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My wife and I went here with our good friends for a weekend safari. It was one of the best experiences of our lives. The main lodge/restaurant is beautiful with many seating areas, great balconies overlooking a watering hole where plenty of game comes to...More
What a trip! From start to finish, the stay at Matla/Tau was exceptional. Because of the recent fire that destroyed the main building, we were offered to stay at the owner's private lodge nearby. The staff from Tau made the small number of guests feel...More
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The Tau Game Lodge
June 2017 by Nadine
We flew in to the Madikwe airstrip with a comfortable flight from federal air. Getting out of the plane, overwhelmed by the bush silence, a ranger was waiting for us to drive us to the tau game...More
This Lodge, it's staff, and Rangers represent the best in walking or driving safaris in a comfortable and secure surrounding. The food is substantially above what you's expect for the relatively remote location and the impromptu entertainment seems heartfelt - a young boy present during...More
You could not ask for a better lodge to see all the animals in the wild, and all this in an amazing lodge. We were there for our 25th wedding anniversary and had our teenage children with us. We organised a private drive onto the...More
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US$483 - US$733 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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We were in the same situation and decided to stay at Matla. Best decision ever. Staff is fabulous, rooms are so much better than at Tau and you still have a small water hole in front of the main building to watch animals... More
We were in the same situation and decided to stay at Matla. Best decision ever. Staff is fabulous, rooms are so much better than at Tau and you still have a small water hole in front of the main building to watch animals. The staff is from Tau so very experienced and wonderful. The game drivers are awesome. I am trying to find a way to go back.
Good day, at the moment it is not that cold yet, so a jacket will be enough it is only in May - July that you would need warmer clothes. We also provide blankets on the landrovers should you still need some extra warmth... More
Good day, at the moment it is not that cold yet, so a jacket will be enough it is only in May - July that you would need warmer clothes. We also provide blankets on the landrovers should you still need some extra warmth. Both routes can be taken, personally I prefer the N4 to Rustenburg more, but it also depends which side on Johannesburg you would be traveling from. We wish you an amazing stay!
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"Every room is actually a stand-alone cabin on the watering hole, they are all great"