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The Outpost lies in the Makuleke Contractual Park, a vast and remote wilderness area bordered to the north by the Limpopo River and Zimbabwe and to the east by Crooks Corner and Mozambique.The Big 5 Makuleke Contractual Park measures some 26 500 hectares and is well known for its...
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Makuleke Region, Kruger National Park 2146, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Every aspect of our stay at the Outpost was ten out of ten. The room was just amazing with a beatiful deck with views over the river and bushveld. Th meals were a treat in every respect and as flexible as we required. The service...More

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Response from Michael-theoutpost, General Manager at The OutpostResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much, your post says it all. A combination of great food, exemplary service, and comfortable living, are the makings of a special holiday experience. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. Kind regards Mike

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OVERALL: Our stay at The Outpost was very memorable for many different reasons. The staff are relaxed and made us feel genuinely and authentically welcomed. As other TripAdvisor reviews recommended requesting higher number rooms for the best view, we were pleasantly surprised when the manager...More

Thank John H
Response from Michael-theoutpost, General Manager at The OutpostResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, your Tripadvisor post is all-inclusive and well balanced - comprehensive feedback of this nature is hugely appreciated. We do pride ourselves on our attention to detail, hence, your identification of some of the imperfections (pillows, blinds etc) in our offering, does allow us...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely stunning lodge. Most amazing staff. The unlikely bird man, Samuel Japane as our guide and Chef Johan Christiaan Kriek as our executive chef. A definite must for anyone needing a luxury treat in the Bush.More

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Response from Michael-theoutpost, General Manager at The OutpostResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Debbie. I thoroughly enjoyed witnessing your family embrace all that the lodge has to offer. You are quite right, we are very fortunate to have such a caring, committed, and willing staff - thank you for mentioning this in your post. All the very...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a wonderful two night stay at one of the gorgeous suites at The Outpost. Everything from the food to our game drives had special personal touches and the staff could not go out of their way to be more hospitable. Saw nice game (Elephant,...More

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Response from Michael-theoutpost, General Manager at The OutpostResponded 4 weeks ago

This is a heart-warming post – I love to get feedback like this, particularly the part about your conversion to bird enthusiasts. The Northern Kruger is a must visit for both beginner and experienced birders. To be able to appreciate the true beauty of the...More

Reviewed 11 June 2018

The Outpost was a unique experience. Being able to sleep with an open room, hearing the nightlife was absolutely amazing. The bath overlooking the valley below is something I have not experienced in the bush before. The food was very good and the service matched...More

Thank Deidre L
Response from Michael-theoutpost, General Manager at The OutpostResponded 13 June 2018

Deidre, your comment about the uniqueness of the Outpost experience is significant – thank you. I am delighted that you had the opportunity to experience The Best Bath in Kruger, but even more pleasing, is that we were able to meet your expectation in the...More

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Amenities
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Pool
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Room Service
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
Room amenities
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
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Price range
US$360 - US$1,508 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
US$360 - US$1,508 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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CarrieD88
20 June 2018|
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Response from Michael-theoutpost | Property representative |
Hi, There are a number of camps in fairly close proximity to The Outpost. Punda Maria (2 hours), Shingwedzi (3 hours), Sirhini Bush Camp (2.5 hours), Mopani (4 hours). For these camps you can either enter the KNP at the... More
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Sailesh V
13 June 2018|
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Response from Michael-theoutpost | Property representative |
No problem. We do have the big five and there is every chance of seeing them, however, we don't have the same number of lion that can be found further South in the Kruger park. Hence, we can't guarantee big five... More
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Sailesh V
11 June 2018|
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Response from Michael-theoutpost | Property representative |
Absolutely, we certainly do provide for vegetarians and the game drives are included. Regards Mike
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"Rooms 7+ have the best view (with rooms 10, 11 and 12 having a river view)."
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"Amazing views over the valley below, filled with beautiful baobab trees"
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"N/A - All rooms offer fantastic views/privacy"
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"We stayed in Number 12, but all the rooms offer spectacular views, as the rooms open up completely."
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