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Cambridge 25, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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Sausage Tree Safari Camp
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Toronto
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was uncertain about this place because so may reviews were from people with only 1 trip advisor review, but it turned out very well. The staff was great, extremely welcoming and friendly. The safari tent was super, with a big comfortable bed. The food was very good, served in front of a fire in the "boma". Wine and beer... More

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Hong Kong, China
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend Pam and I stayed here for 2 nights before moving onto another camp in the same area as renovations were being done. This is hands down the best lodge ever. It really was the highlight of our trip. Most importantly, the hospitality there is unrivaled. We never got the chance to thank them individually so here it goes.... More

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Johannesburg
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

To me, a great trip is made of a couple of important things : the beauty of the setting ; good/fresh food and mainly the warmth of people who welcome you! I found this and so much more at Sausage Tree! A genuine, non pretentious place where you can enjoy the full experience that the bush has to offer! Jason,... More

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Antrim, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The game drives were exceptional, thanks to Liam and Themba, we saw so many animals at close quarters, feeling confident only due to Liam's calm approach. His knowledge was staggering, I have no doubt he will definitely go very far in this field. Jason made us so welcome it felt like home, nothing was too much trouble. We did a... More

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was not in our original plans to stay in this area, but an offer with Virgin Atlantic meant we had an extra four days to spend in an area not too far from Polokwane airport. We could not have had a better finale to the end of a wonderful trip. We were not self driving, and at the suggestion... More

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Pretoria
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The camp has a beautiful view of a lake where animals come to drink. You can hear many different animals roaming in the bush without hearing any busy traffic or city noises. The camp has a beautiful interior and a very kind and humourus host. Every meal was prepared and very delicious, each day a different meal was prepared by... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked for a relaxing weekend and it was simply great. The tented bedrooms were immaculate and well equipped and the beds were very comfortable. Looking out from our deck we were quite simply in the bush !! Despite arriving a little late James and Jason took us on our first viewing and it was quite an experience. James knowledge and... More

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Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay at Sausage Tree was outstanding. The small size of the camp was perfect, resulting in a very comfortable, relaxed, like-home feeling. The warmth and hospitality of Sonja, James, Liam, and Themba made our stay more like visiting friends. Orlando’s gourmet meals were spectacular – our whole family gained weight! The daily schedule was great – both active and... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group of four was hoping this was a camp that boasted trees of pork that pleased both man and beast. While there was no free-flowing bacon, we were absolutely thrilled with this lodge. This was our first game stop on our trip to S. Africa. We were so glad...guests sleep in wonderfully appointed tents (a definite highlight). They have... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

My wife and I and our 3 children (ages 12 to 14) spent 3 days and nights with James, Sonja, and their wonderful team at Sausage Tree in June of 2014--it was really the best experience we've ever had on a family vacation!! It is one of the most beautiful places we've ever been--simply amazing. The 'tents' are very deluxe--with... More

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Address: Cambridge 25, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Balule Private Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Also Known As:
Sausage Tree Safari Camp South Africa/Balule Private Game Reserve

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Set in the Balule Nature Reserve, Sausage Tree Safari Camp promises rich game viewing and spectacular views, as our boundary with Kruger National Park is open and the Northern Drakensberg Mountains form a majestic back drop. This family operated safari camp pride itself on the warm atmosphere and African safari tented accommodation it offers. Enjoy lantern lit dinners in our boma or open deck under the star studded African sky. Sunrise and sunset safaris in open 4x4 vehicles are the highlights of the day.The Safari Camp:Our African safari-styled tents are nestled in between Marula, Knobthorn Acacia and Sausage Trees and overlook a dry river bed, the bush and the Northern Drakensberg Mountains. Each tent is spacious and built in an elevated position with it's own special view. The tents are fully furnished and have their own private deck and ensuite bathroom with a bath and outdoor shower. Inverter or Eco based Air-conditioners are fitted in each tent ensuring that you stay cool during those warm summer nights... and can even be set to warm during those colder nights in winter. Insect gauze on all the windows and doors keep the insects outside where they belong. ... more   less 
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