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Kuname River Lodge

5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Karongwe Game Reserve, Tzaneen, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited Kuname for 4 nights as part of our honeymoon adventure and it didn't disappoint. It was our first safari experience and it certainly will not be our last. From the moment we arrived we were greeted by Anita, Andre and the Kuname team who couldn't have done enough to make us feel more welcome. The room was spectacular... More

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first safari and our joint 50th birthday treat. A big thank you to Anita, Andre, Peter, Sandy & staff for making this extra special. The food well what can we say? Excellent, lots of it, all to scrummy and to a very high standard but be prepared for the gym on your return! The game drives were... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the reasons that we chose to stay 4 nights at Kuname River Lodge was because it has 5 Chalets with potentially a maximum of 10 guests. However, when we arrived we found that there were 17 guests in total staying at the lodge and the attached Manor House. On our first afternoon game drive we had 10 people... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I booked the Kuname lodge based on the positive comments I read on this site so really didn't know what to expect as this was our first trip to South Africa. I have to say that the lodge exceeded our expectations on every level. If I were to characterize what set the Kuname River Lodge apart, it was undoubtedly the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We stayed here for 3 days as a family, my husband and I and our 3 daughters on May 24 to 26, 2014. We found our time at the Kuname River Lodge truly unforgettable! It was an amazing first time safari experience for us! We actually saw the safari Big Five only after three game drives! (Thanks to our capable... More

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This was our first safari so really didn't know what to expect. I don't think it could have been better the lodge was great with amazing views from the main lodge and the chalets with own balconies overlooking the river. The food was out of this world Sammy and the staff really looked after us. The trackers Peter and Sandy... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This place is really home away from home, specially with the hospitality of Anita and Andre you can never go wrong with this place. Only bad thing about this place is that you will put on a few pounds from the yummy food that the chefs cook there. Game drives are amazing and the Ranger Peter and the Tracker Sandy... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

As soon as you step into Kuname you feel relaxed, welcomed and looked after. Anita is the perfect hostess, the chefs are exceptional and everyone working there greets you with a smile. Our guide Oli and tracker Mosco were brilliant, so dedicated to giving us an amazing experience...which of course they did!! This place really is special.

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London, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We visited Kuname as the 2nd safari of our honeymoon. Having got used to another lodge and absolutely loved it, we were slightly apprehensive as to whether this would compare but it most certainly did. From the minute we arrived, Anita made us feel like nothing was too much trouble and it was total relaxation. Our room was big and... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

A great big thank you to all the staff at Kuname for making it the most wonderful experience. From the second we arrived we were made to feel welcomed and relaxed. With the knowledge from the ranger Morvan and the tracker Sandy we didn't miss out on anything. We spotted the Big 5 on our daily Safari treks. Thankyou for... More

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Address: Karongwe Game Reserve, Tzaneen, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Tzaneen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Kuname River Lodge 5*
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Kuname River Lodge is an exclusive 5 star, 10 bed game lodge situated in the Karongwe Private Game Reserve in the Limpopo Province. Kuname which is 4.5 hours drive from Johannesburg and 45km from the Kruger National Park is easily accessible by both air and by road and offers some of the best big 5 game viewing and bird watching opportunities in Southern Africa. ... more   less 
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