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    Thakadu River Camp

    Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
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    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    US$383
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    • Average4%
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    Reviewed 6 June 2016

    had a really pleasant stay. Needed some special time off and that's what we had. Good accommodation, good food and friendly staff. Very friendly and nothing was too much. Duncan the driver / guide was very good and went out of his way to make...More

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    Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River Camp

    Dear Frank It was a pleasure hosting the two of you. We are glad that you did relaxed ands enjoyed the stay with us. We are looking forward to receive you back as returning guests to Thakadu River Camp.

    Reviewed 2 June 2016

    The rooms and the general area need some maintenance. DO NOT drive to this facility if you down have a 4x4. The roads to the gate entrance is bad...which as public rod most of the way. However from the turnoff to the Ricercamp the road...More

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    Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River Camp

    Dear Christo v It was a pleasure hosting the three of you. Please except our apologies for the condition of the road. The road was badly damaged during the flood in March 2016. We in the process of negotiating with contractors and hope that road...More

    Reviewed 8 May 2016

    Very nice tented luxury camp, 3.5 hour drive from Johannesburg (via Sun City, 50 km sand roads, no 4x4 needed). The service is very good, staff and manager very friendly. Tents specious with veranda. 2 game drives / day, Highly recommended

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    Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River Camp

    Dear NikiAustria It was a pleasure hosting you. Great to see that you enjoyed your stay at Thakadu River Camp. We are looking forward to receive you back as returning guests.

    Reviewed 8 May 2016

    We went to Thakadu River Camp in March and had an amazing time. Everything was perfect!! Verry nice, friendly and relaxt staff, verry good food and plenty of gamedrives with an amazing guide. I would give Thakadu a 10 out of 10.

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    Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River Camp

    Dear pieterd355 Thank you for your review. We are delighted to see that you have enjoyed your safari experience with us. We are looking forward to host you as returning guests at Thakadu River Camp.

    Reviewed 4 May 2016

    Staff not suitably qualified to manage a 4 Star Bush Lodge. Very disappointing service considering the money that was spent. Bad attitude towards South African guests. Very little sightings of wildlife.

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    Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River Camp

    Dear jst933 Thank you for your review. Please except my apologies that your expectation were not met. We value all our guests regardless of nationality. Kind Regards

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    About
    Amenities
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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$321 - US$527 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
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    Room & Suite (34)
    Dining (16)
    Pool & Beach (14)
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Mishy77
    Do you get phone signal and 3g or 4g from the tents?
    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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    GabsGirl76
    hello! If we booked Thakadu River Camp, does the rate include the game drives? I know all meals are inclusive. How about the activities on-site? Thanks!
    8 September 2016|
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    Response from Hanlie L | Property representative |
    Dear Janloubse Yes the rate include two game drives per day.
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    Ken R
    Is there an e-mail to contact someone directly at the Thakadu River Camp so I can arrange for ground transportation from the airport to the lodge and to also arrange special food requests.
    7 July 2016|
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    Response from Hanlie L | Property representative |
    Details are available on our web page.
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    Room Tips
    "There are twelve tents and we were in tent four; just a short 3-5 minute walk to the main lodge."
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    "The rooms were wonderful. Although it was a tent and therefore felt very romantic; they were very clean and..."
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    "The are all great, but if you want a good view of the river ask for the higher numbered rooms"
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    "The bed was amazing! My compliments!"
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