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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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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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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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

A travelagency in Sweden arranged this booking for us and we had a great time at the lodge. The staff is very friendly and service minded. We also had the luck of getting a very good guide/ranger Eric that made our stay and wildlife trips amazing. The food was very good and probably the amount I should need to function... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

My kids, ages 20 and 12, and I stayed at Kwa-Mbili on the recommendation of a friend. It exceeded our expectations. Each trek -- which was over 3 hours, twice daily -- was a new adventure. We saw such an exciting range of African wildlife! The driver and tracker were friendly and full of expert knowledge. We got so close... 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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