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Zuidlaren, The Netherlands
Reviewed 28 October 2016

best place to stay! lodges are beautiful, staff is so kind, polite and helpful. Its clean, beautiful nature , really amazing! A must for your holiday trip, also for little children or honeymooners. don't hesitate, go!

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KololoGameReserve, Marketing and Sales at Kololo Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and your recommondation. It's great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us!

Canton of Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 27 October 2016

For a game reserve we always do experience an excellent value for money. yes, it is a long drive over that gravel road coming from Vaalwater, but once we arrive at Kololo, that hardship is soon forgotten. I like the freedom to be able to walk or ride a bike at my own timings through the bush, and at the...

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Great to hear you enjoyed your stay so much! Hope to see you again!

Heerenveen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We hat a wonderfull time at Kololo game reserve, we hat great game drives, there are nice hike and bike routes. the restaurant is very good and every something else to eat.. Perfect location, to stay longer than a few days.

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Thank you for your review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay!

Leiden, The Netherlands
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Lovely game drive at Welgevonden. Many game and beautiful scenery. You can Go horse riding at Savannah horsesafaris, just next door. Also for a beginner a on unforgettable experience. The silence and the stars are just Africa!

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Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and the horse riding at Savannah Horse Trails!

Kasane, Botswana
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Negative: Black mold in the shower Food partially inedible Bicycles rented out not maintained Fake spiders on doors and walls Management does not seem to care Black mold in the shower is a no-go even in a cheap backpackers, more so in a upmarket lodge. Management that does not check rooms, food and service personally on a regular basis is...

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KololoGameReserve, Marketing and Sales at Kololo Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are sorry that not everything was to your satisfaction and that you didn't appreciate our Halloween decorations. We take any feedback very seriously and will give it the necessary attention to improve our service. Therefore we ask our guests to express any observations, questions or discontent directly to are management and staff members so...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Beautiful place, exceptional accomodation. Great to be able to hike, bike, run, swim in the river on Kololo and then do for game drives in Welgevonden. Food was great. Definitely recommend this place.

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Thank you for your review and your recommendation!

Zeeland, Nederland
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Kololo is fantastic! We had a perfect stay with our two year old son. If you're traveling to Africa with small children this is the place to go! On arrival we were given a friendly welcome and because it was quiet we were upgraded to a bigger chalet (Oom Piet). The cottages are beautiful and fully equipped. The food in...

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Thank you very much for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with your son. We hope to welcome you on Kololo again someday!

North Holland Province, The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Just a small step from perfection! We enjoyed everything. From the game reserves to the location to the food. The lodges are amazing and the small gift is a nice attention. Thank you all for the good care!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We booked only one night in advance, but we were very friendly invited even though we stayed for only one night. Very nice atmosphere, with clean appartments and nice game drives! We will definitely recommend this to friends and family!

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Houston
Reviewed 3 October 2016

My dad and I stayed here for two nights and three days in September 2016. The staff were all extremely friendly and treated us like family. The accommodations and amenities were very nice! Our game drive experiences were incredible. We saw hippos, white rhinos, a cheetah with 3 cubs, cape buffalo, giraffes, zebras, impala, water buck, kudu, wart hogs, wildebeest,...

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Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed our hospitality, customer service is very important for us!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kololo Game Reserve is situated in the beautiful province of Limpopo, South Africa, in the heart of the Waterberg biosphere. Vast, peaceful and incredibly beautiful, this is a fascinating destination with a rich cultural legacy and natural splendour.A malaria-free area, child friendly and home to a large variety of game, Kololo is a perfect safari destination. Visit neighbouring reserve Welgevonden Game Reserve (of which Kololo is also part) and view the Big 5 - lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo - or enjoy a sneak preview over the fence, from the comfort of your chalet at Kololo.Kololo has its own gate near the reception, which provides direct access to Welgevonden Game Reserve. Kololo therefore has a unique concept: the Big 5 and accommodation in a luxurious, comfortable lodge where only the safe wildlife roams free. ... more   less 

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Address: Bakkerspas, Vaalwater 0530, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Waterberg > Vaalwater
Price Range: €122 - €245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kololo Game Reserve 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Ask for one of the rooms with a view on Welgevonden reserve. The luxury lodges for 4/6 pax also seem great.”
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