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Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been lucky enough to have been to 3 different types of lodges over the years. Each had its own flare. In our opinion, this is a great place to have see the big 5 and not pay the higher prices that some other...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank 1_finicky_1
Reviewed 21 October 2018

I must start by echoing the "AMAZING!!!" comments of reviewer ah64fish as we shared 3 of our 4 days at Waterbuck Lodge with them. The fact that there only 4 suites meant that all of the guests shared game drives and meals together which led...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Tony_B392013
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Best experience ever ~ Cornel's enthusiasm on drives made it so interesting along with Vusi's tracking skills. Saw big 5 and so much more, rare painted dogs, giraffe zebra hippos young hyenas etc. Our lodge was amazing greeted by elephants at the watering hole on...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank nahum_11
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Amazing is all that really needs to be said. From Cornel and Vusi’s ranger/tracker duo to Antoinette and team’s thoughtful food preparation to Anita and Delia’s GM and Assistant GM tandem, this has been an unbelievable experience! The 4 room boutique feel was perfect with...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank ah64fish
Reviewed 16 September 2018

We feel like some other reviewers that Waterbuck should be kept a secret from the outside world but it is too wonderful not to share with others who desire the greatest safari experience there is. On arrival there we were met by our hosts Odelia...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Beautifully set on a large watering hole deep in the African bush this amazing lodge awaits your arrival. There are 4 individually set rooms spaced generously apart with a welcoming central lodge area. This area More has a bar, lounge, swimming pool and a deck overlooking the waterhole. It is truly a little piece of paradise.Safari's (Game drives) are conducted morning and evening giving our guests a good chance of seeing Africa's famous "Big 5" as well as numerous other species of fauna and floura. These are conducted by extremely knowledgeable and friendly guides anxious to make your experience unforgettable.Please read the comments of our guests below, their words are the best reflection we can give on the experience. Look forward to hosting your African safari experience soon! Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
USD 699 - USD 879 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Waterbuck Game Lodge Thornybush Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Location
South Africa > Kruger National Park > Thornybush Private Game Reserve
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
USD 699 - USD 879 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Waterbuck Game Lodge Thornybush Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Location
South Africa > Kruger National Park > Thornybush Private Game Reserve
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Dining (14)
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Janine S
14 January 2017|
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Response from MaurizioNasi | Reviewed this property |
Hi Janine, I always inform in advance about food requests, just write, they were very helpful with us. I remember that the wifi was good and I also believed that we had tv in our room (which was very big, 2 floors): I cannot... More
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"Room 4 has the best view of the waterholes and visiting wildlife."
Tony_B392013
21 Oct. 2018
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"No bad rooms!! Alll with lovely decks. One of the rooms overlooked the incredible watering hole."
rsappern
16 Aug. 2018
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"Room 4 has the best view."
judykgal
8 May 2018
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"Room 4 is the best! apart from all the other rooms and awesome view of the dam"
ireneD2509
15 Mar. 2018
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