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Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

This River cap is one of the best I ever been. The staff is amazingly well trained to work in the wild. The safari trip to Krueger park was fantastic. Highly recommend! We travelled with our daughters and it was very safe and friendly for children.

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Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 15 July 2016

As part of a two week vacation in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana we stayed at Balule River Camp for a week. It turned out to be a one-of-a-kind experience. The lodge is situated 13 km from the main road (on a very bumpy road) next to the Balule River. The surroundings are beautiful and the wild life is literally...

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Thank Christian N
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Reviewed 17 December 2014

After spending hours planning our trip to Limpopo, we booked (in August) and paid for the first stage of the trip at Balule River Camp over the Christmas period. My wife recently sent an e-mail enquiring about the directions to the Camp (luckily). We were informed by Balule Management that they had no reservation booking for us and the were...

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Jesper K, Direktør at Balule River Camp, responded to this review

Dear Samuel H K. Let me start by saying that we are very sorry for your experience. You are right that it was by "accident" that we found out about this booking, but please note that it was not because we were inattentive or because we didn't care about your inquiry. The reason your booking was not registered with us,...

Nykoebing, Denmark
Reviewed 5 February 2014

Welcomed at the airport, driven to the lodge, welcomed again with cold drinks and friendly faces- What a start! After 10 days of game drives to Kruger National Park, Thornybush Park and the local game drives I must say I´m very impressed and I can only give Balule River Camp my best recommendations. The rooms a very good with AC,...

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Thank Birger1956
Frederiksberg, Denmark
Reviewed 27 December 2013

Arriving to the lodge we were welcomed by Bruce, the big crock and a lazy hippo in the river as well as the staff with smiles and big personalities!! Imagine to sit on your balcony in the evenening listening to the soft sounds from the muddy river ....and suddenly you can almost touch a big elephant - and the next...

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Thank AMKU2013
Lillestrom, Norway
Reviewed 10 December 2013

We had a fantastic 1 week stay at the camp last week of November. As the only guests this week we got the full attention from the whole team. Jesper and Colleen was around the whole time giving advices and keeping us company. With the help of Edward we got to see the big 5 and got a lot of...

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Thank Aage B
Stony Brook, New York, United States
Reviewed 25 November 2013

Recently, Rhino SA organized a trip for the OMG Kids to travel around South Africa; allowing them to witness first hand the dire plight of the Rhino. Rhino SA partnered with OMG to produce a documentary film (with Red Sky Pictures) about creating awareness among the youth of South Africa and the world about the near extinction of the Rhino....

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Thank Tijana H
Charlottenlund, Denmark
Reviewed 18 November 2013

tremendous attention for each guest, many experience for the money, anyway nice relaxation in beautiful environment and stylish buildings. Very high level of service for all employees. A stay is highly recommended

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Thank Hanns & Laila R
Skovlunde
Reviewed 15 November 2013

We had a wonderful week at Balule Camp. Everyone was very competent and kindly. Jesper and Coleen became our best friends, and we will never forget that beautiful stay. Thank you so much. We would like to come back.

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Thank Margit & Elith N
Fredrikstad, Norway
Reviewed 22 October 2013

This fantastic trip to Balule River Camp for one week and the final 3 days with guide Nickie in Cape Town will be in my head and dreams for the rest of my life. Had also an fantastic appendix of my 70th. anniversary. Also many thanks to Jonathan, Edward, Coline and Jesper and all the staff on the River camp...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Balule River Camp is a luxurious safari lodge in South Africa. The lodge is situated in the "big five" area Balule Nature Reserve in Greater Kruger National Park. The lodge has six double rooms, which all have magnificent views of Olifants River and the bush. ... more   less 

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Address: Parsons Nature Reserve plot nr. 24, Kruger National Park 1390, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Balule Nature Reserve
Number of rooms: 6
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“One of the master bed-rooms has an out-door shower in addition to the in-house shower.”
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