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Bonamanzi Game Reserve

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Hluhluwe, South Africa
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Visit by members of KZN Branch of the Motorhome Club of SA , August 2017

As part of a short tour of Northern KZN , 9 motorhomes and 16 members enjoyed the hospitality and... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2017
Thero D
Great bush options

I have stayed at this lodge many times in various accommodation from camping to private lodge and... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2016
coadyg
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Durban
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  • Average5%
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Reviewed September 14, 2017

As part of a short tour of Northern KZN , 9 motorhomes and 16 members enjoyed the hospitality and game viewing at Bonamanzi GR.We had been given clear directions as to the route to travel necessitating only 2-3 km of gravel road.The whole reception process...More

Thank Thero D
Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

I have stayed at this lodge many times in various accommodation from camping to private lodge and always enjoy the experience. I prefer the camping as you have a real luxury bush camping experience at an affordable price.

Thank coadyg
Reviewed April 11, 2016

Love Bonamanzi - beautiful laid back and relaxed. Good cleaning services and very clean. Animals come up to the house at night.

Thank smurf4t1
Reviewed March 23, 2016

While very fancy and really pleasant, there is nothing much more there than at the average 2 - 3 star lodges that are all over in this area. I suppose it depends if you are on a safari tour or a really expensive pampered holiday...at...More

Thank Larni V
Reviewed October 14, 2015

This park is beautiful. The scenary changes all the time depanding on the road you take. We haven't seen that much animals as we hopped for, due to heavy rains the day before. The animals stayed hiding in the mountains.

1  Thank Anthony V
Reviewed September 22, 2015

Huge property. we could barely see much. There are lots of activities on offer such as open drives and bush walks but we went around in the car. Just as we entered, we were greeted by the beautiful antelopes all around and zebras. W really...More

Thank Sonarin
Reviewed August 26, 2015

Go spot as many of the big 5 as you can, either by a game drive or a self drive this game reserve is a must visit if you are in the area.

Thank Melissa R
Reviewed August 20, 2015

If there was a 6th star available this place would get it ! This is a gem, the staff are outstanding, the management like family and the quality of food and lodgings beats all we expected. We stayed for 3 weeks in Dinizulu, it was...More

1  Thank rockymountainmanCody
Reviewed July 29, 2015

Upon arrival, we were welcomed with cold Orange Juice and warmly addressed. We were taken on a phenomenal game drive, just my husband and I, totally tailored to our wants, as no one else was with us. The one issue was that we had a...More

1  Thank Ky88MP
Reviewed June 21, 2015

We spent three nights at Bonamanzi in one of the self-catered lodges in June 2015, as three families with kids ranging between 7 and 11. It all worked wonderfully, with the kids loving the game walk, boat cruise and game drive and everyone enjoying the...More

1  Thank AlanBS1969
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