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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 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 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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Espoo, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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BushwiseSafaris, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

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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BushwiseSafaris, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

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 

Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

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 

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