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    Marataba Safari Lodge

    Rooiberg Road | Marakele National Park, Thabazimbi 380, South Africa
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          Reviewed 4 days ago

          Another wonderful stay at Marataba. The lodge, accommodation and catering were superb, and the excellent staff made sure all of our needs were taken care of perfectly. Our guides were extraordinary. We felt entirely safe at all times, and they kept us wonderfully entertained throughout...More

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          1  Thank Daniel S
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          We stayed here 3 nights in late december after Jamala Madikwe. The scenery is fantastic , the Safari excellent but the wildlife to watch not spectacular. Tents were luxury, the food fine but not spectacular , the staff amazing. This was a lifetime experience that...More

          Thank topofthetop
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          We were very excited at the prospect of spending a long week end (3 nights) at Marataba Safari Lodge. It is always challenging to find game lodges that supposedly cater for younger kids (9 & 12), especially the more upmarket type lodges. Upon arrival, the...More

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          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          Our stay at Maratarba was wonderful with huge thanks to Adam our guide. He went out of his way to help us make some amazing memories and nothing was too much trouble. The food is lovely as is the setting. The rooms are beautiful and...More

          1  Thank Kelly L
          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          Loved arriving in this amazing wilderness to a lodge that is so stylish but so in keeping with its environment. the reserve is scenically stunning ... and huge with mountains and beautiful dams. Because of that the wildlife encounters are not guaranteed .. although we...More

          1  Thank Miss_Poland
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          • US$1 008 - US$1 423 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 15
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          • Location
          • South Africa >
          • Limpopo Province >
          • Thabazimbi
          • Also Known As
          • Marataba Safari Company Hotel Waterberg
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          dawnnixon30
          HI We are arriving with yourself on June 18th, what sort of temperatures will we expect, as believe it 20 degree in the day but cold at night. Will it be warm enough to swim in the pool and do we need hat or gloves for the game drive. We are British therefore we 20 is good weather for us? Thanks Dawn Nixon
          30 May 2017|
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          Response from JaynedR | Reviewed this property |
          Hi Dawn, We were there in April, its was an amazing experience, however it was cold when going on the drives as you are leaving early in the morning (sunrise), as well as late afternoon (dusk). I would definitely recommend... More
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          sophieswift
          I have heard very mixed reviews about the amount of game to see. I understand there is an element of luck, but I don't know whether to spend a bit more money and go up to Kruger instead if I am guaranteed to see more wildlife. Any day would be much appreciated as this is for our honeymoon.
          27 March 2017|
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          Response from scottieclan19 | Reviewed this property |
          we were there for 3 nights and managed to see the big 5 numerous times and a leopard. I would definitely go to marataba,, the landscape is stunning . Our guide also stated that in marataba you could watch e.g the lions for... More
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          Sharon R
          We will be visiting in August with our 11 and 13 year old boys. Do the boys have a bed or put me up to sleep in? Also is it chilly in the evenings? Many thanks.
          3 January 2017|
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          Response from Gawie G | Property representative |
          Hi Sharon, Yes, the boys will have comfortable camping beds to sleep on. They will be accommodated in your room. August evenings tends to get a little bit chilly as this is the end of the winter but the days are actually... More
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