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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I found KwaMbili, to be a very difficult lodge to rate as there are so many great aspects , we found the meals to be of a very good standard every time , and had a surprise our first night our dinner was served in the viewing hide , it was one of the highlights for me, beautiful table setting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this while staying as guests at Sanbonani, so we hadn't done any research and didn't have any idea of what we were getting into. We're a family of 4 with two sons, 21 and 23. There were lots of questions .... Would we be staying in a tent with bugs, or snakes, or hyenas, or even bigger? Would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location is beautiful, the people are more then nice and friendly and the food is delicious! We loved to stay @ Kwa Mbili and sleeping in the tent, next to / in between of the wild animals 👍🏻 Great spots and seen a lot of animals thanks to tracker Edde and ranger Edward: Must go!

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Breda, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A perfect place!! Relaxed atmosphere, helpful staff that make you feel like friends! Great game drives where the rangers do their very best to guarantee sightings of any animal you would like to see. Next to that they share all knowledge you want to know. Meals are delicious! We shed a little tear on our drive out, that's how much... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

This is "glamping" and I love it. If it weren't for the fully plumbed bathrooms attached to the tents, I was not getting my wife to stay in a tent in the middle of African bush. Lucky for me the bathrooms are great, and the close up wildlife viewing is amazing. Atticus was our host, and Edward, Jacque, and Edde... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

We stayed at Kwambili for only two nights as it is near the airport but wished we had stayed longer, it is only a small lodge but very well run by Candice and all her lovely staff. The tents are very comfortable and the food is excellent, I had read about the hide and I have to thank Candice for... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

It is the perfect bush setting and a great weekend escape for the whole family. The game drives were experiences to remember and the rangers and trackers are knowledgeable. We had wonderful three coarse dinners in the boma and hide with impeccable food. The accommodation is very comfortable and one can even spot a lot of game in the camp.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

we stayed here for 2 nights. Evertything was perfect. The accomodation is very good, the tents are comfortable. The food is really tastefull but the best are the game drives. Ed and eddy are very friendly and we spotted the big 5 in 2 days. We even saw leopards mating! Very recommended!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

I had the opportunity to stay at KwaMbili Game Lodge earlier this year, and all I can say is that all my expectations were surpassed. The lodge itself is special and the accommodation is more than comfortable! I stayed in one of their luxury tents at the bottom of the camp and really felt like I was nestled away in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Located within the Thornybush concession, adjacent to Kruger National Park, KwaMbili is a small secluded game lodge accommodating 10 to 12 guests, in a mixture of chalets (with air-conditioning) and tents. It has a 3* accreditation, is comfortable with rustic and local furnishings, a small pool, viewing hide overlooking a small watering hole. Staff are welcoming, friendly and helpful, all... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
KwaMbili Game Lodge provides an authentic safari experience at an affordable price. KwaMbili is siutated in the Thornybush Game Reserve near Hoedspruit, within the Greater Kruger area. The reserve is home to the Big Five as well as an abundance of other game and bird species. This means good sightings, either while out on game drive or on foot during bush walks. KwaMbili means "Place of Two" in the local Shangaan language.Our knowledgeable rangers will introduce you to the tracks, movements, sights and sounds which give you a window into the secrets of the African bush. Back at the lodge, view wildlife from the safety and comfort of our well-positioned hide. If all this calls for time to just let the experience sink in ... take a dip in the swimming pool, just relax in an armchair or enjoy a cool drink at the bar. ... more   less 

Additional Information about KwaMbili Game Lodge

Address: PO Box 1188, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Hoedspruit
Price Range: $309 - $373 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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