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Chapungu Tented Bush Camp

Kruger National Park, South Africa
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  • Thornybush Game Reserve
    3.4 km
  • 4 star hotel
  • Pool
Reviewed 6 days ago
Wonderful experience
My husband and I recently spent 2 nights at Chapungu which we... more
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I recently spent 2 nights at Chapungu which we thoroughly enjoyed. It is a lovely camp with excellent staff and delicious food. We were very well looked after and the game viewing was superb - the big five, plus many smaller, interesting creatures, thanks to our ranger and tracker who were outstanding. The camp is small and...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travelled as a group of 6. Accommodation was good and comfortable. The food was excellent and very varied. The game drives were very good with a ranger who was friendly and very knowledgeable. We also did guided walks during the day which were very interesting. We saw all the animals. Staff at the camp were helpful and friendly.

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Thank nickypar
Yorkshire
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Spent four nights here in the tented camp. A wonderful place, staff were lovely and helpful. Food delicious. At night we had dinner in different areas and each place had lanterns around making it look lovely. The accommodation had all the requirements needed, even had a bath on the outside terrace. You were escorted to your room at night and...

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Thank littlewy
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I couldn't give this place a 5 because we stayed at another place in Greater Krueger that was just so amazing it made this place seem slightly lacking, even though this place was technically nicer. What we liked: - SAFARI - they did a great job to get us to see the Big 5 among lots of other cool animals....

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Thank Brenna R
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Not quite as expected in terms of views. See photo from our room. Public areas were very nice though, nice candle lit path to outside eating area. Need to sort out communication with cleaners since on the morning of our departure we had left the suitcases nearly completed on the bed to go and get breakfast. On our return, the...

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Thank Mary C
Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Been to South Africa a few times and this was a first time a Thornybush. The staff is fabulous and the food was delicious. I felt well taken care of and spoiled. The chapungu camp was peaceful and had animals around and even walking through. The beds were comfortable and I loved the glass shower door to see directly outside!...

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Grand Cayman
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

I visited Chapungu in 2008. 8 years later I still remember it like I was there yesterday and still remains the best vacation I ever had! What made it even more perfect is that I did it with dad! Arrived via Joberg on a short flight on BA to Hoedspruit. The accommodation is perfect with air conditioned rooms and the...

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Thank OC345
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I was travelling with Zephyr Adventures, a group trip of 16. The moment we arrived, after a shaky plane ride, we were greeted by all of the friendly staff with homemade lemonade which was refreshing. Porters took our luggage to each room, and we were given a safety briefing/rules/schedule for the three days we were attending. We were then escorted...

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Thank MorganKlaif28
Hugo, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I loved this safari! There were 16 of us and we were the only group at this luxery tented camp. We had Ocean and Eric as our rangers and Aubrey and Victor as our trackers. These four guys were so professional and very good at their jobs. The staff was very nice and the tented camp was very comfortable and...

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Thank 7wonderstraveler
Sudbury, Canada
Reviewed 22 October 2016

The people and service at Chapungu were terrific! Would recommend them to all my family and friends. The accomodations were beautiful, the food was amazing, and the game drives were awesome! Our stay exceeded our expectations by a mile.

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the heart of the Thornybush Nature Reserve the nostalgic guest will find Chapungu Tented Bush Camp. Tastefully furnished in old world colonial splendour, in a style and class of a bygone era. Eight comfortable air-conditioned en-suite tents offer private and exclusive accommodation. Boma dinners are an occasion and an opportunity to select a bottle from the stock of fine wines and to savour the finest fare. Settle around a log fire to recount the days’ game experiences before retiring to the lounge for a night-cap, or the comfort of your tent. Our passion for hospitality and the excitement of dawn and dusk safaris in an open safari vehicle, ensuring close and unrestricted encounters with the wild. The more adventurous are encouraged to join an experienced game ranger on a walk as he interprets and discusses Africa's footprint. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chapungu Tented Bush Camp

Address: Kruger National Park, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Thornybush Private Game Reserve
Price Range: $784 - $869 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Chapungu Tented Bush Camp 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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Chapungu Camp Hotel Thornybush Private Game Reserve
Chapungu Tented Bush Camp South Africa/Thornybush Private Game Reserve
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“There are no differences in the tents, there are only eight in total, the lower numbers are a little closer.”
 of 5 bubbles littlewy, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“5 was the closest to the common area”
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“Don't worry about the thin netting windows, the lions won't bother you unless you give them a reason.”
 of 5 bubbles BabyElephant789, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms from what i'm aware were the same layout and you would have a similar experience in any.”
 of 5 bubbles CallumS526, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We have stayed in unit 1 2 times, it is great and it is amazing to hear the leopards at night.”
 of 5 bubbles curious387, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
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