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Lukimbi Safari Lodge

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Kruger National Park | Malelane Area, Kruger National Park 1320, South Africa
Lukimbi Safari Lodge
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Stellenbosch, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was excellent, and I would recommend this to any family !! Great Staff and service which makes the experience just more memorable !! Amazing food accompanied by a even better wine list!! Guides and trackers are highly skilled aswell!

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a holiday we had at Lukimbi Safari Lodge. If you want to see the BIG 5 and more close- up this is the lodge to chose. We couldn't fault it if we tried. Our game driver "Sheane" and "Tom" our lookout were the best. we saw everything you could wish to see really close up but Sheane our driver... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fantastic safari lodge. The lodge is great, with friendly staff and good food and wine. We had a comfartable suite with private swimming pool so we could relax between the drives in the bush. One drive in the morning, and one in the evening. We had a great experience and saw a lot of animals, including elephants, black and... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lukimbi is the place to be if you plan a trip to the Kruger. We were provided the service beyond what we expected. Have visited quite a few private camps in the Kruger and Lukimbi is absolutely the best. The staff, Sean, Shelley, Jaco, Kim, Stranger, Gloria & Lybon went out of their way in treating us to the best.... More 

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Indianapolis
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you think of potential once in a lifetime trips, this one rings the bell. Game drives awesome - saw all of the big 5. Bushwalks to the river to watch hippos, awesome. Resort is excellent. Staff superb. Food magnificent. To top it off - the last night of our stay we watched a lion pride take a gazelle. I... More 

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Westport, Connecticut
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Ladies and gentlemen, we have a winner! I needed to go somewhere and do something extraordinary. Lukimbi provided that experience. Sean, our guide, is the best! He is educated and dedicated. The trackers are first rate, the staff is fantastic, the food is tremendous, the place is very clean. The owners are accommodating, flexible and generous. While very expensive, it... More 

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Halifax
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

the rooms here are really beautiful and the staff are so friendly and helpful . The went out of their way to make our 25 th anniversary so special . We returned from dinner to find a cold bottle of champagne in our room and a tub filled with hot water. The game drives were spectacular as well . We... More 

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Kristiansand, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

On our first safari drive, only 500 meters from the lodge, our excellent tracker "KK" spottet three leopards in a tree - on the same branch, the mother with two youngsters, one female one male, 8 months old. Our fenomenal and knowledgeable ranger Chris managed to move the vehicle into a perfect position. We studied them for at least one... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Came here for our honeymoon in December 2014. This is a fantastic property. The rooms are beautiful and the food is excellent. Rangers and trackers were friendly and knowledgeable and we saw plenty of animals including the Big Five. You are definitely not "roughing it" at Lukimbi but we really enjoyed having the excellent amenities to come back to at... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

My husband and I arrived at Lukimbi just before Christmas - we had no idea what to expect as we had never been on safari before. I was a bit concerned it might be a bit rustic - I was wrong! It is wonderful. Our lodge was at the end of the walkway and it was amazing. We had an... More 

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