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Posted on Wed September 1, 2021 in Press and Awards.

Exclusive African safaris at Makumu Private Game Lodge in Hoedspruit.

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Getaway Magazine

Posted on Wed August 25, 2021 in Press and Awards.

Makumu Private Game Lodge has been featured on Getaway Magazine, giving you and in depth look inside iThumbela – one of the first subterranean photo bunkers in the Greater Kruger!

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International Tourism Film Festival - Africa

Posted on Thu July 8, 2021 in Press and Awards.

Makumu Private Game Lodge is beyond proud to have received TWO Gold Awards at this year's International Tourism Film Festival Africa that was held in Cape Town on the 28th of May 2021. The competition was strong with 865 entries from 97 countries.

Their video on iThumbela, an underground photographic bunker, came first in the category Tourism Services, in both the Africa and International divisions!!

A special thank you to Joggie Botha from Travel Brand who, together with Makumu’s owner Stefan Breuer 's footage, created this award-winning tourism video.

The aim of the festival is to reward excellence in digital marketing campaigns that focus specifically on tourism-related products and services.

'iThumbela' as the bunker has been named, which loosely translated from the Xitsonga language means ‘place to hide', is sunken below ground and overlooks a watering hole, offering guests the opportunity to photograph wildlife coming to the water to cool down or drink, at ground level. A great addition to the Makumu safari scene, this experience will particularly appeal to expert photographers looking for a completely unique angle from which to photograph game, birdlife and animal behaviour.

Elephant, giraffe, zebra, lion, hyena, leopard, a variety of bird species and many other game regularly frequent the dam. Serious photographers also have the option of booking a private photographic safari where they have exclusive access to the bunker, a private guide and safari vehicle for a day, or for the duration of their stay.

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Tourism Update: Monday Smile

Posted on Mon February 8, 2021 in Press and Awards.
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Seven - Makumu Raffle

Posted on Fri June 19, 2020 in Press and Awards.
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Makumu Private Game Lodge extends its safari offering by introducing a subterranean photographic hide, the first of its kind in the Greater Kruger region

Posted on Thu April 9, 2020 in Press and Awards.

With Makumu aptly meaning ‘endless view’ in the Xitsonga language, owner Stefan Breuer has always had a passion for photography, inspired by the magnificent landscapes of the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve which he visited in his childhood, and which has been his African home for the past 20 years.

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GaultMillau

Posted on Mon October 14, 2019 in Press and Awards.
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Safari Awards 2019

Posted on Mon June 3, 2019 in Press and Awards.
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Beautiful Places

Posted by Monique on Fri May 24, 2019 in Press and Awards.

Makumu Private Game Lodge, Klaserie Naturschutzgebiet, Südafrika – zurück im afrikanischen Busch mit endlosem Blick

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Beautiful Places

Posted on Thu May 16, 2019 in Press and Awards.
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Klaserie Chronicle

Posted on Mon April 1, 2019 in Press and Awards.
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Wildside Magazine

Posted on Wed February 20, 2019 in Press and Awards.
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Africa Collection

Posted on Wed February 20, 2019 in Press and Awards.
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Radio 7

Posted on Wed February 20, 2019 in Press and Awards.

Abenteuer AfrikaMakumu

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Schweizer Illustrierte

Posted on Wed February 20, 2019 in Press and Awards.
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ELLE Decoration

Posted on Wed February 20, 2019 in Press and Awards.

Makumu Private Game Lodge sponsored a prize for a lucky winner in Elle Decoration's Deco Win section.

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Honeymoon Travel Book

Posted on Wed February 20, 2019 in Press and Awards.
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In Magazine

Posted on Wed February 20, 2019 in Press and Awards.
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National Geographic Traveller

Posted on Wed February 20, 2019 in Press and Awards.

The perfect place for a fun-filled safari, this luxury lodge is situated in the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve, one of the largest privately owned reserves in South Africa, where visitors can spot the Big Five.

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National Geographic Traveller

Posted on Wed February 20, 2019 in Press and Awards.

Tucked away in the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve, Makumu Private Game Lodge occupies one of the less touristy areas of the Greater Kruger National Park. With no fencing between Klaserie and Kruger, wildlife roams freely in this area, and guests are treated to uninterrupted animal and bird sightings.

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SA Tourism

Posted on Wed February 20, 2019 in Press and Awards.
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Booking.com Guest Review Award

Posted on Tue February 19, 2019 in Press and Awards.
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Safari Awards

Posted on Tue February 19, 2019 in Press and Awards.

Our 2018 Safari Awards!

We are so proud of our team!

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BoomerangReisen

Posted on Tue February 19, 2019 in Press and Awards.

In einem privaten Wildreservat, welches an den weltbekannten Krüger Nationalpark angrenzt, verbirgt sich die
moderne Makumu Game Lodge als kleine Luxusoase in der unberührten Wildnis.

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Club of Nine

Posted on Tue February 19, 2019 in Press and Awards.

Die an den Krüger National Park angrenzende Luxus Lodge vereint Tradition und Moderne – Wildnis und Komfort sind hier keine Gegensätze. Makumu steht für die grenzenlose Schönheit der Natur und ihrer Wildtiere.

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