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Reviewed September 9, 2016

An amazing stay at Umlani. A rustic get-a-way, in a real Bush camp. Our Ranger Shadreck and Tracker Cabinet did such a great job and found some great animals for us. We went on a Bush walk and had time in the tree house. It...More

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Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded December 15, 2016

Thank you for your review of Umlani happy to see it was an amazing life changing experience for you. we look forward to your return one day :) Marco

Reviewed September 7, 2016

Can't even describe what an amazing experience this was. Staff was so friendly and helpful from the second I booked. Food was terrific, Rangers and trackers spectacular. Saw all of the Big 5 and more! Would highly recommend!

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Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded December 15, 2016

Thank you so much for highly recommending Umlani we truely appreciate it and happy to hear your experience was amazing . Look forward to welcoming you back one day in future. all our best Marco

Reviewed September 6, 2016

We arrived to the hotel at late evening and have been meeting with great warms. The pass was light up with candles and looks as a fairyland! We loved everything there even it wasn't a luxury place but magical! Thanks to everyone there you made...More

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Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded December 15, 2016

Thank you for your lovely review and description of your arrival with the path lit with candles and warm greeting. Happy your stay was unforgettable hope to see you again one day . Best regards Marco

Reviewed September 4, 2016

Everyone here was very friendly and accommodating at all times. Food was varied and plentiful. The room was spotless. Game drives were twice daily. The morning drives were more quiet, but the evening drives were filled with animals including the Big 5, leopards, a baby...More

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Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded December 15, 2016

Thank you for your excellent review of Umlani we appreciate it . Amazing you saw a Pangolin very rare indeed . I have only seen one twice in my life having spent many years in the African bush. Hope to see you back again one...More

Reviewed September 1, 2016

Myself and my husband visited Umlani earlier this month for 3 nights. I truly could not have asked for better. The best experience of our lives. The camp only caters for approx 20 people so there is a real family feel. Food is excellent and...More

Thank Helen R
Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded December 15, 2016

Thank you for the lovely review.... we appreciate it and are very happy to hear it was one of the best experiences of your lives :) . Glad your game viewing was good also thank you for the great recommendation. Best regards Marco

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Kerri S
October 11, 2017|
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Response from Umlani | Property representative |
Hello Traveller Yes, all game drives are included in your stay. Kind regards Umlani Team
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Rebecca F
November 17, 2016|
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Response from Lizzie86_1 | Reviewed this property |
Breakfast after Safari was proper breakfast. Eggs made to order, toast, bacon, fresh fruit. One day we had lamb "bacon"! Lunch was salads and meat of some kind. Dinners were ox tail, lamb, etc. Usually one or two choices... More
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Kim Van N
September 20, 2016|
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Hi Kim We use gas geysers to heat water for showers these gas heaters work on demand. Hot/warm water is available any time you require it. We have a solar powered charge station for electronic devices cameras , cell... More
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