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Tintswalo Safari Lodge

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A private safari lodge within the pristine Manyeleti reserve adjoining the Fenceless boundary of the Kruger National Park. Private plunge pools, big 5 game, amazing cuisine. Manor house can take children with a fantastic children's program.
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Free parking
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Airport transportation
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Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
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Orpen Road Mpumalanga, Kruger National Park 1380 South Africa
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Arathusa Safari Lodge Airport20 km
Ngala Airfield23 km
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We've just returned from 21/2 months on the African continent; 3 safaris each in Kenya, Tanzania, Namibia. By the time we flew into the Kruger area, we had seen everything. But if I had to just recommend a single safari adventure, of say a week-10 days, it would include staying
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There are not enough words to compliment how amazing this lodge is. My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights (wish it could have been longer) and then headed down to Cape Town for 5 days. The lodge is perfectly situated in the bush away from any other lodges. Elephants come
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Response from TintswaloLodges, General Manager at Tintswalo Safari Lodge
Responded 25 Jun. 2018
WOW! What a great review! We just love all the detail you have gone into! And we will be sure to pass on all the praise to the staff you have mentioned. We are really happy that everyone looked after you and that you had such a fantastic time Warmest Regards Emily & Alistair Leuner General Managers, Tintswalo Safari Lodge
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My husband and I went on a short safari without the children for the first time so wanted something special and chose Tintswalo following a review of lots of different lodges and different game reserves. I was worried that it would not be as good as some of the places we have
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Tintswalo Safari Lodge was the most surprising place of the four weeks that we had spent traveling around five different countries in Africa. It is located in the vast wilderness of the Manyeleti Private Game Reserve where my husband and I were thrilled to encounter the Big Five
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From the moment we arrived to the moment we left, we felt like personal guests at someone’s home. Warm, friendly, attentive, happy and genuinely interested staff who are totally focused on making sure you have everything you need. Loved the idea of dining at a different spot
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Hi Larry, As our friends have already recommended, pack for layered clothing. May is the beginning of Winter here, but the days are mild. Have warm jackets for your morning and evening game drives, but we'll keep you warm too, with hot water bottles, blankets, and steaming coffee! Remember a hat and sunglasses, our southern hemisphere sun can be harsh. We can't wait to host you, Larry, see you in May!
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We saw everything! Within our first five minutes out saw a lioness with her cubs. Saw a pair of cheetahs and both a male and female leopards on two separate occasions within three days.
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Jwb answered this well. But I will say one of the best drives that we had during our stay was at night. We chased a leopard and ran into 3 lionesses in the pitch black. It was one of the most incredible experiences of my life. Alistair and Foster were the BEST driver/tracker team.
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Hello! Are alcoholic beverages included in the rate? Also, is there a fee for airport pick up? Thanks!
Sorry -- just seeing this question. We flew into the larger airport and yes there was a fee. All non-premium alcohol is included. BTW, you will love this place. The lion prides are on Face Book so you can follow them after leaving. Really cool
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Hello Susan! Our water is safe to drink, but it is very high in lime scale, so does not taste very nice. So we provide more than enough bottled water in the rooms, on the game drives and in the lodge. The water is safe to brush your teeth with though :) We look forward to seeing you in March - is there anything special that you are celebrating or that we can do so that we can make your stay more enjoyable?
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"If walking is an issue, ask for a suite closer to main lodge."
"Bath Night in Burton...."
"There is not a bad room in the place..."
"More daylight in room Speke - otherwise no complaints at all"
"The Baines Presidential Suite gives you a private chef, house manager, and cleaner as well as your own safari vehicle, tracker and guide!"
USD 1,306 - USD 4,176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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