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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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Johannesburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have traveled widely and had all kinds of experiences. This was one of the best. Seeing animals in the wild, elephants, rhino, hippos or giraffes, is a very memorable experience. Lukimbi has created the perfect ambience for a safari adventure with very knowledgable guides like Zane, superb surroundings, large private cottage-suites, a main lodge that opens to the surrounding... More 

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

We approached Lukimbi Lodge on a private peaceful road littered with game. We could feel this road was taking us somewhere special as it meandered away from the crowds into the heart of the bush. At the entrance to this oasis which literally melts into the bush we experienced a warm relaxed and friendly welcome by Shelley Sean and Brighton... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I accompanied a group of 34 here as part of a world cruise land program and I have to say, it was such an incredible experience from start to finish. There was not one thing of which I could fault, except maybe more time is needed here! All of the staff from management to the guides and trackers, wait staff... More 

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Libreville, Gabon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We stayed at Lukimbi for 2 nights and it was stunning! We really enjoyed it. The rooms were clean, the food was excellent and the staff was friendly. I was surprised about the food as I wasn't expecting to have such delicious meals. The staff were so friendly and helpful, they made us feel at home. Our ranger Craig and... More 

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Fritz Creek, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Let me start by saying, we don't usually stay in all inclusive, high end accommodations. For our final 2 days (of a total of 9 days) in Kruger National Park we decided to try this and experience totality. It is not what I would want for a steady diet but it was quite nice. From the time we pulled up... More 

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

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 March 17, 2015

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 March 10, 2015

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
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

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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