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Umkumbe Safari Lodge

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Reviewed 27 November 2016

We had a early morning Safari in Nov 2016. It was a lifetime experience. We saw a leopard and hyena's competing for a kill. We saw Hyena's stalking Zebras with the stallion protecting the herd. Simply incredible!

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Reviewed 14 November 2016

I was greeted upon arrival by friendly Johan, one of the rangers who showed me to my room and gave a quick explanation of the daily activities. I arrived mid-afternoon, just in time for lunch. It was mainly cold pizza squares, but when you just...More

2  Thank lriglevart
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

This was my first safari experience and everything about it made me want to do it all over again. Once you arrive you are greeted by who will become your guide for your entire stay and really the person you can go to and ask...More

Thank Stepher76
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The lodge has a fantastic location next to the river and the staff are excellent, as were the game drives and viewing. However the Lodge and the facilities are in need of refurbishment. This place could be so much better than it currently is.

3  Thank GillClark
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Lodge is old and tired and needs a refurb. Food is all buffet, breakfast, lunch and dinner and average at best. We came back from evening game drive and had to go straight to dinner with no time for shower or G&T on the decking....More

5  Thank pukkageezer
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italiangirl2020
26 May 2018|
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Yes our reservations office can arrange transfers from the airports to Umkumbe return for you. And we do cater for vegetarians as well.
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Bridget H
15 April 2018|
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Hi Bridget Yes all meals are included in the rate. You will have a light breakfast before morning game drive, then a brunch when you return and then a light lunch later in the day, followed by dinner in the evening after... More
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4 November 2017|
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Hi - yes there is. Regards
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"Close to the main lounge"
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"The price was part of the tour. Hard to judge overall expense on that basis."
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"River view"
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"Some cabins face the river which we thought was nicer than those that face the bush."
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