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    Umlani Bushcamp

    Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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          US$510
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          Overview
          • Excellent91%
          • Very good6%
          • Average1%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
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          “tree house” (83 reviews)
          “bush camp” (37 reviews)
          Free Internet
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          Breakfast included
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          Special Offer: Kruger Safari option
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          Reviewed 25 February 2016

          I spent 10 days in Umlani bush lodge 2-12 February 2016 and I travelled alone. I have been travelling a lot in Africa and I can really recommend this small (8 huts) authentic African bush lodge. The food was of good quality and all drinks...More

          1  Thank anneberit2016
          Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded 10 March 2016

          Thank you for your detailed review on TripAdvisor we appreciate you recommending Umlani to other travelers and we look forward to your return visit. Best regards marco

          Reviewed 15 February 2016

          From the airport where we were picked up until the moment they dropped us again at the airport the whole stay was pure pleasure, lovely, smiling people, perfect service, good food, possibility to meet other people, lovely moments during the sun downers with sweet service...More

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          1  Thank 577klausb
          Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded 19 February 2016

          Thank you for the lovely review it was a pure pleasure to read and we would love you to come again in the future. All our best Marco

          Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

          We cannot recommend Umlani highly enough. We had a fantastic stay there, for 3 nights. We stayed in one of their great family tents (with children aged 11 and 9) which was perfect. All of the staff were so attentive and friendly, helping to make...More

          1  Thank Vicky G
          Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded 19 February 2016

          Thank you for the great review we appreciate you highly recommending Umlani to other travelers. I am also pleased you enjoyed the tree house experience and mentioned "A MUST DO" . We would love to welcome you back one day again. Its a big pleasure...More

          Reviewed 9 February 2016

          My first time in South Africa, my first confrontation with African wildlife. It was everything I expected and much much more. Umlani is a small bushcamp, so never too many people around. The accommodation is very good, with comfortable beds, good showers, and all huts...More

          3  Thank mollandaise
          Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded 19 February 2016

          Thank you for the very good detailed review I am glad it was everything you expected and much more. I was pleased you found the team friendly and efficient,Andrew and Ephraim are happy they were mentioned. It was our pleasure and we hope you get...More

          Reviewed 9 February 2016

          The Camp and staff are delightful. This is not a luxury camp but one where you have a genuine feel of a "safari" You will see all the animals which one would expect and follow them off track into the Bush. The food is good...More

          2  Thank Stephen B
          Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded 19 February 2016

          Thank you for the delightful review of Umlani we appreciate it .We glad you found the food ideal for family holiday and that you would return to Umlani which we hope happens one day. all best Marco

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Free Internet
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
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          • Price range
          • US$449 - US$634 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Family Rooms ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 10
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          • Kruger National Park >
          • Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
          • Also Known As
          • Umlani Bushcamp Hotel Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
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          Rebecca F
          Can anyone give me examples of the food that is served and what it is like? thanks
          18 November 2016|
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          Response from Lizzie86_1 | Reviewed this property |
          Breakfast after Safari was proper breakfast. Eggs made to order, toast, bacon, fresh fruit. One day we had lamb "bacon"! Lunch was salads and meat of some kind. Dinners were ox tail, lamb, etc. Usually one or two choices... More
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          Kim Van N
          Hello, I'm looking to stay in either May or August of 2017. I know Umlani is essentially electricity-free. That being said, am I able to charge small electronics - camera batteries and mobile phones - in the rooms? Also, is hot water available during the day/morning for showers? Thank you!
          21 September 2016|
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          Response from Schiess | Property representative |
          Hi Kim We use gas geysers to heat water for showers these gas heaters work on demand. Hot/warm water is available any time you require it. We have a solar powered charge station for electronic devices cameras , cell... More
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          misbms
          Do the wheelchair accessible lodgings have roll in showers? Are there grab bars at the toilet and in the shower? Can a person in a wheelchair roll up to the sink in the bathroom? Thank you.
          23 August 2016|
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          Response from Schiess | Property representative |
          Hi there Hi there We have a one Rondavel (unit) that has grab rails in the shower and the toilet . Let me know if I can send you pictures ? Regards Marco
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          "The huts are all well spaced and in great locations near the bar, dining area and swimming pool."
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          "Hut #1 is located the farthest from the other huts and offers a bit more privacy"
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          "Pools may have some overnight visitors looking for a paddle!"
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          "When uncomfortable with the idea of close animals, ask for a hut more inside the ring instead of next to the..."
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