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Kambaku River Lodge

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Kambaku River lodge, Malelane Kruger National Park offers 140 meters of private river frontage, spacious, luxurious accommodation, self-catering, or dinner and breakfast served to your private patio with views of the Crocodile River and the Kruger National Park, home to the Big Five. Elephants, hippo, rhino, buffalo and leopard are just a few of the animals that can be spotted from the comfort of your suite or superb river deck. Safaris arranged with pick-ups from the lodge or self drive into the park. Play golf at the famous Leopard Creek Golf Course or visit the Mac Mac falls, Gods window, Barberton, Swaziland or Mozambique. Body massage in your private suite or at our comfortable Dzombo Spa. Relax around the various pools sipping cocktails as you watch the wildlife come to drink on the banks of the river. Sunsets and star gazing around your fire-pit listening to the call of the wild. Graded 5* Lodge
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Airport Transportation
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Kruger Mpumalanga Intl Airport33 km
Skukuza Airport64 km
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Great location at the banks of Crocodile River with a huge beautiful garden overlooking the Kruger National Park. You can see Elephants, Buffalo, Antelopes and Hippos (and more) from your terrace or lookouts on the grounds. We stayed in the Honeymoon Suite for 4 nights,...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great service - fantastic location - value for money - peaceful. We were spoilt wrotten. We loved Martha who was at our every beg and call and the fact that we were served our breakfast and supper at our room was an extra bonus.More

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Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from Leanne S, Owner at Kambaku River LodgeResponded 2 days ago

Hello and Thank you so much for taking the time to give us such a lovely review and we are so please that you loved your stay with us. Martha especially has a big smile for her mention and your kind words. Warm regards Leanne...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can I say about this place other than absolutely perfect. From the moment we were collected from the airport to the hugs goodbye we were treated not as guests but as part of the kambaku family, everyone was so loving and welcoming and the...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks Martha, Anzelle, Leanne, Elvis and Denis for making our stay so perfect. We can see how much love and care you put in everything you do around here. We felt as if we were at our home! :) Congrats for running this amazing place...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Daniellasttry
Response from Leanne S, Owner at Kambaku River LodgeResponded 2 days ago

Dear Daniela Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a 5/5 score and we are so happy that you loved your stay with us. We really do hope that we will get to see you again. Warm regards Leanne and the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely incredible place and the staff goes out of their way to make your stay unforgettable. We stayed at Kambaku for 3 nights and loved everything about it - the place is really well located and right next to one of the park's gates. The...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Leanne S, Owner at Kambaku River LodgeResponded 2 days ago

Hello and thank you so much for giving us such a stunning review and we are so please when we manage to live up to our guests expectations with a 5/5. So glad that you got to see the wild dog and hopefully that made...More

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21 February 2018|
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Response from Leanne S | Property representative |
So sorry for my delay in replying I am not used to answering on trip adviser so I missed your question. We have various safari option so they are not included in the accommodation price. Send me your email and we can... More
Yuri R
30 September 2017|
Response from Leanne S | Property representative |
Hi Yuri - please see our email directly to you and we look forward to seeing you soon.
Room Tips
"All suites are nice"
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"Stayed in Honeymoon suit and Shawu. Both lovely"
25 Sep 2018
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"We had a lodge room but I imagine they were all stunning!"
6 Aug 2018
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"Try to get one of the rooms next to the river"
13 Jul 2018
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US$231 - US$623 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaMpumalangaMalelane
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