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Powell River, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After many hours of research and hoping we picked the right lodge for game viewing, food and luxury accommodation we arrived at Chitwa! Chitwa Chitwa exceeded our expectations in all areas. A huge thank you to Dave of theafricansafari who helped us choose and book Chitwa. Dave's patience with my many questions and his knowledge of the lodges in the...

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent 4 nights at Chitwa Chitwa sharing the Chitwa house with another couple ;our friends We had massive bedrooms a gorgeous indoor lounge with great outdoor patio with our own pool overlooking the Chitwa dam with its hippos and crocs Food was great plenty of delicious game. Our ranger Harley and tracker Moses were superb. We saw rare wild...

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Canton of Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is wild but comfy: big rooms, net around a bed, fire place, clean, soft towels, enoght place in the room for luggage lol, room terrace in front of a lake with hippos and crocodiles... and other animals just passing by all the time, inmates and zebras and more you see every day from your room. I liked a lot...

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Reserve is truly awesome! The lodge is superb, very comfortable, and decorated with great South African style. The food is superb! Great variety of food prepared by a top-notch chef. The game rides are the best in the African continent. Our ranger, his name is Surprise, took us to the very best spots to photograph lions...

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Michigan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been looking forward to our trip to Africa for several months and in anticipation of staying at Chitwa Chitwa I scoured the internet, liked them on Facebook and followed the Safari Live that is streamed on their Facebook page. Couldn't wait! They lived up to my high expectations. Located in the Sabi Sands area next to Kruger park, they...

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just returned from a 17 day trip to South Africa, Zambia and Botswana. We stayed for four nights at the Chiwa Chitwa Private Game Reserve in Room 1. We were fortunate to be assigned to Moses and Harley for our morning and afternoon safari adventures. It was more fun than I can ever express in this review. Harley was...

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Central Jersey
Reviewed 4 February 2017

From the moment we arrived at Chitwa we knew we were in a special place. The staff was incredibly welcoming and warm and the accommodations and food were truly first rate. Our first lodge we visited was awesome and I couldn't imagine our experience improving but Chitwa Chitwa truly blew us away. Chantel always made sure everything was right and...

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lancashire
Reviewed 25 January 2017

This has to be one of the best experiences of our lives. From the second we arrived it was just amazing. The welcome we received and the views, even though it was a dark miserable day, it did not matter. The rooms are incredible. The food amazing. The staff are fantastic. You are up at 4.45 every day to go...

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2Thank maxine c
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Beautiful design and space abounds at this lovely lodge overlook a Dam and the resident hippos, you can sit and watch the wildlife for hours without going anywhere! The food was truly superb, worthy of any top restaurant in Cape Town.

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Reviewed 16 January 2017

This was our third safari. Chitwa Chitwa was magic Superb spacious bed room and bathroom. Only niggle the air con unit was not powerful enough and in the last 2 days the temperature rose to 45oC Pure luxury Wonderful setting and surroundings We saw numerous animals every day, thanks to the " African Eyes" of our Ranger Andreas. In fact,...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Originally a private retreat of the Brink family, Chitwa Chitwa was transformed by Charl into an oasis of conservation and harmony. His dedicated holistic approach and wise land management are aimed at the handing of an uncontaminated African paradise to the future generations. In 1991 Charl and Maria Brink created Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Lodge, today a jewel of South African hospitality and an emblem of the savannas most authentic and refined luxury. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Reserve

Address: P O Box 781854 | Steiltes, Kruger National Park 1213, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Price Range: RM6,550 - RM7,888 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Reserve 5*
Number of rooms: 17
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“Room 10 was not as big as our friends rooms 11 & 1 but it was still very nice. Could see the hippos in the water from our deck .”
 of 5 bubbles 952colleenn, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The Charlsy Suite is fantastic for families, huge with an amazing deck overlooking the Dam”
 of 5 bubbles Shawfamily5, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a Lodge with a view of the lake .This Reserve is in a Malaria zone .”
 of 5 bubbles VENETIAN2015, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We had three lodges and it would be hard to differentiate between them”
 of 5 bubbles 705alastairc, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The Chaseley Suite was perfect for my husband and I and two daughters (22 and 19) because of the shared living area.”
 of 5 bubbles , 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
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