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Nambiti Plains Private Game Reserve

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Cadillac, MI
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Nambiti Plains is a wonderful safari experience! The staff is excellent, friendly and they make sure your stay is wonderful! The meals and sundowners provide delicious food and drink. The guides are knowledgeable and friendly. I highly recommend Nambiti Plains.

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One word "Perfect!" What a sensational find this was. A small private game reserve which was out of this world. From the moment we were collected from the pick up point, to the moment we were dropped off, we just couldn't fault it. We arrived at the lodge and were greeted by the staff along with refreshments, and after a...

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NambitiPlains, General Manager at Nambiti Plains Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for a wonderful review! We are pleased to hear that the Elephants were a highlight! Nambiti Plains are designed to let our guests experience the best of both worlds - true luxury and the reality of the African wild... We look forward to your return visit!

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 13 March 2017

It is actually very difficult to put into words how amazing Nambiti Plains is. It is definitely a place one has to visit to experience just how excellent everything is. Our Suite (number 2) was beautiful and we couldn't believe the amount of different animals we viewed right from the loungers on our deck. The food was sublime. Every single...

1Thank 752tanjap
Santa Cruz
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing experience!!! Close encounters with lion, elephant, hippo, rhino as well as a wide selection of other animals. Spectacular views and 5 star accommodations with gourmet food and excellent service! All for great value! Our game rangers, Jay and Bernice, were amazing. making our game drives experiences to remember. Especially loved the night drive with a lion walking by us...

Thank David B
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We have been to Nambiti before but this lodge is superior. Our own chalet is very large and absolutely private with a large deck facing over to mountain ranges many miles away.The catering is excellent. Our ranger was recently qualified but very knowledgeable on all aspects, from birds to insects and flora and fauna as well as the many antelope...

1Thank Russell J
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Oh dear.. We had booked a two day stay here as part of a wider tour of this area of South Africa (our third visit to the area). Most of other lodges that we stayed had been family run and maybe this is partially what made the difference but almost as soon as we arrived we found to place to...

4Thank AB111960
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 28 December 2016

The location is isolated with little evidence of human habitation outside of the lodge. The stars at night on the clear nights were simply amazing. Accommodations where truly 5 star, the food was excellent and there was a little spice of thrill from having a lion in the lodge area one night! Game drives were excellent with good viewing, knowledgable...

3Thank Ted P
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 December 2016

A private game reserve covering a vast area near Ladysmith a few hours drive from Durban. We had the pleasure of a wedding at the lodge with game drives morning and evening for three days. All top quality with excellent guides with extensive and varied knowledge of the landscape and it's occupants. Our room and that of the other 5...

2Thank stevehutch
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Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Spent three great nights here. Staff, rooms and food all first class. The game drives were outstanding saw the big five and lots more. Brent and his team made the whole experience one we want to repeat. Keep up the good work. Colin Harrison

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Reviewed 30 November 2016

I'm writing this review from another 5 star hotel a few hours from Nambiti, wishing desperately that I could just go back to Nambiti Plains. The staff were incredibly helpful and friendly, our suite was massively spacious and luxurious, beautifully decorated, completely private and well equipped. The food was incredible, every meal over the 3 days was top class, and...

1Thank Dean L

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The Nambiti Plains Lodge is nestled amongst the fauna & flora of the spectacular Nambiti Game Reserve, a private Big Five bush retreat and game conservancy set on 22,000 acres of malaria-free bushveld in KwaZulu Natal. Nambiti Plains Private Game Lodge is just 3 1/2 hours from Johannesburg and 2 1/2 hours from Durban ... more   less 

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Address: Ellangslagte Road, Ladysmith 3370, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Ladysmith
Price Range: €306 - €493 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Nambiti Plains Private Game Reserve 5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Any of them; all stunning”
CarolineH405, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Suite 2 has a beautiful large deck and amazing views”
752tanjap, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Really no bad rooms.”
TedP684, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are similar with a different aspect of the plains”
stevehutch, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Suite no 1 is completely private”
, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
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