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Sanctuary Makanyane Safari Lodge

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We booked 4 nights at Sanctuary Makanyane to start our honeymoon & it was the best decision we could have possibly made. The whole experience was just phenomenal. The lodge itself was pure luxury; the huge kingsize bed was really comfortable with lovely soft bedding....More

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Response from MakanyaneSafariLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Makanyane Safari LodgeResponded 5 days ago

Thank you, Claire and Steve, for your review, we greatly appreciate your generous comments. We are so glad that you enjoyed your time at the lodge and that you chose Makanyane for a portion of your honeymoon. We were very sad to see you leave...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We love'd our honeymoon at Sanctuary Makanyane Safari Lodge. It surpassed our expectations and had a excellent experience in Madikwe. We had the best sightings and would love to go back of our annaversary.

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Response from MakanyaneSafariLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Makanyane Safari LodgeResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review, we really hope to see you both again for that anniversary visit!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lodge and the game reserve is spectacular but, really, it’s the people that will make you return! We were lucky to have Dylan as our guide. He was funny, witty, knowledgeable (animals, ecosystem, stars, even GoPro photography, you name it!) and just as excited...More

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Response from MakanyaneSafariLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Makanyane Safari LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, we are so glad that the lodge and staff at the lodge lived up to your expectations. It is the people that make you want to return and we hope that you will return soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is incredible! Whether this is your first safari or 100th, this is a great place to go. It is luxury mixed with a true wildlife experience. We had the great fortune of being assigned Dylan as our guide and we can't put into...More

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Response from MakanyaneSafariLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Makanyane Safari LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your kind review! The truth is that the current version of Dylan is in fact a clone, the original was stolen in 2009 by a guests wanting a husband for their daughter. Seriously though, we are so happy you enjoyed your time...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had the most amazing time at Makanyane. The staff were amazing and nothing was ever too difficult. You felt like you were part of one big family as everyone knew each other (both staff and guests) by their first name. The lodge was in...More

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Response from MakanyaneSafariLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Makanyane Safari LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

A honeymoon is such a special time and we always feel honoured when a couple spend some of their honeymoon at Makanyane. Thank you for staying at the lodge and for your kind review, we do hope to see you again soon!

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ExcellentAdventures
20 May 2018|
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Response from MakanyaneSafariLodge | Property representative |
There is generally a maximum of 6 guests per safari vehicle.
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ashleygf
16 April 2018|
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Response from 196michele | Reviewed this property |
We were taken by light aircraft and there was no issue meeting a 12.30 connection . You should check with your booking people about how they are intending to transfer you .
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"Rooms I believe are all the same but word on the street was Michelle Obama stayed in no.6 or no.7 All rooms..."
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"The far rooms are the most isolated and have the best chance for wildlife sightings from your bedroom"
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"All the rooms are suites with the same amazing layout. You can’t go wrong!"
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"Choose a room at another game lodge"
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