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Makutsi Safari Springs

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Family run for over 30 years, Makutsi Safari Springs offers affordable 1-week packages including return airport transfers, private accommodation, 2 meals per day, open Land Rover game drives and excursions into the surrounding areas. Makutsi Main Camp's two warm, thermal mineral water pools allow for adventure and healthy relaxation to be combined. With our new Makutsi Tented Camp, we are able to offer a unique mix of comfort and adventure on foot. Unpack, unwind and enjoy Makutsi's diverse African experiences.
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Free Parking
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Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Tennis Court
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Room features
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Minibar
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Mid-range
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Unnamed Road, Hoedspruit, Hoedspruit 1380 South Africa
Getting there
Hoedspruit Airport25 mi
Phalaborwa Airport40 mi
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We spent 5 nights here and are a family of 6. We had a large rondavel with two rooms and two bathrooms. Rooms were very spacious. This was our last Safari Park on a nearly 3 week holiday around South Africa and this place did not disappoint! There was such a family feel about
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Response from Makutsi_Springs, Owner at Makutsi Safari Springs
Responded 6 days ago
Thank you so much for your informative and positive review! We are so happy to hear that your time at Makutsi ended off a great trip to South Africa, and that you enjoyed all the aspects of your stay at with us. The last part of your review "...we cannot wait to come back one day", makes us very happy, and we cannot wait to welcome you back one day!! Until then, happy travels, and lots of warm regards from all the Makutsi Family.
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We stayed at Makutsi on the 6 night classic package . A fantastic experience with lots of sightings . The Kruger & Drakensburg day trips were a lot of fun and included . Games drives were included with breakfast and dinner .
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Response from Makutsi_Springs, Owner at Makutsi Safari Springs
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you so much for your positive review. We are very happy to read that you enjoyed your experience at Makutsi, and we wish you many more happy travels in the future! Warm regards from the Makutsi Team!
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We enjoyed the stay in Makutsi. Very nice roundavels and surroundings. Good service. We got a lot of interesting information about the animals and nature from our guides. We were lucky to see "the Big Fives" during this week. We can absolutely recommend Makutsi .
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Response from Makutsi_Springs, Owner at Makutsi Safari Springs
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you very much for your friendly review! We are so happy to hear that you had a good time, and that you got lucky enough to see the Big 5, and more! It was a pleasure having you at Makutsi, and we wish you many more happy travels to come. Warm regards from all the Makutsi Family.
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If you are looking for peace and quiet combined with close nature experience Makutsi is the place for you. This family owned lodge offer personal and friendly service, excellent safari guides, good food and fantastic South African wines. We spent two weeks covering the New Year
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Response from Makutsi_Springs, Owner at Makutsi Safari Springs
Responded 3 weeks ago
We are very sorry for responding so late to your review, somehow we missed this one! Thank you so very much for your positive and informative review, it is really much appreciated. The way you start your review - "peace and quiet combined with nature experience" - already provides the perfect summary to what Makutsi is all about. Your whole review reads like a wonderful story, and will provide future guests with a perfect preview of what to expect at Makutsi. Again, thank you so much for taking the time to write this review, and we wish you many more wonderful holidays in the future, hopefully again on Makutsi one day ! Warm regards from all the Makutsi Family.
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We had a wonderful 6 days stay at Makutsi. The food and service was excellent. The safari tours were exciting, we did see "the big five", and the safari guides very experienced. We highly recomend a stay at Makutsi Safari Springs!
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Response from Makutsi_Springs, Owner at Makutsi Safari Springs
Responded 13 Jan 2019
Thank you very much for your friendly and positive review! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the food, safaris, the staff and the service! We hope you have a wonderful 2019, with many more happy and exciting travels to come! Kind regards from all the Makutsi Team!
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Hi there, most of our clients get a connecting flight to either Hoedspruit (HDS) or Phalaborwa (PHW) airports. Our package include transfers from / to either of these 2 airports. Alternatively you can ask you agent to organise a road transfer from JNB to Makutsi (about 5-6 hours drive) or of course rent a car. Renting a car it not ideal, as during your week (or longer) at Makutsi, the car will only be standing around unused...
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Hi. We only went to Kruger for a day only trip and it was great seeing all the animals. If your staying at Makutsi we saw lots of animals if you have trips with them. My husband and I really enjoyed ourselves on our trip and Cape Town is a great place too.
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Makutsi Safari Lodge is a family friendly place, I am unsure however if you contacted them by email I am sure they will be able to answer your questions,
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You get a laundrybag where you put what you want to get cleen. You pay 15 R per item. When it's cleen you pick it up at the reception.
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When you present for breakfast you need to speak to a staff member in the dining hall and order your lunch as it is extra so not difficult to organize and choice of meals is good and are very reasonable cost wise.
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"The rondavel was simple but very clean. Just inough space as you spend very little time there."
"We hade a family villa"
"Comfortable and clean."
"Pull up a comfy chair & enjoy the animals."
"Any room is fine"
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makutsi safari springs hotel hoedspruit
LOCATION
South AfricaLimpopo ProvinceHoedspruit
NUMBER OF ROOMS
45
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