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KwaMbili Game Lodge

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PO Box 1188, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
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    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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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Groesbeek, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights. Had a lodge, service was good, staff really made the difference. Excellent gamedrives, saw lotts of animals, big five in one day. Very competent guide and spotter. Lost our spectacles during a gamedrive, staff found them back within the hour. Food was very good. Because of the fact that it was a small lodge,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights as part of our honeymoon and it couldn't of been better. Our accommodation in one of the tents was perfect and being able to hear the lions roaring in the night was a truly special experience. We were very lucky with our game viewing and saw the big 5 and so much more. The... More 

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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We had very little idea of what to expect when we booked this only a few days before turning up, and having been told it was camping we held our breath and were utterly blown away. The staff and rangers were so friendly and knowledgeable, the food was absolutely wonderful, the tent was beautiful, clean, stunningly amazing to stay in,... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We stayed here in May during with our family with 2 little girls of 5 and 7 and what a lovely stay we had. The family cottage is ideally situated near the living area. Even though the lodge is unfenced and you need to instruct the kids not to run around by themselves, this lodge is great for families. They... More 

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Fochville, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

My Husband and I had a lovely stay at Kwambili lodge. All the staff went out of their way to make it special for us. We loved the romantic night at the hide for dinner watching the porcupines and civets roaming around.We were very fortunate with our sitings of leopards.The bundo bashing we did following the leopard was very exciting!Thanks... More 

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Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Our stay at Kwa Mbili was one of the highlights of our holiday in South Africa! We slept in a very comfortable and cosy tent and we could hear the animals during the night, which was very exciting. Our shower was kind of outdoors, first I thought this would be strange, but absolutely no - it was amazing! The food... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

If you are looking for a unique, private, memorable and soul warming experience then stop searching and stay here! KwaMbili lacks the commercial 'machine' like quality that most umbrella owned lodges have. Instead it has an abundance of unique charm and character that will make you want to give up your fast paced life of chaos and move to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

A more detailed article will be written but this is a heads up to say that KwaMbili and the team there do a fabulous job to make it the most memorable experience that we had from our holiday! Gamers and trackers follow paw prints right up to the animal and we had fabulous sightings of a tiger with its kill,... More 

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Port Elizabeth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

My husband and I went up to the lodge this last weekend. We could not fault a thing, food delicious, well presented, accommodation fabulous, people so friendly. Had amazing sightings, lovely reserve to explore. I can very much recommend it as you certainly get a bush experience

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

A Very authentic South African experience. Accommodation is modest but very clean with nice touches to make the experience special. The game drive format is standard but the guides are very accomodating and informative. The big five although sometimes tough to find were effectively tracked. The food was outstanding with a mostly African cuisine. The staff were so attentive and... More 

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