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Umlani Bushcamp

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had the most amazing experience with our 3 young kids for 4 days. The Rangers and staff could not do enough for us to ensure we had the best experience. The kids were always accommodated. Shedreck our guide and Cabinet our tracker were brilliant in their knowledge of the area and the animals and answered all our questions. They...

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St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my second visit to Umlani and I loved it just as much, if not more, as the first time. It is a true bush experience, rustic but with all the comforts for a wonderful, relaxing stay. The staff is all friendly and helpful, and the rangers and trackers are knowledgeable and great guides. I've been fortunate enough to...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I had a wonderful time at Umlani... we hadn't been on Safari before, but it really exceeded our expectations. The camp is really well equipped, so comfy, the food was delicious and the staff couldn't do enough for us... we felt incredibly welcome. The Safari drives were so much fun, we saw so much (21 elephants at...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Umlani Bush Camp was just perfect. Rustic but very comfortable. The staff were so lovely and accommodating that at times we felt a little overwhelmed with how attentive they were. Each day the safari guides made it their mission to make sure we had a really great adventure. We had all the luck and saw every animal we wanted to...

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The Shire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Umlani for 4 nights. It was a truly wonderful experience, from the moment we arrived to the moment we left. We saw and learned about tigers, lions, leopards, hyenas, elephants, rhinos, impala and myriad of bird and even insects. The depth of knowledge of the trackers and rangers was extraordinary, and their enthusiasm and passion for the...

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Albury, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Umlani was our first safari of our 5 week Southern Africa trip. Wow what a start!! Our guide Big Amos and his Tracker Andrew were two of the best. Their knowledge of the bush and wildlife was amazing and really enabled us to appreciate the experience. The staff at the camp were extremely accomodating to everybody and when our nine...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Umlani Bushcamp epitomises the true African bushveld experience. Set on the banks of an expansive dry river bed, you are taken to another world as soon as you arrive. The staff pay very close attention to detail and you are immediately made to feel at home and oart of the Umlani family. Game drives are magical, we saw all of...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 9 March 2017

For me I wanted to know what 500 Euros of hospitality would offer. This is an experience for the privileged as the South Africans in the country cannot afford these prices normally. Consequently you are meeting only international Europeans. The South African staff are charming bur probably wonder why gas lighting is better than electricity and an outdoor shower is...

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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

This bushcamp is unique because of the use solar energy. Unfortunately no airco and no choice of the food you' ll get 2 eat. If you want to go out of your room at dark, the rangers will guide you, because of the wild animals. The rangers are good, really good, and know what they are doing.We seen the big...

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Province of Treviso, Italy
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I loved staying at this gorgeous Lodge! It is a unique concept and it has a warm and professional feel to it. The Staff is extraordinary, meals are typical and delicious, Guiding and Tracking are exceptional!! The rooms are simple but carefully planned and they insure an authentic, wild but still comfortable stay. The game drive was very interesting and...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Umlani Bushcamp, a rustic yet exclusive lodge, accommodates guests in cozy en-suite reed and thatch rondavels. Early morning and evening game drives are in open four wheel drive vehicles accompanied by experienced rangers and trackers offers exceptional game viewing opportunitys. Umlani makes the whole event personalized and specializes in escorted walks into this unspoiled wilderness. Umlani, meaning Place of Rest, was established in 1990 by Marco and Marie-Louise Schiess, in the central section of the Timbavati Nature Reserve, which is part of the greater Kruger National Park. Umlani is the perfect nature lovers choice. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Umlani Bushcamp

Address: Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
Price Range: €401 - €557 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Umlani Bushcamp 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Umlani Bushcamp Hotel Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
Umlani Bushcamp South Africa/Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
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“all 'rooms' are great!”
SandLHighlands, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Eco rooms are less open to the outside environment, preferred the more open thatched hut.”
cathymack2016, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I would say that all the rooms (huts) were the same.”
Timmerhus, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Oh yes : go the the "tree house" !”
, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for Room 4 as it is right on the edge of camp and very close to the dry river bed. Great view and very, very, peaceful.”
KrugerC, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
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