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Kruger National Park, South Africa
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Tremisana Game Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Tremisana Lodge for 5 days with my parents. The welcome with the night drive followed by a bush braai was memorable and well organized. The Lodge itself is beautiful and the guides are amazing. Very friendly, informative, polite and they have the amazing ability to spot all kinds of animals even in the dark. Respect for... More

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VivaSafaris, Manager at Tremisana Game Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Gobat family Thank you for the review. I am very disappointed that you found our service so poor. However I believe the review is misleading starting from the heading. You even rated the accommodation ( rooms ) 4 out of 5. The issue of drinks is not reported fairly. The clients expected free drinks - I am not sure... More

Malelane, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I will always make a point of visiting Viva Safaris. As a Tour operator myself, i have only the best treatment from the staff and most important, my clients that i take there. Thank you Piero and all your staff at Viva safaris. I know the industry and all its challenges very well, and I am simply amazed every time... More

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Dubrovnik, Croatia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had the most mazing trip and I really enjoyed my stay at the lodge. I am definitely coming back soon. The staff was great and made us feel welcome from the tie that we arrived. the sunset drive was fantastic and we loved seeing the African sunset. we saw a lot on this drive and we loved the braai... More

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Festus, Missouri, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms were very clean, with comfy beds and a/c. The meals were served on a patio facing the open bush so you have a chance wild animals may walk by during your meal. The pool is small but clean and refreshing from the heat .

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Belarus
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I decided to take a vacation after loosing my father. A safari seemed like the best option and it turned out great. The animal sightings were great and the endless chats with rai and alice helped and comforted me greatly. Not only did i find a place to see great animals i made beautiful friends and sisters. My top sightings... More

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Kempten, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Stayed for 5 days on Tremisana Lodge with Viva-Safaris company. I found Tremisana Lodge is an amazing place getting a Safari with Viva Safaris. Peoples are great, yammi Food, nice Rooms and excellent familir Safari Programm which is done with max. 8 peoples in a Jeep. Guides are also weel known about Kruger Area (animals, nature side and local things,...).... More

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Betty's Bay, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

I love Tremisana! This was my 2nd visit! Food is excellent, all staff are friendly and helpful, rooms are clean. Bongani is a wonderful guide who has an obvious love of nature and is so knowledgeable.

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Pivka, Slovenia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

I visited this lodge with my small family. It was one of the best holidays that we have had in a while. We stayed at a hotel in Johannesburg before hand and the driver came and picked us up exactly on time as indicated o n our voucher. It was impressive considering the hectic traffic in Johannesburg. After 9 we... More

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VivaSafaris, General Manager at Tremisana Game Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Riley Thank you for a lovely review. I am very pleased to know that this was one of the best holidays you have had in a while. We are especially pleased that you enjoyed the drives , the food and the accommodation. Perhaps the most important compliment is that for our staff - we are always happy to know... More

Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

All together we had a nice experience and have enjoyed every day. We were not aware of the size of the country and the related distances. The transfer from Johannesburg takes about 6+ hours whereby the last halve will provide you with a beautiful rolling mountain scenery of the country. I got some beautiful pictures out of the car. We... More

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VivaSafaris, General Manager at Tremisana Game Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Mike Thank you for a very constructive review. I am especially glad that you enjoyed the lovely scenery en route to Kruger Park. I am pleased that you loved the game drives and the bush walk - it is always exciting to get close to hippos in the Olifants River. I am glad you liked the bush at our... More

Palm Springs, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014 via mobile

My stay at this lodge was quite memorable. I made long term friends and memories i will never forget. I got to the lodge after a long drive from Johannesburg. I made friends on the bus as we came down. When we arrived we were welcomd by Rai . She welcomed us with refreshing granadilla juice.. and quickly briefed us... More

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VivaSafaris, General Manager at Tremisana Game Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Marcus Thanks for taking the time to write a great review ! I am extremely pleased that you found the safari with Viva Safaris both " memorable" and "fantastic". It was great that you saw all Big Five in one day - I am pleased that you found our guide knowledgeable. It is always pleasing to management to hear... More

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Additional Information about Tremisana Game Lodge

Also Known As:
Tremisana Game Hotel Balule Private Game Reserve
Tremisana Game Hotel
Tremisana Game Lodge South Africa/Balule Private Game Reserve
Address: Kruger National Park, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Balule Private Game Reserve
Amenities:
Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 11 Specialty lodging in Balule Private Game Reserve
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Tremisana Game Lodge was a founder member of the Balule Game Reserve. Tremisana is the largest and leading lodge in this section, having a total of 12 chalets plus a two-bedroomed guesthouse. We can sleep a maximum of 35 guests. Every unit is en suite ( shower, toilet, basin ) and all units are air-conditioned.The lodge is serviced by two excellent boreholes. Its proximity to the tar road means Tremisana is easily accessible all year round, including the rainy season. The presence of lions, elephant and buffalo necessitates the maintaining of an electric fence around the camp. Perhaps the most striking feature of Tremisana Game Lodge is the beautiful gardens. The presence of numerous bougainvilleas and various palms and cycads gives the camp a subtropical feel. Water features add a soothing effect and the overall feel of Tremisana is very relaxing. At night, the subdued light from the illuminated paved walkways lend a romantic and magical flavour to this outstanding camp. ... more   less 

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