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Nyalaland Wilderness Trail

Kruger National Park, Kruger National Park 6560, South Africa
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Amazing trail, terrible guides

The Nyaland trail is absolutely beautiful with the temporary camp set overlooking the stunning... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
kschSA
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Cape Town, South Africa
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Not satisfied

If you love birds or just walking this is a great trail. The big animals were +50 meter away and... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
kikioko
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Kruger National Park, Kruger National Park 6560, South Africa
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

The Nyaland trail is absolutely beautiful with the temporary camp set overlooking the stunning river now replacing the previous permanent camp. It’s a Birder’s paradise but as far as Game goes, don’t have high expectations. Elephants and Nyalas dominate here. The camp itself is lovely,...More

Thank kschSA
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

If you love birds or just walking this is a great trail. The big animals were +50 meter away and running away. Not suited for animal spotting! The guide was not doing much effort to spot them, for example: we saw something in the river...More

Thank kikioko
Reviewed 15 October 2017

I was lucky enough to see lions mating, a hyena nursing her baby by the side of the road and 2 adolescent white rhinos bathing in a small pool before being chased off by a big alpha male.

Thank Katrina H
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Given the safety-driven necessity of driving in Kruger, whether guided or DIY, what can match the rare opportunity to walk through the bush with experienced rangers? The Nyalaland Wilderness Trail centers around a somewhat more than basic camp (room sized tents, lamps, a fire pit,...More

2  Thank frazier b
Reviewed 10 June 2017

The wilderness trails are the best way to experience the African bush. You are up front and close wiht nature. This was my second Wilderness Trail at the Nyalaland camp. I was initally concerned as we were staying in the temporary camp as the orignal...More

2  Thank RobertH16
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Spent half day and it was a great experience, wish we had more time. This is Hugh but well worth a visit

Thank esther913
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Wilderness trails are (IMHO) the best way to enjoy the bush. Watching Elephants taking a mud bath from just 100m away is simply stunning and unforgettable. As already pointed out, the setting of the camp is absolutely stunning: the tents just adds to the feeling...More

2  Thank Pat K
Reviewed 22 May 2016

I can only echo what others have said about this trail. The setting for the camp on the Luvuvhu River is out of this world and both Christopher and David were excellent guides who really opened our eyes to the bush. One of my best...More

1  Thank Andrea W
Reviewed 20 August 2015

I was hoping that this temporary site would become the permanent spot for it at the river setting is stunning. Christopher, David and Herbert were excellent, friendly and very knowledgeable. We have been lucky enough to have been doing trails in the Kruger for over...More

1  Thank lulu008
Reviewed 20 August 2015

My wife and I recently enjoyed the Nyalaland Wilderness Trail. It was a wonderful and very memorable experience. This was largely due to Christopher and David, the rangers who lead the trail. They ensured that the trip ran smoothly from start to finish. Their knowledge...More

Thank RamblinBoyCannock
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