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Nungubane Game Lodge

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4.5 of 5
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Welgevonden Game Reserve, South Africa
Nungubane Game Lodge
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Overijse, Belgium
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155 reviews 155 reviews
60 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked at this private bush lodge on a last minute basis and were not disappointed. We got the excellent private bush treatment (as one expects in a private game lodge). The lodges are very private and one does not have to close curtains in order not to be seen by others. There are trees and bushes all around the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a week of luxury spent at Nungabane Game Lodge, sitting in the Welgevonden Reserve. We enjoyed 14 game drives with the deeply knowledgeable and passionate Jacques (and Nathan), who taught us so much about the African bush, as well as leading us to some once in a life-time sightings including four of the BIG FIVE and a lion on... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an incredible stay at such a beautiful safari lodge. After an easy transfer from Johannesburg airport we arrived to the lodge and were greeted with welcome drinks, hot towels and a tour of the lodge. Our chalet felt so secluded as there is lots of foliage separating the chalets which means you feel like you are totally at one... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My Husband and I had the most fantastic two night stay at Nungubane. He had been here before with work colleagues and insisted that I must come back with him this time. We were thoroughly looked after by the team, not only on the game drives by the very knowledgable Nathan, but also by all the housekeeping and kitchen staff.... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Arrived at Welgevonden Game Reserve where the Nungubane lodge is located. We were met by Nathan who is to be our game guide during our stay. The lodge is located about a half hour from the West Gate along a smooth dirt track and the Range Rover is quiet and comfortable. The lodge is very well-done and our room luxurious.... More 

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Australia
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We spent a wonderful 3 nights here with family and friends. Everything exceeded our expectations including the game sightings. Jacques was extremely knowledgeable and very entertaining on the game drives. The rooms were super comfy and the food was delicious. The staff were extremely helpful and all in all it was a wonderful experience. We would certainly return to Nungubane!

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Berkshire
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

A perfect stay, Eloise had the housekeeping under control, everything was clean and neat and lots of really nice touches. Food was hearty and good quality, the oxtail was the best ever. Really good game viewing thanks to Nathan, he was good fun and made sure everyone was well looked after on the drives.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The lodge itself is beautifully decorated, the rooms with extra touch- an outside shower besides the shower and bath inside, everything with some leaves for decoration, and the balcony straight to the reserve. Nescaffe facilities in the main house makes everything brighter and the food delicious as well as beautifully served. Also the staff is a great part of it-... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We just spent three nights at Nungubane with our two teenage daughters. Welgevonden is an easy 3.5 hour drive from Jo'burg and we were warmly welcomed at the gate by Jaques with a cold beer for our efforts! We just loved the six game drives with did with Jaques (and Nathan on one evening) and were hugely impressed by his... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This is heaven on earth! I spent two days in late December being totally pampered by the wonderfully happy, generous staff at this lovely lodge.The cottages are sumptuous with big bathrooms and lots of windows so you can continue to connect with nature as you soak off the dust from your game drive. Welgevonden, the reserve in which Nungubane is... More 

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