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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Really fantastic place in Karongwe game reserve. They welcome you at the entrance with warm towels and a refreshing drink as you look over the river bed. The rooms are really nice and the outside shower and bath are amazing , it's all you need in a bush setting. With 2 game drives a day you are pretty much guaranteed... More 

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Tzaneen
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights at the Manor House at the Kuname River Lodge with family and it was a wonderful experience. The game drives were excellent and the staff hospitality was fantastic. Experiencing wildlife in an open vehicle was something we will cherish forever.

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Bielefeld
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

We really enjoyed our stay at Kuname lodge. The staff was excellent and made our trip very special. We can recommend this place to everyone who wants to have excitement and relaxation at the same time.

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Reviewed 22 October 2016

Our stay at Kuname Lodge was absolutely perfect. The lodge, the staff, and the food was all top notch. Anita and Andre were wonderful hosts and our tracker and guide, Sandy and Peter, did a fantastic job with showing us all the wildlife in the reserve. We will definitely be staying here again and we have been recommending Kuname Lodge... More 

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Tzaneen
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

Really nice accommodations. Staff is outstanding as is the food. Game drives were great. Tracker and guide were very knowledgeable and made sure we saw the Big 5. This was a highlight of our trip to Africa.

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Thank susandU2133JH
Louisville, Kentucky
1 review
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Will never forget this trip but African Travel could have been more helpful with packing and travel information....and do it in a much more timely fashion. Could a traveler called the Lodge directly before coming with questions?

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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Me,my wife,father inlaw and sister inlaw have just spent a LOVELY 3 day stint at Kuname. The hosts Adrian and Anita were just absolutely fab. Their staff was second to none and EVERYONE was so keen to be of service. From the guy who opened the gate for us to Regina the "any gun can play" chef. I would HIGHLY... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Kuname Lodge was the first stop on our African Safari. We were spoiled from the minute we arrived. The staff was wonderful and attentive. The food was plentiful and delicious. The game drives were exciting and our trackers were well trained. We saw the Big Five all in one day! We loved the fact that it was a small lodge... More 

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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I just visited Kuname for three glorious nights and can truly say it was a once in a lifetime experience! The lodge itself is fantastic - clean, luxurious, very ' safari-chic.' The rooms have outdoor baths and showers (in addition to an indoor shower) which were absolute heaven in between morning and evening drives. And the drives... More 

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Middlebury, Indiana
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

Breathtaking views from the rooms and the main lodge as you watch elephants, monkeys, kudu, and so much more as if it were right out of a storybook. It was amazing that we were able to see the big 5 two days in a row on our game drives, thanks to our amazing guide and tracker Peter and Mosco. Both... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kuname River Lodge is an exclusive 5 star, 5 bed game lodge situated in the Karongwe Private Game Reserve in the Limpopo Province. Kuname which is 4.5 hours drive from Johannesburg and 45km from the Kruger National Park is easily accessible by both air and by road and offers some of the best big 5 game viewing and bird watching opportunities in Southern Africa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kuname Lodge

Address: Karongwe Game Reserve | R36 Highway, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Hoedspruit
Price Range: $502 - $2,245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Kuname Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Fantastic lodge available for family of 6”
 of 5 bubbles Oilbug, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms are equally the same and beautiful. I loved the outside showers. I stayed in room 5 which was an end unit, which I liked.”
 of 5 bubbles tdago58, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room No. 1 was great, with a big outdoor shower area”
  • View from outside (Bench)
  • Bench to relax - outdoor shower in the background
  • Outdoor Shower
 of 5 bubbles miracolimuc, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The Manor House is amazing for families. Very peaceful place to stay.”
 of 5 bubbles lornalandlady, 10 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The Manor house for a family; otherwise all rooms are good with private decks overlooking the river”
 of 5 bubbles Patbrink279, 30 Jul 2015 | Read review
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