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Imbali Safari Lodge

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is definitely the most awesome experience we had in a long time! The venue, breakfast, room, friendly staff, view of waterhole whilst having breakfast and watching most of the big 5 was an unbelievable experience. I will highly recommend this lodge as a MUST to visit and not just for 1 day!

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inkbos737, Public Relations Manager at Imbali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Johan S - Thank you for sharing your Imbali Safari Lodge experience. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay, and honoured that you would recommend Imbali to future travelers - thank you. More 

Noida, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I went for our honeymoon to South Africa, and needless to say, Imbali stay at Kruger National Park was the highlight of our trip. It was extremely hot when we visited, but were lucky enough to see the Big 5 during our safari over the 2 days. Our guide, Ralf was extremely knowledgeable about the animals and... More 

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Dear karanrampal - Thank you for sharing your Imbali honeymoon experience on TripAdvisor. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your time at the lodge, and especially the game drives. Congratulations, and thank you for choosing Imbali for part of your honeymoon. More 

Half Moon Bay, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were there for 4 days ,3 nights. Greg our guide was very knowledgeable and informative as well as quite humorous, all of which made for a great vacation. the pools on the deck were extremely nice after a safari, and hearing the lions roar at night less than 25 ft away was truly memorable.

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Dear coastsiDSM - Thank you for sharing your Imbali Safari Lodge experience. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay and all your great safari moments, and we hope you will visit again. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

I can basically say I know the Kruger National Park very well; exploring it almost every year and have stayed in all their accommodation types – so believe me when I say “you want to stay at Imbali Safari Lodge”. This small Lodge is for those who want great service within the world famous Kruger National Park! My favourite memory... More 

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Dear LuxuryEscapesSA - Thank you for sharing your Imbali Safari Lodge experience here on TripAdvisor. We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much, and honoured that you would recommend Imbali to future travelers. We hope you'll be among them. More 

New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

My family and I booked 2 rooms and stayed here for 2 nights. We enjoyed our stay. Rooms and toilet ere very comfortable You could sight animals who came for drinking water right across the lodge, sipping water or drinking coffee. Service was good but what was exceptional was our Safari Guide cum expert Wesley who was not only informative... More 

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Dear saeedmustafa - Thank you for taking the time to post your review of your stay at Imbali Safari Lodge. We're very happy to hear how much you enjoyed your stay and we hope you will visit again in the future. More 

Hoedspruit, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

We stayed for three nights and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, the accommodation was lovely, the service was excellent they could not do enough for you, polite and very helpful. The Breakfasts and dinners were Great, lunch was light and adequate, Boma night was fun. Our Guide Themba was a really nice guy, good knowledge and worked hard to keep his guests... More 

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Montara, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The staff was extremely polite and helpful. The rooms were very spacious and very clean. The dinners and breakfasts were delicious. Lunch was just so-so. Our guide, Greg, was unbelievably knowledgeable and took every opportunity to explain what we were seeing. His passion for his job was quite evident which made our experience even better. If you are considering any... More 

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Dear jeanik2014 - Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Imbali Safari Lodge. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the experience and the safaris with Greg. We appreciate your feedback about the lunches also - something for us to work on here. We look forward to welcoming you back to Imbali soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Imbali is best place in Kruger from where we can see all animals.staff is very helpful room are excellent for forest lover it is heaven . And our guide rolf do his best for our enjoyment we enjoyed a lot imbali is inside 40 km in forest I suggest imbali 100%

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

This Safari Lodge was magnificent and we were delighted to stay there for our few days in Kruger National Park. The lodge is in a private concession area and in our five outings on safari we saw a lot of game; on one particular outing we saw the Big 5 which was great. I would highly recommend this place. There... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

A fantastic 3 nights , great food , service, views, rooms and game viewing ! Plunge pool , roll top baths and sun lounges on your own deck , what more could we ask for ! Wesley our ranger made the trip even more fantastic, he made it his mission each day to ensure the Big 5 and more were... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An exclusive lodge within the world-renowned Kruger National Park, Imbali Safari Lodge continues the safari tradition of a bygone era. Each private suite has exquisite views from the spacious wooden decks and private Jacuzzi overlooking the riverbed and the plains beyond. In the 1900's the African Safari was a journey of great danger and even greater luxury.All twelve private suites have either their own private Jacuzzi or plunge pool, large king size beds and a romantic antique-styled bath en-suite, timber walkways, telephones, mosquito nets and air conditioner.Spa treatments available in the privacy of your room, safaris in 4x4 vehicles, bird watching, guided safari walks by prior arrangement and self drive in the Kruger National Park. No cell phone reception and limited landlines. Children are welcome, but a minimum age of 6 years is applicable for game drives - at the discretion of management. Maximum of 2 children under 12 years of age may share with parents. Children 5 years and younger stay complimentary when sharing with parents.The Lodge is situated in a malaria area. Gate entry fees are applicable and are charged per person per day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Imbali Safari Lodge

Address: Imbali Concession | Skukuza, Kruger National Park 1350, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Price Range: $516 - $872 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Imbali Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 12
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