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    Kambaku Safari Lodge

    Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    • Excellent93%
    • Very good5%
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    “tracker eric” (14 reviews)
    “game drives” (138 reviews)
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    Reviewed 6 days ago

    This lodge was amazing! We loved everything about it! The staff was so friendly and accommodating! The grounds were so nice and the rooms were large. We loved the watering hole where the animals would come up so we could see them as we ate....More

    Thank Mnnair
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I enjoyed my stay for three days. The accommodation was comfortable and the food was excellent. The game drives were very good with the rangers and trackers making sure we all got good views. Good opportunities for photos and plenty of time just watching the...More

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    Thank S1028GCkarenb
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed at Kambaku for 3 nights at the end of October which was perfect .The staff was extremely friendly and always available for questions and valuable insights. Our Safari driver was just great. I really like the way that when we saw an animal...More

    Thank S L
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Enjoyed the 3 nights at Kambaku Safari Lodge. Staff was friendly and tried hard to please. Beautifully landscaped and well kept. Ryno the manager greeted me when I was dropped off by the airport shuttle. He gave me an overview of the lodge, showed me...More

    1  Thank 1dragonlady
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Spent 4 days here in Oct. Had a fantastic time. The staff and guests were friendly. Enjoyed the meals and sitting around the table with everyone from all parts of the world. The Safaris were amazing. We came back with almost 4000 pictures. Thank you...More

    Thank Dawn L
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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Spa
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
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    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • Price range
    • US$327 - US$1,602 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • South Africa >
    • Kruger National Park >
    • Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Kambaku Safari Hotel Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
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    Room & Suite (80)
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    Hotel & Grounds (531)
    Bathroom (9)
    Family and Play Areas (8)
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    vivek2520
    25 April 2017|
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    Response from KambakuOwners | Property representative |
    Hi we do allow children of all ages to go out on game drives. We do advise that you look into booking a private vehicle for your family as standard drives can be quite long for very young children.
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    robalveston
    9 April 2017|
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    Response from KambakuOwners | Property representative |
    Hi sorry for the delayed reply but we most definitely do have fantastic locations for brilliant star gazing opportunities.
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    EllieM0
    22 February 2017|
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    Response from KambakuOwners | Property representative |
    Hi Ellie, Yes indeed all your game drives will be included as well as meals, local beers, soft drinks, tea/coffee etc. Anything further please don't hesitate to ask. All the best, Bryce
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    "Ask for a cabin close to the watering hole"
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    "We were in chalet # 6 and it was great with a view to the watering hole from the porch. Request a chalet..."
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    "all are great, the ones close to the little lake are the best for sure."
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    "All the rooms are nice!"
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