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Reviewed 28 August 2016

My wife and I stayed for four nights a Marc's Treehouse Lodge, as part of a 6-day AfricanBudgetSafaris / VivaSafaris trip. Having read some of the reviews on TripAdvisor, we requested a "genuine" tree house upon booking, and were very pleased that our request was...More

1  Thank Marc-Olivier C
Response from VivaSafaris, General Manager at Marc's Treehouse LodgeResponded 29 August 2016

Hi Marc-Olivier What a long and detailed review !! We are pleased that you really experienced the magic of our treehouse lodge. Your ablutions were indeed only for your use - each of the three non en-suite units has its own designated shower and loo....More

Reviewed 28 August 2016

Just returned from a magic safariadventure walking up in the mornings meeting the nice nyala anthelopes, and with so many activities such as educational bushwalk, visit in the private game reserve Tshukudu where I met not only rhinos, buffaloes and lions close up but also...More

Thank catspotting
Response from VivaSafaris, General Manager at Marc's Treehouse LodgeResponded 29 August 2016

Hi Thanks for a wonderful review ! It is so rewarding to us to read the obvious gratitude and passion that your review clearly indicates. " Magic ", " Excellent " and " Educational" encapsulate the very essence of our safari experiences and I thank...More

Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I loved my time at Marc's treehouse lodge. For the reasonable price we payed, you really couldn't get any more for your money. Victor was incredibly hospitable and welcoming after a day's safari in the Kruger, and our tent was extremely comfortable and homely. The...More

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Response from VivaSafaris, General Manager at Marc's Treehouse LodgeResponded 27 August 2016

Hi Kelly What a pleasure to read your review after the previous one ! We are pleased that you found our product a " truly South African experience " - thanks for that ! Extremely pleasing is your analysis of the unbeatable value for money...More

Reviewed 23 August 2016

Not really a tree house as a few basic huts on poles we managed to get a run down tent 10 minutes walk from reception, with heavy bags and a rough dirt path quite an effort. We stayed here as the second part of Viva...More

Thank galashiels
Response from VivaSafaris, General Manager at Marc's Treehouse LodgeResponded 27 August 2016

Hi After having responded to so many great reviews, I find it difficult to reply to you. You clearly did not read the details of your safari - how did you expect an en suite tent ? "Rough and rustic" - exactly what we describe...More

Reviewed 22 August 2016

We were super excited about staying at Marc's treehouse with our teens and were very happy. Alan, the host, went way above the line of duty in taking care of our needs, as well as everyone else's. My daughter who is a vegan was happy...More

Thank Linda S
Response from VivaSafaris, General Manager at Marc's Treehouse LodgeResponded 27 August 2016

Hi Linda Just as you loved our place, so we love your review ! We are pleased that Alan and our staff went out of their way to take care of your needs including your daughter's vegan diet. We agree with you that Marc's Treehouse...More

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DanDiego2018
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Response from theresa3849 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so, we didn't stay in a tent, we stayed in one of the lower "tree houses" which had a bathroom. Loved our experience!
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Jennifer C
9 August 2016|
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Response from SelenaS | Reviewed this property |
They had everything and I was there in April. Nights were cooler and day was quite warm
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Shona68
12 November 2015|
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Response from Shona68 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we just stayed there ( 3 of us ) and we stayed in treehouse number 12
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"If you want to see the stars, stay in the tent, if not go for the tree houses!"
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"You can't reserve a specific treehouse so when you get to Tremisana let them know which one you want!!!"
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"Tri for people looking for fun and adventure"
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"Ask for a cabin closer to the main lobby if you have walking problems.If don't like bugs,ask for a room..."
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