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Sibuya Game Reserve: 4 -Star Luxury Tented Camps and Lodge

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stayed in River Camp over the past couple of days. We stayed in river tent 4 which has the advantage of the river flowing at both sides of the tent. We were really well looked after by Miles and Jess and our young guide Drikus...More

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Response from carol f, Owner at Sibuya Game Reserve: 4 -Star Luxury Tented Camps and LodgeResponded 4 days ago

Hello Kitten001 Thank you for the great Review - all at River Camp are delighted at your praises - it means a great deal to them all to know that they were appreciated & that you had a fabulous time. You would have loved todays...More

Reviewed July 30, 2018

Super child friendly game Reserve, great and knowledgeable staff, superb food, cozy safari style tents, great game viewing and stunning landscapes! The boat transfer to the reserve has already been one of the highlights :) We will be back!More

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Response from carol f, Owner at Sibuya Game Reserve: 4 -Star Luxury Tented Camps and LodgeResponded July 31, 2018

Greetings Anne S Many thanks for posting such a lovely Review - everyone will certainly be delighted that you so enjoyed your multi-faceted 'Sibuya Experience'. We feel we live in a little piece of paradise so can transmit our passion & enthusiasm pretty easily! We're...More

Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay at Sibuya very much, the lodge is great and the staff very kind and helpful. We had a good guide who really tried hard to find the elephants, but we unfortunately did not manage to see them. But for all the...More

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Response from carol f, Owner at Sibuya Game Reserve: 4 -Star Luxury Tented Camps and LodgeResponded July 2, 2018

Greetings 960maartenr Thank you for posting a Review - we appreciate the support! We're glad you enjoyed your stay at Forest Camp & hope you made some unforgettable memories. We do our best to give our guests a personalised & relaxing time so it's great...More

Reviewed May 21, 2018

After arriving in Kenton, we had a leisurely trip up the river, bird-spotting with our knowledgeable guide. When we got to the camp, we were given a lunch before being booked into our tent (think luxury rather than canvas). Throughout we had really good food...More

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Response from carol f, Owner at Sibuya Game Reserve: 4 -Star Luxury Tented Camps and LodgeResponded May 22, 2018

Hello Derek M Thank you for the great Review! We really love to hear feedback when our guests are blown away by the natural beauty & multi-faceted magic of the 'Sibuya Experience' - we think we live in a little piece of paradise & enjoy...More

Reviewed May 19, 2018

I was with the group from Ireland ,we where privileged to stay in Sibuya Game Reserve in May,2018 We tuck a part filming ,favourite Irish Tv show Francis Brennan Grand Tour. What an amazing time we had !!! I want to thank all rangers Cameron,...More

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Response from carol f, Owner at Sibuya Game Reserve: 4 -Star Luxury Tented Camps and LodgeResponded May 22, 2018

Hi Iveta & Inga We're honoured and very proud that you thought your 'Sibuya Experience' was 'one of the best holidays you've ever had'...as we do our best to give our guests a personalized and informed but informal time, it's so very rewarding for us...More

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Big 5 Sibuya has more navigable river than any other game reserve in South Africa. The unique experience starts immediately with a 45 minute boat transfer from the village of Kenton-on-Sea to River or Forest Camp - ...More luxury en-suite tented accommodation nestled in riverine forest and constructed in an environmentally conscious manner. Luxurious Bush Lodge, situated just outside the main Reserve in a pristine indigenous forested valley, is accessed the same way and then guests are transferred by game drive vehicle to the Lodge. All buffet-stlye meals & beverages are included - as are canoeing, fishing, swimming, birding etc. Add-on activities at a nominal extra rate include massages, horse riding on the beach and golf. An abundance of wildlife from Elephants to Otters and prolific bird life await you. Guests are hosted and guided by a team of experienced knowledgeable professionals who ensure a memorable personalised stay which will leave you saying 'Sibuya!' - 'We will return!' Less
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Free Parking
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Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Jetmel
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Hi Jetmel It's so difficult to predict weather with Global Warming - here we are in the middle of winter & the temp is in the high 20s & predicted to plummet tonight down to 2 degrees & back to 20 plus tomorrow! All I can... More
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"All the rooms are awesome - thatched roofs, outdoor showers, private balconies."
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"All Tents have views over the river."
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"Some lodge rooms are further to walk to than others. If not able to walk far, ask for room nearer the main..."
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"Room 2 at the River Lodge was superb"
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