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Marula Camp

Certificate of Excellence
Tshukudu Game Reserve | KT 207, Portion of Vienna, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
Marula Camp
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an amasing experience and one of the best places that we have visited. The morning walks & game drives were phenomenal with Chris. Would definitely recommend Marula Camp to everyone. Chris and Vicky are great hosts.

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Thank you for the review and kind words regarding Marula Camp. We look forward to your return in the future. More 

Nelspruit, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We got more than we expected! All the staff was VERY friendly and helpful! The chalet is spacious and lovely. Will definitely return again! Extraordinary experience with the cheetahs,leopards & lions!

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Thank you for the review regarding Marula Camp. Thrilled that your experience turned out to be more that what you had expected. We look forward to your return. More 

Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Just awsome. Beautiful clean tents. Although in the middle of the bushveld we didn't have bugs or other animals in the tents. Well equiped kitchen with for each tent/chalet your kwn refrigerator. The staff was excellent and helpfull. We had the most beautiful gamedrives with lots of sightings of lion, buffalo, bucks. After we returned from the drive the staff... More 

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71Vicky1234, Manager at Marula Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for the review regarding Marula Camp. A nice dinner in the Boma after an exciting day in the bushveld is always a highlight - especially if the fire has already been prepared and you are able to just sit down and enjoy the surroundings! Our resident Cheetah love the interaction with the guests and when they have had... More 

Tzaneen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We celebrated my husbands birthday there. The experience was fantastic. The accommodation was perfect, the staff went out of their way to be helpful. We can not wait to return and we are telling all our friends!

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Thank you for taking the time to review Marula Camp. It's great to hear that your birthday weekend was enjoyed and we look forward to seeing you again in the future. More 

Jhb
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Loved it. Will return. Only thing I didn't like was the pillows. Prefer feather ones. Provides an excellent "mid market" game lodge experience. Game viewing was great. Meals at the lodge were excellent. Boma fire eliminates the need for much cooking work for dinner.

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Thank you for taking the time to write a review regarding your stay at Marula Camp. We look forward to hosting you again in the future. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Been in the tourism industry myself (been to Tshukudu,both camps many times since 2006 with guests or solo),not one visit is the same,the game drives with Chris(co-owner) is the best,his knowledge and experience of wildlife you do not get in a book and he share it happily with his guests-YOU HAVE TO EXPERIENCE TSHUKUDU(MARULA CAMP) FOR YOURSELF-

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Thank you for the review written regarding Marula Camp. We are thrilled that although you are a return guest, you still find our service to be consistent and up to your expectations. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Excellent for both accommodation and game viewing. Food and Beverage at the Boma were great and the Game Drives with Andrew and Chris were exceptional and very rewarding. Chris especially has a fantastic knowledge of all animals, insects and birds and is very happy to share that knowledge. Fantastic trip!!!!!!!

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Thank you for reviewing your stay at Marula Camp. We are very glad to hear that you found your stay with us to be enjoyable. Chris' passion for what he does and the love he has for the bush is very evident when he interacts with our guests, and always proves to be a special treat. We look forward to... More 

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Thank you, we had a wonderful few days. Too few !!! We enjoyed every minute. The facilities where outstanding, the games drives where great, up close with the big five !!! I recommend you and thank you for your awesome service and beautiful camp.

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Thank you for the review and the kind words regarding your stay with Marula Camp. We hope to have you return in the future. More 

Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We stayed 2 nights at the camp. Although completely ready for self catering we decided to have all our meals at the main lodge. Food was delicious. Staff was always available and friendly. Our guide (Andrew) was incredible. We saw the big five. Walked with the cheetahs as they tried to hunt. Rooms (chalets) were clean and can take up... More 

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71Vicky1234, Manager at Marula Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Marula Camp. We are glad that your stay with us met your expectations and that you enjoyed the interaction with our Cheetah. It's always wonderful when our guests inform us that our camp was found to be value for money and that our staff are friendly and helpful. More 

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The location and camp quality was excellent. The only negative which does not reflect the overall experience was the evening dinner. We were told to expect a buffet which turned out to be no starter course, and the meal offered was only chicken stir fry or Buffalo stew. The stir fry which was chosen by my wife (from Thailand) was... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with Marula Camp. The Management have taken note of your comments. The quality of the Buffet will definitely be addressed so that it may reflect the standard expected. We are however thrilled that you were happy with the Ranger and the overall experience. We hope to see you again in... More 

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