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We spent an incredible holiday at Tau with our 10 and 7 year old kids. Saw 4 of the Big 5, were treated to outstanding service, and loved the fact that the lodge is right by a watering hole. Ate lunch beside elephants, zebra, impala...More
Tau is our favorite "get-away". The staff are so very kind and make you feel like true friends. NO ONE would ever be disappointed in their trip to Tau. Truthfully - we've already booked for next time. Thank you to the full staff for such...More
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When in a hotel, or in this case a game lodge, service is my key evaluation criteria, and Tau staff is excellent in serving they guests. Congratulations.
Good: service, they really work to make your experience unique. Since the check in till the departure you...More
Well.....to get there by car on your own is a experience, but finally we found the lodge. Very exclusive, excellent hosting and friendly staff. The position of the lodge near a water reservoir is majistic, Will having breakfast or lunch you have a excellent view...More
Staying at "The King" is very special. Everyone is super friendly, professional, the food is heaven good, the room is also royal, the outside shower is a place for relaxation and the terrace is amazing.
Our ranger Steph showed us the big five on a...More
#7 of 23 Speciality lodging in Madikwe Game Reserve
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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"