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Umkumbe Safari Lodge

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Overview
Luilekker Farm Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Kruger National Park South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Paid Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Umkumbe was the highlight of our holiday. The people where great and tried to make the best out of our stay and game drives as possible. We even saw the beautiful Leopard 3 times . It was a pity we couldn’t find the lion’s ....More

Thank Janny R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a small (our first) safari experience and to be honest we couldn’t fault it. The staff were very welcoming on arrival and very informative. The food was great and served outside by a fire every evening and the drink was very reasonable and...More

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I had a wonderful time here at Umkumbe SL. The staff were friendly and kind, food good, animals FABULOUS. Enjoyed quiet afternnons by the pool. The game drives are not for the faint of heart as you are travelin goff road but so much fun!

Thank teri w
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Umkumbe lodge overlooks the Sand River & is good basic 3 star lodge. My wife & I stayed in “Giraffe” a large room that was comfortable but whilst an outdoor shower might be nice in summer, only having a bath tub in winter was a...More

Thank OE4ME
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Lodge itself was very clean and tidy. Staff was friendly and polite. Safari guide was excellent and very knowledgeable. Food was good and tasty. Make sure you have plenty of change for staff gratuity as you struggle to get change at the lodge. Struggled to...More

Thank imranjamil786
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Description
Umkumbe Safari Lodge is located in the Sabi Sand Wildtuin, considered by many to be the premier wildlife reserve in South Africa. Located on the banks of the seasonal Sand River, Umkumbe Safari Lodge is ...More perfectly situated in one of the best Big Five game viewing destinations in Africa. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$460 - US$599 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Umkumbe Safari Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
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Umkumbe Safari Lodge South Africa/Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Location
South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$460 - US$599 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Umkumbe Safari Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
,
Umkumbe Safari Lodge South Africa/Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Location
South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
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Traveller (362)
Room & Suite (62)
Pool & Beach (23)
Dining (11)
Family and Play Areas (4)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Questions & Answers
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Lauren G
17 September 2018|
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Response from 674brettt | Property representative |
Hi Lauren Skukuza is a lot closer - about an hour drive from Umkumbe. Nelspruit is about 2.5 hour drive. The flights into Nelspruit are generally less expensive than into Skukuza. Hope that helps. The Umkumbe Team
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italiangirl2020
25 May 2018|
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Response from 674brettt | Property representative |
Yes our reservations office can arrange transfers from the airports to Umkumbe return for you. And we do cater for vegetarians as well.
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Bridget H
14 April 2018|
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Response from 674brettt | Property representative |
Hi Bridget Yes all meals are included in the rate. You will have a light breakfast before morning game drive, then a brunch when you return and then a light lunch later in the day, followed by dinner in the evening after... More
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Room Tips
"Close to the main lounge"
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"The price was part of the tour. Hard to judge overall expense on that basis."
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"River view"
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"Some cabins face the river which we thought was nicer than those that face the bush."
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