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    Jackalberry Lodge

    Guernsey Road | Thornybush Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 2128, South Africa
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We were a group of 12 people so pretty much had the lodge to ourselves. The staff under the management of Atasha was top notch. We enjoyed excellent food and saw all the big five and more. Our ranger Willie and tracker John showed us...More

    Thank Review1950
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Jackalberry LodgeResponded yesterday

    Hi there Review1950, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this review. How thrilling to have seen what you saw! I'm so happy that you had such a great time here with us. Hope to see you back again some day. Take care.

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Absolutely fantastic stay !!!! We came here as a group of 8 adults and must say we had the best times of our lives . The credit goes to the excellent staff- our guide and trackers made sure we saw everything and were very knowledgeable...More

    Thank manish z
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Jackalberry LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Hi there manish z, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this review. I'm thrilled that you got to see so much, and experience a bush walk on top of everything else! So glad you had a good time :) Looking forward to...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    All staff wonderful & warm, responsive. Lodging was SUPER, with views into the near bush. Animals visit the property;i.e. Nyala, Elephant, monkeys....etc... We saw the BIG 5 on the 1st visit to the bush...great advantage with private reserve is Rangers can follow animals into the...More

    Thank Cheryl P
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Jackalberry LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Hi there Cheryl P, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this review! I'm so glad that you got to see the Big 5 on your first visit :) Hope to see you back with us again soon. Take care.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    This lodge is absolutely fantastic! Atashja the manager was amazing and very helpful. I may have butchered her name. She was always concerned about how our drives went and did we need anything. Our butlers Lucas and Koos were very attentive and so sweet. They...More

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

    Hi there allisouthcarolina, thank-you so much for leaving this review :) How wonderful that you got to see so much. I'll make sure to pass your compliments on to the staff. Hope to see you back again some day.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This was the site of our first African safari trip and it has always stood out in our minds so we decided to stay here on our most recent trip. It was just as nice as we remembered! We only had 2 nights here but...More

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

    Hi there tusenkatts, thank-you for taking the time to leave this review of your stay at Jackalberry Lodge :) How wonderful that Thornybush was your first safari experience, and that you decided to come back again! Let's hope there is a third visit in the...More

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    About
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    • Pool
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    • Free Parking
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    • Multilingual Staff
    • Airport Transportation
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • US$722 - US$896 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • Kruger National Park >
    • Thornybush Private Game Reserve
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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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