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    Kambaku Safari Lodge

    Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    “game drives” (137 reviews)
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    Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

    We stayed at Kambaku lodge on the first stop of our honeymoon and it exceeded all of our expectations. David the manager is the perfect host and has incredible local knowledge. All of the staff made us feel very welcome. The room itself was very...More

    Thank vicfsinc
    Response from Kambaku2007, Manager at Kambaku Safari LodgeResponded 9 October 2015

    Many thanks for your review - always appreciated. We are delighted that we helped in making your honeymoon special and we would love to see you again in the future - maybe anniversary soon? Kind regards David - on behalf of the Kambaku Team

    Reviewed 5 October 2015

    This is an amazing place with an excellent staff. The wildlife drives were outstanding. Not only did we see giraffes but also the big five plus wild dogs. The food was excellent and accommodations were very comfortable. Gideon and Eric were very knowledgeable on the...More

    Thank bobF9102WU
    Response from Kambaku2007, Manager at Kambaku Safari LodgeResponded 9 October 2015

    many thanks for your wonderful review and I am delighted that we not only fulfilled your wife's dream of seeing giraffe but also that we were able to show you the many other game animals that Timbavati has to offer -especially the rare wild dogs!...More

    Reviewed 4 October 2015

    Staying at Kambaku Safari Lodge was the highlight of our Safari experiences in South Africa. The Lodge is beautiful, with so many little touches to make it feel special & loved. We too liked the fact that it was solar powered & the subdued lighting...More

    Thank Beth G
    Response from Kambaku2007, Manager at Kambaku Safari LodgeResponded 6 October 2015

    Many thanks for your review - it is much appreciated and I will certainly share this with the team. I am delighted that you were fortunate to see the beautiful white lions - what a treat! I am delighted that you were able to enjoy...More

    Reviewed 2 October 2015

    My husband and I spent several days at the lodge, and were thrilled by the place itself (beautiful, peaceful, nice and private room), the wonderful staff (friendly, efficient, helpful), the very knowledgeable and fun guide, great spotter, the excellent food served family style, which allowed...More

    Thank doraymi11
    Response from Kambaku2007, Manager at Kambaku Safari LodgeResponded 6 October 2015

    Many thanks for your wonderful review. Of course we are delighted that we provided an experience 'beyond expectations' and also delighted that you were lucky enough to see the famous white lions. As you mention our sister lodge Kambaku River Sands is a short distance...More

    Reviewed 24 September 2015

    I can only agree with the other reviewers. This is the most amazing place. While being incredibly relaxed the staff provide a wonderful game experience, great food and excellent rooms. Our guide Evan and tracker Albert were amazing, but all staff were friendly, engaging and...More

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    Response from Kambaku2007, Manager at Kambaku Safari LodgeResponded 26 September 2015

    Many thanks for your positive review - and thanks very much for putting Timbavati on a par with the famous Masai Mara - as you rightly say they are totally different habitats but equally rewarding in the wildlife viewing. I will pass on your compliments...More

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free Internet
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    • Breakfast included
    • Spa
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
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    • US$446 - US$1,580 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
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    vivek2520
    25 April 2017|
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    Response from KambakuOwners | Property representative |
    Hi we do allow children of all ages to go out on game drives. We do advise that you look into booking a private vehicle for your family as standard drives can be quite long for very young children.
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    8 April 2017|
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    Response from KambakuOwners | Property representative |
    Hi sorry for the delayed reply but we most definitely do have fantastic locations for brilliant star gazing opportunities.
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    EllieM0
    21 February 2017|
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    Response from KambakuOwners | Property representative |
    Hi Ellie, Yes indeed all your game drives will be included as well as meals, local beers, soft drinks, tea/coffee etc. Anything further please don't hesitate to ask. All the best, Bryce
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