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Lukimbi Safari Lodge

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Kruger National Park | Malelane Area, Kruger National Park 1320, South Africa
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent one night at Lukimbi on 30th December 2014, having travelled by car from Jo'burg. We stayed in an amazing safari lodge with all the amenities you can imagine - and more. Our stay exceeded all our expectations: the accommodation was fantastic, the food and service were first rate and the game drives with our ranger, Kim and Stranger,... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

First class everything: location, facilities, service and game experience, delivered with a personal touch and understated elegance, all in the middle of an African park. Everything in this place has been designed, created and is run with great vision and the outmost care for detail: from the location by the river where the animals come to drink and eat from... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The 3.5 days at Lukimbi was an experience of a life time. The professional and friendly staff; the authentic luxury African style accommodation and the breath-taking safari tours were simply outstanding. Cuisine prepared by a 5-star chef and her team was sublime, breakfast, lunch and dinner. Food sensitivities and allergies were catered for without fuss. Our group had the whole... More 

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Knysna, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fine dining and Silver Service for 30 guests in the middle of the Bush, under a Jackalberry Tree, on the banks of the River, orchestrated to Perfection - congratulations to Sean, Shelley and an unobtrusive, efficient and oh so professional a Team. Gloria and Empress, all their colleagues, thank you for caring to every smallest detail- Craig, Thomas, Shane and... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This operation is a class act all the way. I have extremely high standards for vacation travel and I would recommend Lukimbi Safari Lodge 100+%. The staff (from general help and food services to tracker and ranger) were quite exceptional and totally delightful. The room - our own studio apt, really - was amazing, the food was amazing, the views... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lukimbi to me has it all. Stunning accommodation, friendly passionate service and food and wine selection that can compete with top restaurants, oh and don't forget about the game viewing. Being in Kruger and while in a private reserve made for an unforgettable experience. Sean our guide was great!

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An unbelievable experience! The lodge accommodations are stunning, the staff is incredibly attentive....the drives were amazing...above and beyond our expectations. We highly recommend LUKIMBI for an awesome safari experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having been on numerous safari holidays in different lodges in the past, I knew I would be hard to please. I always want a camp that's as close to nature as possible, right in the middle of the action with as little human interference as possible. It was perfect. The camp is unfenced, so that many animals were in the... More 

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Cat Spring, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to South Africa numerous times- and were at Likumbi in June.- Likumbi and their other property Indube are both terrific. Likumbi is larger than we usually like but the layout made it feel more intimate. All of the staff was helpful and made us feel welcome. Our guide was very enthusiastic and knowable, and quickly grasped our... More 

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Johannesburg
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is not your every day bush lodge.5 star plus! Certainlyit expensive but has no pretentiousness! Book early! Request a layout of the rooms! Lukimbi is a concession = National Parks gives you a license to run a lodge within KNP. Staff have a 12 % ownership and loyalty kicks in after 3 years being employed by Lukimbi. This is... More 

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