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Jackalberry Lodge

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Fairfax, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I highly recommend Jackalberry! The lodge was fantastic, our room had a beautiful outdoor seating area that looked out onto the bush with animals coming by frequently. We absolutely loved Ocean our ranger, and Lucas our tracker. They made our safari experience amazing, and they were very professional and very fun! Gideon was a wonderful butler and tended to all...

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Reviewed 15 April 2017

My wife and I stayed here 3 nights for our 1 year anniversary. This place has such a unique feel. There are only 8 lodges with plenty of staff. So the hospitality is excellent, almost feels like a one-on-one experience. The food is fantastic and the safari drives are one of a kind experiences. Will definitely come back!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Nothing described or prepares the visitor for Jackalberry. The wow factor is immense. Four days in Jackalbery and the cares of the world are eroded. The experience amazing. I never thought I'd get so close to nature and see animals in such close proximity. This can only happen with the sheer skill and knowledge of the rangers and trackers ....

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Kinsale County Cork
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Having never been on Safari before I have nothing to compare this experience too. But safari aside this is one of the best places I have ever stayed. Ocean and Themba were our Ranger and Tracker and their expertise allowed us to see The Big 5 plus many other animals and birds. Ocean's knowledge meant no question went unanswered and...

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Lima, peru
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Great place that combines not only the animals and wildlife but also a very nice place in a extraordinary service. My husband and I spent 4 days in this place. We miss the flight from Johanesburg and the staff did everything for us to catch up with the group and don´t miss another safari.... as soon as we arrived to...

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lmanoog
Reviewed 26 November 2016

We really did not know what to expect, but even if we did, I am sure the experience would have far exceeded the expectations. The accommodations are over the top - but that is just the half of it. The staff made the experience so personal and unique. They treated us like we were like old friends. Natalie, Jonathan were...

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Reviewed 14 November 2016

Jackalberry lodge provides a very personalised service, Gideon our butler was so professional and was quietly and unobtrusively attentive. The game drives were fantastic ( except when we were rained off!), we saw such a variety of animals from the lions, elephants and rhinos to snakes, scorpions and a chameleon. Tom ( our ranger) really knew his stuff and managed...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We couldn't have asked to stay in a more perfect place. The lodge is very nice and has excellent customer service. There is a watering hole nearby where the animals come to drink. If possible, stay in room 6 or 7. The deck is on the "wild-side" of the BOMA and buffalo, warthogs, zebras and even a rhino will stop...

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Aberdeen
Reviewed 18 October 2016

My sister & I stayed at this excellent lodge, on the Thornybush Game reserve, for an evening & 2 complete days. We booked it through Trailfinders. Our stay was an amazing adventure, gong on 4 game drives. Our ranger & tracker gave us a great deal of fascinating information, & showed us the big 5 in game animals, plus so...

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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

A group of 6 of us booked our stay through Lion World Travel this October at Jackalberry Lodge and to say it was amazing would be an understatement. The rooms were comfortable, clean and well stocked with anything we could've asked for. Our game driver Willie and tracker Thembe were fun, knowledgeable and allowed us multiple successful big 5 sightings!...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Jackalberry Lodge

Address: Near Hoedspruit, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Thornybush Private Game Reserve
Price Range: RM2,939 - RM3,214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Jackalberry Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“All rooms are detached, & all are of the same standard.”
judyp595, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Everyone gets a private chalet.”
ChiliGirl, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“5, 6 or 7. 5 has a small lounge. 6 and 7 has the best views from their verandas.”
FotoCath, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Game viewing with quality, with a capital Q”
Mike13448TA, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There are only a few rooms and all are located close to the main lodge.”
J&Atravellers, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
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