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A new Generation of the Avoca pride
Makanyi Lodge
23rd February 2017
We are excited to announce that the Avoca lion pride has grown with the addition of 6 new cubs. We […]
Makanyi Private Game Lodge was voted by Condé Nast Traveler US #4 in Africa and #10 of the 50 Best Resorts in the World
Makanyi Lodge
19th October 2016
We are proud to announce that Makanyi Private Game Lodge was voted by Condé Nast Traveler US #4 in Africa […]
Makanyi Lodge 2017 American Express Platinum Fine Dining Award.
Makanyi Lodge
19th September 2016
Makanyi Lodge is thrilled to have won the 2017 American Express Platinum Fine Dining Award, which recognizes the top 100...
Buffalo buffet in July
Makanyi Lodge
5th August 2016
July has been a record month for us. Not only did we have spectacular sightings of leopards, cheetahs, and other [&helli...
Bupa Travel Insurance chose us as one of the ‘World’s Most Luxurious & Exclusive Holidays’
Makanyi Lodge
27th May 2016
‘If money was no object, where in the world would you go?’ asks Bupa Travel Insurance. They continue, ‘Let your [&...
Makanyi Lodge wins the 2016 Annual HOT LIST Award!
Makanyi Lodge
20th April 2016
We are extremely proud to announce that Makanyi Private Game Lodge was selected to receive the 2016 Condé Nast Traveler...
Elephant herd takes a bath
Makanyi Lodge
28th March 2016
While out on safari we often enjoy having sundowners at a particular spot at one of the biggest dams in […]
A pride of cheeky lions decided to get their 15 minutes of fame
Makanyi Lodge
22nd March 2016
We arrived at the waterhole in the morning and there was the Avoca pride relaxing at the waters edge. We […]
Standoff between impala and wild dogs.
Makanyi Lodge
1st March 2016
Makanyi Private Game Lodge is ideally located overlooking an active dam in the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve. On one...
“Left with memories of a fantastic stay” – Robertson Family
Makanyi Lodge
21st January 2016
“Wow, do you work for National Geographic?” was what another guest said to us when she first saw us in […]
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