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“Memorable 1st safari trip!”

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Kambaku Safari Lodge
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Phuket, Thailand
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“Memorable 1st safari trip!”
Reviewed 29 February 2012

I had planned a special trip to S. Africa for my husband's 50th birthday and our 1st stop was Kambaku. This is our family's 1st safari trip (our 8 yr old son, Shane came along too) and it was indeed a truly wonderful and memorable experience. The staff were always at hand to see to our needs. The rooms are great and food is excellent. We always look forward to our dinner as we never know what to expect...a special mention on the Valentine's day dinner...it was lovely and romantic. The game drives are made even more interesting with our very knowledgeable guide, Moshe and tracker, Eric. We saw so.ooo many animals and Shane just couldn't stop talking about his trip to his classmates and friends. All in all, a fantastic trip!! Highly recommended...no regrets...guaranteed!!

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Chilliwack, Canada
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Reviewed 21 February 2012

We had a great time at the Kambaku safari lodge, the staff were great and always looking to see what they could do to make our stay enjoyable. I would recommend anyone to stay at the lodge.

We could not say enough about the staff at Kambaku, first class all the way. From Moshe and Eric our guide and tracker to Christal, Nicola and Bryce they made the trip one to remember for a lifetime.

One tip - stay out of the thorny bush if you need to the bathroom!!!

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled with friends
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Kambaku-Lodge, Manager at Kambaku Safari Lodge, responded to this review, 25 February 2012
Thanks so much for the feedback!

We are glad that you enjoyed your stay here with us, and we will most certainly add your handy tip to our check in procedure ('',)

Hope to see you soon!

The Kambaku Team!
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Franklin, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 10 February 2012

We had an amazing time at Kambaku from the moment we were "greeted" by the calls of two male lions at our arrival. The accommodations were lovely, the food delicious and the staff wonderful. Our guide and tracker made each game drive a fantastic experience. We saw lions, elephants, giraffe, wild dogs,buffalo, hyena and of course lots of impala. The resident warthog family was fun to watch at the water hole. I highly recommend Kambaku Safari Lodge.

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Reviewed 6 February 2012

Hospitality is the name of this lodge. The owners Nicola and Bryce really spoilt us, gave all the attention and offered the best of the games. The staff is lovely. Excellent meals and a lot of effort to make sure we enjoyed the drives. Highly recommended if you want to have a memorable experience in South Africa.

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled with family
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Yardley, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 22 December 2011

A hidden gem in the Timbavati. Accommodations were great and food was superb. The guide and tracker, Moshe and Eric, were fantastic and made the trip. The fantastic accommodations in the midst of great game of the Timbavati was a perfect combination. Been to 5-6 different camps in East and South Africa. This is by far the best. Highly recommended.

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Property: Kambaku Safari Lodge
Address: Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 17 Speciality Lodging in Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): €€€€
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kambaku Safari Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Kambaku Safari Lodge is nestled in the heart of the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, which can be found within the world renowned Greater Kruger National Park.The camp is well situated in this unspoilt natural wilderness area, home to an astonishing array of animals including the Big 5. Kambaku provides the ultimate escape from busy schedules, with eight well appointed thatched chalets overlooking our own private waterhole.Attracting guests from around the world, Kambaku offers superior standards in all of our facilities yet always maintaining a high level of environmental consciousness. Our dedicated staff will cater to the individual needs of our guests making for a truly memorable stay. With scrumptious bush cuisine in a relaxed, rustic setting our guests can truly unwind and immerse themselves in the restorative powers of nature. ... more   less 
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