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Hanover, New Hampshire
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I would give Baobab Ridge 100 stars if I could!!! My husband and I stayed at Baobab Ridge for 4 nights during our 2 week trip to South Africa, and it was by FAR the best part of our trip - I cannot tell you how sad we were to leave! From the moment that Jason picked us up at...

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Dear Sharon Thank you for your glowing and detailed review of Baobab Ridge, we really appreciate it. We all really loved taking care of you and Daniel and hope that you will come and visit us again in the future. Hopefully the young female leopard, Marula, will be waiting; your sighting of her from the photos I saw was truly...

Wakefield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just had a fabulous time here. They all made us so welcome. The lodge is so brilliant yes it is luxurious but so homely too. The atmosphere is so relaxed, you can help yourself to tea, coffee and soft drinks. There is a bar service or help yourself as if you were in your own home. Food. They...

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Dear David Thank you for writing to us. And I am so glad to hear how much you enjoyed your stay! I will pass on your delight for Brightness's cookies - I am sure she will love to hear your feedback :) Keep well and hopefully we will see you back here someday. Warm Regards Jess

Freigericht, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the very first moment we felt very welcome. The camp is well organised and the quality of food is excellent. We had perfect game drives with the Big Five within 24hrs. Our guide Jason has a perfect eknowledge about flora and fauna though we got a lot of news about wildlife. For sure we come again!

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Dear Peter Thanks for taking some time to write a review for us. We are all very glad that you enjoyed your stay here at Baobab Ridge. I will pass your message on to Jason and the rest of the team! We do hope to see you again soon. Regards Jess

Campinas, Brasil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room is amazing, the bathroom either, couldn't be better! Staff are kind too. To everything be perfect, the food have to be improved. It's an all inclusive lodge, so they could have at least 2 or 3 options for meal, and not only one, if you don't like it there is nothing else to eat. Breakfast should be improved...

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Dear Athena Thank you for your review. We take our guests' feedback to heart and will certainly consider your thoughts going forward. At Baobab Ridge we endeavour to serve our guests tasty home-cooked meals prepared and served with love. I am sorry that your dining experience wasn't a highlight for you but I am glad that you enjoyed the room...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just returned from a very memorable 3 night safari experience at Baobab! The lodges were luxurious, the food never ending, every meal was delicious and all of the staff were so welcoming and happy. There were so many lovely touches - which all combined to make this experience beyond what we expected. A big shout out to Jess...

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Dear Rob and Ria What a treat it was to share those 3 days together out in the bush. I think I loved it just as much as you did - you guys were all fun and laughs. I hope your days in Cape Town were as relaxing as you hoped after your adventurous trip and Brett and I will...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

my wife and i had a great stay - 3 nights. the cabins were incredible, the food was delicious, the staff was delightful and very accommodating. we were able to see 4 of the big 5, and many many more, with such memorable game drives and friendly and knowledgeable guides. we also enjoyed getting to know some of the others...

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Brett and I would like to say a big thank you for the response and that we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Take care Kind regards Jess

Portland, Maine
Reviewed 17 February 2017

This was my fifth trip to South Africa and safari...I have stayed at 4 other highly rated lodges..from schamwarri to thornybush and 2 others. My family found baobab ridge to rank with all of these 5 star resorts!.. accommodations were incredible stylish and clean .. food was plentiful and excellently prepared!.. but the best part was the staff . Knowledgeable...

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Dear James Thank you for taking some time to write a review for us. Brett and myself were not at the lodge at the time of your stay but if you ever decide to do a sixth trip to South Africa we would love to take care of your family at Baobab Ridge once again. I will pass on your...

Kettering
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Such a lovely place to go on safari. We were made to feel so welcome. The accommodation food and surroundings were beautiful. Jason was really chilled and friendly my husband loved and talked non stop about the bush walks. David our guide was superb and it was amazing to watch him follow tracks and observe his knowledge . My birthday...

