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Chisomo Safari Camp

4.0 of 5 Cabin/Campground   |   Tzaneen Road | Big Five Karongwe Game Reserve, 1384, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you looking for an experience where you feel you are sleeping under the stars, in the wilderness and still having all the comforts of a modern hotel room...then Chisomo it is. While they are said to be one of the 4* properties in the karongwe portfolio, I felt more like a 5* service was being delivered everyday. From the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We stayed at Chisomo for 2 nights on the long weekend of 15th June, and we were blown away with the standard of hospitality and the luxury of our tented accommodation for such an affordable price. The drive from Johannesburg was exhausting, with then potholed road leading up to the Karongwe national park leaving us irritated and tensed.Upon arrival we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Chisomo met our expectations and beyond, we loved this place. We had a fabulous group in our vehicle with Solomon and Sunday as Ranger and Tracker, they were amazing and gave us an experience of a life time, with no request to hard, this safari was the highlight of our South African Holiday

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

It was a fairy tale experience. We stayed in tented accommodation - really comfortable. On return from evening drives - which were a little chilly as it was winter - the tent had been heated and the room prepared. We saw the big 5 - out rangers were friendly and helpful. The food was wonderful. Completely faultless.

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The idea of staying in a tent in a game reserve is a dream that many people have. But we dont want to rough it. Chisomo is the answer! The en-suite tents are luxurious and very spacious. Off course this time of the year it gets quite cold in the tents, but it is a small price to pay. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

This was out first time in Africa and Chisomo was our first Safari experience. Out first impressions were outstanding! The rooms were really nice. Sometimes images can be misleading but the canvas rooms were fantastic. They were also made up each morning on our return from the morning drive and prepared for bed upon our return from the evening drive.... More

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We were unsure about staying here as some recent reviews were quite critical. Actually, the camp exceeded our expectations. The staff were friendly and efficient, accommodation clean and comfortable and the food excellent. The game viewing was outstanding thanks to our guide and tracker who were very experienced, enthusiastic and patient. The best! Many thanks to all who made it... More

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Wonderful and friendly atmosphere.Lots of animals thanks to our very patient and skilled guide and tracker.Highlights include leopard and young ,cheetah with cubs, and lions.Food was also very good.Thanks for a very special safari.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Newly refurbished tented safari camp in beautiful surroundings. By all accounts we should have seen very little in the rainy season with lush green bush - but we did, courtesy of our very enthusiastic guide Keenan and our tracker Colin. We spent four nights and five days at the camp and took in all it has to offer: night drivers,... More

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Saskatoon, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014 via mobile

This was the end stay of a trip that took us to lodges in Botswana (Chobe) and Zimbabwe (Victoria Falls). Having gotten used to other lodges that went above and beyond in terms of hospitality and guiding experience, Chisomo is very cold, cost-savings oriented and unfriendly in comparison. The good points are that the rooms are clean and beautiful. The... More

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Address: Tzaneen Road | Big Five Karongwe Game Reserve, 1384, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Mpumalanga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Chisomo Safari Camp 4*
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