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Cambridge 25, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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Tasmania, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Sausage Tree was absolutely stunning. It has views of beautiful mountains, the tents are lovely, the dogs are friendly, the game drives were second to none and the food was some of the best I have ever had. But most of all, the staff are really something else - you feel completely at home and with a maximum of 10... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just back home after a fantastic 4 nights in the Sausage Tree camp. Loved the tents, the food, the safari drives, the dogs and especially the people! With a maximum of only 10 guests at a time, everything about staying here is really personal. You get to know the staff, the other guests and even a few of the wild... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved Sausage Tree and highly recommend it. Apart from the lovely setting, great game drives, awesome food, and cosy safari tents, the bit that really made it for us were our hosts and the guides. They were so friendly and accommodating, nothing was a problem, and we really felt like we were at a home from home for a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there for 2 nights but we had a great time, seen all the big 5s. our ranger and tracker were brilliant, as was the hosts, who were friendly and jovial at all times. All in all a very good value stay! No issues with safety or anything. The tent-huts were cute, fit into the surroundings, and we had... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 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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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): $$$$
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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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