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This is an exceptional bush lodge with exceptional food, accommodation and service. However most impressive of all were the Ranger and Tracker. We saw some unbelievable sightings. While this lodge is expensive by South African standards - by world standards it very well priced for...More
We came to Shambalala after traveling in Namibia for 15 days and traveling quite a bit during that time. We were happy to arrive at a place where we could stay for more than one night and we were not disappointed. While the lodge is...More
After along off road drive which is very doable by car we finally arrived at Shumbalala where we were unexpectedly upgraded to the Presidential Suite which was an extremely pleasant surprise; it's vast and as one might expect superbly appointed with a beautiful living room...More
This was an amazing experience. All the staff were wonderful. Mark was great at finding the animals we had on our wish to see list. The food and service was fantastic. Madeleine was the perfect host. An experience we will never forget.
This was our first Safari and the final stop on our honeymoon where moving through South Africa. We had the most incredible time, we stayed for 4 nights, 4 days and saw all of the big 5 at least twice. Our Ranger was Roux and...More
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$1,057 - $1,341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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South Africa >
Kruger National Park >
Thornybush Private Game Reserve
Also Known As
Shumbalala Game Hotel Thornybush Private Game Reserve ,
Shumbalala Game Lodge South Africa/Thornybush Private Game Reserve
Response from ThabaniMyeza | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do using an external service provider. Transfers are pretty much standard in that part of the world. Since Shumbalala is very remote, they drive you on a game vehicle to a central spot and then you jump into a... More
Yes, they do using an external service provider. Transfers are pretty much standard in that part of the world. Since Shumbalala is very remote, they drive you on a game vehicle to a central spot and then you jump into a proper air conditioned transfer vehicle.
Response from FCHMngmnt | Property representative |
Rates include all meals, two game drives per day, a game walk in the middle of the day, all meals and drinks during game drive. Extras for your account will be drinks at the lodge and other extras such as laundry, etc
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"There are only 4 suites and 1 presidential suite, so any room will be luxurious"