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Kuname River Lodge

5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Karongwe Game Reserve, Tzaneen, South Africa
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Buxted, null, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a rather delayed review as we visited Kuname back in July 2013, but I'm trying to keep my promise to my wife that I'll comment more on good places! We arrived at Kuname due to a bit of a mix up in bookings...we had originally booked a tented camp which was "closed" for some reason, and were initially... More 

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South Cave, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A huge thank you to the team at Kuname for there hospitality and Safari experience. It was our first safari so we had no idea what to expect but we wanted a small intimate safari experience away from the more touristy large complexes and this is exactly what we got. We stayed for 4 nights and we were on our... More 

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Hermanus, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This is a very nice small lodge on the banks of the Kuname River, which was dry at the time of our visit. The room we had was nicely appointed and included both an indoor and outdoor shower, as well as an outdoor bath. The lodge provides two game drives a day and our guide, Jeffrey, was excellent. We saw... More 

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

In an incredible scenery a very nice resort and Andre, Anita and staff had only one goal: to serve us a fantastic stay. Far away from the busy world you have very nice rooms, we had no.I, very clean and all comfort, safety box, coffeestation, minibox etc. Every day 2x a 3h-gamedrive and within 24h we had the Big-5. Breakfast,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

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 September 6, 2014 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 August 16, 2014

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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Manila
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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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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*
Number of rooms: 10
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