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Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Reserve

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P O Box 781854, Kruger National Park 2146, South Africa
Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Reserve
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Chitwa Chitwa is situated in the Sabi area which is known for their Leopards. That aspect didn't disappoint as it rarely does in that region! The Leopard sightings are like no other in South Africa. The lodge however, doesn't live up to the standard of some of the others in the area. The only really good points were the rooms... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were here celebrating our wedding anniversary and what a truly remarkable experience! They made it so incredibly romantic for us and we also had the best game viewing experience. We saw everything we wanted to see, the big 5 plus more and our guide Surprise was amazing. Leo and Claudia made sure our stay was nothing... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

MY wife and I were overwhelmed with the class that Chitwa Chitwa presents to its guests. The lodges, the food, the service, the twice daily game drives all AWESOME! We would go back there in a heart beat.

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Georgetown, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are yearning to return to Chitwa Chitwa. We had such an unforgettable time last June when we were guests of Claudia and Leon and their beyond excellent staff. We hope to finalize arrangements soon and take my mother-in-law with us to have an experience of a lifetime. Not a week goes by that I do not think of either... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a fantastic 5 day Safari at Chitwa. After a rather long, dusty drive by transfer (main roads before getting to Sabi Sands Gate have not been paved by the government), we arrived to our personal oasis - Chitwa Chitwa. Claudia and Leon, the managers, could not have been more welcoming and gracious. We were given a welcome drink... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Our 4 day safari adventure at Chitwa was truly unforgettable and certainly the highlight of our 17 day African adventure. From the moment we arrived, Leon and Claudia welcomed us warmly and made us feel we were in for a very special treat. How right they were! The lodge and our private villa were fabulous. The ambience of the entire... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Chitwa Chitwa could not have been nicer . The accomodatons were absolutely beautiful.. The food was amazing and plentiful. The game drives were awesome. The 2 managers of the resort, Claudia and Leon could not have been any nicer. They are very attentive to any special needs that you may have. I highly recommend this place to everyone !!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This is the second time we have been to Chirwa Chitwa and I would love to return again! Fabulous rooms and shared areas make you instantly relax, the staff are amazing, food and wine is good and the animal sightings excellent. We were lucky enough to get Surprise as our ranger and Ralph as our tracker. Surprise is fantastic, so... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This was the last of 3 luxury stops on our magical honeymoon and we had clearly saved the best till last. From beginning to end the experience was magical. We arrived a little late but they had held the afternoon game drive for us. Nothing was too much trouble from beginning to end. We had the newest of the individual... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Believe the superlatives! We had the most unbelievable time at Chitwa Chitwa in June 2014 as part of our honeymoon. This was our first time ever on safari and it totally exceeded any expectations we had. Minutes into our first game drive (with Hallie and Moses) seeing a leopard laying out have a snooze my husband turned to me and... More 

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