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Derdepoort Gate Road, Madikwe Game Reserve 2874 South Africa
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
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Updated 21/01/19 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 21/01/19 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#15 of 23 Speciality lodging in Madikwe Game Reserve
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Travellers' Choice
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 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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Free breakfast
Babysitting
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
Meeting rooms
Secured parking
Internet
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Special diet menus
Poolside bar
Kids club
Spa
Massage
Mosquito net
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Shops
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Desk
Private balcony
Safe
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Bath / shower
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Great View
Family
Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans

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Contact
Derdepoort Gate Road, Madikwe Game Reserve 2874 South Africa
Getting there
Lanseria Airport221 kmSee all flights
Sir Seretse Khama Intl Airport34 kmSee all flights
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kyma456 wrote a review 12 Jul
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TAU is really family friendly, and we love the fact that it welcomes and encourages youngsters. The family suite is particularly good for those traveling with teens or older children. Excellent game viewing. GREAT staff and rangers.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Botscouple wrote a review 05 Jul
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A Lodge where is nothing missing! There are many Lodges in Madikwe area but Tau has anything you need for affordable prices. Stunning view, lots of animals around lunch time, excellent staff and rangers, fantastic food and drinks.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Tour283927 wrote a review 04 Jul
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From Mary Jane and her team at reception who made us feel V.I.P upon arrival to the beautiful arrangement they had done to our chalet in celebration of our anniversary (candles, flowers champagne...) to Kenneth our ever attentive and very polite waiter at the restaurant; dinner at the Boma with the warm fires..; Iggy our game driver who knew his fauna and flora stuff well and made sure that we saw as many animals as possible including the big 5; our stay at Tau Game Lodge was truly an experience to be treasured!
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Date of stay: June 2021
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512grant wrote a review 04 Jul
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We so enjoyed our 4 nights at Tau Lodge. My daughter was treated to a magic birthday with lovely singing from the Tau team as well as a beautiful birthday cake all served on the magnificent deck at the Lodge. The rooms, food and service were all excellent but the highlight was our twice daily drives into the bush with Igy, our guide. We learnt so much and enjoyed spending time with the big cats of the park. We will be back.
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seth21lewis wrote a review May 2021
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Unbelievable service, a smile on every face! It was a trip that was 110% worth the money. The staff and rangers are unbelievable and truly deserve to be recognised for their excellence! Our game ranger (Ernie) was exceptional as well as Mary Jane who went out of her way and exceeded all of our expectations. I will be back very soon.
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PRICE RANGE
US$499 - US$818 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
tau game hotel madikwe game reserve
LOCATION
South AfricaNorth-West ProvinceMadikwe Game Reserve
NUMBER OF ROOMS
30
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Frequently Asked Questions about Tau Game Lodge
What are some of the property amenities at Tau 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 Tau Game Lodge?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a desk, and a mosquito net.
What food & drink options are available at Tau Game Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Tau Game Lodge?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Tau Game Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Tau Game Lodge have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Tau Game Lodge offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Tau Game Lodge?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Tau Game Lodge?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Afrikaans.
Does Tau Game Lodge have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.
Is Tau Game Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.