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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I camped here for one night and was very happy with everything. Campsite was clean with immaculate ablutions. The meals served in the restaurant were 100%. All staff friendly and helpful. Will definitely stay again when I'm in the area.

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Underberg
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Camped for 5 nights at Bushbaby Lodge, near Hluhluwe. Very nice campsite under shady trees. Facilities are very good - nice ablutions block, swimming pool and short walks on the property. The camp is less than half hour drive from to Hluhluwe Game Reserve Memorial Gate it is also very close to Hluhluwe village (that is if you need anything).... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our stay at Bushbaby Lodge where we camped for 4 days, loved it there, only downside is that they can really upgrade the bathrooms, looked a bit grubby, however the stay was awesome. Will definitely visit it again

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Thank Cathy B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not many camping facilities available close to Hluluwe were we needed to be for Cycle event. Rather pricy for whats on offer but then again choice in the area is limited!! Sites are spacious with some grass / shady sites. Although the chalets each have a stainless steel braai facility, the camsites have to share two communal braai facilities and... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

We stopped over at Bushbaby Lodge Hluhluwe on the way to KNP from Durban (2 nights)and on our way back again ( 1 night). Our original intention was to camp but with the forecast of bad weather we wimped out and hired a bungalow with a bathroom. Very clean and tidy but rustic. Enjoyed sitting on the veranda viewing the... More 

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Amatikulu, South Africa
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

We always enjoy coming back here, this time with the grandchildren. What a wonderful safe place to introduce little ones to the bush. They loved watching the animals come down to eat and drink at the waterhole, and they loved walking through the bush every afternoon. Feeding the bushbabies was obviously the highlight. Thandi and her staff are always so... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

This was our 3rd visit here so we're either suckers for punishment or we really like it! Pym & Thandie were as welcoming as ever & we enjoy the personal touch that they're always around & happy to answer any questions. The campground was quiet & there was a reason for that. It was freezing! Sunny during the day but... More 

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7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

We had the oppurtunity of spending 4 nights at the camping site- sites are huge and under the trees! The regular vist by the dogs and escorting us on the walk gave on the feeling of being home - only downfall the Tap's are far from the sights but we still enjoyed our visit!

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

Brilliant option for caravaners, lovely shaded sights. Friendly couple Pim and Thandi who are the owners make you feel at home. Nothing fancy but tastefully laid out. Will definitely come back. Spent 5 nights.Very convenient for visiting Hluhluwe and Imfolozi.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

Bushbaby was one of the places we stopped on our camper an road trip just before Xmas. Not a planned stop but a spot we found on the Internet. A fantastic little oasis in the oppressing heat of our journey. We were in the camping area of the small resort and couldn't wish for more available facilities. Lovely pool, shading... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Chalets & campsites in a lush garden of indigenous treesBushbaby Lodge is the perfect break-away in the heart of Elephant Coast. In a picturesque tropical garden under the shade of enormous indigenous trees with South African hospitality at its best. Treat yourself to traditional home cooking, or make use of the equipped communal kitchen and cater for yourself. Enjoy leisurely walks while viewing the rich bird live and game of the area. We are only 20 minutes away from the Hluhluwe/Umfolozi Game Reserve and various exciting activities can be organized in the area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bushbaby Lodge & Camping

Address: D49 | Bushlands, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Hluhluwe
Price Range: $67 - $74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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“If Self catering, take braai tongs and a sharp knife.”
 of 5 bubbles trevorc467, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for chalet 13 for privacy otherwise chalet 11 and 12 also overlook the watering hole”
 of 5 bubbles deebean0112, 27 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Make sure in advance if the lodge host large party groups before you book.”
 of 5 bubbles paulj930, 5 May 2015 | Read review
“Stay on the side that looks over a small water hole.”
 of 5 bubbles disteveCapeTown, 23 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Personal preference I would go for an en-suite next time.”
  • night exposure of grounds
  • Our chalet & braai area
  • View from veranda
  • twin room - beds can be pushed together
 of 5 bubbles VanessaM901, 17 Jun 2014 | Read review
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