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Umlani Bushcamp

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Reviewed 14 August 2016

I am a French tour guide, based in Pretoria. I always take my guests to Umlani, the best place in the bust, I have experienced in the past years. Usually, my guests book 2 nights and don't want to leave ! I take them around...More

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Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded 22 October 2016

Thank you for your review and recommendation of Umlani on Tripadvisor the team and I greatly appreciate it and we look forward to your return .

Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We had a fabulous stay at the umlani bush camp. It is like walking into a different world there. Wonderful huts and delicious food. We were so well looked after. Our Rangers Andrew and Shedrek were so knowledgeable and went to every length to got...More

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Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded 24 August 2016

Thank you for the review on Tripadvisor we are pleased to hear you had a fabulous stay in our different world :) Andrew and Shadrack were pleased to be mentioned. Glad you were lucky with the game viewing . It is our pleasure and thank...More

Reviewed 2 August 2016

An excursion into the bush without electricity defines this unique experience. A small camp, rather than a resort, with a cosy ambience and personalised, friendly service. Your personal escort will protect you en route back to your room after dusk and before dawn - just...More

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Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded 24 August 2016

Thank you for the review of Umlani and your mention of the cosy ambience and friendly service , hope to see you back one day . All our best Marco & team Umlani

Reviewed 25 July 2016

Me and my partner stayed at Umlani for two nights and had one of the most memorable and special times. This place is in a class of its own! From the moment we drove through the gates this was a tranquil haven letting you savor...More

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Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded 24 August 2016

Thank you for your special review of Umlani we are pleased you had a memorable time. Also pleased hear you particularly enjoyed the tree house sleep out and your open the open air shower back at camp. Amos and Andrew enjoyed their special mention ....More

Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Unforgettable amazing experience. I have been to many private lodges within the Kruger, and the Timbavati itself and I chose to return to Umlani. A true natural bush experience with outstanding friendly 5 star service, professional rangers, extra luxury comforts like hot water bottles on...More

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Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded 24 August 2016

Thank you for your detailed review and recommendation of Umlani Bushcamp , we appreciate it very much. Happy to hear you an amazing experience and loved it. Hope to see you back soon. best regards Marco

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Pool
Restaurant
Free Internet
Free Parking
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Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Airport Transportation
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USD 519 - USD 744 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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USD 519 - USD 744 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kerri S
12 October 2017|
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Response from Umlani | Property representative |
Hello Traveller Yes, all game drives are included in your stay. Kind regards Umlani Team
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Rebecca F
18 November 2016|
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Response from Lizzie86_1 | Reviewed this property |
Breakfast after Safari was proper breakfast. Eggs made to order, toast, bacon, fresh fruit. One day we had lamb "bacon"! Lunch was salads and meat of some kind. Dinners were ox tail, lamb, etc. Usually one or two choices... More
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Kim Van N
21 September 2016|
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Hi Kim We use gas geysers to heat water for showers these gas heaters work on demand. Hot/warm water is available any time you require it. We have a solar powered charge station for electronic devices cameras , cell... More
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"Room 5 right in the middle of camp"
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"Stayed in eco-lodge. Nice and cool inside."
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"Keep doors and windows firmly shut to keep out monkeys."
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"Eco hut 7 is a great option during winter when it gets quite cold at night."
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