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    The Outpost

    Makuleke Region, Kruger National Park 2146, South Africa
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    1 - 5 of 223 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    The Outpost is located at the very north end of the Kruger. close to the border with Zimbabwe and Mozambique. It is much less visited than the rest of the Kruger so safaris feel a little more personal and special. The real draw for this...More

    Thank Andrew H
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    WOW........ such a beautiful lodge in the middle of nowhere. Rooms: to die for view from every room out over the valley. Beautiful beds and pillows and night your bed is turned down with four poster mosquito nets. Simply lovely. The rooms are open air...More

    Thank Debridley R
    Response from Michael-theoutpost, General Manager at The OutpostResponded 2 days ago

    Whilst it is our obligation to make our guests feel special, it is also our pleasure. The staff take great pride and enjoyment in providing the level of service that they do. Thank you for this compliment - I will certainly share the feedback with...More

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    We stayed at Outpost for 1 night in Aug 2017 after staying at the lodge in April 2016 for 3 nights. On both occasions we enjoyed every moment of our stay - the friendly welcome, our wonderful room with the breathtaking view, lovely meals, friendly...More

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    Thank 611anital
    Response from TheOutpostLodge1, General Manager at The OutpostResponded 2 days ago

    It is always a great pleasure hosting repeat guests. I believe that there is a reason that one returns to a destination, and importantly, the experience must be as fulfilling as the initial visit. Your review is concise but encompasses everything - thank you. Kind...More

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    What a lovely place with even more lovely staff. Everything is exactly as promised in their pictures - no unpleasant surprises. The service is excellent and so are the premises. The staff consider themselves blessed to be part of such a high quality organisation and...More

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    Thank Marius700727
    Response from TheOutpostLodge1, General Manager at The OutpostResponded 2 days ago

    Marius, it is always such a pleasure receiving feedback like this. As the GM, I am blessed to have the staff that I do - it is a wonderful environment in which to work. I am pleased there were no surprises - what you see...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    The outpost was special. We have done many safaris and it is often the place we stay which makes it special. The outpost is definitely special. Contemporary, minimalistic created 'spaces, without walls made us stay and sleep at one with nature. Super comfortable, warm duvet...More

    Thank UncleDick
    Response from TheOutpostLodge1, General Manager at The OutpostResponded 1 week ago

    Your appreciation of the splendor of both the Outpost Lodge and the Northern Kruger is very pleasing to say the least. Furthermore, you complimentary comments about the quality of your dining experience and the care of the staff is appreciated - important and welcome feedback....More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$903 - US$1,336 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Kruger National Park
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    • The Outpost Hotel Kruger National Park
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    Traveller (188)
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    221.28 km away
     
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    donnakirkham
    28 April 2017|
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    Response from LaurenRitchieRare | Property representative |
    Dear Donna, I wouldn't be concerned about the cold. The weather in that part of the country is always quite a lot hotter in comparison. To ensure maximum comfort, there are hot water bottles placed inside the bed at... More
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    ggg777
    25 December 2016|
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    Response from Michael-theoutpost | Property representative |
    Good day, Travel time from Johannesburg is approximately 6.5 hours. You able to access The Outpost through Pafuri gate. We are situated in a malaria area, however we have had no reported cases. Self drives are only allowed... More
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    linodecarvalho
    31 October 2016|
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    Response from Michael-theoutpost | Property representative |
    Good day, we offer two game drives per day. One in the early morning and a further drive in the afternoon and into the evening. Sighting have been amazing. Including pangolin, Leopard kills as well as Lions. We have a large... More
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    "The higher your room number (1-12) the better view over the river you will have. Though a further walk from..."
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