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Orleans, France
Reviewed 6 January 2015

We spent 3 days at Bushwise Safari in a family trip. This place is really beautiful, so quiet, with a kind of magic as you enjoy a wonderful view of the crocodile river below, hear the hippos at night and enjoy your dinner under the stars. Our stay here was amazing, Tim and Annette are really kind, they do and...

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Bushwise S, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

Hello again So glad you got your camera back at last, hope to get some of the nice pictures that you took. You were a lovely group of people to have here, pity I could not spend more time with you all. We have a family gathering of 21 people at the moment - some of them from overseas. Great...

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 6 January 2015

We had a great time at Bush wise, we lived with a view of the river and saw hippos from the pool .Tim and everyone who worked there made our time there a memory full time and helped us in every way when we got problems of any kind. The food was good and eaten outdoors under the stars. The...

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Bushwise S, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Yvonne Christmas is such a special time of the year, thank you for your kind words and choosing Bushwise Safaris for Christmas 2014. We had a real Kodak moment yesterday when a giraffe decided to join in the fun at the swimming pool. He walked pass and peeped over the side of the pool to see what the guests...

Maputo, Mozambique
Reviewed 5 January 2015

everything ok. We spent a nice Holiday together with two safaris. The Meal also was enjoyable and the people was supportive delivering infos, etc. Just some trouble upon our arrival with the hot water, but promptly solved.

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Bushwise S, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

Good morning to you Appreciate your review. I'm sitting on the balcony watching a big herd of buffalo drinking from the river, having my binoculars at hand, admiring the abundant bird life in the garden. My 'Spotted in the garden' list now on 98 species... We sure live in paradise. If ever you return to our beautiful country do come...

Bloemfontein, South Africa
Reviewed 31 December 2014

Bushwise Safaris lodge stole my heart aproximately 5 years ago. Everytime we stay at the lodge, we enjoy the bush and the staff even more. We are grateful to your guides for showing and teaching us so much about the amazing Kruger. Great punctuality, lovely rooms, tasty food, exciting events, well organized. We can never get enough, looking forward to...

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Bushwise S, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Wanita Thanks so much for your wonderful review and ongoing support. I was so stiff after our run on the river bank, my age sure counts against me. What sweet revenge it was to convince you to take a mountain bike ride along the fence of the Kruger here in front of the lodge - hope your bruises heel...

Reviewed 30 December 2014

Nice little lodge, with pool and a lovely terrace. Very friendly and helpful staff. The guide David took us on a tour in the Kruger Park that we will never forget. Lovely dinners in the garden. Strongly recommend!

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Bushwise S, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Anton We are staying here for 14 years, and we are still excited if we get the chance to go to the Kruger as you never know what amazing interaction with the creatures of nature you will be experiencing on that day. I agree with you it takes a lot to beat a Christmas in Kruger Park. We had...

Cirencester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 December 2014

I stayed at Bushwise safaris for 3 nights in November when an old friend of mine decided to get married here and what a great decision that turned out to be. The lodge is in a fantastic position with great views of a large river in Kruger Park. From the balconies we could see many animals coming down to the...

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Bushwise S, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Glen Thanks for your great review and positive comments on Bushwise pleased we were able to show you the big five and you saw all that game in front of the lodge. The wedding was very special and I am sure that they are going to have a happy life to gether. Have a great Xmas Tim

Skanör med Falsterbo, Skåne County, Sweden
Reviewed 21 December 2014

My wife and I stayed for two days at Bushwise. We enjoyed the stay. Good food and good rooms for reasonable price. The staff was fiendly and they knew a lot about Safaries and all the animals.If we will go back till Kruger we will go there again.

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Bushwise S, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Bengt Thank you for your review and pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and had a good safari. We are passionate about the bush and Kruger and it all ways a pleasure to share it with our guests. Hope to see you on your next trip Tim

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 11 December 2014

Have stayed in many safari lodges and this must be one of the best with outstanding game safaris. if you want to be shown the Big Five in their natural environment, a great variety of birds, this is the place to stay. David, the guide, have taught us so much in our 3 day stay and we came away with...

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Bushwise S, Owner at Bushwise Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Brett and Maria Thank you for your review and was great to have you come and stay at Bushwise. Pleased that we were able to show you the big five plus all the other game our guide David enjoyed it as much as you did.We focus on giving our clients an unforgettable safari experience in Kruger. and it is...

Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 December 2014

The lodge is in an excellent position with good amenities and friendly staff. The atomosphere is fantastic and the views are breathtaking.Within half an hour we had seen hippos and elephants down at the Crocodile River. The all day drive into the Kruger was very successful and guide David pointed out a lot of the smaller creatures, birds and trees...

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Bronkhorstspruit, South Africa
Reviewed 1 December 2014

Excellent staff, superb food and great atmosphere. The game drive into the Kruger Park with David was very good and the recent improvements have made an excellent game lodge even better. Tim and Annette have got it right.

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  • Pool
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The best of Africa distilled into one lodge - Bushwise Safaris. Situated on the banks of the Crocodile River overlooking the Kruger Park, Bushwise Safari Lodge combines the real Kruger Safari experience with accommodation boasting a unique ambiance true to the safari adventure you are seeking. Watch the animals by the river from our big open balcony or swimming pool. Become part of the African night, hear the roar of lions, the call of hyenas and the grunting of hippos coming from the dark. Become part of Africa! We specialize in open vehicle safaris, sunset drives and morning walks inside the Kruger Park. Other activities include Tiger fishing, elephant back safaris, micro light flights, quad biking, horse riding and historical tours to Maputo and Swaziland as well as a day trip on the Panorama route ... more   less 

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Address: PO Box 909 | Marloth Park, Marloth Park 1340, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Marloth Park
Price Range: $168 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bushwise Safaris 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Second floor rooms have the best river view.”
 of 5 bubbles 54dl, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Our room had a tub and no shower. Ought to check when booking if a problem. It was also very tricky to open/close our sliding door.”
 of 5 bubbles TNgal1062, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs is best”
 of 5 bubbles Jergasmeister, 28 May 2016 | Read review
“Top room has a view looking into The Kruger National Park directly.”
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 of 5 bubbles kYuji, 27 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Get a top floor room with view to Kruger.”
 of 5 bubbles Henkeplutt, 20 Feb 2016 | Read review
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