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Bushwise Safaris

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great lodge very close to the gate, Annette also arranged for our transfer which was great if you are travelling by plane/bus. The food is also great. The pool area is in need of improvement, one chair is broken and the umbrella is difficult to operate.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A once in a life time experience which was made extra special by the caring and accommodating staff as well as the authentic African safari styling of the lodge. The bedroom facilities were faultless with en suit bathroom and an all too comfortable bed. The safari it's self was a truly exceptional experience due to the expert knowledge of the... More 

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Thank Dexys2727
1-Bushwise-Safaris, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your complements which I will pass onto the staff. The guides have had years of experience in the bush, are well qualified and pleased that they were able to pass this knowledge on to you. More 

Bronkhorstspruit, South Africa
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful stay at Bushwise Safaris. Tim and Annette are the best of hosts and all the staff are very friendly and helpful. We went on a drive organised by Bushwise and had the most amazing day. Saw all the Big 5 before 9.30 and then again except Rhino before brunch, which was superbly cooked by our great guide... More 

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Thank Tr15haBHS
1-Bushwise-Safaris, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Thanks for staying at Bushwise again it is always a great pleasure to have you with us and to give us the opportunity to show you and your guests Kruger. To see the big 5 is always a pleasure and the photos you got were out standing. Have a good trip to Cape Town. More 

Centurion, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we booked a room at Bushwise Safari Logde the service was outstanding. Annette knows what she is doing and i would highly recommend you to stay there. Stunning view and excellent service.

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Thank daleenlubbe
1-Bushwise-Safaris, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for the review and recommending Bushwise as the place to stay while visiting Kruger National Park More 

Beijing, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I traveled with my wife and 5&6 year old children and was a little worried at first. But I was met at the Airport by Zander who wisked us to the lodge. The ride from the airport was long but Zander basically gave us a driving tour and history lesson of the area. The views were beautiful and insightful. The... More 

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1-Bushwise-Safaris, Manager at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Jayson, We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay. It was great to have you as guests and please do feel welcome to return. It's good to hear that you enjoyed the food and the area. Zander More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed five nights at Bushwise as part of our South African road trip earlier this year. Overall, we had a great stay at the lodge. The rooms are basic, but offers everything you need. The lodge has a beautiful terrace over viewing the crocodile river, where we enjoyed to sit whenever we weren't out exploring the... More 

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1-Bushwise-Safaris, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for the review and to hear that you had a great stay at the lodge.The lack of water was a problem but have been advised by the municipality that they have taken steps to ensure that we do not have a repeat of the problem.\ Tim More 

Lincoln
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family stayed for 6 nights and really enjoyed the hospitality, food, and location. Just sitting on the balconies of our rooms, or walking along the fence we could look at toward the Crocodile River and see many different animals- elephants, giraffes, hippos, crocodiles, Cape buffalo, zebra, etc. We had a wonderful time and enjoyed the breakfasts, and dinner under... More 

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1-Bushwise-Safaris, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for the review we have sorted out the small problem we had with the wifi connection so we back to full strength. Good to hear that you enjoyed the Bushwise experience we are privileged to have all this game around us , the great view of Kruger park and to be able to share it with our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had 13 people in our group and thoroughly enjoyed the lodge. The location inside Marloth Park was very cool - we encountered zebra, giraffes, and Duiker (small antelope) just outside our lodge. Our host, Zander, although new, looks after us attentively and helped us get our excursions booked and organized. And the excursions were fantastic! Our group saw the... More 

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Thank Ben P
1-Bushwise-Safaris, Manager at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Ben. Thank you very much for your review. We enjoyed having you as our guests. You guys were truly lucky to have seen the Big 5 twice in two days. We hope to have you back again in the future. Zander More 

Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The lodge is in a great location with a walking trail that is good for viewing animals at crocodile river. From the trail you can see many animals - hippos, crocs and kudo to name a few. One night we could hear the lions roaring outside! We stayed for 4 days and got to see the Big 5. The meals... More 

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Thank Heidi038
1-Bushwise-Safaris, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for the review , we all at Bushwise were pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. The walk along the river over looking Kruger can be very productive especially now that the bush is so dry. Thanks again and if you visit South Africa again let us know. Tim More 

Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

I stayed 2 nights at Bushwise with my wife and another couple. We had the entire first floor of one of the buildings for the 4 of us. We also had the breakfast and dinner option, which was great. Annette asked about food allergies before we even arrived and the staff prepared and entirely separate serving for my wife. The... More 

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1-Bushwise-Safaris, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

Hello again, We are delighted to hear that you felt spoiled during your stay at Bushwise. We consider ourselves exceptionally lucky to have the services of Donald available for our game viewing safaris, he is an excellent guide with a vast knowledge of the creatures inhabiting the Kruger Park and his passion for the African bush is contagious. Glad you... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The best of Africa distilled into one lodge - Bushwise Safaris. Situated on the banks of the Crocodile River overlooking the Kruger Park, Bushwise Safari Lodge combines the real Kruger Safari experience with accommodation boasting a unique ambiance true to the safari adventure you are seeking. Watch the animals by the river from our big open balcony or swimming pool. Become part of the African night, hear the roar of lions, the call of hyenas and the grunting of hippos coming from the dark. Become part of Africa! We specialize in open vehicle safaris, sunset drives and morning walks inside the Kruger Park. Other activities include Tiger fishing, elephant back safaris, micro light flights, quad biking, horse riding and historical tours to Maputo and Swaziland as well as a day trip on the Panorama route ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bushwise Safaris

Address: PO Box 909 | Marloth Park, Marloth Park 1340, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Marloth Park
Price Range: $100 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bushwise Safaris 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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