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    N'kaya Lodge

    Guernsey Road, Kruger National Park, South Africa
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    Reviewed 24 March 2016

    It is almost impossible to put into words the amazing experience we all had as a family at N'Kaya Lodge; I shall try....We were dropped at the larger 5 star Waterside Lodge on arrival at Thornybush and awaited our transfer to N'kaya. We were collected...More

    Thank louisagibb
    Response from NKaya_Manager, Manager at N'kaya LodgeResponded 20 July 2016

    Thank you very much for taking time to send a review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and that we could send you of with great memories.

    Reviewed 24 February 2016

    While I had looked at the pictures online, I wasn't exactly sure what to expect when my friends and I arrived at N'Kaya Lodge. Whatever I imagined, N'kaya far exceeded my expectations. N'kaya only has 4 rooms (which are absolutely beautiful) which made our stay...More

    Thank Alexa K
    Response from NKaya_Manager, Manager at N'kaya LodgeResponded 11 March 2016

    Alexa, thank you sooooo much for this great review. Yes, we had a good time with you and you friends, and would love to see you all back here. Thank you for sharing so much about your country with us, we have also learned a...More

    Reviewed 1 January 2016

    We were not supposed to stay here because we wanted a more luxurious lodge - Jackalberry. But East Cape Tours and Thornybush Reservation Department (Diane and Michelle Naidoo especially) were very incompetent dealing with our request for Jackalberry. We fully paid the 4 nights at...More

    5  Thank Mikiduta R
    Response from NKaya_Manager, Manager at N'kaya LodgeResponded 11 March 2016

    Thank you for taking time to write this review. It was very nice having you here and I am sure you have a lot of photos to share with friends and a lot of interesting stories. Very glad that you got to see the elusive...More

    Reviewed 28 December 2015

    I stayed at N'kaya Lodge over Christmas. Nkaya is a little lodge comprising of four rooms. It is very homely and the couple who run the lodge, Lenai and Andre are a huge part of the reason why this lodge scores highly in my review....More

    1  Thank Amrit R
    Response from NKaya_Manager, Manager at N'kaya LodgeResponded 11 March 2016

    Thank you very much for the nice review, we are glad to hear that you have you had a great time with us.

    Reviewed 30 November 2015

    Have just found time to write this review as we traveled to N'kaya lodge back in July. What a great peaceful place to go see the big 5. The lodges are very roomy and comfortable as are the grounds with the small pool for a...More

    Thank akpLondon
    Response from NKaya_Manager, Manager at N'kaya LodgeResponded 25 December 2015

    Thank you for a great review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and it is always nice getting people back for another visit.

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    • US$585 - US$716 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Thornybush Private Game Reserve
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