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Nambiti Plains Private Game Reserve

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Ellangslagte Road, Ladysmith 3370 South Africa See on map
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Had an amazing rest from the city buzz. Staff and guides were extremely friendly, their love for their jobs showed in the way they treated us. Will definitely go back in the future. I left well rested and glowing...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I went with seven of her overseas family to this wonderful lodge. It was our fourth visit there and each time we go we seem to enjoy it more. Magdela,the lodge manager was most attentive, and Rohan, our ranger was excellent.Other rangers,...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great place to experience - wonderful food, luxury accommodation and the game drives were beautiful. Would definitely recommend Nambiti Plains to anyone wanting a luxurious safari experience in beautiful South Africa.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing experience from start to finish. The staff were extremely attentive and there was great attention to detail throughout our stay. The room was beautiful and a definite highlight was seeing 5 different kinds of game right outside our room!

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Reviewed August 16, 2018

Spent 4 nights at the game reserve & left feeling rested, energised & well fed.The staff were exceptional while the chef delivered some great meals, he even baked me a chocolate cake for my Bday. Our game drive guide Jason was an excellent host &...More

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Nambiti Plains Game Lodge is nestled amongst the fauna & flora of the spectacular Nambiti Game Reserve, a private Big Five bush retreat and game conservancy set on 22,000 acres of malaria-free bushveld in KwaZulu ...More Natal. Nambiti Plains Private Game Lodge is just 4 hours from Johannesburg and 3 hours from Durban. Less
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South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Ladysmith
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October 6, 2017|
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Response from NambitiPlainsLodge | Property representative |
It depends on your time frame - ideally 3 nights is better for you to settle in and relax, but if two nights is the only time you have in a busy travel itinerary then it will do just fine.
Heather J
September 9, 2017|
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Response from NambitiPlainsLodge | Property representative |
Good day Heather and thank you for the inquire. We will gladly try and assist with your request. Our Honeymoon suites are very spacious - 90 square meters so we can add an additional single bed. Alternatively, a better... More
July 29, 2017|
Response from BrentScott | Property representative |
Good day. Yes, two game drives a day (one morning and one afternoon drive) are included in the price.
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