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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very comfortable in beautiful setting and close to Crocodile bridge into the Kruger Park. We did not have breakfast so cannot give an opinion. We thought that upgrading the tv and enough lighting for reading at night will make the stay more pleasurable.

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Mainz, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good Location directly at the egde of Kruger. We could see the hippos from the pool area. The rooms were extraordinary large with all you need for self catering and also for a pleasent night. Also the staff was awesome.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with my girlfriend in February 2017, and we had an amazing time! The lodge is wonderful; large and clean and with a great view to the Kruger Park. The owners and staff are incredibly nice and friendly, and they will truly go above and beyond for their guests. I really recommend visiting Buckler's.

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Roskilde
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Buckler's Africa was everything we hoped for. Beautifully situated overlooking the river, close to Crocodile Gate and very comfortable in every way. Friendly and helpful staff, wonderful breakfast, cleanliness everywhere. Wi-fi missing, though.

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Spijkenisse, The Netherlands
Reviewed 18 February 2017

It was a beautiful lodge and a stunning location with vieuws to the Kruger Park. The owner was a nice person. I'll definitely be back here. If i had to rate it would be a 10. The only pity was that there was no internet. But hey you can not have everything.

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Mokoo
Reviewed 17 February 2017

My friend and I stayed during January 2017, and were blown away by the hospitality and beauty of Bucklers. Our every need was catered for by the staff, and waking up in the morning to see elephants in the morning- incredible! Bucklers is really well located, 5 minutes from the gate to Kruger park, and 10 from a small town...

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Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Two friends and I had the most wonderful stay here. The accommodation is top class and the hospitality from our hosts was absolutely awesome. If you want to stay outside Kruger, but be close enough for day trips, then this is the place to stay. Overall, a very impressive experience.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We have just had the most amazing stay at Buckler's Africa. We wanted to visit the Kruger National Park, and Buckler's Africa is conveniently located about 5 minutes from the gate at Crocodile Bridge. We have 2 sons, so opted for the self catering option and it was absolutely perfect. Two bedrooms (both en-suite with fantastic outdoor showers), lounge, kitchenette...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We had a lovely time at Buckler's Africa. The team were very friendly and gave us some great tips for getting in and around the Kruger. The lodge is positioned right on the river - you hardly notice the other lodges. A great spot to enjoy the Kruger from without paying Kruger accommodation rates.

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Rio de Janeiro
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Buckler's Africa is a very well located lodge just outside Crocodile Bridge gate of the Kruger National Park, the garden of the lodge and most of the rooms have a beautiful view over the river into the park. We were received well and given a spacious room with a huge bathroom which did not even include the shower as that...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bordering on the Crocodile River & Kruger Park in a stunning setting is Buckler’s Africa with over 5 hectares of gardens and bush with its high thatch ceilings and cool terracotta tiles it is an oasis. Wake up to the sights and sounds of Africa from your air conditioned bedroom, pool & viewing deck offer endless hours of enjoyment, Crocodile Bridge Gate Kruger Park 10 min, Mozambique & Swaziland just over an hour. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Buckler's Africa

Address: off R571 between Komatipoort and Crocodile Bridge Gate, Kruger Park, Komatipoort 1340, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Komatipoort
Price Range: €80 - €247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Buckler's Africa 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“All the rooms have spectacular views on the river.”
 of 5 bubbles henniemalan, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have good views, I don't think there is any bad room.”
  • Master bedroom
  • Additional outdoor bathroom (ensuite Master bedroom)
 of 5 bubbles fraugast, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Previous question is misleading. Buckler's is luxury at a very reasonable rate.”
  • Our unit in the middle, with dining terrace on right
 of 5 bubbles SteveB654, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the 2 bedroom unit with a private walkway and patio. I can't speak for the rest of the units.”
 of 5 bubbles honestcustomer1981, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good but ask for those nearest to the pool”
 of 5 bubbles 86ChrisL, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
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