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Marian D
West Sussex, United Kingdom

A wonderful personalised safari experience!

5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Tremisana Lodge offers a unique safari experience; the staff are wonderful and the guides are excellent. Walking in the bush at sunrise and observing the animals close up is a privilege! Elephants, hyenas, warthogs made their way into the area which was wonderful to watch as we ate our meal. Would love to make a return visit one day🤞.
Date of stay: May 2024
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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G M, General Manager at Tremisana Game Lodge, responded to this review
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hi Marian

Thanks for an equally wonderful and personalised review. It is always great to receive reviews that are patently heartfelt and clearly written with emotion.
Thank you for praising our "wonderful" staff and " excellent" guides.
It is so pleasing to all of us at Viva Safaris to realise just how much you appreciated the wildlife experience we provided.
We would love to host you again !!!
Be well
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Enjoyed our time at the Tremisana lodge and the variety of safaris offered. Our guide Rocky was awesome. So knowledgeable, accommodating and just a great guy. Thanks Rocky. Thanks Mumma for the delicious meals each day - delicious. Cabins small but clean.

    Date of stay: March 2024
    Trip type: Travelled with family
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    G M, General Manager at Tremisana Game Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi there

    We are pleased that your review is titled "Great experience and guide" .
    Rocky is on a roll. We thank you for your appreciation of our chefs' delicious meals and our clean accommodation.

    Be well

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    Reviewed 12 May 2024

    We recently visited Tremisana Game Lodge. We had an amazing experience. We saw all of the Big 5 more than once. The guides we so attentive and knowledgeable. They worked hard to make our experiences on safari unforgettable. The staff at the lodge were so friendly and attentive to our every need. The food at every meal was great. The Boma dinner the first night was so much fun and the night and sunrise safari's were amazing. The full day in Kruger was so much fun. The grounds at the lodge are beautiful but the real jewel is the people that work there. Meeting them was a gift.

    Date of stay: April 2024
    • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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    G M, General Manager at Tremisana Game Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi Michael

    WOW !!!
    We are thrilled that Viva Safaris and Tremisana Lodge provided you with your TRIP OF A LIFETIME !!!
    It is great that our guides showed you the Big Five more than once. Thanks for your superlative praise of our staff. They are humbled to know that you regard them as a gift !
    We are pleased that you enjoyed your safari experiences, the lodge facilities and the food.

    Be well

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    Reviewed 24 April 2024

    Rocky was the most amazing tour guide. He was absolutely amazing. He was SO funny and had a great personality! He was VERY informative and answered all our questions with great enthusiasm. He showed us all of the big 5 animals and lots of others as well. I would definitely recommend him to anyone. 11/10!!!

    Mumma was a great chef and always made sure we had the best food. All the other staff were amazing as well. Rooms were well looked after.

    Date of stay: April 2024
    • Trip type: Travelled with family
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    Thank Stay00220842986
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    G M, General Manager at Tremisana Game Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi there
    If Rocky ever needed a psychological boost, then you have provided it very successfully !
    We are pleased that you saw all the Big Five along with other animals.
    Thanks for your praise of our chefs and all other "amazing" staff and your satisfaction of your room.

    Be well

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    Reviewed 15 April 2024

    This place is amazing, the staff are so friendly and hospitable. The food is excellent and the accommodation very comfortable. We went out with Rangers Luke, Nadine, Rocky, Lucky and Raymond and all of them were highly knowledgeable, good humoured and a joy to be around. They gave us so much information and made us feel safe. One of the best experiences I have ever had.

    Date of stay: April 2024
    • Trip type: Travelled with friends
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    Thank jeff w
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    G M, General Manager at Tremisana Game Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi Jeff
    We are thrilled to read that Viva Safaris and Tremisana Lodge gave you one of the best experiences you have ever had !!!!
    WOW !!!!
    Thanks for your appreciation of the "amazing" place, "friendly and hospitable" staff, "excellent" food and "very comfortable" accommodation.
    The staff you so kindly mention by name are grateful for your lovely words.

    Be well

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    Reviewed 11 April 2024

    Amazing experience, highly recommend. Staff is wonderful, the chalets are very clean. Food was good. We saw all of the big 5 AND the ugly 5. Everything went smoothly plenty of opportunities to get souvenirs and a all around wonderful place with good people

    Date of stay: April 2024
    • Trip type: Travelled with family
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    G M, General Manager at Tremisana Game Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi there

    We love this review !!!!

    Thanks for a great review. It is very pleasing to know that every aspect of your safari was excellent.
    Thanks for your appreciation of our smooth organization and "good" people running a "wonderful" place.
    Super recommendation - thank you !

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