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Kwa-Mbili Game Lodge

3.0 of 5 PO Box 1188, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    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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    5 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First of all, the timing of our visit was PERFECT: first few days of December...all the animals had babies with them! Second of all...there are only EXTRAORDINARY things to say about Kwa-Mbili. It is the ideal place to stay for relaxation, doting but not pushy hospitality, luxurious but not stuffy environment and second-to-none animal sighting opportunities. The staff was very... More 

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Nelspruit, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 via mobile

We spent two nights at Kwa Mbili with my family to include my elderly and quite fragile mother. The team couldn't have been more welcoming or accommodating. Thanks to all the team! Small lodge without all the pomp and ceremony of some of the more well known lodges and providing a very personal experience. We will be back!

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Hi Sian Thanks for this great review. We enjoyed your visit and hope you will come again. Thanks and regards from the KwaMbili Team More 

Maastricht, The Netherlands
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We spent two lovely days in Kwa-Mbili. In fact, this was one of our top 3 places we stayed in during 9 weeks of travelling through southern Africa. It's a relatively small lodge, with a few small houses and beautifully decorated safari tents. Animals just kept on passing by our tent - the only thing you had to do was... More 

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Wurzburg, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We absolutely loved our stay in Kwa-Mbili. There were so many things that impressed us. The first thing that made us feel right at home was the friendly, relaxed atmosphere at the lodge. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful, wonderful people. As it is a smaller lodge you really get to know the other guests, which made for an... More 

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Milano
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Very nice lodge in a wonderful area. Trackers and guides are friendly and make your safari experience unique. As the reserve is not a zoo, their experience and knowledge is key to great game drives through the bush, where searching for wild animals is an unforgettable activity. Lodge and food just great.

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Hazyview
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Thank you very much for making our stay sooooo special! The Staff, Managers, Guide and Tracker were very friendly and they went out of their way to make our stay memorable! We saw almost all Big 5 and our Dinner in the Hide was the BEST! Thank you. The tents were comfortable, the Food was excellent! We will be back... More 

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Geldrop, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

For our honeymoon we decided to back to South Africa. 9 years ago we also visited kwa-mbili game lodge. The lodge is still great, good service and amazing wild life viewing. The tracker and the guide are great and showed us some amazing animals up close and personal. We are sure to come back in the future.

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We spent three nights in Kwambili in early June 2014 - and we happened to be the only guests there, which was just brilliant, given we had the entire Range Rover to ourselves and got up close and personal with Brad, the ranger, and Ed, the tracker. We saw all of the Big 5 - and loved each of the... More 

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Portage, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We stayed at Kwa-Mbili over New Years Holidays 2014. First of all I want to say that I was really freaked out about this trip. I went only because my son and husband talked me into it.. This place was fantastic. I lost all my fears . We saw above and beyond all our expectations. On one of the game... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

It rained hard, very hard, while we were at KwaMbili, causing our booking in a tent to be switched to one of the excellent chalets, but it didn't dampen our enjoyment at all. Gill and the team worked extra hard to make sure our stay was memorable, and it certainly was. The chalets are very well appointed, the camp itself... More 

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Address: PO Box 1188, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Thornybush Private Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Kwa-Mbili Game Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Kwa Mbili Game Hotel
Kwa Mbili Game Resort
Kwa-Mbili Game Lodge South Africa/Thornybush Private Game Reserve

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