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Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge

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Kiel, Germany
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Been for 2 nights and enjoyed the stay immensely. The camp is basic but very well set up and everyone there tried to make our stay as special as possible. It was absolutely no problem to heat water before a shower and the meals were very good. And of course the safaris as such and our guide: simply fantastic! I...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 18 August 2016

I reviewed the Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge a couple of years ago and it is time for an update. I can happily say that a truly phenomenal Eco lodge has only gotten better in the interim. Mosetlha was already a class act two years ago but there have been some significant changes that are worth commenting on. To...

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Caroline L, Owner at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Wow, Tony, thank you! What a wonderful, detailed, beautifully written review - covering the reserve, the camp, the staff - and transcendental field guides, I suspect they'll like that a lot :) - the photographic safaris, and the animals. Thanks for mentioning all your leopard sightings - I think Madikwe really is coming into its own on the game viewing...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing place, very well run and fantastic guides. Relaxed bush experience. Only comment would be that some of the units are quite close so there is not much privacy, if that important to you. Can't wait to go back!

Thank Pink_and_yellow
Caroline L, Owner at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Pink_and_Yellow Thanks so much for your review - short and sweet! Some of the cabins are adjoining (not sure if you were in one of those) and are kept for families or friends travelling together. And, yes, the entire camp is pretty intimate - reason for this is that we're unfenced and like to keep it this way :)...

Reviewed 17 March 2017

When I was planning my travel do South Africa I would like to visit a place that really preserve the wildlife and spend money to help animals and not with false "sanctuaries". When I visit Mosethlha I realize that I did the right choice. A wonderful place , sustainable, worried with the animals, excelent and prepared guides, well... with you...

Thank Renata M
Caroline L, Owner at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Thank YOU, Renata M, for a lovely review :) Environmental responsibility and sustainablility really is a big thing for us, and I am so please that it was what you were looking for. I hope you got a chance to go through the wonderful coffee table book in the lapa written by Hitesh Mehta, where we are one of the...

Norfolk, UK
Reviewed 11 March 2017

I had a wonderful three-night stay at Mosetlha. As an editorial journalist and photographer I know a good thing when I see it. Positioned discreetly in the heart of the wonderful (malaria free) Madikwe Reserve, it more than lived up to its billing as an authentic bush camp and eco lodge. Its size assures intimacy and it has a delightful...

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Caroline L, Owner at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Chris Thanks so much for your wonderful review ... I'm pretty jealous of you seeing that aardwolf! We look forward to having you back with us. Thanks and best eco regards Caroline Lucas

Newmarket, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This is glamping in the bush - well thought out. hot water for your bucket showers, good food and attentive host. The game drives were superb and we saw a lot of game close up. Coffee stop in the morning and sundowner - even in the rain in the evening. I would come again but would be a little better...

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Caroline L, Owner at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Anne M Thank you so much for your lovely reveiw - I LOVE the term glamping :) We'll make sure you're well warned if we have unusual weather coming up! Look forward to seeing you again. Thanks and best eco regards Caroline Lucas

Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We had a lovely experience at the eco bush camp and enjoyed very much the personal attention from the staff, especially the big surprise they prepared us: a romantic dinner at the camp fire with a beautiful bottle of champagne. We had a unforgettable honey moon!

Thank JillianGaagje
Caroline L, Owner at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Dear JillianGaagje Thank you for your review and for choosing to spend a few days of your honeymoon with us! We look forward to welcoming you back - is your first anniversary too soon?? Thanks and best eco regards Caroline Lucas

Lymington, Hampshire,England
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Mosethla Bush Camp is for lovers of wild life, caring for the environment and the wildlife within it. It is not the sort of game lodge one visits for haute cuisine, the swimming pool, the decor, the air conditioning and en suite facilities. But wow what a fabulous experience. The reception is not quite your normal hotel. Monika showed us...

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Caroline L, Owner at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Dear David-the-Banker Thank you so much for such a great review - I'm so pleased you grew webbed feet and survived the (much needed and appreciated) rain; and had such great game viewing. We hope to have you back with us again soon. Thanks and best eco regards Caroline Lucas

Reviewed 17 February 2017

The Mosetlha bush camp has been our family's favourite place to view game in South Africa since we first visited in 2003 when our two boys were still youngsters. There was something about the overall experience that just spoke to us and it's been dear to our hearts ever since. In addition to the comfortable lodging, the excellent staff, the...

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Caroline L, Owner at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Dear JBURGBarbara What a lovely review - thank you so much! Yes, I remember the early days when your youngest would eat only rice :) Being located at the very heart of Madikwe certainly has its benefits! And, yes, I also love our table ... I think that's where Mosetlha's soul is situated. Thanks and best eco regards Caroline Lucas

Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The Mosethla bushcamp is a great way to experience this beautiful game reserve. The rooms are basic but quite romantic and in fact everything you could need is there incl. solar lights and a mosquito net. The staff is great, very helpful, knowledgeable and caring. What we liked most was the "schedule" with meals, game drives, and time to read...

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Caroline L, Owner at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Dear _jmaartje Thank you so much for your review - and your mention of our beautiful reserve. This is one of the reasons for our success - being located at the very heart of an exclusive and wonderful game reserve. I am so glad you like the schedule - yes, it does make for a lovely relaxing time ... you...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mosetlha, nestled right at the heart of Madikwe Game Reserve and its only genuine eco lodge and authentic bush camp, is unfenced, rustic and intimate. Comfy beds in raised wooden cabins, oil lamps, traditional bush meals prepared on the open fire, a donkey boiler for hot safari showers and twice daily game drives in open 4x4s with expert guides, promise you a true wilderness experience. Come get the dust of Africa on your feet ... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge

Address: Mosetlha Bush Camp, Madikwe Game Reserve 2146, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Price Range: $266 - $346 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Hotel Madikwe Game Reserve
Mosetlha Bush Camp And Eco Lodge
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“all rooms are excellent!! superecomendo”
  • our room - lovely
93renatam, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Mosetlha offers great value for a stay in Madikwe, there's really no need need to pay more for an excellent wildlife experience...”
  • Guest accommodation is of wooden construction, raised on stilts.
chriskT4465RP, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are allocated and all the same”
P8785OKannem, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“No choice - you are in the bush.”
david-the-banker, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All of the "cabins" are well located and comfortable so it really doesn't matter which one you would stay in.”
JBURGBarbara, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
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