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Idube Game Reserve Lodge

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We only stayed one night at Idube, but it was a wonderful stay. The game drive was the best part of it, our guide was Brogan and Culture. We were able to see a pack of 16 lions having their breakfast buffalo on our last...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very lucky to have travelled extensively, yet nothing compares to the experience had at Idube. We stayed here for 2 nights, before going down south to the sister Lodge Lukimbi. Always very difficult to predict what will be seen, yet our amazingly knowledgable Ranger Matt,...More

Thank Robin E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every day we saw our favourite animals, leopards and rhino. In a special excellent way. Not stop, make a picture and go again. No, the interaction between the animals was special and exciting. It happend because of Matt and Mike, the driver and the tracker,...More

Thank Sophia k
Reviewed 29 November 2017

I'd describe game drives as a variation on that well-known description of war - periods of boredom interspersed with moments of great excitement. We were at Idube for three nights and did six games drives, and on all but one something amazing and memorable happened....More

Thank claranda
Reviewed 6 November 2017

This ranks highly as one of the best trips we've ever taken and we've travelled extensively throughout the world. The game drives twice daily were phenomenal - led by Mark and Matt we were treated to some amazing sights - seeing the Big 5 almost...More

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Restaurant
Pool
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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Air Conditioning
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Restaurant
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USD 840 - USD 879 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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USD 840 - USD 879 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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lee1023
18 December 2017|
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Response from G3inLondon | Reviewed this property |
We flew from JHB to Kruger Mpumalanga airport and then had a van take us directly to Idube. It is a good two hours plus from Mpumalanga and for most of the way, the roads are paved and easily navigable. It's when you leave... More
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suziQueensland
20 July 2017|
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Response from DanMcCormack | Reviewed this property |
I think the renovations are done. Certainly the areas we stayed in just last week were great, and RhinoAfrica said that they had just finished an upgrade of the resort, so unless there is more planned...
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marybanilow
28 April 2016|
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Response from Idube_Manager | Property representative |
That is correct our rates include accommodation, all meals and two game drives daily. Drinks, laundry, gratuities and items from the gift shop are not included. Drinks prices are similar to other establishments in South... More
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"They are all good. Very spread out, just make sure you lock your doors, or the monkeys will invade!!!!"
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"standard room 1 night, a suite for 2. I would splash out for a suite if you can, in the warmer months the..."
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"#7 didn't have a view but had visitors - hadeda ibis, monkeys, kudu, bushbuck, nyala. Can't complain."
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"Highly recommend Makubela Suites for space and outstanding views."
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