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All reviewsheated plunge poolwatering holegame drivesrooms are amazingwater holeanimal sightingsspecial requeststhe reservewild dogsan amazing experiencelarge decktotal privacyspa treatmentssafari lodgewithin hoursspecial thanksbush walk
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

The lodge is very nice with very friendly staff - the overall impression is very good. Though in my personal opinion it is quite expensive comparing it to other properties in the same reserve. The guide appeared to be very skilled but his interaction with...More

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Response from Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 25 March 2018

Dear Fbitsch, Thank you for taking the time to write a Tripadvisor review of your stay with us in the Madikwe Game Reserve. We are glad to hear that the lodge and our staff left a very good impression on you overall. I would also...More

Reviewed 14 February 2018

We had the most amazing stay at Etali Safari Lodge and I have to share it with the world. We keep kosher, and we were a bit concerned as to how that would work. We shouldn’t have worried at all. When we arrived, Baleki, the...More

3  Thank SusanL1213
Response from Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 18 February 2018

Dear Susan, Thank you for taking the time to share your amazing stay with the world. We are especially glad to hear that you found our renowned kosher meals so delicious! Indeed it sounds like every aspect of your stay was very memorable, we look...More

Reviewed 6 February 2018

We simply loved our stay at the Etali Safari Lodge. The staff was very helpfull, friendly and skilled. The rooms are spacious and well equipped. The games were guided by very knowledgeable rangers. A great experience, we will sure come back!

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Response from Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 8 February 2018

Dear Sjoerd, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us in the Madikwe Game Reserve. It was a pleasure hosting you at the lodge and we look forward to your return! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

Reviewed 28 January 2018

Don't even know where to start with this wonderful place - it was flawless! From the moment we arrived and were greeted by our game drivers, and the staff - with a beautiful welcome drink - to the moment we left and given a packed...More

3  Thank carlytyrrell7
Response from Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 30 January 2018

Dear Carly, Thank you very much for taking the time for writing such a detailed review, warm endorsement and for thanking the team! Your review mentioned our spa, meals, staff and game drives. These are the 4 pillars we consider essential to the Etali Experience,...More

Reviewed 27 January 2018

We were so impressed with the staff, food, service, lodge, safari it was one of the best holidays we have ever had. Angela was so helpful and friendly and was so happy and smiling, she really impressed us but we would also praise every other...More

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Response from Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 30 January 2018

Dear Jgam43, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us in the Madikwe Game Reserve. It was absolute pleasure hosting you and we hop to see you again soon! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

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simona47
25 March 2017|
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Response from JonSyd | Reviewed this property |
Hi we just stayed there. its a short walk from the lodge , 2-3 min tops. Its probably the most private of the lodges, but it does not have a direct view of the water hole. It is however one of the " roads" taken by the... More
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2 September 2016|
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Response from Andrew L | Reviewed this property |
All the rooms are lovely, but I think the only ones with a clear view are those near the waterhole. Remember though that the real opportunity to see animals are on the game drives in the morning and evening. During the... More
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"Room 5,6 and 7 (my personal favouite) All these rooms overlook the waterhole and are close to the main..."
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"Request a room with view of the waterhole"
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"Room 6 had a great view of the watering hole!"
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"There a a few suites that overlook the watering hole - some great sights from your balcony!"
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