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Chapungu Tented Bush Camp

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Reviewed 13 December 2017

As part of our honeymoon adventure in South Africa, my wife and I recently stayed at the Chapungu Tented Camp in Thornybush for 3 nights and we absolutely loved it. It was without doubt the highlight of our whole trip. The camp is in the...More

Thank Dan W
Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Chapungu Tented Bush CampResponded 15 December 2017

Hi there Dan W, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this review! I'm thrilled that you had such a wonderful time with us, especially considering it was your honeymoon :) Looking forward to seeing you back one day. Take Care.

Reviewed 1 December 2017

Me and my wife stayed at Thornybush Tented Camp for 3 nights in November for our honeymoon. We couldn't be happier with our experience. The accommodation is great: luxurious tents, bath tub on the balcony, breakfast/lunch/dinner areas etc. Also the wild animals are walking around...More

Thank Stijn1986
Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Chapungu Tented Bush CampResponded 7 December 2017

Hi there Stijn1986, first of all congratulations on your wedding - how wonderful that you chose a safari for your honeymoon! And what an incredible sighting of an elephant, just outside your front door :) Looking forward to having you back again with us. Take...More

Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

My 19 year old son and I visited Chapungu and couldn't have been happier. All the common spaces were open to the outside, and our tents were luxurious. Unlike other parks in Thornybush, it is an unfenced camp so elephants were roaming through the property....More

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Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Chapungu Tented Bush CampResponded 1 December 2017

Hello barbsinging, thank-you for taking the time to leave this review, and your kind words. Hope to see you back again in the future. Take care.

Reviewed 24 November 2017

We stayed in the Thornybush Tented Bush Camp for two nights in the midst of our trip to South Africa. It was our first safari experience, and we loved it. The daily routine is as follows: - Knock at the door at 5 am wakes...More

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Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Chapungu Tented Bush CampResponded 24 November 2017

Hi there Scott B, thank-you so much for leaving this review! I'm thrilled that you got to have such an intimate encounter with an elephant, definitely a memory worth keeping - and of course the practice of having a sundowner every afternoon :) Take care.

Reviewed 5 November 2017

Chapungu is one of our favorite places to stay. The staff, food, service and wildlife experience has been consistently excellent of the years. The 14,000 hectare private conservation adjoins the Greater Kruger National Park – no fences means the wildlife is free to roam between...More

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Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Chapungu Tented Bush CampResponded 6 November 2017

Hi there naturewise, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave a detailed review! I'm so glad that you had such a wonderful experience at Chapungu - it really is a special place :) Hope to see you back again at some point in...More

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Smitha S
16 November 2016|
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Dear Smitha, Unfortunately TripAdvisor does not allow us to forward e-mail addresses or websites. Please however google Thornybush Luxury Game Lodge Collection to reach our website address. Kind regards, Jackie... More
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There is a laundry service. We had bought all the safari clothes and people wore everything including jeans and t-shirts. We were here at the end of November and it was cold in the morning. Warm hats, neck gater, gloves were... More
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Jennifer D
9 June 2016|
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Afternoon Jennifer, a bottle of house wine is approx. R130, local beer R16 per can and soft drinks around R15 per can. Payment may be made in our local South African currency, ZAR (South African Rands). Warm... More
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"All tents are on the river bed (luxury tents)"
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"There are no differences in the tents, there are only eight in total, the lower numbers are a little closer."
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"5 was the closest to the common area"
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"Don't worry about the thin netting windows, the lions won't bother you unless you give them a reason."
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