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Lower Sabie Restcamp

Kruger National Park, South Africa
Lower Sabie Restcamp
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 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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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my favourite rest camps. The view is not as nice as Olifants but it is still a very pleasant view over the Sabie River, especially at sunrise and sunset. The reason I like this camps is because the cabins are nicer than average, it always has green grass and shaded areas for the kids to play... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose Lower Sabie rest camp because of its location. We spent every evening in the restaurant watching animals coming to drink from the river while eating delicious dinner. The camp itself is old, but quite well maintained. We stayed in basic triple room with old furniture but with working fridge and AC. That was everything we needed. There are... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at Lower Sabie for 2 nights in a BD2 bungalow. The camp is very large and has good facilities. The convenience shop is well stocked, and the one site restaurant Mugg & Bean had enjoyable food & nice service. It also looks out over the river giving you nice views during the day. Our bungalow on arrival had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We stayed here for one night. We had an apartment without shower/toilet, but this proved not to be a problem at all as the common facilities were nearby. The camp was booked full, but we did not find it crowded at all. Nice and calm.

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Maniago, Friuli, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We spent 3 nights in Lower Sabie. It's a very popular rest camp: while not reaching the magic atmosphere of Satara, it's in a fabulous locations and the views over the river from the fence, the riverside bungalows and the restaurant is very difficult to match anywhere. We got a BD2U bungalow, which is near the fence, with a view... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Lovely setting, great revamped accommodation, super lookout and restaurant and heaps of choices for game drives. My favourite loop is to head down Croc bridge way and do the Duke dam loop, or if time permits all the way down the tar and back up the dirt. Crossing the river and heading north us great for cheetah. Past sunset dam... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We stayed in a perimeter view chalet. Nice outlook over the Sabie river . Room functional but needed a refurb. Clean and well looked after. The Mugg and Bean caters for a lot of people and is now a smooth efficient operation. Ate breakfast there often and thought it was the best M and B in the park. Fantastic view... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I stayed at LS for 2 nights in a perimeter (riverview) bungalow BD2U. Last trip, we also stayed in a LST2U safari tent. The view from both is fantastic and you can hear the wildlife at night (hippos, hyena etc.) and great place to enjoy the sunset, and if you are still in camp, the sunrise (with a morning coffee).... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at Lower Sabie for two nights during our stay in Kruger. It was one of the more popular camps because of its location on the river which drew a lot of animals in. From the restaurant alone we saw hippos, crocodiles, elephants, and water buffalo. Even booking 6 months in advance the bungalows with bathrooms were already all... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Lower Sabie has some of the best wildlife in the Kruger Park. However, the bungalows are poorly maintained. They appeared to be old and dirty, with a very loud aircon and almost no water pressure. Unlike other camps you have no privacy from other guests as you and your neighbour stare right at one another due to the bungalow design.

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