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KwaMbili Game Lodge

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PO Box 1188, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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Vigo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This is a small lodge in the Thornybush game reserve, providing the usual safari program (sunrise game drive, breakfast, lunch, sunset game drive, dinner...). The lodge is unfenced (a great bonus) and composed of a few (3-4?) bungalows and tents. Accommodation is rustic, as expected, but very comfortable (great sleep quality, A/C, nice balconies). There is no TV and no... More 

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Heerlen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

On arrival the staff is waiting with refressing towels. The tents are comfortable and decorated with a personal touch. The food is excellent. The game drives were full of thrilling encounters. Black rhino sniffing our safari vehicle, elephants telling us to give way. Good old Marvin back on the scene and bathing hyena's. The dinners were special and especially the... More 

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Halmstad, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

One of the best safari experiences we've had with lots of good sightings. The guides were excellent and told us a lot about wildlife and nature in a really interesting way. Among other things we had a real treat ending up just next to the drama of some lions taking down a big wildebeest! The lodge is really good to... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We spent two nights in KwaMbili game lodge, and we loved every minute of it! The game drives with Brad and his tracker, he told us so many things about the animals, birds, in such a loving way. And the hospitality of Kirsty and her team, it was amazing. The last night they served dinner in the bird hide and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We were treated as VIPs all weekend , 3 nights in a luxury tent hearing the lions roar during the nights. We Loved every minute we spent at KwaMbili and out on the drives. .. Black & White Rhinos,elephant hurds, impalas. .and ..and ..and more.

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