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Ithala Game Reserve

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I had an absolute amazing experience with Wildlife ACT. The way the projects are organized is very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
BramV533
Great experience

Fantastic location and extremely friendly staff. Perfect location for a family wanting a affordable... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
CharmaineH202
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“bush camp”(3 reviews)
“two nights”(3 reviews)
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Louwsburg, Louwsburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had an absolute amazing experience with Wildlife ACT. The way the projects are organized is very personal and efficient. The contribution you have with the small groups together with the professional and enthusiastic monitors feels very important. You will help WACT with everything thats...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank BramV533
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Oh no, this used to be one of our favourite places, but alas no more.The last time that we visited at the same time of the year it was buzzing, but when we arrived it was like a ghost town. The lady on reception was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Liz G
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Fantastic location and extremely friendly staff. Perfect location for a family wanting a affordable chilled bush experience

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CharmaineH202
Reviewed 25 May 2018

The game reserve is lovely, The animals are a little hard to spot but when you do its well worth it. We stayed at the lodge for two nights and the accomodation was basic but adequate and very clean. The only down side is the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank rilliesmate
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Amazing place. Very beautiful park with great scenery and the kindest staff. Although we were here while all the bushes and trees were green we managed to see quite some game. Most impressive were all the white and black rhinos we saw. The campsite is...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Escape736213
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Beautiful game reserve with clean and spacious huts. If you are coming to see lions, you're in the wrong place, but with a bit of driving around in the park you will see a lot of other animals. Roads are real dirtroads and some of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Cees O
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We booked a camp sight at the bush camp in Ithala. This is real 4x 4 country and the roads are not really suitable to a sedan. The camp has no electricity and potable water and is unfenced. It has a beautiful setting at the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Maggie2212
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Very friendly staff at reception Accommodation was clean and spacious, we stayed in the 6 sleeper lodge/house. Be careful of the monkeys when you unpack your car, they robbed us! Don't leave the doors open to your house either, they are sneaky little guys! A...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Megan R
Reviewed 30 December 2017

A beautiful game reserve with a wide variety of wildlife to see. The roads are in very bad condition and we ended up getting stuck in the mud. These roads are definitely not advisable if you do not own a 4x4 vehicle. The toilets at...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank AdeleK160
Reviewed 27 December 2017

The reserve is well worth a visit. The sense of wilderness to be found here was quite beyond our expectations and KZN Wildlife deserve huge kudos for their foresight in preserving this area. On the downside, the infrastructure is visibly taking strain. Our stay in...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Mike W
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The roads are mostly acceptable for normal sedans, you just have to take it slowly and stay away from the 4x4 routes - they are what they say 4x4. Not sure how powerful your vehicle is, depending on which route you take... More
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