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    Umkumbe Safari Lodge

    Luilekker Farm | Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Kruger National Park, South Africa
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    Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

    The lodge is as expected: not luxurious but great! The rooms are comfortable, the food is fine. Rangers are friendly and safari very interesting. The kids (9 and 13 years old) enjoyed every part of our stay. They especially appreciate seeing animals from the lodge:...More

    Thank Olivia P
    Reviewed 4 August 2016

    From the first welcome to the last goodbye, everything was top-notch. Accommodations were everything you could expect, and the staff were amazing without exception. Twice-daily game drives were incredible (saw all the Big 5) and exceeded expectations - special thanks to our guide Mauritz!! Food...More

    Thank Stewart B
    Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

    Danie our ranger met us on arrival and so did over 20 odd elephants and several antelopes grazing and drinking water in the river bed across the lodge. The rooms are good sized, very neat and look across the river bed . Our vegetarian food...More

    1  Thank sanjivarchna
    Reviewed 11 July 2016

    A very well-laid out resort with super lodges right on the river. The food is excellent. The guides and vehicles are tops. From the lodge you have viewing across the river. While on the veranda between safaris you can spot buffalo, various impala, hippos, birds...More

    2  Thank daniel5562
    Reviewed 4 July 2016

    We stayed at Umkumbe on a twin reserve trip where we had been in the Timbavati before it staying at another lodge which was excellent. If anyone is planning to visit both reserves, please email me. Umkumbe is a lovely lodge in a beautiful location....More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • USD 473 - USD 595 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • South Africa >
    • Kruger National Park >
    • Sabi Sand Game Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Umkumbe Safari Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
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    Marie T
    9 October 2017|
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    Response from 674brettt | Property representative |
    Hi Marie Please see the cost of beers at Umkumbe below: BEERS Black Label Cans R 25.00 Castle Lager Cans R 25.00 Castle Light Cans R 25.00 Heineken Cans R 25.00 Windhoek Lager Cans R 25.00 Windoek Draught Cans R... More
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    3 September 2015|
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    Response from 674brettt | Property representative |
    Umkumbe Safari Lodge is located in a low risk malaria area. You are advised to consult with a medical doctor in your home country for the correct medical advice.
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    "Some cabins face the river which we thought was nicer than those that face the bush."
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    "Search other hotel from Sabi Sands, the place is beautiful but Umkumbe is unsafe"
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