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Sable Road, Kruger National Park, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed two nights at Toro Yaka ( you need to stay longer!) Steve, Nicole, Tom, Ridwell, Goodman, Kira and the girls made us feel like we were part of their extended family. They were extremely helpful & friendly. We were in the 'Rhino Room', it was spacious, clean and had everything you needed for a short stay. The food... More

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Dartford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Im going to start the review with my last memory of the lodge. It was about 10:30 and we had just finished breakfast after a stunning bush drive where we were tracking a large male Lion which was an amazing experience in its self, but then the reality that we were at the end of our time with Nicole, Steve,... More

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Breda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the 7th time we have been with Steve and Nicole and the staff. It is a dream to stay their. Everything is perfect and special. the Bush is beautiful and peaceful. When you have ones been at TOROYAKA you will come back. 👍😍

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

What an amazing bush experience! The game drives were amazing, the ranger was knowledgeable and experienced and the drives were very informative. We came very close to the animals, an exciting experience that you will not likely get anywhere else. The staff is very competent and friendly, and the food was also absolutely delicious!

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We stayed at Toro Yaka for a very short break and were smitten. Not only is it superb value, the intimate feel and wonderful staff make it a place truly worth visiting again. Rooms are spacious and spotlessly clean while meals are delicious. In our case, even the wildlife was highly cooperative. We didn't get to see a leopard to... More

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Three nights was not nearly enough! From the moment we arrived I knew that we were in for a treat. Nicole and Shinga (sweet pup) greeted us warmly with lemon iced tea, cool wash cloths and puppy kisses. Nicole gave us a thorough orientation and tour that made us feel immediately at home. We stayed in the Lion room and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We stayed in Toro Yaka only for 2 nights/days, and wished we had stayed longer. It's a small establishment, which is what we like. The common area were well kept. The room was spacious and clean, and we found the bed comfortable. Every meal was gourmet quality.... the best food we had in our entire trip. Steve is a bird... More

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Lancaster
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

It's our 2nd visit in 10 months to Toro Yaka. It left such an impression on us the first time we just had to get back! I think it's safe to say that Toro Yaka has a special formula that is better than any medicine. With the ambience, the friendliness, the impeccable service and the simplicity of being in the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Back for a second two week stay at Toro Yaka in July/August this year. Even more amazing than last year! Wonderful owners and staff, great company, outstanding food and the most incredible animal experiences that we will remember for ever. Already booked another trip next year!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is an excellent value-for-money bush lodge stay. A small lodge accommodating a max of 8 guests. Nicole and Steve will warmly welcome you and make you feel like you are staying with friends. Food is excellent and of a quality comparable to the best high-end lodges. Nicole even baked delicious gluten free bread for me which was really appreciated!... More

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Address: Sable Road, Kruger National Park, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Balule Private Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Toro Yaka Bush Lodge South Africa/Balule Private Game Reserve

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