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Sibuya Game Reserve & Tented Camp

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   39 Eastbourne Road, Kenton-on-Sea 6191, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything about this lodge was awesome. Location is great with a boat ride from the reception in Kenton-on Sea to the two camps; River Lodge & Forest Lodge. Accommodation is in luxury tents with all amenities one could possibly wish for.The game drives are awesome with enthusiastic,well qualified rangers.Good food and a tranquil environment. This is a big five reserve.What... More

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carol f, Owner at Sibuya Game Reserve & Tented Camp, responded to this review

Greetings Glen J! Your glowing review was like music to our ears as we're all committed to making your stay a wonderful occasion. Thank you! 'Sibuya' means 'we will return'.... so we look forward to welcoming you back. Best wishes from the Team More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

Had a fantastic time at Sibuya with my 4 children(7,9,10 and 14), father and mom-in-law. Ranger knowledge was 5star as was the service. Highly recommended especially for families. Game viewing was great and lions / rest of the animals were in amazing condition.

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carol f, Owner at Sibuya Game Reserve & Tented Camp, responded to this review

Greetings to you COL2450 & the family! So glad that we provided you with a memorable stay & that you rated Chris & the River Camp team so highly! I'll pass on your praises, they'll be delighted as they're very committed to making your stay a happy one... thanks for that! We look forward to welcoming you back in the... More

Bury St Edmunds
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

We actually stayed at Sibuya (River and Forest Camps) in February 2013 and regret not posting this review sooner as Sibuya is truly magical and so are the staff and facilities. Sibuya actually hosted our wedding (although I am not sure this is a regular occurrence) and they really made our wedding day and entire stay incredibly memorable and we... More

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carol f, Owner at Sibuya Game Reserve & Tented Camp, responded to this review

Greetings Sarah & Phil, Hearty CONGRATULATIONS on the little addition to the Daniel family! We hope that Sam brings you a lifetime of joy. We're delighted to receive your wonderful review...many thanks for the kind words. We were honoured that we were able to give you the "South African Wedding Safari of your dreams..." During April, we had three weddings... More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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66 reviews 66 reviews
14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Our three night stay was enjoyable, but it could have been great if a few basics were practiced and a little more attention to detail. The staff were friendly and welcoming, and Bryan, our ranger was fun, knowledgeable, willing and helpful. The reception was efficient and the accommodation was comfortable. The walks along the boardwalk were always exhilarating and pleasant.... More

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carol f, Owner at Sibuya Game Reserve & Tented Camp, responded to this review

Greetings Aeraille! Many thanks for taking the time to post a review- we truly appreciate your input- thank you! We're very happy that you enjoyed your stay at Sibuya & made some memories to treasure with Bryan. Please accept our sincere apologies for the aspects that you enlist in your review. In response, I would like to mention that our... More

Cape Town, South Africa
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I would, and have already recommended Sibuya with no holds barred. The staff is fantastic and personable, knowledgeable and a good dose of humor thrown in. I felt that they really cared about my experience. I got fantastic pics of lions, Cape Buffalo, several groups of Rhino and a host of other beautiful creatures close up. Sibuya maintains an excellent... More

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carol f, Owner at Sibuya Game Reserve & Tented Camp, responded to this review

Hi Ilseallen....thanks for the excellent review...very much appreciated & music to our ears as we pride ourselves in our more personalized approach! Would love to see your pics...perhaps post them on our Facebook site? you were obviously lucky with the lions, they've been elusive lately because of the cubs.Hope you'll revisit us in the not too distant future. Best wishes... More

Stuttgart
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

i just got back from a day trip at sibuya game reserve and this was just a wonderful day - thank you! we were 7 ppl in a group and all of us enjoyed this unforgettable experience at sibuyas. after a short (approx. 1 hour) boat drive, we had a yummy dinner at their camp, before getting on the car.... More

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carol f, Owner at Sibuya Game Reserve & Tented Camp, responded to this review

Hi Stev We're so glad that you & your group enjoyed your Day Trip with Chris & made memories to treasure...this is music to our ears! Thank you for your great review! The next time you're in our area, please treat yourselves to the true magic of Sibuya by spending a night or two in one of our stunning Camps.... More

Dublin, Ireland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We were travelling from Ireland and we were given our overnight stay as a present from South African friends. From the moment we arrived till we left we were extremely well looked after. The accomodation, the food, the tour, everything ran smoothly. Our guide was knowledgeable and funny and made us enjoy our time. It was our 30th. Wedding anniversary... More

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carol f, Owner at Sibuya Game Reserve & Tented Camp, responded to this review

Hi Ana & Sean, Congratulations on your Anniversary! We're so happy that you created memories to treasure here with us & rated your stay at Forest Camp with Bryan so highly. Maybe the next time you come to our beautiful country, you'll return to visit us...after all, "Sibuya" means "We have returned!" Wishing you "Happy Days"...best wishes from us all. More

London, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

The quality of the accommodation, the food, the location and the game and bird viewing are all absolutely superb. From the 45 minute boat trip at the start right through to departure we hada fantastic time and would not hesitate to go back next time we are in SA. We have stayed On a game reserve before and enjoyed in... More

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carol f, Owner at Sibuya Game Reserve & Tented Camp, responded to this review

We really love it when our guests appreciate our piece of paradise as we do! Thank you for the great review! We look forward to hosting you again when next you come to SA. 'Sibuya' means we have returned! Best wishes from us all. More

Calgary
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

We stayed 3 nights in the River Camp and had a great time. I really liked the smaller, more intimate feeling of this game reserve...it was nice to spend time with some of the other travelers from around the world, talk over meals, and have a swim in the river. The tents were great - very spacious, comfortable, and I... More

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carol f, Owner at Sibuya Game Reserve & Tented Camp, responded to this review

Greetings to you Travelgurl from all at Sibuya! We're delighted that we were a hit with you! I'll pass on your kind words to Sean. Thanks for the great review! Please revisit us if you return to our beautiful country. More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

As the website says - your experience starts the moment you step onto /into the boat which takes you to your lodge of choice. All the staff are wonderful and you feel truly relaxed and welcome. This is a wonderful tented camp, very close to nature and animals of all shapes and sizes ; great detail is given to your... More

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carol f, Owner at Sibuya Game Reserve & Tented Camp, responded to this review

Hello Tammy600 We're delighted that you enjoyed the more intimate 'feel' we like our guests to experience while at Sibuya. Thank you! I'll pass on your great review to all at River Camp. We look forward to hosting you again. Best wishes from us all. More

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Address: 39 Eastbourne Road, Kenton-on-Sea 6191, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Kenton-on-Sea
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Sibuya Game Reserve & Tented Camp 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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