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Reviewed 18 July 2017

We booked through Hotels.com appr. 2 months in advance on the 3rd May 2017 and paid in advance, the money cleared the credit card on the 5th May 2017. We completed the 4.5 hours drive to the camp on the 01st July 2017. On arrival...More

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Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 22 July 2017

Dear devonr2017 Please except my apologies for the unpleasant experience with your booking. Unfortunately because of an IT mapping problem, AHA and Thakadu River Camp never received your booking on the AHA Extranet Channel. Your booking Agent was also not aware of this IT problem...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017

We were very skeptical about staying in "tents" but the hospitality and outstanding game drives more than make up for the niggles associated with the tents. The food was excellent and healthy. The tents were large and had all requirements... just a bit cold in...More

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Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 14 July 2017

Dear j889814672 The Thakadu Team are glad to see that you enjoyed you stay and safari experience with us. It was a pleasure hosting you and we are looking forward to welcome you back as returning guests.

Reviewed 9 July 2017

Thank you for a wonderful, relaxing experience. Not too many bells and whistles - just perfect attention to detail, great hospitality, delicious food and unpretencious functionality. Hats off to Hannelie and her team.More

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Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 10 July 2017

Dear Boeremeisie2207 Thank you for your visit and review. We enjoyed your energy with all the singing and dancing. The Thakadu "Nagtegale" say thank you for the envelope. We hope to welcome you back as returning guests at Thakadu River Camp on a future break...More

Reviewed 29 June 2017

We took my father to Madikwe as a special treat. Having recently had a knee replacement, his mobility is limited. The management and staff at Thakadu went above and beyond to ensure that all our needs where taken care of. Lodging: 8/10. The tented camps...More

Thank Sean M
Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 30 June 2017

Dear SeanJHB Thank you for the review. It was a pleasure hosting you and your family. We are glad to see that you enjoyed your safari experience at Thakadu River Camp. We are looking forward to welcome you back.

Reviewed 27 June 2017

We had such a good time at Thakadu River Camp. It was our first safari as a couple and we enjoyed every minute of it! Our game ranger Jerry was amazing. We didn't expect to see wild dogs as they are so rare but we...More

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Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 30 June 2017

Dear Rachel W Thank you for your review. Please except my apologies with the safe and light problem. It was a pleasure hosting you and we are looking forward to receive you back as returning guests to Thakadu River Camp.

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Dani L
25 January 2018|
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Response from Elle D | Reviewed this property |
Yes yes. There is a game drive in the morning and afternoon. Just phone the lodge and confirm the times. Their customer service was great.
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Mishy77
6 January 2017|
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Response from Hanlie L | Property representative |
Connection is not always strong but you will be able to connect with 3G.
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8 September 2016|
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Dear Janloubse Yes the rate include two game drives per day.
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"The room was perfect... though the only issue we had were marks on the head board of the bed. Probably where..."
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"If you need to be close to reception nd facilities, you need to stick to rooms 1 to 4 max. the rooms are..."
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"We were given Tent number 2 as requested - a manageable distance from the Lodge/swimming pool/pick up area..."
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"Tents 6 onwards are a bit of distance from the main building so request a nearer tent if you need to."
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