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Welgevonden Game Reserve, South Africa
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Nungubane Game Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A thoroughly enjoyable experience. Saw 4/5 of the "big 5" ( missed a leopard sighting by a day). The lodge itself is a little dated as are the rooms and bathrooms but it didn't detract from the experience. The setting is gorgeous. The game is stunning and plentiful enough to enjoy fairly regular sightings. Lizzy the cook and host was... More 

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Sundsvall, Sweden
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We stayed here last year and came back this year again. The lodge is cosy and has all we want. Nice rooms, nice staff, great managers. Hein and Eloise are so skilled and could answer on all our curious questions, from stars in the sky to creepy crawlies. The drives were great. The lodge takes max 10 guests and it's... More 

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Maui, Hawaii
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Visited Nungubane in early August this year with our family - grandparents and teenage kids - nine of us in total! Can't say enough good things about how great an experience we had - from the game drives with Nathan where we saw everything from Cheetah and Lion cubs to Leopard, Cape Buffalo, Rhino, Elephant and Giraffes - to the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We stayed at Nungubane Lodge as a couple. The drive was an easy 3 1/2 hours from Johannesburg on good roads. The last 16K was on a dirt road to the West Gate where we were met by our guide then a 30 minute drive on a land cruiser through the reserve which gave an early opportunity of game spotting.... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This is a lovely Private Game Lodge in a glorious part of South Africa. About 3.5 hours drive from Johannesburg to the main gate of the reserve, where one leaves ones car. Guests are collected from there and it is a further 40 minute drive on a Land Cruiser to the lodge with the possibility of getting a first viewing... More 

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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

Where to start as there is much raving to be done about this place......I think first place belongs to Hein and Elouise who were simply the perfect hosts making you feel not like a stanger or guest but welcome visitors in their home at the same time as being always the utmost professionals. Elouise was always there to assist with... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We stayed as a couple for four nights in July 2014. The trip from Johannesburg is a very comfortable 3 hours by car on good roads. We were met at the West gate where we left our car in secure parking and we were taken to the lodge by Petras, our guide for the next four days. Our thatched chalet... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

I stayed with 3 friends for 4 nights at Nungubane and enjoyed my time immensely. Rooms are beautiful and very clean, staff is very friendly and courteous, food is amazing!!, and the game drives i just loved! Very different sceneries in that reserve, which makes the drives always exciting. Nungubane has 5 private lodges, all have there own personal touch.... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

I would highly recommend this Lodge for friends, couples and families... the service is outstanding. Sam our safari driver was full of knowledge, experience and was super friendly. The meals were of high standard every day and the lodges were very clean and tidy. It was a lovely private holiday with a personal touch from Lourens and all of the... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

We had a very good time at Nungubane. Apart from the initial hic-up with our pick-up at the gate, the rest of the weekend was great! The lodge is very beautiful, the room nice, clean and spacious and I just loved the bathroom (also appreciated the special touch off decorating the bath with candles, etc. our last night)! The staff... More 

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Address: Welgevonden Game Reserve, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Waterberg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Nungubane Game Hotel Waterberg

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