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    Toro Yaka Bush Lodge

    Sable Road, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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          Overview
          • Excellent96%
          • Very good3%
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          • Poor1%
          • Terrible0%
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          “game drives” (95 reviews)
          “infinity pool” (10 reviews)
          “other guests” (23 reviews)
          Paid Wifi
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          Kapama Buffalo Camp
          386 reviews
          #2 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
           
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          #4 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
           
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          1 - 5 of 345 reviews

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          I just can't recommend this place highly enough! Yes, this place has everything you would expect from a nice private reserve lodge - comfortable large rooms, great grounds, top restaurants worthy food, memorable drive and walk safaris with highly experienced guides and a welcoming team...More

          1  Thank Igor P
          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          The glowing reviews are well-deserved, as the rooms, food, hospitality and game drives are all exceptional. What really stood out for us was the depth of knowledge and respect Mike and Steve have and share about the wildlife and ecosystems of Kruger. Most people go...More

          1  Thank Leah H
          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          Thanks to Steve and Nicole for sharing their Toro Yaka, "My Dream". Everyone should come to Africa at least once in their life, but particularly to Toro Yaka for an affordable 5 star, true wildlife experience. We stayed for 7 nights in May, and every...More

          2  Thank 141whatsup
          Reviewed 13 May 2017

          Steve and Nicole ( the owners of Toro Yaka) have created a delightful oasis in the African Bush. Nicole''s attention to detail translates into impeccably trained staff, delicious healthy meals and wonderfully comfortable rooms. Steve''s quiet demeanor belies an interesting depth of knowledge and passion...More

          1  Thank QuizzyTripper
          Reviewed 3 May 2017

          After much research and reading the many rave reviews, my husband and I chose Toro Yaka as our first ever safari lodge experience. Now, I'm not sure we could ever go to another and have it be even close to being as special as this...More

          1  Thank Miho1811
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          About
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          Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
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          • Free Parking
          • Laundry Service
          • Airport Transportation
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          • Air Conditioning
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          • Pool
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          • Price range
          • US$94 - US$1,607 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 6
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          • Location
          • South Africa >
          • Kruger National Park >
          • Balule Nature Reserve
          • Also Known As
          • Toro Yaka Bush Lodge South Africa/Balule Nature Reserve
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Bridget D
          I am interested in the details of the game drives that are provided by the hotel. are the drives actually in Kruger? Or are they only in Balule Nature Reserve? Also, which airport do you fly into to get to Toro Yaka?
          7 January 2017|
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          Response from NicoleBaillie | Property representative |
          Hello Bridget, Thank you for the enquiry. All our safari activities (game drives and bush walks) are conducted in the Balule Nature Reserve. We can organise days trip stop the Kruger National Park if you like. The Closest... More
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          Liza M
          Hello! I want to plan a trip here for next year, I'm wondering what seasons are best, and also is safari included in the stay here or do you pay for it desperately? If so what are the costs please?! Thank you!
          15 June 2016|
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          Response from MonaA54 | Reviewed this property |
          I went in April weather still warm but not too hot to enjoy the safari. you stay at the lodge and then pay for as many drives as you want. They normally have one early morning and one early evening. i am not sure of the... More
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