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Madikwe Game Reserve 2581 South Africa See on map
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Waterhole in front of the rooms makes its all all worth it. The food is mediocre, very few selections, cheap ingredients for R7200 per night . Also asked me twice if this was a special occasion and i said yes. Therr werr 2 birthdays on...More

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Response from taugame, Manager at Tau Game LodgeResponded today

Thank you very much for your feedback. We apologize that the food did not live up to your expectations. Our menu changes daily as we take allergies, dietary requirements and seasonal products into account, guests are welcome to discuss it with the chef and request...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tau Game Lodge overlooks a waterhole which means there is a constant flow of wildlife. Herds of elephants come several times a day to drink or have mud baths. Antelope, zebra, crocodiles and so many birds you can sit all day just watching the view....More

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Response from taugame, Manager at Tau Game LodgeResponded today

Thank you for recommending us, we truly appreciate it! Thank you also for your review, we are delighted that you had a good time! One of the unique features of Tau is the wonderful interaction with the local wildlife, we are so glad that you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the most wonderful bush experience, largely due to our ranger, Steph, but perfectly complemented by the support staff and stunning facilities. Having rooms right on the water-hole was such a pleasure. We will be back!More

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Response from taugame, Manager at Tau Game LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind comments about Steph, it is appreciated. One of the unique features of Tau Lodge is the wonderful interaction with the local wildlife at the water hole, We are delighted that you enjoyed your time at the lodge, we are looking...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from a two night stay at Tau Game Lodge and wanted to thank all staff for a wonderful experience. Our guide, Declan, was both knowledgeable and passionate and good fun. We were extremely fortunate to have the vehicles exclusive use for...More

Thank Sharron239
Response from taugame, Manager at Tau Game LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sharron, Thank you for your review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us! Declan is very passionate about the bush indeed and really appreciates your comments. Game viewing from the decks at our watering hole is phenomenal at the moment with...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from an exciting Safari having seen the Magnificent Seven. Our guide was both knowledgeable and fun. The mornings were cool and afternoons warm. Blankets were provided along with snack breaks which were just great. The food, service and sights in and around the...More

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Response from taugame, Manager at Tau Game LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review and your kind comments! Many thanks for staying with us, we are delighted that you enjoyed the visit and that you saw such good game. We hope to welcome you back again soon!!

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Tau Game Lodge is a 5 star Game lodge Situated in “Big 5”- Malaria Free Madikwe Reserve. Accessible by scheduled flights, or a 4 hour drive from Johannesburg. Each of the chalets ensures privacy with ...More its own viewing deck, the main lodge offers a Curio shop, Swimming pool as well as a lounge, bar, and dining area, all partially outdoors.The convention centre offers state-of- the-Art meeting facilities. At The Spa Oasis, guests are offered rejuvenating spa treatments, surrounded by the beauty of the African Bush. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
30
Price range
US$463 - US$784 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Tau Game Hotel Madikwe Game Reserve
Location
South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
30
Price range
US$463 - US$784 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Tau Game Hotel Madikwe Game Reserve
Location
South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
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DelythG
11 July 2018|
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Response from W1lma | Reviewed this property |
Vehicles were land cruisers, high at the back with canvass roof. Not sure how many people they can take in total. We were a party of seven and there was still room
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PeterK7994
15 April 2018|
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Response from taugame | Property representative |
Good day, you can tip by credit card or cash, either way will be much appreciated by the Rangers. (a guideline is around R 150.- per game drive per room, but this is completely at your discretion)
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TanyaCohen24
13 July 2017|
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Response from nadine z | Reviewed this property |
Just read your question. I am glad that you can already stay in Tau. So they managed to receive visitors even with the main building down. At Tau the waterhole is amazing to see hurdes of animals. The food was very nice. Of... More
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"The rooms all look over the watering hole. They are all exquisite, and you will feel like you are in a..."
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"Make sure you have a room overlooking the waterhole. No tv needed, Big screen high definition view outside..."
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"All the rooms face the watering hole - I was in room 8 and had a great view"
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