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    Umlani Bushcamp

    Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    Reviewed 10 February 2016

    My first time in South Africa, my first confrontation with African wildlife. It was everything I expected and much much more. Umlani is a small bushcamp, so never too many people around. The accommodation is very good, with comfortable beds, good showers, and all huts...More

    3  Thank mollandaise
    Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded 19 February 2016

    Thank you for the very good detailed review I am glad it was everything you expected and much more. I was pleased you found the team friendly and efficient,Andrew and Ephraim are happy they were mentioned. It was our pleasure and we hope you get...More

    Reviewed 9 February 2016

    The Camp and staff are delightful. This is not a luxury camp but one where you have a genuine feel of a "safari" You will see all the animals which one would expect and follow them off track into the Bush. The food is good...More

    2  Thank Stephen B
    Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded 19 February 2016

    Thank you for the delightful review of Umlani we appreciate it .We glad you found the food ideal for family holiday and that you would return to Umlani which we hope happens one day. all best Marco

    Reviewed 9 February 2016

    We visited Umlani for a three day visit, in December. The area looks beautiful, it is at the river (which was then dry) and we had one of the huts at the river bench. Our first game drive was the best one ever. It almost...More

    2  Thank rozeballetje
    Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded 19 February 2016

    Hi there I am sorry to hear that Umlani did not meet your expectations . Umlani Bushcamp is in a wilderness area and we operate off the grid hence no electricity it can be very dark at night and be overwhelming to some travelers. It...More

    Reviewed 8 February 2016

    Absolutely top notch all the way. Wonderful people. The only complaint is the Eco room ceiling fan pretty much ran out of juice after 2 hours of use, which made sleep time pretty hot. The guide, the ranger, the tracker, the food staff, the welcome...More

    2  Thank Tom G
    Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded 19 February 2016

    Thank you for the wonderful review ,we happy you found Umlani to be top notch all the way. About the fan in the Eco room I do apologize it ran out of juice two hours in . We have identified a new fan that uses...More

    Reviewed 5 February 2016

    Our family (with two boys aged 7 and 11) had an unforgettable stay at Umlani! Friendly staff, great drives, wonderful animal sightings and relaxing and laid back hours in camp. Extra magic to have hyenas and leopard tracks outside our hut. Feel priviledged to have...More

    2  Thank Teebee2016
    Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded 19 February 2016

    Thank you for the magnificent review of Umlani we glad you had an unforgettable experience . We also pleased you appreciate our ecofriendly philosophy and that you strongly encourage others to visit . best regards Marco

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
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    • Pool
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    • USD 478 - USD 669 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Kruger National Park >
    • Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
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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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    Response from Schiess | Property representative |
    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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    23 August 2016|
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    Response from Schiess | Property representative |
    Hi there Hi there We have a one Rondavel (unit) that has grab rails in the shower and the toilet . Let me know if I can send you pictures ? Regards Marco
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