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    Tau Game Lodge

    Madikwe Game Reserve 2581, South Africa
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    Reviewed 1 May 2017

    We spent 5 fabulous days at Tau Lodge. The ambience is wonderful, all the staff friendly and the service was impeccable. Our cabin looked out over the waterhole, you have a clear view of all the animals who come to drink, and the resident crocs...More

    1  Thank Janice L
    Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

    We had an absolutely amazing experience at Tau Game Lodge. A five star lodge with excellent service. Nikki and the team at the lodge does everything very easy for us as guests. Marc, our fantastic ranger, is just pure brilliance and we have more close...More

    Thank Gunilla S
    Reviewed 25 April 2017

    We travelled with our two children and were accommodated with interconnected rooms. This lodge caters for children and is in a malaria free game reserve. They have child minders for younger children and do special late morning drives for younger kids. The food was average...More

    Thank Zayzu
    Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

    From the minute we arrived we were looked after like a king and queen. Our ranger, Ernie, was just unbelievably brilliant and found so many different animals. The whole staff are incredibly friendly and very much work as a family. Dinner in the bush was...More

    Thank helenhextall
    Reviewed 18 April 2017

    We spent 3 nights ar the lodge every minute was amazing. Our ranger Mike was superb and so knowledgeable and made our drives really special. Accommodation overlooking water hole where we saw elephants, zebras, giraffes and a crocodile ! Food plentiful and amazing and staff...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
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    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • US$522 - US$732 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 30
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    • North-West Province >
    • Madikwe Game Reserve
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    • Tau Game Lodge South Africa/Madikwe Game Reserve
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    TanyaCohen24
    13 July 2017|
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    Response from Barbara B | Reviewed this property |
    We were in the same situation and decided to stay at Matla. Best decision ever. Staff is fabulous, rooms are so much better than at Tau and you still have a small water hole in front of the main building to watch animals... More
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    18 January 2017|
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    Response from Walter G | Reviewed this property |
    The best views are the ones closest to the Main Building 1 to 5. best regards, Walter
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    28 March 2015|
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    Response from taugame | Property representative |
    Good day, at the moment it is not that cold yet, so a jacket will be enough it is only in May - July that you would need warmer clothes. We also provide blankets on the landrovers should you still need some extra warmth... More
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    "We stayed in the zebra room and our girls had the Giraffe room, Perfect!"
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    "Every room is actually a stand-alone cabin on the watering hole, they are all great"
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    "All rooms are well appointed and front on a gae watering hold where wildlife congregates throughout the day."
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    "The best rooms to book are #5 - 10. Best view of the water hole & much quieter."
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