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Bushwise Safaris

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PO Box 909 | Marloth Park, Marloth Park 1340, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Nelspruit
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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BushwiseSafaris, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

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 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

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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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 

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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 

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