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Certificate of Excellence


#1 of 15 Specialty lodging in Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
Certificate of Excellence
Kambaku Safari Lodge is nestled in the heart of the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, which can be found within the world renowned Greater Kruger National Park.The camp is well situated in this unspoilt natural wilderness area, home to an astonishing array of animals including the Big 5. Kambaku provides the ultimate escape from busy schedules, with eight well appointed thatched chalets overlooking our own private waterhole.Attracting guests from around the world, Kambaku offers superior standards in all of our facilities yet always maintaining a high level of environmental consciousness. Our dedicated staff will cater to the individual needs of our guests making for a truly memorable stay. With scrumptious bush cuisine in a relaxed, rustic setting our guests can truly unwind and immerse themselves in the restorative powers of nature.
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Free parking
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Airport transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair access
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Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Kruger National Park 1380 South Africa
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Ngala Airfield4 mi
Hoedspruit Airport20 mi
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The most friendly and accommodating staff we have ever had. They make you feel the most welcomed. Our guide and tracker on our safaris was very knowledgeable and made our experience a memory that we’ll have forever.
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We were 14 in our group - age ranging from 8 to 80. Every one of them had a great time. Service was excellent (hostess, rangers, guides, catering, room staff et al), rooms were great and we had a great holiday!
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We truly had a magical experience staying at this wonderful safari lodge. The staff and game guides were so experienced and knowledgeable. Their "people skills" were perfection. We had a memorable experience every day...and didn't think it could be as good the next day...but it always was. Highly recommend for safari in South Africa.
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Obviously you come to this type of property to see game and it certainly did not disappoint as we saw all of the Big 5 in the first 24 hours. However it was the friendly "home style" lodge that made the stay so memorable. The staff and management could not have been more accommodating, the food, and choice of food, was very impressive, and the accommodation was "rustic" luxury. The communal dining was a highlight as was the pool table which got heavily used by our kids. For a family I can not recommend highly enough.
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We had a fantastic stay at Kambaku Safari Lodge in late June 2019. The staff was very friendly, the property is 5 star, the food was delicious and the guides/trackers were very knowledgeable and experienced. Overall we had a time of our lives and give the experience two thumbs up. All our needs and wants were well taken care of which made this a memorable vacation.
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$620 - $843 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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