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Skukuza Restcamp

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   12 km from Paul Kruger Gate, 39 km from Phabeni Gate | Sabie River, Kruger National Park, South Africa
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent two nights here. The camp is large and very well equipped (even an Avis car rental agency). The store had the best selection we saw in Kruger park. Each evening we bought meat, veg, wine and firewood and had a bbq in front of the hut, loads of fun and very easy. Our accommodations were clean. The wildlife around... More

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East London, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

GREAT - Really good people on staff - welcoming people GREAT museum and library area, such interesting display of Kruger Park history - with the lion skin and the knife from the Harry Wolhuter story as well as cultural artifacts and archaeological discoveries. GREAT - Welcoming, helpful and chatty woman on the till in the shop. GREAT - Good area... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I am a big Kruger Fan - so this review might be a bit biased - but I am keen to give my impression of one of the most beautiful places on earth... 1. Location - Skukuza has a great location beside the Sabie river, lots of bird life. Change of seeing hippos in the river. One of the nearer... More

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Krugersdorp, South Africa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is with a heavy heart that I rate one of my favourite places so lowly, Skukuza camp is the premier camp in the Kruger park. It is it's HQ of operations and has some of the best game in the whole park. The restaurant has ruined the whole camp for me, the staff are horrendous, the service is abysmal... More

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Plainview, New York
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16 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We traveled over a holiday weekend, so availability at the last minute in Kruger was sparse. We had avoided Skukuza in the past because it is so big, but we were pleasantly surprised. There was no line at reception, our bungalow was spotlessly clean and everything was nice. What made it better was the layout of the bungalos - even... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our rondavel was super clean and everything worked well. Had an excellent sunset drive. Had alot of great options at camp and would be wonderful if you were coming here as a family. Staff were very friendly, reception was slightly confusing but fine the next day. Food was not bad. This is a bigger camp so expect a little noise,... More

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Swellendam, South Africa
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29 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One does not really have too many choices in Kruger. The Camp accommodation is government run. There are also a few private concessions in The Kruger (expensive) and other lodges outside Kruger (you have to come in every day) This rondavel was small and the beds okay. Bathroom not too clean. Everything a little run down and in need of... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good location for game viewing. While the accommodation is basic (we stayed on the river which is classed as 'superior') the shower water doesn't flow out so there is water on bathroom floor. Was disappointed that the new restaurant (Cattle Baron) had not opened although advertised as been completed at end of April. Food wasn't too bad! It's all... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Skukuza like lots of the SAN Parks Kruger rest camps misses being a top option. Location great but nothing ever improves. The Rondavel had been updated but bathroom fixtures were not rounded, the grouting was awful and the shower drain full of several seasons of human hair. The new fridge had no lock against baboons or monkeys and did not... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To us, staying in any rest camp at KNP is about the ambiance, and not so much about the rest camp itself. Skukuza is centrally located and allows for game viewing trips in all 4 compass directions. Despite being a large camp, one can still enjoy peace and quiet, especially at night around the barbeque fire (however, this probably depends... More

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Address: 12 km from Paul Kruger Gate, 39 km from Phabeni Gate | Sabie River, Kruger National Park, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Skukuza Restcamp 2*
Also Known As:
Skukuza Restcamp - Kruger National Park Hotel Kruger National Park

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Skukuza is the Kruger National Park's largest rest camp and administrative headquarters. It is situated on the southern banks of the Sabie River. The myriad of birds and wild game in the area is easily spotted by going on bush walks and game drives. ... more   less 
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