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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The staff are all very friendly and available to assist with anything. Emile is a outstanding Ranger. Very friendly and made our game drives an absolute pleasure! Thank you to all the Staff and Management at Ivory Tree - you all made my stay special & memorable. I am sure my guests will enjoy their stay with you!

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Thank Diane N
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We were a party of 8 persons who stayed here for 4 days, including new years eve. The lodge was very nice, clean and beautiful. There is a waterhole right next to the swimmingpool, where we watched zebras coming down to drink water. The buffe was very nice, new dishes every day. Although I would have wished for something a...

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IvoryGM, General Manager at Ivory Tree Game Lodge, responded to this review

Good Morning Mathilda Thank you very much for the great feedback. We are looking forward to have you back at Ivory soon. Kind Regards General Manager Ivory Tree Game Lodge

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An awesome lodge in the north of the Pilanesberg with great service, food and rooms. Our awesome guide Alecia made our safari so much fun even though there wasn't too much game around. You made our trip! Hope to be back soon.

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Good Morning Mike I am very happy to see you enjoyed your stay. Please visit us again soon. Kind Regards General Manager Ivory Tree Game Lodge

High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

There's nothing wrong with this place, in fact it's fabulous, however I can't help feel they are falling short of their own standards. I've stayed here before so this time was not quite so good. Game drives can be phenomenal, the park has an abundance of wonders to see (and you will see them). The way the game drives are...

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IvoryGM, General Manager at Ivory Tree Game Lodge, responded to this review

Good afternoon Mr Piercy Thank you for the review. There are definitely a few small concerns we need to work on in the Guiding Department. We have a newly appointed Head Ranger, and there is already a remarkable difference. We are looking forward to have you back with us soon. Kind Regards Chris Ferreira General Manager Ivory Tree Game Lodge

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place to go to see the big 5 in their natural habitat. The guides - special mention to Eloise and Marnu - were knowledgable friendly accomodating - I can't speak highly enough of that part of the experience - despite best efforts saw 4 of the big 5 but that was a delight - no complaints there....

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Good afternoon Dennis Thank you for the great review regarding the staff and guiding experience. The sparkling wine was brought out at midnight on New Year's eve, and everybody that was present had a glass. Only a handful of guests stayed awake to see the New Year in. We are looking forward to have you back at Ivory soon. Kind...

Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for New Years Eve and experienced some disappointments. On January 1st there was no power or intermittent power from after breakfast till around 3p.m. While I understand power fluctuations can occur, the generator should have been up and running. The weather was hot and we could not rest in the room after breakfast due to the heat....

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IvoryGM, General Manager at Ivory Tree Game Lodge, responded to this review

Good Afternoon KM I appreciate the feedback. I am very happy to see you enjoyed the game drive experience. Please accept my apologies regarding the electricity supply as well as the food. We can definitely improve on the communication to our guests. We truly hope to see you back with us in the near future. Kind Regards General Manager Ivory...

Reviewed 1 week ago

This lodge went out of their way to make sure we had a fantastic new years at their lodge. Their game trackers were knowledgeable and had a great sense of humour, even in the early hours of the morning for our morning game drives.

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Good Afternoon Stevevovo I am happy to see you enjoyed our New Year's! It was great fun. Kind Regards General Manager Ivory Tree Game Lodge

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit to ivory tree in the past year and once again it was fantastic. We stayed 3 nights in two standard chalets. The accommodation is excellent, the staff are friendly and their facilities are top notch. Our guide this visit was Vincent who was great with our little one, and took us on a special bush...

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IvoryGM, General Manager at Ivory Tree Game Lodge, responded to this review

Good Afternoon AJ What a fantastic review! Thank you very much and it is definitely appreciated. We can't wait to welcome you back to Ivory soon. Kind Regards General Manager Ivory Tree Game Lodge

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ivory Tree was a wonderful Safari experience from start to finish. We didn't want to leave! Our guide, Patrick, grew up spotting animals and was so incredibly knowledgeable, so I think we were very lucky to have him lead our drives. He was able to spot things that nobody else could see from a huge distance away and in the...

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IvoryGM, General Manager at Ivory Tree Game Lodge, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Heyyy It is very rewarding to see you enjoyed your stay, and receive such positive feedback. Kind Regards General Manager Ivory Tree Game Lodge

Lund, Sweden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying three days in this lodge was probably the best start for our South African trip. We were placed in the Executive Suite with own patio and own little pool, very appreciated by the kids, from which we could see zebras and baboons passing by a few times. Spacious, clean, nicely decorated, perfect AC and big bathroom. Best feature? The...

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Good Afternoon Fadista Thank you for the review. We hope to see back at Ivory. Kind Regards General Manager Ivory Tree Game Lodge

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Within the northern region of the Pilanesberg National Park lies an ancient amphitheatre and its in this basin, surrounded by volcanic spires and rolling savannah grassland, that Ivory Tree Game Lodge has been beautifully crafted. The central guest areas include lounges, bar, a dining room and feature rock pool. Small intimate guest areas have been created to retain warmth and seclusion for the individual guests. Sweeping patios provide the ideal venue for delicious English breakfasts and light luncheons with the boma reserved for fire-side dinners. 60 Luxury chalets have been carefully positioned along foot-hills ensuring optimal views of either the mountainous surrounds or the central open area. Each chalet featuring an outside shower, air-conditioner, mini bar fridge, tea and coffee making facility, has been tastefully decorated in earthly tones. This theme is carried through to the spacious bathroom, and it is here that you may choose to relax in your bath beneath a panoramic window or step out for an invigorating shower. Ivory Tree boasts a new wellness experience presenting a wide variety of treatment options designed to relax mind, body and soul. The unique design and position of the treatment rooms ensure uninterrupted views of the reserve. Ivory Tree presents generous bed capacity and has been carefully designed to ensure optimal guest privacy whilst being able to create unique incentive experiences. Whilst our attention is focused around close and unrestricted encounters with Africa’s big game, incentive experiences also include bush dinners, our own version of the amazing race, and numerous additional activities. The lodge also boasts an equipped conference facility. Striving to maintain high levels of personal attention and guest comfort, game drive vehicles are custom built ensuring optimal panoramic visibility. Amongst the most experienced in the Pilanesberg, our rangers and hosts are committed to binging you close encounters with a wide variety of big game, including the big 5, cheetah and wild dog, during morning and evening game drives. ... more   less 

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Address: | Pilanesberg Game Reserve, Pilanesberg National Park 318, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Pilanesberg National Park
Price Range: $552 - $1,297 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Ivory Tree Game Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 60
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“Try get a room on the boundary of the lodge so you are looking out in to the bush.”
 of 5 bubbles Stevevovo, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you are planning a Spa treatment, booknon arrival, it's the only negative comment I can really make, maybe a few more spa staff !”
 of 5 bubbles S8277YKphilb, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The cabins closest to the exterior of the resort provide for best viewing of wildlife in the park.”
 of 5 bubbles WoodfamWisconsin, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I had the standard cottage and I had love it”
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“Please just remember to replenish tea bags and water.”
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