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Still in love with Africa

Still in love with Africa

November 2016, my wife and I came back to Mpala to experience the magic, presence, and the familiarity we had experienced the first time we visited Mpala. This time, we had invited a couple of friends along so they too could experience the same. At Phalaborwa Airport,...

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A cold winter night was turned into South Africa

A cold winter night was turned into South Africa

One cold and dark winter night I mentioned safari in South Africa to Dorrit.   6 months later, a Monday in August, we are in Hoedspuit. We are greeted by Ryno. Welcome to South Africa. To the biggest experience of our lives.   On our way to the lodge we fool around....

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We will most definitely be back

We will most definitely be back

We began planning our Mpala Safari in 2008. One night, we had watched something on the telly and before we turned off the TV, we zapped through the channels. On DK4 we saw a program about Mpala. About the place, the tours, how it was started and so on. We were very...

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We’ll be back!

We’ll be back!

Dearest Mpala Lodge friends, 1000 thanks for a wonderful week filled with once in a lifetine experiences! We're enjoyed every sighting as well as every moment were shared with all of you. The respect that you all have for the nature, the animals and the local...

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“the magnificent seven”

“the magnificent seven”

Dear Estelle & Mipala teaus, we have enjoyed seven lovely days as your guests by the river. Five adults and five children forging memories through gamedrives, bush walks, excussions to Kruger, hot air ballon rides (1 attaupt, 1 successful). We got to see "the...

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An incredible knowledge

An incredible knowledge

Thank you for an incredible holiday! We have enjoyed the stay immensely, and you have a kind, smiling and accommodating staff. Especially, we would like to thank Luke for some amazing tours. He has an incredible knowledge and a great way to convey it + a keen eye for...

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