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The Outpost

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

An amazing spot, where you can come to relax and unwind. Good food, friendly staff a must when you want something different to your old boring lodges we all gotten used to. Up against the cliff, with nice views. Sleep with window blinds open if you want to hear and smell the true african bush.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was our first year wedding anniversary. I mentioned it to the team before we arrived. They had prepared a bottle of champagne and a hand written note. (which makes a massive difference). The room view, the cleanliness, the hospitality, the service its all amazing. The food is fantastic, could do with a slight bit of fine tuning. One of... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing service from all the staff, the room and its views were one of a kind and I think it was a unique experiance in the Kruger. Game rangers were well informed and I definitely want to go back. The food was perfect and each meal was prepared to perfection.

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Johannesburg, Dunkeld
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

a beautiful place with stunning staff - so much attention to detail - I would go back there in a flash! Our stay was too short. The bird sightings were amazing and the staff treat you like family. Brilliant!

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Johannesburg, Dunkeld
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved every moment. Stunning site, great accommodation & service. One of the few places in the world we aim to visit AGAIN. Food was great. Ranger knowledge good. Area great to visit. Although game not plentiful in the area, noticing and focusing on the smaller things and detail makes it worth every second.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Theres no other way to explain the experience we had at the Outpost. From the drive to the lodge through the Kruger park, seeing the beauty of the North was incredible. The lodge was so extraordinary, from the staff to the view. This is a true gem of Africa!!!!! You are so close to nature it is overwhelming, waking up... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff was welcoming, helpful and friendly at all times. Our safari guide was incredibly informed about all aspects of animal and plant life in the reserve. Our accommodations were luxurious and provided a spectacular view of the area. Over-all it was an adventure of a lifetime. I can't recommend Africa Skies enough as a trip planner.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You settle your drinks and extras bill at the END of the stay. It is NOT itemized. Make sure to check it properly as we were taken for a bit of ride. We almost didn't query the totaled bill because we were too star dazed from the unbelievable trip. If you bring your own wine, ask for the corkage price... More 

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

Greeted with a warm welcome after a long drive from Jhb. Friendly staff and management throughout our stay made everything we did a comfortable and enjoyable experience. Excellent food served daily and being there for our anniversary they went out their way to create a true romantic ambiance at dinnertime. The Honeymoon Suite was as beautiful as the picture on... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Honestly, i have never experienced anything quite so magical as the Outpost. From the INCREDIBLE service from the very second we arrived, to the attention to detail, to the five star food, to the rooms and views, to the personal touch every single guest receives. WORTH EVERY CENT. Cannot wait to go back

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Outpost lies in the Makuleke Contractual Park, a vast and remote wilderness area bordered to the north by the Limpopo River and Zimbabwe and to the east by Crooks Corner and Mozambique.The Big 5 Makuleke Contractual Park measures some 26 500 hectares and is well known for its abundant wildlife including less common species not evident in the southern and central regions of the park. Apart from large herds of elephant and buffalo, guests will be able to see Nyala, an antelope which is not easily found in the more southern regions of the park, and over 350 recorded bird species. The diverse terrain of the region includes Mopane Woodlands, Fever Tree forests, Acacia thickets as well as some of the largest and oldest Baobab specimens. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Outpost

Address: Makuleke Region, Kruger National Park 2146, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Price Range: $317 - $966 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Outpost 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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