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Bonamanzi Game Reserve

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Salt Rock, South Africa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Everything was spot on. We booked to stay at the Executive camp site, There were 4 pitches easily big enough for our two tents, each pitch has a power point, tap, braai & light. You are also allocated your own ablution room which has toilet, shower, hand wash basin, sink and counter so you can keep and prepare your food...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to camp. Close to nature with sightings of several animals we've never or seldom seen in the wild. It was a treat to have a genet to come up close to us at our campfire and the bush babies also came along to check us out. A leopard crossing the road at midday, and wild dog sighting at...

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Ballito, South Africa
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Bonamanzi is a family orientated nature reserve The campsites are spacious and have plenty of shade Sanitation is clean and only needs to be shared with few other campsites We encountered only friendly staff

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1Thank jeroenvl2017
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We were expecting so much more from our stay at Bonamanzi than what we received. We were staying in one of the self catering Tree Houses. They clearly hadn't prepared anything for our stay. The path to our unit was completely overgrown, the geyser and fridge hadn't been turned on and the outside table and chairs were stacked in the...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Bonamanzi has been our favourite camping spot for many years. We love the big campsites, with private ablution and bush surroundings. If resort-style camping is your thing this will not do. The kids keep themselves busy with sticks, stones and sand. The animal life is abundant, with everything from dungbeetles to elephants visiting.

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Hluhluwe
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We went camping at one of the private stands and enjoyed the camping site tremendously. Unfortunately the swimming pools were quite dirty and we didn't see a lot of game but might come back again in the future for the peace and quiet.

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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

What a nice camping experience we had. We had our own ablution and kitchen area which makes it even better. Staff welcomed us with friendly faces. Campsites are very neat and tidy. Will definitely come again and recommend Bonamanzi to other campers.

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Hluhluwe
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We've just spent a long weekend at Bonamanzi camping as a family group. The ablution facilities were 5 star! Camping grounds neat and tidy and were also serviced and cleaned daily. Definitely worth the stay,

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Paarl
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We enjoyed our camping at the scenic Bonamanzi. Each site has their own bathroom facility. It is save, clean and overall an uplifting experience. Campers may use the laundry service. Excellent for daytrips to other parks.

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Hluhluwe
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Service is deteriorating guys Please steady this trend before it goes down so far that it becomes irreversible. Having visited here before I've become expectant of a high level of service but this last trip was really disappointing

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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: ₹ 10,528 - ₹ 10,786 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bonamanzi Game Reserve 3*
Number of rooms: 38
Also Known As:
Bonamanzi Game Park Tree House Hotel Hluhluwe
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