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Elephant Walk Retreat

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Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Breakfast and dinner on a stoop overlooking the Crocodile River, and immediate access to the Crocodile River entrance to the Kruger. Every night and every morning there was something amazing just over the fence: cape buffalo, elephant, hippo... Chalet was rustic but comfortable, the grounds were beautifully kept, and there was a very nice and well-maintained swimming pool. Staff were...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here one night before sticking up and going to Swaziland. It is conveniently placed just outside the crocodile bridge entrance to Kruger where you can view all animals just inside the main gate we saw; giraffe, hippos, elephants, impala, wildernesses, zebra rhino and lots of birds within 14k of entering the park. Comfortable rooms and of course the...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed March 31, 2016

My wife myself and our teenage son stayed at Elephant Walk Retreat over the Easter weekend. We stayed in the "basic" Ingwenyama unit which was not basic at all. It had an airconditioner, fridge, microwave and two very comfortable beds. There was a lovely patio with a clean braai which overlooked the river. After reading about a couple of negative...

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1Thank peterkruger59
Cologne, Germany
Reviewed February 7, 2016

We stayed in one of the big huts, it had nice furniture inside and the kitchen had everything we needed. We also saw elephants right in front of our cabin, and some monkeys eating mangos, roaming around. Luckily our air conditioning was working very well as we had over 40 degrees outside. One needs only 2 minutes with the car...

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Sedgefield, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

We found our accommodation to be quite rustic and much more expensive than the 5 stàr Ngwenyà Lodge, where we spent the previous evening. However, as we turned up on the day and they were full, we may have been given the last available lodge. It was very dated with the bathroom in dire need of refurbishment but at least...

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1Thank Colleen M
Lustenau, Austria
Reviewed January 13, 2016

We loved this nice place. Our Bungalow was beside the fence, so from the balcony we had an overview to the river and the animals. We saw elephants (up to 17 in one place), hyenas, hippos, buffalos - from our balcony. It was amazing. There are monkeys strolling around as well. The pool is very good. The hosts are very...

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Reviewed December 18, 2015

I have just returned from a 4 night stay at Elephant Walk. What a hidden gem. A hundred times better than any of the main camps in the Kruger and so lovely and private and quiet. Staying in a log cabin over looking the Crocodile River was just perfect. And aircon in the cabin was an added bonus as when...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 14, 2015

My husband, my in-laws and I stayed in the Martial Eagle Family Suite (Unit No. 9) for the first time, after years of wanting to try it but instead opting to stay inside the reserve. This year we decided to try it, and were not disappointed. Our suite was perfectly designed for two couples, with two en-suite bedrooms in each...

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed October 6, 2015

We have been to the Elephant walk Retreat many times, but that was a very long time ago, over 7 years. Ever since our recent return to the Mozambique-South Africa area we have been trying to make a reservation at this lodge, but it was always fully booked. So, it is definitely a very popular spot. One can immediately see...

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2Thank SunnyW358
Nairobi Region, Kenya
Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

I would go back in a heart beat. Spent 4 days at this wonderful retreat. It has such a practical location to the crocodile bridge gate that you feel like you are staying in a bush camp but with less noise and people. It has an amazing view of the river with daily herds of elephants, buffalo and Rhino -...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Elephant Walk Retreat. We offer self-catering accommodation just outside the Crocodile Bridge Entrance gate to the Kruger National Park. Set on a tranquil estate at the Crocodile Bridge entrance to the Kruger National Park, no more than 50 meters from the gate, one could not hope to find a more suitable base from which to explore the wonders of the southern Kruger National park! A comfortable five-hour drive from Johannesburg, Elephant Walk is the perfect "stopover" on route to Mozambique, or as a destination. This superb little retreat caters for the discerning tourist and business traveler. Elephant Walk is a privately owned lodge, with an ambience of tranquility. Getaway from the hussle and bussle of every day city life ... more   less 

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Address: Crocodile Bridge entrance gate to the Kruger National Park | on the left side of the Crocodile Bridge gate entrance into the Kruger Park, on the river bank, Komatipoort, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Komatipoort
Price Range: $84 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Elephant Walk Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Get a unit with indoor lounge/dining area”
Nic_Loubser, 1 week ago | Read review
“We got unit one and is great located”
buanasoto, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“lodge 9 in front of crocodile river”
thierryv317, Jan 12, 2017 | Read review
“Be aware that wifi is only accessible at the reception.”
audreys394, Oct 9, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the private log cabins”
megant210, Sep 17, 2016 | Read review
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