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hereford
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here for the last 3 nights of our holiday. The whole experience was wonderful. The lodge is lovely and the staff very welcoming and helpful, nothing was too much trouble. The drives were so good, none of us could quite believe the amazing sights in front of us. I would recommend the lodge to anyone. We were all... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful setting with just four lodges for guests. Extremely comfortable and authentic. The management team of Lenay, Andre and Dean made this trip go far beyond any of our expectations. They were professional, welcoming and so very accommodating we did not want to leave!! Andres expertise with cameras also ensured we captured the memories brilliantly and he spent a considerable... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I and our 2 sons Visited N'Kaya Lodge for 4 days at the end of a busy 2 week trip to SA, What a fantastic way to end your holiday. The accommodation, Thatched chalets, were comfortable and luxurious beautifully equipped and decorated. The management were more like hosts, welcoming, friendly and attentive making you feel you were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Just spent 3 nights at this fabulous lodge with friends from Cape Town. Only 4 rooms, so we had the whole place to ourselves which was great. Fantastic game viewing, Bekson and Andries really went out of their way to ensure that we had great sightings. Food was also fabulous. We have stayed at a number of lodges in Southern... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

Visiting this Lodge is a must for those wanting to see the Big 5! We had travelled up from Hazyview where we had spent the past five days going in and out of the Kruger National Park on a daily bais. The three days spent at N'kaya Lodge will remain with us forever. From the accommodation to the sumptuous meals... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

My mother and I recently stayed at Nkaya for 3 nights and had a wonderful time. Having been on an amazing safari in Kenya five years years ago, where we stayed in larger /busier lodge accommodation, we weren't sure if this safari would live up to our high expectations. Our lodge was most comfortable and having two bathrooms was great.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We had a great 4 days at N'kaya with great hospitality and unbelievable game drives thanks to the brilliant tracking of Anders and the ever informative Dean. What marks this place out from others is with only 8 people staying there, you feel really close to the bush, and when you set out on the game drives it feels like... More

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NKaya42, Manager at N'kaya Lodge, responded to this review

Most important to us that you enjoyed your 4 days and that you could experience the magic of the bush. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We stayed at the lodge for 4 nights for our honeymoon in 2012 and are so glad we did. The food was wonderful, the staff were absolutely lovely, and the safari was fantastic! The game drives here are much better than in the larger Kruger park because the driver can take you off the trail and right up to the... More

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NKaya42, Manager at N'kaya Lodge, responded to this review

We regard it as a compliment that you still hold N'Kaya dear. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Invited by a friend and neighbour which turned out to be an amazing experience when we spend 3 days at this outstanding game lodge. Welcomed by Leandra. the manager, who was the perfect hostess. The accommodation was outstanding and the meals were really great, with the quality, variety and quantity exceptional. On the final night we had our dinner in... More

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NKaya42, Manager at N'kaya Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful feedback, may the memories of your trip linger on. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Upon arrival we received a warm friendly welcome from Leandra the on site manager. The individual huts with his and her bathrooms were just as we had hoped. A lovely peaceful lodge with a maximum of eight guests meant we always had personal service and had the last 2 game drives to ourselves as the other guests had left. Dean... More

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NKaya42, Manager at N'kaya Lodge, responded to this review

If we have exceeded your expectations , you have succeeded in making us feeling happy that our job is worth doing, thank you More

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Address: Kruger National Park, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Thornybush Private Game Reserve
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
N'Kaya Lodge South Africa/Thornybush Private Game Reserve

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