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Kurhula Wildlife Lodge

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Parsons Nature Reserve 155KT | Plotnumber 25, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful location, great accommodations and excellent hosts. Kim & Sander, the owners, make this a very special place. They put care into every aspect of our stay. We had great meals, nice tours and enjoyed the property greatly. The rooms were cute and very clean. I highly doubt there is somewhere that the owners care more than these two and... More 

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Kempton Park, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our hosts, Sander and Kim, made us feel welcome from the time of arrival. We received friendly service during our stay. A tranquil setting with a wonderful view over the Olifants river. The room was beautiful with a comfortable bed and tasteful interior. The meals were excellent, thanks to Kim's fine touch. We had the most amazing close encounter with... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We were two couples that visited Kurhula Wildlife Lodge in April 2015. We had rented a car at Johannesburg Airport and had gotten two houres late. I emailed the lodge to tell them that we were late, and they waited for us to have dinner! The dinner was wonderful South African cousin, and tasted absolutely great! Sander and Kim are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We THOROUGHLY enjoyed our family holiday in simply the most pristine environment in the bushveld, and our hosts, Sander and Kim Verburgh went out of their way to make our stay at their Lodge such a memorable one !! The location, accommodation, hospitality and meals were absolutely phenomenal !! To our mind .. absolutely FIVE STAR !!!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

This was the perfect place to spend some time, the hosts could not have been more helpful or attentive and the food was excellent. Add to that elephants wandering across the grass in front of the excellent room with balcony view of the river and a lot of wildlife to be seen on the private road to the lodge and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We had a fantastic stay at the lodge enjoying every minute of our 6 day stay. The owners Kim and Sander were super helpful and very friendly. We really enjoyed the game drives in the Parsons reserve with Sander and our day trip to Kruger. A highlight was the bush walk with the local ranger...really informative and something different from... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We booked this lodge after reading TripAdvisor reviews - and we were extremely glad we did. After a ridiculous 12K drive on a rock road (as opposed to a dirt road) we arrived at this wonderful place. First - it's right on the Olifants River, which runs thru Kruger, so you get to see animals all day long - right... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We stayed at Kurhula for 3 nights in January. It was amazing! On our first day we drove from Johannesburg to Kurhula which is around 6 hours by car so we didnt arrive until around 730pm - we were a little worried about the road but there was no need! Arriving late we were pleased that they had waited for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Kim and Sander were the best hosts ever. They really pay close attention to details and make their work with passion. The food was amazing. They offed us a full meal (appetizer, entree and desert) and everything was exquisite. The rooms are comfortable and clean and the landscape is unique.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We stayed here for 9 days, the location is perfect and the hospitality is outstanding. On a couple of the days we just stayed at the lodge and we never got bored. Watching the animals and birds in the garden and across and inside the river was relaxing and in the same time exciting, on two occasions we had elephants... More 

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