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    Umlani Bushcamp

    Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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          US$413
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          • Excellent91%
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          “bush camp” (37 reviews)
          Free Internet
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          Breakfast included
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          Reviewed 3 days ago

          A return visit following our once in a lifetime trip to SA 18 months ago! We have been desperate to come back to Umlani since then. We remain overwhelmed by the experience provided by the whole Umlani family. From the housekeeping team's 'welcome' message on...More

          Thank BahHumbug123
          Reviewed 4 days ago

          Very good service, delicious meals and erperienced game drive team. Nice athmosphere of the lodge. Internet is very limited in time and location. Unfortunally we didn´t see a leopard - a good reason to come back!

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          Thank thomassZ4545RA
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          We have done some safari's before in South Africa. And they all have their special characteristics. Umlani is placed in a private reserve, but without fences connected to Kruger, so animals can roam freely. We saw the big five twice actually, with even 2 leopards...More

          Thank Toemaarjongens
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          Stayed here for a safari trip in May 2017 and must admit we were impressed with all aspects of this lodge. Staff very friendly and helpful, rooms very comfy/clean with nice clean mosquito nets, but it still managed to feel "rustic", the all inclusive food...More

          1  Thank Andy M
          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          We stayed at Umlani for 3 nights. It was unforgettable. The camp is totally off the grid and lighting is solar and oil lamps. They still manage to provide all the comforts of home - charming accommodations (including ensuite outdoor showers), lots of hot water,...More

          1  Thank Gail D
          Kambaku Safari Lodge
          593 reviews
          #3 of 17 Speciality lodging in Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
           
          Motswari Private Game Reserve
          673 reviews
          #1 of 17 Speciality lodging in Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
           
          Shindzela Tented Camp
          417 reviews
          #5 of 17 Speciality lodging in Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
           
          Kapama River Lodge
          1,627 reviews
          #4 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
           
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          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Free Internet
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          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
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          • Price range
          • US$421 - US$610 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 10
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          • Kruger National Park >
          • Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
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          • Umlani Bushcamp Hotel Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
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          Rebecca F
          Can anyone give me examples of the food that is served and what it is like? thanks
          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
          Hello, I'm looking to stay in either May or August of 2017. I know Umlani is essentially electricity-free. That being said, am I able to charge small electronics - camera batteries and mobile phones - in the rooms? Also, is hot water available during the day/morning for showers? Thank you!
          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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          misbms
          Do the wheelchair accessible lodgings have roll in showers? Are there grab bars at the toilet and in the shower? Can a person in a wheelchair roll up to the sink in the bathroom? Thank you.
          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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          "Eco rooms are less open to the outside environment, preferred the more open thatched hut."
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