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Madikwe Game Reserve South Africa
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#5 of 23 Speciality lodging in Madikwe Game Reserve
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Tuningi Safari Lodge, situated in the world renowned Big 5, malaria-free, Madikwe Game Reserve, proudly showcases this protected areas African success story in magnificent style! Tuningi offers guests superior accommodation enhanced by an impressive Big 5 safari experience and personalised service in a friendly and relaxed environment. The Lodge welcomes children and in doing so, avails them of the opportunity to experience the wonders of nature, wildlife and our delicate eco-system first-hand.
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Free public parking nearby
Free internet
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
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Airport transportation
Secured parking
Outdoor pool
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Breakfast buffet
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Wine / champagne
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Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans


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Madikwe Game Reserve South Africa
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Daryl B wrote a review Jan 2021
Johannesburg, South Africa11 contributions8 helpful votes
We first went to Tuningi in 2007 and have returned approximately 14 times since. I cannot recommend this place highly enough. Everything is five star from the accommodation to the food to the game drives. The “T” team treat every guest like family and bend over backwards to make your stay memorable.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Mina and Rein wrote a review Mar 2020
Haymarket9 contributions9 helpful votes
We spent 2 days and 3 nights at this lovely resort. The safaris were the best we had in the country. The guide Andre was extremely knowlagble. We saw the big 5 plus numerous other animals and hundreds of birds. They are able to go off road which makes it very exciting. The resort has its own waterhole where all sorts of animals come for a drink, The rest of the staff couldn't do enough to make our stay special. The food was of a high quality and overly abundant . I am a vegetarian and their menu was excellent. The booking was unplanned and we were very lucky to get in. occured as we couldn't go into Zimbabwe due to the Virus. They were very keen to keep the place going to ensure all the staff had work. That was great to see.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Room Tip: All rooms have great views. If you cant walk as for the rooms/bungalows closest to the main lodge.
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mrteegrassgill wrote a review Jan 2020
Kirkby Stephen, United Kingdom22 contributions22 helpful votes
Stayed in July 2019. This was our first Safari and what an introduction. Our Safari guide Andrei was very knowledgeable and hospitable as.were.allcthe staff at the lodge. The food was excellent, a bit too good it was hard to say no. The accomodation was very spacious and beautifully appointed. I wouldn't hesitate in going back.
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
Cairomac wrote a review Dec 2019
Houston, Texas41 contributions19 helpful votes
This was our 6th visit to Tuningi, our first was 10 years ago. Still amazing. Service is fantastic, luxury but not 'stuffy'. Food is excellent and plenty of it! Rooms are very nice with good views.The game viewing is superb and there is a lot of diversity. Very different to the Sabi / Kruger area where good sightings are rarer and there are more vehicles. Gavin is a very knowledgeable. experienced and passionate guide and a great tracker. This makes a big difference to the quality of the safari. Heidi, Gavin, Andre, Michelle, Petrus, Franz, Audrey and so many more, thanks again!!
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
jfn20 wrote a review Oct 2019
Segny, France85 contributions25 helpful votes
Tuningi is an absolutely magical place. The lodge itself is faultless. Suites are spacious, comfortable and tastefully decorated. The outdoor shower is a real treat! The staff is warm, kind and attentive without being formal and really makes you feel like family. Meals were absolutely delicious, plentiful and beautifully presented and the wine list was extensive and very fairly priced. Other reviewers have said it all regarding the game viewing... We completed the big 5 within our first 2 game drives and were also lucky to get close to cheetahs and hyenas. Our ranger Ruan was fantastic -- knowledgeable, accommodating and friendly. In addition to the game drives, the watering hole and underground hide provide excellent game viewing. During my stay we saw a huge herd of elephants, countless impalas, kudu, zebras, baboons and wildebeest, as well as giraffes and a buffalo. All from the comfort of the viewing deck, the pool or the underground hide! All in all, a wonderful, unforgettable 4 days. Thank you so much to Heidi, Gavin, Ruan and the entire Tuningi team!
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Date of stay: October 2019
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US$916 - US$1 906 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Tuningi Safari Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Tuningi Safari Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Madikwe Nature Reserve (6.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Tuningi Safari Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Tuningi Safari Lodge?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a refrigerator, and a fireplace.
What food & drink options are available at Tuningi Safari Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Tuningi Safari Lodge?
Yes, free public parking nearby and secured parking are available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Tuningi Safari Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Does Tuningi Safari Lodge have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Tuningi Safari Lodge offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Tuningi Safari Lodge?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Afrikaans.