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Taranga Safari Lodge
Taranga Safari Lodge
Taranga Safari Lodge

Taranga Safari Lodge


17°52’4.0"S 19°26’46.3"E

Reviews of Taranga Lodge

Wildlife sightings and reviews

8 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Taranga Lodge and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa

Wildlife sightings by our travellers
Starting in Sep-2018, 2 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Taranga Lodge.
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Mr M.
Anchorage

"Taranga Safari Lodge review"

1 night Arrived 27 Oct 2018
"enjoyed the stay and a great pool to cool down in" See all these reviews: 9n in Namibia; 1n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Activities:
Average
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Average
Facilities:
Average
Mrs Y.
Lisserbroek

"Great boat trip at Taranga"

1 night Arrived 15 Oct 2018
"We were the only guest at the lodge so it felt sometimes a bit inconvenient with all staff working for you. Staff was really nice and polite and did their utmost to give us a great feeling. Special thanks for the surprise at our tent for our anniversary and my husbands birthday (champagne)

Boat trip was really nice and esp as the local people are also at the river, fishing, washing, kids having fun. so more than wild life. saw lots of birding.

small tip;
- Welcome by the receptionist; she was very friendly, summarized all important details of the lodge, then brought us outside on the you do (guest experience) and had no authenticity." See all these reviews: 14n in Botswana; 4n in Namibia; 2n in Zimbabwe
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Prof. R
Goring

"Taranga Safari Lodge review"

1 night Arrived 4 Sep 2018
"Nice tents but the whole experience was rather underwhelming.

Staff seemed lacking confidence, there was little flexibility and the ordered lunch bags never appeared.

Sundown cruise on the river was very good with lots of kingfishers (Giant, Pied and others) to see and with expert commentary" See all these reviews: 9n in Namibia; 3n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Average
Service:
Poor
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Average
Facilities:
Average
Mrs CH
Wimbledon

"lodge with great river view"

1 night Arrived 30 Apr 2018
"The welcome and accommodation at Taranga was excellent. They also very kindly gave us free bubbly as it was my birthday.
Sadly however the food was poor." See all these reviews: 16n in Namibia; 5n in Botswana; 2n in Zimbabwe
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Poor
Mrs C
Shrewsbury

"Stunning location"

1 night Arrived 24 Dec 2017
"We were here for Christmas day, perhaps more could have been made of it as we were all far from our families but that aside it was a beautiful setting, we loved the boat moored below the lodge for a sundowner.

The staff were friendly & helpful. We felt quite safe in very substantial tents & the view & deck was spectacular.

The meals were fine but only enough was cooked for the guests present - we were told we could have one chop each for example! No seconds!!" See all these reviews: 27n in Namibia; 1n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr K
Hexham

"Great"

1 night Arrived 30 Sep 2017
"Less formal and very friendly." See all these reviews: 25n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
The Leemings
Kent

"Taranga Safari Lodge review"

2 nights Arrived 10 Sep 2017
"Taranga is described as "stylish" but in our opinion style has triumphed over function. Our tented room was big but totally impractical,with no storage space & a curiously located WC.

The small grounds were rather boring, apart from the river front,with no animal life & very badly signposted.We took a river trip which was quite interesting but not exceptional.

It is hard to see how it can be described as a "Safari Lodge"" See all these reviews: 15n in Namibia; 5n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Poor

Location:
Poor
Service:
Good
Activities:
Poor
Rooms:
Poor
Food:
Average
Facilities:
Average
Mr M
Chatteris

"Taranga Safari Lodge"

1 night Arrived 2 Jul 2017
"Small bird viewing was good, but we would not stay there again - not even as an over-night stay." See all these reviews: 15n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Average
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Average
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