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Chanhassen, Minnesota
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had such a great visit to Madikwe and stay at Impodimo Game Lodge. Our guide was Tyrone and our tracker was Sam. They were awesome. Both incredibly knowledgeable and we got to see ALL of the Big FIVE! They worked hard to help us not only glimpses of the animals, but gave us information that let us get to...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Impodimo was wonderful. I traveled with friends for a few nights’ stay as part of a larger self-driving trip to South Africa and southern Botswana. The lodge is beautiful and everything you could imagine ever wanting – large, airy rooms which are beautifully appointed, a lodge with all of the necessities, a wonderful pool area, multiple decks and outdoor seating...

Thank katepprince
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The lodge is beautiful, and you really feel close to the wildlife - especially the elephants which wander around the camp from time to time! The rooms are very comfortable, and the food good. Service at the lodge was excellent. What let the place down for us was the game viewing experience. We were there for 3 nights, and were...

Thank SueRW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Daughter and I have just spent 3 days at Impodimo and had an amazing time and experience. Our ranger Marie and tracker Holiday were absolutely fantastic. The food and lodge staff were also superb. i cannot recommend this highly enough.

Thank Owen R
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have just returned from a magnificent and memorable stay at Impodimo Game Lodge in the Madikwe game farm. It was our 25 th wedding anniversary celebration. The lodge is well appointed with beautiful spacious chalets, well spaced away from one another. I enjoyed the international and cosmopolitan guest mix. It made for good conversation after the evening game drives....

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 15 March 2017

From the moment you enter the Impodimo Game Lodge, you feel at home. The lodge property is well maintained and beautiful. The food, drinks and service was 5-star and we did not feel the need to ask for anything additional. Our room was spacious with an amazing deck overlooking the water hole. Be sure to ask for one by the...

Thank CarltheCat
Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Spent 4 days at Impodimo last week with friends. Absolutely outstanding visit. The staff were extremely helpful and knowledgeable. They appear a young team who all get on well together. Their love and respect for the animals is obvious. The combination of a tracker and ranger is excellent. The accommodation is rustic and extremely comfortable. The meals are freshly prepared...

Thank Bill2811
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Four of us from varying ages spent 4 days in the park at Impodimo Lodge. Our guide was Declan and he was incredible - enthusiastic, knowledgeable, determined, eager and a great person. The food was outstanding, the setting spectacular and we managed to see the Big 5 plus a cheetah-wildebeest showdown!

1Thank Chris J
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We visited here on a second anniversary trip on the recommendation of a friend and our expectations were far, far exceeded. I am delayed in writing this review, but after just visiting another lodge in Pilanesberg, I now feel even more strongly about how amazing Impodimo is. Their drives include a ranger (driver) and a tracker who sits on the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Service - rating 5/5 Amazing hospitality from all staff. So welcoming and a very relaxing environment. Staff always keen to help. The game drives were a lot of fun with an excellent ranger and spotter (Declan and Lotty). Some of the nicest people we have met! They made huge efforts to track down different animals and were full on knowledge....

Thank noor_jane

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On a rugged dolomite ridge overlooking a vast African wilderness, you will find a hidden treasure called Impodimo. Taken from the Tswana words Mpho Dimo, Impodimo means a gift from God, and is truly a slice of heaven on earth. Rise in the morning to an African dawn and enjoy an early morning game drive with your dedicated professional ranger. Relax as your ranger guides you through the bush on a custom made open Land Rover, searching out the Big 5 or the smaller secrets of nature. Set out on a foot safari with your armed ranger and learn the secrets of tracking African game or just enjoy the trees, birds and stunning scenery. Return from the excitement of the bush to a sumptuous breakfast or brunch and then relax at the pool or the sala overlooking the waterhole where game may come to quench their thirst. In the afternoon, when the heat of the African sun has diminished and the shadows are longer, head out again on a sundowner safari, where you will stop to watch the sun set on this bushveld paradise and enjoy your favourite sundowner drink. Once the sun has set and darkness descends, set off again for a night safari where the more nocturnal creatures now rule the bush. Return to the lodge where you will be treated to the finest Pan-African cuisine with your hosts in the open air boma, and share your days adventures, while you enjoy a night cap around the fire. Impodimo Game Lodge is set along a rocky ridge commanding stunning vistas of the reserve. It is also located at the source of a natural spring, which provides the lodge with elevated views as well as riverine serenity. The lodge offers dawn and dusk safaris. The safaris are carefully timed to ensure optimal seasonal comfort. Whilst Impodimo has 10 suites, its capacity is 16 guests. Each of the suites have been carefully positioned to ensure absolute privacy. Spacious in design, each includes a closed system fireplace, climate control air conditioner, mini bar fridge, tea & coffee making facilities and full en-suite bathroom and outside shower. Your private deck allows uninterrupted views of the Madikwe Game Reserve. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Impodimo Game Lodge

Address: Wonderboom Gate, Madikwe Game Reserve 2874, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Price Range: RM2,426 - RM10,548 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Impodimo Game Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Pick family suite or cabins 1-3 for great views of the watering hole.”
Steph0628, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms 1 & 2 overlook the waterhole”
SueRW, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for room 1,2 or 3.”
CarltheCat, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are good”
josephdC1484TD, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Go for a low numbered room as you are closer to the watering hole.”
Leprak, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
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