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  • Excellent76%
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

Everything was way beyond our expectations and hopes. Everything is better than excellent from rooms to food, and from service to safaris. We highly recommend to spend 2 nights in order to fully enjoy the stay.

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Thank raphael_dauvergne
Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 1 August 2017

Dear raphael_dauvergne We are trilled to see that you had a great experience during your stay at Thakadu River Camp. It was a pleasure hosting you. Thank you for your recommendation. We are looking forward to welcome you back as returning guests.

Reviewed 26 July 2017

We loved our stay at Thakadu river camp! KG was an amazing game driver- so knowledgeable. We saw the big 5 on our first day out. Food was great- service was good. The kids were swimming in the pool and an elephant came right up...More

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Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 1 August 2017

Dear Yoshida It was a pleasure hosting you and KG enjoyed to share Madikwe Game Reserve's splendour with you. Nature at its best with the elephant doing his part to make this a memorable family vacation. We hope to welcome you back as returning guests...More

Reviewed 20 July 2017

We really enjoyed our stay. The whole Lodge seems to have a unique bond... all the staff are really friendly ,and are making every effort to attend to your every need. The tented accommodation made this a real " bush experience " ... but with...More

Thank Mikehughes2508
Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 22 July 2017

Dear Mikehughes2508 Thank you for your review. It was great to see how the four of you were enjoying yourselves, having fun with your Bridge games everyday. We are looking forward to welcome you back at Thakadu River Camp. Your new pack of cards is...More

Reviewed 20 July 2017

We stayed as a Family of three in the magical Thakadu River Camp Tents along the Marico River. It is a hidden Gem run by very Capable AHA staff. The Manager Hanlie Lombard ensured all guests including ourselves were part of the family. The Lodge...More

Thank Grant F
Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 22 July 2017

Dear Grant F It was a pleasure hosting the three of you. We appreciate what Project Rhino is doing in and around Madikwe Game Reserve to educate people and particularly our youth, on protecting our Rhino and Elephants.

Reviewed 18 July 2017

We booked through Hotels.com appr. 2 months in advance on the 3rd May 2017 and paid in advance, the money cleared the credit card on the 5th May 2017. We completed the 4.5 hours drive to the camp on the 01st July 2017. On arrival...More

Thank devonr2017
Response from Hanlie L, General Manager at Thakadu River CampResponded 22 July 2017

Dear devonr2017 Please except my apologies for the unpleasant experience with your booking. Unfortunately because of an IT mapping problem, AHA and Thakadu River Camp never received your booking on the AHA Extranet Channel. Your booking Agent was also not aware of this IT problem...More

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Dani L
25 January 2018|
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Response from Elle D | Reviewed this property |
Yes yes. There is a game drive in the morning and afternoon. Just phone the lodge and confirm the times. Their customer service was great.
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Connection is not always strong but you will be able to connect with 3G.
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"As the rooms are like pearls on a chain along the river - it would be good for people with limited movement..."
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"The room was perfect... though the only issue we had were marks on the head board of the bed. Probably where..."
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"If you need to be close to reception nd facilities, you need to stick to rooms 1 to 4 max. the rooms are..."
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"We were given Tent number 2 as requested - a manageable distance from the Lodge/swimming pool/pick up area..."
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