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Bushwise Safaris

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PO Box 909 | Marloth Park, Marloth Park 1340, South Africa
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Polokwane, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Warmly welcomed by the owner himself. Delicious 3 course meal in the boma- staff friendly and very efficient! Great bar on the deck for after dinner drinks! accommodation beautiful- luxurious bath and very comfortable bed. Great ''one on one'' contact with all involved at the lodge- Home away from home!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 2 nights at the main lodge and a full day in the Kruger with an experienced Ranger. Lodge perfectly positioned as it overlooks the Kruger and the Crocodile river and without going anywhere game is visible daily and the sounds of the wild occur nightly. Marloth Park is busy but still expect visits to the lodge by antelope, zebra... More 

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BushwiseSafaris, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Barry Good to have you come and stay at Bushwise for your bush break away. Our day safari in Kruger was exceptional it is not ever day we get to see 3 Cheetahs on a successful hunt. Was great to to share a good whisky with you while watching the sun set over the river with that big elephant... More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 4 days at Bushwise and couldn't be happier with our choice! Excellent service, meals and location to to view animals on the river even if you don't go into Kruger but we did and would highly recommend it. Vellum (I am not sure if this spelling is correct) was an exceptional host and guide for our day in... More 

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BushwiseSafaris, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for the review and choosing Bushwise for your visit to Kruger. We all at Bushwise enjoyed having you stay with us and your company in the evenings chatting about your days activities. Kind regards Tim More 

Espoo, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Great location at near Kruger National Park just besides the Crocodie's river where guests can enjoy the wild fauna. The walking path along the riverbank is amazing and not dangerous. The hotel facilities are idillic and the hosts completely friendly. I look forward to return some day.

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BushwiseSafaris, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for the review and had hope you had a good trip to Mozambique. The walks along the river can be very productive we had a sighting of a big male lion in front of the lodge with a great black main the biggest I have seen. Let us know the next time you are in Maputo. More 

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Location Location Location - Right on the Alligator river looking out onto Kruger Park, Bushwise Safaris provided a fantastic base to explore the surrounds. Tim & Annette really went out of their way to make sure that what ever I wanted to do, could be done. I did a full day Safari, Sunset Drive, Kruger Walk with armed guides &... More 

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Hi Paul, First of all I must tell all our previous and future guests about Paul's experience while tiger fishing. He had a 2 kg beauty on the line for a while, reeling it in nicely, but then an even bigger tiger fish decided that was his lunch - took it off the hook and left Paul with only the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Great location on the river overlooking the Kruger Park allowed us to view game on the river banks from the minute we got there. Great hosts who accommodated us well from the rooms, meals and activities. Lovely plunge pool, boom and bar!

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BushwiseSafaris, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Helen, It was an absolute pleasure to have you and your family stay with us. You were one of those 'low maintenance' groups who were appreciative about everything, your children were very well behaved (Believe me - we had a few monsters here in the past :-) and it was great to see how you all enjoyed it here... More 

Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Super accommodation and food and easy trip to the park. Views of the Crocodile river from the room. We self drove and despite summertime and thick bush we saw lots of animals including 4 of the big 5 - no leopards! and many birds. The breakfast was excellent and staff friendly, informative and efficient Definitely recommended!!

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BushwiseSafaris, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

Phil and Penny It was great meeting you both, thanks for the nice evening and interesting conversation, Pity you could not stay longer. Always nice to hear that our guests enjoyed their stay with us. Please come visit again any time. Tim More 

polokwane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Natural beauty, welcoming staff, excellent service beyond expectation, safe and peaceful. loved it a lot. e will definitely recommend. I will go back anytime. thank you so much. it was amazing trip...

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Hi Eugenia Thanks so much for your kind words. We corresponded so much before your arrival date it felt like a friend was coming to visit! Glad you had a good time at Bushwise and looking forward to see you again in the near future. Tim and Annette More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Our 30th anniversary 7 night stay at Bushwise was simply the best experience ever. Tranquility is king - no TV nor radio just the sounds of wild animals and serenity, Their hospitality was amazing both from the host & staff. It was a home from home experience, nothing was too much trouble to make your stay as pleasant as possible.... More 

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BushwiseSafaris, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Craig Thank you for choosing Bushwise to celebrate your 30 year anniversary it was was our pleasure to have the two of you at the lodge we are looking forward seeing you next year and having the pleasure of showing your son and family what an exciting experence it is to go on Safari in Kruger. Hope you have... More 

Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We have been to Sabi Sands private game lodges twice (yes, top choice if you have the money). We have been to Kruger Sanpark lodges 4 times (you are ready to get out of gates as the sun rises but although the lodges are now better than 10 years ago, they are still sort of basic...). Marloth Park an Bushwise... More 

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Hi Kati Tim and I just came back from a cycle tour. We've been riding on the Panorama route - slept in the bush where ever we got tired, it was magic! One night we slept near one of the many water falls along the way and had a lovely picnic breakfast when we woke up - it rained during... More 

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