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Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Reserve

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P O Box 781854 | Steiltes, Kruger National Park 1213, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Chitwa Chitwa was heavenly - to stay in such beautiful rooms (with our own private pool) in the middle of the bush was just amazing. Our room overlooked the watering hole so the wildlife we saw while just lying by the pool or eating lunch was great. The game drives were amazing and we saw the big 5 in a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Chitwa Chitwa is simply superb. The quality of service is second to none. Each and every one of the staff are incredibly helpful, attentive and kind. Their attention to detail is excellent, and they really go the extra mile to cater for guests needs. For example, they are very child friendly. Our young son is something of a fussy eater,... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent four amazing days in Chitwa Chitwa and didn't want to leave. Stephan & Chantal made us very welcome and I have to mention the friendly Leah and Wilson the chef. Our guides were Andries and Betuel - they were friendly and knowledgeable about all the diverse creatures we encountered in the bush - the big five and lots... More 

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Istanbul
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have spent 4 amazing days in Chitwa Chitwa. The managers, rangers, tractors, all the people in the lodge were extremely friendly and helpful. The rooms are very large, the food and the service is one of a kind.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To all the team at Chitwa Chitwa, It is hard to put in to words sometimes how a moment in time can affect you but I would like to write a few words to the team at Chitwa Chitwa for making my stay an amazing experience. From the moment I arrived I was made to feel welcome with big smiles... More 

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ChitwaChitwa, General Manager at Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear larrymull Thank you for the wonderful review. We appreciate all that you have highlighted above. Thank you for the very kind words and personal mention of every staff member whom have contributed to your amazing experience. We look forward to welcoming you back at Chitwa Chitwa. Kind regards Chantel More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fabulous place this is... all the staff are fantastic and nothing is too much trouble. The wildlife viewing was beyond our wildest dreams (pardon the pun).We did two safaris a day for four days and each and every one was fantastic. I knew when we first arrived, walked down to the huge decked bar area and a large... More 

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ChitwaChitwa, General Manager at Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Bevanne Thank you for the fantastic review. We are delighted to know that you had a fabulous time. Seeing leopards mating and a mother nursing her young are without a doubt on top of any checklist. We hope to welcome you back at Chitwa Chitwa for some more amazing wildlife viewing. Kind regards Stefan and the Chitwa Team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great people,great lodge,great Safari's.We hope to return someday.Andres our guide was a true bushman. We especially enjoyed Eggs Benedict in the morning and Gin and Tonics at night.Most of all the animals were amazing.We booked our trip through the very helpful Ian at Rhino Africa.

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ChitwaChitwa, General Manager at Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear IksCalifornia Thank you for the great review. We look forward to welcoming you back at Chitwa Chitwa for one of our famous craft Gin and Tonic drinks. Kind regards Chantel and the Chitwa Team More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

What a fantastic, luxurious adventure! The lodge is located at Sabi Sands, the most animal-rich part of South Africa. In only three safari drives we saw all of the big five (for others, it took only two drives). But there's no need to wander far---the watering hole (which was by far the best of the lodges we saw on our... More 

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ChitwaChitwa, General Manager at Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Clint B Thank you for the fantastic review. We strive to receive such wonderful reviews like yours. Surprise and the rest of the team appreciate the wonderful personal mentioning. We hope to welcome you back at Chitwa Chitwa for yet another unforgettable adventure. Kind regards Stefan and the Chitwa Team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

We´ve been for 3 nights in the lodge. It’s very well located in the Sabi Sand game reserve. Chitwa Chitwa has a dam attracting lots of animals. Such a privilege to watch the elephants, hippos, lions, and many other animals from the deck. The room number 11, is a villa and has a lounge, dinning place, dressing room, huge bedroom... More 

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ChitwaChitwa, General Manager at Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear SibongileCapeTown Thank you for the divine review. We are delighted to hear that you had such a wonderful time, tasty meals and amazing animal viewing. We look forward to welcome you back on a return visit to Chitwa Chitwa, very soon ! Kind regards Chantel and the Chitwa Team More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We flew in to the nearby airstrip, which is definitely worth doing over the longer drive, and right from the off the lodge does not fail to impress. The entire place is luxury, with each of the villas providing complete seclusion. The staff were very friendly, and this would get top marks were it not for a couple of incidents... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Originally a private retreat of the Brink family, Chitwa Chitwa was transformed by Charl into an oasis of conservation and harmony. His dedicated holistic approach and wise land management are aimed at the handing of an uncontaminated African paradise to the future generations. In 1991 Charl and Maria Brink created Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Lodge, today a jewel of South African hospitality and an emblem of the savannas most authentic and refined luxury. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Reserve

Address: P O Box 781854 | Steiltes, Kruger National Park 1213, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Hotel Class:5 star — Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Reserve 5*
Number of rooms: 17
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