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BaobabRidge, Owner at Baobab Ridge, responded to this review

Dear Clare, Thank you so much for writing a review for us! So glad to hear you enjoyed your time so much! Jason and the staff put so much effort into making guests feel at home, they will be thrilled to hear such praise! Kind regards, Nini

Reviewed 5 February 2017

Baobab Ridge experience was perfect! The infrastructure and accommodations are beautiful and very well kept. However, what makes it stand out more is the staff, hospitality, and food. Jason was incredibly friendly and helpful. Moreover, special shout out to David, the game drive guide, who is absolutely fantastic! He is knowledgable, friendly, respectful of nature, and passionate. I would recommend...

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BaobabRidge, Owner at Baobab Ridge, responded to this review

Hi Sebastian, Thank you so very much for taking the time to write this and especially for your amazing review! I am so happy you loved it so much, especially that our staff and food was on the top of your list!!! We really hope we can welcome you back again sometime and I will pass on your review to...

Toledo
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The Klaserie is an up and coming game viewing area outside Kruger and Baobab Ridge is the place to stay in the Klaserie. Great game viewing, lovely rooms and an exceptionally accommodating staff make it a wonderful place to stay. Food is very tasty (but not fancy) and the price makes this an excellent value. We have already directed some...

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Thank you so much for your kind review and thank you for taking the time to write it! I will be sure to pass it on to our staff to read!! Kindest regards, Nini

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Baobab Ridge Lodge is a private lodge situated in the prestigious Klaserie Private Nature Reserve. It provides luxurious yet affordable air-conditioned accommodation, offering guests beautiful bush-veld landscapes with an excellent possibility of coming face to face with the "Big 5" and bird species in their natural habitat. *This lodge is fully catered and can be booked exclusively for up to 16 guests (ideal for groups seeking complete privacy and no age limits!). *The lodge can only be booked on a self catered basis, if the entire lodge is booked privately, not for individual cottages! Activities at the lodge • Game drives in open Land Rovers. • Walking safaris, please request in advance, subject to availability and not included in rates. Minimum age is 16 years and up to 8 guests per walk. • Rhino conservation events, subject to availability and not included in rates (only available when entire lodge is booked) The Klaserie Private Nature Reserve (approximately 60 000 hectares) is part of the Greater Kruger National Park and open to the Kruger National Park and Timbavati Private Nature Reserve. The private game reserve lies along the western border of the Kruger, with no fencing separating the reserve from the Kruger or the Timbavati; allowing the animals to roam freely between the private game reserves and the Kruger Park. The game in both the Kruger and the neighbouring reserves is essentially the same, the only difference being the experience of driving off-road in open game viewers with professional guides and that this area is known worldwide, as the area the white lions originated from. They are born and live in the wild here, so the gene pool of the white lion is carried within the lions of this area and we have the odd sighting of white lions in our area. The professionally trained guides who accompany you on drives or walks are expert rangers (who are able to do their own tracking!) and are in contact with other lodge vehicles, greatly increasing your chances of finding the wildlife that you want to see. Some of the other game found in our area, are giraffe, wildebeest, impala, waterbuck, warthog, porcupine, African wild cat, honey badger, genets, bush babies, kudu, zebra, wild dog, cheetah, pangolin, aardvark, hyena, hippo and much, much more. Birding is quite spectacular, especially during our spring and summer when the migrant birds breed in the area. Hearing the cheerful call of the beautiful Woodland Kingfisher in the Summer, the haunting cry of the African Fish Eagle over waterways or the familiar evening camp fire sounds of hyena, lion, Nightjars and the Pearl Spotted Owlet has such a wonderfully calming effect! (Summer: September - April / Winter: May - August). ... more   less 

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Address: Portion 13 of Joubertshoop | Klaserie Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Klaserie Private Game Reserve
Price Range: €431 - €833 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Baobab Ridge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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