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Welgevonden Private Game Reserve, Welgevonden Game Reserve 0530 South Africa
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#17 of 20 Speciality lodging in Welgevonden Game Reserve
Izingwe Lodge is an exclusive hideaway nestled in a valley in the Waterberg Mountains in Limpopo Province, South Africa. It is situated in the 100,000 acre, malaria free Welgevonden Private Game Reserve, only 3 hours drive from Johannesburg, OR Tambo International Airport. Flying in by helicopter is also an option and takes only 50 minutes from OR Tambo International Airport. The lodge is located in the southern section of the reserve with breathtaking mountain views and classical African landscape. With only three villas and the lodge accepting only single party bookings, guests are guaranteed exclusivity both at the lodge and on safari.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
Secured parking
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Business Centre with Internet Access
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Air conditioning
Whirlpool bathtub
Bath / shower
Seating area
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Jason_Zieg wrote a review Oct 2016
Dallas, Texas18 contributions3 helpful votes
I would rate my stay at Izingwe Lodge as one of the top two trips of my lifetime! The Lodge was equipped with every luxury imaginable to make the stay both comfortable and tranquil! The view from the main cabin is breathtaking ! Without even leaving the lodge, I was able to see a large collection of animals including rhinos and elephants. Each day we went on two game drives (one in the morning and one in the early evening) which allowed me to see and experience nature like never before! There is no other place on the planet like Izingwe!
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Date of stay: September 2016
Response from Izingwe, Manager at Izingwe Lodge
Responded 14 Oct 2016
Dear Jason Thank you so much for your review. We so enjoyed hosting you at Izingwe. We remember fondly a specific evening game drive with you, where we were surrounded by the Southern Lion Pride lounging on the lawn around the game drive vehicle, while we sat very, very still. We hope that you return to Izingwe again soon for more adventures in the bush. Fondest regards The Izingwe Team
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bblet wrote a review Oct 2016
Dallas, Texas37 contributions8 helpful votes
From the moment I arrived, Marion and Angus and their staff were the best! Hospitable and knowledgeable. Each morning and evening game drive was expertly handled -- animals, birds, flora and more were pointed out and thoroughly explained and enjoyed. The proximity to some of So Africa's most exciting animals were right there at Izingwe Lodge and the surrounding bush. The decor and interior design of the guest villas and main lodge were just as beautiful as they were in Architecture Digest (which I saw a few years ago). The food was superb! I cant wait to go back. Top of my list.
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Date of stay: July 2016
Response from Izingwe, Manager at Izingwe Lodge
Responded 14 Oct 2016
Dear Barbara Thank you for your review. We thoroughly enjoyed hosting you at Izingwe Lodge and hope that you return soon. As you point out, the game drives and experience is about more than just the "big game". We enjoy sharing our passion for birds and flora as well. Fondest regards The Izingwe Team
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arudman wrote a review Oct 2016
Hamilton, New Zealand15 contributions7 helpful votes
Izingwe is truly an unique African experience. The accomodation is on a par with any luxury hotel and has been carefully planned to offer both privacy as well as great views down the valley. The central lodge is luxurious and offers great opportunities to unwind and enjoy an African bush experience - one can relax at the infinity pool, read, play games or share stories around a fire or at the bar. The meals and catering are superb and dinner in the lapa (only metres away from an active waterhole) is truly memorable. The knowledgable hosts really make you feel at home and offer a wealth of advice and information on the surroundings. The game drives incorporating "sundowners" on the African plains will leave you feeling "at one" with the African bush. Our family have visited
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Date of stay: March 2016
Response from Izingwe, General Manager at Izingwe Lodge
Responded 11 Oct 2016
Dear Arthur Thank you so much for your review. We have always thoroughly enjoyed hosting you and your family from New Zealand. "Sundowners" out in the African Bush are always a firm favourite with our guests. We hope that you visit Izingwe again soon. Kind regards The Izingwe Team
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andrewmN4124ZW wrote a review Oct 2016
Cape Town, South Africa2 contributions1 helpful vote
Having over 30 years experience of managing conservation organisations and game reserves, I can honestly say that I was blown away by the Izingwe experience and the Welgevonden reserve as a whole. In short Izingwe is the perfect lodge for your family and friends to have a private luxury experience of African bush, superbly hosted whilst been immersed and guided in wildlife conservation and nature based experiences of the highest quality.
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Date of stay: August 2016
Response from Izingwe, Manager at Izingwe Lodge
Responded 07 Oct 2016
Dear Andrew Thank you so much for your great review. We are thrilled that you were blown away by your Izingwe experience and Welgevonden Game Reserve as a whole. We hope to see you back here soon. Kind regards The Izingwe Team.
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jerryr999 wrote a review Oct 2016
Findlay, Ohio2 contributions2 helpful votes
Staying at Izingwe Lodge was the highlight of our African Trip. We spent a week in, what I consider a five star hotel. It has separate living quarters with a lodge for eating, drinking, and relaxing. Our trip consisted of two game drives per day and my wife and I saw 37 different species which included the Big Five. You don't have to go far for animals because the lodge is by a small creek which runs directly behind. I'm talking about elephants, rhinos, lions, baboons, etc. The staff becomes your friends and their whole idea, is that your on vacation and you do nothing. Luxury is what you will find here. There are too many surprises that happened to us and will happen to you, one after another. You will just have to experience it to see what those surprises are! This
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Date of stay: November 2015
Response from Izingwe, Manager at Izingwe Lodge
Responded 06 Oct 2016
Dear Jerryr999 Thank you for your amazing review. Izingwe is truly a very special place and the bush does indeed hold many surprises. 37 species seen during your trip is a record worth boasting about. We are privileged to see species such as Brown Hyena, Tsessebe, Eland, Oryx and even Pangolin, on occassion. We hope to see you back at Izingwe soon. Warm regards The Izingwe Team
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South AfricaLimpopo ProvinceWaterbergWelgevonden Game Reserve
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