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    N'kaya Lodge

    Guernsey Road, Kruger National Park, South Africa
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveler (137)
    Room & Suite (18)
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    • Very good6%
    • Average1%
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    Breakfast included
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed October 11, 2016

    We have just spent 4 nights, 5 days at N'Kaya Lodge in Thornybush Reserve and it has been one of the most amazing experiences in my life. From the minute you arrive you are greeted by the Lodge manager/hosts and given an introduction to the...More

    1  Thank Ben M
    Response from NKaya_Manager, Manager at N'kaya LodgeResponded December 1, 2016

    We thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. It was a pleasure hosting you and we are glad to hear that enjoyed it and that memories were made here. We would love to see you back here some time. Kind...More

    Reviewed October 4, 2016

    We stayed at N'kaya Lodge at Thornybush Game Reserve by Kruger National Park and had a fabulous African wildlife experience. Staying at N'kaya includes meals and game drives. Werner is an outstanding guide, extremely knowledgeable about the animals and miraculously able to drive us around...More

    Thank sfcarl
    Response from NKaya_Manager, Manager at N'kaya LodgeResponded December 1, 2016

    Thank you very much for this great review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you had a great time.

    Reviewed September 27, 2016

    I really cannot say enough good things about our experience here. My wife and I stayed here for three nights and had a great time. Werner (guide), Andreas (tracker), and Nikki & Andre (staff) are all very friendly and extremely knowledgeable. Werner is probably the...More

    Thank Zachary G
    Response from NKaya_Manager, Manager at N'kaya LodgeResponded December 1, 2016

    Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. Delighted we are to hear that you enjoyed it here with us and that you loved the game drives, animals and the tracking experience.

    Reviewed September 12, 2016

    The lodge is extremely comfortable and all the staff helpful and knowledgeable. The game drives, both day and night, were full of close-up photo opportunities. Strongly recommend it to wildlife and bird fanatics alike.

    1  Thank Trevor S
    Reviewed August 6, 2016

    This was our fifth trip to South Africa and our first stay at N'Kaya. I had high expectations after reading the online reviews and I was not disappointed. The camp has a relaxing and intimate feel. Our welcome with warm towels and a beverage did...More

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    • $583 - $737 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Location
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    • Kruger National Park >
    • Thornybush Private Game Reserve
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