on your next trip to South Africa.

    Reviewed 2 February 2017

    We had a lovely time at Madikwe with a very comfortable room, good food and a tremendous guide on the game trips who was very knowledgeable and helpful. My husband has problems walking and the staff went out of their way to help us and...More

    Thank 352Pat
    Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 3 February 2017

    Dear 352Pat Thank you for your review. It was a pleasure hosting you. We are looking forward to receive you back as returning guests.

    Reviewed 26 January 2017

    Madikwe is always special, and this trip was no different! The Lodge is well situated, and the service was again of a high caliber. The rooms are clean, service is excellent and friendly, and food good.

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    Thank Robwiza
    Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 30 January 2017

    Dear Robwiza It is always a pleasure to host you at Thakadu River Camp and to share Madikwe Game Reserves splendour with you. We are looking forward to welcome you back again.

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$416 - US$548 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • North-West Province >
    • Madikwe Game Reserve
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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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    Ken R
    7 July 2016|
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    Response from Hanlie L | Property representative |
    Details are available on our web page.
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    Room Tips
    "If you find it hard to get around try for a room near the lodge"
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    "Game driving not recommended for children under12"
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    "Zip your tent up the Monkeys are a nuisance! But Cute if you like them up close and personal"
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    "The higher number the tent the further it is from the lodge, great for privacy but it can be a long walk."
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