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    Umlani Bushcamp

    Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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          Overview
          • Excellent91%
          • Very good6%
          • Average1%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
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          “tree house” (83 reviews)
          “bush camp” (37 reviews)
          Free Internet
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          Breakfast included
          Pool
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          Special Offer: Kruger Safari option
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          Reviewed 6 January 2016

          Our family had a great time at Umlani. It is the perfect base to visit the unspoilt Kruger National Park. The hosts were wonderful, trackers knowledgeable and the bungalows lovely. We would highly recommend Umlani.

          3  Thank chrispE4929AT
          Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded 5 February 2016

          Thank you for your review of Umlani and the great recommendation. We very much appreciate it and hope to see you back again some time in the future . Marco

          Reviewed 4 January 2016

          Wow, just wow. I think I was most blown away by the service. Attention to detail, super friendly staff and general interest in guests and their story. I really really loved the staff. Our guides did the outmost to satisfy our game experience and the...More

          2  Thank Weltenbummlerin06
          Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded 5 February 2016

          Wow thank you for the review on TripAdvisor happy to hear you were blown away by the service and the staff . thank you for the recommendation to visit we appreciate it . hope to see you again one day . Marco

          Reviewed 3 January 2016

          We stayed at Umlani Lodge for 2 nights, and had the magical experience of sleeping at their treehouse where we watched elephants, water buffalo and hyenas come and go from the water hole all night under a full moon. Completely breathtaking! Umlani was the perfect...More

          2  Thank F S
          Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded 5 February 2016

          We so appreciate you reviewing Umlani on TripAdvisor and recommending us to other Travelers. Also thank you for mentioning our tree house and that the experience was magical. A lovely review ! Marco

          Reviewed 3 January 2016

          Umlani was one of the highlights of our recent family trip. The care, excellent service, knowledgeable and friendly staff made our stay outstanding. There is nothing quite like being surrounded with what Africa has to offer, in an authentic environment surrounded by beautiful plants, birds...More

          3  Thank debbies20162016
          Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded 5 February 2016

          It is our pleasure ,thank you for the lovely review we appreciate it. Kudos to you for visiting Umlani. Hope to see you back again one day . regards Marco

          Reviewed 31 December 2015

          This is a rustic lodge in the African bush with excellent views, during the day, on a nearby waterhole.Although there is no electricity for general use you still have the limited availability of Wi Fi and battery charging for the cameras. The absence of main...More

          3  Thank Sanambozi
          Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded 5 February 2016

          Thank you for the review and description of the Umlani experience on TripAdvisor and the mention that guest care is our top priority.We hope to see you back again some day in the future. regards Marco

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Free Internet
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$449 - US$634 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 10
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          • Location
          • South Africa >
          • Kruger National Park >
          • Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
          • Also Known As
          • Umlani Bushcamp Hotel Timbavati Private Nature Reserve ,
          • Umlani Bushcamp South Africa/Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
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          Traveller (504)
          Room & Suite (63)
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          Bathroom (9)
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          Rebecca F
          Can anyone give me examples of the food that is served and what it is like? thanks
          17 November 2016|
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          Response from Lizzie86_1 | Reviewed this property |
          Breakfast after Safari was proper breakfast. Eggs made to order, toast, bacon, fresh fruit. One day we had lamb "bacon"! Lunch was salads and meat of some kind. Dinners were ox tail, lamb, etc. Usually one or two choices... More
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          Kim Van N
          Hello, I'm looking to stay in either May or August of 2017. I know Umlani is essentially electricity-free. That being said, am I able to charge small electronics - camera batteries and mobile phones - in the rooms? Also, is hot water available during the day/morning for showers? Thank you!
          20 September 2016|
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          Response from Schiess | Property representative |
          Hi Kim We use gas geysers to heat water for showers these gas heaters work on demand. Hot/warm water is available any time you require it. We have a solar powered charge station for electronic devices cameras , cell... More
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          misbms
          Do the wheelchair accessible lodgings have roll in showers? Are there grab bars at the toilet and in the shower? Can a person in a wheelchair roll up to the sink in the bathroom? Thank you.
          22 August 2016|
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          Response from Schiess | Property representative |
          Hi there Hi there We have a one Rondavel (unit) that has grab rails in the shower and the toilet . Let me know if I can send you pictures ? Regards Marco
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