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Imbali Safari Lodge

Expedia.comUSD 764*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Half Moon Bay, California
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We were there for 4 days ,3 nights. Greg our guide was very knowledgeable and informative as well as quite humorous, all of which made for a great vacation. the pools on the deck were extremely nice after a safari, and hearing the lions roar at night less than 25 ft away was truly memorable.

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Dear coastsiDSM - Thank you for sharing your Imbali Safari Lodge experience. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay and all your great safari moments, and we hope you will visit again.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 8 July 2016

I can basically say I know the Kruger National Park very well; exploring it almost every year and have stayed in all their accommodation types – so believe me when I say “you want to stay at Imbali Safari Lodge”. This small Lodge is for those who want great service within the world famous Kruger National Park! My favourite memory...

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Dear LuxuryEscapesSA - Thank you for sharing your Imbali Safari Lodge experience here on TripAdvisor. We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much, and honoured that you would recommend Imbali to future travelers. We hope you'll be among them.

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 1 July 2016

My family and I booked 2 rooms and stayed here for 2 nights. We enjoyed our stay. Rooms and toilet ere very comfortable You could sight animals who came for drinking water right across the lodge, sipping water or drinking coffee. Service was good but what was exceptional was our Safari Guide cum expert Wesley who was not only informative...

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Dear saeedmustafa - Thank you for taking the time to post your review of your stay at Imbali Safari Lodge. We're very happy to hear how much you enjoyed your stay and we hope you will visit again in the future.

Hoedspruit, South Africa
Reviewed 30 June 2016

We stayed for three nights and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, the accommodation was lovely, the service was excellent they could not do enough for you, polite and very helpful. The Breakfasts and dinners were Great, lunch was light and adequate, Boma night was fun. Our Guide Themba was a really nice guy, good knowledge and worked hard to keep his guests...

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Dear JanineScorer - Thank you for sharing your Imbali Safari Lodge experience on TripAdvisor. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay, and honoured that you would recommend Imbali to future travelers.

Montara, California
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The staff was extremely polite and helpful. The rooms were very spacious and very clean. The dinners and breakfasts were delicious. Lunch was just so-so. Our guide, Greg, was unbelievably knowledgeable and took every opportunity to explain what we were seeing. His passion for his job was quite evident which made our experience even better. If you are considering any...

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Dear jeanik2014 - Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Imbali Safari Lodge. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the experience and the safaris with Greg. We appreciate your feedback about the lunches also - something for us to work on here. We look forward to welcoming you back to Imbali soon.

Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Imbali is best place in Kruger from where we can see all animals.staff is very helpful room are excellent for forest lover it is heaven . And our guide rolf do his best for our enjoyment we enjoyed a lot imbali is inside 40 km in forest I suggest imbali 100%

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Dear Sudhir99 - Thank you for sharing your Imbali Safari Lodge experience here on TripAdvisor. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed every aspect of your stay and we hope you will visit again in the future.

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 May 2016

This Safari Lodge was magnificent and we were delighted to stay there for our few days in Kruger National Park. The lodge is in a private concession area and in our five outings on safari we saw a lot of game; on one particular outing we saw the Big 5 which was great. I would highly recommend this place. There...

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Dear Kishor P - Thank you for taking the time to post your detailed review of your Imbali Safari Lodge experience. We're delighted to learn how much you enjoyed your experience, and honoured that you would recommend Imbali Safari Lodge to future travelers.

Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 May 2016

A fantastic 3 nights , great food , service, views, rooms and game viewing ! Plunge pool , roll top baths and sun lounges on your own deck , what more could we ask for ! Wesley our ranger made the trip even more fantastic, he made it his mission each day to ensure the Big 5 and more were...

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Dear Bevnchrs - Thank you for posting your review of your recent stay at Imbali Safari Lodge. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay and we very much hope you will visit again in the future.

Skukuza
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Absolutely "FANTASTIC" I cant believe such a place existed.Ihave no words to describe my trip other than fantastic.Greg and Julie were thoroughly proffessional,highly informative and wonderful human beings.Im must say a big "Thank You"to all at imbali.God Bless

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South Africa
Reviewed 17 May 2016

We enjoyed our short stay at Imbali. Only criticism is that their seem to be few roads traversing a large area. Otherwise everything was top class - Game viewing is good and the watering hole at the lodge sees a lot of traffic.

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Dear Legsloo - Thank you for taking the time to post your review of your stay at Imbali Safari Lodge. We're very happy to hear how much you enjoyed your stay and we appreciate your constructive comments about the game drives - thank you.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An exclusive lodge within the world-renowned Kruger National Park, Imbali Safari Lodge continues the safari tradition of a bygone era. Each private suite has exquisite views from the spacious wooden decks and private Jacuzzi overlooking the riverbed and the plains beyond. In the 1900's the African Safari was a journey of great danger and even greater luxury.All twelve private suites have either their own private Jacuzzi or plunge pool, large king size beds and a romantic antique-styled bath en-suite, timber walkways, telephones, mosquito nets and air conditioner.Spa treatments available in the privacy of your room, safaris in 4x4 vehicles, bird watching, guided safari walks by prior arrangement and self drive in the Kruger National Park. No cell phone reception and limited landlines. Children are welcome, but a minimum age of 6 years is applicable for game drives - at the discretion of management. Maximum of 2 children under 12 years of age may share with parents. Children 5 years and younger stay complimentary when sharing with parents.The Lodge is situated in a malaria area. Gate entry fees are applicable and are charged per person per day. ... more   less 

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Address: Imbali Concession | Skukuza, Kruger National Park 1350, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Price Range: $388 - $1,227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Imbali Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“The time of the year we stayed the side of the rooms did not seem to matter. Perhaps in dry months, overlooking the river might be better”
357balas, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Nearer the lodge the better.”
115SteveJ, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms closest to the reception have the best view of the water hole and you will see plenty of wild animals”
  • Beautiful view of the watering hole from the room
Bronwyn1982, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Any room :)”
debbiep147, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The lodges far away from the main building do see (and hear) more animals nearby.”
GroovemasterS, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
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