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Skukuza Restcamp

12 km from Paul Kruger Gate, 39 km from Phabeni Gate | Sabie River, Kruger National Park, South Africa
Skukuza Restcamp
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at Skukuza for 1 night in a BD2 bungalow. Out of the 3 rest camps I stayed at during my time in KNP, Skukuza was one of my favorites. The camp is very large and has great facilities. The convenience shop is well stocked, and the one site restaurant Cattle Barron served one of the best steaks I... More 

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed over only for one night to be able to travel the road between Skukuza and Lower Sabi where there usually are a great variety of animals early in the morning and to be close to my personal favorite: the bird hide at Lake Panic. The camp is well run and the chalet was very clean and comfortable. Not... More 

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Ventura, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We camped in the Roundavals (we call them yurts) and ate our meals in our Tent camp. the Yurts were nice, basic but very comfortable beds and the showers had good pressure. Our Camp food was fantastic, some of the best meals we had on the whole trip. We had wine each night, and had the opportunity to eat game... More 

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Midlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are overseas visitors but have stayed at Skukusa 3 times before this visit over the past 10 years. Usually we get a cottage on the river but this time we were tucked away on a cul du sac with nothing to see but other cottages. We had a bat in one room which had managed to cover the beds... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second time at Skukuza and second time in one of the strangely named semi luxury river view chalets. These have a really nice position, quiet yet near all amenities. The rooms are a bit ragged round the edges but a bargain price for Europeans. The braai is in the wall which makes it less effective than a normal one. We... More 

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Phoenix, az
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a basic rondaval camp hotel. It is not a luxury stay. It is ideal as it is about 4 km from the Skukuza airport and a great place to stay for about two nights. You can braii (bbq) here. There is a take away / informal style restaurant that has lots to select from. There is also a... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the big five it is best to stay in the south and as we had previously stayed at Lower Sabie we were disappointed that the only accommodation was at Skukuza. We were not disappointed for long. Although it is the biggest camp it still felt small and had that personal touch. The check-in staff were very helpful, the accommodation... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Skukuza for 3 nights; my initial night in the park & my final 2 nights in the park. For all 3 nights, my accommodations were in a LR2W Riverside bungalow. These are situated away from the crowds and are walkable to the restaurant. The view from the bungalows is fantastic and a great way to enjoy sunset,... More 

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Brussels
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here because it is very convenient if you want to take an early morning safari. However, we were not impressed at all! The rondavel we stayed in reeked of some chemical product (creosote?) which stuck to our skin, hair, clothes, luggage..... We had two separate beds. I have never seen dirtier bed linen in my life (blood stains... More 

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sebastopol, ca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean and efficient but basic... we had everything we needed. Close to the store...kitchen area w dishes and table along the porch...strong shower w plenty of hot water. This is an economic option for those who don't want to camp, btw...bought a delicious bottle of pinotage wine at their store for under 50R. They don't gouge on prices...much appreciated. This... More 

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