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Nambiti Big 5 Private Game Reserve

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Nambiti North Gate, Kwazulu Natal, Ladysmith 3370, South Africa
+27 36 631 9026
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Awesome Big 5 Game Park

We spent 4 nights in the park staying at Ndaka Safari Lodge. During our stay here, we were lucky... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2016
Lauren S
via mobile
Excellent Game Viewing

A group of ten of us from the US spent four nights in Cheetah Ridge Lodge in Nambithi Game Reserve... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2016
Paul A
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Charlotte, United States
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“springbok lodge” (21 reviews)
“bird life” (11 reviews)
“cheetah ridge” (11 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Nambiti North Gate, Kwazulu Natal, Ladysmith 3370, South Africa
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+27 36 631 9026
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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We spent 4 nights in the park staying at Ndaka Safari Lodge. During our stay here, we were lucky enough to see 4 of the big 5 as well as the solo cheetah in the park! The reserve is incredibly scenic and being a private...More

Thank Lauren S
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Reviewed 13 November 2016

A group of ten of us from the US spent four nights in Cheetah Ridge Lodge in Nambithi Game Reserve in September. The game viewing far exceeded my expectations. The variety of animals and birds seen was excellent. The experience was made much better by...More

Thank Paul A
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Reviewed 13 November 2016

Our first time in South Africa, first time in a reserve. We loved it. We saw much more animals than in Kruger Park and much closer (even if we saw the lions in Kruger park !).

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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We spent a few days here, the game viewing was excellent. We saw 4/5 of the big five and were often very close to the animals.

Thank Linda M
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Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

There is so much to see and explore at Nambiti under the able guidance of a good ranger. Our group was treated to game drives spanning a range of vegetation types and locations. We were fortunate to experience rain which only resulted in one of...More

Thank Brendan H
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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We had the privilege of staying at a lodge within the Nambiti Game Reserve. Nambiti is blessed with the big 5 which we saw almost daily!! The rangers are professional and well informed. Highly recommend a visit there.

1  Thank Sharon & Peter H
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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Great information by our guides. Great conservation and maintaining life cycle. Appreciate all the efforts to keep the animals in their natural environs.

1  Thank Stitcher49
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We visited Nambiti on recommendation in April and it was a great alternative to the Kruger National Park (albeit much smaller) as we couldn't travel too far with two toddlers. But this game reserve gives you a good taster into the whole safari experience as...More

1  Thank Addy13
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Set amongst vast plains and rocky formations you're bound to come across at least 3 of the big 5 in a day i.e. experience a morning and afternoon game drive. There are 9 lodges in the reserve. Six of which are luxurious.

Thank Chrmnvntndr
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful reserve, definitely in the top 5 in SA. Lush, dense bush with valleys and hills and grass savanna's as well - hence all in one breathtakingly beautiful reserve

1  Thank DeborahZebra
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Rose K
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No, you have to check in at a lodge and join a game drive
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