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Bushwise Safaris

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PO Box 909 | Marloth Park, Marloth Park 1340, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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BushwiseSafaris, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

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 

Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had such a wonderful time at Bushwise Safari Lodge! We only had a few days at the lodge and Tim and Annette really worked with us and helped us chose activities for our short trip! Very hospitable. Beautiful property, and everything was great! Nothing bad to say. Food was great. It was our 11year anniversary and the dinners were... More 

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BushwiseSafaris, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Halle Thanks so much for your kind words and lovely review, it is such a pity that you could not stay for longer. The full day safari and sunset drive are definitely two of our most popular activities. The behavior of the animals during the day and at night time are completely different. On the sunset drive you also... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Had an awesome time at Bushwise, my family loved and enjoyed it, the kids had a ball with the pool...the home cooking meal is to die for. We would highly recommend Bushwise...its the best!!! The room had a lovely view...facing the crocodile river and the Kruger park across the river. Lovey walking trails...we took a walk stunning!!

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BushwiseSafaris, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Hlobsile Our guests all went to bed and Tim and I decided to spend some time in the pool in the beautiful moonlight - this time of the year the water is nice and warm even at night time. The sounds of the bush at night are amazing, it feels like one has to whisper not to break the... More 

Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Had the best stay at Bushwise Safaris and can strongly recommend it. Familiar and friendly staff. Very nice lodges and genuine food. Affordable game drives in Kruger Park is arranged by the staff. Simply excellent!

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BushwiseSafaris, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Erik I feel so guilty because the only time I had available to spend with the two of you was during our trip from and too the airport. My apologies that I was so busy during your stay. It always warms the heart to hear that our guests had an amazing stay with us and enjoyed all the safaris... More 

Halmstad, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

A familiar, friendly, "no problem" place to be. A small but very nice pool from where you can relax and spot wild animals very close. Excelent guides!! Thank you David:)) We stayed in the "new" house wich was very, very nice!!! We can highly recomend this place!!

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BushwiseSafaris, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Jorgen You were one of those couples that we would just love to welcome back here, David also mentioned that you were so appreciative about everything and really nice company to be with. Glad you enjoyed it here and you had a great game viewing safari - after all this is why people come here for isn't it, to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We enjoyed a lovely stay at Bushwise Safaris during December.We enjoyed the amazing views from the pool area; Staff were extremely welcoming and thoroughly enjoyed dinner at night in the boma. Would highly recommend staying here.

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BushwiseSafaris, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Bianca Thanks so much for the lovely pictures of the swimming pool in the moonlight and all those stars, glad you and Awie made the most of it. I think it was the perfect place to come to for your anniversary as this was the exact same place he asked you to marry him not so many years ago...... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We spent 3 days at Bushwise Safari in a family trip. This place is really beautiful, so quiet, with a kind of magic as you enjoy a wonderful view of the crocodile river below, hear the hippos at night and enjoy your dinner under the stars. Our stay here was amazing, Tim and Annette are really kind, they do and... More 

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Bushwise S, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

Hello again So glad you got your camera back at last, hope to get some of the nice pictures that you took. You were a lovely group of people to have here, pity I could not spend more time with you all. We have a family gathering of 21 people at the moment - some of them from overseas. Great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We had a great time at Bush wise, we lived with a view of the river and saw hippos from the pool .Tim and everyone who worked there made our time there a memory full time and helped us in every way when we got problems of any kind. The food was good and eaten outdoors under the stars. The... More 

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Bushwise S, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Yvonne Christmas is such a special time of the year, thank you for your kind words and choosing Bushwise Safaris for Christmas 2014. We had a real Kodak moment yesterday when a giraffe decided to join in the fun at the swimming pool. He walked pass and peeped over the side of the pool to see what the guests... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

everything ok. We spent a nice Holiday together with two safaris. The Meal also was enjoyable and the people was supportive delivering infos, etc. Just some trouble upon our arrival with the hot water, but promptly solved.

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Good morning to you Appreciate your review. I'm sitting on the balcony watching a big herd of buffalo drinking from the river, having my binoculars at hand, admiring the abundant bird life in the garden. My 'Spotted in the garden' list now on 98 species... We sure live in paradise. If ever you return to our beautiful country do come... More 

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