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Vaalwater
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff very friendly restaurant very good for evening meals cooked breakfast needs work. Overall relaxing and peaceful weekend away. Game ranger very helpful and knowledgeable. Well worth a visit to get away from the big city.

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KololoGameReserve, Marketing and Sales at Kololo Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We will take your note regarding the breakfast into account. Glad to year you enjoyed a nice weekend getaway! Kind Regards, Kololo Game Reserve

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago

This time I came with my in-laws who had never visited Africa before. We stayed with 6 adults and one baby of 11 months, we had a great week at Kololo. My in-laws were absolutely stunned by Kololo and the surroundings. The food was excellent, the game dives amazing and the staff very helpful! Besides making game drives on Welgevonden...

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KololoGameReserve, Marketing and Sales at Kololo Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review of your stay on Kololo Game Reserve, it was great having you with us. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with your family and that your baby enjoyed the wildlife on Kololo! Kind Regards, Kololo Game Reserve

Mierlo, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a nice place to stay. On our first trip to africa we had the pleasure of staying @ Kololo also for a few day's. Beautiful lodges, verry kind and helpful people, beautiful nature and exciting gamedrives. When we ever visit africa again, Kololo will certainly be on our list of places we have to stay @.

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KololoGameReserve, Marketing and Sales at Kololo Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It was great having you with us. Hope to see you again in the future! Kind Regards, Kololo Game Reserve

Sandton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For our 25th wedding anniversary we visited Kololo. The visit and the lodge were beyond our expectations. Friendly people, quiet and in the bush. Great accommodation - sitting in bed in the morning, watched waterbuck crossing the river in front of our room. The food are excellent and on the evening of our anniversary they even prepared a special meal...

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KololoGameReserve, Marketing and Sales at Kololo Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Riaan, Great to hear you enjoyed your stay at Kololo. It was a privilege to have you with us and we enjoyed making your stay more memorable! Kind Regards, Kololo Game Reserve

Bochum
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed Kololo a lot. Nice drives, good food, excellent service. Our house was pleasant with a view, as also the view from the Restaurant deck was. The resident nyalas just pass by and we Bad even a Wildebeest checking.

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Thank you for your review. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay!

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The reception staff was like always exceptionally accommodating and friendly. Restaurant service fabulous and game rangers very informative and special. The accommodation was well maintained and the African look of interior fits the environment. The special dinner and fire in the Boma connected guests and provided a unique opportunity to experience tradition. Lovely and no complaints - interest in perfectionism...

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KololoGameReserve, Marketing and Sales at Kololo Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you very much for you review. Great to hear you appreciated our service and accommodations!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely place. ALL employees are friendly and service oriented. The reception, restaurant , rangers, roomservice etc super. One of these rare places in this world where you sense trust and honesty. Left our house open without being concerned. Nice braai organised. Unique option to ride a mountainbike and encounter giraffes, wharthoughs etc. The houses are nice and spacy and...

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KololoGameReserve, Marketing and Sales at Kololo Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. we will have everything ready for you in October 2018!

Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The lodge was fantastic. Beautiful rooms with a view. Friendly staff. The game drives were very exciting. The fact that you can walk or cycle in Kololo makes the stay special. The gamedrives to Welgevonden were also very good!

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Thank so much for your review! We are happy you enjoyed your stay!

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Fantastic weekend spent at Kololo in beautiful surroundings with very friendly guests and staff. Great food, great accommodation and perfect location. Enjoyed it so much I booked my next visit before I left.

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Thank you for your review. We will have your accommodation ready for you when you return for your stay!

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Beautiful setting, quiet and peaceful. We only had lunch at the restaurant, but the food was really outstanding! Kids enjoyed the walk and to see all the antelope and other animals on foot was an unique experience.

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Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your brief stay with us!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kololo Game Reserve is situated in the beautiful province of Limpopo, South Africa, in the heart of the Waterberg biosphere. Vast, peaceful and incredibly beautiful, this is a fascinating destination with a rich cultural legacy and natural splendour.A malaria-free area, child friendly and home to a large variety of game, Kololo is a perfect safari destination. Visit neighbouring reserve Welgevonden Game Reserve (of which Kololo is also part) and view the Big 5 - lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo - or enjoy a sneak preview over the fence, from the comfort of your chalet at Kololo.Kololo has its own gate near the reception, which provides direct access to Welgevonden Game Reserve. Kololo therefore has a unique concept: the Big 5 and accommodation in a luxurious, comfortable lodge where only the safe wildlife roams free. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kololo Game Reserve

Address: Bakkerspas, Vaalwater 0530, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Waterberg > Vaalwater
Price Range: $186 - $373 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kololo Game Reserve 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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