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Mavela Game Lodge

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Reviewed 1 week ago

An absolutely outstanding location, very friendly and competent personnel, great food... an all-around extraordinary experience and worth every dime. We highly recommend a stay with Chantelle, Andrew and the other guys. Thanks again for everything!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great camp and game reserve - only 5 tents in Mavela for the highest quality 'glamping type experience' and everything you need for a relaxing bushveld break. We spent 5 nights over Jan/Feb18 and it was truly amazing, since we were lucky to see many...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Spent two nights at Mavela in November 2017 and really had a fantastic time. The game drives were absolutely fabulous with Brad being a really great guide. He made an honour of showing us as much as possible, but without stress and with a lot...More

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Response from Samantha V, other at Mavela Game LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your glowing review. Mavela is very lucky to have brilliant guides, Brad is an exceptional guide who we are privileged to say has been with us for several years, his passion for birds and nature is catchy. We are delighted you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 11 January 2018

This camp is amazing. Very relaxing. The ranger is incredibly good at finding animals. It is very unspoilt and the people are looking after their rhinos and animals.. They really care. There is a lot of compassion to it. very very good!More

1  Thank Antonia R
Response from Samantha V, other at Mavela Game LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you! We are thrilled that you got to experience the Mavela vibe. Our rangers are most certainly top class, we are glad you enjoyed your experience so much, and got to feel the heart of our team and how passionate we are about our...More

Reviewed 30 December 2017

Mavela is truly a spectacular South African lodge. Our guide, Andrew, was extremely knowledgeable and great humour - he made the drives we went on a huge amount of fun. The rooms (tents) were extremely comfortable - and stylishly furnished, the staff were all super...More

1  Thank StuartHadfield
Response from Samantha V, other at Mavela Game LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much Stuart! We are thrilled you enjoyed Andrew so much and got to tap into his knowledge while being subjected to his humor. He regularly has the rest of us in stitches over the most mundane things. I am so glad you...More

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US$481 - US$522 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$481 - US$522 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Symone G
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Response from Samantha V | 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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"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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"Tent 5, being the last one, has the best sense of seclusion."
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