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Iwamanzi Game Lodge

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Waterval Road P.O. Box 188, Koster 0328 South Africa
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Be prepared to have your breath taken away a mere 2 hours from Johannesburg, South Africa. True African wildlife and habitat has been restored into a 4000ha paradise closer to you than you ever thought. Enjoy exclusivity and luxury, traditional safari style accommodation, gourmet dining, fine wine and excellent game viewing. We are also family and corporate function friendly. Talk to us about your next weekend get away, anniversary celebration or safari of a life time. You will get far more than you expected!
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Free parking
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English, German, Italian

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Waterval Road P.O. Box 188, Koster 0328 South Africa
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DF14trips wrote a review Mar 2020
Chicago, Illinois9 contributions
This is my 3rd trip to Iwamanzi and it gets better every time! I've been on both hunting and photo safaris and the experience is excellent. And that's more than just the animals (which are incredible!). The family hosts - Jacqeline and Stan Berger and their whole staff - are family! And you are treated as a part of that family, wanting for nothing. As you experience beyond the camp, they help and guide you to an amazing experience...from community volunteer, to hot air balloon, to golf and spa, and the awesome game drives. But back to the camp... the accommodations are perfect... authentic, yet comforts of home! There aren't enough accolades for the full staff, and the food is 5 star (higher if there was such as score). You really won't believe it. And finally, our game drive guide Jan made every minute of our game drives and adventures an education of a lifetime. This is a must do!
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Julie F wrote a review Mar 2020
Chicago, Illinois7 contributions1 helpful vote
Everything from the service, lodge, game reserve, staff, food (I could go on forever) exceeded every expectation. Jacqueline and Stan (owners of Iwamanzi) joined us for dinner each night and truly made us feel at home. Jacqueline (and the entire staff) were so sincere and proactive in anticipating our needs which they executed flawlessly. Last, but certainly not least, there's Jan. We would not have had the experience we did without him. We were with him most of the time as he was our game drive guide, but he also helped us in so many other ways. Jan is very knowledgeable and passionate about each and every animal as well as the reserve and South Africa. We are not hunters, but Jan also specializes in hunting safari's if you're interested. There aren't enough great things to say about Iwamanz...it was truly an experience of a lifetime! Thank you so much to every single person we encountered...Jacqueline, Stan, Jan, Stanley, Happie, Rejoice, and the rest of the team! I hope to have the opportunity to visit again!
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Room Tip: You can lay in bed or sit on your balcony and experience the beautiful scenery and wild animals.
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njglf wrote a review Feb 2020
Chicago, Illinois2 contributions3 helpful votes
This is only the second time that I have written a review, so my visit to Iwamanzi must have been special. My expectations were high; my expectations were exceeded. The safari experience was superb. The field guide was extremely knowledgeable and, of importance, flexible as to our desires on a day-by-day, morning-or-afternoon basis. The lodge itself is intimate and secluded, modern and very guest-friendly. It is not uncommon to find wild game, including rhinoceroses, within minutes of the lodge. And you never knew which animals would show up throughout the day on the plateau on the opposite side of the gorge adjacent to the lodge. And the food! Outstanding! The presentations were varied and magnificent. Our dinners included game meat that I had never eaten before. But the meat was not at all "gamey". Just delicious! All of the above is topped off by a staff (and owners) who are cheerful, attentive, competent and simply on top of what needs to be done. They all became our friends. They also provided us with an education with respect to the history of South Africa, its successes, its problems and its lifestyles, as well as the importance of maintaining the wild ecosystems for the benefit of generations to come. Excellent value for the price. Lastly, BUG-FREE!! .
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Room Tip: All have breathtaking views & easy access to the lodge. For families/couples, one structure...
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Anna van Zadelhoff wrote a review Feb 2020
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My few days at Iwamanzi with friends was dazzling from start to end. You feel with every detail that the people from Iwamanzi are giving everything to ensure you have an unforgettable experience. And oh boy, they nailed it. The game driving is mesmerizing with guidance from people who are very knowledgeable and experienced. The staff is a delight to be around and the dining is a little present on your plate every day. The lodges are beautifully decorated and feel very luxurious. The hosts are amazing. Iwamanzi is a very intimate place with a lot to offer. I would recommend it to anybody and I will be back one day. Thank you so much!
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Date of stay: January 2020
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MichelleG wrote a review Dec 2019
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Iwamanzi is nothing short of magical. The beautiful grounds, amazing staff, and deliciously impeccable food provide for an incredibly intimate and relaxing but still adventurous experience. It truly feels like home a continent away. You'll be planning your trip back before it's even over.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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South AfricaNorth-West ProvinceKoster
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Frequently Asked Questions about Iwamanzi Game Lodge
What are some of the property amenities at Iwamanzi Game Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Iwamanzi Game Lodge?
Top room amenities include a minibar, a refrigerator, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Iwamanzi Game Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Iwamanzi Game Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Iwamanzi Game Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Iwamanzi Game Lodge have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Iwamanzi Game Lodge offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Iwamanzi Game Lodge offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and conference facilities during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Iwamanzi Game Lodge?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, and Italian.
Is Iwamanzi Game Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.