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Mattanu Private Game Reserve

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Mattanu Private Game Reserve is located in the Northern Cape Province, the biggest, safest and Malaria free province in South-Africa, approximately 58Km north west of the diamond digging city of Kimberley. Nestled in the shade of indigenous Camelthorn trees, this family run business offer unparalleled intimacy and seclusion in their luxury tents and is characterised by exuding warmth and effortless hospitality.This contributed to the AA accommodation award for best small game reserve in South Africa which Mattanu received in 2011.Five luxury tents, each with a private viewing deck overlooking a waterhole, are decorated in African design, complete with luxury sleeper wood furnishings, full bathroom en-suite, indoor showers and air-conditioning with under floor heating. Here you will savour uncompromising high standards of service, efficiency and personalised attention.Here you can come and relax in the African Kalahari Bushveld Savannah amidst the Camel-thorn trees. Enjoy your evenings in our air-conditioned luxury restaurant and bar and experience true South-African cuisine.
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Free Parking
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Breakfast included
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Air Conditioning
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Full view
Getting there
Kimberley Airport53 km
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

The people and area are both amazing! It was clear that this was a family run game reserve and it was amazing. They were so nice, welcoming, helpful, and truly made my trip to South Africa the best it could be. I can't wait to...More

Thank rkweber14
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

What an incredibly amazing time!! Everyone was very nice, and the food was great. Andre, our guide, was amazing and very knowledgeable! It was definitely a wonderful opportunity, and I will always remember my time there with fond memories. I hope one day I have...More

Thank Victoria M
Reviewed 12 June 2016

The most wonderful weekend ever. Thank you for your hospitality. The food was great and our guide had such a great sense of humour. The tours were very insightful. We felt right at home the moment we were received from the gate with the friendliest...More

Thank PalesaM56
Reviewed 11 April 2016

We stayed in luxury tents which were well furnished with a welcome bottle of sparkling wine and tea/coffee making facilities. There was a luxury corner bath with separate shower. The tents were close to the lodge which was the hub for meals, relaxing with a...More

Thank ADooley
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Although it was fantastic and everything was amazing, I feel they cater for the overseas market, and it it is very expensive for the local market to support on a regular basis. The service was very good, and we enjoyed the SPA treatments

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"Tents are not really ideally suited to the cold. Rather book the log cabin in the middle of winter."
31 Jul. 2016
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"book in advance to secure a thatched suite, because the views are just amazing."
12 Jun. 2016
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"We chose a luxury tent - there are five of these next to the lodge. Ours number one was nearest e lodge and..."
11 Apr. 2016
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"We stayed in one of the luxury tents and enjoyed it but the other accommodation was as good!"
21 Mar. 2016
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