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Bushwa Game Lodge

67KR Zondachsfontein, Vaalwater, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Bushwa situated in the Vaalwater area was a huge surprise to us. Beautiful, fully serviced safari tents with an outside shower, electricity and a view of the most amazing sunsets all add to bliss when staying at Bushwa. The food by Chefs Margaret and James were exceptionally tasteful and well presented. The wine list have many cultivars and vineyards. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The lodge and the luxurious tents are really nice. The staff, all students getting their game reserve worker certificate, are charming, helpful and great as guides. The food is plentiful and very tasty. The guided drives and walks are interesting and allow for close encounters with the wildlife. The night drives provide an opportunity to watch bush-babies jumping from tree... More 

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Johannesburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bushwa was a great bush breakaway - easy to get to from Johannesburg. The tented accommodation is stunning - we especially loved the bathroom where the tents can be opened to the outdoor shower. It is really a tranquil place, where you can relax with beautiful views and really great service. The setting of the tents and restaurants are really... More 

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Pretoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We stayed 2nights in the tree house for our anniversary. It is a must experience. It is completely separate from the lodge and very beautifull. The staff is very friendly and helpfull and the food excellent! You'll feel well rested!

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We had the pleasure of staying at the Bushwa Game Lodge in the first of March. We stayed in the luxury tent with a spectacular view. We booked full board with a morning and evening game drive - it was well worth it. All the service was superb and Annemarie and her family were incredibly kind. Everything was smooth, from... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Bushwa Game Lodge once again delivered a superb weekend get away! The tranquility, isolation and closeness to the wild of the Treehouse is incomparable to any other lodge! The spa treatments are blissful! The lodge food is 5 star! Anne Marie and her team exceptional hosts! Would definitely recommend the Treehouse For a truely amazing romantic bush experience!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We had a really lovely experience at Bushwa for Valentines weekend. It really is a luxury tented camp. Sone' organised a really great Valentines evening for us with private dining etc. (she was wonderful). Its a beautiful place to relax and enjoy the bush. In regard to the game viewing if you are into big 5 - or seeing something... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We celebrated our 60th birthdays with all of our children and grandchildren spending 5 days at Bushwa. We enjoyed it immensely, particularly as it took us all away from the hussle and bussle of our normal lives to the wonderful bushveld, where we could relax, enjoy God's creation, touch base with one another, and share the peace and quiet together.... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We had a fantastic stay at Bushwa! The lodge is small and intimate, we were really able to relax and enjoy the bush. The rooms are great with an awesome view. Outdoor showers could do with a proper clean though... The drain was a bit blocked. The food was top notch! Will definitely return!

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Pretoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Excellent stay,Friendly service,Family Operated.Clean and Excellent Food. It is 2.5 hours drive from Pretoria.Well trained Guide on game drive nows the area,birdlife and vegetation. Game viewer nice with blankets to keep the cold out.

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