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Simbambili Game Lodge

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Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Kruger National Park 1363, South Africa
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Sussex By The Sea
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed three nights at Simbambili and absolutely loved every second of our stay. Kristina and her team were brilliant. Discreet, friendly, helpful and with great attention to detail. We loved all three of the dinners that we had and especially the special surprise dinner. Thank you. Stanley runs a superb bar and we enjoyed all of the wines we... More 

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a truly amazing stay at Simbambili just before Christmas. The accommodation is luxurious and with only 8 suites, it feels very private. The service is outstanding – Christina, Stanley and the rest of the team looked after us so well. The game drives were spectacular. Doug is an incredible guide. He’s highly informed and got us close to... More 

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3 Thank nikkibingham
Detroit, Michigan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome place; can't go wrong; spent 2 nights over xmas ; with 2 teens; safari drives were spectacular.....just go..dont ask questions. Tons of animals....elephants; rhinos; hyenas; lions; Accommodations were great. Watch out for the baboons in your pool!!

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Thank surfsurgin1
Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I travelled with family members to experience a unique once in a life time experience of a safari. The staff is great, excellent knowledge of the animals, nature and overall surroundings. The food was remarkable with amazing surprises which only made the dining event unique. We were able to see the Big 5 an even more marvelous creatures and surroundings... More 

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Thank Martin C
Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic safari lodge. Knowledgeable tracker (Mumps) and Ranger (Lazarus) meant that we saw lots of animals we expected and many that were a surprise. The food was excellent, with plenty of variety and surprises. The beer and wine tip top. Wildlife all around the lodge! A highlight was fulfilling a dream of walking in the bush, where we got up... More 

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Thank super95
Melbourne, Australia
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150 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

Simbambili Game Lodge has really excellent staff and passionate guides. Tristan is a great professional with extensive and detailed knowledge - one of the best guides we have experienced with support from his very good tracker, Mamps. We experienced close hand all the big 5 plus Zebras, African Dogs, Impala, Warthogs, Giraffes, Hyenas, Baboons and monkeys - the 'full suite'... More 

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Shell Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

This was the second of two reserves that our travel company booked for us. We loved that it only had 8 lodges. We were greeted with such friendly staff members. We were booked in the Water Hole lodge. It was simply stunning! The view from the room and deck was breathtaking. We were assigned a "butler" and he was perfect.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

Regarding the safari and accomodation, I agree with all the other reviewers and we did see the big five on our first afternoon, (The driver, Sipps and tracker Service never give up).The only niggles I had was the very short time (20minutes-30) you have to get prepared for your evening meal after the afternoon safari and I found the meals... More 

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Thank Stewart_Tauber
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

The moment you enter the Resort you straight away feel the level of Luxury and surely feel the value for money spent. Located in Kruger National park, This small resort has excellent rooms, sit out views and over looks a small pond, where one can easily see wild animals coming. They organize excellent Park Drives in open Land Cruzers and... More 

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Thank SaJa20
Buckinghamshire
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33 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

We had the best experience here and we have visited several other game lodges in other parts of Africa. This was definitely one of the best. The individual lodges are beautifully appointed and have everything you could ask for. They are also very private. We were in the dry season but if you come when there is water in the... More 

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