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We had a most enjoyable experience at Mabula. The game drives were stunning, even if you only got to stare out at the bosveld. Our game drive guide Liam was insightful and enthusiastic and we were so fortunate to see lions twice. We saw 4...More

Thank Donne2014
Reviewed 2 days ago

Wonderful experience having a great time My wife and i as well a colleague spend 2 days at the lodge including 2 gaim drives. We enjoyed it very much. We recommend everybody who want to go on a safari to consider this lodge.

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Response from inkbos737, Public Relations Manager at Mabula Game LodgeResponded yesterday

Dear koosheijboer - Thank you for posting your review of your stay at Mabula Game Lodge. We're very happy to hear how much you enjoyed your Mabula safari experience, and honoured that you would recommend Mabula to future travellers - thank you.

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The bedroom was clean and comfortable but the food was mediocre and repeated. The steaks were terrible Always !! The animals were not much in abundance and the safaris were boring. After Sabi Sabi , Mabula game park was terribly terribly disappointing. Would definitely recommend...More

Thank imran m
Response from inkbos737, Public Relations Manager at Mabula Game LodgeResponded 2 days ago

Dear imran m - Thank you for sharing your impressions of Mabula. We're naturally disappointed to hear that we did not meet your expectations, and we would like to assure you that we will be using your feedback as part of our programme of continuous...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a very enjoyable experience with a simple overnighter which included 2 safari trips and 3 meals. It's a lovely place, very relaxing and a wide choice of food. The kids enjoyed the pool and surroundings and finding a snake slithering up the pool...More

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Response from inkbos737, Public Relations Manager at Mabula Game LodgeResponded 2 days ago

Dear ianskeet - Thank you for taking the time to review your family stay at Mabula Game Lodge. We're very happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and that you're already planning your next visit to Mabula.

Reviewed 6 days ago

Mabula, is a world of its own. Every minute there is an experience and there's no other game reserve I'd recommend than Mabula. We went for 4 safaris with Dwayne, and it was brilliant. Informative right to the very core. From the insects below us...More

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Response from inkbos737, Public Relations Manager at Mabula Game LodgeResponded 5 days ago

Dear Roshni D - Thank you for your lovely review of Mabula Game Lodge. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed every moment of your stay and we hope you'll visit again soon. In the meantime, we'll ask Dwayne and Cyrano to look for...More

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Jeremy R
21 March 2018|
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Hi Jeremy R - Thanks for your message and we look forward to welcoming you and your girlfriend to Mabula Game Lodge next month. Yes, we do cater for guests with severe allergies. Each meal the chef will walk with you and... More
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Bobbles C
14 March 2018|
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Hi Bobbles C - Thank you for your question and your interest in visiting Mabula Game Lodge. We do have family drives where children can accompany parents on a game drive but they will not be going to Madjuma Reserve then... More
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TajMahalPrincess
8 March 2018|
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Hi TajMahalPrincess - Thank you for your question - we're looking forward to welcoming you to Mabula Game Lodge in October. Breakfast at Mabula is buffet style, but with eggs cooked to order as required. You'll find that... More
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"Room 232 - Comfortable and spacious"
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"if there is a big group you can expect entertainment to be fairly loud, late into the night throughout the..."
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"Ask for J.P. as your game driver"
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"We stayed in a thatched roof lodge in the main lodge area, it was lovely and really made you feel "part..."
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