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    Jackalberry Lodge

    Guernsey Road | Thornybush Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We went through Costco Travel who used Lion World Travel and received several additional perks at Cape Town, the first leg of our trip, from those who went directly through Lion Travel. Upon arrival at Hoedspruit airport, the smallest airport we’ve ever seen, the group...More

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    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Jackalberry LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Serenity-Roma, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this detailed review - we really appreciate it. How wonderful that you got to see all of the Big 5, and more, during your stay! It really is incredible what the African bush can...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    we privatized the car and our guide made his best efforts to get the most of what mother Nature had to offer for these three deys. Nice views of leopards, beautiful lions at night. Rather small and comfortable lodge, nice food. Nice garden for birds...More

    Thank Marion490
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Jackalberry LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi there Marion490, thank-you for taking the time to leave a review, we really appreciate it. Take care.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    A really great stay. The whole thing is geared to seeing and getting close to the wildlife.  There are drives in the morning and evening and these set the timetable for the day. So breakfast and lunch are later than normal. Our room was comfortable and...More

    1  Thank Mark M
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Jackalberry LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi there Mark M, thank-you so much for leaving this review of your stay at Jackalberry Lodge! And just for the record, yes, we get most of our fresh produce from local community gardens :) Hope to see you back again at some point in...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Small lodge, rather pleasant with a very friendly team. We had a gluten-free requirement. But this was not really understood (in need of some specific training to avoid "accidents" for people with this kind of intolerance). All breads (GF or not) sevred in the same...More

    Thank Yves R
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Jackalberry LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hello Yves R, thank-you so much for taking the time to write this review and for sending us your feedback around gluten intolerance. I will make sure this gets escalated, so that we can improve on this. I'm thrilled to hear that you felt the...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Everything about this lodge is fantastic. The highlight is the game drives of course ! Game wardens & trackers go through the bush (on road & off road) finding game, driving feet from the animals,(Lions, Elephants, Hippos, Rinosours, Impala, Hudu,Buffalo, Birds etc.) hard to believe...More

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    Kapama Buffalo Camp
    415 reviews
    #2 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
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    Kapama Southern Camp
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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Price range
    • US$691 - US$857 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Kruger National Park >
    • Thornybush Private Game Reserve
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    Sigrav4
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    Response from Lauren S | Reviewed this property |
    Hi there, We had a transfer via Lions World Travel but I'm sure if you contact the lodge, they would arrange for someone to pick you up. Didn't see any taxis or anything at the airport so I would assume every lodge has... More
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    "Chalet #5 has a sitting room"
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    "This trip booked direct with Cheryl Gould @ Lion World Travel Toronto Canada. It was inclusive with Capetown..."
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    "7 lodges with the furthest being 1/10th of a mile from the main area. Every room is amazing!"
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    "We had room #5 and we had a small living room in addition to all the other amenities."
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