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Springbok Lodge

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02/04/2017 03/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 16 December 2016

Our stay was beyond our expectations! The luxury tented stay, exceptional food and staff, professional game rangers (Mike is awesome) and variety of game that we saw made for a great value and memorable stay. The staff really go the extra mile to make you feel comfortable. Go hungry, don't forget the binoculars :)

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1Thank Estelle M
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Some of the tents have been upgraded and contributed to an even better stay than 3yrs ago, but still had the luxury tent experience. Ideally situated for us, in terms of needing quiet. Our allotted Game Ranger Mike, was great...helpful, knowledgeable, sense of humour, caring, considerate, found some great sightings, especially the lions. Food was fantastic and after getting up...

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2Thank Donna M
Lyons, Illinois
Reviewed 22 November 2016

The lodge is beautifully the game viewing is superb thank to Donna our ranger I have been on 7 game drive and I saw lions every time the food was also very good and a big thank to all the staff thank as well to Wendy who is very helpful will surely return

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1Thank vony l
Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Warm reception by staff with welcoming drinks and all else that matters. Lovely tent camp, well organised, smoothly run. No hassles. Wholesome breakfasts, lunches and variety of dishes to choose from for dinners. Lovely deck to relax on with rock pool, well kept grounds. Management visible and around. Game drives relaxed and well informed drivers, all with warm personalities and...

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Thank louisejvr1951
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Well spread out lodges ( large tented rooms with great bathroom facilities and outside shower. Veranda.Well marked paths to bar/lounge/dining room). Waiter service dinner. Buffet breakfast. Excellent game drive pm and early am. Small curio shop. Wonderful location. Not keen on Velcro anchoring of "screens" as quite windy and covers did not remain in place.

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1Thank franciscan45
Pretoria
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

My second visit to the Springbok Lodge was no less positive than my first visit last year. Our group comprising my brothers and friends was very well looked after by all of the lodge staff and Bronwyn who was our game ranger and guide for the duration of our stay. Chef Mark and his team did a great job at...

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1Thank Brendan H
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 24 October 2016

A spontaneous on-the-day booking saw us in luck with one available accomodation unit for a less than 24 hour visit. Rarely enough, but some timetables can't be messed with. My husband brought our son here some years ago, and he was impressed with how much and how well the development has been carried out. Thanks to our ranger and guide...

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Thank Dancingthroughchaos1
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

A weekend educating my boys on wild life, the game ranger Siya was their hero. What an epic weekend, on our first game drive in less than 3 hours Siya found us 4 of the big five. The lodge is lovely and the food was fantastic. The only thing I would add, is better wine by the glass. I was...

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Thank DeborahZebra
Prescott Valley, Arizona
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. It has more cabins than most of the safari lodges that we have stayed at which resulted in some long walks for many of the guests. Breakfasts and lunches were buffet style. All the meals were quite good. We especially like our Ranger (Jonathan). We was excellent. The rooms were quite nice. The only...

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Thank cooperlynx
Cirencester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2016

All aspects of this Lodge and its surrounds are exceptional. The accommodation is first class and very spacious and comfortable, the cuisine is excellent and the game drives in the magical Nambiti private reserve are quit outstanding. The staff are all very friendly and competent, in particular the Rangers (thank you Siya) and it is also extremely good value for...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nambiti Game Reserve is a 20,000 acre Private Reserve located 25 km from Ladysmith in Kwa Zulu Natal and is home to the Big 5 as well as cheetah, hippo and over thirty species of plains game which roam freely through the extensive grasslands and thornveld. Nestled in the heart of Nambiti Private Game Reserve is where you'll find Springbok Lodge. Escape to this pristine MALARIA FREE wilderness; relax and celebrate nature, her beauty and the small moments with us. The Sundays River provides an abundance of water through the Reserve and creates a unique sanctuary attracting several rare bird species and an enviable array of raptors and vultures. A birders delight! While the Big Five experience alone is enough to attract visitors, guests staying at Springbok Lodge leave with a different idea of "camping"... Accommodation is offered in elevated, luxury safari style air conditioned en suite tents with outdoor shower. Wake to the calls of the wild and enjoy picture perfect moments under the glorious African sky. Activities offered at Springbok Lodge include Game Drives and guided walks within our fenced area. Bass fishing (catch & release) is popular in season in the reserves well stocked dams. Day Trips to the nearby Battlefields can be arranged. Springbok Lodge is easily accessible from the N3 route Johannesburg and Durban bound. Springbok Lodge is an ideal venue for your next conference, company getaway or soul rejuvenation. Springbok Lodge offers a 'value for money" stay. Accommodation specials available throughout the year. ... more   less 

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Address: Nambiti Game Reserve, Ladysmith, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Ladysmith
Price Range: $369 - $485 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Springbok Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Every room has that amazing "Out of Africa" view -”
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 of 5 bubbles , 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the newly built tents.”
 of 5 bubbles 402estellem, 16 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Tents away from lodge are quieter;17-20 are fairly new & different view point; 10-13 a bit further away from the lodge & good views too.”
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 of 5 bubbles DonnamZA, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms face the bush, so great views. If mobility is an issue, ask for a closer one.”
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 of 5 bubbles Dancingthroughchaos1, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I would request a cabin near the lodge. Its a shorter walk.”
 of 5 bubbles cooperlynx, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
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