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Lower Sabie Restcamp

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Toulouse, France
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The camp in general is great, with a nice view from the restaurant, a good organization, etc. I chose a tentes camp with disapointed me a bit but made the job: it is clean and confortable. We highly recommand the morning walk: Absolutely crazy to imagine you can walk on the bush this way, but you can! The lower sabie...

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London
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After staying at Skukuza, Satara and Lower Sabie main rest camps, this is definitely my preferred camp. It has a lovely river location and is in a prime game viewing area, and did not fail to disappoint with the number and range of fantastic sightings. And for this reason it will continue to draw me back. However, like most of...

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love to visit Kruger whenever we are in South Africa. For animal sightings it really never disappoints. On this trip we witnessed (off a main road totally unexpectedly) a leopard kill as well as all of the other big 5. We always tell ourselves that you don't stay in the park for the accommodation but for the easy and...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love Africa and I love the bush but coming home again for a visit, I really didn't expect to take up and pay for such run down accommodation in a proudly South African game park. I knew the tents were rustic which is why I chose the experience to stay 2 nights, to hear the game at night with...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently re-visited the Kruger (have been many times) we stayed at Lower Sabie for 2 nights in a Hut, this is fairly basic a room with 5 beds, there were 4 of us, wardrobe, sink, drawers with cutlery and basic utensils and a fridge/freezer. There were shared cooking facilities with constant hot water for tea and hotplates for cooking,...

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1Thank UKFlaxy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a trip. The camp is so peaceful and our rooms overlooked the Sabie River. We could not have asked for a better place to stay. The rooms were equipped with everything from linen to cutlery and crockery. The air-conditioning was a life saver as it was really hot and humid. The restaurant wasn't very impressive, but we catered for...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second time in Lower Sabie so we already knew what to expect. It has a very good location - a lot of wildife sightings around - we saw a leopard twice around 15 mins from the camp, no lions but others have seen them. We stayed in the perimeter hut - we had a fridge in the...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here one night and were not happy with our stay. The rooms are old, smell bad and are not clean. I would not recommend using the kitchen. Its old and dirty too. At night mice come at your terrace. In the morning there is mice poop all over. It stinks really bad. The Mug and Bean is a...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for two nights with our tent. The first problem on arrival was that the ground is hard as concrete and destroyed three of our tent pecks. The second problem and that was a real shocker: there is no fridge for the campers! That is the first time we've experienced that in South Africa. Every camp site so...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed in 7 different NP accommodations, this was the worst experience. At first sight we thought it is rustic, and we had riverview, but when going to sleep we discovered that we had co-inhabitants en masse. Bugs, mosquitoes, flies, ants everywhere, on floor, walls, in the bathroom everywhere, under pillows and bedsheets. It rained, and water came in. In...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lower Sabie graces the banks of the Sabie River, one of the few perennial rivers to flow through the Kruger National Park. Visitors cannot but feel soothed by the view towards the river and the Lebombo Mountains beyond. In this rest camp, the bounty and plenitude of nature are very evident, eloquently symbolised by the most conspicuous of its numerous trees, the mighty sycamore fig, which provides generously for the livelihood of many birds and insects. Not only do these giants produce fruit at least twice a year, but different trees produce fruit at different times, extending the gifts of life over many months. Watching the endless procession of animals coming to drink at the Sabie River establishes a sense of one's own place in the eternal cycle. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lower Sabie Restcamp

Address: Kruger National Park, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Lower Sabie Restcamp 2.5*
Also Known As:
Lower Sabie Restcamp Hotel Kruger National Park
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“Bring Mosquito repellant.”
 of 5 bubbles 559vickit, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“The perimeter Safari Tents with their own bathroom and kitchen provide a great view.”
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 of 5 bubbles LeonKay, 5 weeks ago | Read review
“Have one of the closer huts restaurant wise...”
 of 5 bubbles Vitproch, Jan 6, 2017 | Read review
“River view”
 of 5 bubbles Platteland, Jan 5, 2017 | Read review
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