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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Exceeded our every expectation. The setting, food, room and the experience were beyond wonderful. If you're looking for something a little outside the box this is the place for you. This was the second part of our SA vacation, first week was in Cape Town...More

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Response from Johan E, General Manager at Shepherd's Tree Game LodgeResponded 10 October 2017

Dear M739DImikec Thank you so much for the huge compliment. Me and my team are delighted that we managed to exceed all your expectations. We hope to see you again for another visit soon. Kind Regards The Shepherds Tree team

Reviewed 28 September 2017

The experience was greater than I ever imagined. The service was up & above by all employees. Food was excellent and the Safari guides passion was displayed in every safari trip. I highly recommend this trip to everyone.

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Response from Johan E, General Manager at Shepherd's Tree Game LodgeResponded 10 October 2017

Dear N4619nancyl Thank you so much for your positive review on this forum and being willing to recommend us to fellow travelers. Me and my team appreciates this and we hope to see you back again soon. Kind Regards The Shepherds Tree Team

Reviewed 28 September 2017

Accommodation, Food and Game viewing of the highest order. Chalets are just perfect - love the outdoor shower ! Food presentation is picture perfect and SO delicious. Game drives were amazing and the ranger is very knowledgeable about nature - no bird or animal too...More

Thank drreg2017
Response from Johan E, General Manager at Shepherd's Tree Game LodgeResponded 10 October 2017

Dear Drreg2017 Thank you for this review and letting other travellers know what to expect when visiting us. We are happy to know you think Shepherds is "something very special" and you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind...More

Reviewed 26 September 2017

Pilansberg was more than we expected, the staff and rangers could not be more helpful and the lodges are fantastic. The food was also superb, an overall extent experience and will gladly recommend to all my friends. Wow what a place.

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Thank wallst2017
Response from Johan E, General Manager at Shepherd's Tree Game LodgeResponded 10 October 2017

Dear wallst2017 Thank you for your review and being willing to recommend us to others. We are glad to know you found our staff, food and accommodation to your liking, and we hope you visit again soon. Kind Regards The Shepherds Tree Team

Reviewed 25 September 2017

This is an excellent property with great accommodations, good meals and incredible game drives. The property right in Pilanesberg National Park. The units stretch up a hillside from the main lobby and dining room, The accommodations are spacious and comfortable. The meals were very good...More

Thank SeattleKarl
Response from Johan E, General Manager at Shepherd's Tree Game LodgeResponded 10 October 2017

Dear SeattleKarl Thank you so much for this detailed review of your recent stay at Shepherds Tree. Me and my team find feedback like yours very rewarding and it makes us happy that our guests leave with great memories. I'll share your feedback with guide...More

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HI pp21 Although Spring time in SA in October the evenings and early mornings could still be a little "chilly" . Also keep in mind that this is the beginning of our Rain season, so showers would not be uncommon. Always best... More
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"The rooms are laid out in a line along a walkway. Each is extremely private and extremely quiet. Our room..."
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"Rooms run from 1 to 32. 32 a 15 minute walk away.For those that want to be close to the amenities should..."
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"Everything was perfect."
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"Ask for cabins that are close to the main lobby (cabin #10 and below)"
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