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Shindzela Tented Safari Camp

3.0 of 5 Johnniesdale Farm | Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great authentic Bush Camp experience with knowledgable guides, expert trackers and excellent food. The game drives were not only informative, but also exciting as they are allowed to drive off road and in to the bush for animal sightings. The guides had answers to all of our questions and helped explain all that we saw. The tents are clean and... More

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Friendly and well received staffs, accommodation is better than I expected, good food (gained a few extra pounds). Game drive was good viewing the animals in their natural habitat. Unfortunately, lion and leopard had gone hunting, we did not see them. None to complain.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent 4 nights at Shindzela Tented Bush Camp and were extremely pleased with the experience. From the outset, Carolien was very efficient in providing all requested information before we arrived and the driving directions were faultless. Although having no previous experience of a safari, we chose this because we would be in a small group (8... More

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singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I stayed at this camp for 2 nights. For the duration of our stay, we went for twice a day 3hour game drives. And while we were lucky enough to see some rare animals, for the rest of the time it felt like such a struggle to find animals to see. Just for comparison, we saw about... More

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Dear annalovestravel1! Thank you for your review, We appreciate all feedback and am happy to advise you that we have replaced the mosquito net that was used in your tent, as well as the flow of the gas geyser has been sorted. I do hope that you enjoyed the beautiful male leopard, the herds of elephants as well as a... More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my partner stayed here in September for 3 nights. We loved the overall experience. The camp is laid out great, the tents are clean and comfortable with nice hot showers, the staff are very friendly and helpful, the food was good and there was plenty of it and you eat with the other guests so it was nice... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having spent 10 excellent days already in the Kruger Park with friends doing our own safari driving we wanted the experience of being in tented bush camp and being guided by an experienced ranger and expert tracker with the chance of going completely off road and of seeing game right up close. We were not to be disappointed. Shindzela is... More

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Berlin, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very lovely relaxed Stay! Great Place for authentic Game viewing with very competent Rangers. The luxury Tents are a great accomodation and the meals are authentic south african Food and reale good. The Hide out is great too.

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Terheijden, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a very stunning place to be. Very friendly and good qualified people who learn you a lot about wildlife. Also the food is very nice and the tents are very clean and nice to sleep in. This was the second time we were there in there will be a next time.

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Canton Of Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly staff, excellent rangers and a great hospitality made our stay unforgetable. We saw the big five and knewn yet a lot of the animals. Thanks for all! We were very surprised about the very good meal into the bushcamp.

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Gladsaxe Municipality, Denmark
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In just 1 night we managed to see rhino, elephant, buffalo and leopard. Buffalo even from camp. Good trackers. very comfortable beds, slight problem with hot water. Entertaining chef and a Good crowd th at camembert for the animals, Not for the luxury

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Address: Johnniesdale Farm | Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Shindzela Tented Safari Camp 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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