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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wow Wee - what a wonderful place. The welcome, the staff, the Rangers and Trackers, the food, the drives, not so keen on the early starts but it is so worth it! Ryno and Moses have to be the best Ranger / Tracker team ever. How on earth Moses spotted hyena at a water hole I will never know and...

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Hartenbos, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Arriving we had a great reception and experienced a very friendly welcome. Then it is explained there ia a no door lock policy at the lodge. That is crazy. My guests were very unnhappy. There is no keys available. The food was ok but a bad choiche. Chicken and mash potatoes for your first night at a game lodge. Very...

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Passau, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

My brother and I were not sure what to expect when this location was booked, but it really exceeded or expectations. The location was great, service was super, staff very friendly and will go out of their way to take care of you. Our safari guides Reno and Moses made sure we were able to see all the big 5...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an excellent stay at Kambaku Safari Lodge. The staff was extremely friendly and attended to each visitor's needs. The Lodge has a communal feel to it as you dine and interact with the staff and your fellow visitors on a regular basis. We saw 4 of the big 5 in just two drives.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I cannot say enough positive things about Kambaku. We decided to spend a few days and nights exploring Kruger on our own in a rented car. I highly recommend doing this, and I recommend doing it before you come to Kambaku. But then I also recommend staying at Kambaku and letting the professionals show you around. A completely doifferent experience,...

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Toronto
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Finding a lodge in and around Kruger that could/would accommodate a family of 6 started off difficult, however with the help of Jacqui Sive from Lodge Trackers (highly recommend her services), we settled on Kambaku Safari Lodge. With small children (four between the ages of 6 and 12), we wanted a lodge that would keep us together in a room...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The lodge and food were great but the game viewing was amazing. Gideon and Eric were surperb - they were so knowledgable and we had the best game viewing I have ever experienced. My only comment was that we didn't get the exact room configuration we requested which we lived with but if the kids had been a little younger...

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Munich
Reviewed January 15, 2017

Very much enjoyed our stay. Beautiful small lodge, very private feeling. Phantastic game drives, Gideon and Eric got out of their ways to show us not only the big five, but lots of other wildlife, too, birds, hyenas, wild dogs, jakals, bushbaby, various antelopes..... Every one of the six drives was special. Erica and Luis were most welcoming hosts. We...

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Reviewed January 8, 2017

We visited Kambaku Safari Lodge to celebrate my fathers 60th birthday last easter (20th-23rd of march), and the whole experience was amazing. We had some trouble with missing luggage, and David called the flight companies to make sure that it got delivered to the lodge, and kept us in the loop. We traveled as a family of four with adult...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed January 1, 2017

Our family of four adults stayed at Kambaku Safari Lodge for 3 nights and had the experience of a lifetime! The staff at the lodge are all amazing: Erika is wonder woman; Richard and Veronica lead a great serving team; the women in the kitchen are incredible chefs and were unbelievably accommodating to our dietary needs (gluten free, dairy free,...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

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Address: Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
Price Range: $584 - $704 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kambaku Safari Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Kambaku Safari Hotel Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
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“Beds and rooms were excellent but be aware, no aircon, just fans so if its hot, its hot!”
 of 5 bubbles Dumberlina, 2 days ago | Read review
“This is a small intimate lodge with your own private hut, all of them are great!”
 of 5 bubbles Kjbaker13, Dec 14, 2016 | Read review
“Any room is unique”
 of 5 bubbles heidirosellen, Aug 22, 2016 | Read review
“All villas open to watering hole. Take binoculars to view during free time.”
 of 5 bubbles Texgirl66, Aug 19, 2016 | Read review
“All the cabins are well located, most have two rooms, each with a bathroom, most look out on watering hole.”
 of 5 bubbles AnnefromSomerville, Aug 15, 2016 | Read review
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