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Shimuwini Bushveld Camp

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to relax. We booked a 2 room cottage, one room with 2 single beds and 1 with 3 single beds. The kitchen is contained within the building and you have a great outside dining area and BBQ spot. Some of the smaller units have the kitchen outside too, so you need to be even more careful storing your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this place, it is remote and has a limited amount of places to stay, very quiet. The only available thing here to buy is ice, so make sure you shop and stock up before you arrive. Also there are no plug sockets, only one for the fridge/freezer. we loved the remoteness of it and saw many beautiful birds... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed as a group of six in no. 15 house after a long trip from home in Geneva. What a beautiful sight in front of the Letaba river, with the hippo pod giving it's best entertainment. The camp is quiet and exclusive, well maintained with friendly and efficient staff (thanks Busi). Nice drives along the river and up to... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

First off note this camp has no electrical power outlets, lights run off solar and the camp has a generator to supply the fridge (no freezer) and geyser in your house. The staff were happy to charge our phones in the office and there are communal freezers available. You can see from the above that this is a basic camp.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

A beautiful camp. Some of the chalets have recently been refurbished and are pretty well-equipped. The patio furniture is comfortable and fairly new. The view of the river is fabulous and the game activities are continuous and riveting! The only drawback is the lack of plugpoints and the dirt road in is very rough so it is better to just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

This is our second stay and as the first it was great, great views over the river for a relaxing afternoon if u dont choose to go out. Tip though put all fruit and veg in the cupboards above do not leave in the provided veg baskets with the mesh door as the critters will find a way in...learnt from... More 

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Bela Bela
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Shimuwini has a great location on the Letaba river with lots of interesting sightings of buck, hippoes, crocs & birds.Its just a pain to have to drive the 11km dirt road back and forth when going game viewing. We did however have good sightings along this strech of road.The camp was clean and tidy. The gas showers run hot &... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

The rooms were spacious and had all the necessities. Not 5 star obviously but clean and sufficient. Plenty of space between us and the neighbor so it is very quiet. The service was great. We went on a night drive and a sunset drive and spotted things we did not see in any other parts of the park. Don't come... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

Decided to try this camp based on the seclusion and great view. Unfortunately our stay (in two 4-bed units) was ruined by very loud fridges on the patio of each unit. Units also are old with lots of small gremlins, like a light, tap, and hot plate not working properly. Enjoyed watching birds on river frontage but game viewing around... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Loved the location of this camp, on the banks of Letaba River. We shared cottage no. 7 with friends. It has 2 bedrooms, one with en suite bathroom and separate toilet and shower. Large well fitted and equipped kitchen dominated by an enormous fridge. The lounge/dining room is on the veranda which could not be enclosed as one of the... More 

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Address: 50 km from Phalaborwa Gate, Kruger National Park, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Number of rooms: 5
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