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    Shindzela Tented Camp

    Johnniesdale Farm | Hoedspruit, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
    011 27 87 550 9089
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    • Excellent87%
    • Very good10%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
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    “bush experience” (28 reviews)
    “game drives” (68 reviews)
    “walking safari” (17 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Airport Transportation
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Oct 29Oct 30
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 353 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    When my wife booked Shindzela it was based on reviews and price. Reviews as you can see are excellent and price was very attractive. The camp was basic but clean and well organized. Food also was basic but good. Guides were top notch and the...More

    Thank Gord M
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    If you are looking for a true nature experience this is what you are looking for. Tracker and ranger Raymond and Sam were super passionate and made all of our games superb memories =) For those debating between a lodge and a bush, we did...More

    Thank Jerome M
    Response from Shindzela, Front Office Manager at Shindzela Tented CampResponded 6 days ago

    Thank you Jerome M!

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Having spent 8 nights of mobile tented camping in Botswana (which was fantastic), Shindzela was a welcome accommodation! The atmosphere of the camp was friendly, casual, and all of the staff were very attentive. Enjoyed sitting on the front porch of our tent, and the...More

    Thank Thomas S
    Response from Shindzela, Front Office Manager at Shindzela Tented CampResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Thomas S Thank you for your kind review!

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We dropped into Shindzela Tented Camp as part of an overland African Safari. The camp was fantastic, with great accommodation and food. The game drives were not commercial, unlike others we went on and this really added to the experience. The guides were so passionate...More

    Thank samandnancy
    Response from Shindzela, Guest Relations Manager at Shindzela Tented CampResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi samandnancy Thank you for your review!!!

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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed in 4 different camps in Greater Kruger and this was by far the best. Rangers Ralph and Jaco were knowledgeable, funny, accommodating and kind. Tracker Raymond was the real deal. We saw extraordinary things on our safari drives- wild dogs, 7 rhinos at...More

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    Response from Shindzela, Guest Relations Manager at Shindzela Tented CampResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your kind and great review!!

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    Kerri C
    12 October 2017|
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    Response from trekker183 | Reviewed this property |
    Hello and thank you for your note. Yes, game drives are included in the price but game is very minimum, especially during the dry season, But the experience of being in an unfenced area is fantastic. True bush experience... More
    6 July 2017|
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    Response from Casper V | Reviewed this property |
    Roads are fine:.. your car will work
    25 April 2017|
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    Response from Shindzela | Property representative |
    Hi vivek2520 Thank you for your question. Unfortunately we do not allow kids younger than 10yrs at Shindzela Tented Camp. Most other family camps within the Greater Kruger Park do allow kids on Game drives, but not game... More
    Room Tips
    "There are only 8 (I think) tents, and none has a better view than another, though a few may have a better..."
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    "Try to be at tent nearest to pond where herds of elephants and buffaloes would head to and have a chance to..."
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    "I'd say Tent 5 has the best view of the dry riverbed and water hole where sometimes massive herds of..."
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    "Rooms are numbered 1-8 with 1 being closest to the common areas. The higher numbers afford greater privacy..."
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