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Buckler's Africa

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off R571 between Komatipoort and Crocodile Bridge Gate, Kruger Park, Komatipoort 1340, South Africa
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Largo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The couple that runs this B&B are truly a joy to visit with. The accommodations have an amazing view of KNP across the river and the breakfast is completely excellent. Could not suggest a better place to stay.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our third visit to Bucklers over the last 6 years and is a great place to stay with the Crocodile bridge gate just a few " clicks" away. The view from all the river fronted thatched rooms spans across the river right into the park Just viewing from the garden deck and pool area we saw Elephant herd... More 

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This must be one of the best places to stay near the Kruger. Excellent high-class accommodation - we had a self-catering thatched lodge for four - with a pool from which we watched hippos, crocs, buffalo, giraffe, warthogs and elephants across the Crocodile River. The Kruger park gate is a five minute drive away and we were in the park... More 

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Oerlinghausen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Lovely place, very clean, right on the river - we saw 9 hippos grazing the minute we arrived. Watching them from the nice pool - what an experience! Extremely successful game drives arranged by hosts. Easy access and near to Kruger. We enjoyed this part of the park much more than further in the north. Definitely a good place to... More 

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We spent one night with our 2 kids at Bucker's Africa. We highly enjoyed this place: the garden has a beautiful view on the river, rooms are nice, the breakfast was very good. It is a perfect place to explore the southern part of the Kruger!

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at Bucklers over New Years and it was amazing. The rooms are spacious and very clean. It has all the amenities that you need. We could relax by the pool after a hot day in the park. There were elephants and hippos in the river. Bucklers is amazing and so close to the Crocodile Bridge gate. I cannot... More 

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Karlsruhe, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Great value for money- you can see buffaloes crossing the river or elephants and more. Even worth to stay 2 or 3 nights, we only had one. The breakfast was really one of the best we had. Not so many possibilities to go for dinner but we went to the Mozambique style venue which was quite good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We just loved everything about this little gem......we stayed in the detached two bedroomed self-catering bungalow which gave us total privacy for al fresco breakfasts and evening braiis yet was 10 seconds away from the beautiful main viewing area with comfy loungers and lovely pool. So you get the best of both worlds! The accommodation is of an excellent standard... More 

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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

A great place to stay at the crocodile river. We haven't seen crocodiles in front of Buckler's but in stead there were buffalos, elephants and rhinos. A week before we arrived a group of lions killed a buffalo. Sitting in your relax chair overlooking the river that's what you can see. A beautifull place, very warm and hospital staff and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We stayed there for only one night but the hosts are very friendly and helpful. The accommodation is beautiful with a full kitchen, a very nice bathroom and an upstairs sleeping room. Buckler's Africa is located directly at the boarder of Krugers and you can watch animals drinking at the river! The only negative thing was that it was pretty... More 

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