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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Re-vamped facility, the roads are not the greatest, the actual campsite is serviced, clean considering that they are tents on stilts, communal kitchen that could be awkward if you don't book out the entire campsite that sleeps 10. Great bushveld experience if you are willing to "rough" it a bit.

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Pretoria
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in one of their famous guest houses. Larger set-up, private and secluded with its own splash pool. 4 bedrooms each with its own bathroom. An excellent braai lapa and plenty of under roof parking.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to Leopards Haven a couple of times now and each time the lodge has exceeded our expectations. It is the essence of the Bush. Very rustic with stunning views. You can hear the lions roar in the morning and evenings, that's if you are listening. Plenty room for all guests, so you don't feel like you are...

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Sandton, South Africa
Reviewed March 15, 2017

Had an amazing weekend away saw a lot of wild animals and loved the little pub, The hot pools were great. Just disappointed about the way they handled the horse accident, But in overall it was a wonderful weekend and great experience, Will go back for sure

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed March 7, 2017

We had such an enjoyable and perfect getaway at Mabalingwe (Ingwe camp) for our honeymoon. It really is a little haven away from everything. The room (studio chalet) was beautiful and clean, equipped with full kitchen, bath/shower, state of the art TV and a beautiful balcony equipped with a built-in braai. The view is breathtaking as well. We were greeted...

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Reviewed February 13, 2017

There's rustic and then there's dirty, my family and I were so disappointed when we arrived to this camp to stompies lying around, old maps left on the floor and broken appliances in the kitchen. The pictures on their website are absolutely misleading. Initially management refused to do anything and simply said we cannot help and we don't do refunds....

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Boksburg, South Africa
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

We were invite by friends and had the most amazing time with them. The animals is well looked. Game drive is a must. Staff service was excellent. The cottage we stayed in was self service and was need and clean.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 11, 2017

We had two burglaries in three days! On both occasions the properties were broken into through small bathroom windows at night while people were sleeping in the rooms. There is no air conditioning so very difficult to sleep with windows closed in the heat.

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4Thank AF072013
Pretoria
Reviewed February 5, 2017

We are a couple in our seventies and had a midweek in middle January 2017 at Kubu Camp in Mabalingwe. The chalet was in very good condition with an excellent view over the valley below. The amenities are good and the place is very clean and well maintained. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. Due to lots of rain,...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed January 16, 2017

Spent the weekend at Mabalingwe Nature Reserve, was an amazing experience. Kids enjoyed the place, had lots of activities at the main pool area to keep them busy , for the out doors person you have the option of the game drive or self drive through the reserve. The chalets is a home away from home experience very spacious with...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Mabalingwe Nature Reserve

Address: R516, Tabazimbi / Rooiberg Road, Bela Bela 480, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Bela Bela
Hotel Class:4 star — Mabalingwe Nature Reserve 4*
Number of rooms: 29
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“quiet reserve had a lovely relaxed weekend”
charmainegizelle2015, Mar 15, 2017 | Read review
“We stayed at Ingwe camp, studio chalet (40)..”
Lambii, Mar 7, 2017 | Read review
“Try Kubu Camp”
Myretooi, Feb 5, 2017 | Read review
“Kubu Camp or Phiri Camp , overlooking the Kubu Dam has Hippos and Croc's”
Dharmesh108, Jan 16, 2017 | Read review
“Request a timeshare unit in Kubu or Phiri camp.”
572stuartp, Jan 15, 2017 | Read review
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