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Annecy, France
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The outpost has definitely a very nice location on a top if a hill overlooking the luvhuvu river and the bush. The rooms are large and comfortable, it has one of the best "bathroom with a view" we have ever experienced! Staff is friendly and professional. We spent 5 nights there in our honeymoon and we enjoyed it a lot....

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Paris, France
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Perfect place for a relaxing stay! The staff takes care of you like no one! Diner is delicious, pool area is great. and the games are great (if you are not there to see the big 5) and the guides listen to want you want to see!

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Knysna, South Africa
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Our family of 4 spent four nights at The Outpost and what a unique wilderness experience! From the amazing 'spaces' with their open-plan layout and bush vistas, to the friendly staff and wonderful food, the Lodge itself was a pleasure to enjoy. Exploring the surrounding wilderness areas of the Pafuri region with a knowledgeable guide, both on foot and on...

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 5 October 2016

As you are advertising that the Lodge is in Kruger Park you should be able to drive inside Kruger as the Lodgre is NOT really in. Kruger. We feel you are falsly advertising yourself as a Kruger Lodge eventhough beeing in Makuleke(?), this means that BIG 5 is not really likely to be seen during your drives, the cats are...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 17 September 2016

My wife and I recently spent 4 nights at The Outpost. It was a wonderful experience!A remarkable lodge and excellent food in a unique landscape. We travel a lot and we have never come across such friendly professional staff who all enjoy working together as a team.Highly recommended!

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Bochum, Germany
Reviewed 16 September 2016

The rooms are extraordinary and the view is great. During the Game drives there are many nice spots for a sundowner where the guides brings you to, e.g. Gorges, Fever tree Forest, River... The Food is very delicious and of high quality.

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Newark, Delaware
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The three sides of the rooms open up completely so that you are almost sleeping outdoors, with all the comforts of a resort hotel. All the staff were terrific, lots of individual attention and care given.

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Thank you kindly for your great review. The views from our Spaces certainly are incredible. We are thrilled you felt at home at The Outpost.

Fish Hoek, South Africa
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The service at The Outpost was excellent, the staff were friendly and helpful and nothing was too much trouble. The room was unbelievable, with remote controlled blinds opening up on wide views and allowing the whole room to be open to the fresh air, and no detail was spared, right down to the Nespresso machine. Meals too were excellent and...

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Thank you for the compliments and for sharing your experience at The Outpost. Our staff certainly do have a passion for what they do.

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 30 August 2016

The Outpost is one of the most beautiful places I have ever stayed. The staff is friendly and courteous. My sister was injured at the time and they drove to another lodge to pick up a wheelchair for her stay. The guides for the game drives were extremely knowledgeable and took the time to answer questions and seek out each...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We spent 4 days at this magical spot. Everything is incredible: the food, the service, the accommodation and the setting!! We loved our game drives and especially our game walk. We had a private dinner under the stars which one of the best experiences I have ever had. I definitely recommend this spot for a unique and special bush experience!

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The Outpost lies in the Makuleke Contractual Park, a vast and remote wilderness area bordered to the north by the Limpopo River and Zimbabwe and to the east by Crooks Corner and Mozambique.The Big 5 Makuleke Contractual Park measures some 26 500 hectares and is well known for its abundant wildlife including less common species not evident in the southern and central regions of the park. Apart from large herds of elephant and buffalo, guests will be able to see Nyala, an antelope which is not easily found in the more southern regions of the park, and over 350 recorded bird species. The diverse terrain of the region includes Mopane Woodlands, Fever Tree forests, Acacia thickets as well as some of the largest and oldest Baobab specimens. ... more   less 

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Address: Makuleke Region, Kruger National Park 2146, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Price Range: $425 - $1,473 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Outpost 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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“All rooms have incredible views and look the same inside and out. All great!”
 of 5 bubbles NielM_11, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with the bets views are a distance from lodge so choose convenience or views”
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“The view of the rooms are exceptional. Experiencing the sunrise was beyond imagination. Just an absolute WOW!”
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