What our Guests Have to say!
Transfer from airport to Maqueda Lodge was fantastic.Upon arrival we were welcomed to the Lodge , given a brief description of what we were going to experience , shown to... read more our rooms and then we were off on our first safari. The vehicles we were well equipped and our seating was comfortable.
Although we were all a little tired from our air travel , the excitement of our first safari overcame any tiredness...and we were not disappointed. We were able to see all of the big 5 apart from the ever elusive leopard. The guides were incredible and a credit .
Their information and enthusiasm and obvious enjoyment of their jobs were reflected in their excitement in relaying stories of their experiences.
The Lodge itself was a delight. The rooms were large and their beds were were welcomed at the end of the day.
Meals were a great experience and the diversity of meals was fantastic and nourishing. The conversations at meal times with other travellers were always enthusiastic as we all relayed our daily experiences.
The girls at dinner time , with their singing and invitations were incredible...well done!!!.
No TV ......absolutely fantastic!!!!!!
All of the guides and helpers did an incredible job ....all with cheeky senses of humour.(Giraffe milk tarts.....)
An incredible stay at a top class facility with
great guides, staff and owners...
November 4, 2019
I had a short stay at this lodge. Upon arrival I was met with a wonderful greeting and shown to a very comfortable and clean room. I found all the... read more staff super helpful, and helped me plan excursions with good advice and local knowledge. The food was excellent. I can thoroughly recommend a stay at Maqueda. You will not be disappointed...
October 27, 2019
We had a wonderful and peaceful stay with my family. We felt very safe as it is in a controlled area and it was great taking walks to the Crocodile... read more River lookout point. It is a very nice and quiet place to relax. More
January 4, 2021
The four of us, my husband and parents, were so lucky - we were the only guests at Maqueda Lodge for three days. So we got to enjoy all the... read more attention of Michael and James and their fantastic cooking. The whole lodge is beautifully designed, especially the covered sitting and dining area, but the big difference from other beautiful accommodation was the people. On top, James and Michael provided us with all kinds of information, e.g. about the little five of Africa, and fetched a rhinoceros beetle from the garden as concrete visual material. Thank you and stay well!
February 3, 2023
Maqueda - Totally Tops! - Ambience: Alive! Food, Wines, Variety and Quantity: Fabulous! Staff - Sensational! Manager: Marvellous! Rangers - especially Ruen and Lucky - couldn't ask for better. Ruen... read more was an expert guide for all safaris and Panorama tour. Gavin was terrific in guiding us all around Swaziland too.
October 7, 2019
Heavenly bush getaway - Most awesome lodge setting, close to Kruger, authentic bush experience, luxurious and comfort, top service. Food was exceptional. Lounge area exquisite. Great venue for anyone which to Mountain bike in... read more mare loth park, run the trails along the riverside and look out view, amazing walks.
August 22, 2022
Our stay at Maqueda Lodge over the weekend of 24-27 September was a very pleasant and memorable experience. Maqueda Lodge is a Top Class lodge with Beautiful finishes nestled... read more in beautiful bushveld surrounding is the perfect getaway for family and friends.
October 5, 2020
Great location, cozy bedrooms. Food was good (including vegetarian). The safaris were incredible (James is a great guide!!).
We also did an extra bushwalk which is A experience. Overall I'll... read more definitely stay there again!
November 27, 2022
A beautiful lodge hidden in the bush of Marloth Park near Kruger.
Very friendly people, hospitality always on number one, very fine dining and a very enthusiastic game drive... read more with ranger James and Markus.
David and friends, thank you for a wonderful experience in south-Africa!
Erik & Patty
November 9, 2019
- garry m
Amazing, memorable best ever - From pick and drop off our 4 nights at Maqueda Lodge was the highlight of our trip. Super friendly staff, location excellent, meals outstanding and accommodation lovely surroundings with wild... read more life just out your window nature at its best. Got to see the big 5 on safari with ranger James at Kruger. Thank you to all at the lodge for making us part of your family all the best
Garry and Cathy from down under
May 2, 2022