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Reviewed 27 September 2016

We came to Ku Sungula as part of our honeymoon and it was our first stop in the Greater Kruger Park area. We had an incredible time staying here, It's absolutely beautiful. Well laid out grounds, amazing accommodation, great food and lovely people. We would suggest this place to any of our friends.

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Miriam B, Manager at Ku Sungula Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Catherine, It was a pleasure hosting you and we are glad that we could make this special trip so wonderful for you. Thank you again for your visit and for taking the time to write this review. Warm regards from Balule Miriam

Hoedspruit
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Makes you really think your in the african bush. Loved the game drives with Bert and Oupa and also the bush walks with Adele. The Braai was also nice and cosy with the fire. Good service and it's also nice that it is so close to Kruger. Had a lovely time at Ku Sungula!

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Miriam B, Manager at Ku Sungula Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and kind words. It was a pleasure having you here. Kind regards Miriam

Philippines
Reviewed 23 April 2016

We enjoyed the simplicity of the place with the little surprises and details. Miriam and Wilma are very helpful and made the place like a home for us for 4 days. The small game drive at the bush and a day in kruger is amazing because it's very exclusive for just us three as well as our tour to blyde...

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Miriam B, Owner at Ku Sungula Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It was lovely to host you and we are glad you had such a good time with us. We would love to welcome you back in the bush. Miriam

England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2016

We had such a great time, thanks for having us! Our rooms were gorgeous and dinner under the stars was such a treat, not to mention fantastic sightings, and beautiful tours of the local area. Highly recommended to anyone travelling around this area wanting an amazing time, an escape from reality and friendly staff. This is 1000% worth your money,...

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Miriam B, Owner at Ku Sungula Safari Lodge, responded to this review

We really enjoyed hosting you here. Thank you for your visit and for taking the time to write a great review. It was fantastic that you saw so much on the game drives, I hope to welcome you again in future. Warm regards from the bush

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Very happy for choosing Ku Sungula for our 2-night stay in Balule. The place is in such a natural location that makes you feel so relaxed. Good amenities and meals. Staff was very helpful too. We might visit soon.

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Miriam B, Owner at Ku Sungula Safari Lodge, responded to this review

It would be lovely to welcome you back in the bush. Thank you for your visit and for taking the time to write a review. warm regards from the bush Miriam

Lulea, Sweden
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Beautiful, peaceful, charming. Nature around the corner. A genuine safari experience. Friendly staff and good service. Dinners could be better but that's not so important. We really recommend this lodge.

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Miriam B, Owner at Ku Sungula Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us and for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your feedback as it helps us to improve. We are working on the dinners. It was a pleasure to host you and we hope to welcome you back some time. Warm regards from the bush Miriam

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Wooow what a place to stay! It was awesome. While swimming in the pool we spotted somde giraffes passing by. We were also very lucky to stee all the members of the big five on the game drive. I would definitely recommend thuis place!

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Miriam B, Owner at Ku Sungula Safari Lodge, responded to this review

We are very pleased that you had such a wonderful time at our lodge. Thank you for visiting us and for taking the time to write a review. It was a pleasure to welcome you at our lodge. Warm regards from the bush Miriam

Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I stayed for 2 nights and organised one walking tour and one game drive. Both of which were amazing and we saw lots of animals. The room was excellent, spacious, very clean, air con. Food was good and the place was impressive and better than the pictures suggest. Would recommend this place to stay.

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Miriam B, Owner at Ku Sungula Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and kind words. It was a pleasure hosting you.

Flensburg, Germany
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Amukela is a small lodge that offers everything you need. In the Summer the aircon and the Pool are a big plus. From the Pool and the terrace you can watch elephant and impalas walking by. The stuff was really friendly and helpful and the food was really good as well. Go on a Game Drive in the private Balule...

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Miriam B, Owner at Ku Sungula Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We enjoyed having you here

Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 15 December 2015

We spend three nights at Amukela and we highly recommend a stay there. The rondavels are clean and in good shape, air conditioned with a separate bathroom with shower. Breakfast and dinner was prepared individually after arriving from the game drives. For the time between the morning drive and the evening drive there is a small pool at the property....

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Amukelaan, Owner at Ku Sungula Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us, it was a pleasure hosting you.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ku Sungula is a small intimate lodge located in the Balule private reserve, part of the Greater Kruger park. Besides accommodation we offer safaris, day trips, excursions and complete vacations. Our typical African rondawels have an en-suite bathroom and private terrace. Our shady terrace and the pool overlook a small waterhole. Discover the magic of Africa ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ku Sungula Safari Lodge

Address: 19 Sable Road | Greater Kruger Park, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa (Formerly Amukela Game Lodge)
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Balule Nature Reserve
Price Range: £130 - £228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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