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Reviewed 1 week ago

From the first to the last minute of our 3 night stay here, one word description....STUNNING! The warm welcome from Natasha and Natalie set the tone for a magical stay. Our accommodation was fantastic and included both an indoor and outdoor shower. Sitting on the...More

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Response from Candice W, Guest Relations Manager at Jackalberry LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Hello jfp123809, thank-you so much for leaving this review for Jackalberry lodge! How thrilling to have seen all of the Big 5 so early on in your stay :) Hope to see you back again some day soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were greeted at the Lodge by Natalie and shown to our bungalow. Wow! It was pure bliss! King bed, beautiful linens, lovely ensuite with corner tub (with a view!) outdoor shower, and a patio open to the wild! We then met Lucy who cared...More

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Response from Candice W, Guest Relations Manager at Jackalberry LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Hi there ernst-travel, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this detailed review of your stay at Jackalberry Lodge! I'm thrilled that you got to see everything you wanted and more :) Hope to see you back again some time.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed three nights and had six game drives at the Jackalberry Lodge. We decided to rent a car from the Hoedspruit Airport for about $28 a day. It was a fun 60 minute drive to the lodge with a lot of wide life along...More

Thank Astroph
Response from Candice W, Guest Relations Manager at Jackalberry LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Hello Astroph, thank-you so much for leaving this review of your stay at Jackalberry Lodge. How thrilling to have been able to track those lions you heard, such a wonderful experience. Hope to see you back again soon. Take care.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just returned from the most incredible, life changing safari experience, made even more special by the staff and accommodations at Jackaberry Lodge. We stayed in a family room as we were were traveling with our 12 year old son. The lodge is extremely well...More

Thank CMSeattle2016
Response from Candice W, Guest Relations Manager at Jackalberry LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there CMSeattle2016, thank-you so much for leaving this review of your stay at Jackalberry Lodge. It's so wonderful to hear of families coming to enjoy quality time with us in the bush. Hope to see you back again some day.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent staff, great location, amazing food. Book your trip now! We had the most amazing time. Morning and evening game runs. We saw little baby ones everywhere. There’s a cool souvenir shop in the lobby. The people there really care about the wild animals and...More

Thank noelle n
Response from Candice W, Guest Relations Manager at Jackalberry LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello noelle n, thank-you so much for leaving this review!

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Chocolate74
24 May 2018|
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The rooms are far enough apart to be private, but not so far apart that you feel isolated. You also have someone allocated to you, to walk you to and from your rooms to make sure all is well.
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Kathy K
30 December 2017|
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No, unfortunately not. If there is something specific you'd like, then I'd suggest emailing Thornybush so that they can try and source it before your trip. Alternatively South Africa is known to have incredible wines, so... More
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"All rooms are single huts, single occupancy with the exception of the family room which has two rooms."
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"Chalet #5 has a sitting room"
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"This trip booked direct with Cheryl Gould @ Lion World Travel Toronto Canada. It was inclusive with Capetown..."
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"7 lodges with the furthest being 1/10th of a mile from the main area. Every room is amazing!"
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