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Gwahumbe Game & Spa

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D368 Road, Mid Illovo 3750, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Durban, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bush Camp was an excellent weekend getaway. No cell phone service witch was great for the weekend, Many nice 4x4 tracks, full of animals and excellent service from the staff. Many nice braai areas.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very picturesque. A great place to chill. Connectivity is not that great which could be a blessing in disguise. But a place which is tranquil. Not a great place for game - not a big 5 game reserve - they have only one rhino. A place to enjoy if you want peace and quietness. The rooms are basic but good... More 

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Southbroom, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you for a lovely stay at Gwahumbe. We felt so relaxed and your staff were very friendly and helpful. Loved the location and the rooms are nicely done. Thank you to the chef for a delicious dinner. Will definitely be back.

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Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We have visited Gwahumbe 3 times in as many years and each time we leave wondering why we don't visit more regularly! Gwahumbe is the perfect playground for the 4x4 enthusiast (my husband), the spa meets the needs of the stretched mother (myself) and the abundance of game at this spectacular location is a reminder of how privileged we are... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

A lovely place with great hospitality, just a pity that the roads are so bad, even in a 2X4 we struggled so ended up seeing no game. However food was delicious!!!! And the scenery is amazing. We walked around the grounds and loved every minute of it

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

So close to the city, yet so far away from the world. This place feels like being in the middle of nowhere and if you go during the week in low season, like we did, you feel like the place is totally yours. Perfect for a relax couple of days with your partner, and the perfect combination of a little... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Staff were friendly and accommodating and the service was exemplary. So glad we chose here for a morning of pampering at their Spa. Will definitely spread the word and plan another trip here when back in South Africa.

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Manager_Gwahumbe, Owner at Gwahumbe Game & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. We are delighted that you chose Gwahumbe for your day and look forward to welcoming you back. More 

Amanzimtoti
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Always an amazing visit - very special. We will back time and time again. Food was great as always. The SPA experience was amazing and the staff were excellent. Rooms very comfortable. This is about our 10th visit and we will keep going back.

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Manager_Gwahumbe, Owner at Gwahumbe Game & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you the Zulbergs for taking the time to write your great review. We are thrilled that you once again enjoyed your visit. We can't wait to welcome you back for your 11th visit! More 

Durban, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

All crew returned happy and full of positive emotions. Good peoples arranged a tour. Beautiful nature and landscapes. We had two trips with two teams. A second team was lucky to see more wild animals. One remarks to staff: please repair 4x4. Crew was happy, but got tired pushing a car that got technical problems. But... another adventure 

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Manager_Gwahumbe, Owner at Gwahumbe Game & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad your team enjoyed themselves. We do apologise for the Landcruiser trouble but would like to assure you that both vehicles are fully operational again and ready for game drives! More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I have known and been going Gwahumbe for a number of years and it is a very special place for me and my family. This is one of the most beautiful places you can go to and with a true Africa feel. Amazing

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Manager_Gwahumbe, Owner at Gwahumbe Game & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Kat, Thank you for your wonderful review. The Karlsen family is very special to Gwahumbe and we love welcoming you back. More 

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