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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have just stayed at the Monwana as a family - having been on safari before we were keen to find a lodge that would give us 5 star experience but would also be relaxed enough for a family - and this certainly fits the bill. The standard of rooms, food and service were all excellent - but what made...

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Hollywood, FL
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Monwana is amazing! This is the reason you travel half way around the world and would do it again in a heartbeat! From the moment you arrive, you feel like you are in "true Africa". Monwana is a small, luxurious property hidden in the bush with a large waterhole directly in front of you to view all of the amazing...

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Vancouver, B.C. Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have travelled many places. This was by far the best Experience ever. The Food, the Staff and the Safari itself. Our Driver and tracker brought us to The Big 5 and more. The Lion, Leopard and others were so close to us I thought they might jump in our Jeep. Just a wonderful time thru and thru!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A big thank you to the team, Ruan, Shelley, Rennico, Valentine and colleagues for such a wonderful experience. My daughter Tracy and I thoroughly enjoyed every moment. I have no hesitation in recommending Monwana to people who prefer to charge their batteries in a serene environment, Shelley you went out of your way to accommodate our dietary constraints Thank you.

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Portage, Michigan
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I traveled to South Africa in January. The Monwana Game Lodge exceeded our expectations. Our ranger, Jacques was very knowledgeable. Everyone at the lodge (thank you Emma and Jeffery) were professional and pleasant. We loved the private porch from our room where we could sit and watch the wildlife at the watering hole. Breakfast, lunch and dinners...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed at monwana game lodge for the first three days of our honey moon in South Africa and I must say that my Wife and I were extremely impressed by the standard of service and the quality of the food that we experienced there. On the three days we managed to view really up close the Big 5 and...

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 13 January 2017

The best two days we spend in South Africa. The safari was first class. The tracker & game driver were both awesome. We got to spot the big 5. Leopard was our favorite. I loved looking at the smaller animals & birds too. Our game driver, Ruan, had in-depth knowledge about the animals and the reserve. The lodge was superb...

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Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Had the best holiday of our lives. The staff were outstanding. Tracker and game driver were first class and went out their way to find as much game as possible Staff made our stay better with a romantic dinner. Allowing me to ask the lady of my dreams to be my wife. She said yes. Thanks guys.

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Reviewed 26 November 2016

Been back for 2 weeks after our Monwana safari but still on a high. Emma, Jacques and the entire team were so passionate about the reserve, the animals and making their guests feel welcome. Game drives were fantastic - thanks to ranger Jacques and the excellent trackers - and we were lucky enough to get close to all of the...

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Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Fantastic, superb, wonderful, amazing! Our stay with Emma, Jacques and the team at Monwana really was an inspirational experience that left us struggling for enough superlatives to describe it. We arrived full of excitement and anticipation but trying to be realistic - we understood these wild animals can't simply be summoned to appear and we accepted that we wouldn't necessarily...

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Monwana Game Lodge, Thornybush Game Reserve, is a Four Star Superior lodge set in the heart of the African bushveld. Offering fantastic Big 5 game viewing, exquisite African cuisine and personalized service. ... more   less 

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Address: Thornybush Game Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Thornybush Private Game Reserve
Price Range: $898 - $1,023 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Monwana Game Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Outstanding safari experience”
PaulPauwen, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room overlooking the watering hole.”
brooker735, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room overlooking the water hole. We have been told that August is a great month to see lots of activity at the waterhole.”
AC693, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have a view of the waterhole but if you want to really treat yourself ask for the honeymoon suite.”
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sahajas2016, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms had great views”
travellorSurrey, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
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