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Otavi Wildlife Sanctuary RENAMED NOW CALLED Kimba Game Lodge

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White Lions near Johannesburg

The venue offers fair value but is not a typical wildlife game reserve experience. Lions are in... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2017
Parys, South Africa
What a pleasant stay

The staff was very friendly and helpful. The game drive and guide was full of laughter, facts and... read more

Reviewed December 20, 2015
Lande P
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Apr 10, 2017
“White Lions near Johannesburg”
Dec 20, 2015
“What a pleasant stay”
Vaal Eden Road | off the R59 Sasolburg / Parys road, Parys 9585, South Africa
+27 83 421 7598
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Reviewed April 10, 2017

The venue offers fair value but is not a typical wildlife game reserve experience. Lions are in enclosures. There are not many animals. The restaurant needs attention in all areas. There are way better options in the area.

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank DeonTerBlanche
Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

The staff was very friendly and helpful. The game drive and guide was full of laughter, facts and interesting anecdotes. We went for the day and ended up staying overnight.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Lande P
Reviewed October 12, 2015

From the moment we arrived the staff were warm and welcoming. The accommodation was excellent we stayed in a new unit which was beautifully decorated. The game drive was one of the best that I have been on. Audience the tour guide was very informative...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank dawnk695
Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

Waited some time for the game drive to start. Paid a hefty sum for 45mins to see 6 or 7 species. If you want to see game go to kruger. The loud music coming from the bar is also a huge turn off. While on...More

Date of experience: September 2015
10  Thank david c
Reviewed August 6, 2015

It sure was a learning experience and we've enjoyed every moment of it. The staff and the tourguide was very helpfull and friendly. The bar and the facilities is vey nice!

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank Frans3691
Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

I only found out about this little place this past week through Groupon. Of course I couldn't resist visiting. It was the warmest welcome on arrival from the hostess. She quickly showed us around and then took us to our little chalet. They put in...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Tanya P
Reviewed June 28, 2015

We stayed here for one night. On Saturday arrival we waited at gate 20 minutes before we could contact the staff. On arrival the staff were really friendly and helpful. Facilitues are 3 star at best with kitsch African decor. Our room was small and...More

Date of experience: June 2015
3  Thank Iloveshoesalot
Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

What warm welcome. All the lions are in very good shape and well cared for. The place is very neat. The chalets are so beàutiful

Thank Dalena S
Reviewed May 10, 2015

We had one romantic night at Otavi! We had a beautiful room which was made up with candles and flowers and champagne! I have to say this place really went out of their way to make it as special as possible and so many friendly...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank BuiteleweMeisie
Reviewed October 15, 2014

Our stay at Otavi was very disappointing. It is a grossly overpriced establishment with sub-standard facilities. No game viewing was included as per the website. The house we stayed in did not even have a couch to sit on or a fridge or coffee... NOTHING....More

Date of experience: October 2014
8  Thank Petronella122
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