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Kloof, South Africa
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Amazing place. loved the exclusive campsite that each site have its own bathroom and washing area. will definitely visit the reserve again. Staff was friendly and helped with the kids wherever they could so that mom and dad can have some time together.

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Hluhluwe
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great venue and services. Overall a lovely camping site with great ablutions, pool and braai facilities. Second trip to the camp site and very happy with the site and services. We will definitely return.

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Hluhluwe
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was fantastic. All the staff we were in contact with were very helpful and really courteous. Accommodation was spotless and very comfortable. Meal at the restaurant was a fantastic spread. Thank you!

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London, England.
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Lalapanzi combos which needed some updating and basic maintenance. The common areas, the pool and the lounge overlooking the (very scenic) lake could also do with some sprucing up. Management presence seemed to be lacking and no-one really told us about the amenities or tried to promote them - and it's misleading to advertise boat trips on...

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Durban
Reviewed 1 week ago

A really great place to unwind, destress and relax in the quiet of the bush. Fantastic birding opportunities. Great facilities for swimming & braaing. Unfortunately due to the drought the river cruises weren't operating but we have done a river cruise before and it was superb! Camping facilties, which is the way we holiday, are really superb with a choice...

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Hluhluwe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last minute booking to take my Parents away for a 2 day break. I flew in from overseas and we drove from Dbn to Hluhluwe. Place is understaffed for the peak season, and the entire presentation of the pace requires some attention. Bear in mind we were paying top rates for the xmas period, it was quite disappointing. Food is...

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Hluhluwe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent stay enjoyed the rooms and the nature I believe the food can be of a much higher standard Definitely will return in future Also an indication of how long the gravel is from town to the gate maybe get it tarred

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Hluhluwe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff members are so friendly. The area is very clean inside-out. Service at the Admin reception and on the tables was excellent. Would recommend Bonamanzi to people I know. Cost is reasonably affordable.

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Hluhluwe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay was really great - the resort was quieter as the holiday crowds hadn't arrived, that's why we chose to stay there. Reception was friendly and informative. Room was clean and very pleasant - we were given a bottle of champagne to celebrate our honeymoon there too! Our game drive with Steve was great - he had a sense...

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Hluhluwe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted to be in the bush, bird and specifically visit the floodplain to find the breeding pinkthroated longclaws. We booked and paid for this but the bird guide did not take us to the floodplain and did not know the local birds very well.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bonamanzi Game Reserve, a Big 4 Reserve, is a Natural Heritage Site bordered by the spectacular Lake St. Lucia Isimangaliso Wetlands - a World Heritage Site - and the magnificent Hluhluwe River.This privately owned game reserve and safari lodge is widely recognised as one of the best birding destinations in Southern Africa. Lake St Lucia and the Hluhluwe River give Bonamanzi its Zulu name, meaning "Look, Water!". Its almost 4000 ha teams with game, and one of Bonamanzi's special features is that it provides a safe and interactive bush experience in which you can do walks or drive, with or without the company of a trained field guide. To see the Big Five animals, the famous Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve is a short 20 minute drive away or join us on one of our Game Drives.A wonderful climate prevails all year long with splendid summers and warm winter days. Set your own pace as you absorb the peaceful sounds and spectacles of three adjoining eco-systems: coastal grassland, tropical forest, and woodland. Comfortable Accommodation and every facility is available to ensure that your stay is a pleasant one, be it a peaceful getaway for couples or families, or Conference and Events or Weddings parties. And there are plenty of Activities from Boat Cruises, Bird Safari and Game Drives to relaxing at the pool at Lalapanzi Camp to ensure that your every whim is catered for.Bonamanzi Game Reserve is easily accessible, being just a few hours drive from the Durban airport as well as the Golela border post with Swaziland, and perfectly situated to explore the splendour of this heavenly part of the world. Come, and experience Zululand's warm and friendly hospitality at its finest - we'd love to share it with you ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bonamanzi Game Reserve

Address: Bonamanzi Game Park | c/o Bonamanzi Game Park, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Hluhluwe
Price Range: ₹ 9,394 - ₹ 10,007 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bonamanzi Game Reserve 3*
Number of rooms: 38
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Also Known As:
Bonamanzi Game Park Tree House Hotel Hluhluwe
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