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Kololo Game Reserve

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Bakkerspas, Vaalwater 0530, South Africa
Kololo Game Reserve
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vaalwater
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to be able to walk among the animals, this is the place. Nice and extensive trails. We did a 15km hike the first day, and a somewhat shorter on the next. Both days were brilliant. Saw giraffe, kudu, bush pig and numerous others up close. Really special.

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Thank you for your review. You have been quite active on Kololo. It looks as though your efforts paid off with some great wildlife viewing! More 

Amstelveen
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have enjoyed our stay in elegant bush villa Elephant with a family of five (19, 21, 23 and two senior travellers). Staff at Kololo is genuine and responsive, very guest oriented. Game drives at Kololo and Welgevonden were impressive and so was our hiking tour and also the biking tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went down to South Africa for a tour along the eastern part of the country. We started out in Kololo and stayed at Cheetah lodge. The lodge is beautiful and the park is lovely to relax. Restaurant food for lunch and dinner was great value for money and the staff are really friendly. Easy to do game drives to... More 

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Sounds like you had a great time on Kololo, it was great having you with us! More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful stay in Queens, great place , friendly staff and very nice restaurant. The game drives with the experienced Rangers were very good and also the activities for the children were great ! Bikes, swimming pool, enough to do and also possibilities to relax.

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Vaalwater
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great game drives. Experienced guides which gave lots of information about animals and nature. Friendly place, very nice and clean accomodation with fantastic views. Great beginning of our holiday in South Africa.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of us stayed in Giraffe for a long weekend and have only good things to say. The staff are friendly and helpful and the reserve is well maintained. Giraffe is a personal favorite of ours as well - excellent accommodation.

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Thank you for your review. It's great to hear that you enjoyed your stay on Kololo and Giraffe! Hopefully we will see you again sometime! More 

Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a nice stay at Kololo. Everybody enjoyed!!! Aspecially the gamedrive and the kids gamedrive! Also the elephant hous was perfect. Ik was a nice surprise to be upgraded to this house with a view over Welgevonden.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the houses King and Queen are very good kids safari for our grandchildren are very good, friendly rangers we like the mountainbike and walk possibility friendly staff at restaurant and reception breakfast is good.

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Enschede, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We had an upgrade to the nicest villa in Kololo. A beautiful villa with our own swimming pool, and a room with a beautiful view. we enjoyed our stay very much. It is so quiet and beautiful, The restaurant serves a very good breakfast en diner. Thank you very much for your hospitality and services.

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Thank you very much for the nice compliments. We are glad you enjoyed your stay! More 

Vaalwater
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

it was a great experience to stay at Kololo, we have had a upgrate, it was super. The children also liked it. We have say a lot of animals. the rest, area, staff, house, game drive, restaurant. the long way on the road it was worth it!!!

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