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    Umlani Bushcamp

    Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
    011 27 87 551 7447
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    29/10/2017 30/10/2017
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    “no electricity” (71 reviews)
    “tree house” (89 reviews)
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    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Airport Transportation
    Family Rooms
    Shuttle Bus Service
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 11 March 2016

    thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Umlani. The drive to it was made special with a siting of giraffe from the car. Am relieved it was not lions! Our guide Sinclair was superb and Cabinet, the tracker just excellent. We saw all and more..... includuüing 2...More

    1  Thank Midjan1
    Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded 26 April 2016

    Thank you for reviewing Umlani on Tripadvisor we pleased to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay. Sinhle , Cabinate , Greg and Roulxe' were pleased to hear they were mentioned . To see two Aardvark is an amazingly lucky sighting I have been involved...More

    Reviewed 27 February 2016

    A dream, a wish, a bucket list or just a vacation do it and do it here ...Umlani...a most magical place. For mom, dad, grandma, grandpa, kids there is something unique and fascinating to keep the most active minds occupied. Umlani means and is a...More

    1  Thank jerlou2016
    Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded 10 March 2016

    Wow.... thank you so much for your nicely written review and your appreciation and mention of all other aspects of the Umlani experience. We pleased you felt at home and happy to hear you'll be back :)...... which we look forward to. Big Amos appreciates...More

    Reviewed 25 February 2016

    Everything about this trip was excellent - the accommodations, staff, managers, and guides. The food was great, and we spent hours daily viewing wildlife, up close. Could not be any better. The white lions were especially great to see.

    1  Thank Katherine C
    Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded 10 March 2016

    Thank you for your great review of Umlani we appreciate it , glad to hear you saw the famous white Lions . hope to see you again one day in the future. All the best Marco

    Reviewed 25 February 2016

    I spent 10 days in Umlani bush lodge 2-12 February 2016 and I travelled alone. I have been travelling a lot in Africa and I can really recommend this small (8 huts) authentic African bush lodge. The food was of good quality and all drinks...More

    1  Thank anneberit2016
    Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded 10 March 2016

    Thank you for your detailed review on TripAdvisor we appreciate you recommending Umlani to other travelers and we look forward to your return visit. Best regards marco

    Reviewed 15 February 2016

    From the airport where we were picked up until the moment they dropped us again at the airport the whole stay was pure pleasure, lovely, smiling people, perfect service, good food, possibility to meet other people, lovely moments during the sun downers with sweet service...More

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    Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded 19 February 2016

    Thank you for the lovely review it was a pure pleasure to read and we would love you to come again in the future. All our best Marco

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    Kerri C
    12 October 2017|
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    Response from Umlani | Property representative |
    Hello Traveller Yes, all game drives are included in your stay. Kind regards Umlani Team
    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
    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
    Room Tips
    "Room 5 right in the middle of camp"
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    "Stayed in eco-lodge. Nice and cool inside."
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    "Keep doors and windows firmly shut to keep out monkeys."
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    "Eco hut 7 is a great option during winter when it gets quite cold at night."
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