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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a wonderful four days in Chitwa. The manager Kevin and his wife Melanie were very kind and caring and nothing was too much trouble. Our accommodation was fabulous, with our room was spacious and very well situated. Our driver Surprise and tracker Ralph made our drives very funny and most interesting and the stops for coffee in the... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Chitwa Chitwa is the stuff dreams are made of. The accommodation is picture perfect and you are made to feel part of the Chitwa family immediately. Kevin and Melanie make you feel welcome and immediately at home and are the perfect hosts - knowledgeable, friendly and great fun. The villas are set in the most idyllic location and so perfect... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Chitwa Chitwa in May 2015 and were amazed by the facilities, the staff, and the wonder of the bush. Melanie, Kevin, Chantal and Stefan were gracious hosts and each and every member of the staff catered to our needs. Obviously, the highlight is the twice diry game drives with Surprise and Ralph..in af Ddition tonaharing the wonders of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful welcome on arrival by Manager Kevin and Melanie and reception and all staff. Our stay was made exciting By our ranger and tracker for all the sightings of the big five.Accommodation and food awesome. Thanlyou for a great experience all round. Andre and Sherryn

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Chitwa Chitwa exceeded our expectations. We knew we were staying at a luxury resort, but had no idea it would be this 'once in a lifetime' experience. I cannot say enough. Our room was impeccable and maintained several times daily. The daily bush rides were always different and always fun and exciting (Surprise was so much fun as out guide).... More 

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Aurora, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a perfect vacation at Chitwa. Our hosts - Kevin, Melanie, Chantel and Stephan were spectacular. The food, the accommodations, the game drives were all well beyond our expectations (which I would describe as very high!) We can only hope that we get the opportunity to visit this amazing place again. Thank you!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful stay and can't thank the staff enough. My wife uses a wheelchair and although the lodge is reasonably flat the management went out of their way to make our stay perfect by putting in wooden ramps wherever there was a step. Even the step up to four poster bed had a ramp! Somebody was always on hand to help... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

What a fabulous destination for a fruitful safari experience & thoroughly relaxing accommodation. We had a fabulous guide & tracker (Harly & Moses) who were incredibly knowledgeable & highly skilled. They were also great fun & the game drives were really enjoyable. We felt very fortunate & managed to see elephants, leopards, lions, rhinos, hippos, Buffaloes, hyenas, giraffes, wild dogs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I can't thank the staff enough for the excellent job that they did. All of the staff were kind and courteous and went the extra mile to make sure our stay was even better than we could have imagined... thank you Pinkie for babysitting the Children! All of the staff showed exceptional knowledge about the local wildlife and were able... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This is a lodge with a artistic flair. The staff are nice and Chantal and Stephan run a nice lodge. The animals when we were there were plentiful. The room was lovely. The deck is painted black so it does get hot, so wear your sandals if by the pool. The wifi could be better but you are in the... More 

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