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Chapungu Luxury Tented Camp

4.0 of 5 Thornybush Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park, South Africa
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Cape Town
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chapungu was everything I wanted it to be - small, luxurious, peaceful and with excellent game viewing in the Thorny Bush reserve. I specifically wanted a smaller, more secluded and private lodge and this is exactly what we got. We stayed for 2 nights - effectively a long weekend to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary in November. When the manager... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed three days and two nights at the resort, and I would return in a heartbeat. The staff are incredibly friendly, and helpful - willing to go above and beyond at any given moment to make your stay even more memorable. The tents are nicely laid out, with a double bed, and all the amenities you would expect in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Firstly sorry Natalie it's taken me such a long time to write this review - we visited in October 2014 and stayed 4 nights! Not quite sure where to begin, it was from start to finish just brilliant. Here goes..... The Tent: Well this took glamping to a new level, it was outstanding with all mod cons and complimentary sherry.... More 

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Sandton, South Africa
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We visited Chapungu as part of a work function, six of us stayed there and other colleagues stayed in other lodges across the reserve. We were fortunate to be able to see a few of the other lodges as well as a result. Chapungu is located near the airstrip and close to the entrance to the reserve in relation to... More 

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Paris, France
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

In the middle of the bush, an intimate and very comfortable tented lodge, with an excellent service and fantastic game drives, very good food Very nice and friendly atmosphere, perfect for seeing all the animals in the wild One of the best safaris I've ever done And if you need a good massage, the Spa qt the main Lodge is... More 

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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Staying at Chapungu tented camp is an experience I will remember for the rest of my life for all the right reasons. It is so refreshing to spend time in the fresh air and stunning scenery of the African bush - one evening we even had mid safari drinks with the sun setting behind us and Giraffes getting on with... More 

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Marsaskala, null, Malta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We spent two nights of our honeymoon at Chapungu. The Camp is just lovely, everywhere, but especially the pool area and the outside dining area. We had a great time. The game drives were exciting, thanks to Aubrey (tracker) and Gherard (Ranger) -- we got a chance to see the Big 5 plus a wonderful and unforgettable sunset! The staff... More 

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Drogheda, Ireland
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We spent the first three nights of our honeymoon at the wonderful Chapungu Tented Camp. From the moment we arrived we knew we were somewhere special. The welcome and our room were both top class. Throughout our stay the food was fresh and tasty. Each night we had our evening meal in a different location. The game drives were simply... More 

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

WOW, is all I can say!!! My husband and I traveled to SA for the first time celebrating our 20 th wedding anniversary and booked Chapungu tented safari based on the glowing reviews on TripAdvisor. We loved the idea of staying in a tent but with the added luxuries. We were not disappointed. Everything about our stay far surpassed our... More 

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Houston, Texas
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

A group of 4 ,as two couples. This was out 1st stop to South Africa. we spent 5 days in Safari but 3 days in Chapungu first then 2 days at another place which I already forgot the name. After we left Chapungu, we missed the people there. Our server Chris, our Rangers Sip and Nelson..They were the best, they... More 

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Address: Thornybush Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Thornybush Private Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Chapungu Luxury Tented Camp 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Chapungu Camp Hotel Thornybush Private Game Reserve
Chapungu Luxury Tented Camp South Africa/Thornybush Private Game Reserve

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