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We stayed at Tau in November 2016 and absolutely loved it. The staff are all out of this world. Our guide was Dylan who is just incredible. Super knowledgable and responsible. Our game viewings were mind blowing. The manager Tumi is amazing. A real people's...More
Wonderful staff, amazing massages (book as soon as you arrive) and thanks to Mark our game drive host at Tau Lodge we learnt more about animals in 4 days than you will ever learn in a book! Highly recommend it! Will hopefully go back soon...
South Africans seem to have a peculiar indifference to safaris because whenever they travel it seems that they simply exchange one city for another and call it a holiday. If a change is really as good as a holiday then a city swap is perfectly...More
This lodge is dated and needs a renovation. The floors are old slate . The units are small, furniture old and bland and the veranda outdoor furniture is uncomfortable.
There is however, air-conditioning. The outdoor shower head leaked badly. Tau is not a small personalised...More
A good lodge in a unique part of Madikwe, with a fantastic watering hole visible from each of the rooms that attracts a wide variety of game. The lodge was quiet while we were there so we had great personal service and attention.
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US$542 - US$698 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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
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. The staff is from Tau so very experienced and wonderful. The game drivers are awesome. I am trying to find a way to go back.
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
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. Both routes can be taken, personally I prefer the N4 to Rustenburg more, but it also depends which side on Johannesburg you would be traveling from. We wish you an amazing stay!