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    Shumbalala Game Lodge

    Thornybush Game Reserve | Greater Kruger, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    2017-08-06 2017-08-07
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    • Excellent95%
    • Very good2%
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    • Poor1%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
    Pool
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    Multilingual Staff
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    #4 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
     
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    1 - 5 of 221 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This was he first time that I have been to the Kruger and we couldn't have chosen a better place than Shumbalala. Amazing Game drives with spotting the big 5. Edward (the game ranger) was an enthusiastic person who was willing to not only share...More

    Thank Pranisha M
    Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

    Our group of 5 just returned from our African safari trip. We started in Capetown but couldn't wait to start the safari portion of our trip! And Shumbalala (affectionately knicknamed Shangri-lala) did not disappoint!! From the moment we arrived we were treated like long-lost friends!...More

    Thank Amy-Jo K
    Reviewed 23 May 2017

    A true home feel in the hands of people who love what they do. We loved everything, the privacy, superb game drives with a personal touch and the food.......did I mention the food....Chef Maggie, your are my heroine.

    Thank ThabaniMyeza
    Reviewed 21 May 2017

    Small and Personal , Fire lit room , delightful food , friendly hosts , best relaxation and the best Game Drives ever experienced. Truly our best Wildlife experience in South Africa --We have travelled allot and this was simply amazing It's Magical

    Thank Duncan&Sherryn R
    Reviewed 20 May 2017

    This was our first Lodge in South Africa on this trip. The staff are superb. Madeleine ( with little Ed in a sock... Ed is a rescued tree squirrel 1) do a splendid job from arrival to departure. Darren is the most excellent Ranger, funny,...More

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    Kapama River Lodge
    1,690 reviews
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    Kapama Southern Camp
    587 reviews
    #3 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
     
    Kapama Buffalo Camp
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    Lion Sands - Tinga Lodge
    379 reviews
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Free Parking
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$1,071 - US$1,320 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Kruger National Park >
    • Thornybush Private Game Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Shumbalala Game Hotel Thornybush Private Game Reserve ,
    • Shumbalala Game Lodge South Africa/Thornybush Private Game Reserve
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    Traveller (158)
    Room & Suite (32)
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    mikejones361
    22 January 2017|
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    Response from FCHMngmnt | Property representative |
    Rates include all meals, two game drives per day, a game walk in the middle of the day, all meals and drinks during game drive. Extras for your account will be drinks at the lodge and other extras such as laundry, etc
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    "Great location and best game and bush experience"
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