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Kurhula Wildlife Lodge

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Parsons Nature Reserve, plot no. 25 | PO Box 1929, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you want to experience the real Africa this is the place to stay. Kim and Sander are the best hosts anyone could dream of having, delicious food, excellent company and informative game drives. With an unfenced garden one can only wait and see which animals venture into the garden and we were lucky enough to experience kudu, giraffe, monkeys,... More 

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Buxtehude, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband, our two girls (9 and 10) and me spent four days at Kim's and Sander's wonderful place Kurhula Wildlife Lodge. Right on the first evening, when relaxing on our porch after a long trip from Johannesberg, 2 giraffes just walked by. What a wonderful greeting! Kim and Sander were perfect hosts and they organised a fantastic safari for... More 

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Biberach, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a nice stay with a beautiful view to the olifants river. We saw girafs, antilops and porcupines in the garden and elephants on the other border of the river, Sander and Kim are so kind! But it is a difficult way to the lodge and it takes about 35 minutes for 7 km.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying at the lodge was an experience of a life time, a chance to see the real bush. Kim and Sander, were fantastic hosts. Kim's cooking was incredible, each dish was cooked and presented with care. Sander's game drives were filled with knowledge and facts about animals and the trees. Kim and Sander and their two dogs (very sweet and... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're looking to get away from it all and truly experience the African bush and yet want to spoil yourself, Kurhula is your place. Set on the banks of the Olifants river, there's always something to see. From the family of warthogs rooting for food in the garden, to endless kudu and waterbuck drinking from the river; from porcupines... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 July 28, 2015

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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