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Bushwise Safaris

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PO Box 909 | Marloth Park, Marloth Park 1340, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Maputo, Mozambique
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice place - personlized service. Great location. Wild frontier - indeed. Hearing the hippos an lions, so authentic. Owner was helpful and friendly. The staff arranged the safari cars and was sharing stories. Was like staying in somebodys home. Not new, but rustico in a nice way - character. only, bathtub can be nice but much prefere good shower to... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The location of the lodge is excellent, with a view over the Crocodile River and Kruger National Park. The tranquillity of the area and friendliness of the owners and staff is really something to experience.

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South Glastonbury, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit to Bushwise, and again we were not disappointed. Annette had taken care of planning our game drives, morning walk in Kruger and full day safari. Tim and Viljoen took very good care of us thereafter, whether preparing a meal for the 6 of us on the full day safari, repeatedly driving us to Crocodile Bridge... More 

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South Glastonbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit to Bushwise, this time for 3 nights, and we were not disappointed. Annette had taken care of planning our game drives, morning walk in Kruger and full day safari. Tim and Viljoen took very good care of us thereafter, whether preparing a meal for all six of us during the full day safari, repeatedly driving... More 

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Boksburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 2 nights at Bushwise Safari Lodge and we really enjoyed our stay. The owners Tim and Annette were extremely friendly and made us feel quite at home. The food was great and the staff very pleasant. The room was comfortable and very clean. The view from the top balcony was awesome and to hear the roaring of the... More 

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Emalahleni, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Value for money (DBB), very friendly hosts, Bigs ups to Veljoen and the ladies in the kitchen for the braai and the candle light dinner. The lodge is situated at a perfect location along the the river and Kruger Park game fence. We even heard a lion roar close by whilst sitting around the fire. The logde has a touch... More 

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BushwiseSafaris, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Petros, It is always great to welcome a corporate group here at Bushwise. I bet a lot of the world's problems were solved around the camp fire after dinner :-) It is only a pity that you could not stay for longer. Next time.... Annette More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We spent 02 nights and again we had a pleasant stay. The lodge is well situated and has a stunning view to Crocodile River! Comfortable rooms, good food and service. It is our third time at Bushwise Lodge! I highly recommend it. Thank you Tim and Annette for the lovely stay! See you in October!!!

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BushwiseSafaris, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Juliana It was nice to have you all here again, it's always good to have our guests return time and again. We saw the lions in front of the lodge just after your departure. The bush is dry now making for good sightings as all the animals come down to the river on a daily basis. Looking forward in... More 

Nelspruit
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Owners are awesome people they make you feel at home. Very nice situated and great views. Food was also very good. I would really recommend people to go and stay here. Great value for money will surely go again.

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BushwiseSafaris, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

Hi again, Glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Good thing that we are only 100 km from you home town Nelspruit, you guys know the way now, hopefully we see you back here again soon. Until next time then. Annnette More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We wanted a home base for our first trip to South Africa, a place to feel secure and start to learn about the country while being close to nature. Nature is all around the lodge; not only is Kruger Park fence 50 feet from the lodge, but all the rooms overlook the Crocodile River (don't worry - on other side... More 

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BushwiseSafaris, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

Well hello again you two gorgeous ladies, My grandson (5 years old) has lost his heart on your daughter (12 years), he thinks she's the best thing since popcorn :-) I want to make use of this opportunity to thank you both for the way you treated our staff (our guide and lodge assistants/chefs). They really love being appreciated for... More 

Polokwane, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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Hi Thank you for the review means a lot coming from some one that is in the hospitality industry. Hope you had awesome 4by4 trip in Kruger Tim More 

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