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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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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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28 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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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28 hotel reviews
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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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Lyons, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The Crocodile Bridge entrance to Kruger Park up to Lower Sabie Restcamp is loaded with wildlife, including the predators (big cats, hyena, wild dogs). Early (as soon as the gates open around 6-6:30 am) on the road viewing is necessary in this popular part of Kruger Park. One morning, I left Lower Sabie Restcamp at around 6:45 am drove 5... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

If you want animal sightings with minimal effort, base your stay in Kruger Park in this camp. Even sitting at the restaurant you can watch buffalo, giraffe, elephants, crocodiles and hippos all enjoying the Crocodile River. Then, once on the road, the animal sightings increase. The camp books far in advance, so plan ahead. There are several types of accommodation... More 

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