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Address: Ladysmith, South Africa
Phone Number: 0716131849

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nice game experience

we stayed with a group at Cheetah Lodge in the area and was a lovely game experience with 4 out of big 5

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Durban, South Africa
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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

we stayed with a group at Cheetah Lodge in the area and was a lovely game experience with 4 out of big 5

Thank kingsrest
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent 4 nights in the park staying at Ndaka Safari Lodge. During our stay here, we were lucky enough to see 4 of the big 5 as well as the solo cheetah in the park! The reserve is incredibly scenic and being a private game reserve, it is not crowded with vehicles or other visitors and they don't overcrowd... More 

Thank Lauren S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is so much to see and explore at Nambiti under the able guidance of a good ranger. Our group was treated to game drives spanning a range of vegetation types and locations. We were fortunate to experience rain which only resulted in one of the game drives not happening, but that was not due to unwillingness on the ranger's... More 

Thank Brendan H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Highly recommend this game reserve. It has all of the big 5 in a malaria free zone. Easy driving distance from Johannesburg and Durban.

Thank WWtravelerUSA
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148 reviews
52 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

There are 9 lodges within the conservancy and my wife and I have stayed at 8 of them and have returned several times to a few of the Lodges. We have found that all the lodges have their own unique character so would be hesitant to recommend one over another. The staff, managers and game drivers are all very friendly... More 

1 Thank SharksSupporter1
Wartburg, South Africa
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

We went on a total of 6 game drives and saw a staggering 14 different species of mammals and umpteen birds.....these animals are all in such good condition!!! This was our second visit and we will definitely go back next year!!!

Thank Louise989
Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

Stayed at Ndaka Lodge, just lovely. Well recommended. See my review on Trip Advisor. I have written plenty to give you a good idea of what you get.

Thank Sharon B
Ladysmith, South Africa
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

In the three days we spent at Nambiti Hills we saw lion (a lion kill!), elephant, hyena, jackal, black rhino, giraffe, numerous species of antelope and birds, mongoose and even sand snakes mating in the road! All in all an amazing game viewing experience.

1 Thank Lynn W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

We first visited Cheetah Ridge at the end of last year for 2 days, but felt it was too short so we returned this year for 3 days. It was still too short but short enough for our waistlines because of the great food. Like the first time we were met and treated like family members by the wonderful staff.... More 

Thank Gordon A
Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Well maintained and unintrusive access to wild game. Great viewing of the big 5 and many more species. Highly recommended.

Thank Oliver848

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