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liverpool
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nkomazi really is a beautiful place. There are lots of general game and a fair selection of the 3 of the big five. This means its ideally suited for a three day break. The guiding was as good as anywhere, and they went the extra mile at midnight on New Years to give us a midnight special trip. The staff...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful and truly one of a kind experience. Stayed for two nights at Komati Tented Camp and wish we had stayed for three. The service was excellent, the accommodation luxurious and the staff both friendly and accommodating. This is really an all-inclusive experience with no expense spared. You really leave feeling like you have made the most of...

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1Thank Alessandra P
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Nkomazi is a boutique game Reserve within reasonable driving distance from Johannesburg. The service is very good as well as the location. Your stay is in luxury tents with some fantastic views. This rehabilitated farmland is situated amongst mountain and hills with a river running through the reserve. The guides are extremely passionate and knowleageable about the wildlife. Some of...

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Kungsbacka, Sweden
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Perfect. Everything was more than we could ever imagine and the staff was the best. Hopefully i can return someday! The rooms were really cool and you hade your own plunge pool looking out over the river. The guides knew everything and gave us a lot of cool facts.

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1Thank Tobiasharaldsson7
Lydenburg, South Africa
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Great game drives.. Tertius excellent. Accomodation incredible. Royal tent missing boma due to visitors stupidity. Food great but not big selection. Checkout a nightmare... pity as Thomas will properly be reason we never visit again.

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Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 15 November 2016

If you're looking for a big 5-game reserve, don't book this. BUT: if you look for: - lots of animals (kudu, impala, nyala, zebra, giraffes, rhino, 9 lions, elephant, hippo's, ...) - beautiful nature -"not too expensive" luxury - perfect food - privacy - perfect tented room and bed - perfect service and hospitality - very nice drivers/guides - ......

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1Thank Zophie1984
Linz, Austria
Reviewed 15 November 2016

+ You park your car in topped carpark and a ranger picks you up and brings you to the camp. + At the camp the manager in duty and a waiter are waiting to serve refreshments and welcomes you. + The manager shows you the camp and informs you about the time schedule, in the meantime your luggage’s Are brought...

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1Thank Michael M
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We spent 2 nights in the luxury tents of Komati Tented Lodge. It was the best experience ever!!! The tents are incredible with lots of privacy, your own terrace with small swimming pool, outside bath and shower (quite an experience!!), a full showerroom and fully equiped bedroom! You do 2 safaris per day. One in the morning and one in...

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2Thank Sofia V
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Absolutely stunning private views and room facilities. All rooms are spaced out and away from all other guests Staff are really hospitable. Common areas are cosy and comfortable Rates include all meals excluding drinks Very special place worth going to for a romantic getaway xx ev

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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Dont get me wrong it is a beautiful place and the lodge is great the ranger Ted is terrific. The best we have ever had. But the reserve is NOT a BIG 5 Reserve even though they advertise it as such. There is no Buffalo and no Leopard so its a Average BiG 3 Reserve. Get these animals and maybe...

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Known as "the place of water," Nkomazi Game Reserve is a destination of outstanding scenic beauty. It is an ecological Aladdin’s Cave of natural science, from its towering ancient mountains to its broad river valleys and impressive grasslands. Victorian military "Africa Campaign" styled tents blend into the landscape. Furniture creates a traditional "Out of Africa" feel with all the added comforts and luxuries of 5-star accommodation. ... more   less 

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Address: R541, Badplaas 1190, South Africa (Formerly Komati Tented Lodge )
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Badplaas
Price Range: $583 - $1,895 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Nkomazi Game Reserve 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Try and get a river view”
 of 5 bubbles boxman266a, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“River tents are recommended and seemed to be a bit more scenic than the other rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles AlessandraP47, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“we had tent 5, which was very nice (private, close to river where elephants passed by, ...)”
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 of 5 bubbles Zophie1984, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The tents on the river itself have a climb to the dining area but have a better view.”
 of 5 bubbles AntonT, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All of the tents are excellent and offer lots of privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles love2travel2060, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
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