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Maninghi Lodge

38 reviews
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Overview
5 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
12 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Maninghi Lodge is situated on the banks of the Olifants River in Parsons, Balule Game Reserve, which is open to the Kruger National Park. We have the 'The Big 5' and a variety of other animals within the reserve, and is a bird watcher's paradise. The Main Lodge consists of 3 en-suite bedrooms and 2 open loft 'family' areas with an external bathroom. The rate for the Main Lodge is inclusive of Breakfast & Dinner. We have a self-catering Cottage 500m downstream from the Main Lodge. This can sleep a Maximum of 6 adults and 2 children. Meals may be had at an additional cost and will be served at the Main Lodge. Take a guided game drive within Balule Nature Reserve, or opt to experience the wild on foot with a guided bush walk. With plenty of local attractions in the area, spend the day vis...Maninghi Lodge is situated on the banks of the Olifants River in Parsons, Balule Game Reserve, which is open to the Kruger National Park. We have the 'The Big 5' and a variety of other animals within the reserve, and is a bird watcher's paradise. The Main Lodge consists of 3 en-suite bedrooms and 2 open loft 'family' areas with an external bathroom. The rate for the Main Lodge is inclusive of Breakfast & Dinner. We have a self-catering Cottage 500m downstream from the Main Lodge. This can sleep a Maximum of 6 adults and 2 children. Meals may be had at an additional cost and will be served at the Main Lodge. Take a guided game drive within Balule Nature Reserve, or opt to experience the wild on foot with a guided bush walk. With plenty of local attractions in the area, spend the day visiting the Kruger National Park, Blyde River Canyon, Mariepskop, Kinyonga Reptile Park, Moholoholo Rehabilitation Centre and Echo Caves, to name a few. Let Maninghi Lodge be your affordable nature escape away from home! More
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About the Owner
Maninghi L
Languages spoken:English, Dutch
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2015
Interaction with guests
Staff are onsite if the guests require anything.
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Reviewed 28 February 2019 via mobile

Wonderful accommodation and food. Sightings of Elephant,zebra,giraffe,and many others. The day trip into Kruger, fantastic animal sightings. The Blyde Canyon Day trip, magnificent. Well worth the cost. Francois Kroon, my guide for the week was very friendly, very knowledgeable, very professional. Great week!

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank Sherrie M
Maninghi L, VR Owner at Maninghi Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dearest Sherrie, Thank you so much for your wonderful review, this will certainly help future travellers decide on their next holiday destination! Until next time, Maninghi Lodge

Reviewed 15 November 2018

My wife and I had only 1day to stay at this lodge.We very much enjoyed our stay even though drought conditions caused a paucity of animal sightings .However,the stay was worthwhile as we spotted a family of cape hunting dogs on 2 separate safari outings...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank vet20002018
Maninghi L, VR Owner at Maninghi Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dearest Vet20002018 Many thanks for your wonderful review, it is greatly appreciated! We look forward to your return visit :) Warmest, Maninghi Lodge

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Reviewed 3 September 2018

From the warm welcome to the wonderful location with rolling lawns to the Olifants River where a host of animals wandered down to the river, Maninghi Lodge was definitely a highlight of our visit to South Africa. We had one magical day when the elephants...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank ClanCarruthers
Maninghi L, VR Owner at Maninghi Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear ClanCarruthers, Many thanks for your wonderful review! It was an absolute pleasure having you stay with us :) We hope to see you in the not too distant future! Warmest, Maninghi Lodge

Reviewed 18 May 2018

We loved staying at Maninghi Lodge and felt really welcome. The view of the river is magnificent. It was always a surprise which animals would visit that day. The food was great and Francois (one of the owners) was really friendly and did everything to...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank BirgitK369
Maninghi L, VR Owner at Maninghi Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Dearest Birgit Thank you so much for your kind review, we truly appreciate it! We are thrilled you had a wonderful time with us, and hopefully we will see you again soon! Warmest Regards, Maninghi Lodge

Reviewed 9 May 2018

Stayed for two nights, but wish it was more. The place and the location is breathtaking. You wake up in the morning with the sunset over the river just about 50 meters away with a panorama view with the possibility two view all the big...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Ivar F
Maninghi L, VR Owner at Maninghi Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Dearest Ivar, Thank you so incredibly much for your wonderful review! It was an absolute pleasure having you share Maninghi Lodge with us and we do hope to see you again soon! Warmest, Maninghi Lodge

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Private Garden
A Winter Sun Getaway
Ceiling Fans
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Water Views
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Waterfront
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Patio
Deck
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About the neighbourhood
Around the lodge there is plenty to do from game and bird watching, photography or join us on a guide game drive or walk within Balule Nature Reserve. With plenty of local attractions in the area, spend the day visiting the Kruger National Park, Blyde River Canyon, Khamai Reptile Park, Moholoholo Rehabilitation Centre and Echo Caves, to name a few. Let Maninhgi Lodge be your affordable nature escape away from home.
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