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Ithala Game Reserve

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A first time and loved it.

First time here. Was excepted by such friendly staff as i arrived. Saw beautiful animals. Was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paulpietersburg, South Africa
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I had an absolute amazing experience with Wildlife ACT. The way the projects are organized is very... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2018
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“two nights”(3 reviews)
Louwsburg, South Africa
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All reviews game reserve two nights beautiful park driving around bush camp friendly staff spectacular scenery self guided walks breakfast was included roads rhino accommodation wildlife ranger restaurant gem shower
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Reviewed 1 week ago

With the family we visited Mbizo Bush Camp at Ithala from the 2nd to 5th January 2019 Bush Camp - the setting was wonderful on the river bank, very private. Accommodation comfortable albeit in some serious need of refurbishment. wife loved having the electrical plug...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank vanzylm51
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time here. Was excepted by such friendly staff as i arrived. Saw beautiful animals. Was accessible by car. Easily self navigated. Will definitely go again.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 934riaanc
Reviewed 22 November 2018

I had an absolute amazing experience with Wildlife ACT. The way the projects are organized is very personal and efficient. The contribution you have with the small groups together with the professional and enthusiastic monitors feels very important. You will help WACT with everything thats...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank BramV533
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Oh no, this used to be one of our favourite places, but alas no more.The last time that we visited at the same time of the year it was buzzing, but when we arrived it was like a ghost town. The lady on reception was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Liz G
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Fantastic location and extremely friendly staff. Perfect location for a family wanting a affordable chilled bush experience

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CharmaineH202
Reviewed 25 May 2018

The game reserve is lovely, The animals are a little hard to spot but when you do its well worth it. We stayed at the lodge for two nights and the accomodation was basic but adequate and very clean. The only down side is the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank rilliesmate
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Amazing place. Very beautiful park with great scenery and the kindest staff. Although we were here while all the bushes and trees were green we managed to see quite some game. Most impressive were all the white and black rhinos we saw. The campsite is...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Escape736213
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Beautiful game reserve with clean and spacious huts. If you are coming to see lions, you're in the wrong place, but with a bit of driving around in the park you will see a lot of other animals. Roads are real dirtroads and some of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Cees O
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We booked a camp sight at the bush camp in Ithala. This is real 4x 4 country and the roads are not really suitable to a sedan. The camp has no electricity and potable water and is unfenced. It has a beautiful setting at the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Maggie2212
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Very friendly staff at reception Accommodation was clean and spacious, we stayed in the 6 sleeper lodge/house. Be careful of the monkeys when you unpack your car, they robbed us! Don't leave the doors open to your house either, they are sneaky little guys! A...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Megan R
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31 May 2016|
Response from Skuweriny | Reviewed this property |
The roads are mostly acceptable for normal sedans, you just have to take it slowly and stay away from the 4x4 routes - they are what they say 4x4. Not sure how powerful your vehicle is, depending on which route you take... More