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Tshukudu Marula Camp
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Reviewed April 2, 2014

We spent one night here on our way to Kruger and were very impressed. Very clean facility, surrounded with the sounds of nature, and experienced the morning walk where we were able to see leopards and pet a Cheetah. We had an incredible time and would definitely stay again.

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled with friends
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Vicky S, Manager at Tshukudu Marula Camp, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2014

Thank you for taking time to review Marula Camp. We are glad that your stay with us was an enjoyable one and that our morning walk was the highlight. Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed March 17, 2014

We have enjoyed our stay in nice rooms and overall camp sorrounding.
We had a very informative and eye opening game walk and drive.We enjoyed every momement and what a nice dinner we had. Thanks a lot



  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Vicky S, Manager at Tshukudu Marula Camp, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2014

Thank you for your review regarding Marula Camp. We hope to have you stay with us again in the future.

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Reviewed February 27, 2014

This was the best value-for-money experience ever! The staff were extremely helpful and Chris Sussens was an excellent guide and shared his wonderful knowledge with us. The camp is situated in an idyllic unspoilt area. Will definitely be back!

  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Vicky S, Manager at Tshukudu Marula Camp, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2014

Thank you for the review regarding Marula Camp. We are thrilled that you found your stay with us to exceed your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

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Reviewed February 16, 2014

celebrate my 55 birthday at marula camp. nice diner in the boma at the lodge.
very nice morning walk with the guide, without Ntombe, because he was eating his impala, friendly staff, it was a very pleasant stay.


  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Vicky S, Manager at Tshukudu Marula Camp, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2014

Thank you for reviewing Marula Camp. We are thrilled that your 55th birthday with us was enjoyed by all. We hope that you will share your next birthday in our company as well. Warm wishes for the year ahead.

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Reviewed February 16, 2014

What a wonderful and priceless experience. The tented room was so nice, the personnel so friendly and the surroundings heavenly. Highly recommended. Money well spent. Thanks to Deon and Jessica who made this an unforgettable weekend.

  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Vicky S, Manager at Tshukudu Marula Camp, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2014

Thank you for the time taken to review Marula Camp. We are glad that you found the room and amenities to your liking. We hope to see you again in the near future.

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Reviewed February 5, 2014

Very good private park. Price versus quality is one of the best you can find.
We stayed in the camp and were at the time the only visitors. (lucky us). We had a private afternoon drive with jessica and really had an amazing time. We saw so much and some very special things as well. We saw a hippo chasing two rhino who were drinking at his pool. Amazing. And i can say the rhino's were scarred. Also a complete lion familiy wiithin one meter from our vehicle.
At the campsite the semi tammed cheetah was good company.
On the morning walk you can learn so much about the bush aswell. All rangers have a great knowhow of the bush. The tent we stayed in was luxuorious and bathroom bathroomfacilities ensuite are comparable with hotel ones.
I would recommend this camp.
And if you dont prefer self catering and require some more luxe then stay at the lodge.
We had our dinner at the lodge one night, the buffet was really nice and tasty.

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Vicky S, Manager at Tshukudu Marula Camp, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2014

Thank you for the time taken to review Marula Camp. Our mid-weeks out of season are always quiet and the perfect time to visit if you prefer some hands-on private time with our animals and Ranger. We are glad that you found the accommodation to exceed your expectations. Meals booked at our Main Lodge are perfect for those wanting to experience the more relaxed atmosphere of the self-catering camp, without having to do your own cooking.

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Reviewed January 26, 2014

This small camp has the friendliest and most professional staff in Limpopo. From arrival to end was just a Pleasure. Our guide, Jessica is a true star and made our trip really amazing. Her knowledge of the finer bits of the bush is amazing. We cannot wait to return.

  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled as a couple
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Vicky S, Manager at Tshukudu Marula Camp, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2014

Thank you for the review and the kind words. We are thrilled that we were able to make your stay at Marula Camp an enjoyable one. Looking forward to having you back in the future.

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Additional Information about Tshukudu Marula Camp

Address: R40 | Tshukudu Game Reserve, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Hoedspruit
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #23 of 104 Specialty Lodging in Hoedspruit
Price Range: $341 - $486 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tshukudu Marula Camp 3*
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Tshukudu Private Game Reserve borders the world renowned Greater Kruger National Park and combines home comforts with the exciting Big 5 safari experience (Lion, Rhino, Elephant, Leopard and Buffalo). The lodge has magnificent views of the Drakensberg Mountains and offers close encounters with some of the rehabilitated orphaned animals in their natural habitat. Tshukudu Game Lodge where exclusivity is assured, covers 3800ha of prime Bushveld and is situated close to Hoedspruit in the Limpopo Province. The Lodge offers full board as well as self-catering packages. The list of activities includes an early morning bush walk as well as morning and afternoon game drives in 4 x 4 vehicles with skilled game guides. For a holiday to remember contact us to today! ... more   less 

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