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Toro Yaka Bush Lodge

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Sable Road, Kruger National Park, South Africa
Toro Yaka Bush Lodge
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong, China
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51 reviews 51 reviews
11 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Toro Yaka is the place that you want to go to. This feels like a home. The staff are knowledgeable and very friendly. It’s a great price for all that you get. The price of one day includes all meals. The rooms are very spacious and designed very well. They are complete with mosquito netting and two showers. One of... More 

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Sevenoaks, Kent, England
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50 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Why is Toro Yaka SO good?: You get right up to the animals & I mean 'stroking' distance! Steve or Tom drive you completely 'Off piste', no queuing up in a stream of LandRovers to be radioed in - they Know (along with Herbert or Goodman) where to look. Food was amazing Nicole, I honestly never expected it to be... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I spent 3 days at Toro Yaka this February 2015. The lodge grounds and our room exceeded our expectations; so beautiful, so clean, and such a wonderful quiet location surrounded by elephants, monkeys, birds and warthogs from time to time. The food was AMAZING - every single meal! And the game drives were incredible. Our guide -... More 

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Perth, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
29 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

From the very moment of our arrival to our reluctant departure some 4 days later, we were treated just like members of the family by Steve & Nicole and their wonderful staff. Tom (at the wheel) and Ridwell (in the "bait" seat) were expert guides who found us an amazing array of the local wildlife - no big cats this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

My wife and I stayed at Toro Yaka, between 20-24/03/2014 and we definitely wished we had stayed a couple of days more! ROOMS: The rooms are even better than the photos show. Absolutely clean, spacious and comfortable. FOOD: We can not express in words how much we liked the food! Every day a different dish and at the end of... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I have visited a few lodges in South Africa - but again I must say that Toro Yaka is just the best out there! I absolutely love the privacy and whole set up of the Lodge. The rooms are beautiful with an outside shower and a terrace overlooking the waterhole. The food is divine! Thanks again for the Boma Mike... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

My Husband and myself together with our son and daughter in law stayed at Toro Yaka in Dec, brilliant experience all round. We were made to feel welcome from when we drove in to driving out again . We had exceptional service, everyone gave 100%. Game drives were great, got to see Pel's Fishing Owls, right on the top of... More 

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Johannesburg, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My wife and I stayed at Toro Yaka from the 14th to the 18th of December 2014. We had a fantastic stay and would thoroughly recommend it to anyone. The setting is beautiful and the lodge, while small, is well set-out. The rooms themselves are spacious, and well-appointed. The service was fantastic and we found the entire Toro Yaka team... More 

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Kristiansand, Norway
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We were really looking forward to this place but we never had the feeling that we were at a luxurious lodge. We stayed for to nights. The service was very good and staff very friendly. The rooms are stylish and big with an outdoor shower. Breakfast was good but diner wasn't at all. Gameviewing is a bit of a challange!... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We loved Toro Yaka! Such a lovely setting in the bush with a very simple but attractive layout. Lovely infinity pool with views down to the waterhole and some game sitings, and lots of different and comfortable places to sit & relax. The rooms are very luxurious and stylish - we especially loved the outdoor showers! Nicole's cooking was superb,... More 

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