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Manyoni Private Game Reserve 3965 South Africa See on map
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
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All reviewsgame lodgeluxury tentsthe reservecommunal tableincredible placeleft alonegreat guidethoroughly enjoyed our staythe food is greattwo occasionsperfect hostssuper friendly stafftea coffee stationoutstanding experiencehis passionmain buildinghis knowledge
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived to the moment we left, we loved Mavela. Greeted with a glass of champagne on the balcony by Sam and Andrew...and then by the elephant herd, we knew it was going to be a special stay. Andrew's guidance and knowledge...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I spent 2 nights at Mavela Game Lodge with a group of friends during my first trip to South Africa. From the moment we stepped through the door of the lodge there was nothing Sam and Andrew couldn’t do for us. Their relaxed nature instantly...More

Thank Lucy B
Reviewed 14 August 2018

This was by far one of the best experiences of my life. The guide was extremely knowledgeable, kind and energetic. We saw so much on this trip - everything from the "big five" to plenty of other animals and many different types of beautiful birds!...More

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Response from Samantha V, Marketing Manager at Mavela Game LodgeResponded 17 August 2018

Super! Thank you so much for your wonderful review - we are thrilled that you had such an amazing time. We hope to see you again for your next once in a lifetime experience ;)

Reviewed 3 August 2018

The tents are great they really allow you to hear the sounds of the bush not just the sights. A small intimate lodge where the food is great and plentiful. The staff very helpful and friendly. The rangers are very knowledgable and Andrew certainly knew...More

Thank Suzanne L
Response from Samantha V, Marketing Manager at Mavela Game LodgeResponded 6 August 2018

Thank you for your glowing review of our staff, food and facilities! We are thrilled to hear your feedback, and even more delighted that you got to see the wild dogs that you were so hoping to see. Andrew is an incredible asset to our...More

Reviewed 30 July 2018

It was a very nice stay! We loved the safari's and got a lot of information of the ranger. We saw a lot of animals en had a lovely stay in our luxury tent! The food was delicious and the staff was very friendly and...More

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Response from Samantha V, Marketing Manager at Mavela Game LodgeResponded 6 August 2018

Thank you for your sparkly review. Glad you had such a lovely time with a superb ranger. Looking forward to seeing you again.

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Mavela Game Lodge is an intimate tented lodge offering authentic safaris to birding enthusiasts, nature lovers and game watchers alike. Mavela Game Lodge is located within the 23 000 ha Manyoni Private Game ...More Reserve in the north of KwaZulu-Natal. The reserve is home to the big five as well as healthy general wildlife populations. It also offers superb birding opportunities due to the wide variety of habitats and birdlife within the reserve. The lodge has five luxury tents each with a private deck offering beautiful birds eye views over the valley below. The en-suite tents are tastefully decorated, complete with ceiling fans and in-room tea & coffee facilities. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$402 - US$466 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Manyoni Private Game Reserve
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$402 - US$466 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Manyoni Private Game Reserve
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Traveller (170)
Room & Suite (17)
Dining (12)
Pool & Beach (9)
Family and Play Areas (3)
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Questions & Answers
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Symone G
3 February 2018|
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Response from SamanthaV1249 | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your inquiry. Unfortunately we only allow over 12's unless the entire camp (10 people) is booked for one group then there is no age limit.
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"All tents are the same overlooking the bush from a deck with a bird bath and no steps"
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"Only 5 tents, nr. 5 is good."
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"Ask for Tent 5. It's furherst from the Lodge & the most Private"
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"all tents have a similar view, number 1 is nearer to the main lodge"
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