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Madikwe, Madikwe Game Reserve 2838 South Africa See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My family including grandparents and 3 kids under 13 stayed at river lodge. Evan and the whole team were absolutely outstanding. Tracking and exceeding all our expectations seeing most of the big 5 on the first day but seeing them all by the 2nd. This...More

Thank Arfmartin
Response from Rinse W, Guest Relations Manager at Morukuru Family MadikweResponded 4 days ago

Dear Artmartin, Thank you so much for this beautiful review of your recent stay with us at Morukuru River House. We are very happy to read that you and your family truly enjoyed all we offer. And it seems like you have been excpetionally lucky...More

Property's Favourite Review
Reviewed 29 August 2018

The word magical is the only one to describe our time at the Morukuru River House. We were a party of 8; two children with their mother, grandmother, great aunt, great uncle, and two family friends. Our trip to South Africa ended in Madikwe and...More

1  Thank Neratliff
Response from Rinse W, Guest Relations Manager at Morukuru Family MadikweResponded 3 September 2018

Dear Neratliff, Thank you so much for this magical review! We really appreciate you taking the time to share the feedback of your recent stay at Morukuru River House and the entire team is blown away by your very kind words. Evan, Ilse and the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 awesome nights and days at the fabulous Morukuru Family in Madikwe. For our friends Margriet and Eddy it was their very first visit to South Africa and we all were spoilt rotten with every aspect of bush life: the people, ambiance, food,...More

1  Thank leopardleap
Response from Rinse W, Guest Relations Manager at Morukuru Family MadikweResponded 1 week ago

Dear Leopardleap, Thank you so much for sharing this wonderful review. And what a special experience this must have been for Margriet and Eddy, experiencing their very first safari in South Africa. You all have been very lucky with the game sightings, not just the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The big 5 sightings, twice in one day .... unbelievable. We have been visiting the Morukuru family for many years and those elusive leopards have always managed to hide from view ….. but not this time! Evan and Boiky determined to meet our expectations found...More

Thank jacquirick
Response from Rinse W, Guest Relations Manager at Morukuru Family MadikweResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Jacquirick, This must be the funniest title of any review we ever received! Thank you so much for sharing this great feedback with the rest of the TripAdvisor community. We are happy that after all the previous visits we managed to find those leopards...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took some friends to South Africa for a safari from the US and we decided to go to Madikwe instead of typically where my family goes in kruger Park. The Morukuru family hotels have to be the best on the market. With an all...More

Thank Robyn B
Response from Rinse W, Guest Relations Manager at Morukuru Family MadikweResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Robyn B, Thank you so much for this amazing review! We are glad that you have chosen to go to Madikwe Game Reserve (and Morukuru Family!) rather then the Kruger Park. Each of our three exclusive-use houses is fully staffed and our team loves...More

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Morukuru Family is a collection of three exclusive-use private safari villas on private property in the Madikwe Game Reserve. Owner's House has 2 bedrooms, River House has 3 bedrooms and Farm House has 5 More bedrooms. We welcome children of all ages and are very family friendly. Our 'Morukuru Freedom Concept' means that our guests have total freedom to do whatever they want, whenever they want. During their stay in one of the private houses all activities are included, as well as all meals and drinks. We provide a private gamedrive vehicle for each house, including a private guide and a tracker. The rest of the staff at the house comprises of a private chef, a butler and general housekeeping staff. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$1,758 - US$4,667 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Morukuru Family Hotel Madikwe Game Reserve
Location
South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$1,758 - US$4,667 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Morukuru Family Hotel Madikwe Game Reserve
Location
South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
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love5pets
12 July 2016|
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Response from Rinse W | Property representative |
At River House you may see animals (including elephants or buffalo) drinking from the river on the opposite bank. At Farm House you may well see various antelope species as well as monkeys, warthogs and mongoose, all like to... More
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SusanFan
10 May 2015|
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Dear Susan Sorry for this inconvenience there was an problem on our website and that is solved recently. you can directly send us an email on our website I can't send you the email address on this system or maybe I can... More
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Room Tips
"All rooms are comfy and fabulous"
leopardleap
1 week ago
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"I recommend the River House."
AlanWeiss2013
10 Sep 2018
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"Each of the four bedrooms at the River House were wonderful."
Jeep61
28 Jul 2018
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"They were identical and luxurious"
TexasRossClan
2 Jul 2018
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