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    Motswari Private Game Reserve

    Kruger National Park 2021, South Africa
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    We had a wonderful honeymoon at Motswari. A smaller more vintage reserve than our second (Arathusa), it was a great way to ease into our first safari ever. I would highly recommend going here and then on to Sabi Sands because the experiences were so...More

    Thank Boston F
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Not our first safari but definitely one of the best. Yes we saw the big five, including the elusive rhino and leopard, however the other things are what sets Motswari apart; knowledgeable guides (thanks Kevin and Eric) who are completely dedicated to finding the wildlife....More

    Thank randj06
    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    We had the most fantastic stay at motswari!! We had a difficult journey to get there but as soon as we arrived we were instantly chilled! Everybody is so friendly and the knowledge of the ranger and trackers is unsurpassed - we had hendry (I...More

    Thank Helen L
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The big attraction is, of course, being able to see animals in their natural surroundings and this reserve offers that in abundance. Their tours are so non-intrusive that the animals respond naturally to the entry into their domain. Some are curious, some skittish and others...More

    Thank GeraldineOttawa
    Response from MotswariLodge, General Manager at Motswari Private Game ReserveResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Geraldine, Thanks so much for your detailed review of your stay with us, it is sincerely appreciated, it is especially pleasing to read your observations regarding your Safari, we take great pride in the calibre of guide and tracker we have representing Motswari, Thank...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I have just come back from 5 nights at Motswari Private Game reserve and I can honestly say that from the moment we drove into the entrance to the moment we drove out, we were blown away by the friendliness & professionalism of the staff....More

    Thank Tashels
    Response from MotswariLodge, General Manager at Motswari Private Game ReserveResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Tashels, It was so pleasing to read your review of Motswari, you have managed to credit each and every departments contribution to your enjoyment and time spent with us, we thank you sincerely for this and taking the time to write it, Petros and...More

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    • Pool
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    • Free Internet
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • US$665 - US$1,346 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 15
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    • Kruger National Park >
    • Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
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    Naomi M
    17 January 2018|
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    Response from Terps92 | Reviewed this property |
    Agree with the above answer. You do go off-road and off the beaten path which creates lots of bumps. Even the main paths have bumps. It is nothing that is to bad. There are also different levels of the jeep that you are in... More
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    cjohnson22
    6 January 2018|
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    Response from Bernadette M | Reviewed this property |
    Yes but not really advisable - we had a young elephant walk through camp one evening and pulled down a tree and rip up a water pipe. Safer to sit in the bar or restaurant area. However it's amazing and I had a great time... More
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    Marsha A
    29 September 2017|
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    Response from Chad C |
    Hi Marsha Children aged 11 and 12 are welcome at Motswari, but no children under 16 are permitted at Geiger's Camp. Regarding bush walks, the minimum age is 12 years old for those wanting to participate in... More
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    "Beside the river bed"
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    "As far as I could tell all lodges were great!"
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    "As this camp only caters for around 30 guests all lodges are fine in terms of location and facilities"
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    "Close to nature - have an outside shower!"
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