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Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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Kambaku Safari Lodge
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Perth, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here in September 2014...... From the time of our arrival, the welcoming staff went out of their way to make sure we were relaxed and comfortable for the duration of our stay! Evan and Albert, our ranger and tracker, pulled out all the stops in making sure we saw great wildlife.....and we sure did!!.....leopard with... More

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Kambaku2007, Manager at Kambaku Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. We are delighted that you had such a great time while you stayed with us. Feedback is invaluable to us and we always strive for improvements to our service that we provide for our guests and rely on feedback from them to be able to maintain the high standard that we strive to reach. The... More

Hove, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Why wife and I visited aka bake with our three teenage children to celebrate her Big 5(0). We've both worked in the travel industry for twenty five years and can honestly say this is THE best holdiday we've ever had. Everything was perfect, from our awesome braai welcome, beautiful accommodation, personalised birthday celebrations, daily drives in the expert hands of... More

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Kambaku2007, Manager at Kambaku Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for your wonderful review. We had a lot of fun with you and the family and would love to see you again - maybe stay in this wonderful country longer than 3 days next time? Will pass on your comments to the staff Kind regards David - on behalf of the Kambaku Team More

Guildford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic, quaint and authentic Family safari experience (also good for couples/singles etc) so please don't be put off by the family related review here. We spent 3 nights and 6 drives with the Kambaku team and it was fantastic - the Ranger (Evan) was very knowledgable and pitched a lot of animal related information at multiple audiences and Albert... More

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Kambaku2007, Manager at Kambaku Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review - it is much appreciated and I will share it with the rest of the Kambaku Team. We always strive to make everyone feel very welcome and are proud that we can offer families a great opportunity to experience the bush in a safe and stimulating way, whilst catering for children under twelve... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All our thumbs up for Team Kambaku! Twenty-two in total that is - because we were a family group of 11 individuals ranging from age 7 to 76 who were fortunate enough to experience Kambaku for 3 days last week. Thank you for showing us and giving us unforgettable views and tastes of African wildlife and nature. The hospitality and... More

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Kambaku2007, Manager at Kambaku Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review - we had a lot of fun with your family and are delighted that you had a great time here. Our lodge is geared towards families with people of all ages so we are particularly pleased that you felt that we got it right! I will share your review with the staff and we look... More

Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oh wow, oh wow, oh wow! This safari topped off our three weeks in SA. We'd been in the national park for a few days and then transferred to Kambaku on 18 September and were royally welcomed on arrival. The rooms are incredibly well appointed, the bath very inviting (great for a long soak after a busy safari), and the... More

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Kambaku2007, Manager at Kambaku Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for your wonderfully positive review. I am delighted that you had a 'sensational safari experience' and that the staff made you feel like part of the family - this is exactly what we aim to do! I will share your review with the staff and we would all be delighted to welcome you back in the future. Just... More

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it was our life's most memorable journey and like they say that success of a movie depends on ENTERTAINMENT ENTERTAINMENT ENTERTAINMENT, this holiday at Kambaku Safari Lodge was AMAZEMENT AMAZEMENT AMAZEMENT. thanks to Wilmarie, Evan , Albert and the whole staff at Kambaku Safari Lodge for the same and to top it all we got seven different leopards sightings in... More

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Kambaku2007, Manager at Kambaku Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks you for your wonderful review and we are delighted that you had an 'amazing wildlife experience' and also felt the positive and friendly vibe that we strive to attain for all of our guests. We would love to see you back David - on behalf of the Kambaku Team More

Maui, Hawaii
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely loved staying at Kambaku. Our guide Neil, and tracker Eric, did an amazing job of finding incredible wildlife experiences for us. We had already enjoyed a great safari at another lodge, but what Kambaku even more special for us was the very personal nature of the staff. They really made us feel like we were part of a... More

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Kambaku2007, Manager at Kambaku Safari Lodge, responded to this review

I was delighted to read your wonderful review of Kambaku and that you had a 'fantastic' time and that you found it a 'heart warming' experience. We would love you to come back I will pass on your review to the rest of the Kambaku Team Many thanks again - it is much appreciated David - on behalf of the... More

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment I arrived at the Kambaku Lodge in September of 2014, the staff took charge to insure my experience was the best possible. This is a first rate operation with top notch professionals at every job level. I never felt ignored or short changed in any way. The staff went out of their way to accommodate all of... More

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Kambaku2007, Manager at Kambaku Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for your wonderful review and we are delighted that you felt that we had the balance correct between helpfulness and still allowing you some peace and quiet. I will pass your comments to the rest of the Kambaku team and hopefully we will see you again in the near future so that you can repeat your 'great experience'... More

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the pleasure to experience an awesome holiday at the kambaku safari lodge last week. loved every nanosecond of our stay there. An excellent professional yet warm, organized team at kambaku left no stone unturned to make our stay simply beautiful, right from clean and elegeant rooms,excellent and well planned meals, enthusiatic ranger Evan and zealous sharp tracker Alebert gave... More

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Kambaku2007, Manager at Kambaku Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Fantastic that you regarded your stay as 'memorable' and that you loved 'every nanosecond'! I will pass on your comments to the staff who will be delighted of course. We would love to see you back in the future Kind regards David - on behalf of the Kambaku Team More

Hyderabad
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Kambaku Safari Lodge, Timbavati private game reserve from the 11-15th Sept 2014. (Booked via planetwildlife.com) And WOW what a whirlwind 4 days it was. Out standing service, very personalized, very professional and warm to say the least. The safaris were top-class, with open-top land rovers, off-roading for the big 5 like no other, superb game viewing... More

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Kambaku2007, Manager at Kambaku Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for your wonderful review which we will share with all of the staff. It is very much appreciated and we would love to welcome you back in the future Kind regards David - on behalf of the Kambaku Team More

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Address: 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): $$$$
Number of rooms: 8
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