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4.0 of 5 Cabin/Campground   |   Thornybush Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park, South Africa
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Chapungu Luxury Tented Camp
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Donovan S Sandton, South Africa
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Sandton, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Burscough
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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
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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
2 reviews
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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We stayed at Chapungu for our honeymoon and couldnt be happier we did! All the staff were amazing, our butler was the lovely Decide. As was the food, we ate like royalty at each meal and were fit to burst afterwards. I am a vegetarian and the menu was lovely. My hubby loved Kudu the best but raved about all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I have only extremely good things to say about this place and the experiences they offer. Natalya is a perfect hostess and Gerhard was the best ranger ever. I would have to write a book to relate all the sightings and adventures we had. It was way beyond my expectations . After being home for several weeks I am still... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We were on a girls trip a few weeks ago celebrating my milestone birthday. We stayed at Chapungu for four days, I didn't want to stay in a resort style, wanted something a little more rustic the tented camp sounded perfect. It was much more luxurious than expected, they provided complimentary sherry in your tent along with an outdoor Jacuzzi.... 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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