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Reviewed 5 January 2017

This was a a perfect little lodge for our Honeymoon trip we started at Kololo! A small private lodge with very friendly guys working there ! Very good service in this private lodge in all matters. Good game drives! We will come back, next time we are in RSA!

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It was a privilage having you with us for you honeymoon. We are glad you enjoyed our service!

Pretoria
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Very relaxing surroundings, luxurious accomodation, caretaking and friendly personell. Professional rangers with a lot of personal attention. Excellent as first Experience with a game reserve and unique in offering possibilities to hike and cycle amongst zebras, wildebeest and warthhog. Good swimming pool to cool down and terrace to drink a glass and appreciate the landscape.

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Thank you very much for your review. Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay!

Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This lodge was the perfect spot for our family get together for Dad's 70th birthday. It was ideal for all ages, especially for the children with so much for them to safely do. The wildlife roaming around the lodges as we relaxed in luxury was just amazing. The staff are all so friendly and accommodating. Thank you especially for the...

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Thank you for your review. It was our pleasure organizing something special for your family. Glad to hear you enjoyed the cake :) Kind Regards, Kololo Game Reserve

Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

The perfect location to have the whole family and respective partners/kids for a family celebration. Kings and Queens accommodation providing the best possible party venue for family Christmas dinner all excellent laid on by the first class staff. Amazing game experience also, we will be back!! Many thanks.

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Thank you for your review, much appreciated! Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We will be happy to welcome you back in the future! Kind regards, Kololo Game Reserve

Vaalwater
Reviewed 31 December 2016

A wonderful peaceful place. Our family were made to feel so welcome from the minute we arrived. We were a party of 13 with an age range of 6months to 70. The children were in awe of the nyala family outside the villa. Even hand feeding them. Walking with giraffes was so special. The staff and Rangers were fantastic. Thank...

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Thank you very much for your review. Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with you family. It was a pleasure having you with us!

Zwolle, The Netherlands
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We were here for 1 night. Had 2 game safaris. On the big one we even saw a cheeta. Steve. Thank you for a greate ride! The lodge was perfect. As was the restaurant. Ill come back some day! Hope you have more lions at that time..

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Thank you very much for your review. Seeing Cheetah on a game drive is something special!

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Kololo is a toplocation for a game drive. Beautiful lodge, good food and a reasonable prie/quality. In a short time and with a little luck you can see the "Big Five". Good equipment and very kind and polite services.

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Thanks for your review. Great to hear you spotted the Big 5 in Welgevonden!

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 December 2016

We were here for 2 days. A very warm welcome and lovely staff. All smiling and willing to give you the best experience and hospitality. There are several deals at the website We had the 2-pax deal which included a lovely house (comfy bed with mosquito net, warm shower, enough towels, soap/shampoo, kitchen with fridge and a bbq outside), all...

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Thank you for posting a review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay at Kololo Game Reserve!

Vaalwater
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Staff very friendly restaurant very good for evening meals cooked breakfast needs work. Overall relaxing and peaceful weekend away. Game ranger very helpful and knowledgeable. Well worth a visit to get away from the big city.

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Thank you for your review. We will take your note regarding the breakfast into account. Glad to year you enjoyed a nice weekend getaway! Kind Regards, Kololo Game Reserve

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Reviewed 27 November 2016

This time I came with my in-laws who had never visited Africa before. We stayed with 6 adults and one baby of 11 months, we had a great week at Kololo. My in-laws were absolutely stunned by Kololo and the surroundings. The food was excellent, the game dives amazing and the staff very helpful! Besides making game drives on Welgevonden...

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Thank you for posting a review of your stay on Kololo Game Reserve, it was great having you with us. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with your family and that your baby enjoyed the wildlife on Kololo! Kind Regards, Kololo Game Reserve

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kololo Game Reserve is situated in the beautiful province of Limpopo, South Africa, in the heart of the Waterberg biosphere. Vast, peaceful and incredibly beautiful, this is a fascinating destination with a rich cultural legacy and natural splendour.A malaria-free area, child friendly and home to a large variety of game, Kololo is a perfect safari destination. Visit neighbouring reserve Welgevonden Game Reserve (of which Kololo is also part) and view the Big 5 - lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo - or enjoy a sneak preview over the fence, from the comfort of your chalet at Kololo.Kololo has its own gate near the reception, which provides direct access to Welgevonden Game Reserve. Kololo therefore has a unique concept: the Big 5 and accommodation in a luxurious, comfortable lodge where only the safe wildlife roams free. ... more   less 

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Address: Bakkerspas, Vaalwater 0530, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Waterberg > Vaalwater
Price Range: $183 - $387 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kololo Game Reserve 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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