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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was refreshingly relaxing and Gugu was amazingly helpful and sweet. We enjoyed cooking in the communal kitchen as we got chatting to guests from all over the world. We sat around the bonfire until after midnight....will definitely visit again!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at this backpackers in March with friends to visit the Hluhluwe game reserve. I was disappointed about the room, warm and really humid, making it impossible to dry towels and sleep properly at night. The water of the advertised swimming pool was green and not appealing, I haven't seen anybody chance bathing in it during our 2 night...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This bush camp is outside Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park and we stayed as part of a university study tour. I really enjoyed it. The accommodations were great (I stayed in one of the cabins). There were definitely bush babies living in the loft of my cabin which honestly terrified me at first, but after the first night I was fine (after realizing...

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Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The place was very nice in the middle of the bush with monkeys saying hi through the day. Even if the rooms were quite old and a bit smelly, everything was well maintenanced and clean. We choose this accomodation because we read everywhere that they offer safaris to the park. When we checked in the lady at the reception was...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Isinkwe was just as an beautiful experience that we expected. The peaceful and eco-friendly environment and room was really relaxing. To watch the sweet bush babies being fed after dinner was very cute. But of course the safari was the highlight. We saw all kinds of animals except lions, at a close distance. The only thing that was not so...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We arrived in the early evening and left very early the next morning so didn't have a great deal of time at Isinkwe. However, this was our third visit and each visit is just as pleasant as the one before! Will definitely use again

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East London, South Africa
Reviewed 2 December 2016

We stayed over night on the way to kosi bay ; we found it very secure for our boat and bakkie fully loaded with camping and fishing stuff ; staff was very friendly ; the dinner was good and enough food ; the breakie was good and plenty of food ; this will be a new place for me whenever...

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Chisinau, Moldova
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Ideal for Zulu land discovery Nice location Nice unexpected dinner Better for young people Anyway it was really out of Jobourg reality Nature calm Close to Cheetah nursery and Zulu village Friendly and relax

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We only stayed there for a night on the way further north. It's a cheap accommodation so don't expect too much. The cabins are somewhat dark and small but nevertheless clean. The staff is very friendly and they have a daily evening bushbaby-feeding which is cute. Kitchen and braai area is ok. We and one other couple were the only...

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Prague
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We only went to Isinkwe for a night as all of the accommodations in Hluhluwe National park were booked at the day, but what a pleasant place we have found! Self catering unit is just perfect and on the top of that we finally met bushbabies which are fed in there every evening. At the time of our stay we...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The camp is situated 15 km south of Hluhluwe, within indigenous woodland bushveld. Accommodation options consists of a self-catering chalet, en-suite double or twin rooms and standard double or twin rooms, family rooms, dormitories and camping. Our lodge offers meals, breakfast and dinners, next to the swimming pool and entertainment area. We offer 4x4 open-vehicle safaris to Hluhluwe/iMfolozi Game Reserve. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Isinkwe Backpackers Bushcamp

Address: Bushlands Turnoff from N2 | Bushlands, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Hluhluwe
Price Range: $38 - $92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Isinkwe Backpackers Bushcamp 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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“self catering unit has everything you might want:-)”
ManaPet, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“No A/C so visiting in the cooler months will be advised.”
Deon1972, 17 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The original rooms are more basic but they have added some super nice new rooms beautiful set in the bush.”
Tekwenibackpack, 7 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The best way to visit the game reserve is to go with some local people who know Hluhluwe/iMfolozi well.”
2CanadianTravellers, 19 Sep 2014 | Read review
“avoid concrete room 3 at all costs-smells so badly of of mildew and should be demolshed - I hope there are no more like it”
236jamie, 4 Jan 2014 | Read review
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