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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 February 2015

The house we stayed in was perfect for our big family (we are 9) The rooms are all the same and equally beautiful. The managers Paula and Warren were perfect in their roles making the stay very pleasant and allowing our privacy as well. The cleaning staff was also perfect, always working in the background without being noticed. Not to... More 

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EluisaMorukuru, Public Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

Dear Caren, Thank you so much for sharing your Morukuru experience with the Tripadvisor community. We are truly delighted that you enjoyed the wonderful Morukuru staff, the spaciousness of Farm House and your overall safari experience with us. We are also very appreciate for the honest feedback about the cuisine. As a collective team, we would like to apologize that... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 February 2015

We had been dreaming of a safari for a long time. Morukuru was our dream come true. Beautiful, comfortable house with so many terraces we could have each meal in a different location. The best food in South Africa. But what surprised us the most was the value of Andrew's expertise. We did so much more than just look at... More 

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EluisaMorukuru, Public Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

Knowing we have made your safari dreams come true is what makes everything we do so worthwhile. We are delighted that we were able to make this time such a special one for all of you, animal lovers or not! :-) You will always have a home in Africa waiting for you. Best wishes on behalf of Andrew and his... More 

Pretoria, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 January 2015

Wow – what a wonderful weekend! We stayed at the River House. What a welcome we received! Amazing, dedicated, friendly staff. Thank you Carrie for making us feel right at home! The food was absolutely wonderful and very special. Thank you Esmeralda for preparing special dishes for our boy and making every meal so amazing. Bedrooms are spacious, clean and... More 

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EluisaMorukuru, Public Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your heart warming review of your Morukuru experience. We are delighted to know that your stay was such an awesome one and even more wonderful is knowing that we were able to bring together great friends for a bush weekend away! We hope to welcome you back again soon. #partofthefamily! Best wishes on behalf of... More 

London
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 7 January 2015

This place was incredible. I had been on safaris before but this was truly special. We were a family of 11, aged between 69-4 years old, and every need was catered for from the second we arrived. The staff were amazing, the accommodation was super stylish and the rangers were fantastic and super knowledgable. We all loved it and felt... More 

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EluisaMorukuru, Public Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

It is wonderful to know that we were still able to stir your soul even though you have been on safari before. Even more wonderful is the fact that we were able to please the whole family from "young" to the youngest! We hope to welcome you back to Morukuru again soon or perhaps next time to Ocean House in... More 

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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 January 2015

Impossible to describe in words…. Simply AMAZING! My wife and I together with some close friends we were discovering Africa for the first time and choosing Morukuru Family – River House was the right way to do it. Even if you are in the wild, literally, surrounded by nature and wild animals, you are safe and cocooned in luxury. Breakfasts,... More 

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EluisaMorukuru, Public Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

It is simply wonderful to receive a review like this and we are delighted and enthused that we were able to offer you all a magical Morukuru experience. May your Morukuru safari always be remembered and cherished. We hope to be able to welcome you back again one day! Welcome to the "family" #wewillbewaiting! Best wishes from all of us. More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 January 2015

We visited the Owners House in December as a family of 5. We had never been on a safari before and weren't quite sure what to expect, all I can say is that this experience was one of the most memorable that we have had as a family. From the moment we arrived on the airstrip and we were met... More 

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EluisaMorukuru, Public Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

Your first Safari experience is always the most incredible & unforgettable one and we, as the Morukuru Family are honoured that we will always be remembered as such. We hope that we will be able to share our magic with you all again once day soon. We will be waiting with open arms. Best wishes from myself, Wessel and his... More 

Miami, Florida
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92 reviews
26 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 28 December 2014 via mobile

a magnificent journey! The river house is just incredible, with 8 staff only here for you! A big pool and garden! And a private chef with fabulous chef! One of the best's experience of my life! I had tears when I left. The safaris are very nice, with a break in the middle! I really enjoyed it! LOVED IT THANKS... More 

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EluisaMorukuru, Public Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

We LOVED having you stay with us and it was only pleasure to be able to share Africa's delights with you. We hope to welcome you back on day soon. We would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a Happy New Year and make it bring you many more Morukuru adventures (maybe next time at our Ocean... More 

Maastricht, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 19 December 2014

When you consider a relaxing stay in one of the game reserves, do not hestitate to book this place. The house is very luxerious for a family, with own pool an terasses all around the place. But even better is the staff. They will do everything to make your stay as pleasant as possible. The food is like in a... More 

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EluisaMorukuru, Public Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

We are all so pleased that your thoroughly enjoyed your safari experience in Madikwe. We consider you part of the big Morukuru Family and look forward to welcoming you back. Thank you so much for sharing your review with the Tripadvisor community. May 2015 be filled with all the things you value most. Best wishes from the entire Morukuru Family.... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 2 December 2014

We had different dining experiences for every meal; a private, wonderful swimming area to cool off in the African heat. Magnificent accommodation that is well looked after looked after and the whole weekend was romantic, relaxing, beautiful and certainly memorable. What a wonderful and memorable experience. Outstanding. Thank you to the whole Morukuru team!

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EluisaMorukuru, Public Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Owner's House in Madikwe. Nothing makes us happier than knowing that you have left with such magical memories. Best wishes for the festive season from the whole of the Morukuru Family. Eluisa More 

Aachen, Germany
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 27 November 2014

We stayed at the Owners House in October 2013 with our family (2 adults and 3 kids 7-11 years old). Everything from the welcome to the departure was absoltutely perfect. The complete Morukuru team (Jo, Wessel, Gummy, Asion, George, and all the others) made every member of our family feel absolutely welcome from the first minute. Marvelous game drives, surprise... More 

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EluisaMorukuru, Public Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

We love giving back the gift of time to families and we are just so happy that you and your precious family were able to have just that at Morukuru Owner's House. Please come back and visit us again, we will be waiting with open arms to welcome you back to your safari home in Africa. Best wishes from the... More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Morukuru Family is a collection of three exclusive-use private safari villas on private property in the Madikwe Game Reserve. Owner's House has 2 bedrooms, River House has 3 bedrooms and Farm House has 5 bedrooms. We welcome children of all ages and are very family friendly. Our 'Morukuru Freedom Concept' means that our guests have total freedom to do whatever they want, whenever they want. During their stay in one of the private houses all activities are included, as well as all meals and drinks. We provide a private gamedrive vehicle for each house, including a private guide and a tracker. The rest of the staff at the house comprises of a private chef, a butler and general housekeeping staff. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Morukuru Family Madikwe

Address: Madikwe, Madikwe Game Reserve 2838, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Price Range: RM6,236 - RM19,235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Morukuru Family Madikwe 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“All rooms in the Farmhouse are lovely, but nr 5 is perfect!”
 of 5 bubbles KarinL268, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Owner's house...great”
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“Rent the river house. It is something special.”
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“All the rooms are excellent”
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“Our 2 families shared River Lodge which comfortably housed 6 adults (private large rooms with ensuites) and 4 children (in the bunk room)”
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