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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Don't miss one game drive. You always have the possibility of encounter real nature. This tenten camp is beautiful situated and game drives start early and long for hours in the morning. Breakfast is excellent, lunch has good items and diner can be different day to day.

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Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River Camp, responded to this review

Dear johannesc986 We are glad to see that you enjoyed your encounters with nature under the guidance of Patience. It was a pleasure hosting you and we hope to do so in future. The Thakadu Team are looking forward to welcome you back.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

An absolutely amazing experience, I would recommend highly staying at The Thakadu River Camp.The tents are luxurious and at the same time you feel up close to nature with monkeys,Impalas and various bird life paying visits to our balcony. The food and level of service is 5* and the safari drives were out of this world. The rangers are extremely...

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Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River Camp, responded to this review

Dear Steve G We are trilled that The Thakadu Team could play a role in you ticking a great experience of your Bucket List. Your kindness and positive attitude towards everything lifted our spirits and it was a pleasure hosting you. We are looking forward to host you and share Madikwe again with you.

Baldham
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We had a great stay. Our guide was Patience. She did an excellent job! Thank you so much! She was the best game driver we ever had! Complimentary drinking water during the stay with very high temperatures would be a great deal!

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Dear Sissi55 We are trilled to see that you enjoyed your stay and Safari experience with us. Patience is one of the best and we are fortunate to have her as part of our team. Thank you for your suggestion. We hope to welcome you back as returning guests to Thakadu River Camp.

Pieve a Nievole, Italy
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Very good experience at Thadaku River Camp. Room excellent, bush experience very good, food very good. Staff very good. Transport very unflexible. i'd like the staff improve the relations with visitors, more empatethic so that they desire to come back here.

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Dear Messina_Nicola We are glad to see that you enjoyed your Safari experience at Thakadu River Camp. It would be a pleasure to host you as returning guests. Thank you for your comments. We do take it at hart and will act accordingly.

Hannover, Germany
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We were absolutely enchanted by this place. Very friendly and welcoming staff. We have seen the big Five animals on the game drives. This is a perfect place to relax and enjoy a very authentic South African bush lodge.

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Dear 724Steffiv We are glad to see that you could relax and enjoyed your stay at Thakadu River Camp. It was a pleasure sharing Madikwe Game Reserve beauty with you and hope to do so again.

Oviedo, Spain
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Wonderful experinece at Madikwe-Thakadu River Camp. Tent complex completely integrated in the natural park. Very good game drive experience, guided by a very nice lady. Rooms were enough for a family of 4 people,with a terrace where you can see elephants,monkeys or buffalos. Kids enjoy the swimming pool.

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Dear Ricardo R The Thakadu Team are trilled to see that you enjoyed your stay with us. It was a pleasure to share Madikwe with you and to be part of your wonderful experience. It would be a pleasure to welcome you back as returning guests to Thakadu River camp.

gauteng
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We booked for thakadu river camp for my husbands birthday. What a special place! The staff were helpful and friendly and even sang for my husbands birthday along with a freshly baked chocolate cake, the food was delicious,the rooms were beautiful. Falling asleep to the sound of lions roaring near by was an added bonus.Our game driver Gerry took the...

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Dear 167candicef It was a great pleasure to host you as a family. Madikwe Game Reserve is a very special Safari destination and we are glad that Thakadu River Camp made this a " Magical" experience for you. We looking forward to receive you back as returning guests.

Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We booked the entire lodge for a group recently. While I must say that guests enjoyed their stay, our experience dealing with management at Thakadu and Aha Resorts was not a good one. On the day of guest arrival, after we had paid in full and confirmed everything in writing and personal meetings, we were advised that they booked other...

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Dear MICHAELL1232014 I understand that on a very important day of preparations for the wedding you had to deal with this extra stress load and for that I give you my censure apologies. Our CRO received an updated Rooming list on 19 Sep 2016 from one of the Agents of the Tour Operate / Traveling Agent that you did your...

Limburg Province, Belgium
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We visited Thakadu for 5 nights and had a wonderful time. Great service, nice staff, nice breakfast, lunch and dinner. The tents were very large and comfortabel, even with an extra bed for our daughter. We had a great Ranger, Patience, very experienced and kind. I will recommend this camp to all our friends!

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Dear 15lon Thank you for your recommendation. It is always wonderful to see that our guests did enjoyed their stay at Thakadu River Camp. Our aim is always to give our guests a safari experience that they will not forget.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited for 3 nights in September and had an amazing time. We were initially concerned that our small 2wd car wouldn't make it as the Thakadu website advised a 4x4 was necessary however we just took it slowly and had no problems. The camp itself is lovely and relaxed, the food was delicious and there was...

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Dear KMDew We are glad to see that you had a memorable time, enjoying your safari experience and stay with us. We are looking forward to host you again and welcome you back as returning guests to Thakadu river Camp.

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  • Breakfast included
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Address: Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Price Range: $396 - $582 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Thakadu River Camp 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“The rooms were wonderful. Although it was a tent and therefore felt very romantic; they were very clean and absolutely beautiful. There was a gorgeous bath with brass taps, very comfortable beds and a lovely balcony. There was brilliant air conditioning and mosquito nets to keep out the insects. The rooms couldn't have been more perfect!”
 of 5 bubbles joannabenedictf, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The are all great, but if you want a good view of the river ask for the higher numbered rooms”
 of 5 bubbles dieselblade, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The bed was amazing! My compliments!”
 of 5 bubbles tessav486, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in room 7 and other rooms for the same price definitely had better views from their balconies”
 of 5 bubbles imjustthemessenger, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Tents are numbered from 1 to 12, with lower numbers closer to the main lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles Blythspirit68, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
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