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Shishangeni Private Lodge

Southern Kruger Park | south-eastern section, bordering Crocodile River to the south and Mozambique in the east, Kruger National Park 1340, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

The main lodge was where we stayed lovely rustic but clean and modern lodge . Friendly and efficient service and the lodge is based in a private concession within the Kruger. Rooms were decent and we enjoyed the peace and privacy of each room. We were fortunate to see lots of game. The only downside I found that the food... More 

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Bollnäs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

The standard of tho lodge was high and the service was excellent! The rangers also provided us with big 5, and also cheetah, hyeenas and more. And most surprising was the amount of rhinos! I´d say we saw totally 30-40 rhinos in our 4 game drives! The sundowners during the game drives and the bbq one of the nights added... More 

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Mildura, Australia
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38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Our cabin was ok. Balcony overlooking the park, bath with windows opening and an outside shower possibly needs a little work but quite comfortable, the staff were very welcoming, the game drives were very good with informative rangers, the food was plentiful. All in all a very enjoyable experience. Would recommend the experience to anyone

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We booked a three day safari at this private lodge and had the experience of a life time. We adored our Guide, Howard, who went above and beyond the call of duty to show us as many animals as possible. The only one of the big 5 we did not see were leopards. We saw a pride of 10 lions... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

We visited this lodge this weekend and had fantastic cheetah and leopard sightings. 3 Cheetah and 5 leopards in one day. Staff were friendly and the group enjoyed their stay tremendously! Game drives in the area are about the best the Kruger has to offer. Food was great and rooms were comfortable, clean and inviting.

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South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Clean, comfortable and spacious rooms. Friendly staff eager to accommodate and with genuine smiles and concern for how the guests are doing. We were fortunate to have Dixon as our ranger for the game drives and he made our stay a five star experience. His knowledge and experience, his style in sharing and informing us, his passion and commitment to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Booked a 2 day visit as an add on for our trip to Johannesburg. What a great idea! The lodge and accommodations were pretty good. Food was above average (but for some reason, no fresh fruit despite driving past lots of farms on the way to the lodge!). The best part of the trip were the game drives. Our guide,... More 

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

Ideal location for wildlife viewing. Great staff with friendly smiles. Clean and tidy accommodation. Easily accessible via crocodile bridge. Delicious culinary delights. Will definitely go back. Enjoyed every minute .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Our family experience (2 + 1) in Shishangeni Lodge was truly an awesome experience. Tranquil, almost surreal stay with impalas for company, no disturbance at all from fellow guests etc. Thambokesi is a great host, took care of us like family. Would highly recommend for others. Both Harrold and Promise were great game drive guides, we got to see the... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Shishangeni was a big disappointment for my husband and I. We visited as an add-on to our honeymoon and were constantly under-impressed by the attitude of the staff, a total lack of ambiance in the lodge (no fire in the freezing-cold dining room in the middle of winter), and the lack of respect for the park and for the animals.... More 

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