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    Bongani Mountain Lodge

    Mthethomusha Game Reserve, on the southern border of the Kruger National Park | Off the N4 between Nelspruit and Kaapmuiden, Matsulu 1295, South Africa
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          Overview
          • Excellent70%
          • Very good21%
          • Average5%
          • Poor3%
          • Terrible1%
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          1 - 5 of 193 reviews

          Reviewed 2 days ago

          Beautiful scenery, plenty of animals, great ranger and tracker, good food and excellent service, can't really ask for more. Mthunzi was our guide and he was very knowledgeable, we saw sparring rhinos, elephants up close and very personal and a leopard at night, Fantastic. Be...More

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          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          We booked this holiday to celebrate my partners 50th birthday, and what an amazing experience it was. The lodge stayed in was spotless, and tastefully furnished. We practically overlooked the watering hole where as soon as we arrived spotted rhino, giraffe and zebra. The game...More

          Thank lesleybateson
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          Our Conservation Team spent 3 nights at Bongani in June 2017 to work in the surrounding Communities of Lupisi, Matsulu and Pienaar. The Manager Johan and Operations man Nuell Mashigo are incredibly passionate and run a very dedicated team. The Game drive with Simon was...More

          Thank Grant F
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          this trip was for my 50th birthday and was amazing. We arrived on the first day of South Africa's winter. The drive to the lodge is both bumpy and beautiful and we were greeted by a group of 6 elephants, the drive through the park...More

          Thank 756shelly
          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          The lodge is located in a beautiful area but isn't really Big 5. Due to the mountainous terrain leopards are very difficult to find and there are no lions on the property (apparently they prefer Kruger and so do I). The food was ok but...More

          Thank 843simone
          Response from Johan M, General Manager at Bongani Mountain LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

          Dear valued guest Thank you for participating and contributing towards our on-going efforts to continuously improve our services and facilities. We sincerely apologise that you did not enjoy all our offerings to the extent that we have set ourselves out to achieve. Bongani Mountain Lodge...More

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          • US$298 - US$457 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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          • Number of rooms
          • 38
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          • Mpumalanga >
          • Matsulu
          • Also Known As
          • Bongani Mountain Hotel Mpumalanga
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          Agricfox
          What would be the minimum age for children to get value out of the lodge and experience?
          3 January 2017|
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          Response from Gemma G | Reviewed this property |
          That's a difficult one, but I guess any child who has a love of animals who enjoy it! You need to consider the safety issue, plus there isn't much else to do for children there!
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          Michelle C
          Hi, does the rate include guided game drives? Thanks!
          25 July 2016|
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          Response from MikeLawrie | Property representative |
          Thanks for your valued question - yes 2 game drives are included per day. 1 in the morning and a late afternoon evening drive.
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          lesleybateson
          We are booking a week with you in July 2017 through an online agency but notice on tripadvisor that you have not yet released avaibability and prices for that week yet. I am worried about being scammed
          13 July 2016|
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          Response from PookeyPretoria | Reviewed this property |
          This is a reputable lodge - it's small enough to cater for later bookings but probably too small to book a year in advance. I'd try and book again in 6 - 8 months time
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          "Best Veiw in the Mountains"
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          "Some rooms have a good view into the valley. As sample no. 13/14"
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          "Ask for a room right on the edge of the cliff"
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          "Lodges near to the reception very good 22 and 23"
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