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    Thakadu River Camp

    Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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          US$520
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          • Excellent72%
          • Very good18%
          • Average4%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible1%
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          “luxury tents” (10 reviews)
          “family tent” (4 reviews)
          “marico river” (10 reviews)
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
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          1 - 5 of 306 reviews

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          On arrival an exellent and very adequate lunch was provided while the elephant enjoyed his own lunch, quite close to the restaurant , in the riverbed. The safari tents are pure luxury and the chef served a absolute tasty braai and side dishes at the...More

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          Thank leonl528
          Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River Camp

          Dear leonl528 Thank you for your review. It is always a pleasure welcoming you and your family at Thakadu River Camp.

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          This was our first visit to Madikwe game reserve. We decided to stay in Thakadu because it offered the cheeps accommodation and is situated an the banks of the Great Marico river. The setting is very nice and we enjoyed the offered luxury - even...More

          Thank WilmaSchweiz
          Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River Camp

          Dear WilmaScheiz We are glad to see that you enjoyed your bush experience and stay with us. Please except our apologies on our road conditions. We are planning to do repair work to the road now that our raining season is almost over . We...More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          Positive: Setting is very good in the middle of nature and lot's of birds and wildlife. Boma (eat around the fire) is very cosy en good. Negative: many defects in our tent; dirty furniture; service is poor and not very friendly. Every time we had...More

          Thank jbr13_11
          Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River Camp

          Dear jbr13_11 Thank you for your visit and your review. Please except my apologies for not meeting your expectations. We take note of your comments and will act accordingly as this is not our normal standard.

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          Internet access at the camp deserves an improvement. Coping with the conditions at the "last mile" of the access road is quite a challenge, namely when using a "normal" car. A related warning might be useful.More

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          Thank 195juergen
          Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River Camp

          Dear 195 juergen We are glad to see that you enjoyed your stay and bush experience a Thakadu River Lodge. Thank you for your comments and we hope to sort the internet problem out in the next couple of weeks. The road is indeed a...More

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          Beautiful setting in tented rooms along a river bed, complemented by incredible staff who are always warm and welcoming. Our ranger Kenneth was very knowledgeable and we had amazing game experiences. Great value for money.More

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          Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River Camp

          Dear 942anty We are glad to see that you enjoyed your stay at Thakadu River Camp. It was a pleasure hosting you and very rewarding to see that you had an amazing experience. We hope to welcome you back as returning guests at Thakadu River...More

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          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
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          • Price range
          • US$347 - US$534 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 8
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          • Location
          • South Africa >
          • North-West Province >
          • Madikwe Game Reserve
          • Also Known As
          • Thakadu River Camp Hotel Madikwe Game Reserve ,
          • Thakadu River Camp South Africa/Madikwe Game Reserve
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          Traveller (295)
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          Hotel & Grounds (223)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Mishy77
          Do you get phone signal and 3g or 4g from the tents?
          6 January 2017|
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          Response from Hanlie L | Property representative |
          Connection is not always strong but you will be able to connect with 3G.
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          GabsGirl76
          hello! If we booked Thakadu River Camp, does the rate include the game drives? I know all meals are inclusive. How about the activities on-site? Thanks!
          8 September 2016|
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          Response from Hanlie L | Property representative |
          Dear Janloubse Yes the rate include two game drives per day.
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          Ken R
          Is there an e-mail to contact someone directly at the Thakadu River Camp so I can arrange for ground transportation from the airport to the lodge and to also arrange special food requests.
          7 July 2016|
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          Response from Hanlie L | Property representative |
          Details are available on our web page.
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          Room Tips
          "We had room 1. Very close to the entrance."
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          "There are twelve tents and we were in tent four; just a short 3-5 minute walk to the main lodge."
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          "The rooms were wonderful. Although it was a tent and therefore felt very romantic; they were very clean and..."
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          "The are all great, but if you want a good view of the river ask for the higher numbered rooms"
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