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    Umlani Bushcamp

    Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    • Excellent91%
    • Very good6%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
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    “tree house” (84 reviews)
    “bush camp” (37 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed November 1, 2016

    For 2 nights we were guests of Umlani Bushcamp and all of our group loved it. The drive from Orpen Gate to the camp was an experience alone, we came across a large herd of elephants and saw giraffe, buffalo, zebra, kudu and impalas. The...More

    1  Thank Romain1301
    Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded February 10, 2017

    Thank you for your lovely review of Umlani , happy to see your game viewing was good and the rest of your group loved it . We appreciate the recommendation very much. All our best Marco

    Reviewed October 28, 2016

    Its not cheap to stay here but the staff make sure that you will enjoy your visit to the utmost. The rooms are individual huts, which will sleep 4 as a family. The bathroom is open to the skies so you shower outside, a wonderful...More

    Thank Timmerhus
    Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded February 10, 2017

    Thank you for your review we appreciate it ,I was pleased to read you thought it was money well spent . I will make a mention on our website that couples should ultimately book their own private huts . Our family rooms are specifically designed...More

    Reviewed October 16, 2016

    relaxing place, cosy rondavel, open air bathroom, spacious bed. Perfect game drive. must : friendly diner with the staff and other guests. NB : staff very helpfull and friendly (we got stuck in the sand on ou way to the camp and they came tow...More

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    Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded February 10, 2017

    Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor we appreciate it , happy to hear that you were rescued quickly when you were stuck in the stand :) all the best Marco

    Reviewed October 14, 2016

    Absolutely perfect : the camp is wonderful, free wifi, international plugs, nice meal The drives are wonderful, simply wonderful. There is a very good atmosphere on the camp and everything is good. If you hesitate : stop and book !

    Thank Mehdi D
    Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded February 10, 2017

    Thank you for your review we appreciate the recommendation , hope to see you back one day in the future . Marco

    Reviewed October 13, 2016

    It is value for money that pushes this lodge from being a very very good four star to a five star (The only 5 star I have ever given). We had a great time here. For a fully inclusive lodge this is a budget option...More

    2  Thank Rayndeb
    Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded January 19, 2017

    Wow.... five stars thank you very much we greatly appreciate your review also I have taken note of your feedback regarding the deck chairs I agree and will replace the hand made ones :) happy to hear you would stay here again hope to see...More

    Motswari Private Game Reserve
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    • Pool
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    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Internet
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    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Pool
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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • $475 - $636 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Kruger National Park >
    • Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
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    Rebecca F
    November 17, 2016|
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    Response from Lizzie86_1 | Reviewed this property |
    Breakfast after Safari was proper breakfast. Eggs made to order, toast, bacon, fresh fruit. One day we had lamb "bacon"! Lunch was salads and meat of some kind. Dinners were ox tail, lamb, etc. Usually one or two choices... More
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    September 20, 2016|
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    Response from Schiess | Property representative |
    Hi Kim We use gas geysers to heat water for showers these gas heaters work on demand. Hot/warm water is available any time you require it. We have a solar powered charge station for electronic devices cameras , cell... More
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    misbms
    August 22, 2016|
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    Response from Schiess | Property representative |
    Hi there Hi there We have a one Rondavel (unit) that has grab rails in the shower and the toilet . Let me know if I can send you pictures ? Regards Marco
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    "The huts are all well spaced and in great locations near the bar, dining area and swimming pool."
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    "Hut #1 is located the farthest from the other huts and offers a bit more privacy"
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    "Pools may have some overnight visitors looking for a paddle!"
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    "When uncomfortable with the idea of close animals, ask for a hut more inside the ring instead of next to the..."
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