Tau Game Lodge

Tau Game Lodge Rewards

Tau Game LodgeTau Game Lodge is another 5 Star safari lodge in the 75,000 hectares malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve, but to add to this rating Tau Game Lodge has a number of prestigious awards to testify to the quality of what they present to their guests: They were a finalist in World Luxury Hotel Awards in 2008, a Gold Achiever in the AA Travel Guides Tau Game Lodgeand American Express Awards in 2009 and are currently (2011) a finalist in The Safari Awards. They also boast membership of Pearls of Africa and are rated “Highly Recommended Accommodation” by the AA.  Tau (Tswana for “The Place of the Lion”) is situated at the north-western corner of the Madikwe Game Reserve at a huge waterhole. So Tau has quality written all over it.

Up to 60 guests can be accommodated.

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Tau Game Lodge main lodge

The main unit of Tau Game Lodge is two-leveled and has a comfortable lounge, a conference room, fully licensed bar and dining room which are semi open-air and overlook the waterhole. A curio shop is also located in the main lodge. A boma and swimming pool are also right there for the guests to enjoy.  Delicious buffet breakfasts and lunches are generally served in the main building or on the verandah next to the plunge pool and dinner is served in one of the cosy boma’s under the stars, or in the lapa next to the main lodge.

Tau Game Lodge Accommodation

Tau Game LodgeTau consists of a main lodge, where the guests get together and have their meals, and 30 luxury thatched chalets. The chalets are spread out in U-formation on either side of the lodge and all, both the chalets and the main lodge,  are facing the waterhole offering excellent views of animals approaching the water from the opposite bank. 
Each chalet ensures privacy with its own viewing deck, en suite bathroom, open-air shower, air-conditioning and ceiling fans. Of Tau Game Lodgethese 30 chalets 20 are “standard”, 6 are more spacious deluxe chalets, suitable to accommodate parents and up to 2 children in the same room (featuring a double bed, twin beds and sleeping couch, as well as private lounge) and 2 are family units. These family units are actually two separate standard chalets linked by a communal outdoor lounge. These two family units are located at the extreme ends of the “U”-formation around the main lodge.
One of the standard units can accommodate wheelchairs.

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Tau Game Lodge adult Activities

Tau Game LodgeThe main activity at Tau is game watching. You can watch game gather at the waterhole from your own private deck, as well as during early morning and afternoon game drives in specially adapted game viewing vehicles, night safaris with powerful spotlights and safari walks. In all the cases you will be accompanied by knowledgeable armed game rangers. If all these don’t satisfy your need to have a real African safari experience, nothing will.  Two safari outings per day are included in the price.

Tau Game Lodge Children activities

Children aged 3-5 years become members of the Tau Cubz Club, which includes a short game drive after breakfast, “kiddies safaris”, followed by treasure hunts and arts & crafts activities. Children receive Cubz Club backpacks, filled with goodies, like a wildlife activity booklet, which includes an animal sticker checklist, a deputy ranger sticker badge and certificate, as well as a special Tau T-shirt.
 
Further additional Cubz entertainment options are for sale in the Tau Curio Shop, including a Tau Game Lodge Puzzle, animal puzzles, spacious all-purpose children’s backpacks, an interactive CD and board games. A large playroom is also reserved for children’s arts and crafts and other supervised activities. The chef offers additional child-friendly food which include plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables.
The Cubz Club is especially welcomed by families visiting during school holidays, providing parents the opportunity to enjoy some adult safari time, knowing the kids are well taken care of as well as stimulated and entertained. A babysitting service is also on offer.

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Tau Game LodgeTau Game Lodge cuisine

Delectable African cuisine will be served on the outdoor deck and in the traditional African Boma at night, weather permitting. The 3 meals per day are included in the price.

Tau Game Lodge Wellness & Spa

Trained spa therapists treat the guests to deep relaxation and rejuvenating spa treatments at the Tau Spa Oasis. The therapists have specialized in different treatments ranging from authentic African treatments to specialized hydrotherapy treatments – all designed to replenish and soothe body, mind and soul.  A range of massages is also available to reduce tension and relieve the cumulative effects of everyday stress.
Tau Game LodgeAfricology incorporates energy therapy into treatment. Specialist therapist Renchia Droganis uses radionics to transfer energetic patterns to the Africology products. She prefers to stay away from harsh chemicals and uses indigenous ingredients in her unique body treatment products in stead.

Guests can choose from specially designed Spa package options or create their own package from available options. They are then encouraged to enjoy some peaceful time at the secluded relaxation Sala.
A special package, known as the “nomadic pride package” and aimed at rejuvenating and energizing people, is available for delegates using the conference facilities.

Tau Game Lodge Conference facilities

Tau Game LodgeA conference venue of 270m² in total is available at the main lodge. It consists of three sub-halls (11m x 7.6 m each), each of which can operate independently or together via a touch-screen control system. Three breakaway rooms (5.5m x 4m each), able to accommodate 15 delegates each, are also right there where they are needed, part of the convention centre.
The facilities available are as good as they get: State-of-the-art equipment, installed in the 3 sub-halls and all systems integrated and configured to maximize performance: Motorised 2.5m x 1.m screens working in sequence with the audio system as well as motorised window blinds (also working with chosen audio-visual setting), high-resolution projectors and network points. In all 3 sub-halls a microphone system, connections for computer and other electronic equipment, like printers, DSTV, DVD and CD and are available. As a matter of fact, you can link whatever specialist conferencing equipment you like to the system.
To top all this, the convention centre actually has its own kitchen, bar and lapa. Some of the toilets are also wheelchair-friendly.

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Tau Game Lodge Wedding Venue

Tau Game Lodge offers an adventurous alternative way of getting married, with a romantic setting of beautiful African sunsets and sunrises as the perfect backdrop. As a matter of fact, many never-to-be-forgotten weddings have already been hosted there. The entire lodge can be taken over to host a wedding for up to 60 guests and one distinctive advantage is than nobody will have to drive home after the wedding.  Flexible packages are on offer to make a wedding possible which would suit both your budget and personal style. The menu is flexible and can be tailor-made according to the couple’s preferences for their celebration meal. There is a licensed bar in the main building and an outside bar in the Boma. The Lodge’s thatched roof has served the purpose of Chapel on many occasions.

Tau Game Lodge Curio shop

Our curioshop is situated at the entrance of the lodge. Delightful items created by skilled craftsmen are on sale; also traditional ornaments or handcrafted jewellery as well as useful safari gear and unique items of memorabilia (carrying the Tau Game lodge logo). Guests can purchase anything from either child and/or adult clothing, through to postcards, camera films & batteries, wild animal “soft” toys and books.

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